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 »

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 »

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 »

NAD Electronics has announced their new C 538 CD player which is available now with an MSRP of £249.00. Though music downloads and streaming continue to grow in popularity, many consumers still have a vast collection of CDs and need a player to enjoy them. NAD has continued to develop its CD players as part of its development in digital technology. More »

Metronome Technologie’s Kalista brand are launching the DreamPlay ONE  to complete their DreamPlay range. DreamPlay ONE is an integrated CD turntable and the French brand say it is more affordable than the combination of the DreamPlay CD and Kalista DAC. More »

McIntosh has announced the MCT500 SACD/CD Transport. The MCT500 is a digital only unit and features 4 digital outputs: industry standard balanced, coax and optical outputs plus the MCT connector. It can be paired with any product that has standard digital inputs and a DAC. More »

Aqua’s La Diva and new Formula xHD will be at CES Las Vegas USA, January 9-12, 2018, VENETIAN HOTEL – suite 35-307 as part of the LAMM Industries system. More »

The £4100 Lector 707 CD Player, here with the top level power supply, the PSU-7T, is made in Italy, has a valve output stage and a top loading transport. Dominic Marsh and Lionel Payne. put it through its paces.   More »

McIntosh has launched their new MCT80 SACD/CD Transport. They want you to “Enjoy your CDs all over again!” More »

T+A of Germany has announced the launch of its new CALA Receiver range – CALA SR and CALA CDR (with CD mechanism). An alternative to separates, the CALA range offers a range of features within a single receiver unit, including compatibility with streaming services (TIDAL, Deezer and qobuz), playback via UPnP network music servers and USB storage media, FM, FM-HD and DAB+ radio, SP/DIF and optical digital inputs, HD Bluetooth connectivity and analogue inputs (including a switchable aux/MM or high output MC turntable input). More »

Chord Electronics has unveiled three new products at CES 2017: Poly, Blu Mk II and Hugo 2, all will be available early this year. More »

Japanese brand CEC’s belt driven CD transports are legendary in audiophile circles but have had traditionally been out of the reach of most people. The £2600 CEC TL5 CD Transport, sold by Definitive Audio in the UK, puts this exotica much more within the grasp of more people and Janine Elliot couldn’t wait to get her hands on it to review for Hifi Pig. More »

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