Streamer, SACD deck join McIntosh line-up

May 22, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

McIntosh Labs has added two new playback components to its high-end audio product range: the new MS500 music streamer, and the MCD600 CD/SACD deck. The M500 is meant to seamlessly integrate access to Internet-based streaming services and locally stored digital […]

Furutech extends NCF Booster range

May 22, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

Cable and accessories specialist Furutech has extended its NCF Booster range. The NCF Booster is a cable elevation, support and damping device designed to address resonance and interference in power and signal cables using a modular array of adjustable clamps […]

Ortofon celebrates 100 years with new Century MC

May 22, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

Ortofon is set to release a new flagship moving coil cartridge to celebrate the company’s 100th anniversary. The new MC Century exemplifies the current state of the cartridge art, Ortofon claims. The newcomer features a titanium body manufactured using Ortofon’s […]

First ever turntable from Burmester

May 22, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

German high-end audio marque Burmester  debuted a new turntable at the recent High End Munich show – a first for the company. The new 175 turntable is the latest addition to Burmester’s Reference Line, and showcases the brand’s customary attention […]

Sonetto is latest from Sonus faber

May 15, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

Another significant debut at this year’s High End Munich expo was the all-new Sonetto range unveiled by Sonus faber. The new line-up consists of eight models, comprising three floorstanders, two bookshelf speakers, two centre channel speakers and an on-wall model. […]

HiFiMAN replaces 400 Series with Sundara

May 15, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

Headphone and personal stereo specialist HifiMAN has released the all-new Sundara, a planar magnetic headphone that replaces the highly regarded HE-400 series. The newcomer features membranes that are 80 percent thinner than those of the HE-400, ensuring further improvements in […]

Chord Electronics shows new amp, updated DAC

May 15, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

British high-end brand Chord Electronics has unveiled a new stereo power amplifier, and a significantly updated version of its Dave TT DAC/headphone amp. Unveiled at least week’s High End show in Munich, the Etude stereo power amp combines a small […]