VANA, the North American distributor of audio products has announced the arrival of the European Audio Team (E.A.T) Jo N05 moving coil cartridge, the LPS dual linear power supply and the 800-gram Massive Weight. More »

Japanese brand Hana are launching a new higher end range of moving coil cartridges.  The ML and MH (Low and High output options) are an advanced development of their SL and SH moving coil cartridges, and utilise a ‘Micro-line’ design nude diamond tip, along with with many other improvementsMore »

Eight little feet that sit around your platter and which your record is placed on from English company MCRU and costing £24. Janine Elliot takes a listen.  More »

Eight little feet that sit around your platter and which your record is placed on from English company MCRU and costing £24. Janine Elliot takes a listen.  More »

Four years ago, Japanese company DS Audio launched the world’s only optical phono cartridge. The company’s debut model, the DS-001, was only released in its native Japan but soon led to a second model, the DS-W1, and to worldwide distribution. Since then, the range has grown with the addition of the flagship DS Master 1 and entry-level DS-002 models. More »

Since its original launch in October 2016, the Primary turntable from Pro-Ject Audio Systems has been an overwhelming international success with those on a tight budget. Over the last two years it has won many friends at the price thanks to its ease of use, neat, retro aesthetic and premium audio performance. More »

Henley Audio say they are delighted to announce the immediate availability of a new accessory for high-end vinyl aficionados. The SugarCube™ SC-1 has been designed to enhance the enjoyment of vinyl records with click & pop removal technology created by SweetVinyl, a Silicon Valleybased start-up focused on elevating the vinyl experience with old or damaged records. More »

Following the recent announcement of Ortofon’s most expensive ever cartridge (MC Century, announced in July), Henley Audio have announced the immediate availability of a more affordable limited edition cartridge that harks back to a time when Ortofon’s DJ cartridge was actually a premium Hifi offering. More »

Earlier this year ‘The Wand’ tonearm made its UK debut at Sound & Vision: The Bristol Show with County Durham-based Decent Audio. Now, it is available from selected UK dealers for the first time. More »

Lenco, the Hifi and consumer electronics company, has announced UK availability of two new budget turntables. More »

On the 9th of October 2018, Ortofon A/S celebrates its 100 years anniversary. Specialising in the manufacture of phono pick-up cartridges, the Danish company have announced the newly developed MC Century limited edition cartridge. It is now available in the UK through Henley Audio. More »

VANA, the North American distributor for Audio Physic Loudspeakers, European Audio Team turntables and electronics as well as the USA distributor for Okki Nokki record cleaning machines, is now distributing Revolv Supreme Clean Record Cleaning Solution in the US. More »

The Acutus DARK™ Limited Edition, is the latest turntable design from AVID HIFI.  First seen at Munich’s High End Show the turntable design will now be available in a matte black finish. More »

Logigram is a completely manual turntable, which the makers, DEFOSS, say is characterised by the particular shape of the plinth, which incorporates a reinforcing layer of composite material. This allowed them to create an anti-resonant barrier between the tonearm/cartridge axis and the motor. More »

June was a very busy month indeed.  We brought you loads of Hifi News which is all rounded up here in case you missed it.  We also brought you Hifi Reviews and coverage of the North West Audio Show 2018 at Cranage Hall.…it was fabulous so make sure you check out coverage from Linette and Stuart too.

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Gold Note, the Tuscany based Italian high end Hifi manufacturer, have released the PSU-10 Power supply for their ‘Outstanding Product’ award winning PH-10 Phono Stage. More »

M2Tech, of Pisa, Italy, has introduced the Nash MC/MM Phono Preamplifier. More »

From Serbia to the UK via Devon-based Timestep comes one very interesting turntable indeed and one that we reviewed here at Hifi Pig a few years ago.  Available individually or partnered with Timestep’s  T-09 high mass tonearm and T-01HS ebony headshell.  More »

Turntables were absolutely everywhere at this year’s Munich High-End and so here are some of the ones that stood out on our travels around the show…with a handful from Audio-Deluxe thrown in for good measure. We have no way of seeing everything at the show and know we will have missed a good proportion but hope you enjoy all these lovely turntables.  More »

The Technics 1200 and 1210 turntables are gaining a good deal of favour with audiophiles who are adding better arms, power supplies and more. Here, in his first review for Hifi Pig Alan McIntosh adds the £495 HE V Linear Power Supply from UK company Timestep to his own Technics 1210.  More »

The Japanese Hana cartridge brand has now launched a mono cartridge, a version of the Hana SL (Shibata nude diamond tipped, low output) called the ‘Hana SLM’.    More »

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