Category Archives: Decent Audio

Finesse with a smaller footprint: Hi-Fi Choice tunes into Scansonic’s compact M20 floorstanding loudspeaker

If your listening room is your living room, or indeed any room within a standard modern home, you’ve no doubt pondered the abiding debate: should you go for small standmount speakers or the full floorstanders? “Fortunately for the space conscious there’s a good choice out there of compact floorstanding speakers, of which the Scansonic M20 is a prime example,” says Hi-Fi Choice.  Continue reading Finesse with a smaller footprint: Hi-Fi Choice tunes into Scansonic’s compact M20 floorstanding loudspeaker

“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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“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

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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Hi-Fi News Yearbook 2020: Audio Analogue, Dan Clark Audio, Exposure and Scansonic among 2020’s “jewels of high-end audio”

“Now, more than ever, is a time to celebrate all that brings us joy,” says Hi-Fi News editor Paul Miller in his introduction to the magazine’s annual Yearbook. This may have been the global annus horribilis of them all, but still, there has been “hardware to inspire our senses and music to sustain our souls”.

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“Special qualities”: Hi-Fi Plus gets up close and personal with Raidho’s compact TD1.2 loudspeaker

“Listen and you might discover hidden musical gems in the most unlikely places; listen and you might just discover the heights a great guitarist can reach in terms of musical expression,” says Roy Gregory in the October issue of Hi-Fi Plus. “Raidho’s latest two-way is the most evenly balanced small speaker they’ve yet produced.”

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Latest evolution of Scansonic HD’s M-series loudspeakers now available in UK

PRESS RELEASE: Scansonic HD’s M-Series of loudspeakers has been updated with three new models which are now available in the UK: the compact standmount M-10 and floorstanders M-20 and M-40. The trio is ‘must audition’ for budget-conscious music lovers who covet the superb sound of sister brands Raidho and Gamut, which share the same designer.

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