KORG & NORITAKE: Their Futuristic Nutube Vacuum Tubes

A new miniaturized and high performance vacuum tube. In cooperation with Noritake Itron Corporation, Korg has developed the Nutube to offer improved reliability and efficiency, while still generating the same rich harmonics which vacuum tubes are known for. Please click HERE to read more EDITORIAL NOTE: The opinions expressed in the above post do not […]

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UNISON RESEARCH: Unico 150

The Unico range of hybrid electronics from Unison Research has added the Unico 150 dual-mono integrated amplifier to the range, an integrated amplifier designed to accommodate a variety of sources via its three RCA and two XLR pair inputs as well as the bi-wirable speaker terminals and boasts a new three-plate front fascia that can […]

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HIFI CRITIC MAGAZINE: Free Nov/Dec 2007

FREE 51 pages and so £2.00 post in the UK. Anyone interested in this should contact us HERE with HFC Nov/Dec 2007 in the message field. The winner will be announced here tomorrow morning Tuesday October 31. Thanks Neil   EDITORIAL NOTE: The opinions expressed in the above post do not necessarily reflect those of […]

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MIYAJIMA: Madake cartridge

PAUL RIGBY writes ….. Madake is the Japanese term for a particular species of bamboo, Giant Timber Bamboo, often used in various types of traditional Japanese craftsmanship but now quite rare. The cantilever for Miyajima’s new cartridge, rather than being made from the usual metal (e.g. aluminium, boron) or crystalline solid (e.g. ruby, sapphire or […]

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STAX: Original product line brochure for SR-007 (Omega II) and SRM-007t tube driver

FREE This 4 page brochure is in unmarked condition. Post-free in the UK. Anyone interested in this should contact us HERE with ‘STAX brochure wanted’ in the message field. The winner will be announced here tomorrow morning Tuesday October 31. Thanks Neil EDITORIAL NOTE: The opinions expressed in the above post do not necessarily reflect […]

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NIXIE: CFT615C Tube Clock

*Display special layering digits *Classic wooden case design CFT615C Nostalgia Style Nixie Tube Clock DESCRIPTION CFT615C is a Wooden Case Nostalgia Style Nixie Tube Desk Clock. Using Genuine Nixie Tubes Technology to provide special and classic layering digital time display  Suitable for Ornament and Premium item in Household, Office, Shop and other comparable spaces. Classic wooden Nixie […]

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DAVONE: Just 29 inches tall, the Davone Ray-S speaker is a force to be reckoned with

STEVE GUTTENBERG writes ….. Beautifully crafted in Denmark, the Davone Ray-S, speakers’ sound looms large. Most of my favorite floor-standing high-end speakers are big and tall, but the Davone Ray-S sits low to the floor — it’s a mere 29 inches high mounted on its steel stand. The Ray-S is a thoroughly modern, truly elegant […]

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CABASSE: A trio of Cabasse debuts at The Indulgence Show

They tell us …. Cabasse distributor, Connected Distribution, will use The Indulgence Show to unveil three new important models from the French manufacturer, including the new Baltic 4 high-end lifestyle speakers, Murano Alto compact tower speakers and the company’s first Bluetooth portable speaker, SWELL. Baltic 4 The Baltic 4s combine audiophile sound quality and stunning […]

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‘Twisted light’ beamed across Vienna – is this a future audiophile application?

Physicists have sent a beam of twisted light 3km through the air above Vienna. It is the first time that information has been transmitted outdoors using the “twist” of a visible light beam. This twisting property could allow very fast communication because light with different amounts of twist, encoding separate channels of information, could be […]

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Neil Young + Promise of the Real: The Monsanto Years review – on angry, brilliant form

Originally published June 2015 Jon Dennis writes: An anti-GM food concept album by Neil Young may not seem a thrilling prospect, I grant you. But although People Want to Hear About Love, as he acknowledges on his song of that title, shouldn’t he talk about “the corporations hijacking all your rights”, too? And on-form and […]

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GERMAN PHYSIKS: Carbon MkIV Loudspeaker

  Kriz Tan has posted a review of the German Physiks Carbon MkIV loudspeakers at Hi-Fi Senses. His conclusions: “The German Physiks Carbon MkIV might be the last speaker I would own at the moment of writing this. It was so beautiful visually and sounded sonically superb.” You can read the full review here. EDITORIAL […]

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A dream system? Certainly is. Cello, Beveridge, LFD, Teac and yes, utterly appropriately upholding the UK, Boothroyd Stuart Meridian. Not a piece of Linn or Naim to be seen!

On the only forum I subscribe to, I was asked a question about my dream system. Here’s my reply. You’ll notice that some of the items are many years old. The plain fact is that in some instances, nothing, literally nothing made today can achieve the spectacularly wonderful sound from this bygone era. That type […]

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TEMPLE AUDIO: Bantam One Integrated Amplifier

Clive Meakins has posted a review of the Temple Audio Bantam One integrated amplifier (£680) at Enjoy the Music. His conclusions: “The diminutive Bantam One is a simple yet brilliant integrated amplifier; it’s very nicely finished, performs really well and will match a wide range of typical speakers. The amplifier being 90% efficient even has […]

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PS Audio: Why is it we are forgiving and tend to overlook loudspeakers as a source of coloration in our systems yet demand perfection in our electronics down to the tiniest degree?

Paul McGowan writes: Why is it we are forgiving and tend to overlook loudspeakers as a source of coloration in our systems yet demand perfection in our electronics down to the tiniest degree? We are convinced that tenths of a dB, a few pico seconds of jitter, a slightly different cable dielectric are all critical […]

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