Happy holidays – and thank you!

December 18, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

It’s been a whirlwind year, with Audio Video SA making the transition from printed magazine to on-line portal after decades of traditional publishing. Since March this year, we’ve been posting a weekly array of news and reviews, while also offering […]

Quick review: Cornered Audio Ci4

December 18, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

Loudspeaker installations don’t have to be obtrusive. But they still have to deliver the sonic goods. Danish speaker maker Cornered Audio specialises in meeting both requirements – and cost-effectively, too By Deon Schoeman Integrating an audio or home theatre system […]

Aesthetix goes integrated

December 18, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

California high-end audio brands Aesthetix has finally launched its first integrated amplifier. The Mimas was four years in the making, and is aimed at discerning hi-fi and music fans who don’t have the budget for the brand’s top-flight models. The […]

Magico grows M-Series with carbon-based M2

December 18, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

It’s not exactly an entry-level loudspeaker, but by Magico’s elevated M Series standards, the new M2 is more accessible than the even dearer M3 and M6. The arresting, almost organic shape is executed in carbon fibre, with multiple layers ensuring […]

Quick review: Yamaha EPH-RS01 earphones

December 11, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

Yamaha’s EPH-RS01 in-ear earphones are lightweight, portable and sporty. They also come with an in-line level and call answer controller, and are both iOS and Android compatible. But what do they sound like?   By Deon Schoeman Yamaha’s EPH-RS01 in-ear […]

Junior Reference from GoldenEar Technology

December 11, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

GoldenEar Technology has augmented its range-topping Triton Reference loudspeaker with a more compact, more affordable model, dubbed the One.R. The newcomer shares the Reference’s high-gloss black lacquer exterior, narrow dimensions and rounded grille, but it’s almost exactly 10cm shorter, 5cm […]

McIntosh celebrates 70 years with special system

December 11, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

Two new products, sold as a special commemorative system, have been released by McIntosh Labs to celebrate its 70th Anniversary in 2019. Together, the C70 pre-amp and MC2152 power amplifier form a special 70th Anniversary commemorative system, complete with special […]

Evoke is Dynaudio’s latest

December 11, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

Danish speaker specialist Dynaudio has unveiled an all-new loudspeaker range. Dubbed Evoke, the five-strong range borrows heavily from the marque’s more expensive and sophisticated models, but is aimed at making the brand more accessible. The Evoke range was developed from […]

Aqua La Voce S3: The art of digital

December 4, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

Food, art, cars, music … regardless of the subject, the Italians have a way of turning even the everyday into something special. That’s true of audio equipment, too – and the Aqua La Voce is a good example Milan-based Aqua […]

Win with AVSA and Yamaha!

December 4, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

Just in time for the festive season, Yamaha and Audio Video SA are offering our website visitors an opportunity to celebrate the holidays with a chance to win one of 20 pairs of sporty Yamaha earphones. Yamaha’s EPH-RS01 earphones are […]