September has been an exciting month for us at Hifi Pig Towers. There has been lots happening, plenty of news and of course we went to London for The Indulgence Show 2017. More »

Stavros Danos of Aries Cerat, who were one of our top five exhibitors at High End Munich 2017,  got in touch to tell us about their new preamplifier, the Incito S. Stavros told us: ‘When designing the Incito preampli­er our aim was to reference a great Einstein quote “Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler” and to absorb and implement this into our current audio design mentality. With the Incito S we took this quote but with a twist, “simpler but better”’. More »

Innuos is partnering with a number of brands for The Indulgence Show in London, read on for more info on who they are with and where you can find them. More »

The Swiss high-end audio manufacturer, Goldmund, will be partnering their ProLogos speakers with Innuos at this year’s Indulgence show. More »

Not long to go to The Indulgence Show 2017 which will feature more than 160 exhibitors. SCV will be showcasing an array of home audio, portable audio and headphone products in-keeping with the show’s high-end aesthetic. More »

Janine Elliot takes a listen to the SoundKaos LIBéRATION Loudspeakers that use an open baffle design along with ribbon tweeters in a package costing just over £17,000. More »

Upgrades are now available for all Manger Audio speaker models. They presented the upgrade for the first time at High End Munich  2017. More »

TAGA Harmony, manufacturer of speakers and audio electronics, has unveiled a new high-fidelity hybrid amplifier, the HTA-1200. More »

Karma-AV has added two further Mark Levinson products to the range available to UK audiophiles. Supplied individually, the No 523 pure analogue preamplifier and No 534 dual-monaural power amplifier may be combined to create a pre-power partnership having matching Mark Levinson Pure Path discrete, dual-monaural signal path system topology from source input to speaker output. More »

The Gold Note IS-1000 is a fully integrated amplifier that merges a Preamplifier, a Power Amplifier, a Phono Stage, a DAC and a Streamer in one. More »

McIntosh, who have been producing audio for over 65 years, has announced the MA7200 Integrated Amplifier and MAC7200 Receiver. More »

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

Bowers & Wilkins have just launched their new 700 Series loudspeakers, which, they say, develops the ethos of the CM Series that the 700 series replaces, plus adds technology from the 800 Series Diamond and new, bespoke acoustic innovations. More »

 

British manufacturer of turntables, tonearms and cables, Vertere Acoustics, has recently been appointed distributor of Switzerland’s FM Acoustics. We are very much looking forward to hearing the system put together by the like-minded leaders of these brands, Vertere’s Touraj Moghaddam and FM Acoustic’s Manuel Huber, at The Indulgence Show 2017. More »

The Trio speaker system from Avantgarde Acoustic is undoubtedly an iconic loudspeaker. It has been refined over the years and now the German horn manufacturer is releasing a special, limited edition of their flagship product, to celebrate their 26th anniversary. More »

There will be a dCS ‘Open Day’ at Martins Hifi in Norwich next month. More »

Conrad-Johnson Design has announced the release of their latest line-stage preamplifier, the ET7. The ET7 incorporates the advances in regulated power supply design debuted in their GAT Series 2 line stage while closely following the GAT audio circuit. More »

There are Hifi Shows and Hifi Events happening all over the world. The Hifi Pig Hifi Diary will keep you up to date with what’s happening where and when. More »

Earlier this month we brought you the news that VANA Ltd, the US audio distributor, had introduced the Audio Physic Step plus and Tempo plus loudspeakers to the states, now they have added the Avantera III, full range floor standing loudspeaker, to their range of Audio Physic speakers. More »

In 2015, Italian “valve specialists” Unison Research renovated their Unico range of hybrid hifi electronics with the introduction of a new flagship. Unison Research told us: “The Unico 150 integrated amplifier was born out of an extensive R&D process and utilised optimal electrical characteristics to achieve a true high-end sound performance. Now, the lessons learned in the development of the Unico 150 have resulted in the introduction of an alternative high-end offering”. More »

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

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