Chord springs a phono surprise

May 28, 2019 Deon Schoeman 0

Chord Electronics unveiled a new phono stage at this year’s High End Munich expo. The Huei follows a similarly compact form factor as the marque’s Qutest DAC, and features both moving magnet and moving coil compatibility. The main functions are […]

Even more shine for Ortofon’s MC Anna

May 21, 2019 Deon Schoeman 0

A long-time favourite among vinyl enthusiasts and music lovers, Ortofon’s MC Anna moving-coil cartridge has already established itself as a top-end model, with the price to match. Now there’s an even more advanced version to take over the flagship role. […]

Revitalised Linton makes a welcome return

May 21, 2019 Deon Schoeman 0

Wharfedale’s Heritage loudspeaker range has been given a significant boost with the addition of the Linton Heritage, a reimagined version of the original Linton that was at the cutting edge of British speaker design in the 1970s and 80s. The […]

Marantz bids legendary Ishiwata farewell

May 21, 2019 Deon Schoeman 0

One of the audio industry’s longest-standing partnerships has been dissolved with the announcement that the legendary Ken Ishiwata will no longer be acting as the brand ambassador for Marantz. The charismatic Ishiwata’s relationship with the Marantz brand stretches back 41 […]