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 »

American high-end audio brand Krell, who have been making amps since the early 1980s, has launched the K-300i integrated amp. More »

The Cary Audio CAD-805 vacuum tube monoblock power amplifier has been in continuous production since 1993. The CAD-805 has experienced several generational updates in its long, history. To CARY on the tradition (pun intended), Cary are introducing the latest generation of the CAD-805, the CAD-805 Reference Series (RS). More »

McIntosh has announced the MC462 Quad Balanced Power Amplifier. The MC462 replaces the MC452 as the American brand’s most powerful stereo amplifier. Like the MC452, the MC462 features an output of 450 Watts per channel. With a dedicated McIntosh Autoformer™ connected to each audio channel, the full 450 Watts is available to any speaker regardless if it has 2, 4 or 8 Ohm impedance. More »

Primare has announced the shipping of the first Prisma models: the I35 Prisma integrated amplifier/network player and CD35 Prisma CD/network player. More »

TEAC is has announced that its NR-7CD Network CD Player/Integrated Amplifier (pictured) and NT-505 USB DAC/Network Player can now be upgraded to add support for MQA. More »

For 20 years, Cary Audio have been making their SLI-80 vacuum tube integrated amplifier. It’s had many variants over the years, some enhancements under the hood and some in style. More »

Powered by the Burson Max Current Power Supply (MCPS),Fun is a dual mono Class-A head amp and preamp with added Microphone input. Outputting 2Wpc @32ohm, it shares the same amplification stage as Burson’s flagship Conductor. More »

APURNA, who we visited in Valence, France, have announced their new stereo amp the Prelude. It will be available from September 2018 in two versions, Power Amplifier and Integrated Amplifier. More »

Aeron has launched what they say is the smallest Hifi system in the world, the Aeron C101 pre-amplifier/ headphone amplifier and Aeron P101 Class D Stereo Amplifier.  Just connect to your source and speakers. More »

French brand, Focal, used High End Munich 2018 to launch its new Grande Utopia EM Evo and Stella Utopia EM Evo loudspeakers. This was another highly popular launch with standing room only for a lot of the world’s Hifi press. More »

Chord Electronics certainly had the world’s Hifi Press beating a path to their door at High End Munich this year.  Their room was so busy that some had to wait outside, luckily Hifi Pig was in there for a first glimpse of their new products. The full team were there and as always it was a pleasure to see them and great to see the iconic British brand in such high demand at the world’s major international Hifi Show. More »

Chord Electronics certainly had the world’s Hifi Press beating a path to their door at High End Munich this year.  Their room was so busy that some had to wait outside, luckily Hifi Pig was in there for a first glimpse of their new products. The full team were there and as always it was a pleasure to see them and great to see the iconic British brand in such high demand at the world’s major international Hifi Show. More »

Aimed at the budget market the Cyrus ONE amp packs a lot of features into its diminutive box, allied with the equally budget friendly ONELinear speakers you have a full system for a little over £1000. Ian Ringstead takes a listen.  More »

USA based brand, Merrill Audio got in touch for a look at the new products they are launching in Munich this year. More »

PS Audio has announced the availability of Sprout100, the next generation of their Sprout integrated amplifier. Sprout100 preserves the styling and compact form of the original, while improving the performance. More »

Aimed at the budget market the Cyrus ONE amp packs a lot of features into its diminutive box, allied with the equally budget friendly ONELinear speakers you have a full system for a little over £1000. Ian Ringstead takes a listen.  More »

Emotiva’s DR Series’ XPA-DR1 mono, XPA-DR2 two-channel and XPA-DR3 three-channel models utilise up to three pairs of Differential Reference™ Amplifier Modules, fed by a fully regulated, 3 kW switch mode power supply within a heavy-duty chassis. More »

Audionet will be launching a new integrated amplifier at High End Munich. More »

Cary Audio say that the introduction of the SA-200.2 ES and SA-500.1 ES solid-state power amplifiers represent the next generation of the SA design. They employ a modular approach that ensures, say Cary, “consistency in performance, and ease of manufacture and serviceability”. More »

Hercules Integrated is the younger brother of S.A.Lab’s flagship Hercules MkII Magister of Music. S.A.Lab say it is ‘ a more compact and affordable amplifier which is technologically identical to grand Hercules MkII Magister of Music’. More »

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