Arcam has announced its partnership in the IMAX® Enhanced programme, a new certification and licensing programme combining consumer electronics products with IMAX digitally re-mastered 4K HDR content and DTS audio technologies to offer consumers “a new level of quality in immersive sight and sound experiences for the home”. The debut line of IMAX Enhanced Arcam AV receivers will comprise the AVR390, AVR550, AVR850 and AV860. More »

Leema Acoustics’  network music player is now available, with Tidal integration, a high-quality ESS Sabre DAC and support for USB drive playback for £1,295  More »

Karma-AV announce the UK availability of the SVS 3000 Series subwoofers, which promise to deliver the brand’s signature bass quality and dynamics from smaller cabinets.  Featuring an all-new 13-inch high-excursion SVS driver powered by 800W RMS of MOSFET amplification and tuned using Analog Devices audio DSP through an innovative SVS smartphone app, the new SB (Sealed Box) and PB (Ported Box) models will offer room control from a wider range of room locations. More »

Klipsch has announced that its next generation Heritage Wireless table-top speaker The Three with the Google Assistant built in is now available. The Three with the Google Assistant built in blends mid-century modern design, acoustics, and connectivity with the addition of a personal digital assistant. More »

Chord Electronics has launched an exclusive, limited-edition Mojo and Poly Christmas gift pack, which contains everything to get into high-resolution mobile music streaming this Christmas (£990). More »

New Italian audio brand Pegaso may be just a year old, but already it comes with decades of design expertise and a wealth of hi-fi know-how, thanks to the company’s family tree. The new brand plans to specialise  purely on valve-based electronics. First ‘out of the stable’ is the P50A integrated amplifier. More »

The Audio Video Show Warsaw is one of the best Hifi shows on the planet, and Hifi Pig was there again this year to bring you the most comprehensive coverage that you will find anywhere. We have brought you 9 show reports with over 18,000 words and hundreds upon hundreds of photos of the most exciting Hifi there is. Click through for links to all of the articles in one place…we are already looking forward to the Audio Video Show Warsaw 2019! More »

Now it’s over to the National Stadium in Warsaw for the final leg of the Audio Video Show 2018 and Hifi Pig’s last coverage of what was an absolutely fantastic show that we will certainly be back for next year. Congratulations to Adam and his team who have done a sterling job of organising the show, which is widely being touted as the best in Europe…and who are we to argue.  More »

Entertaining at Christmas can be a daunting prospect, but with DTS Play-Fi technology now built into many household speakers, it’s now easier to set the soundtrack of the evening from your phone. More »

Eclipse, the Japanese loudspeaker brand, has joined forces with UK A/V retailer Richer Sounds, to bring permanent-demonstration 5.1 systems to a number of select stores in the south of England. More »

Furutech’s new ASB-1 antistatic brush is an upgrade on the earlier SK-III, and is a simple-to-use gadget that effectively removes unwanted static charge from just about anything – from CDs and vinyl records to camera lenses. More »

After 35 years of serious recording work for Broadcast Television using Swiss portable and studio machines from Stellavox (the SM8 portables & TD9 Studio machine), and over 40 years experience in the Hi End Audio industry, Artist/Designer/Recording Engineer Kostas Metaxas has finally designed what he hopes will be “the ultimate machine to capture an unrivalled realism with Analogue Tape”. More »

Moving on from the Sobieski to the Golden Tulip, this is part six of Hifi Pig’s coverage of the fantastic Audio Video Show in Warsaw 2018. This is where the show gets decidedly high-end with lots of wonderfully esoteric equipment on show. More »

Earlier this year, Colorado-based Ayre Acoustics previewed its new ‘8 series’ of hifi components at the Munich High-End Show and the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest. Now, the first product in the series, the EX-8 integrated ‘hub’ amplifier, arrives on the market and comes to the UK via a new distribution agreement with Decent Audio. More »

Melco is joining forces with high-end hifi dealer, KJ West One, to present a Streaming Masterclass in the heart of the capital at KJ’s Marylebone showroom. More »

 

Part 5 of Hifi Pig’s coverage of the Audio Video Show Warsaw 2018.

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Quad is launching a new version of the Vena integrated amplifier. The new Vena II builds upon the strengths of its predecessor – compact design and a useful range of facilities by adding new features. More »

Chord Electronics has launched an Android version of Gofigure, the official configuration App for Poly, the network music streamer/player for the  Mojo DAC/headphone amp. The new Android version, which has been extensively developed throughout 2018, neatly complements the original iOS version and brings simple configuration of Poly’s set-up options to Android devices. More »

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