• Hi-Fi+ Awards 2016: Headphones

    Hi-Fi+ Awards 2016: Headphones

    Value-Priced Headphone of the Year Meze 99 Classics The first product out of Antonio Meze’s Romanian headphone lab, the Model 99 Classics are a closed-back design featuring a 40mm full-range Mylar transducer with a Neodymium ...
  • Hi-Fi+ Awards 2016: Loudspeakers

    Hi-Fi+ Awards 2016: Loudspeakers

    Digital Loudspeaker of the Year Devialet Gold Phantom A wholly new category for this year, so why not pick the leader of the pack? The rise in wired or wirelessly connected, active loudspeakers has been ...
  • Hi-Fi+ Awards: Innovation of the Year

    Hi-Fi+ Awards: Innovation of the Year

    Magico M3 floorstanding loudspeaker It might seem strange giving any first-of-its-kind of ‘innovation’ award to a loudspeaker, as they are typically some of the most resistant to change products in any audio system, but the ...
  • Hi-Fi+ Awards 2016: Amplification

    Hi-Fi+ Awards 2016: Amplification

    Integrated Amplifier of the Year Ayre Acoustics AX-5 Twenty In making the AX-5 Twenty, Ayre Acoustics pulled together many important elements of design from existing higher-end Ayre amps into what has become the company’s only ...
  • Hi-Fi+ Awards 2016: Digital Audio

    Hi-Fi+ Awards 2016: Digital Audio

    DAC of the Year Chord Electronics DAVE Some awards categories were difficult to choose, and notionally that could have applied to the fast-moving and extremely competitive DAC market. In fact, there’s really only one DAC ...
  • Hi-Fi+ Awards 2016: Analogue Audio

    Hi-Fi+ Awards 2016: Analogue Audio

    Turntable of the Year Origin Live Sovereign The Origin Live Sovereign is a belt-driven turntable design featuring a high tolerance bearing, and a non-suspended chassis sitting on three adjustable towers. The platter is a composite ...
  • Stylus Show 2017

    Stylus Show 2017

    From the Chester Group press release: The UK’s first show devoted to all things Vinyl, Stylus returns for a second year and moves to a new venue: the MacDonald Hotel & Spa in Manchester. Taking ...
  • Pearl Acoustics

    Pearl Acoustics

    A new British loudspeaker manufacturer enters the market After more than thirty years of development, Pearl Acoustics have finally launched their Sibelius range of loudspeakers onto the market. The philosophy behind the Sibelius design is ...
  • HIGHRESAUDIO to stop offering MQA

    HIGHRESAUDIO to stop offering MQA

    From the HighResAudio Press Release: HIGHRESAUDIO has stopped offering MQA. MQA is NOT lossless, the original signal is never recovered, estimate to recover at most 17bits (reduces the sampling rate), reduces the frequency range, SNR ...
  • ACOUSTIC AESTHETICS

    ACOUSTIC AESTHETICS

    Artnovion combines art and innovation to create the most beautiful and effective acoustic panels. Artnovion’s High End collection is designed for residential and commercial properties, and delivers a dramatically improved audio performance as well as ...
  • Meet Your Dealer - Adams Audio

    Meet Your Dealer - Adams Audio

    A few years ago, a number of audio dealers added a custom install arm to their portfolio. Very few went in the other direction. Adams Audio is the exception. Starting out of Custom Electronic Design’s ...

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