PS Audio is proud to announce an update which provides Bridge II-equipped DirectStream, DSJ, and PerfectWave DACs with full unfold of MQA up to 192 kHz/24 bit, and provides access to the streaming service Tidal. More »

British music and sound specialists, Meters Music, have announced the launch of the new M-Ears in-ear headphones, created in collaboration with U2 bassist Adam Clayton. More »

With three months to go until the start of the second annual Indulgence Show, the major audio and lifestyle event that brings quality audio back to London, over 150 brands from the hi-fi, home entertainment and technology and leisure sectors have booked their spaces to showcase the latest product ranges, services and experiences at the show.
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IsoTek, provider of power conditioning solutions for hi-fi and home cinema systems, has launched the next generation of the Discovery Series : the EVO3 Corvus main conditioning block.  More »

MUTEC proudly announces the REF 10 – the audiophile 10 MHz reference clock generator. More »

Are you or do you know a young, talented and enthusiastic music-maker who would love the chance of owning a pair of Harbeth speakers? If so, keep reading, Harbeth are running a competition to win a pair of their speakers this summer. More »

Chord Electronics will be exhibiting at CanJam London this weekend, demonstrating its range of proprietary technology headphone amps/DACS, including the new Hugo 2 and Mojo/Poly DAC/streamer combo. More »

iFi adds to its flagship ‘Pro’ range of compact audio components with the Pro iESL headphone energiser a device designed to “make the most of electrostatic headphones”. More »

PureAudioProject say that their 7′ X 21″ Quinitet15 “takes the clarity, realism, and the emotional impact of music to a true ‘wall of sound’ musical experience”. They boast eight audiophile-grade 15″ woofers and a selection of wide range drivers. More »

Designed for “high demanding audio systems”, Gold Note’s P-1000 is a Class-A preamplifier born with a completely new proprietary Six Gain Stage design with relays and Optical Encoder volume control. More »

McIntosh Group, parent company of audio brands McIntosh, Audio Research and Sonus faber, has announced the appointment of Jeff Poggi to co-Chief Executive Officer and Board member. More »

 

McIntosh has announced the MA9000 Integrated Amplifier. Their largest integrated in both size and power, it offers 300 Watts per channel and combines amplifier and preamplifier into one unit. More »

Cary Audio has announced their partnership with Roon Labs. As of now, both Cary’s DMS-500 reference network audio player and AiOS all-in-one network receiver are certified Roon Ready. More »

The preamp/control unit is “the heart of any hi‐fi system”. Townshend told us: “The Allegri+ Passive Autotransformer preamp is a very small control unit with a very big heart”. More »

Loudspeaker manufacturer Avantgarde Acoustic has been awarded Gold in the German Brand Award 2017. More »

PMC has appointed Ian Sutton to the position of divisional director, to head up a newly formed UK distribution business and bring close focus to this important area of expansion for the company. The following is from the PMC press release. More »

exaSound are a Canadian brand that make just a handful of products. Here David Blumenstein takes delivery of their $3499.00 e33 Digital to Analogue Converter.  More »

Electro pioneers Kraftwerk recently upgraded their PMC monitoring system to a 9.1 Dolby Atmos set-up so that they could compile 3-D Kraftwerk Concert, an audio/video documentary collection that was released at the end of May 2017. More »

We are well into the summer now but June has been a very busy month. We ended the month with a fantastic two-day North West Audio Show at the sumptuous Cranage Hall  . There was plenty of other news going on though so here’s a round up, just in case you missed anything! More »

Tannoy is a household name, and not just amongst audiophiles. Here Dominic Marsh takes a listen to their  £599 Revolution XT6 loudspeakers. More »

SOtM have officially launched their brand-new power supply, the sPS-500. It joins their latest components, the sMS-200Ultra Mini Network Player and tX-USBUltra USB Hub and Regenerator, completing the brand’s “ultra trio”. More »