Tag Archives: Stereo
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’
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 – […]
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
Marantz MusicLink: it’s back, with the new HD-AMP1
To hear of a new audiophile amplifier-in-miniature from Marantz is exciting enough: when you discover it’s also part of the revival of one of the most covetable series in the company’s history, it’s time to take some serious notice. The HD-AMP 1 first broke cover at the D+M Group’s annual European dealer/press event in the […]
REVIEW: Astell & Kern AK500 system
Nothing looks quite like the extraordinary Astell & Kern AK500 system ‘stack’ – but if you’re expecting it to be style over substance, think again… The Astell & Kern AK500N is unusual enough: a high-end CD ripping/storage/network player, all housed in a near-cube with styling apparently inspired by the Matterhorn, powered by internal batteries and […]
Bowers & Wilkins 803 D3: the Daleks have landed!
When you’re dealing with speakers this big and heavy, a simple courier drop-off isn’t quite possible! So the delivery of the Bowers & Wilkins 800 Series Diamond speakers began with a false start: space had been cleared both for the 803 D3s and their massive boxes, and then – slightly anti-climactically – the hapless courier […]
New Bowers & Wilkins 800 Series Diamonds in air force blue – and why you can’t buy them
Spotted during a tour of the Bowers & Wilkins factory the other day, a rather unique pair of the company’s new 800 Series Diamond speakers Had a fascinating tour of the Bowers & Wilkins factory this week, as part of the launch event for the new 800 Series Diamond speakers: in preparation for the range, […]