Devialet Expert 220 Pro: The sound of elegance

September 25, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

High-end audio and designer aesthetics don’t necessarily go hand in hand. But French marque Devialet has managed to combine sculptural design with top-class sonics, with some clever electronics added for good measure By Deon Schoeman It’s been a good six […]

Primare I35: Capturing the music’s heart and soul

July 17, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

It’s easy to underestimate the capabilities of Primare’s latest integrated amplifier. But the minimalist appearance of the new I35 isn’t at all reflected in a sonic performance that’s generous and thoroughly entertaining. Hi-fi components have a certain appeal that is […]

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 […]