Cary Audio: Do-it-all excellence

July 9, 2017 Deon Schoeman 0

The Cary Audio DMC-600 Digital Music Center is ideal for anyone wanting to stream music from a PC or MAC via a USB cable. One obvious feature of the DMC-600 is that it has a built-in CD player to play […]

PS Audio: Zero loss, max music

July 9, 2017 Deon Schoeman 0

According to PS Audio, even the best D/A converters in the world benefit from a zero-loss analogue pre-amp. That fact was the basis of the company’s Stellar Gain Cell design imperative — combining a cutting-edge DAC’s output with a no-compromise […]

GoldenEar Technology: Shake those walls!

July 9, 2017 Deon Schoeman 0

The new GoldenEar Technology SuperSub Series subwoofers are ultra-high-performance yet compact subwoofers that incorporate many recently developed unique and advanced technologies and components. The goal was to create beautifully styled, finely finished, reasonably sized subwoofers that could generate very low […]

KEF LS50 Wireless: High-tech that sounds great

July 9, 2017 Deon Schoeman 0

KEF’s LS50 has become something of a benchmark in the compact loudspeaker segment, offering a mix of tonal depth and soundstage generosity that belies its diminutive proportions. The KEF LS50 Wireless takes those attributes another step further by combining the […]

Pioneer: Powerhouse AV

July 7, 2017 Deon Schoeman 0

Pioneer has added two new 7.2-channel network AV receivers to its catalogue: the Elite VSX-LX302 and the Elite VSX-LX102. Both AV receivers boast clear and accurate Dolby Atmos and DTS:X playback in home theatre environments and come with a host […]

HiSense: A million reasons to celebrate

July 7, 2017 Deon Schoeman 0

Hisense South Africa has produced the one millionth television set at its Atlantis assembly plant in Atlantis, outside Cape Town. The milestone was reached just four years after the 27 000m² high tech manufacturing facility plant was opened. Presently, the […]

Marantz: Taking control

July 7, 2017 Deon Schoeman 0

Marantz has launched a new Audyssey MultEQ Editor app, allowing home theatre enthusiasts to refine and customise the set-up of their systems for even better surround sound. The latest Marantz AV products use Audyssey MultEQ for simple, accurate one-touch set-up […]

McIntosh Labs: High-tech disc spinner

July 7, 2017 Deon Schoeman 0

The new McIntosh MCD350 SACD/CD player combines high-res playback with a host of useful features. The new deck employs a balanced two-channel, 32-bit/192 kHz DAC, and is equipped with both balanced XLR and single-ended RCA analogue outputs. The MCD350 also […]

Audeze LCD-i4: Music in your head

July 7, 2017 Deon Schoeman 0

Audeze’s goal when designing the LCDi4 was to create the absolute best sounding in-ear experience. The company took its award-winning LCD-4 design and scaled it down to create an end-game in-ear headphone that is far more portable than the full-size […]