X-Files: Antipodes Audio Releases New X Series Music Servers

Digital music server manufacturer Antipodes Audio has re-imagined its entire range and announced the new X-Series products comprising of modular platforms at varying price points.

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Bauer Turntables Available in Australia

The turntable manufacturer pool in Germany is rather massive. It encompasses all types of designs from companies spanning from artisan cottage producers to very large corporations offering multiple lines across the gamut of price points. One of the smaller specialists is Bauer Audio.

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Digibit Aria Piccolo Gets a Plus

The new Aria Piccolo+ from Digibit is said to provide the ultimate music server solution for audiophiles with large music collections in the silver disc or file formats.

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Stax ‘Earspeaker’ Celebrates 80 Years

Iconic electrostatic maker Stax is celebrating its 80 year anniversary producing some of the very best personal audio products with the release of the new SR-L300 Limited ‘Earspeakers’. A companion SRM-353X BK ‘Driver’ (headphone amplifier in Stax-speak) has also been announced.

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New Monoblock Amplifier from Audio Research

Audio Research has just announced the release of the new Reference series REF160M monoblock amplifier which introduces a new industrial design and aesthetic, beautifully marrying the company’s classic themes with the latest in display technology.

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Go Figure - Chord Electronics' New App for Poly

Chord Electronics’ highly successful and very portable Poly music streamer has been given a bump-up in terms of functionality and usability via the slick-looking GoFigure dedicated configuration App.

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Audio Note-Kondo Japan Appoints New Australian Distributor

High-end iconic brand Audio Note-Kondo Japan has appointed Ultimate High-End as the new distributor in Australia.

Peter Vo, Founder of Ultimate High-End has been an admirer and owner of the products for some time and reached an agreement with the Audio Note Co. Japan management to form the new partnership to handle the superb and highly-regarded valve products in Australia.

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… And More Ground-Shaking Local Industry News

In photo: KEF Brand Ambassador Johan Coorg about to index Michael Di Meglio while Lawrence Chu, KEF General Manager for Asia Pacific, holds Di Meglio still.

It’s been announced that Michael Di Meglio, an important figure in the Australian Hi-Fi industry, has resigned from his current position at Advance Audio Australia.

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Musical Fidelity Launches New DAC

A new M6 series upmarket, yet well-priced, Digital-to-Analogue Converter has been announced by the UK’s high-end audio electronics specialist Musical Fidelity.

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OPPO to Cease Production

OPPO, the highly acclaimed digital specialist producer of award-winning universal disc player/streamer/DAC products has announced that it will cease production of its current digital player lines and its excellent head-fi products.

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Loudspeaker Specialist Grover Notting Launches New Website

Grover Notting, Australian manufacturer of globally-acclaimed studio monitoring systems, has launched a thoroughly revamped website (www.classicaudiodesigns.com.au) featuring comprehensive product information and detailing the innovative designs and developed engineering philosophies applied across the wide range of the company’s offerings.

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