GOLD NOTE PH-1000 PHONO STAGE RELEASED

The Gold Note PH-1000 Phono Stage is the high-end Italian brand’s new premium phono stage and we have one here at Hifi Pig Towers, watch out for the review soon.

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Vertere, the high-end British record player designer and manufacturer, has launched the Vertere Iso-Paw Isolation Footer designed and made to enhance the performance of the DG-1 record player and/or Phono-1 cartridge amplifier.

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Chris Feickert has been building his handmade Dr Feickert Analogue turntables in Germany for over twenty years.

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Since 2013, DS Audio has been pioneering the world’s only optical phono cartridges. Now, the company is releasing details of its technology so that others can join the optical audio market. More »

The new Tentogra WOWO turntable is the third model from this Polish brand.

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Soulines turntable model tt42 is the Serbian brand’s new flagship reference turntable.

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Last year, we brought you the news about British cable manufacturer, Wire On Wire’s new Vibe spacers for their ‘tuneable’ cables. Now they are applying the Vibe technology to tonearms.

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Serbian brand, Auris Audio, has tipped its toes into the world of vinyl with their first tonearm, the Auris Tangenta Hawk.

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The Portuguese manufacturers say that Shaknspin is “probably the first small, affordable, fully contained Wow&Flutter analyser for turntables”.

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There’s a meme, or rather a cartoon, that’s been doing the rounds recently that has two characters looking over a HiFi system with the caption “The two things that really drew me to vinyl were the expense and inconvenience.” If you spend any time on social media, and particularly audiophile groups then I’m sure you will have seen it. And so, if we take this cartoon to be anything like the truth of the matter, this begs the question “Why would anyone bother with such an outmoded and problematic format of music playback?” More »

Norwegian brand Hegel has just launched the V10, their first ever Phonostage, read on for more info and find out what we thought in our review.

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Pro-Ject Audio Systems of Austria has announced a new flagship phono stage to complement their range of turntables and electronics.

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Russ Andrews is expanding its range of accessories for vinyl with the launch of two new cleaning brushes designed to keep records and styli in top condition.

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Henley Audio, unfortunately, have had to report that on a recent shipment into the UK, a quantity of ProJect Audio Systems turntables was stolen in a night-time breach of a shipping trailer.

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Matt McNulty is well known for his refurbishing work on the classic Townshend Rock turntables and has moved into re-bodying cartridges. Stuart Smith has a chat with him.

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Bang & Olufsen has unveiled the rebirth of an icon with the launch of its Beogram 4000c Recreated Limited Edition. This turntable, originally introduced in the early 1970s, is the first product to be released in the company’s new Classics initiative: restoring and reimagining classic products to demonstrate the timelessness of Bang & Olufsen’s capabilities within sound, design, and craftsmanship and to uncover design principles that can extend the lifespan of future products.

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German turntable manufacturer, Acoustic Signature, say that they have been achieving “significant technology breakthroughs” over the last 18 months which has led to them developing the all new 2020 NEO line.

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VPI’s new Prime 21 turntables build upon the Prime series to deliver improved performance and offer a simple set-up procedure.

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Techno mat is a new accessory to the Vertere range designed to both improve the performance of most turntables but also comfort some audiophiles who had expressed concern when changing records sitting directly on a hard Acrylic platter mat.

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The HANA-Umami Red hand-built MC cartridge is named after the word Umami, officially coined in 1908 by Japanese chemist Kikunae Ikeda-san as a very pleasing or delicious flavour on the palette, a synergistic effect resulting in higher taste intensity.

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The Grand Master cartridge is a completely new design. The third generation of DS Audio’ s optical cartridge features a comprehensively re-designed optical system that provides the following improvements and benefits.

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Elipson Audio has announced the introduction of their new Chroma Series range of turntables, replacing previous Alpha and Omega versions.

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During the year 2000 the story of Metronome Kalista began, with the first plans of what was to become the first Kalista CD turntable, which came to the market in 2002.

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To celebrate their 55th anniversary, Technics is releasing the SL-1210GAE DD turntable which is wholly made in Japan.

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Sumiko Phono Cartridges has announced the Songbird Low Output moving coil cartridge. Distributed in the UK by Henley Audio, Sumiko offers an array of phono pick-up cartridges to turntable users across the world.

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