Paradigm Monitor SE 2000C: Centre of attraction

June 26, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

Easily underrated, centre channel speakers are vital to the home cinema experience. Paradigm’s affordable Monitor SE 2000C delivers the goods, at a very keen price   Centre channel loudspeakers are arguably the unsung heroes of any surround sound speaker system, […]

Technics shows high-end wireless speaker

June 26, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

Technics has expanded its high-end product line-up to include a sophisticated wireless loudspeaker. The Ottova S SC-C50 promises an expansive sound image and insightful clarity, despite its compact and portable design, its maker claims. The SC-C50 employs a so-called Space […]

Synergy is SME’s all-in-one turntable

June 26, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

British high-end turntable and tonearm maker SME has introduced an all-new, integrated turntable. The new design is supplied with tonearm, cartridge and built-in phono stage – a first for the marque. The Synergy is a completely new turntable, and comes […]

Focal completes Utopia III EM Evo line-up

June 26, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

French high-end loudspeaker marque Focal has completed its flagship Utopia line-up with the release of the latest, updated Stella Utopia EM Evo and Grande Utopia EM Evo models. Shown at High End Munich for the first time, the two loudspeakers […]

Aëdle set to launch wireless VK-X

June 19, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

After a long gestation period and a cleverly managed pre-launch campaign, French headphone specialist Aëdle is set to reveal its first wireless model this week. Known for its timeless, minimalist design aesthetic, coupled to crafted materials and detailed sonics, Aëdle […]

Marantz PM8006: Pace, power and finesse

June 12, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

With its curved fascia, finely finished controls and blue indicators, the Marantz PM8006 is a handsome piece of kit, with a features set to match. But it’s how this stereo amplifier treats the music that really counts …   Stereo […]

Furutech’s latest power distributors

June 12, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

The latest Furutech e-TP86 and e-TP86E slimline power distributors promise the same engineering excellence and attention to detail as the company’s extensive catalogue of top-end accessories. The new power distributors, available in 10A and 15A versions respectively, feature a high-grade […]