NEWS: PRO-JECT AUDIO SYSTEM BUYS MUSIC FIDELITY / Paul Rigby

Musical Fidelity’s office has already closed down – although the website remains live. Reports say that Musical Fidelity founder, Anthony Michaelson, has “retired” but continues to offer his services on a consultancy basis Announced at the recent High End Show in Munich, the sale is now in effect. In fact, Musical Fidelity operations have now […]

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NEWS: PMC launches £45k flagship Fact Fenestria speakers

Also known as “the loudspeaker you will never hear”… When a speaker company gives its latest flagship the tagline “the loudspeaker you will never hear”, it could either be an extravagant prototype or so eye-wateringly expensive they daren’t play it in front of mere mortals. But this is PMC, and the “not hearing” part is meant to be […]

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PS AUDIO: Do you treat the room or the system? The cause or the effect? The illness or the symptoms?

Our quick response to these questions would be to treat the cause rather than the symptoms – we’ve seen many examples of this in our lives and intuitively the answer seems obvious – but does it apply to our rooms? Should we be running digital correction, processors, equalizers to force our systems to work within […]

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NEWS: Astell & Kern launches A&norma SR15 and A&futura SE100 portable music players

The new models mark the arrival of two new ranges and cost $699 and $1699 respectively. Both players are expected to go on sale in the summer. At the Munich High End Show Astell & Kern has unveiled two new high-res portable music players: the A&norma SR15 and A&futura SE100. They join the £3300 A&Ultima SP1000 and the £899 Kann in its hi-res music player […]

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JBL: LE85 H91 horns. Recent images

Also ….. A lot of information on vintage JBL equipment can be found at the following Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/JBLALTEC/permalink/844140395770562/?comment_id=844192352432033&notif_id=1517571314044054&notif_t=group_comment&ref=notif   Also ….. Please click HERE for the UK’s most comprehensive directory of vintage record stores

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NEWS: Bowers and Wilkins to open new UK R&D centre

John Bowers established the Steyning Research & Engineering facility in 1981. Now it’s time to expand. Steyning, West Sussex, has been the cradle of every Bowers & Wilkins innovation (including, but not restricted to, the Diamond tweeter, Zeppelin speaker, PX headphones and Nautilus loudspeaker) since it was established 37 years ago. Now the company is […]

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NEWS: Audiolab reveals 6000A amplifier, 6000CDT transport and M-DAC Nano at High End 2018

  It’s a big year for Audiolab. In addition to unveiling its first pair of headphones, Audiolab has also taken the wraps off a portable budget DAC and prototypes of a new range of hi-fi components at the Munich High End Show. The all-new 6000 Series sits below the existing 8000 Series that was introduced in 2015. […]

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