Joe was pretty excited (understatement), as was the rest of the test team, by what he described as "a piece of kit that, quite frankly, will blow your mind".
What followed was fevered speculation about what said item might be. Guesses ranged from a Blu-ray hard-disk recorder with twin Freesat HD tuners to a 3D holographic projector.
Nothing quite so futuristic, as it turns out: rather, a piece of hi-fi that has completely rewritten the rules in its class. Want to find out what this sensational product is? All is revealed here.