- Written by Edgar Kramer Edgar Kramer
- Category: Reviews Reviews
- Published: 01 August 2017 01 August 2017
As much as many consider the preamplifier to be the heart of a high-end audio system – direct feed from source notwithstanding as that is an entire new argument – the amplifier takes the blood that’s pumped from the heart and feeds it to our system in order to operate the mechanics of moving parts that transfer energy to the air, hence, making the sound of the music we hear and love. Audia Flight’s newest FSL series stereo power amplifier promises to ‘flow the blood’ in a most robust way…
Just landed on our shores and available for auditioning are the mythical-God-named Triton Reference flagship speakers from America’s GoldenEar Technology. Inkeeping with the svelte design of its stablemates, the Triton Reference speakers do, however, take the concept to another level.
After a long absence from the Australian market, Oracle Audio returns with its entry level Origine turntable bearing the Canadian company’s trademark design elements, pleasing aesthetics and turntable manufacturing experience.
The new-look Young Mk.III DAC/preamplifier is the latest offering from Italy’s digital mavens M2Tech and enhances the features set and performance of its highly-acclaimed predecessor.
The Australian Hi-Fi & AV Show returns to Sydney and will be staged by the Chester Group at one of the city’s most beautiful hotels, the InterContinental Sydney near the historic ‘The Rocks’ area.
German analogue specialist Acoustic Signature’s Ascona turntable with upgraded platter system is now available for audition at Sydney Hi-Fi Castle Hill in the western suburbs of Sydney.
From the German analogue specialist Clearaudio comes the Concept Active turntable incorporating a novel idea that will simplify your turntable-based system while promising the excellent performance derived from the company’s comprehensive turntable design experience.
Italian audio specialist Gold Note has just dropped its top-end preamplifier in the P-1000. The new preamplifier is full featured and will accept an optional digital-analogue-converter board capable of high-resolution file playback.
Digital network player and server specialist Lumin has just announced new 8.04 firmware update that makes its top-shelf A1 Network Player Roon Ready, as are all Lumin Network Players.
A perfect matching partner for the Audia Flight FLS4 stereo power amplifier (review to come soon), the new FLS1 balanced preamplifier is a generously-featured control unit with a modular design that can accept a number of optional extras.
- Written by Scott Campbell Scott Campbell
- Category: Reviews Reviews
- Published: 15 July 2017 15 July 2017
As a manufacturer, it must be incredibly difficult to not only keep ahead of the competition in the technology of products, but to also try and predict the needs and desires of the consumer. KEF has been at the front end of this race for more years than most. With a rich history dating back to before 1961, KEF has produced some of the most memorable speakers, drivers and components of the last 50. From the diminutive 1960's LS5/1a to the mighty MUON of today, KEF is a worldwide brand synonymous with quality sound. With the new LS50 Wireless KEF aims to encompass a new audience…