Chord Electronics has just unveiled, at CanJam London 2018, the Hugo M Scaler, a standalone upscaler which Chord say is “capable of redefining sound quality from digital audio”. Hugo M Scaler uses advanced filter technology to upscale standard 44.1kHz digital audio up to 705.6kHz (16x CD’s 44.1kHz native resolution), ready to be passed to a suitable DAC; Hugo M Scaler extends its upscaling performance to 768kHz (from 96kHz input data) for dual-BNC-input Chord Electronics DACs: DAVE, Qutest and the new Hugo TT 2. More »

Periodic Audio are a fairly new name to the UK market and the American brand will be demonstrating their range of IEMs at the CanJam show this weekend. More »

On the 9th of October 2018, Ortofon A/S celebrates its 100 years anniversary. Specialising in the manufacture of phono pick-up cartridges, the Danish company have announced the newly developed MC Century limited edition cartridge. It is now available in the UK through Henley Audio. More »

Audeze has announced the newest addition to their LCD series. Building on the sound of the LCD-2, this closed-backed headphone offers the listening experience of Audeze’s planar magnetic headphone but with increased isolation and greatly reduced ambient noise. More »

Going to CanJam London this weekend? UK distributor SCV has lots of new products to show you in Plaza Suite 9. More »

AV Industry from France has announced the launch of the Infinite Series, a new range of dedicated home theatre speakers. Made in Elipson’s factory in France, the Infinite Series includes three different speakers offering a solution for dedicated viewing rooms.   More »

VANA, the North American distributor for Audio Physic Loudspeakers, European Audio Team turntables and electronics as well as the USA distributor for Okki Nokki record cleaning machines, is now distributing Revolv Supreme Clean Record Cleaning Solution in the US. More »

Dynaudio, the Danish speaker manufacturer, has teamed up with  Custom AV Distribution to take it to launch their custom install architectural range of speakers in the UK. The Dynaudio Custom Studio range harnesses the same core technology and research from the past 40 years of the company’s work. It places it all in i pre-install mounts, tool-free clip-in speaker modules, and completes the picture with paintable magnetic grilles. More »

Parasound has announced a new flagship stereo power amp, the Halo JC5. Designed by John Curl, Parasound say “the Halo JC5 distils the essence of the top-of-the-line Halo JC 1 monoblock power amplifiers into a single chassis”. More »

Brainwavz has announced the availability of its M2 IEM Noise Isolating Earphones in the UK. The M2 IEM are the latest in the Brainwavz range of over 25 earphones and headphones and retail at £45.00 /$59.50. More »

Bowers & Wilkins has created new Prestige Editions of its 802 and 805 models, featuring a special Santos Rosewood finish. More »

Optoma has just launched the NuForce BE Free5 true wireless in-ear headphones. The BE Free5 have no cables or neckband for unrestricted movement and the additional wings help with a secure fit for active users. More »

The Acutus DARK™ Limited Edition, is the latest turntable design from AVID HIFI.  First seen at Munich’s High End Show the turntable design will now be available in a matte black finish. More »

Auralic got in touch to tell us about their Summer promotion. Buy the Altair Streaming DAC between now and September the 30th and receive six months Qobuz free of charge. More »

Shinola of Detroit has partnered with Barefoot Sound, a manufacturer of professional audio recording monitors, to create their first bookshelf speaker system with Bluetooth® technology. This introduction marks the first time Barefoot Sound has ventured out of the pro audio market. More »

The Raidho X-5 and XT-5 (pictured) floorstanding loudspeakers had their world premiere at the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest last autumn, both models are now arriving on UK shores. More »

Logigram is a completely manual turntable, which the makers, DEFOSS, say is characterised by the particular shape of the plinth, which incorporates a reinforcing layer of composite material. This allowed them to create an anti-resonant barrier between the tonearm/cartridge axis and the motor. More »

SOtM are releasing the sMS-200 Neo and sMS-200ultra Neo network players. More »

The RMB 40/4 Loudspeakers (£3000) are a distinctive and interesting design, Dave Robson takes a listen. More »

Leema Acoustics has partnered with Mian Audio Distribution who will take on UK sales and distribution for the Welsh Hifi manufacturer, which was founded two decades ago by two ex-BBC sound engineers. More »

After the premiere of their new 10″ driver, the F10 Neo, and Nenuphar loudspeakers, at the 2018 Hi Fi Deluxe, Cube Audio  have been concentrating on the production of them. More »

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