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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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The Final Countdown – An exclusive HiFiWigwam review of the Hattor Pre Amplifier by our very own George Sallit.

I have had a conundrum over the last few months. I reviewed the Nord Class D Hypex amp and found it a very good performer, especially at the price. I therefore needed to partner it with an equally good sounding preamplifier at the right price. That was the problem. I …

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McIntosh unveils two luxury preamplifiers pre-CES: the MP1100 for vinyl and the D1100 for digital

09th December 2016, Binghamton, NY: McIntosh, the global leader in prestigious home entertainment and ultimate-quality audio for over 65 years, introduces the new D1100 Digital Preamplifier £8,995 and MP1100 Phono Preamplifier £9,995 ahead of their CES debut mcintoshlabs.com McIntosh has launched two new preamplifiers designed to integrate turntables and digital devices …

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Audio Analogue extends its ‘Anniversary’ line with the new Maestro Anniversary zero feedback integrated amplifier

Audio Analogue extends its ‘Anniversary’ line with the new Maestro Anniversary zero feedback integrated amplifier Last year Audio Analogue celebrated its twentieth birthday with a new, contemporary edition of the company’s first ever product, the Puccini integrated amplifier. Now, the Italian brand has given another of its much-loved classics the …

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Noble Audio’s new super-affordable in-ear monitor debuts on Massdrop

Just 2,000 proprietary-driver Noble X IEMs available on this first run at $249/c.£200 and time is running out! 1st December 2016, Santa Barbara, USA — Noble Audio, the world’s leading high-performance in-ear monitor (IEM) specialist, has launched the Noble X exclusively on Massdrop, a special limited edition in-ear monitor offering …

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