Exposure’s XM CD player “does everything right” says Hi-Fi World

Exposure’s XM series of compact-but-feature-laden components has earned a healthy complement of accolades and awards, and the latest component in the series, the XM CD player, is no exception. Having already won over reviewers at Hi-Fi News, Hi-Fi Plus and Hi-Fi Choice, and with a Hi-Fi Plus ‘Disc Player of the Year’ Award, will it also impress Hi-Fi World? Jon Myles puts it to the test in the March issue.

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“Magnificent sound quality”: Hi-Fi News reviews Audio Analogue’s Bellini & Donizetti Anniversary pre-power amplifiers

To mark its twentieth anniversary, Italian hi-fi brand Audio Analogue took a fresh look at several of its most noteworthy amplifiers, redesigning them from the ground up to create a new flagship range. The range kicked off with the Puccini and Maestro integrated models, which were then joined by the new Bellini preamplifier and Donizetti power amplifier. Hi-Fi News has been enjoying the latter pairing.

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No longer just for pros: Kerr Acoustic loudspeakers now available to home listeners

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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.

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“Crisper, clearer, faster and more detailed”: Hi-Fi News goes active with Exposure’s VXN crossover and Kudos Audio loudspeakers

Active versus passive loudspeakers? It’s a topic that’s been known to divide audiophiles almost as much as valves versus solid state, or even analogue versus digital. But what if you could have it all… Hi-Fi News reviews Exposure Electronics’ new VXN all-analogue outboard crossover, partnered with Kudos Audio’s Titan 707 loudspeakers.  Continue reading “Crisper, clearer, faster and more detailed”: Hi-Fi News goes active with Exposure’s VXN crossover and Kudos Audio loudspeakers

“A new benchmark for mid-priced high-end headphones”: Hi-Fi Plus is impressed by Dan Clark Audio’s new Aeon 2 closed-back planar magnetic ‘phones

Dan Clark Audio, formerly known as Mr Speakers, has just released a new version of its Aeon Flow planar magnetic headphone. But the enhancements in the new Aeon 2 are such that this is less an upgrade, more a completely new product. Hi-Fi Plus is seriously impressed by its performance.  Continue reading “A new benchmark for mid-priced high-end headphones”: Hi-Fi Plus is impressed by Dan Clark Audio’s new Aeon 2 closed-back planar magnetic ‘phones

Big audiophile sound meets ultra portability – new Aeon 2 headphone from Dan Clark Audio (formerly ‘Mr Speakers’)

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San Diego-based Dan Clark Audio, previously known as Mr Speakers, has just launched its newly enhanced Aeon 2 headphone, the successor to the acclaimed planar-magnetic Aeon design.

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Raidho’s range-topping TD Series loudspeakers arrive in the UK

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Raidho often features on audiophiles’ wish lists, and for good reason. The Danish company crafts loudspeakers for discerning music lovers who seek superlative sound, world-leading technological innovation and striking visual design. At the top end of Raidho’s range is the new TD Series, which has just arrived in the UK.

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Why Magnepan is considering a mini version of its flagship 30.7 loudspeaker

Magnepan’s flagship 30.7 loudspeaker is a giant in every sense of the term. It’s a four-way, four panel titan of a design that stands more than two metres tall, with a sound quality that has earned both ecstatic reviews and highly prestigious awards.

But since you need a BIG space for this loudspeaker, the 30.7 isn’t for everyone. Perhaps it should be though, says Magnepan…

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Upgrade to active operation: Exposure launches new VXN active crossover and power supply in collaboration with Kudos Audio

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Experience incredible audio performance enhancements by upgrading your loudspeakers to active operation, with Exposure’s new VXN active crossover and VXN power supply.

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