The successor to First Watt’s SIT-1 and SIT-2 amplifiers is now going into production.  Like them, the new SIT-3 uses a Static Induction Transistor (VFET) in the power stage of a simple no-feedback amplifier.    More »

The new Innuos ZENith Statement music server builds on their ZENith Special Edition. More »

Pass Labs say that “we don’t change our products unless we feel that the changes are significant improvements over previous versions”. At AXPONA This year they are launching a new series of preamplifiers, the XP-22 Preamp and the XP-27 Phono. More »

Muraudio has announced the launch of the new SP1 loudspeaker. Based on their Domain Omni series of loudspeakers and Muraudio’s high output continuous curve electrostatic technology, the SP1 incorporates many of the same components in a smaller, lighter speaker. More »

Magico are showing their new A3 loudspeaker at AXPONA 2018. More »

Italian brand, Gold Note will be at AXPONA 2018 showing their products that have recently become available in the USA. More »

Erzetich Audio has launched two new limited series of headphones. Dutch singer Anneke van Giersbergen (pictured with the Mania headphones) has also been unveiled as the brand’s first ambassador to coincide with the latest release. More »

 

How many times have you read a glowing review of a high quality, low compliance phono cartridge, only to find yourself bumping up against a ‘but…’ asks the latest press release from Timestep. The ‘but’ in question being the caveat that, in order to enjoy the cartridge’s full performance potential, you’ll need a high mass tonearm.   More »

The sNH-10G is a SOtM’s first network switch, it has 8 LAN ports and 2 SFP ports, the sCLK-EX and the 10MHz master clock connector are optional add-ons. More »

PS Audio will be exhibiting at Axpona, April 13th -15th, in the three-room Journey/Creation suite on the first floor of the Renaissance Hotel, near the entrance to the Expo Hall. The room is located near both the main show entrance and the seminar/concert room. More »

We had a very busy March, there was a lot of Hifi News and we brought you some brilliant reviews…including some things a little out of the ordinary! For all the news and review links read on! More »

TAGA Harmony, a European manufacturer of loudspeakers and audio electronics will be exhibiting at High End Munich 2018 at stand  H04 in hall 2, where the brand will be presenting their new products. More »

Campfire Audio have launched two new earphones, Comet ($199) and Atlas ($1299). More »

In 2016, Audio Analogue celebrated its twentieth birthday with two ‘Anniversary’ editions of the company’s earlier integrated amplifiers, the Puccini and Maestro. Now, the Italian brand has launched its ‘PureAA’ line of products, drawing key ideas from the Anniversary amps and adding further features. Second in the line, following the AAcento amplifier, is the new AAphono. More »

HIGHRESAUDIO is launching its own highresolution 24-bit subscription streaming service in April 2018. HRAStreaming is aimed at the music-loving music connoisseur, HiFi enthusiast and customers that appreciated a high-quality sound reproduction. For the past eight years, HIGHRESAUDIO has been able to archive and make available for downloading an impressive music catalogue of very high quality and selected new recordings and analogue-to-digital remasters.  More »

Denon have announced the new HEOS HomeCinema HS2 wireless soundbar and subwoofer system, the latest addition to their HEOS wireless multi-room range. More »

Focal has introduced Blue, Olive and Purple designs to their Listen Wireless Line to provide “Chic options”. The French headphone and speaker manufacturer who debuted Rose Gold and Cobalt Blue in 2017, for wired and wireless earphone designs Spark and Sphear S, has chosen early spring as the season to launch the Blue, Olive and Purple flowery compositions on Listen Wireless Chic. 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 »

You may remember that back in 2016 we started a fundraiser to help to buy a new wheelchair for young audiophile and Hifi Pig reader, Ricky Sterling. The crowdfunding raffle was supported amazingly by both the Hifi industry who donated many prizes, and you, our wonderful readers.  The made-to-measure wheelchair was delivered to Ricky in the USA….but many asked, why no follow up story, well until now that is…read on! More »

Are you off to the AXPONA show? Here’s the top 10 reasons that you should be. Now in its 9th year, AXPONA (Audio Expo North America) continues to grow in popularity with audiophiles, music lovers, musicians and seasoned audio experts looking to enhance their Listening Room, Media Room or Home Office with the latest technology from stereo systems, home audio speakers, headphones, turntables, amplifiers, and much more. More »

Since its introduction in 2015, Roon has, they say, ‘transformed the experience of browsing music’. Artist photos, credits, bios, reviews, lyrics, tour dates and composers are located automatically within the software and then interconnected by links to build a searchable digital magazine for your music collection. Roon finds all the same links between your personal files and the tracks available on TIDAL, so you can start with the music you know, then explore and discover new music. More »

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