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New Name

"Mastered for iTunes" becomes "Apple Digital Masters"

Apple had always been committed to high sound quality, but always refused to download or stream original HiRes files. This also applies to the new…

"True Freedom" instead of "True Wireless"

Klipsch T5 Neckband

It doesn't always have to be True Wireless. Instead, Klipsch's new "T5 Neckband"-In-Ears feature all the electronics, including the battery, in the…

Socket Strip with Display

Dynavox X7000

Dynavox presents the successor of the power strip X6000: the new one is called X7000, and unlike its predecessor it has an additional display which…

Power Socket with Noise Cancelling

iFi Audio PowerStation

We know the term "Active Noise Cancelling" from headphones. iFi has now transferred this technology to the socket strip.

Streaming Stereo Receiver

Marantz NR 1200

At the High End it was already seen as a prototype: in September Marantz brings a stereo receiver with network module and HDMI connections. The NR…

New Converter Chip

Hardware Upgrade for Ayre QB-9

It was one of the first D/A converters with asynchronous USB transfer from a PC: the QB-9 from Ayre Acoustics in Colorado.

New USB Cable

Chord Company "Epic"

The British cable specialist closes a gap in its USB cable range: the new "Epic" cable is priced between the Shawline and Signature USB wires.

Hi-Res Download

Qobuz: free [PIAS] sampler

In addition to the free trial month, Qobuz also offers regular promotions with free Hi-Res downloads.

Hardware Upgrade

Moon MiND 2

The Canadian manufacturer Moon offers a hardware upgrade to the current network module "MiND 2" for its network-compatible devices.

HiRes porti "all inclusive"

Cayin N6ii

The Chinese manufacturer Cayin is most known for its tube amplifiers, but is now becoming more and more a specialist for HiRes portable players as…

New Headphone Amp

Lake People G111

The manufacturer of professional equipment from Lake Constance presents a new headphone amplifier: the G111 takes on the legacy of the G100.

European Product Design Award

Dynaudio wins design award

Dynaudio received the "European Product Design Award" in the category "Media and Home Electronics" for two new loudspeakers: the Confidence 50…

DIN A4 Power Amp

Teac AP-505

Teac expands its mini component series "505 Reference" with a compact stereo power amplifier. It is called AP-505 and has the size of a DIN A4 sheet.

New Ribbon Speaker

Bohne Audio BB-8L

The "Lifestyle" series from Bohne Audio has been expanded: the BB-10L is now joined by the smaller, but otherwise similarly designed BB-8L two-way…

Brighten HiFi distributor for T+A

T+A enters Chinese Market

T+A, the high-end manufacturer based in Herford, Germany, is now focusing on the Asian market. Just recently, T+A signed a contract with a Korean…

Xiami Music will feature MQA

MQA expands to China

High-resolution music streaming is now also available to customers in China: the streaming service "Xiami Music" will offer music in MQA format in the…

"Valhalla" cables for "TD" series

Raidho with wiring from Nordost

The Danish loudspeaker specialist Raidho is now working together with the cable manufacturer Nordost.

Firmware Update

Roon Nucleus: now with ripping-option

The two music servers "Nucleus" and "Nucleus+" from Roon can now also rip CDs thanks to the latest firmware update.

Gramophone-Style Radio

Sangean Euphonic WR-45X

To its 45th anniversary, Sangean brings a VHF radio in the style of a gramophone with golden horn.


Naim Nait XS 3 and Supernait 3

As a streaming pioneer, Naim had already largely said goodbye to the record. However, the two new integrated amplifiers now come with phono inputs…

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