19. January 2022 · Comments Off on Electrocompaniet ECI 80D Integrated Amplifier · Categories: Amplifiers, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , , , , ,

ELECTROCOMPANIET EC1 80D INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER REVIEW

The Electrocompaniet ECI 80D Integrated Amplifier is a £3000 amp that is well featured and looks rather splendid, Stuart Smith takes a listen. More »

NETWORK ACOUSTICS ENO STREAMING SYSTEM REVIEW

The Network Acoustics ENO Streaming System is a small, passive filter box that is designed to fit between your network switch/router and your chosen streamer. Chris Baillie takes a listen. More »

12. January 2022 · Comments Off on Triangle Antal 40th Anniversary Edition Loudspeakers · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , , , ,

TRIANGLE ANTAL 40th ANNIVERSARY EDITION LOUDSPEAKERS REVIEW

French brand Triangle celebrate their 40th anniversary with special editions of their Antal floorstanding loudspeakers costing €3000 (£3000). Stuart Smith takes a listen. More »

11. January 2022 · Comments Off on QHW Audio THE VINYL Phonostage · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Phono Stages, Turntables, Arms and Cartridges · Tags: , , , ,

QHW AUDIO THE VINYL PHONOSTAGE REVIEW

QHW Audio’s THE VINYL phonostage is made in Spain, accepts both moving coil and moving magnet cartridges, and costs a very reasonable €760 plus shipping and relevant taxes. Stuart Smith finds out how it fares for HiFi Pig. More »

10. January 2022 · Comments Off on Connected Fidelity RF Blockers · Categories: Accessories, Cables, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , ,

CONNECTED-FIDELITY RF BLOCKER REVIEW

Connected-Fidelity’s RF Blockers are small blocks that connect to your speaker binding posts and are intended to reduce RF noise in your system. Ken Stokes gives them a try for HiFi Pig.  More »

HiFi Highlights 2021 – HiFi we reviewed in 2021 that got our highest award.

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03. December 2021 · Comments Off on Tellurium Q Blue II Cables · Categories: Cables, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , ,

Tellurium Q Blue II Cables Review.

This review of the Tellurium Q Blue II cable range is a shorter and more to the point review than my normal offerings and is meant as an addition to the excellent and full review by Janine Elliot of the Tellurium Blue II cables.

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15. November 2021 · Comments Off on Davis Acoustics Courbet No 8 Loudspeakers · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , , , ,

DAVIS ACOUSTICS COURBET #8 REVIEW

Stuart Smith takes a listen to the Courbet No 8 loudspeakers from French manufacturer Davis Acoustics and which cost €5700.

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08. November 2021 · Comments Off on Care Orchestra Celestial Deep Breath Evo Loudspeakers · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , ,

CARE ORCHESTRA CELESTIAL DEEP BREATH EVO LOUDSPEAKERS REVIEW.

Stuart Smith takes a listen to Italian brand Care Orchestra’s Deep Breath Evo loudspeakers costing €2250. More »

CHORD 2Yu REVIEW

Chris Baillie takes a listen to the Chord Electronics 2Yu network bridge costing £449 and designed to be used with the company’s 2Go. More »

ASTELL & KERN SE180 DIGITAL AUDIO PLAYER REVIEW

Janine Elliot takes a listen to Astell & Kern SE180 Digital Audio Player costing around £1399.

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28. October 2021 · Comments Off on English Acoustics 21C Power Amplifier · Categories: Amplifiers, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , , ,

ENGLISH ACOUSTICS 21C POWER AMPLIFIER

Janine Elliot already listened and wrote about the pre-production model, and Stu and Lin bought a Pink Hifi Pig edition one on the back of that review. Here’s the review of the final production model by Janine with supplementary comments by Stuart.

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22. October 2021 · Comments Off on Witch Hat Audio Cables for Naim Electronics · Categories: Cables, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , ,

WITCH HAT AUDIO MORGANA CABLES FOR NAIM REVIEW

Dan Worth tries out a range of cables aimed specifically at users of Naim electronics.  More »

21. October 2021 · Comments Off on Sendy Peacock Headphones · Categories: Headphones, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , ,

SENDY AUDIO PEACOCK HEADPHONES REVIEW

Stuart Smith takes a listen to the £1300 Sendy Peacock headphones.

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MUSICAL FIDELITY M3X VINYL PHONOSTAGE REVIEW

Musical Fidelity is a well known and well-respected brand that is distributed in the UK. In this review, Stuart Smith takes a listen to their £1200 M3X Vinyl phonostage. More »

TOTALDAC D100 LOUDSPEAKER REVIEW

TotalDAC D100 Loudspeakers are big, boxy, and made in France, but how do they sound? Stuart Smith finds out. More »

07. October 2021 · Comments Off on Melco S100 Audio Network Switch · Categories: Accessories, Computer audio and Streaming, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , ,

MELCO S100 NETWORK SWITCH REVIEW

Melco S100 is a network switch aimed at audiophiles that are serious about their streaming system and their network. Chris Baillie tries it out for HiFi Pig.

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07. October 2021 · Comments Off on ADOT MC01 Fibre Network Kit · Categories: Accessories, Computer audio and Streaming, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , ,

ADOT MC01 FIBRE NETWORK KIT REVIEW

The ADOT MC01 Fibre Network Kit converts your ethernet signal using copper wires into a signal using fibre optics and is said claimed to have several benefits for the serious digitally-inclined audiophile. Chris Baillie takes a listen for HiFi Pig. More »

07. October 2021 · Comments Off on Dan Clark Audio Stealth Headphones · Categories: Headphones, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , ,

DAN CLARK AUDIO STEALTH HEADPHONES REVIEW

Dan Clark Audio Stealth headphones are built in California, distributed in the UK by Electromod and cost £4100. Janine Elliot takes a listen to this high-end headphone and seems to be rather enamoured by it.

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AURALIC ALTAIR G2.1 REVIEW

The Auralic ALTAIR G2.1 is a DAC/Streaming unit with an onboard phonostage, line-level input, the ability to rip and play CDs(with the addition of an outboard CD drive) and the potential to add onboard storage. Could the ALTAIR become the hub for your analogue and digital listening pleasure? Stuart Smith takes a look. More »

14. September 2021 · Comments Off on Electrocompaniet EMC 1 MKV Reference CD Player · Categories: CD Players, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , , ,

ELECTROCOMPANIET EMC 1 MKV REFERENCE CD PLAYER REVIEW

Stuart Smith and Electrocompaniet seem to have missed the memo that Red Book CD is dead and buried as he has an extended play with the Norwegian brand’s £4999 dedicated silver disc player. More »

08. September 2021 · Comments Off on Audiovector R6 Arreté Loudspeakers · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , , ,

AUDIOVECTOR R6 ARRETÉ LOUDSPEAKERS REVIEW

The Audiovector R6 Arreté Loudspeakers are a significant jump in price from their siblings the R3 Arreté, but is this extra financial outlay worth it? Stuart Smith finds out.

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07. September 2021 · Comments Off on Synthesis Roma 96DC+ Integrated Valve Amplifier · Categories: Amplifiers, D to A Converters, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , ,

SYNTHESIS ROMA 96DC+ INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER REVIEW

Synthesis is distributed in the UK by Henley Audio and here we have their £2649 Roma 96DC+ integrated valve amplifier that uses the EL34 tubes. More »

02. September 2021 · Comments Off on Mycetias Vulcanian Loudspeakers · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , , ,

MYCETIAS VULCANIAN LOUDSPEAKERS REVIEW

Mycetias are a relatively new brand based in the North of the United Kingdom that makes no-nonsense, value for money loudspeakers and amplifiers. Ian Ringstead checks out the Mycetias Vulcanian loudspeakers for HiFi Pig. The speakers retail in the UK for just £576 or £876 with their matching stands. Ian Ringstead takes a listen.

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ERZETICH MANIA HEADPHONES REVIEW

Stuart Smith tries on the new Erzetich Mania headphones costing €1199 for size. More »