Linn have added their latest digital-to-analogue conversion technology, Katalyst. To their Akubarik and Akudorik loudspeakers. 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 »

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 »

McIntosh has launched their new MCT80 SACD/CD Transport. They want you to “Enjoy your CDs all over again!” More »

Heed Audio’s thesis range of electronics will make its London debut at The Indulgence Show. The four-strong line up of aesthetically minimalist products continues the Heed tradition of “leaving the technical conformity behind and concentrating on the reproduction of music; to stir the emotions of listeners who are more interested in the performance than the specifications”. More »

Auralic refer to the Aries as a “bridge”; basically a digital device which refers to a networked music library from the likes of a NAS drive, or by use of an external USB hard drive, connected directly to the Aries. What we have come to know more lovingly as a streamer – although you could argue that they are usually an all in one device, often with an on-board hard drive and with analogue outputs from it’s on-board DAC. Dan Worth takes this £1495 box of tricks for a whirl.  More »

Metronome of France are launching a new range of products in September. With this new line they are focusing on “high-resolution and network playing”. More »

Bryston has announced the introduction of the new BP-173 (Cubed Series) preamplifier, utilising patented technology that debuted on the Cubed Series amplifiers. The BP-173 also features a new expanded input/output configuration for enhanced system flexibility. Like all analogue components from Bryston, the BP-173 is covered by a 20 year warranty. More »

Amare Musica of Poland have released their new Tube Network Player which is a combination of Tube Dac DSD and a network server/player. More »

Merging Technologies, manufacturers of Merging+NADAC, Merging+PLAYER and the forthcoming Merging+POWER has announced that Edison Production Company will take over the distribution and support activities for these products in Germany. More »

July was certainly a busy month with loads of Hifi news to catch up on.  Just in case you missed anything here’s all the news in one place! More »

If you have experience in pro audio then the name Prism Sound may not be unfamiliar, but now the company are taking their professional credentials into the home audio marketplace. Janine Elliot takes a listen to their £1795 Callia DAC.  More »

The AAD2 is Audio Nec’s latest stereo amplifier operating in class D, with discrete components and with an oversized 2P4P linear power supply. It also incorporates R2R DACs, requiring no modulation cables, allowing for the musical signal to remain digital up to amplification stages. More »

Russ Andrews is introducing The Supplier, a replacement DC power supply to upgrade a large selection of popular hifi products, and, claim Russ Andrews, “improve the musical performance of the connected device”. More »

Wyred 4 Sound are based in California and produce a wide range of products from amps to music servers. Here Janine Elliot wires up their DAC 2V2 costing £2299. More »

MUTEC GmbH of Berlin, manufacturer of professional and audiophile consumer audio equipment, has released the REF 10, their audiophile 10 MHz reference clock generator. More »

If you have experience in pro audio then the name Prism Sound may not be unfamiliar, but now the company are taking their professional credentials into the home audio marketplace. Janine Elliot takes a listen to their £1795 Callia DAC.  More »

PS Audio has announced 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.

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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 »

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 »

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 »