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SOUND UNITED SETS SIGHTS ON ONKYO & PIONEER

Sound United has announced it has entered into a term sheet agreement to acquire Onkyo Corporation's consumer audio division, including the Onkyo, Pioneer, Pioneer Elite, and Integra brands.

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NURA IS BACK WITH NURALOOP SMART EARPHONES

Following the phenomenal success of Nura's first release, the Nuraphone headphones last year, Nura is back again, but this time, it's the NuraLoop.

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REVIEW: STAX SRM-D50 ELECTROSTATIC DRIVER AND DAC

In all my years as a headphone listening enthusiast, one thing has remained clear from the very start - there is nothing quite like listening to a Stax system. We take a closer look at the new Stax SRM-D50 which blends electrostatic earspeaker driving ...

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WIN YAMAHA MUSICCAST TURNTABLE, WIRELESS SPEAKERS & HEADPHONES

Yamaha has kindly put up a swag of prizes for our May competition, giving you a chance to win one of two prize packs including the MusicCast Vinyl 500 Turntable and MusicCast 20 Wireless Speaker, or HPH-W300 Headphones.

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FREE ENTRY TO 2019 STEREONET MELBOURNE HI-FI SHOW FOR NSW RESIDENTS

Chester Group, UK-based organisers of the 2019 Australian Hi-Fi & AV Show planned to be held in Sydney this year have announced they will postpone their show until 2020.

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REVIEW: AUDIO-TECHNICA ATH-ANC900BT NOISE CANCELLING BLUETOOTH HEADPHONES

How does Audio-technica's new ATH-ANC900BT Noise Cancelling Bluetooth headphones stack up against the competition from Sony, Bose, B&W and Sennheiser? Read on to find out.

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CHORD ELECTRONICS POLY STREAMER GETS BIG UPDATES

Chord Electronics has announced a significant firmware update for Poly, the wireless streaming module for the Mojo DAC/headphone amp.

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APPLE SURPRISES WITH NEW AIRPODS

Talk of Apple's new AirPods for 2019 has been rife for some time now, but this morning's announcement ahead of next week's media event has taken all by surprise, but on paper also delivers in spades.

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IPHONE NOW SUPPORTS MQA - GETS TIDAL MASTERS

Following the recent Tidal and MQA announcement for Android, Master quality tracks are now available via iPhones.

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PRO-JECT GOES PORTABLE WITH DAC BOX E MOBILE

Renowned turntable brand Pro-Ject is taking to the streets with its new DAC Box E Mobile.

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REVIEW: BEYERDYNAMIC XELENTO WIRELESS IN EAR HEADPHONES

True wireless IEMs are now officially a thing, and they are here to stay. Apple stole the headline with its AirPods, then Sennheiser redefined it with the Momentum True Wireless. Has Beyerdynamic got what it takes to claim the crown? Let's find out.

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SONOS PLANNING HIGH-END WIRELESS HEADPHONES

Sonos, the pioneers of the multi-room wireless audio category and market that it cleverly carved out for itself are reportedly working on high-end, wireless over-ear headphones.

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TIDAL MASTERS ARRIVES ON ANDROID DEVICES

Fed up with not getting the full benefit of your top-tier Tidal subscription when on-the-go? Well, if you're an Android user, you now get Tidal Masters access.

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REVIEW: SENNHEISER MOMENTUM TRUE WIRELESS IN-EAR MONITORS

Since Apple decided ditched the headphone jack on the iPhone, the popularity of wireless headphones, and in particular, wireless IEMs has exploded. I tried a few products out but eventually lost hope that a true wireless IEM existed. Until now ...

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SENNHEISER OPENS FLAGSHIP STORE IN SYDNEY

Following the successful debuts of Sennheiser flagship stores in Berlin and San Francisco, Sennheiser has now unveiled its Aussie flagship destination store.

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2019 MELBOURNE HI-FI SHOW DATES ANNOUNCED

Australia's most well-attended exhibition of hi-fi, home cinema and headphones, will take place in Melbourne, October 18th - 20th, 2019.

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BEYERDYNAMIC SOUL BYRD IN-EAR HEADPHONES HAVE LANDED

German headphone manufacturer Beyerdynamic has a new pair of wired in-ear headphones for the Australian market in the form of the Soul Byrd.

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