Vermeer Audio created their first entirely ‘made in France’  Model TWO flagship, which offers in a single package a DAC, a network player, and a digital and analogue preamplifier. However, their clients and distributors that wanted Vermeer’s know-how to be duplicated in a more accessible unit offering more basic functions compared to the flagship model. More »

The Danish high-end audio brand Aavik has released their latest three series of amplifiers, digital-to-analogue converters (DACs), streamers, and phono stages (RIAAs).

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Hifi Pig first reviewed the LEEMA LIBRA DAC way back in August 2016. In this update to that review, Stuart Smith takes a slightly different viewpoint and makes very different conclusions, but based on very similar findings, to the initial review.

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M2Tech has introduced the Young MkIV DAC/preamplifier. Following the path opened by the previous models Young 384/32 DAC, Young DSD and Young MkIII, the new Young MkIV improves the sonic qualities of its predecessors, while adding more useful features.

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Following on from the new Liberty Headphone amp announcement last week, Mytek Audio has announced a whole load of new products to be launched throughout 2021 following the shifting of production to the new larger factory in Poland that took place last Summer.

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Dressed in a sports car red, iFi’s new top-of-the-range transportable DAC/headphone amp claims a powerful engine under the hood.

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Mola Mola’a Kula integrated amp combines technical elements of their Makua and Tambaqui designs with Roon-Ready capability.

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Rupert Neve Fidelice Precision DAC (£4,747) and Precision Headphone Amp (£1,149), yes, many readers will recognise Neve as being a legend in the pro-audio world, but now he has put his name to a DAC and a HEadphone Amplifier. Janine Elliot looks at both units in this doubleheader review.

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It’s time for Hifi Pig’s Christmas gift guide 2020!

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Cyrus Audio, the British manufacturer known for designing and manufacturing HiFi amplifiers, DACs and CD players, has introduce their new XR series.

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The Auralic Altair G1 Streamer/DAC is a well-featured box of tricks to which you need only add an amp and loudspeakers. Stuart Smith checks out this €2399/£1999 unit. More »

Cary Audio has introduced the new DMS-700 Network Audio Player, their goal was “to make the absolutely best sounding network audio streamer on the planet, far exceeding its price point and beyond, period”…which is a very high goal to aim for indeed.

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HELM’s new THX and MQA Certified BOLT DAC/AMP adapter, extends its family of studio-quality portable audio DACs and AMPs for smartphones and mobile devices

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Walter Liederman and Underwood Hifi have announced a High Res DAC with remote controlled preamp and headphone amp that has both vacuum tube outputs as well as solid state.

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Gryphon electronics have released Standard which the High End Danish brand say has unrestricted potential for expansion in all directions. Due to its highly flexible and modular design, both width and height can be easily varied to suit your evolving needs.

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Many audiophiles already discovered practicality and freedom of the wireless connectivity through the world of portable audio. Yet implementing it into their home set-ups can be often too expensive, or lacking in connection and sound quality.

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Chord Electronics has launched a purpose-built equipment support for its expanding Qutest range of hifi components.

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This autumn sees the launch of an all-new mains powered iFi’s NEO iDSD hi-res DAC/headphone amp.

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New Jersey based Orchard Audio has announced the launch of PecanPi Streamer Ultra. The Ultra builds upon the PecanPi Streamer by adding a 5” touchscreen, built-in RCA connectors, and moving all of the connections to the back of the device.

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This month, UK distributor SCV has announced a new partnership with portable audio innovators EarMen, based in Chicago, IL.

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MUTEC GmbH, a German manufacturer of audio equipment for studio professionals and audiophile consumers, has announced the release of the REF10 SE120.

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HARMAN’s Mark Levinson has introduced a new preamplifier and amplifier and showcased two recently launched source players in an expansion of the 5000 Series range.

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Hifi Pig talks to three young women, working in different roles in the Hifi Industry, and finds out that the future really is female.

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iFi Audio, the British maker of audio devices for home and portable use, has redesigned one of its most popular products to create the Micro iDSD Signature, delivering a host of improvements to enhance performance and usability.

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PMC Distribution UK is introducing the Bryston BR-20 preamplifier, DAC and streamer, a front end solution that combines the best of Bryston’s technologies into one audiophile hub, allowing connection of up to 14 analogue and digital sources and combining this with built-in high-resolution music streaming.

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