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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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EXPERIENCE BENQ’S STANDOUT W1700 4K PROJECTOR

The W1700 is without question, the most affordable way to get UHD 4K content onto your big screen today. The best news is you can now experience it for yourself at selected outlets across Australia.

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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.

Posted in: StereoLUX! Hi-Fi

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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 $200,000.

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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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THE LYRIC SPEAKER INVITES DESKTOP KARAOKE

If you like the idea of doing an Andrea Bocelli or Celine Dion in your home office, you’ll love the new COTODAMA Lyric Speaker.

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NEW HIGH END HOME CINEMA FROM MARANTZ

Available this month is the SR7012 Network AV Receiver and AV7704 Multichannel Preamplifier which combines the latest in home cinema technology with the legendary Marantz sound quality we've come to expect.

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HEADSUP, HEADPHONE STANDS SPECIAL OFFER ON NOW

HeadsUp, the U.K headphone stands that proudly display and give your headphones a smarter place to hang out have been massively discounted for this festive season and come with free shipping right now.

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SHAZAPPLE, APPLE BUYS SHAZAM

Snapchat and Spotify have missed out on a deal to buy Shazam, the world's most popular music recognition app with Apple rumoured to have secured the deal for $400 million.

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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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MARANTZ HAS A NEW FLAGSHIP AV AMPLIFIER AND WE’RE EXCITED

When a brand like Marantz announces their new flagship, enthusiasts take notice. Without a doubt, AV Receivers of recent years have been all about jam-packing them full of features, functions, and codecs. But at what cost?

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POLK AUDIO MOVES TO WESTAN

A communication sent by Australian distributors, Interdyn, to retail partners this morning has announced Polk Audio distribution of the Home Audio category will move to Westan effective 1st February 2018.

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BE PART OF THE INTERDYN TEAM & DEVIALET REVOLUTION

Interdyn was founded in Melbourne over 50 years ago by Alex Encel, one of the pioneers of the Australian HiFi industry and one of the first to sell stereo products in Australia.

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BEYERDYNAMIC’S PRO QUALITY DT 240 PRO HEADPHONES

Wearing the DT 240 PRO as you listen to the music stored on your smartphone is a pleasurable experience, but the sound insulation they provide is so good, it’s just not advisable to sport a pair crossing a busy road!

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KLIPSCH HERITAGE HEADPHONE AMPLIFIER

Klipsch has now followed up the new Reference 3 headphones with a stunning looking matching amplifier called the Heritage Headphone Amplifier.

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UPGRADE YOUR HEADPHONE CABLES WITH IN-AKUSTIK

German cable maestro, In-akustik, has released a hi-end headphone extension lead like no other on the market.

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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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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT 8K TV

While many of us are only just getting used to the idea of 4K TV, some brands and broadcasters are already investigating 8K resolution video. Here's an overview of what we know so far.

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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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WIRELESS SURROUND SOUND WITH BLUESOUND

Bluesound, the Canadian manufacturer, emerging as a champion in the multi-room wireless audio arena, has today announced a new firmware update for its products allowing Dolby Digital surround sound, wirelessly.

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