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MCINTOSH CONTINUES TO SUPPORT SILVER DISCS

With its roots in Stereo Audio, McIntosh’s new MCT80 SACD/CD transport comes as no surprise. It’s a good bet McIntosh is banking on audiophiles making models the calibre of the MCT80 the last transport they’ll own as we do a Usain Bolt, into the streaming

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ESTELON LAUNCHES ROLLS ROYCE PRICED SPEAKERS

There’s no bypassing the new Estelon Extreme Legacy Edition speakers price tag. At $364,000 per pair they’re about the same price as one of Rolls-Royce’s legendary bespoke automobiles.

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UNISON RESEARCH TAKES IT TO THE MAX

Given Unison Research’s decades long track record manufacturing some of the planet’s most gorgeous looking valve pre and power amps, the brand’s style cue for its new Max speakers is hardly surprising.

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MOBILE FIDELITY ARRIVES IN AUSTRALIA

Leading distributor, Synergy Audio Visual, have announced their appointment as the Australian representatives of Mobile Fidelity.

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REVIEW: BOWERS & WILKINS 805D3 LOUDSPEAKERS

If B&W’s new 805D3 speakers were human, they’d be the perfect long-term companion. We take a closer look at the latest offering from one of the biggest loudspeaker names in the world.

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STEREONET ACQUIRES AUDIOENZ AND EXPANDS TO NEW ZEALAND

While other Australian audio-video media outlets struggle, StereoNET continues to expand and prosper with its acquisition of New Zealand based AudioEnz.

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REGA POISED TO RELEASE NEW PLANAR 6 TURNTABLE

The eminent arrival of an all new, Rega Planar 6 turntable is further proof Rega isn’t an audio brand to rest on its corporate laurels.

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ONKYO AV RECEIVERS PRIMED FOR DOLBY ATMOS WITH NETFLIX

When it comes to streaming high quality movies, Onkyo and Netflix have one thing in common and it’s Dolby Atmos.

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MCINTOSH’S MOST POWERFUL INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER ON ITS WAY

McIntosh’s new MA9000 integrated amplifier is large, imposing and impossibly powerful. Rated at 300 watts per channel, the MA9000 is described by McIntosh as its biggest integrated amplifier.

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REVIEW: KII AUDIO KIITHREE ACTIVE LOUDSPEAKERS

Active loudspeakers dominated this year's High End Show in Munich, Germany. The next generation of Hi-Fi products has arrived and Germany's Kii Audio is off to a flying start with their KiiTHREE Active Loudspeaker.

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VAN DEN HUL CRIMSON STRADIVARIUS PHONO CARTRIDGE, BY SPECIAL ORDER ONLY

When it came time to revise the Crimson moving coil cartridge, designer A.J. Van Den Hul, turned to Italy for his inspiration.

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SONY REDISCOVERS VINYL

In a dazzling example of never saying “never’’, Japanese electronics heavyweight Sony is back in the vinyl business.

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