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EXCLUSIVE: DALI GETS ACTIVATED

"The perception of HiFi is changing!" - they were the words delivered by DALI at an exclusive distributor event tonight held in Munich, Germany.

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GRYPHON’S HEART REMAINS WITH VINYL

As expected, the best sounding systems at The High End Show in Munich have one thing in common: an analogue signal source.

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WHAT AN ENCORE FROM MUSICAL FIDELITY

Yes indeedy, Musical Fidelity does a nice rendition of audio models along the theme of Hi-Res digital wireless streaming and networking, but thank you for asking.

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HARBETH CELEBRATES ITS 40TH BIRTHDAY WITH NEW MODELS

Audiophile loudspeaker brand Harbeth turns 40 this year and to celebrate this milestone in speaker design and manufacturing, the UK company has released some svelte new models to tat the High End Munich Show.

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MONITOR AUDIO’S GOT THE SILVER

The High End Show in Munich is awash with speakers. Everywhere you look some man and his monkey are displaying a range of models.

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MCINTOSH CONTINUES ITS ANALOGUE LEGACY

Few audio brands do analogue as well or as distinctively as the prestigious American brand, McIntosh. Today, McIntosh takes the covers off two new models at the High End Audio Show in Munich.

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MUSIC HALL DELIVERS TURNTABLES FOR BUDGET BUYERS

US Audio brand Music Hall is sharing the love. It’s hoping the new nicely priced MMF1.3 turntable becomes the object of affection for heaps of budget conscious music lovers.

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ELECTROCOMPANIET ANNOUNCES NEW EC LIVING RELEASES

You've likely come across Electrocompaniet's Classic line of high-performance HiFi components in your audiophile journey. Designed and produced in Norway, Electrocompaniet's more recent EC Living line is high-tech, yet simple and elegant ...

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SPINBOX: THE MECCANO OF RECORD PLAYERS

The announcement of a new do-it-yourself turntable concept this week will surely appeal to many. With five simple steps and less than twenty minutes of your time, your Spinbox record player, complete with amplifier and speakers built-in ...

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PLAYBACK DESIGNS: LIVING THE AUDIOPHILE DREAM

Now here’s a brand that doesn’t allow marketing hype to rule over substance. Proof positive is the new Dream Series Audio DAC and Transport-SACD/CD/Server System from Playback Designs.

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KEF REVAMPS THE Q SERIES SPEAKERS

The 8th generation of the Q Series isn’t an exercise involving a superficial makeover. Each model will have KEF’s signature Uni Q driver enhanced by a new Damped Tweeter Loading tube and a new, low-distortion inductor on each crossover.

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IN-AKUSTIK’S REFERENCE CABLE RISERS MAKE A DIFFERENCE

The effectiveness of 'cable risers' has long been the cause of many debates amongst audiophiles, no different to digital vs. vinyl really. Snake oil and all that, but in this case, we think not.

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