Naim NAC 282 – Pre-Amplifier

Lehmann Audio Linear Headphone Amp


Ovation High Fidelity 1501/1701


Ovation Model 1721 Power Amplifier


NAD M51 DAC/Preamp

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Cymbiosis – First Contact

By Alex Colburn September saw the launch of Linn’s new DAC architecture “Katalyst” in their Klimax range of digital streamers amid a flurry of publicity. As a Klimax DSM (KDSM) owner, this caught my attention. Not being one to jump in with both feet on new technology, I sat back …

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A double REALREVIEW by experienced members Ian Russell and George Sallit

Lindemann Musicbook: 15DSD IAN RUSSELL – Product Reviewer The Lindemann Musicbook:15DSD  (RRP £3416 at time of review) is a CD player, DAC, pre amplifier and headphone amplifier in a single box. More information from: http://www.lindemann-audio.de/en/products/musicbook-series/digital-sources/musicbook15-dsd/summary/ Look and Feel The Musicbook: 15 is small (280mm width x 220mm depth x 65mm …

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Exposure puts the ‘integrated’ back into amps – introducing the new XM series 2017-01

    XM5 Integrated Amplifier XM3 Phonostage   Hoping for some good news in 2017? Then look no further, as Exposure Electronics launches its exciting new ‘XM’ series of hi-fi components. Responding directly to the unstoppable resurgence of vinyl amid a digital age, the series offers a smart solution for …

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A new ‘REAL REVIEW’ By Alex Colburn, product reviewer @HIFIWIGWAM It doesn’t happen very often but when Linn launch a new DAC architecture you better sit up and pay attention. September 2016 saw the launch of the new Katalyst DAC architecture in their Klimax range of digital streamers, Linn’s fourth generation …

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Chord Electronics’ Poly brings wireless, network and SD playback to the award-winning Mojo DAC

CES EARLY NEWS PREVIEW: EMBARGOED UNTIL 05.01.17 18.00 PST 5th January 2017, CES, Las Vegas: Chord Electronics has unveiled Poly, a revolutionary new network module which is set to introduce high-res wireless streaming, SD card and network music playback to Mojo, with both smartphone control and playback £499 Chord Electronics’ …

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Chord Electronics redefines CD performance with its new FPGA-based upscaling transport Blu MkII

New Blu MkII offers the world’s most advanced filter technology from its giant FPGA core 5th January 2017, CES, Las Vegas: Chord Electronics has set new standards for CD sound quality with its new Blu MkII, an upscaling CD transport which uses the very latest FPGA technology to implement advanced …

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Next-generation Hugo 2 revolutionises Chord Electronics’ game-changing debut portable DAC/amp

Hugo 2 adds new features, state-of-the-art performance, plus an all-new chassis design  5th January 2017, CES, Las Vegas: Chord Electronics has unveiled Hugo 2, a dramatically redesigned version of its legendary portable DAC, featuring all-new casework, flexible new features, plus next-generation technical and sonic performance (£1,800)   Three years ago …

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McIntosh’s first ever dedicated phono stage offers high-res vinyl ‘rips’ via USB

Dedicated turntable amp with digital archiving lands in the UK just in time for the holidays!   20th December 2016, Bournemouth UK: McIntosh’s new MP100, the first dedicated phono preamplifier from the legendary US brand and one featuring USB outputs for high-quality (24-bit) ‘rips’ from vinyl collections, has landed in …

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