• Hifi News

    S800 CD player From Mitchell & Johnson

    The S800 is based upon the ESS Sabre DAC chip, optimised for 44.1kHz replay apparently. Also, alongside the RCA outs are balanced XLR outputs. The S800 features a solid aluminium fascia…

  • Hifi News

    Music Library Free Update From Melco

    The Melco Intelligent Music Library will soon be available as a free firmware update for existing Melco users, in addition to being pre-installed on all new machines leaving the factory The…

  • Hifi News

    Select USB Cables From Kimber

    Kimber Kable has announced the launch of the Kimber Select USB cables in a three-model range The Select USB-Copper provides silver-plated copper with low-density PTFE insulation. Pure copper conductors are used…

  • Amplifier Review

    PA3 Power Amplifier From IOTAVX

    Set within a relatively small footprint, Paul Rigby reviews this budget power amp Unlike audiophiles, hi-fi equipment is quite anti-social. We humans might enjoy lumping components together under the same chassis…

  • Jazz & Easy Review Vinyl

    Newman And His Jazz Thing

    Title: Ray Charles Presents David Newman Label: Speakers Corner Although Ray Charles’ name is on the front of the sleeve and his piano is heard within, this album was a launch…

  • Speaker Review

    YU4 Powered Speakers From Kanto

    These powered, stand-mount examples also feature a built-in phono amp. Paul Rigby reviews. They’re very useful things. There’s no doubt about it. The basic notion is crazy and would appear to…

  • Rock Review Vinyl

    Kansas: Wearing a Prog Masque?

    Title: Masque Label: Music on Vinyl  Moving onwards from any successful and accepted genre can be difficult. Hard core prog bands like Yes and Emerson, Lake & Palmer did well in…

  • Hifi News

    T1 Budget Turntable From Pro-Ject

    The T1 is the first turntable in a new budget-orientated T-Line range,  featuring a CNC-machined plinth and “no plastic parts” Oh and, “…no hollow spaces inside the T1, avoiding unwanted vibrations,”…

  • Hifi News

    Metallic Finishes For Gold Note Decks

    The top of the line Gold Note turntables, the Mediterraneo, Giglio and Valore 425 Plus, are now on offer in special-edition finishes More pictorial than wordy, I suppose, here’s a quick…

  • Hifi News

    DS-10 DAC From Gold Note

    Featuring a modular design, you can attach an external hard disk and USB as music sources and there’s a switchable preamp stage synchronised with the remote control and app The new…

  • Hifi News

    Delos isolation platform From IsoAcoustic

    The Delos is designed to isolate turntables and electronic components from any interference caused by external vibrations and resonances The mass of the dense Delos’ maple wood platform and the integrated…

  • Vinyl News

    Gilbert O’Sullivan, Jack Sels, Heinali & More!

    Brief commentary of vinyl releases from BMG, Injazero, Dope Noir, Sdban, 130701 amongst others Heinali’s Iridescent (Injazero, www.injazerorecords.com) features intriguing synth constructions via a modular set-up from thus Ukrainian artist. Soundscape…

  • Vinyl News

    Arve Henrikson, T.Rex, Leo Sayer and more!

    Brief commentary of vinyl releases from Demon and Rune Grammofon… DEMON Three collections for you from this UK outfit (www.demonmusicgroup.com) features T.Rex’s excellent Dandy in the Underworld (1977) includes a bonus…

  • Hifi News

    MA-01 Flexible Amplifier From KJF Audio

    Flexible? Indeed, enough that each MA-01 sold can be a custom built device, configured from a website menu while the company makes construction a standard process, keeping the price relatively low…

  • Hifi News

    DRA-800H Network Receiver From Denon

    The DRA-800H network receiver includes a FM/DAB+ radio, a phono input, digital inputs including HDMI and more According to the company, the DRA-800H includes, “…custom resistors and audiophile grade capacitors…” while…

  • Hifi News

    Alexa For Two New Yamaha Bars 

    Yamaha has introduced two new sound bars, the YAS-209 and YAS-109, both with native Alexa voice control In addition they feature Wi-Fi connectivity to play tunes through Spotify Connect, Amazon Music…

  • Hifi News

    INTEGRA Amplifier From AVID

    From the company that has truly embraced the capital letter, the INTEGRA is AVID’s entry level integrated amplifier  It includes a 750 VA mains transformer, 88,000uF storage capacity, bespoke capacitors and…

  • Turntable Review

    C588 Belt-Driven Turntable From NAD

    Placed within the upper end of the budget price bracket, Paul Rigby reviews this twin-speed turntable NAD is surprising us – well surprising me, at any rate – with its intriguing…

  • Hifi News

    ST-70 step-up transformer From Ortofon

    This new dual mono unit features Lundahl transformers, surrounded by a specialised mu-metal shielding Just a brief news item on this one. Reportedly, the ST-70 has been engineered using, “…an industrial-grade PCB.”…

  • Hifi News

    MC A Mono cartridge from Ortofon 

    The MC A Mono betrays design elements from the MC A 95 cartridge and has been created using Ortofon’s SLM technique where fine particles of Titanium are welded together, layer-by-layer, to…

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