This year's Munich High End Show buzzed with the usual mix of the exotic and sensible where high-end hi-fi is concerned.
Neat Acoustics has revealed a new floorstanding speaker at the Munich High End Show. The Momentum SX7i speakers are due on sale next month and are expected to cost around £8000.
Devialet has revealed a lot more about the technology behind its ambitious Phantom wireless speaker at the Munich High End Show. This unit is available in two versions, differentiated by price and power output.
French speaker giant Focal has introduced a new high-end range of speakers called Sopra. It fits between the company's established Electra and Utopia lines, and currently consists of two models, the rather imaginatively titled No.1 and No.2.
T+A's new R Series features two integrated amplifiers, a CD/network player and a turntable, and uses technology based on the company's high-end HV range.
Canadian high-end manufacturer Classé has announced Sigma, a new entry-level series that sits below the established Delta products in terms of price. The Sigma range consists of two power amplifiers and a 7.1 channel cinema processor/preamp.
Introducing our nine favourite sets of speakers this year, with prices ranging from £200 to £2500. Our Award-winning speakers include products from B&W, Wharfedale, PMC and Q Acoustics.
Parasound has launched an upgraded version of its much-liked Zdac digital-to-analogue converter. The company has kept the fundamentals of the original electronic design but has taken the opportunity to improve connectivity and the headphone amplifier circuit.
McIntosh has shown two new transistor-based power amplifiers at CEDIA Expo 2014. By the company's standards these are entry-level units with the MC152 stereo amp weighing in at $4500 and the monobloc MC301 costing $5000.
High-end digital specialist Wadia has introduced two new products into its entry-level Series 1 range. The first is the di122, a well equipped digital-to-analogue converter, which handles music streams of up to 24bit/384kHz, as well as supporting DSD 5.6 through its USB input. The Wadia also has four SPDIF inputs (split evenly between optical and coax) that support 24bit/192kHz signals.
Parasound has just launched a 'game changing' 12-channel amplifier at the CEDIA Expo held in Denver, Colorado.
Cambridge Audio has unveiled its new DacMagic XS digital-to-analogue converter and headphone amp, housed in a tiny aluminium case
The What Hi-fi? Sound and Vision 2013 have been revealed, and the best CD players category comprises three best in class winners from £350 to £1695
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