One of the biggest names of the mid-twentieth century British hifi scene, LEAK is back with its first products since the late 1970s

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Norma HS-IPA 1 is a modular (but in this case, fully loaded) integrated amplifier from Italy that includes a DAC, phono-stage, and headphone amplifier. The unit costs £3650 as tested and here Janine Elliot takes it for a whirl.

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Audiolab’s new 6000A Play combines two audio components in a single chassis to create a just-add-speakers streaming amplifier that handles all your analogue requirements, too.

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Warwick Acoustics Ltd, the company behind the SonomaTM Model One and APERIO Electrostatic Headphone Systems, has announced the launch of a new Limited Edition APERIO.

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Gold Note of Italy has announced the release of the All-in-One DS-10 in its PLUS version.

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Janine Elliot takes a listen to the iFi Zen DAC that boasts a whole load of features in a diminutive package and is priced at just £129. More »

Burson have released their new additions to the Performance Series, Conductor 3 and 3X Performance desktop headphone/pre amps and DACs.

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Acclaimed British sound engineer/producer Dom Morley who has worked with artists such as Adele, Sting, Jeff Beck, The Police, Amy Winehouse, Mark Ronson, Grinderman, Jet, The Verve, Live8, Morrissey and Underworld, has chosen Hugo 2 as his go-to DAC and headphone amp for his professional audio engineering work, stating it, “sounds as good as everything that I have in my studio”.

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Rupert Neve Designs, one of the world’s most famous names in the recording studio, introduced Fidelice, a new product range for the high-fidelity audio market, last year.

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iFi has added to its range of portable DAC/headphone amps with an all-new design, the hip-dac.

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Combining over 40 years of electroacoustic heritage with modern design, T+A has announced its first ever headphone products, the Solitaire P planar-magnetostatic headphones and Solitaire HA 200 headphone amplifier.

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Clearaudio’s Concept plug-and-play turntable is released as a new Concept Active version which features an integrated headphone amplifier so that the turntable and a pair of headphones are all you need to start playing your vinyl.

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To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Focal, the French manufacturer, has developed a collection of some special products. The final ‘wonder’ of this special and limited collection is the Symphonie 40th, which is a luxury case that comes complete with the high-end Made in France Utopia and Stellia headphones.

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Fresh out of Florence, Gold Note’s new Streamer/DAC aims to bring versatility and sophistication to your digital setup.  John Scott sets out to see if it succeeds in this, the first English language review of this product. More »

British audio brand, Quad, is launching a new version of their Vena II integrated amplifier.

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The new Burson Conductor 3X Reference is fully balanced with one DAC chip per channel. Top-quality components are used throughout including Neutrik XLR connectors.

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Auris Audio has two exhibition spaces at the AV Show Warsaw this year, room 701/702 at the Radisson Blue Sobieski Hotel and a booth at PGE Narodowy stadium.

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Feliks Audio, the Polish boutique tube amps manufacturer, will showcase their full headphone amplifiers line up at next week’s show, including the latest flagship model, the 20th Anniversary edition Euforia.

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Founded in 1988, Shenshen and Dongguang based Shanling Audio has been designing and manufacturing a range of Hifi products for over 30 years and are being well known for their valve-based products.

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Hot on the heels of the announcement of the release of the iFi ZEN Blue hi-res Bluetooth streamer, iFi expands the ZEN family of desktop-sized audio products with the ZEN DAC, a USB DAC/headphone amp.

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Hifiman has released a new wireless version of its Ananda open-back planar headphone, giving listeners the option to stream from phones, digital audio players, and other portable devices at bit rates up to 24Bit, 96kHz.

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The new Artera Pre from Quad is the first dedicated analogue preamplifier to join Quad’s Artera Series, the company’s flagship range of solid-state audio electronics, the Artera Pre also reintroduces Quads Tilt control feature.

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For the past 18 months, Swan Song Audio say that they have worked to reduce the physical size of their products while increasing quality.

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iFi’s xCan at £299 offers a portable headphone amp with Bluetooth connectivity, whereas their £399 xDSD focuses on DAC duties with a headphone amp, Bluetooth and lots of digital inputs. Janine Elliot puts them head to head for this in-depth review.

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Chinese brand SMSL has announced August 20th as the release date for their new M500 DAC, though the price is yet to be confirmed.

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