Ribbon cable promises airy sound

May 7, 2019 Deon Schoeman 0

German cable specialist In-Akustik has made quite a name for itself with its AIR technology, which uses a helical conductor configuration and a clever spacer system to effectively achieved an air-based dielectric – considered the ultimate in cable design. However, […]

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 […]

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 […]

New integrated amp from Krell

July 17, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

It’s been almost two decades since Krell released its first integrated amplifier, the KAV-300i – a move that flew against the face of high-end trends at the time, but turned out to be a trendsetting one. The KAV-300i proved that […]

Aesthetix offers upgraded Saturn Series

July 10, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

US high-end audio brand Aesthetix has released upgraded versions of its Saturn Series components. Dubbed the Eclipse edition, the enhancements include new circuit components, improved chassis isolation and sophisticated power supply grounding. The new circuit components include the use of […]

First ever turntable from Burmester

May 22, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

German high-end audio marque Burmester  debuted a new turntable at the recent High End Munich show – a first for the company. The new 175 turntable is the latest addition to Burmester’s Reference Line, and showcases the brand’s customary attention […]

Apollo Extreme is latest from TARA Labs

April 24, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

US cable specialist TARA Labs has added a new model to its range of high-end cables. The Apollo Extreme line-up consists of interconnects in single-ended and balanced form, as well as speaker cables offered in stereo or bi-wire configurations. The […]