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SPINBOX, A RECORD PLAYER A 5-YEAR OLD CAN BUILD

When the founders of Spinbox, a DIY turntable in a cardboard box, dropped an email into my inbox asking if I’d be interested in looking at one of their turntables I nearly dismissed it.

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SYNERGY AV BRINGS THE BIG SCREEN HOME WITH VIVITEK

Melbourne based AV distributor, Synergy Audio Visual, have announced their appointment as the national distributor for Vivitek projectors, a division of the global Delta Electronics company.

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EXTENDED LENGTH 4K HDMI CABLES NOW AVAILABLE FROM RUIPRO

Ruipro, known worldwide as one of the best 4K HDMI Fibre Optic cables and particularly for extended runs from 10m to 100m, are now available in Australia.

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Reviews

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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THE ONE BOX CENTERPIECE WITH MOON’S 240I INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER

Simaudio, the Canadian based manufacturer has announced their new MOON 240i Integrated Amplifier.

Posted in: Hi-Fi

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WIN THE ULTIMATE TURNTABLE SETUP TOOL WITH AUDIO FIDELITY

We’re often asked what tools we use to setup turntables and the answer is quite simple. The SMARTractor from Acoustical Systems is a universal tonearm and cartridge tool and considered the benchmark by many.

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BRINKMANN RELEASES NYQUIST, MQA-READY DAC

Brinkmann, the brand most famous for its turntables have announced their Nyquist DAC, some thirty years after the introduction of their first Digital-to-Analog Convertor.

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KLIPSCH IS BACK WITH THE CLASSIC FORTE III

Following the shock change of distribution of Klipsch in Australia earlier this year it’s now full steam ahead for the brand via seasoned distributors, QualiFi.

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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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CLEARAUDIO’S NEXT GENERATION ACTIVE TURNTABLES

Forty years after they started, Clearaudio are still at the forefront of turntable technology and marks the occasion with a new turntable range called Concept Active, “one for all, all for one”.

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ELAC DISCOVERY MUSIC SERVER GETS AN UPDATE

Roon, one of the best advancements in digital music management in the last decade, is “the music player for music lovers”, and we agree. With the Roon Essentials 1.3 update, the ELAC Discovery Music Server reaps the rewards.

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BREAK OUT THE CHAMPAGNE FOR MARANTZ CR611

The Melody Media CR611 from Marantz goes down as being one of the most popular products in the current line-up and it’s no wonder, it does the lot.

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JBL ANNOUNCE FOUR NEW HEADPHONE MODELS

JBL round out their Everest 2.0 headphone range with four new Bluetooth only models. Given the Everest moniker, as you would expect the range is the flagship of the JBL headphone line-up for 2017 which includes Everest 110, 310, 710, and Elite 750NC.

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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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BREAKING: HARMAN INTERNATIONAL ACQUIRES ARCAM

HARMAN International who was acquired by Samsung in March this year have announced today that they have acquired the Cambridge, U.K. based ARCAM brand.

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AUDIO ACTIVE CONSOLIDATES BRAND LINEUP

Audio Active have announced they will cease distribution of Swedish brand, Primare, and work with a new yet-to-be appointed distributor to ensure a smooth transition.

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