Connected Distribution, UK distributor for Parasound, is launching a charity auction in conjunction with the well-known rock star and platinum-selling artist, Fish, enabling one lucky person to win a complete system signed by the man himself. Fish’s chosen charity, Chest Heart Stroke Scotland, will benefit from 100% of the proceeds of the auction which is for a complete Paraasound Z Series hifi system, comprising: Zpre v.2, Zamp v.3, Zdac v.2 and Zphono. More »

We brought you the news last week of Audiolab’s new 6000A integrated amplifier, now Audiolab have released their 6000CDT which they say is the 6000A’s ideal CD-playing companion. More »

Dynaudio, the Danish loudspeaker manufacturer, has launched Xeo 10, the successor to the Xeo 2 wireless active bookshelf speaker. The Xeo 10’s 14cm MSP woofer system has been reworked to enhance bass and lower-midrange performance. The 28mm soft-dome tweeter is the same design featured on the Xeo 2. More »

Henley Audio have announced two more special edition styli are coming to the Ortofon 2M range of moving magnet cartridges. After the earlier release of the Stylus 2M Blue 100 (February 2018), Ortofon have now unveiled the Stylus 2M Bronze 100 and Stylus 2M Black 100.  More »

Leema Acoustics, the Welsh hifi brand founded by two ex-BBC sound engineers, will be at The Audio Show this weekend (September 22nd and 23rd) demonstrating the newly announced Sirius streaming music server and the Tucana II Anniversary Edition integrated amplifier. More »

Titan Audio, A relatively new company, starting out in 2013 and based in Northern Ireland with a passion for getting the best mains power to your HiFi equipment. Not only do Titan strive to construct the very best power cables and connections, they back their work up with a “Lifetime” guarantee too. Here Dave Robson will be be testing their Styx Power Distribution Block and the first three power cables in their line up. The Styx, Tyco and Helios power cables. More »

More good news for Fyne Audio. As part of Scottish Enterprise’s strategy to support ambitious Scottish companies in scaling more quickly, Glasgow-based loudspeaker brand Fyne Audio has secured significant funding from Scottish Investment Bank to drive business growth. This financing will allow Fyne Audio to grow its R&D facility, diversify product lines and increase production to meet rising international demand for its products. More »

Are you ready for the Festival Of Sound 2018 in London next week? Kicking off at 6pm on Thursday 27th September and running until 5pm on Sunday 30th September 2018 at the Novotel London West, Hammersmith, London. The show is much more than just a Hifi Show. As well as experiencing the latest products from many big-name audio brands, the show is a chance to hear performances and seminars from audio and music industry celebrities. More »

Audiolab launched the 8000A in 1983, thirty five years on they are launching the new 6000A. Outwardly, the 6000A bears strong resemblance to the 8300A with its rotary controls and large, central OLED display. But while the 8300A costs £899, the 6000A’s recommended price tag is just £599. What’s more, unlike its costlier, analogue-only sibling, it incorporates high-quality D/A conversion, enabling digital sources to be connected directly without an external DAC. More »

Last week we had a very pleasant visit up to Glasgow to Linn HQ to experience their new product. However, until midday today, we and the other selekt (see what I did there), few journalists from the British Hifi Press, were sworn to secrecy about what we had seen and heard. Finally we can reveal the launch of the Linn Selekt DSM, an all-new Linn network music player that promises, say the Linn team, “to bring the feeling back to digital audio”. More »

ECLIPSE, the Japanese loudspeaker manufacturer, will be at The Audio Show this weekend (September 22nd and 23rd) with the TD510zMK2. Birmingham-based ECLIPSE retailer, The Little Audio Company, will be demonstrating the speakers with a diverse range of music courtesy of an Innuos ZENith Mk. II music server with amplification from Hegel’s H190. More »

Mitchell & Johnson has launched the 800 Series, a new flagship range of hifi components, its first to be entirely designed, engineered and built in the UK. The new 800 Series represents a significant milestone for Mitchell & Johnson, as the company transitions towards a new era of entirely British built equipment for its customers, following a period of investment in the UK. More »

If you are familiar with the philosophy behind Akiko Audio’s tuning product designs, you won’t be surprised to hear that the new Minelli Power Conditioner is based on a design without electrical components. By doing so, Akiko say it can passively tackle high frequency noise. More »

In order to celebrate its first year of “life”, the Digital Sharing Converter, DSC1, the first device of Métronome’s new DS range, is becoming even more connected. More »

Chord Electronics has joined forces with The Chord Company to offer a free interconnect with the purchase of a Hugo 2 DAC/headphone amp, from ‘bricks and mortar’ UK retailers this Autumn. More »

Rob Hunt of REL got in touch to tell us more about their latest collaboration with House Of Linn Manchester owners, Brian and Trevor. “House of Linn (Brian and Trevors) have been longstanding believers in the use of REL within the Linn Akurate system for some time now”. More »

The Chord Company has launched SignatureXL, the latest evolution of a classic Chord speaker cable and one that introduces modern technology plus the new silver-plated ChordOhmic plugs. More »

Mr Araki, CEO of Melco Syncrets, the Hifi division of the Japanese IT company Buffalo Technology, has announced the launch of the Melco N10 ‘extreme performance’ Hi-Res digital Music Library and the more entry level N100. More »

The Falcon GC6500R Reference speaker incorporates a number of proprietary technical advances including the Falcon Sonaweave™ Graphene Enhanced Nano-Platelet Cone deployed in the bass driver design. The use of Graphene allows the diaphragm to be 60% lighter and thinner than those of conventional drivers.  More »

VANA, the North American distributor of audio products has announced the arrival of the European Audio Team (E.A.T) Jo N05 moving coil cartridge, the LPS dual linear power supply and the 800-gram Massive Weight. More »

French audio brand Focal launched the Kanta N°2 in October 2017, now, Focal has launched three new Premium Hifi loudspeakers: Kanta N°1, Kanta N°3 and Kanta Center. Focal used the CEDIA 2018 Expo to unveil the new additions to the range. More »

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