British audio brand connected-fidelity’s AC-2K balanced power supply is designed to deliver a full system upgrade for analogue and digital, and audio and AV, components. James Michael Hughes gives it a detailed audition for online magazine Stereonet.com
Max Townshend passed away on the last day of 2021, aged 78. I’d like to add my voice to the many tributes that are currently being paid to Max, who was a friend, a client, a hi-fi icon and a genuine inspiration to so many of us in the audio world.
“Exposure’s 3510 amplifier proves that more traditional solid-state technology can , if executed well, satisfyingly deliver the musical goods,” writes Martin Pipe in the new February issue.
Following excellent reviews in the October and November issues of Hi-Fi News and Hi-Fi Choice respectively, DS Audio’s latest third generational optical cartridge has added a further two awards to its collection.
With the DS 003, DS Audio delivers its third generation technology in a system one-tenth the price of its flagship Grand Master. “A master stroke,” writes Ken Kessler, in reviews for both Hi-Fi News and Hi-Fi Choice. Continue reading “Trickle-down technology at its finest”: Ken Kessler is “smitten” by DS Audio’s DS 003 pick-up
With more than 41k subscribers, Tarun Sharma’s ‘A British Audiophile’ is one of YouTube’s fastest growing hi-fi review channels.
Sharma is a physics teacher by profession as well as being an avid audiophile of some 30+ years standing. In his latest video, he reflects on the products he’s reviewed over the past 12 months and selects the Best DAC, Best Amplifier and Best Speakers of 2021.
Hands down winner in the ‘Best Amplifier’ category is Exposure Electronics’ 2510 integrated which, when stacked against a roll call of worthy competitors “dials up the clarity and refinement to another level”. “I’d be amazed if you can do better at the price,” Sharma concludes.
Discover more about what makes the Exposure 2010 come out on top, as well as the winner of Best DAC and Best Speakers in A British Audiophile’s Hifi Products Of The Year 2021 below.
Exposure has “returned to its roots” with a full-width integrated amplifier inspired by the improved circuit design of its flagship 5010 monoblock power amps. “You want painless hi-fi? You got it” writes Ken Kessler in Hi-Fi News. Continue reading “Not ‘just another integrated’”: Ken Kessler has much fun with Exposure’s new 3510 amplifier
PRESS RELEASE: In 2020, German brand high-end audio MBL began to establish a select network of specialist retailers to bring its innovative systems to UK customers, including the unique MBL Radialstrahler loudspeaker range. Now, in 2021, London audio retailer KJ West One will host a UK exclusive: the opportunity to experience MBL’s range-topping 101 X-Treme omnidirectional loudspeaker.
PRESS RELEASE: British brand connected-fidelity may be a ‘new’ name, but the company’s founder, Michael Osborn, brings a wealth of industry experience amassed over 30 years in audio design, manufacture and distribution.
The Hi-Fi News Yearbook is an annual go-to guide showcasing some of the world’s finest hi-fi components. Among 2021’s “jewels of high-end audio” is DS Audio’s flagship “so supreme” Grand Master optical cartridge. Continue reading “This may be the best cartridge we’ve ever heard”: DS Audio Grand Master earns its place in Hi-Fi News’ ‘Ultimate Hi-Fi’ of 2021