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REVIEW: PIONEER XDP-300R DIGITAL AUDIO PLAYER

In a category once dominated by Astell&Kern, Pioneer's range of digital audio players puts hi-res music and money back in the pocket of discerning on-the-go audiophiles.

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MUSIC REVIEW: CAMILLE THURMAN - ‘INSIDE THE MOMENT’

With this release, Chesky Records stakes a claim in the MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) format, paired as it is, with the re-mastering of Rebecca Pidgeon’s 'THE RAVEN', both due for release at the end of May.

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REVIEW: QUESTYLE ‘GOLD STACK’ REFERENCE SYSTEM

If you're looking for the ultimate in Head-Fi listening, the 'Gold Stack' Reference System from Questyle Audio should be number one on your audition list.

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REVIEW: ARCAM AVR850 AV RECEIVER

When I discovered I would be reviewing Arcam’s $8,995 7.2 channel AVR 850, it got me wondering how much better an AVR could be without having to make the same compromises as its competitor.

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REVIEW: HIFIMAN HE-1000 V2 HEADPHONES

The HiFiMAN HE-1000 V2 represents the latest update to the original HiFiMAN’s HE-1000 flagship headphones. With an improved ergonomic design and slightly different sound tuning, the V2 aims to recapture the same magic ...

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REVIEW: KEF PORSCHE DESIGN MOTION ONE EARPHONES

Not the first time KEF and Porsche Design have collaborated, but this range oozes class and luxury. We take a closer look at the Motion One wireless earphones.

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REVIEW: METAXAS & SINS MARQUIS HEADPHONE AMPLIFIER

Metaxas & Sins is an energetic and enthusiastic audio manufacturer with striking designs and “out there” implementation. Their latest creation, the Marquis Headphone Amplifier is the subject of our review here.

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REVIEW: HANA SL PHONO CARTRIDGE

At 50 cents an hour of playtime, can this affordable Japanese cartridge from Hana be a worthy addition to an audiophile's analogue arsenal? We take a closer look.

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REVIEW: AVID HIFI INGENIUM TURNTABLE

The AVID HiFi Ingenium is quite simply the little turntable that could. The entry level from the U.K manufacturer, StereoNET takes a much closer look at just what it is capable of.

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REVIEW: ANTHEM MRX-1120 HOME THEATRE RECEIVER

How good is the new third generation MRX Series from Anthem? We take a closer look at the MRX-1120 with all its 11.2 channels, industry leading room correction and more features than you can possibly imagine.

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REVIEW: ELAC DISCOVERY MUSIC SERVER

You've likely heard of Roon by now, "the music player for music lovers" but the cost of admission may have held you back. ELAC's Discover Music Server may be just the ticket. Read on to understand more about Roon Essentials.

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REVIEW: KEF LS50 WIRELESS LOUDSPEAKER SYSTEM

The now famous KEF LS50 gets 'activated'. StereoNET takes a closer look at the new LS50 Wireless model, and explains why it could be your first, and your last HiFi system.

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REVIEW: ZYX R50 BLOOM 3 PHONO CARTRIDGE

ZYX is a Japanese company renowned for their world-class phono cartridges. StereoNET's Peter Familari takes a closer look at the Bloom 3 Phono Cartridge from the R50 Series.

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REVIEW: BOWERS & WILKINS P7 WIRELESS HEADPHONES

Have Bowers & Wilkins created an audiophile friendly Bluetooth headphone option with the P7 wireless headphones? We take a closer look.

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MUSIC REVIEW: SANTANA, LOTUS

Hot on the heels of Audio Fidelity winding back on their excellent run of Surround Sound SACDs, this is a very interesting choice for the label.

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REVIEW: VAF RESEARCH EVO1 LOUDSPEAKER

Founder Philip Vafiadis and his company VAF Research have been in business since 1978. The EVO1 loudspeaker is the result of more than a decade of research into compact speakers. We take a closer look.

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REVIEW: DENON AVR-X4300H NETWORK AV RECEIVER

It was back in the early days of DVD that I first encountered a Denon receiver. Much has changed in 16 years, and we take a closer look at the upper-mid level AVR offering from Denon today.

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REVIEW: BLUESOUND PULSE SOUNDBAR

Bluesound has continued to set standards and go where no other wireless audio brand has gone. We take a closer look at their latest release, the PULSE Soundbar.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Home Theatre Lifestyle

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REVIEW: IEAST SOUNDSTREAM PRO STREAMER

It was only a few shorts years ago, that Logitech's Squeezebox had the market sewn up for compact, streaming audio devices. The Squeezebox has since departed, and in its place is no shortage of multiroom audio products. iEast has flown under the radar.

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REVIEW: RCM SENSOR 2 PHONO AMPLIFIER

As you move up the audio hierarchy and away from the budget vinyl spinners and gravitate to the mid-priced and higher-end models, analogue’s supremacy over digital hits you fairly between the ears. And it can’t be ignored.

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