New high-end USB cable from Atlas

January 29, 2019 Deon Schoeman 0

Scottish cable specialist Atlas has extended its high-end Mavros range with the introduction of the Mavros Grun USB cable. The design objective was to minimise reflective losses in high-speed USB transmissions. This, the company claims, has been achieved through improved […]

Black Swan is Ascendo’s top-flight speaker

November 20, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

Ascendo Immersive Audio (AIA), the Germany-based hi-fi and cinema sound speaker manufacturer, has released its new Black Swan flagship loudspeaker system. The Black Swan is a horn-based speaker system designed specifically for home theatre applications, and promising what Ascendo describes […]

Ocean Way Audio heading for SA

August 28, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

Ocean Way Audio, arguably one of the most innovative, music-orientated companies on the pro audio and high-end audio scene, will soon be represented in South Africa. HFX Systems has been appointed the SA agent for the company, and will soon […]

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 […]

Marantz SA-10: Digital upper class

May 1, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

The Marantz SA-10 is an innovative, no-holds-barred CD/SACD player seeking to prove that the age of streaming hasn’t made physical media – and the hardware to play them – redundant. Can it live up to that promise?   Competing in […]

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 […]