“This may be the best cartridge we’ve ever heard”: DS Audio Grand Master earns its place in Hi-Fi News’ ‘Ultimate Hi-Fi’ of 2021

The Hi-Fi News Yearbook is an annual go-to guide showcasing some of the world’s finest hi-fi components. Among 2021’s “jewels of high-end audio” is DS Audio’s flagship “so supreme” Grand Master optical cartridge.  Continue reading “This may be the best cartridge we’ve ever heard”: DS Audio Grand Master earns its place in Hi-Fi News’ ‘Ultimate Hi-Fi’ of 2021

MBL Radialstrahler 101E MkII loudspeaker in Hi-Fi News Yearbook of ‘Ultimate Hi-Fi’ 2021

“Welcome, audiophiles, enthusiasts, music fans and lovers of all things luxury to our annual Yearbook,” writes editor Paul Miller in the magazine’s introduction. Perhaps this year, more than ever, we’ve needed “the hardware that inspired our senses and the music that sustained our souls and sanity.” Among the selected “awe-inspiring” products is MBL’s Radialstrahler 101E MkII loudspeaker.  Continue reading MBL Radialstrahler 101E MkII loudspeaker in Hi-Fi News Yearbook of ‘Ultimate Hi-Fi’ 2021

RX Reels releases new carbon fibre ‘Studio’ high performance tape reel – at a lower price

PRESS RELEASE: RX Reels’ premium tape reels have been something of a runaway success since their launch in early 2021. So much so that customers are already asking for more. RX Reels has kindly obliged, with the new ‘Studio’ reel. It offers all of the performance of the premium reels, but with a more industrial aesthetic – and a lower price tag.

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“Magnificent”: Ken Kessler is “smitten” by DS Audio’s third generation DS 003 optical cartridge

“If one is lucky enough to listen to a world-class component, there’s usually a watershed moment, one of a revelatory nature that tells you when something is truly special.” Ken Kessler recounts several such moments with the DS 003 in the latest issue of Hi-Fi News.

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“Guts and glory”: Kerr Acoustic’s K320 mk3 floorstanding loudspeaker wins Hi-Fi Choice group test

Six of the best mid-price floorstanding loudspeakers go head to head in the October issue of Hi-Fi Choice. Reviewer David Price is particularly moved by Kerr Acoustic’s “highly composed sound, firecracker dynamics and oodles of guts and glory.”

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Exposure kicks off a brand new series of electronics with the 3510 integrated amplifier

PRESS RELEASE: Over the past few years, Exposure has concentrated its attentions on the multi award-winning XM series of components – compact in size and price yet big on features, flexibility and performance. Now, the British brand is turning its focus back to its upper end series, starting with the just-launched 3510 integrated amplifier.

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