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NEWS: Eton Sound promises better DAB reception

Andy Clough Wed, 1 Aug 2007, 9:55am

The quality of DAB reception has been a long-running matter of debate on our Forums, and now US company Eton Sound says it's addressing the problem with its new 102 DAB/FM clock radio. It features a high-sensitivity digital Phased-Locked ...

NEWS: Advance Acoustic crosses the Channel

Andrew Everard Tue, 31 Jul 2007, 3:47pm

This is where the hi-fi section of this website becomes the 'ee-fee' section, with the arrival of a whole range of products from Toulouse-based Advance Acoustic. The line-up, distributed in the UK for the first time, includes CD ...

NEWS: Pure upgrades its original sub-£100 DAB radio

Andrew Everard Tue, 31 Jul 2007, 12:02pm

Anyone up for a game of 'spot the difference'? This is the new Pure Digital Evoke-1S, the latest version of the model that first broke the £100 price barrier for portable DAB radios. It builds on the success of the Evoke-1XT, which has ...

NEWS: Arcam's musical man aims for monster hit

Clare Newsome Tue, 31 Jul 2007, 9:39am

Arcam's brand manager, Geoff Meads, is switching Solo systems for sung solos this week, as a musical he's co-written hits the stage and becomes the first ever show to be broadcast live on Secondlife.com. Joined at the Heart, ...

NEWS: Ministry in-car audio goes all Sheilas Wheels

Clare Newsome Mon, 30 Jul 2007, 11:38am

Another week, another pink product... This time it's a Ministry of Sound in-car CD tuner – the snappily named MOSCA110MP3P. Also available in black, the system promises 4x40W output from its CD player (which also offers MP3, WMA and ...

NEWS: Marantz takes hi-fi to new heights

Andy Clough Fri, 27 Jul 2007, 4:43pm

We've just reviewed Marantz's flagship SACD/CD player, the £5000 SA-7S1, in the Temptation section of our September issue - contrary to what you may have read elsewhere, other magazines don't have an exclusive on it - and now the ...

NEWS: Naim powers trend-bucking East London record store

Andrew Everard Fri, 27 Jul 2007, 11:05am

With the world telling you that sales of music on disc are in decline, opening a new record and CD store might seem a pretty daft idea. But that's just what London-based Rough Trade is doing, with a new 5000sq ft (420sq m) shop in a converted ...

NEWS: JVC and Kenwood move closer to merger

Andrew Everard Wed, 25 Jul 2007, 5:18pm

Last weekend, in a statement to the Japanese press, Kenwood acknowledged that it had been in talks with JVC, but had no further information to deliver. Yesterday it was announced in Tokyo that the two companies are bringing together their home ...

NEWS: Bush CD/DAB clock radio brings a spot of tactile rubber to the bedroom

Andrew Everard Tue, 24 Jul 2007, 1:00pm

You know those presenters who always start an item with "Now I don't know about you, but..." or "If you're like me..."? Well, if you're like us you're probably already sniggering at the implications of a ...

NEWS: Roberts DABbles in the black arts

Clare Newsome Thu, 19 Jul 2007, 3:06pm

'Roberts gets mean and moody' says the press release, but we're not falling for that - about as likely as that BBC story about the Queen having a tiara tantrum... What we actually have here is yet another new DAB radio from Her ...