Monthly Archives: April 2014

Anthem MRX 510

REVIEW: Anthem MRX 510 AV receiver

AV receiver is smart, frill-free and flexible, but puts performance first – time to look beyond the usual surround suspects? My dabblings with home cinema tend to blow hot and cold: I seem to go through periods of watching a lot of films, concerts and the like from Blu-ray, and then settle back into listening […]

Naim Muso

Naim mu-so is a radical all-in-one network music system

Selling for £895 when it goes on sale in September, mu-so packs Wi-Fi, UPnP, Bluetooth and AirPlay, along with six speakers driven actively by 450W of digital amplification – and Android app control! This is the Naim mu-so: launched in April as Muso, but now renamed mu-so in time for its on-sale debut in September […]

Bowers and Wilkins 684 S2

REVIEW: Bowers & Wilkins 684 S2 loudspeakers

The price is right, and the sound is bang on the money, too: the smaller floorstanders in B&W’s latest 600 line-up are a serious bargain OK, so before we start, a small declaration of interest: the product manager at Bowers & Wilkins, Andy Kerr, is a fellow What Hi-Fi? exile who’s fallen on his feet […]

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REVIEW: Focal CMS 50 active speakers

The latest arrivals on my desktop are the most convincing nearfield monitors I’ve heard … And so the saga of the desktop audio system continues: it’s amazing how, freed from the need to keep it quiet or compete with other systems in an office, I’m finding myself listening to more music while I work than […]