Kerr Acoustic is already a well-known name in professional audio circles – the company’s loudspeakers were used to mix and master rapper J Hus’s Big Conspiracy, which has just enjoyed a week-long stint at number one in the UK’s official top-40 album charts. Now, founder Jes Kerr plans to bring his high resolution loudspeakers to the home audiophile market, via a new UK distribution agreement with Berkshire-based Sound Fowndations.
Continue reading No longer just for pros: Kerr Acoustic loudspeakers now available to home listeners
Hi-fi journalist Ken Kessler doesn’t shy away from telling it like it is – both in the positive and the negative. In the 2019 Hi-Fi News Yearbook he focuses on the former, looking back on “two of the greatest new products to ever enter my listening room.” High praise indeed!
Continue reading Ken Kessler’s pick of the pick-ups: the entire DS Audio range!
Clearaudio has released the Smart Power 12V, a battery-based DC power supply upgrade designed for the brand’s own Concept and Performance DC turntables.
Continue reading New Clearaudio Smart Power 12V delivers pure, clean power to Clearaudio’s Concept and Performance DC turntables
“Take the best and make it better” has always been the motto of German brand Clearaudio. So it’s reassuring to know that the company’s design team applies that motto throughout the range, from uber top-end to affordable entry level.
Continue reading Multi-award winning Clearaudio Concept turntable package now launched in new Active edition
Now in it’s seventh year, the unique high-end audio extravaganza that is Hi-Fi Show Live went from strength to strength this year, with its move to a spectacular new venue: the vast but elegant Ascot Grandstand. Exclusive product launches, packed workshops and a raft of superb sonic demonstrations were the name of the game this October.
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Every issue, Hi-Fi News delivers in-depth reviews of high-end audio equipment. And every December, the magazine’s Yearbook showcases the best of the best products reviewed throughout the year. It’s the music enthusiast’s go-to guide for the world’s most outstanding hi-fi.
Continue reading Aesthetix Mimas integrated amp and DS Audio’s DS-E1 optical phono cartridge in Hi-Fi News Yearbook 2019
Furutech’s new by-the-metre, off-the-reel loudspeaker cable is designed for the demanding listener, whether destined for the professional studio or the home listening room.
Continue reading New top-tier off-the-reel loudspeaker cable from Furutech: the DSS-4.1
Japanese optical cartridge pioneer DS Audio has just launched its third audio accessory, the ION-001 vinyl ionizer. As you might expect from DS Audio, it is elegantly crafted, a breeze to use and, most important, impressively effective.
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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
Never one to rest on its laurels, Japanese audio accessories brand Furutech has once again further extended its range of high-performance power connectors with the addition of three new IEC models, which are positioned just under the range topping FI-50.
Continue reading Three new high-performance IEC power connectors from Furutech