Devon-based Timestep has garnered quite a reputation for its intelligent (and fully sanctioned) modifications of various iconic Technics turntables. Now, designer Dave Cawley turns his attention to the recently-launched SL-1200 GAE deck and comes up with yet more cannily-crafted advancements in the form of the new Timestep EVOke. Continue reading Take one Technics SL-1200 GAE deck, add some clever enhancements: introducing the new Timestep EVOke
Leading US monthly hi-fi magazine Stereophile has just announced its Products of the Year for 2015.
Among the “seven products that kicked righteous wads of ass and made it worthwhile to be an audiophile” is Magnepan’s Magneplanar 0.7 loudspeaker, which is both a finalist for Loudspeaker of the Year and outright winner of the Budget Component of the Year category, while Miyajima’s top-of-range Madake phono cartridge is a finalist for Analog Component of the Year. Continue reading Magneplanar 0.7 loudspeaker and Miyajima Madake cartridge in Stereophile Products of the Year 2015
Hi-Fi World reviewer Paul Rigby discovered the joys of Miyajima’s mono cartridges back in 2014, penning rave reviews of the Japanese artisan brand’s Kotetu and Zero models.
But things become rather more competitive when it comes to stereo, as Rigby points out in his recent review of Miyajima’s Takumi stereo cartridge. “Would Miyajima reveal itself to be only a one-trick mono pony,” he wondered.
Hardly! “Outstanding – among the best,” concluded Rigby, awarding the Takumi Hi-Fi World’s full five stars. Continue reading Hi-Fi World gives Miyajima’s Takumi stereo MC cartridge the full five stars
Singled out as one of The Absolute Sound’s top three ‘Auspicious Debuts’ at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Audio Fest, Miyajima’s newest top-of-the-range stereo cartridge, the Madake, is now available in the UK.
Continue reading New top-of-range Madake cartridge from Miyajima
Now on sale, the January 2015 issue of Hi-Fi World announces the magazine’s pick of the top 12 products in 2014. We’re delighted that three David Denyer PR clients – Icon Audio, Timestep and Audeze – have collectively scooped 25% of the awards! Continue reading David Denyer PR clients score a hat trick in Hi-Fi World 2014 Awards
Dartmouth-based high-end audio specialists Timestep have a long association with premium turntable manufacturers SME and are delighted to announce the M10-DP dual tonearm mounting plate for the SME Model 10 turntable. Continue reading Timestep announce the world’s first dual arm SME turntable
With the eagerly awaited release of the Beatles’ newly remastered mono albums just around the corner, what better time for Miyajima’s hand-crafted mono, stereo and 78 rpm phono cartridges to come to the UK? Continue reading Miyajima artisan moving coil cartridges now available in the UK
Dartmouth-based high-end audio specialists Timestep are delighted to announce their precision tonearm mounting to couple the new SME M2-9R tonearm with the legendary Technics SL-1200 series turntables. Continue reading Timestep arrange the perfect marriage: the SME M2-9R tonearm meets the Technics SL-1200 turntable
Timestep are not your average hi-fi manufacturer: they are also internationally renowned designers and manufacturers of state-of-the-art weather satellite systems. Which is one of the reasons why they have such an obsessive attitude towards noise in audio product design. Continue reading Timestep launch T-01MC phonostage: out of this world technology for in-the-room presence