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World’s first optical phono cartridges to arrive in the UK as DS Audio appoints Sound Fowndations as distributor

    Japan’s DS Audio, who in 2013 created the world’s first optical phono cartridge exclusively for the Japanese market, will soon be delivering its latest model to UK audiophiles, thanks to a new agreement with Berkshire-based high-end audio distributor Sound Fowndations. Audiophiles of a certain age may recall a brief …

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Hifiwigwam Polo Shirt Pre-Orders

We are doing another run of Hifiwigwam branded polo shirts. They are a great way to support the forum, and get our name out to non-Wammers who haven’t yet seen the light! Details below; Type – Heavy weight polo, hard wearing and very good quality Colour – Black Size – …

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Stream music everywhere with Gramofon

                Turn the audio gear you already own into a Wi-Fi-connected, multi-room, music-streaming system for a fraction of the cost of Sonos. Gramofon, the new, must-have music gadget, makes it easy to stream music over the cloud to any audio system you own, …

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Monitor Audio Unveils its New Bronze Range

  Redefined Bronze sets the standard for speaker quality and value with seven new models… Monitor Audio is delighted to announce the availability of their latest Bronze speaker range. It moves up a gear from its award-winning BX predecessor by integrating a new generation of C-CAM® drivers with high quality …

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Exposure upgrades mid-range ‘twenty series’ integrated amp: the 2010S2-D

  British hi-fi brand Exposure, renowned for creating high-performance audio components with an impressively affordable price tag, is updating its much-loved range to add fresh features to meet the latest audiophile wants. Currently being released is the 2010S2-D, an upgraded version of the classic 2010S2 integrated amplifier. Like its predecessor, the …

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T&A introduce new Series R 2000

T+A Introduces Brand New R Series 2000 The brand new R-Series 2000 from T+A, Germany’s largest specialist audio manufacture, sees significant updates and new thinking behind one of the company’s most respected product lines. Designed from the ground up and utilising much of the technology developed for the company’s famed …

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Munich High End News

For those Wammers going to the Munich show here a few exhibitor news items that will be of interest.   Leema   Leema Acoustics, the internationally respected hi-fi manufacturer founded and run by two ex-BBC sound engineers, will be at High End this year with a wide range of Welsh-made hi-fi, including …

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Little marvels – Royd Troubadour S Speaker Review

I seem to be forever reviewing small speakers in the £1300.00 ish price bracket. I suppose I have the right size room for them (about 4 x 3m ) and really ought to be in the market for something like this. However, my musical tastes tend to be bass heavy …

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Icon Audio launch new valve CD player: the CDX2

  Leicester-based valve specialists Icon Audio have launched their second CD player, the CDX2. Replacing Icon’s earlier, more expensive CDX1, the CDX2 has been specifically designed to deliver comparable sonics but at a lower, mid-range price. The aim, says Icon’s founder and chief designer David Shaw, was “to craft a …

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