KODA, the Polish producer of loudspeakers and audio equipment, has introduced four new speakers in its: floorstanding AK-48F, center AK-48C and surround AK-48S and the KODA EX-569F which draws inspiration from the EX line, their range that was popular in the early 90’s. More »

Bluesound who make a wireless multi-room music system that supports hi-res audio, have announced the immediate availability of the RT100 Wireless Speaker Link. The RT100 is an accessory that allows for the addition of a non-wireless active subwoofer to almost any system without the hassle of cabling. It is available now with a recommended retail price of €129 EU and £99 GBP.  More »

The Power Broker is a high-current power strip, with 8 NEMA outlets hand-wired by WyWires using their proprietary formula.  Housed in an exotic wood box, hand-crafted by Daedelus Audio, who has partnered with WyWires on this project. More »

Japanese cable and accessories manufacturer Furutech continue their assault on the various unwanted ‘intruders’ that can get in the way of peak hifi performance. The new destat III aims to eliminate dust and static from analogue and digital media, from audio and video components and, claim Furutech, from pretty much anything. More »

Lindy Electronics, a European producer of IT and AV connectivity solutions has released a 50m 4K Fibre Optic HDMI Hybrid Cable – combining the advantages of a fibre optic cable with slimline copper cabling. Its robust design allows it to transmit UHD HDMI signals with no interruption – for optimal high speed performance. 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 »

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 »

KEF has partnered with Sony Pictures for a promotion to celebrate the imminent cinematic release of the 2017 summer film, Spider-Man: Homecoming, in cinemas from July 5th. This promotion sees KEF offering film fans the chance to win a Dolby Atmos home cinema package. More »

Theta Digital has started shipping the updated Casablanca IVa Immersive Sound Preamp/Processor. More »

IsoTek, producer of power conditioning solutions for hifi and home cinema systems, has launched the EVO3 Titan One from the Mosaic Series. Iso Tek say that “The Titan One is a highly compact state of the art high current low impedance power cleaner designed for high amperage equipment, such as power amplifiers, subwoofers and active loudspeakers”. More »

Goldmund has announced the opening of its first retail store in the USA. Located in Wellington, West Palm Beach, Florida (world-famous for equestrian and polo events), it has already welcomed its first VIP customers during a three-day private inauguration and is now open to the public. More »

Hifi Pig Advertising Promotion

Hifi Pig brings you a series of promotional articles about our Great British Brands exhibiting at High End Munich 2017. We let them tell you all about their philosophy and products.

Britain’s best A/V cable manufacturer makes High End debut

The UK’s leading high-performance A/V cable manufacturer, The Chord Company, who has been painstakingly designing and hand-building superior audio cables in Britain for more than 32 years, will be making its show debut at High End this year. A four-strong team of staff will be on hand in Atrium 4.2, F215, to introduce the company’s exciting new ranges and explain the myriad benefits that high-quality cabling can bring to high-end audio. More »

It has been one very busy week for High End Munich 2017 news, Hifi Pig will keep you up to date with everything hifi and audiophile that is happening in the run up to the High End Munich show next week….here’s what has happened in the last 24 hrs, in case you blinked and missed it! News from Mytek, SOtM, Chord Electronics, The Funk Firm and Convert to name just a few….. More »

Melodika, the Polish manufacturers of hifi cables, introduces a new series – high-end in-wall/in-ceiling speakers dedicated both for home and professional use.

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OPPO Digital announced that its UDP-205 4K Ultra HD Audiophile Blu-ray Disc player is available for purchase. A step-up version of the recently released UDP-203, the UDP-205 brings, say OPPO, top-of-the-line audio performance to a universal player that supports 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and many other digital audio and video formats. More »

Pioneer has announced the release of three new generation AV receivers, the VSX-LX302, VSX-932 and the VSX-832, which they say are “packed to the gills with every facility needed to form the heart of seriously capable home entertainment systems”. More »

Onkyo have just announced their 7.2-Channel TX-NR676E Network A/V Receiver that adds audio-video support, app-based streaming, and multi-room audio distribution to a foundation of “high-current amplification power”. More »

Designed and engineered by two brothers from Phoenix, Arizona the VETR Audio PANL1 speaker system is another interesting audio project launched on Kickstarter. Each speaker is a twill carbon fibre panel, only 1.3mm thick, the stands are 100% stainless steel, finished with a brushed surface. More »

Atlas Cables, the engineering-led cable manufacturer of Kilmarnock, Scotland, has introduced the latest addition to its HDMI cable range, the Hyper 4K Wideband HDMI. Building upon its 1st generation Atlas Equator (active) and Element (passive) High speed with Ethernet HDMI, Atlas has introduced this new model that delivers the full bandwidth requirements of the latest HDMI specification for Ultra UHD with a bandwidth of 18Gbps over extended lengths up to 15m. More »

T3TRA by Alienology Audio – Audio Designer Speakers – are 3D printed & digitally made for Bookshelf, Satellite and Desk-Top use. More »

IsoTek’s Mosaic series offers a trio of compact power cleaning solutions in a slim width format. The series balances power conditioning, voltage stabilisation and mains sine wave generation in a selection of components that you can mix and match to suit your hifi or audio-visual system. More »