06. December 2022 · Comments Off on Wilson Audio LōKē Subwoofer · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , , ,

WILSON LōKē SUBWOOFER REVIEW

Following his review of the Wilson Audio TuneTots where he touched on the LōKē Subwoofer, Stuart Smith looks at this £9K sub in a bit more detail. More »

NOVAFIDELITY N25 AMP REVIEW

The NovaFidelity is a standard-looking bit of HiFi costing £1350 that has onboard DAC, streaming, WiFi (with a dongle) and a whole load of connectivity. Stuart Smith has a play. More »

TITANIC AUDIO MODEL A PHONO CARTRIDGE REVIEW

Alan McIntosh avoids the inevitable iceberg puns and takes a listen to the Titanic Audio Model A cartridge.

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13. September 2022 · Comments Off on Fonica International Flag M Loudspeakers · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , ,

FONICA INTERNATIONAL FLAG M LOUDSPEAKERS REVIEW

Michael Fairbairn spends some time with Fonica International’s Flag M panel speakers and finds that they sound anything but flat.

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GIK SOUNDBLOCKS REVIEW

Stuart Smith tries the new modular SoundBlock system from the room treatment specialists GIK. More »

AUDIOVECTOR QR7 LOUDSPEAKERS REVIEW

Danish brand Audiovector launched their QR7 £4950 floorstanding loudspeakers at High End Munich earlier this year. Stuart Smith takes a listen.

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RAIDHO X1T LOUDSPEAKERS REVIEW

Raidho X1T is a two-way mini-monitor using a Tantalum coated mid/bass driver and a sealed ribbon tweeter – they cost €5800.

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HANA UMAMI RED PHONO CARTRIDGE REVIEW

Given all the excitement on social media about this cartridge, we thought we ought to get hold of one to have a play with.

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26. August 2022 · Comments Off on Rega Elicit Mk5 Integrated Amplifier · Categories: Amplifiers, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , , , ,

REGA ELICIT MK5 REVIEW

Ian Ringstead checks out the Rega Elicit Mk5 integrated amplifier for HiFi Pig.

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COPPICE AUDIO X1 LOUDSPEAKERS REVIEW

Janine Elliot takes a listen to the Coppice Audio’s standmount X1 loudspeakers that are created from sustainably sourced solid Ash in Malvern, UK. More »

11. August 2022 · Comments Off on Chord Electronics Anni Integrated Desktop Amplifier · Categories: Amplifiers, Headphones, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , , , ,

CHORD ELECTRONICS ANNI DESKTOP INTEGRATED DESKTOP AMPLIFIER REVIEW 

John Scott gives the £1300 Chord Electronics Anni a whirl in his desktop system but will he actually get any work done?Chord Electronics Anni Integrated Desktop Amplifier

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CUBE AUDIO JAZZON WIDEBAND LOUDSPEAKERS REVIEW

CUBE Audio Jazzon loudspeakers are a wideband design using proprietary drivers with Tapered Quarter Wave Tube loading. Stuart Smith takes a listen for HiFi Pig.

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07. July 2022 · Comments Off on Connected-Fidelity Unity Two Speaker Cable · Categories: Cables, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , ,

CONNECTED-FIDELITY UNITY TWO SPEAKER CABLE REVIEW

Ken Stokes takes a listen to the Unity Two speaker cables from UK-based Connected-Fidelity. More »

28. June 2022 · Comments Off on SYNTHESIS ROMA 117DC PREAMPLIFIER · Categories: Amplifiers, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , , ,

SYNTHESIS ROMA 117DC PREAMPLIFIER REVIEW

Janine Elliot takes a listen to the €4900, Italian-made Synthesis Roma 117DC preamplifier.

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14. June 2022 · Comments Off on Spirit Torino Radiante Headphones · Categories: Headphones, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , ,

SPIRIT TORINO RADIANTE HEADPHONES REVIEW

Alan McIntosh takes a listen to the Spirit Torino Radiante Headphones costing from £2199.

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10. June 2022 · Comments Off on Torus Power AVR2 Elite 8 CE  · Categories: Accessories, Cables, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , ,

TORUS POWER AVR2 ELITE 8 CE REVIEW

The Torus Power AVR2 Elite 8 CE is a power “conditioner” based around a toroidal transformer to effectively isolate the power going to your audio gear. Stuart Smith ditches his Time Machine and takes a trip with the Torus.

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MSB DISCRETE DAC REVIEW

The MSB Discrete DAC is an American made Digital to Analogue Converter costing €11,000 plus an extra €1650 for the second external power supply. This puts it up against some serious competition! How does it compare? Stuart Smith finds out. More »

10. May 2022 · Comments Off on HiFi Pig Magazine 2022 #1 · Categories: Hifi News · Tags: , ,

The latest edition of the HiFi Pig Magazine is out and it’s great! Packed with Interviews, Reviews, Music and more, you really don’t want to miss it.

Download your free copy now!

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ARYLIC S10 WIRELESS STREAMING PREAMPLIFIER

The Arylic S10 is a wireless streamer that is tiny and costs less than £70. Surely for that money it’s going to be crap? Let’s find out. More »

28. April 2022 · Comments Off on Elipson Music Centre Connect HD · Categories: Amplifiers, CD Players, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , , ,

ELIPSON MUSIC CENTRE CONNECT HD REVIEW

Linette Smith reviews what looks very much like a well-known brand of robotic carpet cleaner but is actually a ‘just add speakers’ one-box system that is anything but boxy. More »

NUPRIME OMNIA A300 SE REVIEW

NuPrime Omnia A300 SE is an all in one streaming amplifier with an onboard DAC. In short, it’s an all in one music machine for the twenty-first century, but what’s it like in use? Stuart Smith finds out for HiFi Pig.

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JADIS I70 INTEGRATED VALVE AMPLIFIER REVIEW

Jadis’ I70 Integrated Amplifier uses the KT170 valve/tube in a 50w per channel powerhouse of an amplifier that, with its stainless steel and gold finish, could only be from this French manufacturer. Stuart Smith takes a listen and is somewhat blown away.

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19. April 2022 · Comments Off on 3 Square Audio Ayal Loudspeakers · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , , ,

3 SQUARE AUDIO AYAL LOUDSPEAKERS REVIEW

British-made 3 Square Audio Ayal loudspeakers are a compact two-way, rear-ported design making use of novel materials, physical time-alignment, first-order crossovers and cost £1299. Ian Ringstead tries them out for HiFi Pig.

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CLOSER ACOUSTICS OGY LOUDSPEAKERS

The Closer Acoustic OGY loudspeakers are a small single-driver design that uses no crossover but do employ a transmission-line loading for the minuscule 4″ driver. They cost €1766 as tested. Stuart Smith takes a listen for HiFi Pig. More »

AVID HIFI BORON MC CARTRIDGE REVIEW

The AVID HIFI Boron Cartridge is a £4000 moving coil design using a boron cantilever and micro-ridge stylus. Stuart Smith bolts it onto one of his record players and takes a listen for HiFi Pig. More »