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dCS Bartók 2.0 DAC Review

David Price auditions the latest version of this top-selling high-end DAC, complete with an important new firmware upgrade…

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Yamaha Introduces YH-5000 Flagship Headphones

"The pinnacle of True Sound in headphones" is the statement from Yamaha in Shizuoka, Japan, this morning with the announcement of its flagship YH-5000 headphones.

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Nagra Announces Its First-Ever Phono Cartridge

High-end Swiss audio manufacturer, Nagra, has announced the upcoming release of the Reference MC, its first-ever phono cartridge.

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Wilson Audio Alexia V Benefits From Chronosonic XVX Tech

Wilson Audio's Alexia V loudspeakers feature Chronosonic XVX and Alexx V trickle-down tech in this high-end "mid-tier" floorstander.

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McIntosh XCS1.5K Monster Centre Channel Loudspeaker

McIntosh launches the 43-driver XCS1.5K, touted as its "highest-performing centre speaker to date."

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Audio Research Reference 6SE Preamplifier Review

Craig Joyce luxuriates in the silky sound of this high-end tube preamplifier…

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Metaxas & Sins Reel-to-Reel Machines Join Ten Collection Elite

Metaxas & Sins TR-X Tourbillon and Papillon reel-to-reel tape machines have been added to Absolute Sounds' Ten collection.

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REL No.31 & No.32 Reference Subwoofers Unleashed

REL's new No.31 & No.32 Reference Subwoofers can plumb down to 15Hz at up to 1,000W - and they're stackable!

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Clearaudio Reference Jubilee Turntable Available

Clearaudio's Reference Jubilee is a new take on the original Reference turntable released in the 1980s.

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Gryphon Audio Designs Essence Pre and Stereo Power Amplifier Review

Jay Garrett is very taken with this high-end audiophile pre-power amp combination…

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Estelon YB Mk II Floorstanding Loudspeakers Review

Eric Teh is absolutely beguiled by this radical-looking high-end loudspeaker…

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VPI Avenger Direct Turntable Officially Released

VPI's new Avenger Direct marries the New Jersey company's direct-drive technology with an Avenger Series chassis to create a precise, versatile, high-performance turntable.

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Goldmund GAIA Launched - £500,000 Wireless Speakers

Goldmund GAIA £500,000 flagship speaker system was unveiled at the High End 2022 show in Munich after preview teaser.

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Vertere Acoustics Reference Tonearm Generation III & Silencer Announced

Vertere's third-generation Reference Tonearm promises to bring additional flexibility, ease of use and fine-tuning on top of improved performance.

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McIntosh MCD12000 Flagship CD/SACD Player Revealed

McIntosh unveils its MCD12000 reference-level CD/SACD player with solid-state and valve outputs.

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CH Precision C1.2 DAC/ Controller High End Munich Debut

CH Precision to debut its C1.2 DAC/ Controller at High End Munich 2022.

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JBL K2 S9900 Floorstanding Loudspeakers Review

Craig Joyce experiences this mighty, US-made behemoth of a floorstander…

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