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“Making history”: Hi-Fi Choice thinks Exposure’s new XM CD shows there’s still plenty of life left in CD yet

While some in the audio industry seem convinced that the era of compact disc has well and truly had its day, David Price isn’t so sure. “It rather reminds me of 1988, when compact cassette knocked vinyl off the top spot for the first time,” he writes in Hi-Fi Choice. And we all know what became of vinyl, eh? Good job, then, that companies such as Exposure are still investing in CD.

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Reel-to-reel tape at Hi-Fi Show Live, how to make a master tape, the art of a making an awesome live recording and more

Catch up with the latest R2R news and reviews over at The Reel-to-Reel Rambler, where David Denyer and fellow hi-fi journalists Ken Kessler and Neville Roberts delve into the world of open reel tape.

And don’t forget that ‘the rambler’ will be at Hi-Fi Show Live  in Ascot on 26th & 27th October! Find out more here.

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“The mouse that roared”: Hi-Fi News reviews Exposure’s compact XM CD player & XM5 integrated amp

Despite its diminutive dimensions, this half-size CD player/integrated amp combination offers a grown-up sound along with facilities normally seen on full-width separates,” writes David Price in the November issue.

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Clearaudio Smart Matrix Silent record cleaning machine earns ‘Hi-Fi Choice Recommended’ badge

The September issue of Hi-Fi Choice magazine features a selection of audio ‘extras’ designed to give you the absolute maximum performance from all things hi-fi. And “if you care about getting the best from your vinyl, it cannot be overstated just how important it is to keep your records clean”, says the magazine.  Continue reading Clearaudio Smart Matrix Silent record cleaning machine earns ‘Hi-Fi Choice Recommended’ badge

Mr Speakers Voce headphone receives the full five stars & Hi-Fi Choice Recommended badge

The September issue of Hi-Fi Choice magazine features “Six great-sounding solutions for intimate listening at home or for when you want to be able to enjoy your sounds while on the move.” Among the selected six is Mr Speakers top-of-range Voce headphone.  Continue reading Mr Speakers Voce headphone receives the full five stars & Hi-Fi Choice Recommended badge

David Denyer’s ‘the reel-to-reel-rambler’ to host a room dedicated to all things R2R at The Hi-Fi Show Live 2019

David Denyer’s R2R blog, https://thereeltoreelrambler.com has just announced some exciting news! This autumn, David and a range of audiophile colleagues will showcase and celebrate reel-to-reel master tape at the UK’s biggest high-end hi-fi show in Ascot on 26th and 27th October.

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