Bang & Olufsen have launched a new wireless earphone. Designed as an “urban lifestyle essential”, Beoplay E6 uses some of Bang & Olufsen’s latest design innovations. More »

Melodika, a Polish manufacturer of cables and loudspeakers, has introduced new models of installation speakers dedicated for both home and professional use, the in-wall BLI6W (pictured) and in-ceiling BLI5. More »

Acoustic treatment manufacturer GIK Acoustics has announced the release of five new designs available in the company’s Impression Series line of acoustic panels and bass traps. More »

Eight little feet that sit around your platter and which your record is placed on from English company MCRU and costing £24. Janine Elliot takes a listen.  More »

A hugely important part of any Hifi system, the cables, supports, power and acoustic treatments are well represented at Festival of Sound, find out more here. More »

Made in Switzerland the Boenicke W5SE are a very small speaker with a reasonably high price tag of £4595. Stuart and Linette Smith take a listen.  More »

It’s just one month to go until Festival of Sound 2018 at the Novotel London West in Hammersmith, 28th to 30th of September. We are looking forward to covering the show for you and bringing you all the info and pictures.  The show is a unique blend of Hifi, music and seminars from music and Hifi industry specialists, so here are the most recent confirmed additions to the show. More »

AVM’s latest Compact Streaming CD Receiver, the INSPIRATION CS 2.2 4T will be unveiled by PMC UK Distribution at Festival of Sound in September. Based on the CS 2.2, the enhanced CS 2.2 4T now features the latest Bluetooth 4.2 standard, with a dedicated second antenna on the rear of the unit. More »

Talking of Hifi shows, places like Las Vegas, Munich, London and Bristol spring quickly to mind. I have to admit, though, that I had not heard of the Copenhagen show until I was asked to attend it in 2018. Yet Denmark itself is quite a big name in the Hifi manufacturing world.  Not only are there big names we all know such as Ortofon, Bang and Olufsen and Scandyna, but today Denmark plays a significant contribution to the market place with the major contingent including Copland, Dynaudio, Dali, Gryphon, Lyngdorf Audio, Densen, Vitus Audio, Gamut and Tangent, to name just a few. Add to that companies in the whole of Scandinavia and you can see just what a large effect this part of the world has played in the development of the audio and video industries. More »

Bowers & Wilkins, the British audio brand, has introduced the sixth iteration of its 600 Series speakers.    More »

Burning Amp Festival 2018 is coming to the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco on Sunday, September 30th from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 PM. New BAF’s hours have been extended due to the increased interest and popularity of DIY audio amongst music-loving enthusiasts of all ages.

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Henley Audio say are delighted to announce the UK debut of Klipsch’s new Reference™ Series speakers.  With a range made up of 13 models – including Dolby Atmos®-enabled components, subwoofers and active monitor speakers – the new, sixth generation, Reference Series (also called Reference Base in different territories) boasts cosmetic and material upgrades over the previous range.  More »

Raidho Acoustics will for the first time ever present their TD-4.8 in USA at the annual Rocky Mountain Audio Fest, October 5th to October 7th 2018. More »

SOtM say that their new mT-1000 Power Strip uses a unique noise reduction technique, a specially-shaped filter block installed around the power line. More »

KMS Event, organiser of Europe’s first and largest headphone show CanJam Europe has cancelled this year’s Berlin show, originally scheduled for November 2018. Both 2019 shows in Munich and Berlin will proceed as planned.  More »

EISA, the European Sound and Imaging Association, has awarded the iFi xDSD Best Portable DAC/Headphone Amplifier for 2018-2019. More »

RevoNext, established in 2015 by audio engineers with fifteen years of experience, have announced the availability of its QT3 quad driver in-ear earphones. Inspired and created in Stockholm, the QT3 earphones feature double balanced armatures and double dynamic drivers. More »

Four years ago, Japanese company DS Audio launched the world’s only optical phono cartridge. The company’s debut model, the DS-001, was only released in its native Japan but soon led to a second model, the DS-W1, and to worldwide distribution. Since then, the range has grown with the addition of the flagship DS Master 1 and entry-level DS-002 models. More »

Following on from its first ever integrated amplifier, the Halo Integrated, which Hifi Pig reviewed for you here, Parasound has unveiled the Halo Integrated 6 (AKA HINT 6). Upgraded components, more features, more inputs and a new volume control join the HINT’s core architecture and John Curl designed 160-watt class A/AB power amplifier stage. More »

“Sonus faber is born from the idea of a man who loved music and its correct reproduction, but also from a person with a special sensibility about handcrafted wood products and a true reverence for beauty. Sonus faber is not only a loudspeaker manufacturer; it is, first and foremost, a unique way to approach a musical product’s design.” (Livio Cucuzza, Sonus faber chief design officer ) begins the Italian loudspeaker manufacturer’s press release announcing their new Sonetto range of speakers. More »

Quad has replaced the original Artera Play source component with a new version called the Artera Play+. Like its predecessor, which launched in 2015, the Play+ is a CD player, DAC and preamplifier combined in a single compact chassis. But while its form is familiar, the ‘plus’ suffix denotes a range of improvements that broadens functionality. More »

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