News – Tidal High Fidelity Streaming
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News – Tidal High Fidelity Streaming

WiMP HiFi, the award-winning Scandinavian music streaming service, has announced it will introduce TIDAL – http://tidalhifi.com – high fidelity streaming to the UK and the U.S. later this autumn. Unlike any other service currently on the market, TIDAL will offer high fidelity sound quality, high definition music videos and curated editorial by experienced music journalists. TIDAL, which will be […]

News – Black Rhodium Loudspeaker Cables
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News – Black Rhodium Loudspeaker Cables

Black Rhodium has released six new loudspeaker cables, all designed to to minimise and eliminate more kinds of cable distortion than ever before, says the company. All six cables have been designed for low “Transient Phase Distortion” to reduce distortion from the magnetic effects of current carrying conductors. All of the new Black Rhodium Loudspeaker cables use rhodium plated connectors “for […]

News – KEF Blade Two Debut At Whittlebury
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News – KEF Blade Two Debut At Whittlebury

Following the recent announcement that KEF was to expand the Blade speaker range with the introduction of the KEF Blade Two, the pioneering new model is set to be showcased at this year’s National Audio Show at Whittlebury Hall – the first demonstration anywhere in the UK. Like the original Blade, Blade Two is based […]

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Russ Andrews X4 and X6 Block Mains Extensions
By September 15, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Russ Andrews X4 and X6 Block Mains Extensions

Russ Andrews Accessories has introduced the X4 Block and X6 Block mains extensions with built in Silencer technology, complementing the hugely popular X2 Block and incorporating the company’s UltraSocket mains sockets to provide a secure and quiet mains supply connection for up to four or six pieces of equipment respectively. Manufactured from impact and fire […]

News – Kudos X3
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News – Kudos X3

Loudspeaker specialist Kudos, teels us that “Hot on the heels of the highly successful Kudos X2 ‘baby floorstander’, the new X3 loudspeaker goes above and beyond with its larger size, extended bass and exciting dynamic range.” The X3  uses the same high quality tweeter as its ‘baby brother’ the X2, but marries it with a […]

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News – Meridian High-end Multi-channel Wi-Fi
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News – Meridian High-end Multi-channel Wi-Fi

Imagination Technologies  and Meridian Audio announced that it has entered into an agreement to collaborate on the next generation of multi-channel high resolution wireless audio streaming systems. Meridian Audio, one of the world’s most respected leaders in digital sound and widely regarded as a leader in high quality audio and video reproduction, is to use Imagination’s family of Caskeid technologies to […]

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News – Chord Hugo Case
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News – Chord Hugo Case

When I recently spent time with Chord’s outstanding Hugo  I wondered just how long it would take before some accessory ‘specialist’ would cobble together some some of case that owners could use to transport the device or use it when they were on the move. Thankfully, Chord has beaten any third-party chancers and produced its own […]

Review – Naim mu-so Wireless Network Music System
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Review – Naim mu-so Wireless Network Music System

I really have no idea of the best angle from which to approach this new offering from Naim Audio: it simply is not the type of product for which there is or has ever been any sort of precedent from Salisbury’s high-end specialists… At the launch of the mu-so, one of Naim’s traditional retailers enthusiastically […]

Review – Chord Hugo DAC/Headphone Amplifier

Review – Chord Hugo DAC/Headphone Amplifier

Most audio companies, especially those that fall into the ’boutique’ category would, when they build a DAC simply usually assemble a kit of parts from the likes of TI or Wolfson, to name but two chipset specialist suppliers. The UK’s Kent-based Chord electronics was far more adventurous when it built the Hugo: it invested vast […]

News – McIntosh MXA70 “Little” System

News – McIntosh MXA70 “Little” System

McIntosh MXA70 “Little” System The legendary American high-end manufacturer McIntosh Laboratory is launching its big “little” system, the MXA70, in the UK at a retail price of £5999.95. The McIntosh MXA70 is a highly versatile high-performance audio system that’s hand-built in McIntosh’s Binghamton (NY) factory. It contains an advanced 50-watt McIntosh amplifier, in-house aluminium loudspeakers and […]