There are a whole load of lectures, presentations and workshops at this year’s High End Munich…

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The High End once again offers visitors numerous interesting lectures, presentations, demonstrations and workshops, featuring top-class and high-caliber speakers, on all aspects of the topic of consumer electronics. More »

Soundsmith will be treating visitors to the High End to some new products…

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Soundsmith, Inc. will be demonstrating their line of phonographic cartridges during the High End Show between May 18 and May 20 in Munich Germany. Highlighting the demonstration will be the 7th Generation of their unique Strain Gauge cartridge, which uses an active voltage coursing through the body of the cartridge to help generate the musical signal. More »

The High End Society tells us more about the ‘specials’ that they have at this year’s show…

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The Ukrainian loudspeaker manufacturer, “VOLYA GmbH”, is auctioning off luxury loudspeakers valued at EUR 30,000 (not including VAT) at the High End 2017 for a charitable cause. More »

Resolution is the latest loudspeaker from the Wilson Benesch loudspeaker line ‘Geometry Series’. Designed and engineered at the Wilson Benesch manufacturing facility in England. Resolution incorporates the company’s driver technology in a high-tech enclosure, formed from a carbon fibre composite monocoque and precision machined metal-alloy components. More »

Lyn Stanley spoke to us about her work and love of Reel 2 Reel tape, just as she was about to start recording her latest album, now named ‘The Moonlight Sessions Volume One’. The album will be given a preview at the upcoming Axpona show in Chicago and is due for release in May. More »

Tune Audio will be at High End Munich next month…

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30 days to go until High End Munich 2017 kicks off, Tune Audio, will be exhibiting again this year. More »

Midland Audio Exchange will be holding a Naim Statement event in June. More »

Pass Labs has started shipping their new XA25 Class A Power Amplifier, the most affordable power amplifier in their current line. With 2 x 25W @ 8 ohms, 2 x 50/W at 4 ohms and 2 x 100WClass A/AB at 2 ohms, and priced at $4,900, the XA25 is not meant as merely an “Entry-Level” model, but rather, a more affordable way for consumers to experience the Pass Labs line. In other words: A smaller, lighter and less expensive Pass Labs Class A power amplifier. More »

2017 marks the 40th anniversary of Conrad-Johnson design inc. and to celebrate, they are introducing two new anniversary tube amplifiers – the ART150 and ART300. These amplifiers employ the recently developed KT150 output tubes. More »

Find out more about Headfi at this year’s High End Munich..

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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 »

Almost one year after the debut with its ZeroUno DAC on the international scene of high end audio CanEVER Audio from Venice, Italy presents the ZeroUno PLUS. More »

Stone Audio of Poole are holding the UK launch event for GamuT Audio’s limited edition loudspeaker, the Zodiac. More »

Estonian High End loudspeaker manufacturer, Estelon, have won a Red Dot design award. Red Dot’s product design award has been given out for over 60 years. This year the selection jury comprised of 40 independent designers, field lecturers and speciality journalists. Altogether over 5 500 works from 54 different countries were presented to the Red Dot’s 47 categories in 2017. More »

Goldmund has just released a new generation of analogue products. Anne-Karine of Goldmund got in touch to explain further: “They represent a milestone in the way amplifiers and preamplifiers are designed while they continue capitalising on the expertise Goldmund has developed over almost 40 years of research and development”. More »

The €24000 Aequo Audio Ensis hails from The Netherlands and has an innovative and interesting design. Stuart and Linette Smith try them with Dutch Techno.

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