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“Real sonic improvements”: Hi-Fi Choice recommends Furutech’s NCF Booster-Signal-L cable and connector holders

Since their first appearance in 2017, Furutech’s NCF Booster series of cable and connector holders have been both award-winners and best-sellars, thanks to the marked and utterly consistent difference they can make to the performance of an audio system. Hi-Fi Choice gives a five-star verdict. Continue reading “Real sonic improvements”: Hi-Fi Choice recommends Furutech’s NCF Booster-Signal-L cable and connector holders

“One of the go-to digital front-ends to beat”: Hi-Fi Plus reviews Audio Analogue’s AAdrive transport and AAdac

“Audio Analogue has a long and illustrious career making audio electronics of all shapes and sizes, and at all price levels,” writes Hi-Fi Plus editor Alan Sircom. The new AAdrive and AAdac, which complement the existing AAphono and AAcento integrated amp, “all combine to offer a delicious-looking system” and are both “something of a high-end star combination in the making”.

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Exposure Electronics unveils fresh new website

British hi-fi brand Exposure Electronics has just unveiled a new and improved website at exposurehifi.com. The new design gives Exposure’s online presence a fresh look and presents the company’s five series of award-winning products in an attractive, clear and user-friendly way whether you’re browsing on a desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone.

Exposure has been perfecting the art of creating real hi-fi for real music lovers since 1974. All of the brand’s products are designed, engineered and proudly manufactured in Britain by a talented team of audio engineers.

Take a tour of the new site at exposurehifi.com.

You can also keep up with the latest news by following Exposure on Facebook www.facebook.com/ExposureElectronics and Instagram www.instagram.com/exposure_hifi

Who is Cameron Jenkins and what does he know? Discover more about this sound engineer / music producer / label owner turned specialist hi-fi retailer

Cameron Jenkins is the founder of independent record label Stranger Records. His production, songwriting and musician credits include Lana Del Rey, The Verve, Lemon Jelly and The Charlatans. He has his own studio space in the legendary Real World Studios near Bath, from where he now also runs Stranger High Fidelity, a bespoke high-end hi-fi retail service, offering a collection of carefully selected and matched brands.

In this interview, Cameron explains his career journey and shares what the pro world has taught him about home audio – and vice versa. He also shares some insights into what is was like working with John Cale, his views on the relative mindsets of audio engineers and audiophiles, his ‘secret sauce’ for designing the perfect hi-fi system for a client, and his views on the main weakness of any hi-fi system – and how to solve it.

Discover more about Stranger High Fidelity at www.stranger.info

Optical cartridge pioneer DS Audio releases details of its own technology to other manufacturers

PRESS RELEASE: Since 2013, DS Audio has been pioneering the world’s only optical phono cartridges which have earned rave reviews from the international audiophile press. Now, the company is blazing another unusual trail, by releasing details of its unique technology so that others can join the optical audio market.

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“Slimline tonic”: Hi-Fi News is impressed by Scansonic’s slender multi-driver MB6B loudspeaker

The MB series is Scansonic’s high-end range and the MB6B the top model in the range. “In an arena where bulky, room-dominating speakers prevail, this design takes a different approach,” writes reviewer Andrew Everard.  Continue reading “Slimline tonic”: Hi-Fi News is impressed by Scansonic’s slender multi-driver MB6B loudspeaker

“An easy winner”: Magnepan’s LRS ‘Little Ribbon Speaker’ is Hi-Fi World’s Loudspeaker of the Year 2020

“Little in size and price, but large in sonic impact,” wrote Hi-Fi World’s editor Noel Keywood in his September 2020 review of Magnepan’s entry-level planar magnetic loudspeaker. So much so, in fact, that it hasn’t since been bettered. “These loudspeakers break the mould,” says the magazine.

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Probably the best tuners in the world – Canadian brand Magnum Dynalab has a new UK distributor

PRESS RELEASE: FM broadcasting looks set to stay with us for quite some time and, when it comes to FM tuners, Canadian Magnum Dynalab creates the best of the best. What’s more, the brand is forging ahead with a new range of superb quality digital components. In the UK, the company has just signed a new distribution agreement with County Durham-based Decent Audio.

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“Arguably the finest entry-level speaker money can buy”: Hi-Fi Plus is utterly convinced by Magnepan’s LRS ‘Little Ribbon Speaker’

“Stated simply, Magnepan’s LRS is the most expressive, revealing, resolving, sharply focused and well balanced loudspeaker at or anywhere near its price that I have ever heard,” writes Chris Martens in the magazine’s January issue. “It is brilliant, too, at imaging and rendering spacious three-dimensional soundstages.”

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