Magnum Dynalab were partnered with Harbeth at High End Munich 2017. They have sent us further information about their new Magnum Dynalab Dynamyte series, comprising preamplifier and MQA Music Engine. More »

At High End 2017, held at Munich’s MOC from May 18-21, Sennheiser will showcase selected models from its audiophile portfolio. They will have the new HDV 820 headphone amplifier on dem’. It has been created to companion to Sennheiser’s audiophile headphones, such as the HD 800 S, which is also on show at HIGH END. As a special highlight, at the Sennheiser booth visitors will be able to experience the Sennheiser HE 1. More »

Audiolab extends the M-DAC range with its smallest, most affordable high-resolution DAC/headphone amp yet. More »

Chord Electronics will be taking a huge range of its proprietary technology products to High End, Munich, including its new Poly streaming module for Mojo, new Hugo 2 DAC/headphone amp, plus the new BLU MKII upscaling digital/CD transport with DAVE DAC, (Room C122, Atrium 3). More »

Serbian audio manufacturers, Auris Audio, are set to unveil two new amplifiers at The High End Show in Munich. More »

CanJam Europe, Europe’s largest headphone show, will take place on November 4th and 5th at music hotel „nhow Berlin“. After four years in Essen, CanJam Europe is moving to Germany’s capital. 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.

Professional electronics engineer Graham Slee has been involved in circuit design, manufacturing research and development, broadcast audio and high fidelity since 1974. In 1998 he established the company Graham Slee Projects Ltd to manufacture and market his designs of phono pre-amplifers and headphone amplifiers. The company is now called HiFi System Components Ltd and the product line has expanded to include DACs and power amplifiers as well as a range of highly successful interconnects and loudspeaker cables. More »

Abyss Headphones got in touch to tell us what they are demonstrating at High End Munich: “Along with the world debut of our sexy Diana headphone dressed in various outfits, Abyss Headphones will have a very special high-performance headphone system sporting a retail price in excess of 120,000 €, the finest in headphone systems”. More »

At the Tokyo Headphone Festival, held from April 29-30, Sennheiser showcased the latest product in its audiophile range: the fully balanced headphone amplifier HDV 820. Sennheiser said ”Building on the accomplishments of their first-ever digital headphone amplifier, HDVD 800, the new HDV 820’s enhanced, higher resolution and ultra-low distortion components open up a whole new listening experience for the most demanding audiophiles”. More »

Erzetich Audio, who make Boutique Handcrafted Headphone Amplifiers, got in touch to let us know about their new model. Blaz Erzetic told us: “Our class-A dual mono headphone amplifier – Deimos – has gone through some changes and improvements lately. Based on the feedback received from the audience at hifi shows and individual presentations we decided to tweak some things”. More »

Headphones have been one of the fastest growing areas of the Hifi market in recent years and the demand is still steadily growing. According to the German market research institute GfK (Society for Consumer Research), in 2015 the German market for headphones and stereo wireless headsets experienced a sales increase of 12 percent. More »

McIntosh has introduced the MXA80 Integrated Audio System. Amplifier, preamplifier and speakers all in one. More »

Jay Garrett, of our partner tech site, Gadgety News, takes a trip to the London Headroom show for Hifi Pig. More »

Based in Serbia, Trafomatic are well known in audio circles, not least for their £100 000 Elysium amplifiers, but they also produce more moderately priced products. However, £2350 is a serious commitment for a headphone amplifier, Janine Elliot takes a listen to the Audio Head 2 and tells us if it is worth the outlay.  More »

Rupert Neve is a name that will trip of the tongue of anyone who has been interested in or worked in recording studios; put simply he is a giant/demi-god in the industry. Neve has now put his name to a £469 headphone amplifier and who better to put it through its paces than Janine Elliot. More »

Based in Serbia, Trafomatic are well known in audio circles, not least for their £100 000 Elysium amplifiers, but they also produce more moderately priced products. However, £2350 is a serious commitment for a headphone amplifier, Janine Elliot takes a listen to the Audio Head 2 and tells us if it is worth the outlay.  More »

London based ‘boutique’ hifi dealer Sonata, is showcasing the high-end Goldmund Telos ‘Reference’ DAC/Headphone Amp at the Headroom Show on the 24th and 25th March 2017. More »

Rupert Neve is a name that will trip of the tongue of anyone who has been interested in or worked in recording studios; put simply he is a giant/demi-god in the industry. Neve has now put his name to a £469 headphone amplifier and who better to put it through its paces than Janine Elliot. More »

Meze Audio, the Romanian headphone manufacturer, have introduced a range of accessories for their products. More »

Headroom, London’s headphone and personal audio event, is returning to Metropolis Studios in March with new product launches, the latest audio tech, plus an enormous range of demonstrable headphones. Held at Metropolis Studios, the most successful independent recording, mastering and production facility in Europe, headroom at Metropolis will once again be bringing the latest portable audio tech to the capital, when it returns in March for its third successive year. More »

Rega have launched a new version of their Brio integrated amplifier. They say: “The Brio has a completely new case to house its improved circuits and parts. It now sits in a fully aluminium two-part case which boosts the Brio’s heat sinking capabilities and improves on Rega’s already solid build quality and reliability”. More »