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BluOS supports Amazon Music HD

The wireless multroom streaming platform BluOS already supports the new, high-resolution streaming service Amazon Music HD.

Brexit also affects the HiFi industry

British newcomer closes doors

Mitchell & Johnson, a relatively young hi-fi manufacturer from the United Kingdom, will cease operations with immediate effect.

With Neckband

Two-way in-ears from Sony

Of course, Sony also offers true-wireless in-ears, but not everyone likes these completely unattached plugs. That's why they are launching the Sony…

Digitize your records

Phono-Preamp with A/D-converter

Unison Research from Italy introduces a phono preamplifier with integrated A/D converter, which digitizes the vinyl signals in high resolution (up to…

Super light turntable

All new Rega Planar 10

Compared to its predecessor RP 10, Rega has developed the new "Planar 10" from scratch – but has of course remained true to its principles.

With 2-way Bluetooth

Affordable integrated amp from Norway

With the new integrated amplifier ECI-80D from the "Classic Line", Electrocompaniet from Norway is addressing younger music listeners in particular.

For 15 Euro a month

Amazon streams in HD

Lossless music streaming becomes mainstream! None other than Amazon now offers the optional service "Amazon Music HD".


Deezer wants to fairly pay artists

Musicians frequently complain that they earn hardly anything from streaming. This is especially true for the lesser-known artists, while the top acts…

„Formation Flex“

Bowers & Wilkins expands multiroom system

Until now, B&W's "Formation" system has consisted of the "Duo" loudspeaker pair, the "Wedge" dual-channel loudspeaker, a subwoofer, a sound bar and…

Record music from streaming-services

Audials can record Hi-res

In the new version 2020, the stream-recording software Audials can now record HiRes streams, such as Tidal's "master" files, with 96 kHz clock rate in…


DALI: first ever headphones

For the first time in its 35-year history, the Danish loudspeaker specialist DALI is now launching headphones. They are called DALI IO-4 (300 Euros)…

1200 Euros

Technics' first in-ears

At the IFA, Technics presented their first ever in-ear headphones. Their name is EAH-TZ700 and they are expected to be launched in December for a…

Farwell to the WM-Port

Sony-Walkman with USB-C

For years, Sony has always equipped its Walkman players with the proprietary WM port for connecting to a PC. At the IFA the first Walkman players with…

CXA61, CXA81

Cambridge-amp with USB-B

Update of the CX series: the new integrated amplifier Cambridge CXA61 (900 Euro) is now additionally equipped with a USB-B port for the PC and an…

MA 352

Hybrid integrated amplifier from McIntosh

A feast for the eyes of tube fans: McIntosh has placed the four tubes in the preamplifier of the new MA 352 integrated amp right at the front, even…

„Studio Slim“

Super slim soundbar with subwoofer

Definitive Technology offers a set consisting of a 5 cm high soundbar and a wireless subwoofer.


Affordable Focal-Speakers

Focal not only builds really expensive loudspeakers, but now launches the Chora series - a new generation of high-quality yet affordable loudspeakers.…

Set for 7000 Euros

HighEnd from Sony: near field monitor

Sony not only builds little Bluetooth speakers for the mainstream market, but also really sophisticated and accordingly expensive high-end products –…


Braun-Comeback – as all-in-one

The British manufacturer "Pure" is known for its DAB radios – now it has acquired a license to use the "Braun" brand and revives design elements of…

„Move“ with Bluetooth

Outside Sonos-speakers

Demand for multi-room components is declining, while Bluetooth speakers are booming. Multiroom-pioneer Sonos is therefore integrating Bluetooth for…

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