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APPLE AIRPLAY 2 ARRIVES ON BLUESOUND

One of the hottest streaming music components for 2018, Bluesound's Node 2i, will receive another functionality boost on December 11th, 2018 in the form of Apple AirPlay 2, complete with Siri voice control and Apple Home app compatibility.

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MAGICO EXPANDS M-SERIES RANGE WITH NEW M2 SPEAKERS

Magico has revealed its M2 3-way floor-standing speaker that will be available early 2019.

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MCINTOSH CELEBRATES 70TH ANNIVERSARY WITH NEW PRE AND POWER VALVE AMPS

While the MC275 valve amplifier remains the brand’s most iconic model, the soon to be released C70 preamp and MC2152 power amplifier signal a new direction for McIntosh.

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THE +RECORD PLAYER MAKES OLD VINYL NEW AGAIN

It’s true: The more things change, the more they stay the same. So it is with Plus Audio’s innovative +Record Player that is a retro-looking all-in-one vinyl player loaded with patent-pending technology.

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DEEPTIME IONIC MERGES ART AND SOUND

Deeptime is an audio manufacturer you’re unlikely to have heard of. The young company, founded in the Czech Republic is sure to catch your attention with the launch of its first ever product, the Ionic sound system.

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REVIEW: ANTHEM STR INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER

Does Anthem's new STR Integrated Amplifier perform at a higher level that justifies the higher asking price than its previous integrated amplifiers on offer? Well, let’s find out.

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A PULP FICTION CAMEO FOR CLEARAUDIO TURNTABLE

Clearaudio's Ovation turntable replaces reel-to-reel in Pulp Fiction homage.

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LINN’S 2019 MAJIK LP12 TURNTABLE

Buying a Linn turntable allows you to go on an analog journey, upgrading various aspects and components of the turntable as you desire and budget allows. The Majik LP12 is the perfect entry-point and from February 2019 it will ship with a Linn tonearm.

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CREEK AUDIO’S NEW INTEGRATED AMPS ARE VERSATILE AND AFFORDABLE

No one enjoys paying for features and functions they don't need or want. That's why Creek's new Evolution 50A and 100A integrated amplifiers are going to please those looking for an affordable and versatile heart of a Hi-Fi system.

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LEEMA ACOUSTICS ANNOUNCES ELEMENTS STREAMER

Powys UK-based audio experts, Leema Acoustics, has launched the Elements Streamer. The new high-quality space-saving network music player packs a high-performance DAC as well as Spotify Connect and Tidal integration; it will even play from a USB drive.

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SPECIAL OFFERS ON MERIDIAN AND TRINNOV THIS MONTH

Christmas is the time for giving, and what better way to celebrate than with some brand new gear from two of the biggest names in the audio-visual world, Meridian and Trinnov Audio.

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REVIEW: BLUESOUND NODE 2I WIRELESS HI-RES MUSIC STREAMER

The latest update to Bluesound's Node Wireless High-Resolution Multi-Room Streamer comes in the form on "2i", and after the previous generation performed so admirably, we were keen to take a look at the latest revision.

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REVIEW: SERHAN+SWIFT BRIGADIER MU.2 STAND-MOUNT SPEAKERS

Collectively known as Serhan+Swift, their Brigadier range of loudspeakers are now making waves around the globe having featured at Hi-Fi shows in both United Kingdom and United States in just the last few months. Let's take a closer look at the Mu.2

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ISOACOUSTICS ANNOUNCES OREA BRONZE ISOLATORS

IsoAcoustics are arguably one of the most cost effective upgrades you can make to your loudspeakers. With its new OREA Bronze which are rated for a load of up to 3.2kg each, you can now isolate your components from nasty vibrations too.

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REVIEW: LUXMAN L-505UXII INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER

Luxman's L505uXII is the Mark II version of the L-505uX Integrated Amplifier first released in 2011. Having owned a Luxman turntable in my youth, I was keen to see where the company was at in 2018. We take a closer look at this latest offering from Luxman

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KRELL IS BACK ON THE MAP WITH NEW K300I-XD INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER

Finally, there's some good news coming out of Connecticut's Krell headquarters. Discerning audiophiles have embraced the iconic US brand in the world of high-end Hi-Fi since 1980 when Dan and wife, Rondi D'Agostino founded the company.

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BOWERS & WILKINS 600 SERIES CONTINUUM KEYRING PROMOTION

Celebrating Bowers & Wilkins' release of arguably one its best value-for-money loudspeaker offerings ever, the 600 Series, B&W is giving customers the chance to win up to $500 of in-store credit when you purchase.

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