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Proteus 4040 Integrated Amplifier Review

Review By Georgallou Efthemious This amplifier has forced me into a little introspection. It’s not a vintage unit, my usually preferred component, but a recent conception utilising a circuit design rooted in the 40’s. It’s an entirely British product made by English Valve Amplifiers Ltd, a small company based in …

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Widescreen for your ears – B&W Panorama 2

Panorama 2 offers a dramatically improved acoustic performance over the original Panorama. It’s simple to connect and operate with HDMI, a new proximity-sensing control panel and an enhanced user interface. Panorama 2 offers the same great design and premium build quality as the original, and is a true one-box, surround …

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Acoustic Solid 111 Turntable Review

Accoustic Solid S111

This is the entry level turn table from German high end manufacturer Acoustic Solid. It comes as a package deal including a tone arm and cartridge and you should read on… The words entry level do it a disservice.. Techie stuff? The  111 comes fitted with a Rega RB100 (OEM) …

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DSPeaker Anti-Mode 2.0 Dual Core Review

Automated room correction system Normally when approaching a new piece of kit, one has a reasonable idea of the scale of the difference one might expect to hear.  With speakers the potential scale of the changes are massive; with cables the changes are more subtle and aimed at fine tuning …

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The JK DAC 32 Review

  What is it? A battery powered (re-chargeable) USB to Analogue output DAC/Sound card for a PCor MAC. It comes with a USB cable to charge the internal batteries, so can be left powered up, or run purely from its battery power supply. What’s the Technical Blurb? The lithium batteries …

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Cambridge Audio Azur 651BD-B Review

Cambridge Azur BD651

What is it? Essentially a Blu Ray player, which supports 3D.. but it’s oh so much more. It also plays DVD’s DVD Audio, Super Audio CD’s and HDCD’s. There are a few of the more exotic BD formats, such as BD-ROMS and RAMs and HD DVD’s that it does not …

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