Written By: Peter Familari

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REVIEW: YAMAHA NS-5000 FLAGSHIP LOUDSPEAKERS

Are Yamaha's Premium Flagship Loudspeakers a makeover of the original NS-1000, or is there more to the story? Perhaps they're the best speakers you'll never hear?

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B&O’S BEOSOUND STAGE RAISES THE BAR

Being the boutique brand that it is, the new Beosound Stage from Bang & Olufsen is a long way from the plain-vanilla soundbars populating the bulk stores.

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WILSON AUDIO SETS NEW HIGH-END SPEAKER STANDARD

With the imminent arrival of the Chronosonic XVX speaker, the idea of what constitutes a High-End speaker has to be reappraised because this new Wilson Audio speaker sets new standards.

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MCINTOSH ANNOUNCES MA352, ITS SECOND HYBRID INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER

McIntosh has added a second model to its MA series of integrated amplifiers, and it's called the MA352 and is destined for Australian retailers later this year.

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REVIEW: JBL L100 CLASSIC LOUDSPEAKERS

Everything old is new again. Iconic models of hi-fi components are enjoying a rebirth and re-release, and why not? We take a look at JBL's latest take on the L100 Heritage Bookshelf Speakers, now released as the L100 Classic.

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CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF FOCAL

It really is a long way to the top for any new speaker brand wanting to rock and roll in a market stacked with rivals. So in 1979 most of the world could be forgiven for allowing the launch of a new French loudspeaker company called Focal, to pass ...

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MAGNAT RELEASES RV 4 INTEGRATED AMP

German specialist, Magnat is a brand that keeps hitting all of the audio sweet spots. Its latest release is the RV 4 which blend traditional tech with modern connectivity and contemporary styling.

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VINCENT RELEASES SENSIBLY PRICED CD-200 HYBRID CD PLAYER

Vincent's gorgeously shaped and sensibly priced Tube Line models like the new CD 200 valve hybrid CD player rock the good audio boat called "Musical Satisfaction".

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ROKSAN RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA WITH BLAK SERIES

UK's loudspeaker specialists, Monitor Audio owns electronics and turntable boutique brand, Roksan. So, having acquired distribution rights for Monitor Audio, it seems logical Melbourne based wholesaler, Interdyn would make haste to add Roksan ...

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AUDIO-TECHNICA RELEASES 4TH-GEN OC9X PHONO CARTRIDGES

Audio-technica has just released a complete series of its truly giant-killing OC-9 moving coil cartridge.

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CLEARAUDIO JUBILEE AND V2 CARTRIDGES AND SMART POWER SUPPLIES

Analogue specialist, Clearaudio has just whipped up a batch of new models designed to get the best sound from vinyl.

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LUXMAN UNVEILS REVAMPED NEOCLASSICO AMP AND CD PLAYER

Luxman released its exquisite A4-sized SQ-N100 integrated valve amp and matching D-N100 CD player in 2007. It has now released a revamped series comprising the A4 sized SQ-N150 integrated amp and its companion CD player, the D-N150.

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