McIntosh, founded by Frank McIntosh, a.k.a. “Mr. Mac”, in 1949, will be celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2019. To commemorate this milestone, McIntosh has announced a special 70th Anniversary Limited Edition Commemorative System. More »

The KR Audio VA350i amp is hand-built, as are its enormous tubes, in Prague and it costs £11 500 in the UK and €12 900 in Europe. Stuart Smith takes a listen.  More »

Zesto Audio has announced the world premiere of their newest product, the Andros Deluxe Phonostage. This product will debut at the annual Rocky Mountain Audio Fest in Denver, Colorado USA, October 5th – 7th 2018 in exhibit room 7009 at the Marriott Tech Center. More »

The Cary Audio CAD-805 vacuum tube monoblock power amplifier has been in continuous production since 1993. The CAD-805 has experienced several generational updates in its long, history. To CARY on the tradition (pun intended), Cary are introducing the latest generation of the CAD-805, the CAD-805 Reference Series (RS). More »

For 20 years, Cary Audio have been making their SLI-80 vacuum tube integrated amplifier. It’s had many variants over the years, some enhancements under the hood and some in style. More »

Hercules Integrated is the younger brother of S.A.Lab’s flagship Hercules MkII Magister of Music. S.A.Lab say it is ‘ a more compact and affordable amplifier which is technologically identical to grand Hercules MkII Magister of Music’. More »

Croatian Hifi brand, Sound Carrier, who specialise in making valve amplifiers, have released their new 24 kg EL34 Monoblocks. More »

Audio-Hungary have released their new, upgraded Qualiton APX 200 vacuum tube stereo power amplifier, with new features that were added after customer feedback. Only minor changes to the vents were made on the outside for optimised cooling and to keep the classic design. Most changes were made inside.  More »

Feliks Audio has just launched a new entry level headphone amplifier called Echo, a “back to basics” headphone amp which can drive mid to high impedance headphones. It also has a fully protected pre-amp functionality. More »

TAGA Harmony have released their second vacuum tube amplifier, the TTA-500. More »

TAGA Harmony HTA-800 is a 50W / 8ohm hybrid integrated amplifier utilising two 6N3 tubes in the preamp section and four Toshiba transistors at the output. High-performance tubes and a high-power shielded toroidal 200W transformer provides stable power. More »

Trafomatic Audio of Serbia have launched a new Headphone Amplifier, the Primavera. More »

Feliks Audio, a Polish based manufacturer of hand crafted tube amplifiers, has released a prototype of their new desktop amplifier that can power both speakers and headphones. More »

Charles Whitener President of Western Electric, has announced that the WE 300B electron tube will re-enter production this year, in time for its 80th Anniversary. The last Western Electric 300-B was manufactured in 1988 and since then they have become as rare as hen’s teeth. More »

Croatian Hifi brand, Sound Carrier has added a new member to their integrated amps line-up.

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Sound Carrier Audio are a Croatian based company that have specialised in making valve amplifiers and hifi equipment for over 25 years. More »

VANA, Ltd.has announced the arrival of the European Audio Team (E.A.T) E-Glo S Hybrid Phono Preamplifier, in the USA. The beautifully designed E-Glo S delivers what enthusiasts expect from a tube preamplifier, yet also utilises solid state circuitry in a hybrid array. More »

The first hybrid integrated amplifier from McIntosh has been announced, the the MA252 Integrated Amplifier. More »

The TAGA Harmony HTA-25B uses a combination of valves and transistors to create an entry level hybrid amp. More »

PMC, AVM’s UK distributor, used The Indulgence Show for the UK debut of the new, German, AVM Ovation PA 8.2 Modular Preamplifier. More »

Stavros Danos of Aries Cerat, who were one of our top five exhibitors at High End Munich 2017,  got in touch to tell us about their new preamplifier, the Incito S. Stavros told us: ‘When designing the Incito preampli­er our aim was to reference a great Einstein quote “Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler” and to absorb and implement this into our current audio design mentality. With the Incito S we took this quote but with a twist, “simpler but better”’. More »

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