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REVIEW: NAD M10 BLUOS STREAMING AMPLIFIER

NAD Electronics' new M10 BluOS Streaming Amplifier is the latest addition to its 'Masters” range. Read on to discover why this release knocked the socks off both the reviewer and the editor!

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DOLBY ATMOS ON A BUDGET WITH KEF Q50A

KEF's Q50a is the silent achiever that has enjoyed massive success since its release last year. An upfiring Dolby Atmos surround speaker; it will take your immersive sound to new heights, quite literally!

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SHOOTOUT: RECORD CLEANING MACHINES

We take a look at Record Cleaning Machines, the infamous Okki Nokki, and the lesser-known RCM from Consonance.

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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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REVIEW: ELAC BS 244.3 BOOKSHELF SPEAKERS

Elac's 244.3 bookshelf speakers have a real sense of purpose that defies its minimal size. StereoNET's Steve Smith takes a closer look and gains an education on the Elac brand.

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D’AGOSTINO MOMENTUM PRE-AMPLIFIER NOW IN HD

Building on the already impressive D'Agostino Momentum Preamplifier, a further round of upgrades now earns it 'HD' status.

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BLU-RAY REVIEW: FANTASTIC BEASTS - THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, which although, is not without its more charming moments, is undoubtedly a tale for adults. And with it, brings a different perspective on the characters we were introduced to in the Harry Potter series.

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TECHDAS DEBUTS AIR FORCE ZERO TURNTABLE, BUT IF YOU NEED TO ASK THE PRICE ...

More details have finally emerged about turntable giant, TechDAS, and its flagship Air Force Zero turntable that weighs in at more than 500kgs!

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FIRST IMPRESSIONS: BENQ W2700 & W5700 4K UHD PROJECTORS

When a manufacturer pulls out all the stops for a product launch, you know they think they’re onto something pretty special. BenQ's Sydney launch of its newest 4K projectors, the W2700 and W5700, was no exception.

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LG SERVES UP SIX SOUNDBARS FOR 2019

LG has announced that it’ll bring no fewer than six new soundbars to the Australian market this year.

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ONKYO RELEASES TWO NEW & AFFORDABLE INTEGRATED AMPS

Onkyo's new A-9110 and digital-audio-ready Onkyo A-9130 integrated amplifiers promise outstanding performance pitched at audiophiles on a tight budget.

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CAMBRIDGE AUDIO RELEASES WORLD’S FIRST APTX HD STREAMING TURNTABLE

The Alva TT turntable freshly minted by boutique UK audio brand, Cambridge Audio has landed in Australia with the promise of unshackling your vinyl spinner from its traditional perch on top of a hi-fi rack.

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DTS PLAY-FI ADDS PREFERRED SPEAKER ALEXA COMMAND

The new Preferred Speaker feature gives you the convenience of selecting a specific DTS Play-Fi powered device to become the default music playback speaker for your Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Spot, Echo Show or other Amazon Alexa device.

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MCINTOSH AMPS AND MORE GET ROON TESTED DESIGNATION

No fewer than 11 McIntosh products, encompassing pre-amps, receivers and integrated amplifiers, have received Roon Tested designation and, the Binghamton NY audio crew are pretty happy with that.

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LG ROLLS OUT NEW 8K OLED FOR 2019

Overlooking Sydney harbour, LG gave us a sneak-peak at their upcoming 2019 product range today. As I departed my Uber, I received a pleasant welcome by an umbrella welding LG rep and was quickly ushered into LG’s multi-level smart home in Cremorne.

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EXCLUSIVE: DALI FINDS NEW HOME AT AMBER TECHNOLOGY

Danish loudspeaker manufacturer Dali has found a new home in Australia with Sydney-based Amber Technology to relaunch the brand locally.

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REVIEW: PANASONIC DP-UB9000 4K BLU-RAY PLAYER

While Panasonic produces disc players at differing price points, there’s no confusing the DP-UB9000 with any of its more price conscientious siblings. Instead, the DP-UB9000 looks every part the high-end player at home in a rack of equipment.

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