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Wharfedale is one of the most famous names in the speaker business, with a heritage stretching all the way back to 1932. The Crystal 4.3 system draws on all that expertise, while promising a lot of home theatre bang for the buck. By Deon Schoeman
You haven’t lived until you’ve heard a pair of electrostatic loudspeakers. Much more unusual than their dynamic rivals, they can breathe life and soul into the music, albeit with some compromises. The Martin Logan Classic ESL 9 loudspeakers attempt to offer the best of both ...
If you recognise the RME brand, you’re probably an audio professional. The German company specialises in digital audio solutions, primarily targeting the pro audio industry. However, there is a fringe of home audio enthusiasts that has discovered and started using RME’s products. Recognising that there ...Read More
Some weeks back, we featured a turntable platter mat in our news section that promises to significantly enhance vinyl playback. The Dereneville Magic Mat is made in Germany and has found a ready following among vinyl enthusiasts in Europe. The Magic Mat’s makers claim that ...Read More