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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31. March 2023 · Comments Off on Campfire Solaris Stellar Horizon IEMs · Categories: Headphones, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , , , , ,

CAMPFIRE AUDIO SOLARIS STELLAR HORIZON IEM REVIEW

The Campfire Audio Solaris Stellar Horizon are an expensive in-ear monitor that promises a great deal sonically and is presented in a suitably luxurious package. But how do they perform in the real world? More »

31. March 2023 · Comments Off on Matrix Audio Element X2 Streamer/DAC/Preamp · Categories: Computer audio and Streaming, D to A Converters, Headphones, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , , ,

MATRIX AUDIO ELEMENT X2 STREAMER/DAC/PREAMPLIFIER REVIEW

In his first review for HiFi PiG, Oscar Stewart takes a listen to the Matrix Audio Element X2 Streamer/DAC/Preamp.

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17. March 2023 · Comments Off on Final ZE8000 In Ears · Categories: Headphones, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , , , ,

FINAL ZE8000 REVIEW

Costing £299, the FINAL ZE8000 IEMs are a Bluetooth IEM with a few innovative features. Janine Elliot gives them a whirl. More »

21. February 2023 · Comments Off on PSB PASSIF 50 LOUDSPEAKERS · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , ,

PSB PASSIF 50 LOUDSPEAKERS REVIEW

Dan Worth takes a listen to the PSB Passif 50, a £2500 loudspeaker that has more than a hint of nostalgia in its design. More »

17. February 2023 · Comments Off on Metronome Le Player 4 And Le DAC 2 · Categories: CD Players, Computer audio and Streaming, D to A Converters, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , , ,

MÉTRONOME LE PLAYER 4 AND LE DAC 2 REVIEW

We take a listen to French brand Metronome’s latest CD/streamer and DAC combination.

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JAMO STUDIO7 15B LOUDSPEAKERS REVIEW

Jamo’s Studio7 15B is a compact little two-way affair that costs £449. Janine Elliot takes a listen.

 

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18. January 2023 · Comments Off on JADIS I300 Integrated Amplifier · Categories: Amplifiers, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , , , ,

JADIS I300  INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER REVIEW

The Jadis I300 is a 300B integrated amplifier with the power tubes in a push-pull configuration. Stu takes a listen.

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06. January 2023 · Comments Off on Revival Audio Atalante 5 Loudspeakers · Categories: Hifi News, Hifi Reviews, Loudspeakers. · Tags: , , , , ,

REVIVAL AUDIO ATALANTE 5 LOUDSPEAKERS

Revival Audio is a relatively new french company with two products to their name; the Atalante 3 and the much larger Atalante 5 that we have here. They cost €4490/£4490 plus £399 for the stands.

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DIAPASON KARIS III LOUDSPEAKERS

Diapason is an Italian loudspeaker manufacturer, and in this review Alan McIntosh gives their £4000 Karis III standmounters a listen. More »

14. December 2022 · Comments Off on Nuprime LPS-205 Linear Power Supply · Categories: Accessories, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , ,

NUPRIME LPS-205 LINEAR POWER SUPPLY REVIEW

Chris Baillie takes a look at the Nuprime LPS-205 Linear Power Supply. More »

13. December 2022 · Comments Off on NVA INT400 INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER · Categories: Amplifiers, Hifi News, Hifi Reviews · Tags: , , , ,

NVA INT400 INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER REVIEW

Richard Dunn passed away in 2019 but his legacy and products live on with new owners who are keen to maintain many of his core values with regard to amplifier design. Janine Elliot takes a listen to the UK-based company’s INT400 integrated amplifier costing £3500 and coming with its own loudspeaker cables. More »

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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