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 […]

New Studio Series from Monitor Audio

February 26, 2019 Deon Schoeman 0

The new Monitor Audio Studio loudspeaker promises to link stylish design to equally stylish sonics. The new model borrows from the technologies developed for the flagship Platinum II range, and combines them with sleek aesthetics. The Studio is a stand-mounted […]

KEF LSX: When compact makes perfect sense

February 5, 2019 Deon Schoeman 0

The KEF LS50 Wireless is already a popular active loudspeaker choice. The LSX offers similar benefits in an even smaller, more affordable package. But can it still deliver the sonic goods?   By Deon Schoeman When KEF launched the LS50 […]

Junior Reference from GoldenEar Technology

December 11, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

GoldenEar Technology has augmented its range-topping Triton Reference loudspeaker with a more compact, more affordable model, dubbed the One.R. The newcomer shares the Reference’s high-gloss black lacquer exterior, narrow dimensions and rounded grille, but it’s almost exactly 10cm shorter, 5cm […]

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 […]

Smaller – but still towers of power!

November 20, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

If you’ve always lusted after the larger-than-life McIntosh XRT2.1K speaker towers, but found them just too big, too intimidating, or too expensive (or all of the above), here’s some good news: there’s now a more compact, more accessible XRT speaker […]