News

  • Tue, 02/06/2020
    Auralic have introduced a category-wide update to its G2 and GX range of streaming audio products: Series G2.1/GX.1. The Auralic engineering team has developed G2’s next evolutionary step, embodied by the all-new Unity Chassis II. The G2.1 Series casework now features a double enclosure, or “chassis-within-a-chassis,” where the outer casework is manufactured from high-grade aluminium and an additional internal enclosure is made from copper.read more
  • Thu, 28/05/2020
    Copland’s new CSA100 integrated amplifier aims to combine the advantages of tubes and transistor amplification using the synectic design concept that has made previous Copland hybrid amplifiers so popular. The CSA100 (£3,498) has a solid state 2 x 100W current feedback power plant, fed by a double triode tube-preamplifier. One tube is responsible for the line amplification and the efficiency of this single tube layout is astonishing.read more

How To

  • Tue, 28/04/2020
    A selection of accessories that help you get the most out of your turntable and thus make your records sound even better. Some of these devices are used every time I set up a turntable others are for routine maintenance while the rest are handy tools for refining turntable set up.read more

Latest Reviews

  • Wed, 03/06/2020
    It says something about the state of British manufacturing when a brand that once adorned trains and jet planes is used by a cable company on a network switch, but English Electric became part of GEC in the late sixties and like some of the great audio marques of that era it pretty well disappeared. read more

Show Report

  • February, 2020
    Rajiv Dave (top) of Chord Electronics explained a little more about the 2go portable streamer (£995) and 2yu DAC adaptor (£450) that were released just before the show. Dave formally worked with the BBC on their digital tech in the nineties,... read more

Features

  • Wed, 22/04/2020
    The room is undoubtedly a major factor in any sound system, you only have to visit a hi-fi show in a hotel to realise that regardless of the hardware it can be very difficult to make a good sound in a ‘bad’ room.