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BREAKING: ALL HOPE NOT LOST FOR CLASSE

A lifeline for Classé may have just emerged after announcing the closure of the brand in July this year. Sound United, a division of DEI Holdings has been reported as a bidder for the brand that is no longer manufacturing.

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HIGH END SIMPLICITY, PLAY IT AGAIN SAM

Audionet, the German HiFi brand that in recent times has risen to the top, redefining high-end audio, has announced its release of the SAM 20 SE Limited Edition integrated amplifier.

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MCINTOSH ANNOUNCE STATEMENT XRT2.1K LOUDSPEAKERS

McIntosh has unveiled its new statement XRT2.1K loudspeakers in New York this week, standing 7 feet tall, with 81 drivers in total, and ownership setting you back at least $170,000.

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SAVE THE DATE: 2018 MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL HIFI SHOW

StereoNET, Australia's leading HiFi and Home Theatre publication is pleased to announce the 2018 International HiFi Show's return to Melbourne at the magnificent Pullman Mercure Hotel, Albert Park, October 12th - 14th.

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BE REWARDED WITH BOWERS & WILKINS THIS XMAS

Bowers & Wilkins are running an "Amazing Sound, Incredible Gift" promotion over the festive season and until 28th February 2018.

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AMAZING SOUND & PICTURE AT BRISBANE HI FI

Brisbane Hi Fi is planning a massive event on December 19th at their Mansfield store, combining live music, ridiculously affordable 4K projection, and a PS Audio demonstration.

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JUST ADD SPEAKERS WITH PRO-JECT’S JUKE BOX E TURNTABLE

Pro-Ject's newly announced Juke Box E is a complete plug-and-play turntable solution with built-in phono pre and power amplifier. Just add speakers!

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REVIEW: MCINTOSH MA8900 INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER

McIntosh’s new MA8900 integrated amplifier simply confirms the brand’s iconic status. Yes, I know, I know, it’s solid state. But trust me, it sounds so complete after an hour spent pleasurably in its company; you’ll want one.

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REVIEW: LUXMAN EQ-500 PHONO AMPLIFIER

Phono stages aren’t the most glamorous item in a hi-fi chain. But if you want to hear your cherished record player at its best, a good one is essential. We’ve heard few better than Luxman’s EQ-500, regardless of price.

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MCINTOSH TURNS OUT THE LIGHTS, AND WE LOVE IT

Next time your neighbourhood descends into total darkness, don’t blame your energy provider for the blackout. Blame McIntosh.

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MCINTOSH MA252 HYBRID INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER

McIntosh Labs is still most-loved by audiophiles thanks to nearly 70 years in the business, but it's a new generation that is lusting after the infamous McIntosh 'glow'.

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DAVID JONES TARGETS LUXURY AUDIO & TECH

David Jones, the upmarket retailer who exited the AV channel opting instead to focus on appliances in 2016, has opened its new 'David Jones Technology' stores located within eight existing stores across Australia.

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AUDIO RESEARCH RETHINKS STYLING

We LURVE the look of Audio Research’s new VT80SE amplifier. But the valve brand’s rusted on fans may baulk at the blend of retro and new-age chic used to craft what’s sure to be a big seller for this American legacy audio manufacturer.

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THE HUMBLE CASSETTE TAPE IS BACK

We didn't think it could happen. The humble cassette tape appears to be poised for a comeback following in the footsteps of the vinyl revival.

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REVIEW: TRIANGLE TURNTABLE & ELARA LN01A SPEAKER PACK

Triangle's Turntable and Elara LN01A Active Speaker package gets you a lot for your hard-earned. Your money buys a package that’s neat, sweet and petite.

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TECHDAS RELEASES NEW TURNTABLES

TechDAS, the state-of-the art turntable brand will release a trio of new vinyl spinners. The original Air Force II and III models will continue and remain in the range as standard models.

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REVIEW: WYNDHAM AUDIO BR3 LOUDSPEAKERS

On the world stage, there’s one area in audio manufacturing that home-grown Aussie brands have done particularly well at – loudspeakers. Nic Tatham takes a closer look at the BR3 Floor-standing speakers from Wyndham Audio.

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