McIntosh celebrates 70 years with special system

December 11, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

Two new products, sold as a special commemorative system, have been released by McIntosh Labs to celebrate its 70th Anniversary in 2019. Together, the C70 pre-amp and MC2152 power amplifier form a special 70th Anniversary commemorative system, complete with special […]

McIntosh enters the custom install space

September 11, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

US high-end audio brand McIntosh is targeting the custom install market with a new range of multi-channel distribution amps, as well as in-ceiling and in-wall loudspeakers. The new MI254 and MI128 distribution amps employ closed-loop digital switching Class D amplifier […]

Yamaha takes aim at the high end

August 28, 2018 Deon Schoeman 0

After months of rumours, Yamaha has finally released a range of new, high-end components. The Yamaha 5000 Series consists of a stereo pre-amplifier, a stereo power amplifier, and a belt-drive turntable. They join the NS-5000 stand-mount speakers released in late […]

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 […]