Danish Dantax A/S and Gamut Audio are delighted to confirm that Gamut is now part of the Dantax group of companies, joining fellow Danish high-end audio brands Raidho and Scansonic.
Gamut’s CEO and chief designer Benno Baun Meldgaard said, “This is excellent news for Gamut. To be an integral part of a wider ‘family’ of companies, all of which are wholeheartedly committed to high-end audio, gives Gamut a strong and stable foundation from which to move forward and build on our success to date.”
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In 2017 Exposure Electronics launched the ‘XM’ series of hi-fi components, cleverly packing an impressive complement of high-end features into a compact and affordable design. Now, the XM3 phonostage, XM5 integrated amp, XM7 preamp and XM9 mono power amps are joined by the new XM HP headphone amplifier.
Continue reading Exposure adds new HP headphone amplifier to its award-winning compact XM series
In 2016, Audio Analogue celebrated its twentieth birthday with two bang-up-to-date ‘Anniversary’ editions of the company’s earlier classic integrated amplifiers, the Puccini and the Maestro. Now, the Italian brand has launched its ‘PureAA’ line of products, drawing on key ideas from the Anniversary amps and adding a raft of further features.
Continue reading Audio Analogue kicks off new ‘PureAA’ line with the AAcento integrated amplifier
Could this be the finest tonearm you’ve never heard of? Timestep’s Dave Cawley firmly believes so, which is why he has just signed an exclusive distribution agreement to import Glanz tonearms from their native Japan to the UK. What can we anticipate from these ‘masters of precision’?
Continue reading Where vintage style meets sharp-end technology: Glanz precision tonearms arrive in the UK
Following rave reviews in the Japanese press, initial production runs of Furutech’s new NCF Booster sold out to industry insiders before even making it as far as audio retailers’ shelves. Fortunately, the company has since increased production and now the NCF Booster is ready for international release.
Continue reading New Furutech NCF Booster performance-enhancing cable and connector holder
Last year’s Hi-Fi Show Live featured the exclusive UK launch of renowned Danish loudspeaker brand Raidho’s first-class compact standmount, the D-1.1. This year’s show promises an even bigger treat: enter the D-2.1 floorstander.
Continue reading Superb Raidho D-2.1 floorstander to make UK debut at The Hi-Fi Show Live 2017
Hand-crafted in Japan by Immutable Music’s Seiji Yoshioka, Transfiguration moving coil (MC) phono cartridges have been hailed as being among the world’s most musically honest. This is no accident, since their design has always been guided by two firm principles: first, to extract the most minute, natural musical detail from a record’s groove and second, to get out of the way. So when it’s said that a Transfiguration cartridge ‘lacks character’, it’s a compliment. Says Yoshioka, “The best audio components are those that simply don’t seem to exist – so good that they add nothing, subtract nothing.”
It’s precisely this quest for ever-more natural musical detail that led Yoshioka to develop a very special, limited edition of Transfiguration’s flagship Proteus cartridge: the new Proteus D.
Continue reading D is for diamond: Transfiguration creates special limited ‘D’ edition of flagship Proteus phono cartridge
In the world of analogue audio, there’s little doubt that a system’s sonic performance can be markedly constrained or improved by the quality of its various cables. But when it comes to digital audio, could there be even more to play for? Computer Audio Design’s (CAD) Scott Berry believes so, and has been putting his ideas to the test for some time before bringing two exceptional new USB interconnects to market.
Continue reading Computer Audio Design ups the ‘less noise, more music’ ante with two new digital interconnects: the CAD USB Cable I & II
Japanese cable and accessories experts Furutech continue their assault on the various unwanted ‘intruders’ that can get in the way of peak hi-fi performance. The new destat III effortlessly eliminates dust and static from analogue and digital media, from audio and video components and, well, from pretty much anything….
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Earlier in 2017 Exposure Electronics launched its exciting new ‘XM’ series of hi-fi components, cleverly packing an impressive complement of high-end features into a compact and affordable design. Now, the XM3 phonostage and XM5 integrated amplifier are joined by the new XM7 preamp and XM9 mono power amp.
Continue reading When less really is more… Exposure adds two new amps to the compact XM series. Who says high-performance hi-fi needs an ‘XXL’ space and budget?