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WORLD’S FIRST MSB DISCRETE DAC LANDS AT AUDIO REFERENCE

Award-winning Californian digital audio specialist brand MSB Technology has shipped the very first of its new Discrete DACs to Devenport-based specialist retailer, Audio Reference.

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SGR AUDIO RELEASES NEWLY ENGINEERED RACK RANGE

SGR Audio forges ahead on its journey of innovation delivering world-class products, releasing an all-new range of Hi-Fi racks.

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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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DEVIALET SAMLAB WORKSHOPS IN NEW ZEALAND THIS MONTH

French luxury audio brand Devialet, combined with its New Zealand distributors, Interdyn, are coming to NZ this month to demonstrate its groundbreaking SAM (speaker active matching) technology for two exclusive events.

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KLIPSCH REFERENCE III SPEAKERS RELEASED

Klipsch is bringing some powerful upgrades to its Reference Line speakers still designed and assembled in the iconic factory in Hope, Arkansas, USA.

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ANTIPODES CX MUSIC SERVER NOW SHIPPING

Homegrown digital music server specialists Antipodes Audio is now shipping its CX Music Server that is said to have enough grunt to handle large music collections while maintaining very high sound quality.

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REGA GOES PLUS WITH ITS LATEST ENTRY-LEVEL TURNTABLE

Rega has introduced its new ‘Plug & Play’ Planar 1 PLUS turntable that makes getting into vinyl as easy as 0 to 33.3 in 30 seconds.

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WILSON BENESCH NOW AVAILABLE IN NEW ZEALAND

Wilson Benesch has appointed Audio Reference as its distributor for the New Zealand market. Truth is, the Sheffield, UK based manufacturer is one of the most advanced brands, using state of the art technologies to design and products its products.

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LUXMAN IS IN GOOD HANDS IN NEW ZEALAND

Luxman is one of the oldest and most prestigious brands in HiFi, established in 1925. Luxman proudly boasts that many of their products are still in operation today even after many decades of use; proof that Luxman is a company focused on the ...

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WORLD CLASS ACOUSTICS BRAND SONITUS NOW AVAILABLE IN NZ

Convoy, a leading distributor of hi-fi and audio-visual products in Australia and New Zealand, has announced they are launching the world-class acoustics solutions brand, Sonitus Acoustics in New Zealand.

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PERREAUX’S NEW OWNER IS LIVING THE DREAM

New Zealand-based but world-renowned Hi-Fi brand Perreaux is set for a new lease of life thanks to the enthusiasm-injection from new owner Edwin Nieman.

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ARCAM ANNOUNCES AFFORDABLE INTEGRATED AMPS AND SACD PLAYER

The newly owned HARMAN boutique audio brand Arcam has an enviable track record when it comes to disc players and integrated amplifiers.

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REVIEW: Q ACOUSTICS CONCEPT 500 FLOORSTANDING LOUDSPEAKERS

This year, Q Acoustics has been all about its new 3000i range, but the big news at the end of 2017 was the arrival of the flagship Concept 500 – their most advanced and costliest loudspeaker yet. We take a closer look.

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INTERDYN WINS AWARDS FOR PMC

Iconic loudspeaker manufacturer PMC recently recognised leading distributor Interdyn for its achievements in the New Zealand and Australian Hi-Fi markets.

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BURSON AUDIO RELEASES ULTRA-CUTE PRE AND POWER AMPLIFIER

In a world populated by components that look like they’ve been on steroids, Melbourne's Burson Audio and its designs stand out by their very compact footprints.

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NAD ELECTRONICS CATERS FOR THE HUMBLE CD

NAD Electronics has announced its new C 538, an affordable CD Player. While the world may be moving towards music streaming, NAD is not giving up on the humble compact disc just yet.

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ISOTEK RELEASES NEW POWER PRODUCTS

IsoTek showed its dazzling EVO3 Nova and other new products to pundits at Munich's High End Show this this month and the reception was overwhelming.

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