Tag Archives: hi-fi
Bang & Olufsen launches a conventional loudspeaker – well, almost…
New BeoLab 50 model takes the technology of the outlandish BeoLab 90 and makes it rather more domestically acceptable Just had an interesting flying visit to Denmark to hear the new Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 50 speakers, launched today. Trips to the acoustics department in Struer are always fascinating, but this one was doubly so […]
Speaker design? Think Fink!
Behind the scenes at Fink Audio Consulting – the most famous speaker company you’ve never heard of!
Naim: not just a new Uniti, but a complete New Uniti range
Complete ground-up redesign sees four network audio models launched, all based on the company’s new ‘platform for the future’
Something big from Salisbury
Spent a fascinating day down at Naim Audio in Salisbury last week, getting acquainted with something big – very big – on the way from the company. Lips very much zipped until the official reveal later this week, but here’s a hint or two…
Denon and Marantz poised to launch a huge range of new products
High-end flagship Marantz 10 Series system due early 2017, HEOS multiroom spreads to more products from both brands Denon and Marantz are set to launch a wide range of products across their product lines in the next few months, with Marantz having replacements for the popular CD6005 and PM6005 entry-level stereo components, a CD player […]
REVIEW: Neat Iota Alpha – not a speaker to be overlooked
The innovative little floorstanders from Neat Acoustics are here: and they’re every bit as magical as first demonstrations suggested I was very taken with the little Neat Iota floorstanding speakers when first I encountered them at the Bristol Show in February: they didn’t even have a name, but they proved quite a talking-point – not […]
Neat’s Iota speakers grow into the WTF sensation of the Bristol show
Compact – actually, make that tiny – floorstanders pick up the plaudits at Sound and Vision event This could so easily be one of those clickbait stories: ‘They wanted to design a new loudspeaker – and you won’t believe what happened next!’ You see, the latest model from British speaker company Neat Acoustics – […]
REVIEW: Naim Mu-so Qb
Things weren’t promising the first time I heard the new Naim Mu-so Qb in action: after being introduced to the technology, the initial taste of what it could do, in an unfamiliar listening room, playing far too loud for the space, put me in mind of the window-rattling bass boom I’d heard from a pimped-up […]
Technics SL-1200G turntable – giving the customers what they want?
The return of the Technics direct drive turntable is official, but the new models are rather more conservative than expected UPDATE: Since I posted the blog below, it’s been reported that Technics is saying the SL-1200G will sell in the USA for $4000. So, at last the Technics turntable is back: the company has just […]
REVIEW: Marantz HD-AMP1 is a classic in the making
New Marantz HD-AMP1 combines retro style with a specification that’s right up to date – and a superb sound