Boenicke Audio will be at High End Munich 2018 showing their W5SE and W13SE+ loudspeakers, their integrated amplifier and their swing rack.  Plus they will also show their own line of cables, prices are not yet available for these though. More »

The April Edition of Hifi Pig’s free, downloadable E-magazine is a very special one, featuring Women in Hifi.  Women who work in the Hifi Industry and female audiophiles. More »

Metronome Technologie’s Kalista brand are launching the DreamPlay ONE  to complete their DreamPlay range. DreamPlay ONE is an integrated CD turntable and the French brand say it is more affordable than the combination of the DreamPlay CD and Kalista DAC. More »

Last month we brought you the details of Italian brand Aqua’s new DAC module upgrade. More »

IFi have released a free update that adds support for MQA to many existing products from their range. More »

The Parasound Halo 2.1 Integrated Amplifier with DAC is a fully featured integrated amplifier with an on-board DAC and much more. David Robson takes a listen to this £2999 well specified amp.  More »

Australian manufacturer Burson’s Conductor Virtuoso V2+ comes with a DAC, a headphone amp and doubles the output of the original version to 8W into 16 Ohms. Janine Elliot dons her cans and takes this £1590 unit for a test drive.  More »

Naim has revealed details of its new ND 555 (£12,999) Network Player alongside the new NDX 2 (£4999) and a ND 5 XS 2 (£1999). So why a new 500 Series product now? The answer is quite simple; until now Naim hasn’t considered the performance of its Network Players to reach that of the CD555 CD Player. More »

The Edge series, from UK hifi brand Cambridge Audio, represents the culmination of 50 years of audio engineering and a completely new design, that has taken over three years for the nine-person in-house engineering team to complete. Cambridge Audio wanted to keep the signal path short across the series. Only 14 components feature in the signal path of the Edge W power amplifier, with capacitors removed altogether. More »

DigiBit has introduced the aria piccolo+, the third generation of their aria piccolo+ music server series. Digibit launched the first generation of aria piccolo in 2015, they say the new version is ‘very much enhanced’. More »

Australian manufacturer Burson’s Conductor Virtuoso V2+ comes with a DAC, a headphone amp and doubles the output of the original version to 8W into 16 Ohms. Janine Elliot dons her cans and takes this £1590 unit for a test drive.  More »

Linn has launched their new Akurate range with the addition of Katalyst DAC Architecture to the Akurate DS, Akurate DSM and Akurate Exaktbox. More »

Aqua, of Milan, Italy, produce the La Voce DAC which is a modular design. They have just announced the new D/A conversion module for La Voce S3 with Discrete R2R Ladder DAC architecture. More »

David Blumestein take a listen to the iFi Nano iDSD Black Label Headphone Amp/DAC costing £199. More »

French brand Totaldac will be exhibiting at the High End Munich hifi show 2018 and Hifi Deluxe, in two rooms. More »

As well as the many rooms at Bristol Sound and Vision there are also plenty of static stands and displays, many giving visitors the chance to try out headfi gear, see interesting demos and get their hands on the newest offerings from many brands.  Here’s our round up on what there was to see and play with, mainly in The Bristol Suite and the corridors of the show.  More »

Taga Harmony have been pretty busy with a trio of new products announced. More »

Atoll Electronics, based in Normandy, France, has announced their Signature range. The all new designs include 2 integrated amplifiers IN200 (pictured) & IN300 with an optional integral DSD DAC with Bluetooth and optional phono stage. More »

UK based Prism Sound, is bringing its domestic Callia DAC to Sound & Vision, The Bristol Show. Plus, one visitor will walk away with their own Callia, thanks to the Prism Sound competition running in room 324. More »

Chord Electronics will use the UK audio show, Bristol Sound and Vision 2018, to mark the European debut of two new products, the new Qutest DAC and GoFigure, the forthcoming configuration app for the Poly music streamer. More »

McIntosh has announced the MCT500 SACD/CD Transport. The MCT500 is a digital only unit and features 4 digital outputs: industry standard balanced, coax and optical outputs plus the MCT connector. It can be paired with any product that has standard digital inputs and a DAC. More »

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