22. October 2021 · Comments Off on Witch Hat Audio Cables for Naim Electronics · Categories: Cables, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , ,

WITCH HAT AUDIO MORGANA CABLES FOR NAIM REVIEW

Dan Worth tries out a range of cables aimed specifically at users of Naim electronics.  More »

21. October 2021 · Comments Off on Sendy Peacock Headphones · Categories: Headphones, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , ,

SENDY AUDIO PEACOCK HEADPHONES REVIEW

Stuart Smith takes a listen to the £1300 Sendy Peacock headphones.

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MUSICAL FIDELITY M3X VINYL PHONOSTAGE REVIEW

Musical Fidelity is a well known and well-respected brand that is distributed in the UK. In this review, Stuart Smith takes a listen to their £1200 M3X Vinyl phonostage. More »

TOTALDAC D100 LOUDSPEAKER REVIEW

TotalDAC D100 Loudspeakers are big, boxy, and made in France, but how do they sound? Stuart Smith finds out. More »

07. October 2021 · Comments Off on Melco S100 Audio Network Switch · Categories: Accessories, Computer audio and Streaming, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , ,

MELCO S100 NETWORK SWITCH REVIEW

Melco S100 is a network switch aimed at audiophiles that are serious about their streaming system and their network. Chris Baillie tries it out for HiFi Pig.

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07. October 2021 · Comments Off on ADOT MC01 Fibre Network Kit · Categories: Accessories, Computer audio and Streaming, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , ,

ADOT MC01 FIBRE NETWORK KIT REVIEW

The ADOT MC01 Fibre Network Kit converts your ethernet signal using copper wires into a signal using fibre optics and is said claimed to have several benefits for the serious digitally-inclined audiophile. Chris Baillie takes a listen for HiFi Pig. More »

30. September 2021 · Comments Off on HiFi Pig Magazine Out Now · Categories: Hifi News · Tags: , , , ,

THE NEW HIFI PIG MAGAZINE IS OUT AND FREE TO DOWNLOAD NOW….

There’s 340 pages packed with HiFi Reviews, Industry Interviews and much more. More »

AURALIC ALTAIR G2.1 REVIEW

The Auralic ALTAIR G2.1 is a DAC/Streaming unit with an onboard phonostage, line-level input, the ability to rip and play CDs(with the addition of an outboard CD drive) and the potential to add onboard storage. Could the ALTAIR become the hub for your analogue and digital listening pleasure? Stuart Smith takes a look. More »

14. September 2021 · Comments Off on Electrocompaniet EMC 1 MKV Reference CD Player · Categories: CD Players, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , , ,

ELECTROCOMPANIET EMC 1 MKV REFERENCE CD PLAYER REVIEW

Stuart Smith and Electrocompaniet seem to have missed the memo that Red Book CD is dead and buried as he has an extended play with the Norwegian brand’s £4999 dedicated silver disc player. More »

08. September 2021 · Comments Off on Audiovector R6 Arreté Loudspeakers · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , , ,

AUDIOVECTOR R6 ARRETÉ LOUDSPEAKERS REVIEW

The Audiovector R6 Arreté Loudspeakers are a significant jump in price from their siblings the R3 Arreté, but is this extra financial outlay worth it? Stuart Smith finds out.

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02. September 2021 · Comments Off on Mycetias Vulcanian Loudspeakers · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , , ,

MYCETIAS VULCANIAN LOUDSPEAKERS REVIEW

Mycetias are a relatively new brand based in the North of the United Kingdom that makes no-nonsense, value for money loudspeakers and amplifiers. Ian Ringstead checks out the Mycetias Vulcanian loudspeakers for HiFi Pig. The speakers retail in the UK for just £576 or £876 with their matching stands. Ian Ringstead takes a listen.

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ERZETICH MANIA HEADPHONES REVIEW

Stuart Smith tries on the new Erzetich Mania headphones costing €1199 for size. More »

20. August 2021 · Comments Off on Dan Clarke Æon 2 Noire Headphones · Categories: Headphones, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , , ,

DAN CLARKE ÆON 2 NOIRE HEADPHONE REVIEW

Dan Clarke Æon 2 Noire headphones are distributed in the UK by Electromod and cost £899, somewhat less than the brand’s recently launched flagship Stealth headphones costing $3999. Janine Elliot takes a listen to these relatively budget-conscious, yet high-end planar headphones.

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13. August 2021 · Comments Off on SparkoS Labs Aries Preamp and Headphone Amplifier · Categories: Accessories, Headphones, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , ,

SPARKOS LABS ARIES PREAMP AND HEADPHONE AMPLIFIER REVIEW

SparkoS Labs Inc. claim to be a company with a canine CEO. John Scott finds out if their Aries preamp/headphone amplifier at £2995 provides paws for thought.

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MERASON FRÉROT DAC REVIEW

The Merason Frérot DAC costing £995 isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when we think of Switzerland. We’re more likely to think cheese, chocolate and clocks. John Scott spends some time with it to see if audiophile-quality DACs can be added to that list. More »

TIVOLI AUDIO MUSIC SYSTEM HOME GENERATION 2 REVIEW

The Tivoli Audio Music System Home Generation 2 is the updated version of Tivoli’s flagship wireless smart music system. The Gen 2 models now have added Google Chromecast and Apple AirPlay 2 for wireless convenience.

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15. July 2021 · Comments Off on Sendy Audio AIVA Headphones · Categories: Headphones, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , ,

SENDY AUDIO AIVA HEADPHONES

Sendy Audio AIVA headphones are made in China but using traditional, labour-intensive construction methods. They cost £545/€639/$599 and promise a luxurious experience. Stuart Smith takes a listen. More »

13. July 2021 · Comments Off on Audio Solutions Overture O305F Loudspeakers · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , , , ,

AUDIO SOLUTIONS OVERTURE O305F LOUDSPEAKER REVIEW

Audio Solutions Overture O305F Loudspeakers hail from Lithuania, are a floorstanding three-way, and cost €4100. Stuart Smith goes to a party with them. More »

08. July 2021 · Comments Off on Lateral Audio Stands LAS-CC Contact Component Isolators · Categories: Accessories, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , , ,

LATERAL AUDIO STANDS LAS-CC CONTACT COMPONENT ISOLATORS REVIEW

Ken Stokes gets isolated with British brand Lateral Audio Stands.

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05. July 2021 · Comments Off on Ferrum HYPSOS Power Supply · Categories: Accessories, Cables, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , ,

FERRUM HYPSOS POWER SUPPLY REVIEW

Ferrum is a Polish manufacturer with just two products under their belt, the OOR headphone amplifier and the product we have in for review here, the HYPSOS power supply costing €995/$995. The HYPSOS is suitable for a wide range of products but in this review Dave Robson checks the product out with his Mytek Brooklyn DAC+.

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AIRPULSE A100 ACTIVE SPEAKER SYSTEM REVIEW

Following the release of the Airpulse A200 and A300 speakers (which we reviewed a couple of years ago), the all-new Airpulse A100 small bookshelf speaker with a 5” woofer joins Airpulse’s family of active loudspeakers. Linette Smith has a listen.

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29. June 2021 · Comments Off on English Electric 16Switch Network Switch · Categories: Computer audio and Streaming, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , ,

ENGLISH ELECTRIC 16SWITCH NETWORK SWITCH REVIEW

The English Electric 16Switch is a network switch aimed squarely at the audiophile and audio-video market. Chris Baillie checks it out for Hifi Pig.  More »

POLYVECTION DAC 32 REVIEW

The PolyVection DAC 32 is a wireless network streamer that brings Squeezelite functionality to the masses with DAC that costs £65. Stuart Smith checks it out…and then checks the price again!

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21. June 2021 · Comments Off on Fyne Audio F1-5 Loudspeakers · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , , ,

FYNE AUDIO F1-5 LOUDSPEAKERS REVIEW

The Fyne Audio F1-5 loudspeakers are a compact standmounter with a downward-firing port and point-source driver configuration. Stuart Smith takes a listen. More »

18. June 2021 · Comments Off on Electrocompaniet Tana SL-2 Tana L-2 And Sira L1 Wireless Speaker/Streamer And Subwoofer · Categories: Computer audio and Streaming, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , , , , ,

ELECTROCOMPANIET TANA SL-2 STREAMER/WIRELESS SPEAKER, TANA L2 ADD ON SPEAKER AND SIRA L1 WIRELESS SUBWOOFER REVIEW

Electrocompaniet’s Tana SL-2 is the Norwegian brand’s second-generation Tana all in one, streamer, amp and wireless speaker, from the EC Living wireless lifestyle audio series. Linette Smith explores its capabilities, along with its second speaker and sub, and is suitably impressed.

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