Bowers & Wilkins have just launched their new 700 Series loudspeakers, which, they say, develops the ethos of the CM Series that the 700 series replaces, plus adds technology from the 800 Series Diamond and new, bespoke acoustic innovations. More »

So that’s the end of Summer, hope you all had a good one. As everyone gets back to school, university or work why not take the time to look back at all the Hifi news that we covered for you in August, there was plenty going on! More »

Poland is getting a bit of a reputation in the Hifi world for producing products at great prices. Here Dominic Marsh checks out the Pylon Diamond Monitor loudspeakers costing €899.75 to €999.75. More »

Technics has announced the launch of the Reference Class SP-10R, its most premium analogue, direct drive turntable to date, which is anticipated to hit the market in early summer 2018. The news comes as Technics unveils a prototype of the new, cutting-edge turntable with, they claim, the world’s top-level* S/N (signal-to-noise) ratio and rotational stability, for the first time at this year’s IFA Berlin. More »

629 Euros for a nicely finished three way floorstanding pair of loudspeakers seems a very attractive proposition. Dominic Marsh finds out if the Melodika BL40 Mk2 Loudspeakers from Poland can cut the mustard.  More »

 

British manufacturer of turntables, tonearms and cables, Vertere Acoustics, has recently been appointed distributor of Switzerland’s FM Acoustics. We are very much looking forward to hearing the system put together by the like-minded leaders of these brands, Vertere’s Touraj Moghaddam and FM Acoustic’s Manuel Huber, at The Indulgence Show 2017. More »

The Maestro M5 is a 7.1.4 channel 4K Ultra HD Preamp/Processor featuring Dolby Atmos®, DTX:X™ and Dirac Live® room correction sold exclusively through integration professionals More »

Overture, from Derby based Black Rhodium, is made from 99.99% pure silver wire. The silver wires are insulated in PTFE and there is a layer of air separating the wire from the inner wall of the insulation along its length. More »

The Trio speaker system from Avantgarde Acoustic is undoubtedly an iconic loudspeaker. It has been refined over the years and now the German horn manufacturer is releasing a special, limited edition of their flagship product, to celebrate their 26th anniversary. More »

There will be a dCS ‘Open Day’ at Martins Hifi in Norwich next month. More »

Hifi Pig is Media Partners with, and has a dedicated section for The Indulgence Show 2017. More »

The Indulgence Show 2017 marks the UK debut of the Silver Series (6th Generation) from Monitor Audio in D15 Libourne on the 2nd floor.  More »

British audio brand iFi has launched the iGalvanic3.0 which they claim is “the ultimate noise-busting, sound-enhancing device for USB-connected computer audio systems”. More »

Audirvana Plus is a software player for the MacOS Platform that enables audiophiles to replace iTunes. The audiophile desktop music player has launched its new version, Audirvana Plus 3.1. More »

Tangent Audio, of Denmark, has announced the addition of the new X6 floor-standing loudspeaker, XSW8 subwoofer and XC Centre speaker to their Spectrum Series. More »

In this world exclusive review Dan Worth and Dominic Marsh take a listen to the new Allegri+ passive preamplifier using autoformers from Townshend Audio and costing £2400. More »

Conrad-Johnson Design has announced the release of their latest line-stage preamplifier, the ET7. The ET7 incorporates the advances in regulated power supply design debuted in their GAT Series 2 line stage while closely following the GAT audio circuit. More »

There are Hifi Shows and Hifi Events happening all over the world. The Hifi Pig Hifi Diary will keep you up to date with what’s happening where and when. More »

The long awaited new, ‘affordable’ Technics SL-1200GR direct-drive turntable is now shipping to dealers in the USA. Launched at CES 2017 and originally intended for release earlier this year, the SL-1200GR is now available on both sides of the Atlantic. More »

David Robson puts some zeros and ones through this Scottish company’s £80 The Director SE digital coax cable.  More »

Earlier this month we brought you the news that VANA Ltd, the US audio distributor, had introduced the Audio Physic Step plus and Tempo plus loudspeakers to the states, now they have added the Avantera III, full range floor standing loudspeaker, to their range of Audio Physic speakers. More »