With over 40 years of playback and 25 years of concert recording experience, Kostas Metaxas has never been known for being understated in his designs. More »

Did you know that Métronome Technologie was once a loudspeaker maker? That was in 1987, precisely 30 years ago. This is why they decided to develop Ea, as a “celebration of their origins”. They got in touch to tell us more about their new, Kalista brand, speakers which were first introduced to the public at the High End Munich show in May 2017 More »

Estelon are calling their new Estelon Extreme Legacy Edition loudspeakers “the world’s most technologically advanced speakers” and they were unveiled at the Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts’ Club’s prestigious annual rally in June. More »

TAGA Harmony has announced a new generation of its base stereo/mono in-ceiling speaker in the TCW series. Along with refinements the model name has been changed to TCW-300R SM to keep up with the latest TAGA Harmony’s model-coding system. More »

It seems that you can barely browse the internet these days without coming across another new Kickstarter audio product. Many of these get announced and then never see the light of day, so it’s nice to hear from one that has actually made it into production. More »

VANA, Ltd. has announced the availability of the Audio Physic Step plus and Tempo plus loudspeakers in the US market through a network of audio retailers. The Step plus is a bookshelf speaker and the Tempo plus is a floor-standing speaker utilising the same midrange and tweeter technologies as the Step plus with low frequency drivers integrated within the enclosure. Both loudspeakers have been completely redesigned since the prior Step and Tempo models and benefit from many of the technological advances realised during the development of the company’s flagship speaker, the Cardeas 30 LJE. More »

Pioneer & Onkyo Europe GmbH activates DTS Play-Fi wireless multi-room audio technology on its MRX-5, and MRX-3 Wireless Speaker with a firmware update available now. An update for select 2017-model Pioneer products, as well as 2016-model components listed below, is due by the end of September. More »

Merging Technologies, manufacturers of Merging+NADAC, Merging+PLAYER and the forthcoming Merging+POWER has announced that Edison Production Company will take over the distribution and support activities for these products in Germany. More »

July was certainly a busy month with loads of Hifi news to catch up on.  Just in case you missed anything here’s all the news in one place! More »

PMC is marking a significant expansion in its U.S. operation with opening a new office and demo facility in Nashville, a city renowned for its musical heritage. More »

Sib Evo is the second generation of Focal’s Sib line. With this new line featuring Dolby Atmos technology, Focal say that they are “once again sparking a revolution in the home cinema market”. More »

KODA, the Polish producer of loudspeakers and audio equipment, has introduced four new speakers in its: floorstanding AK-48F, center AK-48C and surround AK-48S and the KODA EX-569F which draws inspiration from the EX line, their range that was popular in the early 90’s. More »

James Loudspeaker, designers and manufacturers of entertainment products for both residential and commercial applications, has announced the introduction of the Q-Series floor-standing loudspeakers, a built-to-suit array of three models. More »

Are you or do you know a young, talented and enthusiastic music-maker who would love the chance of owning a pair of Harbeth speakers? If so, keep reading, Harbeth are running a competition to win a pair of their speakers this summer. More »

PureAudioProject say that their 7′ X 21″ Quinitet15 “takes the clarity, realism, and the emotional impact of music to a true ‘wall of sound’ musical experience”. They boast eight audiophile-grade 15″ woofers and a selection of wide range drivers. More »

PMC has invested in advanced laser measuring equipment for its research and development department, to help facilitate a more “holistic approach” to future drive unit and cabinet designs for improved low frequency performance. More »

Loudspeaker manufacturer Avantgarde Acoustic has been awarded Gold in the German Brand Award 2017. More »

PMC has appointed Ian Sutton to the position of divisional director, to head up a newly formed UK distribution business and bring close focus to this important area of expansion for the company. The following is from the PMC press release. More »

Tannoy is a household name, and not just amongst audiophiles. Here Dominic Marsh takes a listen to their  £599 Revolution XT6 loudspeakers. More »

KEF has partnered with Sony Pictures for a promotion to celebrate the imminent cinematic release of the 2017 summer film, Spider-Man: Homecoming, in cinemas from July 5th. This promotion sees KEF offering film fans the chance to win a Dolby Atmos home cinema package. More »

TAGA Harmony are based in Poland and offer a wide range of loudspeakers and other products to suit all pockets. Here Ian Ringstead tries out their TAV 616F SE floorstanders costing €735. More »