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YAMAHA EMBRACES VINYL AGAIN WITH MORE TURNTABLES

Following the recent news announcing the flagship GT-5000 turntable from Yamaha, at IFA 2018 in Berlin last week Yamaha announced two additional vinyl spinners to complete the range.

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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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TWO DAYS OF AUDIOPHILE BLISS AT AUDIO REFERENCE THIS MONTH

Audio Reference, one of Auckland's premier specialist Hi-Fi outlets are holding a weekend sure to please the senses of audiophiles September 15th - 16th.

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IFI AUDIO IS BACK WITH ITS PRO IDSD HI-RES WIFI DAC, PREAMP AND HEADPHONE AMP

Digital music lovers, iFi Audio, has just announced its new Pro iDSD which is a hi-res DAC/preamp, Wi-Fi streamer and headphone amp.

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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.

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YAMAHA BRINGS BACK THE HIGH-END

Off the back of the success of the NS-5000, Yamaha has today announced a suite of flagship models, including the GT-5000 turntable, C-5000 pre-amplifier, and M-5000 power amplifier, each pushing the boundaries and showcasing Yamaha's capabilities ...

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NEW RANGE AND NEW DISTRIBUTOR FOR SUMIKO

Sumiko's new sextet of phono cartridges is sure to make beautiful music on the end of a nice tonearm thanks to New Zealand's new distributor, Sound Group.

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NEW 600 SERIES LOUDSPEAKER RANGE ANNOUNCED BY B&W

Bowers & Wilkins has announced its new 600 Series speaker range that includes stand-mounts, floor-standers and a matching centre channel speaker and comes in at affordable pricing.

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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.

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IT’S A GOOD TIME TO BUY BLUESOUND

Bluesound, the emerging king of wireless multiroom audio systems is running a special offer across the month of August.

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ACCUPHASE RELEASES A TRIO OF NEW MODELS

Japan does have an audio equivalent of McIntosh and the brand is called, Accuphase.

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DYNAVECTOR KARAT 17DX AND 10X5 MKII CARTRIDGES RING IN THE CHANGES

Time stood still for a brief moment as I took in the news that Dynavector had updated its desirable 10X5 phono cartridge.

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SONUS FABER’S SONETTO SPEAKERS ARE MUSICAL PRODIGIES

Italian marquee speaker brand Sonus faber could launch new models on Mars, and the reception would still be huge and positive back on planet earth.

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LAST CHANCE TO OWN MAGICO Q1 MINI MONITORS

Magico has announced it will soon cease production of its famed Q1 2-way stand mount loudspeaker.

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SGR AUDIO RELEASES LIMITED EDITION AMPLIFIER UPGRADE

SGR Audio’s sweet-sounding active speakers are now even better, if that’s possible for what was already a dazzling series of high-end active speakers.

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ARTNOVION ACOUSTIC PANELS IN NEW ZEALAND

Acoustic treatment of listening spaces can be one of the most cost-effective and rewarding upgrades you can make. Thanks to Interdyn NZ, Portugese acoustic solutions specialists Artnovion and its products will soon be available in New Zealand.

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