Luxman PD-151 turntable

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Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, Japan | 2019 – The new turntable PD-151 from Luxman delivers class-leading design, engineering, functionality and performance. PD-151 Summary In 2011, Luxman introduced its first new turntable in 28 years, the PD-171. Three years later, the upgraded PD-171A and armless PD-171AL were released. Now, as the interest in vinyl records continues its revival, Luxman is delighted to introduce another new turntable. The PD-151 delivers classic, premium-quality Luxman belt-drive turntable design at a new, lower price point. To keep the exterior design and top panel as clean and elegant as possible, we…

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Mola Mola Tambaqui DAC

Mola Mola Tambaqui DAC

Groniningen, Netherlands | 2019 – DIGITAL THAT’S AS GOOD AS ANALOGUE Responding to popular demand, Mola Mola launched the famous discrete DAC from the Makua as a separate unit. Mola Mola’s Tambaqui DAC is the perfect upgrade for owners of complete high-end systems who want to retain the characteristic sound of their existing preamplifier whilst lifting their digital sources to another level. The converter is a two board stack. On the first board, all incoming digital audio is upsampled to 3.125MHz/32 bits and converted to noise shaped PWM. On the other board…

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McIntosh Announces MC257 7-Channel Power Amplifier

MC257 Angle Close Up

McIntosh, the global leader in prestigious home entertainment and ultimate-quality audio for 70 years, is proud to announce the MC257 7-Channel Home Theater Power Amplifier. The MC257 sits on a polished stainless steel chassis and bears the classic McIntosh design of a black glass front panel with the TripleView meter, illuminated logo, control knobs, and aluminum end caps.

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Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation

Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation

Salisbury, England | 2019 – Naim Audio, the British hi-fi specialist with 46 years of audio expertise, has introduced the latest member of its award-winning Mu-so wireless music system family: Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation. Extensive software and hardware upgrades deliver a significant performance boost over the original Mu-so Qb (launched in 2016), while the design evolves to match the Mu-so 2nd Generation styling. Just like the acclaimed Mu-so 2nd Generation introduced back in May, the new Mu-so Qb features Naim’s unique music-streaming platform, developed by 25 engineers over 3 years to offer the very…

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McIntosh MA352 Integrated Amplifier

McIntosh MA352 Integrated Amplifier

Binghamton, NY | 2019 – McIntosh, the global leader in prestigious home entertainment and ultimate-quality audio for 70 years, is proud to announce its newest hybrid integrated amp: the MA352 Integrated Amplifier. The MA352 Integrated Amplifier is a hybrid design that combines the finest of vacuum tube and solid state audio design principles. The result is an eye-catching amplifier that enjoys the best of these two opposing audio philosophies all while reproducing music at the highest quality level. An all analog design, the MA352 has a vacuum tube preamplifier section that…

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AMG – Viella Forte 12 Turbo turntable

AMG - Viella Forte 12 Turbo turntable

High End, May 2019 Munich – Analog Manufaktur Germany introduces the Viella Forte turntable, the “super” version of our famous Viella. Machined in our Bavarian factory, the Forte incorporates the same platter bearing design, decoupled spindle, Lorenzi hand-built brushless DC motor, visual form and footprint of our highly regarded Viella. The AMG design team focused on mass, rigidity, and refinement to create the Forte, resulting in increased macro-dynamics, more inner detail, larger-scaled presentation, and greater effortlessness. Utilizing new materials and machining techniques, the Forte features a new platter, clamp, plinth,…

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Wilson Audio Chronosonic XVX

Wilson Audio Chronosonic XVX

Announcing Chronosonic XVX In late 2012, Dave Wilson began work on a new WAMM. His goal was a reference loudspeaker that would not merely be worthy of its namesake—Dave’s industry-changing WAMM from the early 80s—but would redefine the idea of what was possible in music reproduction. His goal was nothing short of a laboratory-grade loudspeaker that would pass a complex music signal through it with unprecedented accuracy. He knew the new model would challenge and test his company in new, potentially unforeseen ways. What he couldn’t have predicted was how…

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New Devices From Metaxas & Sins

Metaxas Damme FINAL

Kostas Metaxas is an articulate and forceful champion of audio without comprise. He is a connoisseur of fine music, a man for whom second best isn’t good enough.
He is pleased to introduce some new members of the Metaxas & Sins “family” in 2019…the Perambulator / Combobulator / Standulator, the MASDAC, the Grande Damme loudspeaker system and his “all-out-assault” on the Reel to Reel – the T-RX.

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AURIS Euterpe Headphone Amplifier

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February, 2019 – Auris Audio presents you Euterpe, a new high end headphone amplifier. According to the Greek Mythology, Euterpe was one of the nine Muses, the Goddess of music and a ”giver of delight” and that’s exactly what Auris Audio Euterpe will bring to audiophile community, more happiness. Designed in a single ended configuration, integreted audiophile asynchronous DAC xMos/ESS Sabre, it allows you to use digital sources such as PC or mobile devices. Integeted in a piece of art chassis, Euterpre ( Headphone amplifier/DAC/PreAmp/Stand ) gives you everything you’ve…

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MAGICO M2

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HAYWARD, CALIFORNIA USA┃Magico, the Leader in High-Performance Loudspeaker Design and Manufacture, is pleased to announce the M2 which expands the M-Series product lineup and features many ground-breaking engineering designs distilled from the M6 and M3. Our materials science research in the properties and applications of carbon allows the M2 to feature a new monocoque enclosure. Similar in construction technique introduced in the M6, it is formed using multiple layers of carbon fiber adding up to a 3/8” thickness. Similar to the external shell of an F-35 fighter jet, this enclosure…

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