Pioneer announces its new flagship SACD player/DAC: the PD-70AE

Adam Smith writes: Some people revel in the vinyl revival. Some swear by streaming. Some enjoy nothing better than a good CD. Members of that last group, pay attention. Pioneer has announced its new flagship SACD/CD player and digital-to-analogue converter, the PD-70AE. Its electrical innards include a full-balanced circuit featuring independent left and right channels, which the company […]

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FOCAL: Introducing the Clear

We are told: Less than a year on, Focal are extending their acclaimed high-end open-back headphone range. Meet our newest addition to the family: Clear. Newly developed aluminium/magnesium dome loudspeaker featuring new frameless copper voice coil. Perforated microfibre earcushions. Complementary yet discrete sound. Bass response capabilities gauged neatly between Elear and Utopia. Includes multiple cable accessories […]

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D is for diamond: Transfiguration creates special limited ‘D’ edition of flagship Proteus phono cartridge

We are told: Hand-crafted in Japan by Immutable Music’s Seiji Yoshioka, Transfiguration moving coil (MC) phono cartridges have been hailed as being among the world’s most musically honest.  This is no accident, since their design has always been guided by two firm principles: first, to extract the most minute, natural musical detail from a record’s […]

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CYRUS: The soundKey review

They tell us …. Small, perfectly formed… and extremely high-performing. Cyrus’ new portable DAC is a little charmer.       Find out more HERE ===//=== Hi. If you are in the trade and you want us to consider posting your press release then please click HERE. Please click HERE if you want to see the […]

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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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MERUS AUDIO: Linkplay and Merus Audio Present High Efficiency Amplifier WiFi Platform

They tell us ….. Merus Audio is proud to announce a joint reference design with Silicon Valley, Calif.-based Linkplay Technology, Inc. (www.linkplay.com) for a turnkey solution for various battery powered wireless speakers, soundbars, and audio receivers. “Linkplay’s A31 or A28 combined with Merus Audio’s patented eximo® multi-level switching amplifiers is a great fit for any […]

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