Written By: Peter Familari

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MCINTOSH’S C49 PREAMP IS THOROUGHLY MODERN

No brand is better placed to deliver high-end components that represent the best of analogue and digital. That’s what the new McIntosh C49 Preamplifier is poised to deliver without pausing for breath or missing a beat.

Posted in: StereoLUX! Hi-Fi

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LISTEN UP MUSIC USES HEALING POWER OF MUSIC FOR MENTAL HEALTH

Ali Taylor and Hank Paul know all about the healing power of music. The two friends are the driving force behind Listen Up Music and its Mental Health Music Training (MHMT), which is Australia’s first mental health training program designed to use the ...

Posted in: Music

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KEN ISHIWATA DEPARTS MARANTZ

After a celebrated career spanning 41-years, Ken Ishiwata is leaving Marantz.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Industry

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REVIEW: PRO-JECT PHONO BOX S2 PHONO PREAMPLIFIER

Never overlooking the value-for-money offerings on the Hi-Fi market in Australia, StereoNET takes a closer look at Pro-Ject's $280 compact phono preamplifier capable of bringing out the best of either MM or MC phono cartridges.

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AUDIO RESEARCH RELEASES SPECIAL EDITION CD PLAYERS

Audio Research's newly updated REFCD9SE and CD6SE players are the components I most covet. I'd buy either or both if only I had the money to buy a ticket to their big dance.

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PRO-JECT GOES BACK TO DRAWING BOARD WITH NEW CD PLAYER

Pro-Ject has invested big money in its new proprietary CD mechanism for its new CD BOX RS2 T Transport and predicts that the humble CD has stacks of life left in it yet.

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RUARK’S R5 HIGH FIDELITY MUSIC SYSTEM READY TO ROCK AND ROLL

Ruark started as a speaker brand, but more recently it’s been busy launching a flurry of svelte all-in-one audio systems of the calibre of the new R5.

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HOYTS GOES HIGH TECH WITH POPCORN ORDERING APP

Available soon is a new app from Hoyts that allows you to pre-order that cup of Coke and popcorn before you even leave home for the cinema.

Posted in: Technology

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NEW AUSTRALIAN STARTUP HESCHL AUDIO LAB UNVEILS FLAGSHIP AMPLIFIER

The launch of any new high-end brand is always cause for celebration. But when that brand is 100 per cent Australian we reach for a magnum of Tasmanian House of Arras Grand Vintage 2007 and enjoy every sublime mouthful.

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ARIA’S NEW WEEKLY VINYL CHART SHOWS VINYL ISN’T A FAD

Casually observing the attendance across the country on Saturday, the now hugely successful Record Store Day proves vinyl is back in the big time.

Posted in: Music

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PRO-JECT RELEASES X1 TURNTABLE, DESTINED TO IMPRESS MUSIC LOVERS

You better believe Pro-Ject when it says it isn’t a company that positions a turntable’s price and features above the need for real quality and engineering.

Posted in: Hi-Fi

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REGA TURNTABLE TRADE-IN PROMOTION

A legion of Australian Rega retailers is participating in a gilt-edged turntable trade-in promotion that will shave hundreds of dollars off the price of every turntable in Rega’s vast range.

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