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BRISTOL NEWS: Naim launches long-awaited phono stage and new mains cable

Andrew Everard Fri, 22 Feb 2008, 11:02am

  In the week that Naim announced its collaboration with Bentley to make high-end in-car systems for the luxury motor manufacturer, the company is showing it's also been busy in its core market: at the Sound & Vision show it's ...

BRISTOL NEWS: Welcome to the Bristol Sound and Vision Show 2008!

Andy Clough Fri, 22 Feb 2008, 9:27am

The What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision team has been up half the night putting the finishing touches to our stand, and everything's now in place for when the doors to the show open at 10am today. We've got a fantastic demo in store, with ...

BRISTOL NEWS: See you at the show!

Andy Clough Thu, 21 Feb 2008, 2:32pm

The van is packed and the What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision team is heading down the M4 to Bristol, ready to kit out our demo room with the latest high-tech systems. The show opens tomorrow (February 22) at 10am and runs until Sunday at 5pm. ...

BRISTOL NEWS: Mordaunt-Short celebrates its 40th birthday with Limited Edition Performance 6 speakers

Andy Clough Thu, 21 Feb 2008, 12:29pm

We'll be expecting cake and Champagne from Mordaunt-Short at Bristol this weekend, as the company is celebrating its 40th anniversary. To mark the occasion, the speaker specialist is unveiling a Limited Edition of its flagship Performance ...

BRISTOL NEWS: Arcam Solo Mini makes public debut at Bristol Show

Andy Clough Thu, 21 Feb 2008, 10:52am

Arcam's 'Mini' Solo system will go on show to the public for the first time tomorrow when the doors open for the 2008 Bristol Sound & Vision Show. The stereo Solo Mini is smaller and sleeker than the full-size Solo, and costs ...

Are you one in 10,000?

Andrew Everard Wed, 20 Feb 2008, 5:56pm

We're getting near to having 10,000 users signed up for our Forums, and we're a bit excited by the whole thing, frankly! So if you're reading this and you haven't registered for the Forums yet, why not sign up now? We're ...

NEWS: Icon Audio upgrades its Stereo 40 amp

Andrew Everard Wed, 20 Feb 2008, 5:12pm

This is the MkII version of the prosaically-named Stereo 40 amplifier from British company Icon Audio. The new £899 model draws on the features and developments involved in the upmarket Stereo 60, to create what the company calls "a ...

NEWS: Yamaha launches £1000 stereo SACD player

Andrew Everard Wed, 20 Feb 2008, 3:20pm

Yamaha's one of the many major Japanese companies undergoing a bit of a two-channel renaissance at the moment – and to prove it, here's the new CD-S2000, a stereo SACD/CD player. Selling for £1000, it's designed to complement the ...

BRISTOL NEWS: Meet TV presenter Jason Plato at this weekend's show

Andrew Everard Tue, 19 Feb 2008, 3:43pm

Whether you want to ask how the KEF Reference speakers sound, or if he'd rather have been driving the Cayman in this week's Fifth Gear shoot-out, you can meet TV presenter and Touring Car racer Jason Plato at this weekend's Sound ...

EXCLUSIVE REVIEW! Our verdict on the Philips WACS7500 wireless music system

Andy Clough Mon, 18 Feb 2008, 2:13pm

As promised, we'll continue to bring you a selection of exclusive product reviews on whathifi.com, ahead of publication in the magazine. This week we've been running our fingers (and ears) over the new version of Philips's ...