21. November 2023 · Comments Off on New Award Announced For HiFi Reviews · Categories: Hifi News · Tags: , , , ,

HiFi PiG ANNOUNCES BRAND NEW AWARD

You may have noticed in the latest review we have published, that the iFi iCan Phantom headphone amplifier has been awarded the Reviewer’s Preference award by Oscar, and we thought we ought to explain a little about why we have created this new award.

HiFi PiG ANNOUNCES BRAND NEW AWARD HiFi Pig reviewer's preference award

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T + A SOLITAIRE S430 LOUDSPEAKERS REVIEW

German manufacturer T + A’s Solitaire S430 loudspeakers are plumbed into the Hifi PiG reference system for a few weeks. How does this 25K loudspeaker perform?

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INNUOS PHOENIX USB REVIEW

Alan McIntosh first heard the concept behind the  Innuos Phoenix USB at the North West Audio and was so impressed he bought one. Here’s what he thought after he’d given it a proper listen in his reference system. More »

31. August 2023 · Comments Off on Titan Audio Ares Mains Block · Categories: Accessories, Cables, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , ,

TITAN AUDIO ARES MAINS BLOCK REVIEW

Eric van Spelde takes a listen to the £400 Titan Audio Ares mains block.Titan Audio Ares Mains Block

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MELCO N1-S38 REVIEW

In his Melco N1-S38 review, Chris Baillie takes a listen to the latest flagship server costing almost £12,000. Is it worth this not inconsiderable outlay?

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20. August 2023 · Comments Off on Musical Fidelity Nu-Vista 800.2 Integrated Amplifier · Categories: Amplifiers, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , , , ,

MUSICAL FIDELITY NU-VISTA 800.2 INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER REVIEW

Musical Fidelity release the latest iteration of their much loved Nu-Vista powerhouse integrated amplifier in the guise of the Nu-Vista 800.2. Janine Elliot takes a listen to the latest integrated amplifier for HiFi PiG.Musical Fidelity Nu-Vista 800.2 Integrated Amplifier
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HiFiMAN SVANAR WIRELESS HEADPHONE REVIEW

HiFiMAN Svanar are a wireless headphone costing $499 that aim to bring an audiophile level of sound but with the convenience of a wireless design. Oscar Stewart tries them out for HiFi PiG More »

08. August 2023 · Comments Off on Technics SU-GX70 Network Amplifier · Categories: Amplifiers, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , ,

TECHNICS SU-GX70 NETWORK AMPLIFIER REVIEW

HiFi PiG’s Stuart takes a listen to the Technics SU-GX70 Network Amplifier.Technics SU-GX70 Network Amplifier

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28. July 2023 · Comments Off on HiFiMAN Dekoni Cobalt Headphones · Categories: Headphones, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , ,

HiFiMAN DEKONI COBALT HEADPHONES REVIEW

Oscar Stewart takes a listen to the HiFiMAN Dekoni Cobalt headphones costing £499.HiFiMAN Dekoni Cobalt Headphones More »

BØRRESEN X3 LOUDSPEAKER REVIEW

Børresen X3 Loudspeakers are a €10,000 pair of speakers made by Audio Group Denmark. They look not wholly dissimilar to the company’s €250K M3s, but how do they sound?Børresen X3 Loudspeaker review

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14. July 2023 · Comments Off on Von Gaylord Audio Harmony Pre-amplifier · Categories: Amplifiers, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , ,

VON GAYLORD AUDIO HARMONY TUBE PREAMPLIFIER REVIEW

Janine Elliot takes a listen to the Von Gaylord Audio Harmony Pre-amplifier costing £5000. More »

EVERSOLO DMP-A6 REVIEW

Oscar Stewart takes a listen to the Eversolo DMP-A6 Streaming DAC costing £759.

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TELLURIUM Q STATEMENT 2 CABLES REVIEW

Tellurium Q is a British manufacturer of audio cables with a great reputation wherever we go in the world. In this review, Stuart will be taking a listen to their top-of-the-range Statement II (2) interconnects and loudspeaker cables. More »

29. June 2023 · Comments Off on JAVA HiFi Double Shot Integrated Amplifier · Categories: Amplifiers, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , ,

JAVA HiFi DOUBLE SHOT INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER REVIEW

Martin Bell is the owner of JAVA HiFi and if you venture over to their website the first page you come to boldly declares (well, actually it’s in a rather nice and fine font for the most part, but it is printed in upper case) “OUR AIM IS TO BRING MUSIC LOVERS CLOSER TO THE MUSIC THEY LOVE”.

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iFi NEO STREAM REVIEW

iFi Audio has been around for a few years now starting out mostly focusing on headphones and portable audio, they recently stepped into the streamer world due to the increased popularity of high-fidelity streaming services and devices. Released last September, this might not be the newest device in their line-up but it is still a very interesting piece of kit to look at and here‘s why.

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12. June 2023 · Comments Off on Vinius Audio TVC-05 SE Preamplifier · Categories: Amplifiers, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , , ,

VINIUS AUDIO TVC-05 MAGNETIC VOLUME CONTROL REVIEW

The Vinius Audio TVC-05 Special Edition is quite a specialized product in that it has just one input (XLR in this case), one output, and a volume knob. It’s taking the minimal approach to audio to the extreme, but how does it sound in the HiFi PiG reference system.

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INNUOS PULSE REVIEW

Innuos Pulse is a streaming device that is the Portuguese company’s update and improvement to their much-lauded Pulse Mini. Alan McIntosh takes a listen.

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26. May 2023 · Comments Off on Auralic Altair G1.1 Digital Audio Streamer · Categories: Computer audio and Streaming, D to A Converters, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , ,

AURALIC ALTAIR G1.1 DIGITAL AUDIO STREAMER REVIEW

As a long-time user of Auralic streamers, Stuart was keen to take a look and listen to this updated streaming DAC from the brand. More »

MUARAH MU-2 MM/MC TUBE PHONO PREAMPLIFIER REVIEW

Stuart takes a listen to this interesting tube phono preamplifier from Poland.Muarah MU-2 Phono Preamplifier More »

10. May 2023 · Comments Off on Blumenhofer Acoustics Tempesta 17 Loudspeakers · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , , ,

BLUMENHOFER ACOUSTICS TEMPESTA 17 LOUDSPEAKERS REVIEW

Alan McIntosh has been on the hunt for a new pair of speakers and finally decides on the Blumenhofer Acoustics Tempesta 17 horns. In this review, he tells us why.

 

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QUALIO IQ LOUDSPEAKERS REVIEW

Stuart takes a more detailed listen to the interesting OB speakers he first heard at last year’s Warsaw Audio Video event. More »

27. April 2023 · Comments Off on TAGA Harmony TCD 50 CD Player · Categories: CD Players, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , , ,

TAGA HARMONY TCD 50 CD PLAYER REVIEW

TAGA HARMONY TCD 50 CD player costs $444 plus taxes and is a fully-fledged, full-size CD player that whilst being budget-friendly, certainly seems to be well specified. Stuart takes a listen. More »

iFi AUDIO GO LINK REVIEW

iFi Audio GO Link is a £59 DAC dongle designed to get the very best sound out of your Android or iOS phone. Oscar Stewart takes a listen.

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26. April 2023 · Comments Off on XSA Vanguard Loudspeakers · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , ,

XSA VANGUARD LOUDSPEAKERS REVIEW

Costing $999 and sold direct, the Vanguard speakers from US brand XSA are a throwback to the classic British speaker Stuart recalls from his youth. How do they perform in the modern world? More »

Fiio K9 PRO ESS DAC HEADPHONE AND DAC REVIEW

Janine Elliot takes a listen to the £700 Fiio K9 PRO ESS headphone and DAC.

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