SVS has announced the new 3000 Series subwoofers. Each new model has a completely new high-excursion SVS driver and an 800 watts RMS, 2,500+ watts peak power Sledge amplifier with discrete MOSFET output. They also come loaded with technology from the flagship 16-Ultra models. More »

The KR Audio VA350i amp is hand-built, as are its enormous tubes, in Prague and it costs £11 500 in the UK and €12 900 in Europe. Stuart Smith takes a listen.  More »

For Audiophiles using their phone for on the move sounds, Essential has announced that the Audio Adapter HD is now available to buy – currently, only in the US and Canada. More »

McIntosh have announced the XRT1.1K Loudspeaker. Following in the footsteps of the XRT2.1K is the more accessibly sized XRT1.1K Loudspeaker. Featuring a 1,200 Watt power rating, the full range XRT1.1K has a more user-friendly size that is 14” (35 cm) shorter and 173 lbs (78 kg) lighter than the XRT2.1K More »

Pro-Ject Audio Systems have over 500,000 of their Phono Box phono stages; and to mark this milestone the company are releasing their first op-amp-less phono stage, and it’s available in two different versions.   More »

The Audiolab 6000A amp with DAC and 6000CDT CD Transport cost £599 and £399 respectively. In a world’s first review of the combo Alan McIntosh sees if this relatively budget pairing delivers the goods.   More »

Pioneer’s ‘Scene Style’ series adds new range-topping noise-cancelling wireless headphones supporting Hi-Res Audio and Google Assistant More »

Naim has announced that Apple AirPlay 2 technology is imminent for the Mu-so range, bringing with it advanced multi-room audio capabilities and natural voice controls via Apple’s Siri virtual assistant. More »

Eight years after the launch of its first compact high-end amplifier in 2010, Devialet has enhanced the Expert Pro line-up with three ‘major evolutions’. More »

The Fyne Audio F3 Series subwoofers combine innovative DDX Direct Digital amplification, advanced DSP and Fyne Audio’s know-how in driver and cabinet design. More »

van den Hul’s top-of-range model the new Colibri XGW Signature Stradivarius has been launched. More »

The Roon Nucleus + is essentially a Roon specific dedicated network streamer costing £2500, but what does it bring to the whole Roon experience sonically? John Scott finds out.  More »

Melco will be showing their new two-box N10 digital music library, plus new MELCO Music HD App and have live metadata demonstrations at The Hi-Fi Show Live 2018 this weekend, November the 10th and 11th. More »

The TPDA or the Tuneable Pistonic Diaphragmatic Membrane is a patented system from Portuguese acoustic room treatment company, Artnovion,that was developed to satisfy to the demand for low frequency absorption. They TDPA is the only system on the market that can be effectively tuned to work at low as 40Hz. More »

Shinola Audio has announced the introduction of their Bluetooth® In-Ear Monitors. They are designed and developed in collaboration with Campfire Audio of Portland, USA. More »

With its 30th anniversary approaching, Chord Electronics has launched ULTIMA, a new flagship amplifier featuring John Franks’ latest circuit topology, the first all-new design in three decades. Chord say ‘ULTIMA is the ultimate expression of the finest high-performance, ultra-fast, ultra-high-power amplifier technology available today’. More »

The Unico Due integrated amplifier from Unison Research, the Italian hifi electronics manufacturer, replaces the long-standing Unico Secondo in the line, but brings new features to the range while also drawing inspiration from the Unico 90 design. More »

This weekend sees the Hifi Show Live hold it’s last show in Windsor before it moves the new premises at Royal Ascot for the 2019 show.  Absolute Sounds, the high end UK distributor is taking loads of great gear and will be in three rooms in the Windsor Suites area. More »

The market for sub £100 in ear monitors is very competitive meaning that there is plenty of choice when it comes to choosing a pair of IEMs to use as your daily driver. So for £49, do the Meze 11 Neo do enough to differentiate themselves from the crowd? Harry Smith finds out. More »

This coming weekend, 10th – 11th November, the 2018 ‘HiFi Show Live’ will take place at the De Vere Beaumont Estate Hotel in Windsor where Audio Note (UK) will be exhibiting, demonstrating the following equipment: 

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If you are in the Bordeaux region this month there is a three day Hifi event taking place at Club Hifi in the French city. More »

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