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 »

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 »

dCS has announced its Bartók network DAC and headphone amplifier – a single- box, digital-to-analogue converter with full network streaming functionality and Class A headphone amplifier. 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 »

Chord Electronics’ Hugo 2 DAC/Headphone Amp EISA DAC 2018/19 Award More »

Henley Audio have announced the UK introduction of the Klipsch® HP-3 headphones and Heritage Headphone Amplifier. After a UK unveiling at Sound & Vision, The Bristol Show in early 2018, the new flagship headphones and matching amplifier are now available. More »

CanJam London 2018 was held at the prestigious Park Plaza Hotel, Westminster Bridge this year, just over the River from the Houses of Parliament. The hotel itself was very luxurious and a great setting for consumers, companies, designers and music lovers from the U.K, U.S, Canada, Japan, Singapore and many other countries to come together for this event.

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CanJam, the global headphone audio show with events in New York City, Singapore, Los Angeles, London, Denver and Shanghai, is returning to London this July. CanJam London 2018 takes place on July 21st-22nd in Central London. More »

British brand Quad’s first-ever headphones use planar magnetic technology. More »

Powered by the Burson Max Current Power Supply (MCPS),Fun is a dual mono Class-A head amp and preamp with added Microphone input. Outputting 2Wpc @32ohm, it shares the same amplification stage as Burson’s flagship Conductor. More »

Aeron has launched what they say is the smallest Hifi system in the world, the Aeron C101 pre-amplifier/ headphone amplifier and Aeron P101 Class D Stereo Amplifier.  Just connect to your source and speakers. More »

For the first time Munich High End also played host to Can Jam Europe. The event was held just over the road from the MOC and attracted more than 2000 people, proof indeed that the market for headphones and portable audio is continuing to be a healthy one. Here’s a photographic tour of the event which promises to grow in coming years. Congratulations to Juliane Thummel and her team for a job brilliantly done… More »

For the first time Munich High End also played host to Can Jam Europe. The event was held just over the road from the MOC and attracted more than 2000 people, proof indeed that the market for headphones and portable audio is continuing to be a healthy one. Here’s a photographic tour of the event which promises to grow in coming years. Congratulations to Juliane Thummel and her team for a job brilliantly done.  More »

Chord Electronics certainly had the world’s Hifi Press beating a path to their door at High End Munich this year.  Their room was so busy that some had to wait outside, luckily Hifi Pig was in there for a first glimpse of their new products. The full team were there and as always it was a pleasure to see them and great to see the iconic British brand in such high demand at the world’s major international Hifi Show. More »

Chord Electronics certainly had the world’s Hifi Press beating a path to their door at High End Munich this year.  Their room was so busy that some had to wait outside, luckily Hifi Pig was in there for a first glimpse of their new products. The full team were there and as always it was a pleasure to see them and great to see the iconic British brand in such high demand at the world’s major international Hifi Show. More »

CanJam Europe is a partner event of High End show in Munich on May 11th – 13th 2018. The event location “Kohlebunker” at Lilienthalalle 37 is literally down the road, just 250 metres from High End’s location. There, visitors get to try interesting, innovative headphones and releated products. High End tickets are valid for the boutique headphone show. Numerous headphones, players and accessories are ready to be tested, visitors are invited to bring their own gear and music. Many exhibitors are launching European and even world premieres of new products at CanJam Munich. More »

In 2014, iFi launched their original iDSD portable hi-res DAC/headphone amp. Now they launch the xDSD. Connects to your phone, tablet, PC, Mac, DAP, TV, games console or any other digital audio device via cable, or streams wirelessly via Bluetooth. More »

Benchmark has introduced a new headphone / line amplifier with four 256-step relay-controlled attenuators and four 16-step relay-controlled boost amplifiers. More »

IFi have released a free update that adds support for MQA to many existing products from their range. More »

Australian manufacturer Burson’s Conductor Virtuoso V2+ comes with a DAC, a headphone amp and doubles the output of the original version to 8W into 16 Ohms. Janine Elliot dons her cans and takes this £1590 unit for a test drive.  More »

Australian manufacturer Burson’s Conductor Virtuoso V2+ comes with a DAC, a headphone amp and doubles the output of the original version to 8W into 16 Ohms. Janine Elliot dons her cans and takes this £1590 unit for a test drive.  More »

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