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Monitor Audio Gold 100 Standmount Loudspeaker Review

With trick drivers and a cabinet finish to die for, there’s a lot to like about Monitor Audio’s new Gold 100 standmounter, says David Price…

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NAD Electronics C 658 BluOS Streaming DAC Review

With the C 658 BluOS Streaming DAC, NAD is back playing to its traditional strengths, thinks Andrew Baker…

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Wireworld Cable Range Review

Mark Gusew auditions Wireworld’s Mini Eclipse 8 BiWire speaker cable, plus its Chroma 8 Ethernet, Platinum Starlight 7 USB and Supernova 7 TOSLINK optical interconnects…

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Mark Levinson ML5802 Integrated Amplifier Review

Does Mark Levinson’s new entry-level ML5802 amplifier for digital sources make the grade? Mark Gusew decides…

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EGM Audio Cable Range Review

Brisbane-based EGM Audio makes a range of affordable, high-value cables. Joel Massey launched the company back in January 2016, with the idea of becoming his country’s leading supplier of audio cables and accessories. So far, the future looks bright.

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Cambridge Audio Edge A Integrated Amplifier Review

To celebrate the 50th year of operations, Cambridge Audio has released a new Edge series of components. We take a look at the Edge A Integrated Amplifier.

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Sonus faber Sonetto II 2-Way Standmount Speakers Review

Sonus faber's new family of loudspeakers, Sonetto, are handmade in Italy, inspired by the history of Italian literature and made in traditional Sonus faber style. We take a closer look at the Sonetto II, 2-way stand mount loudspeaker.

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Bowers & Wilkins Formation Wireless Audio Suite Review

Bowers & Wilkins may well have been late to the high-resolution wireless audio party but with all eyes on them as they release their Formation Suite, it seems they've more than delivered a comprehensive, and formidable product range.

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Krix MX-5 Modular Cinema Screen Speaker System Review

You've probably experienced home cinema before, but have you experienced real cinema at home? In this world-first review, we take a close look and listen to the just announced Krix MX-5 Modular Screen Cinema Speaker System.

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Bose Frames Alto Audio Sunglasses Review

I love wearable tech. I especially love quirky wearables, so naturally, when Bose announced its Bose Frames Alto, Bluetooth sunglasses with speakers built-in, I was onboard.

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Audiofly AF140 MK2 Hybrid In-ear Monitors Review

Based in Perth, Audiofly designs and develops some of the only Australian-based IEMs on the market. We got our hands on a pair of Audiofly's latest AF140 MK2 IEMs for review.

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Yamaha Aventage CX-A5200 Preamplifier & MX-A5200 Amplifier Review

Sitting firmly at the top of Yamaha's AV range is its statement piece, or pieces in this case. The CX-A5200 is an 11 channel pre-amplifier and AV processor, while the MX-A5200 is an 11 channel power amplifier, together commanding an asking price of $7,998

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BenQ W2700 4K Projector Review

BenQ's game-changing W5700 projector left us impressed by its abilities when we reviewed it earlier this year. Now it's time to put its little brother, the $2,599 W2700 True 4K DLP Projector through its paces.

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Yamaha NS-5000 Flagship Loudspeakers Review

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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Anthem MRX-720 7.2 Channel ARC Genesis AV Receiver Review

We reviewed Anthem MRX-1120 two years ago, and while the AV Receiver range has not changed since, a series of free firmware upgrades have been released. So we jumped at the chance to review the smaller MRX-720 featuring ARC Genesis Room Correction.

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Onkyo TX-SR393 5.2 Channel AV Receiver Review

We take a closer look at Onyko's budget-friendly 5.2 Channel AV Receiver that packs grunt along with all the latest immersive sound formats.

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MrSpeakers AEON Flow Headphones Review

From humble beginnings selling modified headphones on forums to 3D printing custom cups, Mr Speakers has gone on to become one of the world's most respected headphone companies. We take a closer look at the AEON Flow Headphones.

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Nura Nuraphone Headphones Review

Most headphones deliver a sound signature that remains consistent to each listener that tries them out. But here's the thing - not all listeners are the same. Nuraphone attempts to solve that problem and we take a close look to see just how well.

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Creek Audio Evolution 100A Integrated Amplifier

Britain's Creek Audio has established a reputation for producing high-performance, value for money Hi-Fi components. We take a closer look at its state-of-the-art, modular design Evolution 100A integrated amplifier.

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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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REVIEW: OAD ULTRAFIDELITY UP1 PHONO PREAMPLIFIER

If you want the very best from your vinyl playback and analog hi-fi system, then you're going to want to check out the Australian designed and manufactured UP1 Phono Stage from Open Audio Designs.

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REVIEW: BEYERDYNAMIC LAGOON ANC HEADPHONES

The active noise-cancelling headphones market just had a new contender arrive in the form of Beyerdynamic, and its Lagoon ANC is worthy of the crown. Read on for the detailed review.

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REVIEW: DENON AVC-X6500H 11.2 CHANNEL AV SURROUND AMPLIFIER

We loved Denon's AVC-X8500H AV Amplifier so much when we reviewed it last year, so we just had to get the X6500H smaller sibling in to see just how it compared to the behemoth.

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REVIEW: RUIPRO TRUE 4K FIBRE HDMI CABLE

The increased popularity of 4K content has presented problems for many with HDMI cables, particularly over extended runs between a source and display device. RuiPro delivers an affordable HDMI cable solution.

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REVIEW: MEDIALIGHT BIAS LIGHTING

A bias light is simply a light placed behind your television to reduce eye-strain and improve your TV's perceived contrast ratio. From as little as $99 it could be the most affordable upgrade you can make to your TV.

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