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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17. June 2021 · Comments Off on OneOdio A70 Headphones · Categories: Headphones, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , ,

ONEODIO A70 HEADPHONE REVIEW

It’s not often that we review a product that costs less than a hundred quid here at Hifi Pig and even rarer for us to consider something less than fifty notes, but that’s just what we have here. The OneOdio A70 headphones have onboard Bluetooth but do wired connection too and cost just €37.95. Any good? Stuart Smith finds out.

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11. June 2021 · Comments Off on Noble & Noble Nobilis Sonum 98 Loudspeaker System · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , , , ,

NOBLE AND NOBLE NOBILIS SONUM REVIEW

Noble & Noble based in the Netherlands has brought to market what they are calling the World’s first seven-sided loudspeaker system in the shape of their Nobilis Sonum 98 Loudspeaker System. It’s an interesting concept that includes onboard amps and digital processing with a cost of a few euros short of twenty grand. Stuart Smith plugs them in and takes a listen.

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RAIDHO TD 2.2 LOUDSPEAKER REVIEW

Raidho TD 2.2 loudspeakers are made in Denmark and cost a not inconsiderable £38 000. Stuart Smith takes a listen and puts this price into context. More »

TCI TEMPLE CONSTRICTOR SE POWER BLOCK AND TCI COBRA II INTERCONNECT REVIEW

True Colour Industries are based in Northern Ireland and makes a range of audio cables and power distribution products. Here Ian Ringstead takes a listen to their Temple Constrictor SE 6-way Powerblock and TCI Cobra II interconnect. More »

02. June 2021 · Comments Off on Tellurium Q Black II Interconnect Cables · Categories: Cables, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , ,

TELLURIUM Q BLACK II INTERCONNECTS REVIEW

Launched in May of this year Tellurium Q’s Black II aims to be an improvement of the original Black range of cables. Does it achieve this? Janine Elliot finds out.

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02. June 2021 · Comments Off on Struss Audio Ultimate Integrated Amplifier · Categories: Amplifiers, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , ,

STRUSS AUDIO ULTIMATE INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER REVIEW

Struss Audio is based in Warsaw, Poland, and has been in business for forty years. In this review, Janine Elliot checks out their Ultimate integrated amplifier costing £6500. More »

21. May 2021 · Comments Off on Empire Bravado II and Odin In Ear Monitors · Categories: Headphones, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , , ,

EMPIRE BRAVADO II AND EMPIRE ODIN IN-EAR MONITOR REVIEW

Empire Bravado II and Odin In-Ear Monitors cost £799 and £3399 respectively. Stuart Smith plugs them in his lugs for a listen.

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20. May 2021 · Comments Off on Falcon BBC LS3/5a Gold Label Loudspeakers · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , , , ,

FALCON BBC LS3/5a LOUDSPEAKER REVIEW

The BBC LS3/5a must surely be one of the most famous loudspeakers in the world, in this review Stuart Smith checks out the Falcon Acoustics BBC LS3/5a Gold Label model costing from £2475. More »

19. May 2021 · Comments Off on Mitchell Acoustics UStream One Bluetooth Stereo True Wireless Speakers · Categories: Computer audio and Streaming, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , , , , , ,

MITCHELL ACOUSTICS USTREAM ONE BLUETOOTH STEREO “TRUE WIRELESS” SPEAKERS REVIEW

Mitchell Acoustics uStream One is made by Mitchell Acoustics who are headed up by Paul Mitchell, a professional musician and previously known as part of the management team of the British HiFi brand Mitchell & Johnson.

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CLONES AUDIO 25iRX INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER REVIEW

CLONES Audio 25iRX is a small integrated line-level amplifier from Taiwan that costs less than $2000. The amp’s predecessor was a firm favourite and a real bargain of an amplifier. Will the new amp impress in the same way? More »

NAD MASTER SERIES M33 STREAMER/DAC/AMPLIFIER REVIEW

Costing one pound shy of £4000 the NAD Master Series M33 amp certainly looks to be very feature-rich. How does it perform? Dan Worth finds out for HiFi Pig. More »

The Spring Edition of Hifi Pig Magazine is out and ready for FREE download. It’s got a new look, full of great content and it’s still free.

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CHORD HUGO 2 and 2go REVIEW

Chris Baillie, a veteran user of Chord Electronic’s Poly/Mojo combination, takes a look at the mobile combos bigger siblings in the form of the Chord Hugo 2 and 2go costing a total of £2794.

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COPLAND CSA 150 REVIEW

Copland CSA 150 Integrated Amplifier is distributed in the UK by Absolute sounds and costs £4988. It’s an integrated amp with an onboard DAC and a moving magnet phonostage. Stuart Smith takes it for a whirl. More »

AUDIO PHYSIC AVANTI 35 LOUDSPEAKERS REVIEW

Audio Physic Avanti 35 Loudspeakers are the latest iteration of the German brand’s well known and well-loved Avanti speakers. Stuart takes a listen to an old friend reborn. More »

FINK TEAM KIM LOUDSPEAKER REVIEW

FinkTeam KIM is the German company’s smallest loudspeaker. It is a two-way standmount loudspeaker with its own stand and sports an AMT tweeter. Stuart and Linette Smith take a listen.

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