More Melody from Marantz

June 11, 2019 Deon Schoeman 0

Following on the recent launch of the new Melody M-CR612 (also known as the Melody X), Marantz has added a lower-specced, more affordable model to its all-in-one lifestyle hi-fi family. The M-CR412 still offers an integrated CD player, built-in Bluetooth, […]

B&W surprises with high-end wireless multiroom

April 23, 2019 Deon Schoeman 0

It’s called Formation, and it’s the wireless multiroom speaker system that’s been under development by Bowers & Wilkins for the past three years. The loudspeaker maker unveiled the first five of what is expected to become an extended multiroom product […]

Latest tech for new Samsung soundbars

April 16, 2019 Deon Schoeman 0

Innovative technology is a key hallmark of two new soundbars just launched by Samsung. The two new Q-Series models employ both acoustic beam technology and an adaptive sound feature to deliver what Samsung describes as an immersive surround sound experience. […]

McIntosh makes lifestyle music

February 19, 2019 Deon Schoeman 0

McIntosh Labs describes the new RS200 as a wireless loudspeaker system, but in real terms, it’s a lifestyle audio system, designed to bring music to rooms and spaces that aren’t suited to a full-blown separates system. The single-chassis RS200 links […]

B&O’s Edge is a smooth operator

November 20, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

With a design that’s perfectly rounded, it’s clear that the name of the new Bang & Olufsen Edge wireless speaker hasn’t been inspired by its smooth shape. Instead, it’s most likely a reference to the edgy, contemporary style it exudes. […]

From exhaust to soundbar, Porsche-style

October 2, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

Now here’s a soundbar with a difference, and an exclusive one at that. Porsche Design has created the Porsche 911 Soundbar Black Edition – a limited edition model of which only 911 will be produced. The soundbar is based on […]

Updated, enhanced Sprout from PS Audio

June 5, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

The PS Audio Sprout – a compact integrated amplifier/USB DAC/headphone amp produced by the Boulder, Colorado-based audio company, has undergone a revamp and an upgrade. The new Sprout100 get’s a power boost, while also adding several new features. This latest […]