McIntosh has announced the MC462 Quad Balanced Power Amplifier. The MC462 replaces the MC452 as the American brand’s most powerful stereo amplifier. Like the MC452, the MC462 features an output of 450 Watts per channel. With a dedicated McIntosh Autoformer™ connected to each audio channel, the full 450 Watts is available to any speaker regardless if it has 2, 4 or 8 Ohm impedance. More »

Henley Audio have announced the UK introduction of the Klipsch® RF-7 III loudspeakers. First unveiled by Klipsch in the USA during early 2018, the speakers expand on the Reference II version with new upgrades and enhancements. The RF-7 III and matching RC-64 Centre Channel are the only Reference Line speakers still designed and assembled in the USA, in the Klipsch factory in Hope, Arkansas. More »

“Now in its fifth year the North West Audio Show has risen to be what I consider to be the best show that we attend and we are phenomenally happy to be their media partners. This year the show, held at the Devere Cranage Estate in Cheshire, had an amazing buzz going on social media in the weeks running up the show and subsequently turnout was fabulous – even the Sunday when we expected a lull because of England having a game on in the World Cup. The vibe at this show is like no other you will experience and there were people saying it felt less like a Hifi event and more like a great big family party that just happened to have some great Hifi systems playing…” More »

GIK Acoustics have made it easier to make your own custom versions of their room treatment panels. Use your own art or photos, or choose from GIK’s images. More »

As many of you may have heard, Norwegian Hifi brand, Electrocompaniet recently filed applications to commence insolvency proceedings in Norway.  The Company immediately ceased all operations and insolvency practitioners were appointed. More »

The North West Audio Show at Cranage Hall 2018 has been proclaimed ‘the best Hifi Show there is’ by absolutely loads of attendees, press and exhibitors.  Make sure that you save the date for next year’s show….you really do not want to miss out! More »

British brand Quad’s first-ever headphones use planar magnetic technology. More »

There is just one week to go until one of the most enjoyable Hifi Shows on the calendar, in the sumptuous surroundings of Cranage Hall in Cheshire. More »

VK-X is the first Wireless Headphones from Aëdle, the Paris based manufacturer of “high-end travel instruments”. More »

Almost 20 years ago, AudioQuest introduced the first models of the Flat Rock Series of speaker cables: Slate, Bedrock, Granite and Gibraltar. Later AQ designed a series of similar concept models, but smaller and less expensive – using the in-house bridge name “Rockettes” for smaller Rocks. The series name evolved to simply Rocket, and in honour of a very famous Oldsmobile, Rocket 88 became the top model. Now AudioQuest have introduced a new line of cables. More »

Just over a week to go until the North West Audio Show at Cranage Hall! More »

Primare has announced the shipping of the first Prisma models: the I35 Prisma integrated amplifier/network player and CD35 Prisma CD/network player. More »

Electromod at the North West Audio Show are showing, for the first time in the UK, the Schiit Hifi system comprising of Schiit’s Vidar Amplifier, Schiit’s Saga Preamplifier and the Bifrost Multibit Dac with a pair of Kudos X2 loudspeakers and using Audioquest entry level connections, the total price for the system not including source is under £3500. More »

David Jackson of High End Cable has been in touch to say that he will be bringing the following to this years North West Audio Show: More »

Malvern Audio Research will be showing several new products from Audio Detail at Cranage Hall. More »

Kerr Acoustic will be at this year’s North West Audio Show on the 23rd and 24th June in the groundfloor bedroom 6 where they will be partnering with Ammonite Audio. More »

TEAC is has announced that its NR-7CD Network CD Player/Integrated Amplifier (pictured) and NT-505 USB DAC/Network Player can now be upgraded to add support for MQA. More »

Following on from the launch of Furutech’s accessory, the NCF Booster, the company has introduced a second companion edition, the new NCF Booster-Signal. Japanese cable and accessories brand Furutech have spent decades investigating the effects of cables and connectors on a Hifi system, in pursuit of what they call ‘pure transmission’ – how to transmit an audio signal from A to B in its most unadulterated form, neither adding anything nor taking anything away. More »

Optoma has just unveiled the next generation of its BE Sport3 with the launch of the BE Sport4 in-ear headphones. The new sports headphones feature the same wireless Bluetooth® technology and fit but offer a new design along with  graphene coated drivers. In addition, they incorporate quick charging so just 15 minutes of power gives two hours of listening time. More »

Lindy, who supply connectivity solutions and professional AV & IT systems has introduced four new “Cable Lines”. These products are designed to meet “the complex requirements of a variety of AV & IT applications in any environment”. More »

MarkAudio Sota got in touch to tell us all about their new loudspeaker that they are exhibiting at the North West Audio Show. More »

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