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AVM Ovation PH 8.3

Phono-Preamp Test

AVM Ovation PH 8.3 Review

You can always get what you want – With the brand new Ovation PH 8.3, AVM launches a phono preamplifier of the highest class, which can also be…

| Michael Lang
Transrotor TRA 9/2.1

Tonearm Test

Transrotor TRA 9/2.1 Review

Eagerly Awaited – Transrotor has been building turntables for around 45 years. Now, the analog specialist presented its first tonearm. It was a long…

| Matthias Böde
MC Pickup Hana Umami Red

Phono MC Cartridge Test

Hana Umami Red Review

Refined Taste – Since its debut in 2016, the Japanese brand Hana has quickly become a gourmet tip among connoisseurs of analog technology. Now, they…

| Matthias Böde
Thorens TD124DD

Turntable Test

Thorens TD124DD Review

A Bold Choice – In manufacturing this replica of the famous TD124, Thorens is venturing into perhaps the greatest legend of its glorious analog…

| Matthias Böde
Clearaudio Smart Matrix Silent

Vinyl Record Cleaning Machine Test

Clearaudio Smart Matrix Silent Review

Cleaning Power on Silent Paws – Clearaudio's Smart Matrix Silent cleans vinyl records and makes hardly any sound in doing so. While testing, we even…

| Matthias Böde
Dual CS 800

Turntable Test

Dual CS 800 Review

Dancer in the Storm – For many years now, Dual has been making turntables deep in Germany´s Black Forest, including the brand new CS 800. STEREO payed…

| Michael Lang
Vertere DG-1

Turntable Test

Vertere DG-1 Dynamic Groove Review

The Free Play of Forces – The DG-1 Dynamic Groove from Vertere differs from the norm in many respects. Does that mean, it is better? Our test will…

| Matthias Böde
Thorens TD1601

Turntable Test

Thorens TD1601 Review

Back to the Top – The TD1601 looks like it came from a time gone by, traditionally places the record on a spring-loaded sub-chassis – and can deliver…

| Matthias Böde
Goldring Ethos

Phono Cartridge Test

Goldring Ethos Review

Rewarding Work Ethos – Goldring's new MC cartridge Ethos is handcrafted and -tuned. STEREO wanted to find out how the effort translates into…

| Matthias Böde
Brinkmann Taurus

Turntable Test

Brinkmann Taurus Review

Body and Soul – The Brinkmann Taurus turntable has a body that is as beautiful as it is technically advanced. Its musical soul sits however mostly in…

| Matthias Böde
Dual CS465

Turntable Test

Dual CS465 Review

Self-Service? Full Service! – With the new Dual CS465, all you have to do is put the record on and flip it over. The fully automatic turntable cares…

| Matthias Böde
SME Model 12

Turntable Test

SME Model 12 Review

SME at its best – Wow! This looks fantastic! As a successor to the Model 10, the English analog specialist SME presents the new Model 12 turntable,…

| Matthias Böde
Luxman PD-151, D-N 150 & SQ-N 150

Turntable, CD-Player & Integrated Amp Test

Luxman PD-151, D-N 150 & SQ-N 150 Review

"L" is for Lover – It is an audiophile declaration of love en miniature: Luxman's new 150-series player/amp combination. Together with the PD-151…

| Matthias Böde
Pro-Ject X1

Turntable Test

Pro-Ject X1 Review

With the X1, Pro-Ject goes back to its roots and underlines the recipe for success that has been cultivated ever since and which started everything…

Perpetuum Ebner PE4040 MKII

Turntable Test

Perpetuum Ebner PE4040 MKII Review

Perpetuum Ebner has upgraded its top turntable PE4040 to the MKII version. Its suspended chassis remained, but additionally it got a few great gifts…

Cambridge Audio Alva TT

Turntable Test

Cambridge Audio Alva TT Review

Vinyl passion over radio waves – is that even possible? Yes it is! The Cambridge Audio Alva TT can also send its signals via Bluetooth as an…

Acoustic Solid Solid 111 Metall

Turntable Test

Acoustic Solid Solid 111 Metall Review

All or nothing at all? Not a question with the Solid 111 Metall from Acoustic Solid. You can easily get started and just add more later on – or you…

Technics SL-1500C

Turntable Test

Technics SL-1500C Review

No more excuses! With the new SL-1500C, Technics presents a new convenient all-in-one turntable for all those who are eager to listen to vinyl…

AVM R 5.3

Turntable Test

AVM R 5.3 Review

The German manufacturer AVM has now added two turntables to its product range. They have been developed entirely by AVM themselves. We are testing the…

Thorens TD 202

Turntable Test

Thorens TD202 Review

No other brand better represents the sophisticated turntable at an affordable price than Thorens. The new owner wants to continue the great tradition…

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