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REVIEW: ARCAM AVR850 AV RECEIVER

When I discovered I would be reviewing Arcam’s $8,995 7.2 channel AVR 850, it got me wondering how much better an AVR could be without having to make the same compromises as its competitor.

Posted in: Home Theatre

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YOU KANN BUY ASTELL & KERN’S NEW PORTABLE MUSIC PLAYER IN AUSTRALIA

Astell & Kern, the undisputed king of portable music players has introduced a brand new model, the Kann. There's also no reason to buy it overseas. Read on.

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NEIL YOUNG PUSHES XSTREAM MUSIC SERVICE

If you're a fan of TV show Empire from FOX, you'd be familiar with XStream, a streaming music service created by the label in a bid to drive the record company into the future.

Posted in: Music Industry

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PIONEER STEPS UP WITH HI-RES MUSIC IN YOUR POCKET

There's no doubt Pioneer have their sights set squarely on the portable audio market with the feature packed XDP-30 Hi-res digital player.

Posted in: Headphones Lifestyle

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THE STORY OF FANATICS CHOICE

There’s one simple reason I’ve always warmed to Melbourne’s Carlton Audio Visual. There’s a sign on the window that says, “Fanatics Welcome”.

Posted in: Retailer News Industry

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PIONEER INTRODUCES AFFORDABLE HI-RES IN-EAR HEADPHONES

Pioneer have always been at the forefront of technology, developing and innovating new products. Their new CH Series introduces two in-ear headphones with a ultra-wide frequency response they say are perfect for today's hi-res audio formats.

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HAVE BOSE BEEN SPYING ON THEIR CUSTOMERS?

That's the question for the courts to decide after a class-action lawsuit was filed in Illinois this week, alleging Bose, via their companion app Bose Connect collected personal information not covered under the company's privacy policy.

Posted in: Headphones Industry

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NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY A MUSIC HALL TURNTABLE

Music Hall, the highly underrated turntable brand that often flies under the radar has an offer to entice punters with the buzz around Record Store Day this year.

Posted in: Retailer News Hi-Fi

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MASTER & DYNAMIC’S NOT SO PORTABLE WIRELESS SPEAKER

Master & Dynamic, the New York City premium audio brand that has established themselves with a name for style, luxury and good sound has partnered with renowned architect Sir David Adjaye with a product that breaks-through into the home audio market.

Posted in: Lifestyle

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REVIEW: HIFIMAN HE-1000 V2 HEADPHONES

The HiFiMAN HE-1000 V2 represents the latest update to the original HiFiMAN’s HE-1000 flagship headphones. With an improved ergonomic design and slightly different sound tuning, the V2 aims to recapture the same magic ...

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PS AUDIO’S STELLAR RANGE AVAILABLE NEXT MONTH

In what could be the quietest product launch in history, three new products just appeared on the PS Audio website some months ago, appearing in the form of two affordable amplifiers, and a DAC under the 'Stellar' moniker.

Posted in: Hi-Fi

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REVIEW: KEF PORSCHE DESIGN MOTION ONE EARPHONES

Not the first time KEF and Porsche Design have collaborated, but this range oozes class and luxury. We take a closer look at the Motion One wireless earphones.

Posted in: Headphones