Chord Electronics today formally launched their Poly to the world’s press at the rather swanky Goring hotel in London’s Belgravia. But what is the Chord Poly and why would you want one? For live updates from the launch hop on over to our Facebook page  More »

Headphone show CanJam Europe on November 4th and 5th will unite major headphone brands in Berlin: German powerhouses Sennheiser, Beyerdynamic and Ultrasone compete with international manufacturers like Stax, Grado, Audeze and Hifiman. Hifi headphones meet pro-audio gear from Shure, Westone and Audio Precision. Newcomers such as German Hörluchs, 1More from Asia, Modenaudio from Italy and Dixo from Israel present themselves to visitors. Portable audio players and amplifiers from Astell&Kern, Lehmann Audio, Violectric and many other manufacturers complete the event. More »

Audionec got in touch to tell us about their latest flagship product, the DIVA XL Loudspeaker. It’s a large model with height of 2 meters and width of 45 cm. More »

Sennheiser have been in touch to tell us about a couple of new products. The IE800S in ears and the HD660S on-ears.    More »

The Huddersfield based supplier of audiophile cables and hifi accessories has launched a new range of cables, using the latest cable designs including a newly designed ultra pure copper formulation as well as pure silver cable from Japan. More »

Periodic Audio, who’s IEMs we reviewed earlier this year,  announced the launch of their first electronic product, the Nickel Portable Amplifier at the 2017 Rocky Mountain Audio Fest. More »

Focal has launched the Sib Evo Dolby Atmos 5.1.2 Speaker package – a simple way to upgrade your home cinema system to Dolby Atmos sound. More »

Łukasz Fikus, owner of the Polish company Lampizator, known for their high end DACs, got in touch to tell us about their new creation, the Pacific DAC. More »

All of our Indulgence Show coverage is now online. Visit our dedicated Indulgence section to find loads of photos, videos, show reports from all the Audio London Hifi Rooms, Headroom headfi area and Pure Pleasure area, plus find out who won our Hifi Pig Loves You Award. It was a real treat for audiophiles and non audiophiles alike so make sure it’s on your calendar for 2018! More »

Designed to complement Chord Electronics’ award-winning Hugo 2 transportable DAC/headphone amplifier, the new Hugo 2 protective leather case offers reliable protection from everyday knocks and bumps. The case has been styled by Chord Electronics’ John Franks and Fumi Higashi San of VanNuys Inc. and is exclusively manufactured by VanNuys Inc. in Tokyo. More »

McIntosh has announced the MA5300 Integrated Amplifier. The MA5300 Integrated Amplifier is McIntosh’s smallest solid state integrated amplifier in terms of both power output and physical size. More »

The latest addition to Focal’s Classic Home Audio collection, the Kanta N°2 is a totally new design from the French company. By utilising many of the company’s proprietary acoustic innovations with newly-researched techniques, Focal has created a compact 3-way floor-standing speaker that combines performance with a new industrial design. More »

Orbitsound is a British company of audio engineers, founded by Ted Fletcher in 2009. Their Airsound technology is the culmination of his 60 year career in audio and they say it is “a way to reproduce true stereo from a single loudspeaker box”. More »

The N1A/2 from Melco is intended to improve on the originals sonic performance, particularly for those using USB DACs. It can store a whole library of your music on its on-board drives and costs £2099 as tested. Dan Worth plugs it into his network and assesses its attributes.  More »

Transfiguration moving coil (MC) phono cartridges are hand-crafted in Japan by Immutable Music’s Seiji Yoshioka. Their design has always been guided by two firm principles: first, to extract the most musical detail from a record’s groove and second, to get out of the way. So when it’s said that a Transfiguration cartridge ‘lacks character’, it’s a compliment. Says Yoshioka, “The best audio components are those that simply don’t seem to exist – so good that they add nothing, subtract nothing.” More »

NAD used RMAF in Denver USA to launch three new products. More »

Naim confirmed today that it will be adding Roon Ready to the list of Uniti series features.  More »

Focal, the French speaker and headphone manufacturer has today unveiled Clear, the company’s newest reference headphone. Clear is Focal’s new circum-aural open-back headphone for audiophiles and represents a new evolution of Focal’s open-back, full-range speaker headphone family. More »

Electromod unveiled the open-back version of the MrSpeakers Aeon Flow at The Indulgence Show in London last weekend. They were getting a lot of attention at the show, with one young man we met having made a beeline to the Electromod stand specifically to try them out. More »

Dutch mobile lifestyle accessories specialist, Avanca International, has announced the UK launch of its Minim True Wireless Earbuds. Combining technology with design they are untethered by cables and were awarded the Red Dot Design Award 2017. More »

RMAF kicks off tomorrow in Denver, USA so there should be plenty of new gear to see and hear. Here’s the info from exhibitors who have been in touch with us to tell us what they are bringing to the show and where they will be. More »