Written By: Gary Pearce

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REVIEW: LUXMAN L-505UXII INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER

Luxman's L505uXII is the Mark II version of the L-505uX Integrated Amplifier first released in 2011. Having owned a Luxman turntable in my youth, I was keen to see where the company was at in 2018. We take a closer look at this latest offering from Luxman

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MAG-LEV LEVITATING TURNTABLE NOW AVAILABLE IN NZ

Making an extremely eye-catching jump into the NZ vinyl marketplace is the Slovenian company MAG-LEV Audio.

Posted in: Hi-Fi

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KIWI AUDIO LUMINARIES SET TO ROCK THE ROCKIES

Kiwi companies Pureaudio and Design Build Listen are combining with US Distributor Old Forge Distribution to exhibit at the annual Rocky Mountain Audio Fest this coming weekend in Denver, Colorado. (Tower, Room 9004)

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KENNERTON AUDIO LANDS IN NZ FOR THE FIRST TIME

Headphone specialists Kennerton Audio Equipment have forged an excellent reputation amongst European Head-Fi aficionados for its range of dynamic and planar magnetic cans. The good news is they'll soon be available in New Zealand.

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REVIEW: MONITOR AUDIO STUDIO 2-WAY STAND MOUNT LOUDSPEAKERS

Over two decades later since StereoNET NZ's editor Gary Pearce's first experience with Monitor Audio, he revisits the Brit brand and discovers what's changed in that time its new Studio 2-way stand-mount loudspeakers.

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FOCAL SHARPENS ITS FOCUS WITH THREE NEW KANTA MODELS

French loudspeaker goliaths Focal have strengthened its Kanta range with three new designs, hot on the heels of the successful N°2 floorstander introduced last year.

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PURIST AUDIO DESIGN LANDS IN NZ

Making a splash in recent times as a newcomer to the NZ audio landscape is Auckland’s Soundwe NZ. Having secured the Amari and Holo Audio brands for local representation, they are now bringing the acclaimed Purist Audio Design range of cables ...

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RAPALLO UPS THE ANTE WITH POSH NEW DIGS

It’s not every day that HiFi/AV retailers build swanky new showrooms, so when this rare phenomenon occurs; it’s a pretty big deal.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Headphones Home Theatre Visual Lifestyle Integration Smart Homes & IoT Industry

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COME IN AND MAKE YOURSELF AT HOME IN STEREONET NZ’S FORUMS

One of StereoNET's benefits across its international network of sites is the online community it offers, linking enthusiasts and consumers together in one central place. From purchasing advice to moving on your old gear, the forums cater for all.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Headphones Home Theatre Visual Lifestyle Integration Technology Smart Homes & IoT Music

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HAND MADE BELGIAN MUSIC SERVERS LAND DOWN UNDER

Critical Sound, New Zealand's distributor of 432 EVO has announced the arrival later this year of the Belgian digital supremo’s latest Music Server/Digital Transport range.

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BLUSTREAM ANNOUNCES OPTICAL COPPER HDMI CABLES

Retro-fitting HDMI cables has never been an easy task but thanks to Blustream's new Optical Copper HDMI cables, the task is set to become a lot easier.

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PARMENTER SOUND CELEBRATES 20 YEARS WITH NEW PREAMP

Anniversaries are always a special occasion and to celebrate 20 years in business, Auckland based Parmenter Sound have unleashed its 20th Anniversary Edition valve line stage preamplifier.

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