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HIGH END SIMPLICITY, PLAY IT AGAIN SAM

Audionet, the German HiFi brand that in recent times has risen to the top, redefining high-end audio, has announced its release of the SAM 20 SE Limited Edition integrated amplifier.

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MCINTOSH ANNOUNCE STATEMENT XRT2.1K LOUDSPEAKERS

McIntosh has unveiled its new statement XRT2.1K loudspeakers in New York this week, standing 7 feet tall, with 81 drivers in total, and ownership setting you back at least $200,000.

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SAVE THE DATE: 2018 MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL HIFI SHOW

StereoNET, Australia's leading HiFi and Home Theatre publication is pleased to announce the 2018 International HiFi Show's return to Melbourne at the magnificent Pullman Mercure Hotel, Albert Park, October 12th - 14th.

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Reviews

REVIEW: MCINTOSH MA8900 INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER

McIntosh’s new MA8900 integrated amplifier simply confirms the brand’s iconic status. Yes, I know, I know, it’s solid state. But trust me, it sounds so complete after an hour spent pleasurably in its company; you’ll want one.

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REVIEW: LUXMAN EQ-500 PHONO AMPLIFIER

Phono stages aren’t the most glamorous item in a hi-fi chain. But if you want to hear your cherished record player at its best, a good one is essential. We’ve heard few better than Luxman’s EQ-500, regardless of price.

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REVIEW: HULGICH AUDIO ASTOR LOUDSPEAKERS

StereoNET reviews new Australian brand, Hulgich Audio, and their flagship Astor floorstanding 3-Way loudspeaker that quite simply offers a hell of a lot of speaker for the money.

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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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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: 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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PureAudioProject Stellar12 Open Baffle Loudspeakers

After reviewing the Trio15TB open baffle loudspeakers from PureAudioProject last year, when we heard about a new flagship, Stellar12, we had to take a closer look.

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Review: Audio Alchemy DDP-1 Digital Pre/DAC/Headphone Amplifier

What happened when Audio Alchemy set out to create the highest quality Preamp/DAC/Headphone Amp that could deliver exceptional, world-class sound for under $10,000 USD?

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REVIEW: SYNERGISTIC RESEARCH ATMOSPHERE SPEAKER CABLES

We’ll be looking at many products in the Synergistic Research cable range in the coming weeks. First up, we look closer at the Level 1 and Level 4 Atmosphere speaker cables.

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Review: Wilson Benesch Vector Loudspeakers

I remember getting the call from the publisher saying “Come over to my place to grab the Wilsons, you need to review them.” “Wilsons?” I asked ...

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Lavardin Technologies Model IS Integrated Amplifier

Do the boutique manufacturers of the audio world with shoe-string budgets have what it takes to deliver class leading products? French manufacturer Lavardin is giving it a good shot.

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REVIEW: TECHDAS AIR FORCE TWO TURNTABLE

TechDAS is the in-house brand of Stella Inc, a Japanese distributor of some seriously good hifi gear. While the TechDAS Air Force turntables are relatively young, they are steeped in the most revered history of Japanese turntable manufacture.

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REVIEW: ASTELL&KERN AK500N MUSIC SERVER

Astell&Kern, the South Korean consumer electronics company currently enjoying immense success with their portable audio player offerings, could be set to turn the HiFi and HeadFi markets upside down with their latest product release.

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REVIEW: TRIANGLE ART ZEUS PHONO CARTRIDGE

The Zeus MC cartridge from Triangle Art, USA is the new kid on the block. Join us as we taker a closer look at the cartridge from this boutique manufacturer.

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