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JL Audio E-Sub E110 10” Active Subwoofer Review

Want a compact, high quality subwoofer that sings with both movies and music? Tony O’Brien says this is the one for you…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Home Theatre Loudspeakers Subwoofers Applause Awards 2019

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Technics SL-1200G Turntable Review

The world's most iconic turntable has been reimagined. It's the same but even better, says David Price…

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Bowers & Wilkins PX7 Wireless Headphones Review

With trick tech and special tuning, Bowers & Wilkins' new PX7 noise-cancelling headphones promise to be the company’s best yet. Matthew Jens decides…

Posted in: Headphones Applause Awards 2019 Headphones Over / On Ear Noise Cancelling

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Chord Electronics Huei MM/MC Phono Preamplifier Review

With its funky glowing coloured spheres, Chord’s new Huei phono stage trips the light fantastic for analogue addicts. David Price goes for a spin…

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Linn Selekt DSM Katalyst with Integrated Amplifier Review

A feast for both the eyes and ears, the swish new Linn Selekt DSM single-box system is a sensory delight, says Mark Gusew…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Amplifiers Integrated Amplifiers Applause Awards 2019

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Rega Planar 10 Turntable Review

One decade on from Rega’s return to records, the Planar 10 is the company’s brilliant new vinyl flagship – says David Price…

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Acoustic Energy AE500 Stand-Mount Loudspeaker Review

David Price takes a close look at the smaller of the two loudspeaker models that make up Acoustic Energy's flagship 500 Series, the compact AE500 stand mount.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Loudspeakers Bookshelf / Standmount Applause Awards 2019

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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…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Loudspeakers Bookshelf / Standmount Applause Awards 2019

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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.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Amplifiers Integrated Amplifiers Applause Awards 2019

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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.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Loudspeakers Bookshelf / Standmount Applause Awards 2019

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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.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Home Theatre Lifestyle Integration Technology Loudspeakers Active Smart / Bluetooth Applause Awards 2019

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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.

Posted in: Home Theatre Loudspeakers Dedicated Cinema Applause Awards 2019

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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.

Posted in: Home Theatre Visual Applause Awards 2019 Visual Projectors

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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?

Posted in: StereoLUX! Hi-Fi Loudspeakers Floor Standing Applause Awards 2019

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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.

Posted in: Home Theatre Amplifiers AV Receivers & Processors Applause Awards 2019

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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.

Posted in: Headphones Applause Awards 2019 Headphones Over / On Ear

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JBL L100 Classic Loudspeakers Review

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.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Loudspeakers Bookshelf / Standmount Applause Awards 2019

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OAD Ultrafidelity UP1 Phono Preamplifier Review

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.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Amplifiers Phono Preamplifiers Applause Awards 2019

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Beyerdynamic Lagoona ANC Headphones Review

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.

Posted in: Headphones Applause Awards 2019 Headphones Over / On Ear Noise Cancelling

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Chord Electronics Qutest DAC Review

Could Chord Electronics' Qutest DAC be the screaming bargain in a market offering DACs often commanding the price of a motor vehicle? We take a closer look and answer that question.

Posted in: Hi-Fi DACs Applause Awards 2019

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Audio-technica ATH-ANC900BT Noise Cancelling Headphones Review

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.

Posted in: Headphones Applause Awards 2019 Headphones Over / On Ear Noise Cancelling

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Meze Audio Empyrean Planar Magnetic Headphones Review

You know how they say that you should never meet your heroes? Well, after a couple of brief encounters with the Meze Audio Empyrean headphones at shows it was time to invite a pair home. 

Posted in: StereoLUX! Headphones Applause Awards 2019 Headphones Over / On Ear

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Bowers & Wilkins 606 Standmount Speakers Review

Bowers & Wilkins' 606 have some rather big shoes to fill as they replace the 685 S2s. With five years to come up with the perfect recipe, we take a closer look to determine if the wait has been worth it.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Loudspeakers Bookshelf / Standmount Applause Awards 2019

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Epson EH-TW9400 4K PRO-UHD Projector Review

No sooner had BenQ's latest W5700 been boxed up, Epson's new EH-TW9400 4K PRO-UHD projector arrived for review. We take a closer look at Epson's latest offering in the 4K space.

Posted in: Home Theatre Visual Applause Awards 2019 Visual Projectors

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Elac Miracord 90 Anniversary Turntable Review

ELAC's Miracord 90 Anniversary is the current top of the line turntable in its line-up and is something rather special to look upon. We put it through its paces to see if it performs as good as it looks.

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