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 […]

NAD, PSB, BlueSound find a new SA home

April 30, 2019 Deon Schoeman 0

The Lenbrook Group, brand owners of NAD Electronics, PSB loudspeakers and BlueSound streaming products, has announced the appointment of a new importer/distributor for the Southern African region. AV Imports, a new company with audio industry stalwart Francois van Rooyen at […]

Technics brings simpler SL to the turntable game

January 15, 2019 Deon Schoeman 0

Technics has added a simpler, more accessible model to its SL-series turntable range. Like the latest, high-end iteration of the legendary SL-1200, the SL-1500C is a direct-drive design, but comes standard with a built-in moving magnet-compatible phono stage and an […]

Musical Fidelity designer joins new owners

January 15, 2019 Deon Schoeman 0

The future of Musical Fidelity, which was sold to Austrian audio company Pro-ject Audio Systems by founder Anthony Michaelson last year, has been further assured with confirmation that long-time MF designer, Simon Quarry, has joined the Pro-Ject team. When the […]

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 […]

Evoke is Dynaudio’s latest

December 11, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

Danish speaker specialist Dynaudio has unveiled an all-new loudspeaker range. Dubbed Evoke, the five-strong range borrows heavily from the marque’s more expensive and sophisticated models, but is aimed at making the brand more accessible. The Evoke range was developed from […]

Harbeth speakers launch in South Africa

October 23, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

Harbeth loudspeakers are now available in South Africa. The British speaker marque has its origins in the iconic studio monitors developed under the direction of BBC Research and Development head, HD Harwood. Harwood is credited with pioneering the use of […]

Global awards honour world’s best

October 16, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

While there’s nothing new about annual awards honouring best-in-class audio components, the Rocky Mountain International HIFI Press Awards (RIHPA) are unique in that they are judged by an international panel of audio publications from around the world. The awards are […]