News

  • Thu, 14/11/2019
    ATC’s new C1 Sub Mk 2 is a compact real wood veneered design, incorporating a hand-built 12” (314mm) ATC bass driver and a fully discrete ATC 200W MOSFET power amplifier with a £1,650 asking price. Built to provide a dynamic low-distortion bass foundation for ATC’s Entry Series speakers, its C1C and C3C centre speakers, HTS Series on-wall speakers and all but the largest satellite speaker systems, the C1 Mk2 is designed for both music and cinema applications.read more
  • Mon, 11/11/2019
    Elipson’s new Planet W35 wireless speaker is the culmination of a three year research and development programme into omni-directional audio from a spherical shaped loudspeaker.  The result it’s claimed “sets new standards in loudspeaker performance, functionality and aesthetic design”.read more

How To

  • Tue, 18/06/2019
    I’ve been working closely with records and cartridges for 40 years and am in particular debt to the expertise and knowledge of Dynavector Systems, Tokyo, the brand that my company, Pear Audio, distributes in the UK.read more

Latest Reviews

  • Tue, 12/11/2019
    When Kudos launched the original Titan (now dubbed 808) it was a big step for the company. The biggest and most ambitious loudspeaker that Derek Gilligan had designed, it looked like that would remain the brand’s flagship, the only one of its kind. But then it spawned a smaller model, the 707, and then the 606 and now with the addition of the 505 standmount Kudos has a complete Titan range all based around the same technology.  read more

Show Report

  • October, 2019
    After six years in Windsor this show has moved to the rather more salubrious surroundings of Ascot race course where the substantial grandstand provided plenty of space for exhibitors to spread out and demonstrate their wares. If nothing else Ascot... read more

Features

  • Wed, 10/07/2019
    Naim’s top two integrated amplifiers have been updated for the vinyl generation. Both the Nait XS3 (£2,199) and Supernait 3 (£3,499) have had a MM phono stage added to their roster of line inputs. Naim’s Steve Sells and the R’n’D team in Salisbury have also upgraded the Supernait's power amplifier that have resulted in a more muscular and timely sound than was possible with its predecessor.