Denon have announced the new HEOS HomeCinema HS2 wireless soundbar and subwoofer system, the latest addition to their HEOS wireless multi-room range. More »

The Chord Company has expanded its  ARAY-technology Shawline range with the introduction of a high-quality power cable to complement its signal-carrying cables: Shawline Power cable (1m: £200) More »

Focal has introduced Blue, Olive and Purple designs to their Listen Wireless Line to provide “Chic options”. The French headphone and speaker manufacturer who debuted Rose Gold and Cobalt Blue in 2017, for wired and wireless earphone designs Spark and Sphear S, has chosen early spring as the season to launch the Blue, Olive and Purple flowery compositions on Listen Wireless Chic. More »

Naim has revealed details of its new ND 555 (£12,999) Network Player alongside the new NDX 2 (£4999) and a ND 5 XS 2 (£1999). So why a new 500 Series product now? The answer is quite simple; until now Naim hasn’t considered the performance of its Network Players to reach that of the CD555 CD Player. More »

You may remember that back in 2016 we started a fundraiser to help to buy a new wheelchair for young audiophile and Hifi Pig reader, Ricky Sterling. The crowdfunding raffle was supported amazingly by both the Hifi industry who donated many prizes, and you, our wonderful readers.  The made-to-measure wheelchair was delivered to Ricky in the USA….but many asked, why no follow up story, well until now that is…read on! More »

Are you off to the AXPONA show? Here’s the top 10 reasons that you should be. Now in its 9th year, AXPONA (Audio Expo North America) continues to grow in popularity with audiophiles, music lovers, musicians and seasoned audio experts looking to enhance their Listening Room, Media Room or Home Office with the latest technology from stereo systems, home audio speakers, headphones, turntables, amplifiers, and much more. More »

Since its introduction in 2015, Roon has, they say, ‘transformed the experience of browsing music’. Artist photos, credits, bios, reviews, lyrics, tour dates and composers are located automatically within the software and then interconnected by links to build a searchable digital magazine for your music collection. Roon finds all the same links between your personal files and the tracks available on TIDAL, so you can start with the music you know, then explore and discover new music. More »

For many years, visitors to the High End exhibition have been able to experience special music demonstrations in conference room K1B across from Exhibition Hall 1 by means of an extraordinary hifi system. More »

The pNEUPOD NP-1 is a pneumatic isolation device developed by pNEUANCE Audio. This product uses air compression as its major isolation method. The rubber diaphragm contains the air and allows it to isolate in all planes. More »

The Edge series, from UK hifi brand Cambridge Audio, represents the culmination of 50 years of audio engineering and a completely new design, that has taken over three years for the nine-person in-house engineering team to complete. Cambridge Audio wanted to keep the signal path short across the series. Only 14 components feature in the signal path of the Edge W power amplifier, with capacitors removed altogether. More »

The Nomadic Audio Speakase is a brand new Kickstarter campaign by Morel featuring a fully featured open baffle Bluetooth loudspeaker system but pop it into its dedicated carry-on suitcase and you have a fully fledged loudspeaker system. Price is dependent on the package you take but for the case and speaker expect to pay around $400 on Kickstarter More »

Symbolic of a new era at London’s Abbey Road Studios, multiple Grammy Award winning producer, guitarist, arranger, composer and Hifi Pig favourite Nile Rodgers (of The CHIC Organization) has been appointed to the specially created role of Chief Creative Advisor at the Studios. More »

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Hifi Pig is delighted to announce that we have taken on three new members of the review team to help us expand our content and reach, as well as giving readers more of the reviews we know you love so much. More »

DigiBit has introduced the aria piccolo+, the third generation of their aria piccolo+ music server series. Digibit launched the first generation of aria piccolo in 2015, they say the new version is ‘very much enhanced’. More »

Hifi Pig review of the Audiovector SR3 Avantgarde loudspeakers costing £6500. More »

There are plenty of presentations and workshops going on at High End Munich 2018, check these out and see what takes your fancy! More »

Elipson has announced the launch of the Music Centre Black edition featuring Bluetooth HD wireless and Google’s Chromecast Audio. Design by Jean-Yves Le Porcher, this new version of their Music Centre has a black satin finish chassis for the circular case, and a touch sensitive user interface under the CD slot.  More »

DS Audio, known for their optical cartridges, first introduced the ST-50 Stylus cleaner at CES 2018. More »

Hifi Pig review of the latest cable from innovative UK company Wire On Wire. This time it is their 660 speaker cable that has, to say the least, an interesting, and configurable, geometry. Contains a video of the owner of Wire On Wire explaining the concept behind his cables.  More »

Audio-Hungary have released their new, upgraded Qualiton APX 200 vacuum tube stereo power amplifier, with new features that were added after customer feedback. Only minor changes to the vents were made on the outside for optimised cooling and to keep the classic design. Most changes were made inside.  More »

The Parasound Halo 2.1 Integrated Amplifier with DAC is a fully featured integrated amplifier with an on-board DAC and much more. David Robson takes a listen to this £2999 well specified amp.  More »

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