Sonus faber Olympica III in Wenge Finish

Sonus Faber Olympica

August 21, 2017 – Sonus faber created a family of speakers rich in contents but also evocative of visual and tactile emotions that always characterized its production. Thus, wood, leather and timeless craftsmanship, values of careful and passionate production, able to make anyone understand the sincere love for their work and Music. The Sonus faber Olympica collection is made up of four passive loudspeakers aesthetically characterized by the use of…

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McIntosh MCT80 SACD/CD Transport

Binghamton, NY | August 17, 2017 – McIntosh, the global leader in prestigious home entertainment and ultimate-quality audio for over 65 years, is proud to announce the MCT80 SACD/CD Transport. Enjoy your CDs all over again with the MCT80 SACD/CD Transport. The MCT80 has been designed to perfectly match the size of our MXA80 Integrated Audio System, MHA150 Headphone Amplifier, MB50 Streaming Audio Player and MP100 Phono Preamplifier (each sold…

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Estelons Super Luxury Rolls-Roys Inspired Speakers

Estelon Extreme Legacy Edition

The world’s most technologically advanced speakers have been unveiled at the Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts’ Club’s prestigious annual rally in June, the Estelon Extreme Legacy Edition. The event was held in the grounds of Burghley House – a 16th-century stately home in rural Lincolnshire, England – and was attended by more than 1,000 Rolls-Royce and Bentleys. Despite the many classic vehicles on display, however, one of the rally’s biggest talking points was…

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Monrio launch the MC 207 MKII

Monrio MC 207 MKII

Monrio’s MC207 is the company’s largest and most powerful integrated amplifier. The Monrio MC series of integrated amplifiers is one of our core product ranges, renowned for excellent sound purity and impeccable quality. The model line-up so far consisted of the MC 202, MC200, MC 205 and MC207. With the MC 207 MKII, we are now introducing a further refined version of the MC 207, featuring latest circuit topology and…

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Gold Note P-1000 Release

GOLD NOTE P1000

 July 25, 2017 | FIRENZE, Italy –  Gold Note – the Italian High-End manufacturer based in Firenze – is introducing P-1000, the first line preamplifier they ever made, available from September at a MSRP price of 5.850,00€/6.520,00$ (6.500,00€/7.250,00$ for the P-1000 with digital input and DAC available on demand). P-1000 is an innovative ultra balanced Class-A preamplifier powered by a new proprietary Six Gain Stage design featuring Relays & Optical…

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Rotel Introduces New Stereo Components

North Reading, MA | June 28, 2017—For over half a century, Rotel has been manufacturing award winning hi-fi components that set new levels of audio performance within and often above its class. The tradition continues with the latest introduction of three new stereo components as part of the 15 Series. RA-1572 Integrated Amplifier Long recognized as a central component in superb yet cost-effective music systems, the integrated amplifier’s job has…

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REGA Ania MC cartridge and Fono MC phono preamp

July 12, 2017 – Rega Research and The Sound Organisation are pleased to announce the availability of the entry level Ania moving coil cartridge and matching Fono MC fully adjustable phonostage. These new products join an extensive lineup of turntables, cartridges and amplfiers, building on 40+ years of experience in the analog field. Shipping to dealers across the US now. The Ania MC is $795 and the Fono MC is…

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McIntosh Announces the MA9000 Integrated Amplifier

McIntosh MA9000

Binghamton, NY | July 6, 2017– McIntosh, the global leader in prestigious home entertainment and ultimate-quality audio for over 65 years, is proud to announce the MA9000 Integrated Amplifier. Our largest integrated in both size and power, it offers 300 Watts per channel and combines our amplifier and preamplifier expertise into one comprehensive unit. There’s enough inputs and outputs on the MA9000 to last a lifetime. The 10 analog connections…

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SteinMusic Speakers Wanted!

Steinmusic Bob M

After the high-end exhibition in Munich, a pair of show patterns of the Bob M loudspeakers were lost at Steinmusic on the 23rd of May. They were packaged without the crossed horns shown here, and they are also non-functional prototypes. However, these are urgently needed for further development. That is why Steinmusic commends a reward of € 2,000 for references that lead to the restoration. Please contact Steinmusic confidentially, by…

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The Special Forty – 40th ANNIVERSARY SPEAKER FROM DYNAUDIO

DYNAUDIO Special Forty close-up Grey Birch

Cutting-edge acoustic technology in a classic Dynaudio design Munich, Germany (Thursday June, 2017) Dynaudio has been launched its brand-new 40th anniversary speaker – the Special Forty – at the 2017 High End Show in Munich. The team in Dynaudio Labs used the project as an opportunity to study (and improve) some of Dynaudio’s most famous technologies – including making new steps in tweeter, woofer and crossover design. The Special Forty…

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New Hafler-Dynaco 3 Tube Amplifier

Vancouver, BC – Dynaco (a division of Radial Engineering Ltd.) presents the re-launch of a legendary tube amp, the ST-70 Series 3 tube amplifier, at the 2017 High End show. Visitors to High End 2016 were given a preview of the first round prototype and, in the year since the last show, Dynaco engineers have completed work on this highly anticipated product. The Dynaco ST-70 Series 3 tube amplifier is 35 watts…

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Hafler Announces The CI Series Of Multi-Channel Amplifiers

Hafler CI-1255e multi-channel-amplifier

Vancouver, BC – Hafler (a division of Radial Engineering Ltd.) will be launching the Hafler CI series this spring. The CI series is a brand new range of multi-channel amplifiers designed for the custom installation market. According to Hafler Senior Engineer Kevin Knoll: “As you know, Hafler has been in the amp business for over 60 years and our engineering team has been developing amplifiers going back to the 1980s. After…

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New Hafler-Dynaco DAC Headphone Amplifier

Hafler-Dynaco HA75-DAC headphone amplifier

Vancouver BC – Hafler (a division of Radial Engineering Ltd.) is proud to announce the HA75-DAC, an audiophile-quality tube based headphone amplifier and USB digital to analog converter. The Hafler HA75 Tube Head™ headphone amp has already received critical acclaim from many of the ‘golden ears’ of the recording industry, including Alan Parsons, Chuck Ainlay, and Frank Filipetti. According to 22-time Grammy winner Chick Corea, “The Hafler HA75 Tube Head produces…

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SUPRA LoRad SPC Silver Plated Mains Flex

SUPRA LORAD SPC Power Cord

Supra LoRad SPC is a power cable SUPRA is proud to announce as one of our 40TH Anniversary offer. Unleash the electrical power by natures best conductor, Silver. All Supra’s design features remains with class-leading shielding from harmful and sonically malignant fields such as RFI, magnetic and electrical alternating fields. It is available both as pre-connected cord sets (recommended by Supra Cables due to hazardous voltage levels, unless sufficient level of skill is…

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Roon Labs Appoints Head Of Sales And Marketing

roon logo

New York – Roon Labs announced today the appointment of Steve Silberman as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Steve comes to Roon with a wealth of experience, most recently at AudioQuest, where he was Vice President of Development. There, he co-created the DragonFly product line and led AudioQuest’s computer audio initiatives. Prior to AudioQuest, Steve was the national Sales and Marketing Manager for Ayre Acoustics. In his new role,…

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CD – Sound Improvement With A Three-Cornered File

cd tuning with file

It was in 1998 when the specialised press reported interesting CD tuning possiblities. According to such, you just needed to adjust the CD edge to a certain angle in order to considerably improve it´s sound performance. Ultimately we still use methods from back then, in order to ensure that readings taken from a CD´s digital audio information fundamentally transfer without interfence. However, this theory has a fault: if the CD…

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Akiko Audio – Triple AC Enhancer

Triple AC Enhancer von Akiko Audio

Are you looking for the perfect sound, are you unsatisfied with your current set – up and do you often feel as if your music is unpleasantly loud or irritating? Are you contemplating exchanging components for supposedly better and usually more expensive parts? Maybe that’s unnecessary! Maybe a modest investment is all you need to discover something you had never expected. Design and how the Enhancer works The Triple AC…

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The Muse Series From TARA Labs

The Muse Series from TARA Labs

TARA labs Design Team (TLDT) has worked over a year to come up with a cable series that is specifically designed for audiophiles who crave “musicality” in their audio system’s sound performance. The Muse has all those characteristics that make TARA labs the very best choice for high-end audio cable performance; Neutrality, expansive sound stage, superb high-frequency extension, as well as being exquisitely revealing of low level ambient and spatial information.

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AQ-Switch-8 By AQVOX

AQVOX Switch

Audiophile Data Distributor Finally the days are over in which our domestic sound systems and computer networks live humbly apart from each other. Nowadays, audiophile communities increasingly enjoy high bit files which can conveniently be downloaded from the internet. It goes without saying that digital music signals have to be channelled through network components. To date, computer components were hardly ever regarded as favourable from an audio perspective. That raises…

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