Tellurium Q launched their very first cables ten years ago this month and so what better time for Janine Elliot to test out the second iteration of this UK based company’s Ultra Black interconnects, the Ultra Black II costing £558 a pair in XLR format. More »

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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Hifi Pig’s Millennial Scribbler Harry Smith takes a look at American brand Russound’s MBX-Amp, a one-box streamer and amplifier costing £599 in the UK. More »

The Audio Research VT80 Amplifier and LS28 Preamplifier are the entry-level products from this American icon, so will they be worth their £17,000 pricetag? Stuart Smith finds out. More »

The Mira Ceti from Fezz Audio is a 300B integrated amp using toroidal output transformers and costing £2330 in the UK. Stuart Smith plumbs it in and gives it a listen for Hifi Pig.

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Steve Crowe visits Sydney, Australia and Serhan + Swift to listen to their Brigadier Mu.2 Loudspeakers costing £4950 in the UK.

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Paul Messenger takes a listen to Italian manufacturer Diapason’s Astera standmount loudspeakers, now available in the UK through G Point Audio and costing £7896.

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In his first review for Hifi Pig Paul  Hoskin takes a listen to the Meze Audio 99 Neo over-ear, closed-back headphones costing £199 and distributed by SCV Distribution in the UK. More »

2019 marks the 40th anniversary of Kimber Kable, the US brand of cables that has been exclusively distributed in the UK by Russ Andrews since 1985.

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Whether it is measured in pounds and ounces or pounds and pence, John Scott finds that Audio Note’s Jinro is a heavyweight champion that doesn’t pull any punches.  More »

The Eva Minuet’ is a British built integrated valve amp with onboard phono-stage and costs £3250. Janine Elliot takes it for a whirl.

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SYD by Kanto is a standalone speaker that you can connect a turntable, CD Player, TV and even by bluetooth. It costs £289.99 and here Harry Smith puts it through its paces. More »

In which John Scott confronts a philosophical pachyderm, feeds it a bun, pats it gently on its trunk and sends it on its way. Or John Scott takes delivery of the Micromega M150 Integrated amp/DAC/streamer costing £5499.

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The Mediterraneo from Italian brand Gold Note is their top-level turntable and it’s certainly a bit of a looker, but how does it perform. The UK price for the Mediterraneo in Italian Walnut is £5,445.00 and this includes the B 5.1 Tonearm. Stuart Smith finds out how it performs. More »

Paul Messenger takes a listen to the Eclipse TD510Z Mk2 Loudspeakers with matching stands and costing £3840 a pair. More »

Klipsch is an American brand operating since 1946 and probably best known in audiophile circles for their Klipschorn, La Scala and Heresy loudspeakers. However, they also make more conventional loudspeakers and here Adam Billingham puts a pair of their £625 RP-600M stand-mounters through their paces. 

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The melto2 from Lab12 has different equalisation curves, mono and stereo options, three inputs, balanced outputs and on paper at least looks like an interesting proposition. But does this flexibility come at the expense of great sonics? Stuart Smith finds out when he listens to this €3750 phono-preamplifier.

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IOTAVX may not be a name that many readers will know, but at £399 for a full integrated amp with DAC and a separate power amplifier at £299, it may well soon be. David Shevyn takes a listen.  More »

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