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SME has announced its exit from the Tonearm business

SME, one of the world's leading turntable and tonearm manufacturers has announced that effective immediately, it will exit the OEM tonearm business.

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New owners and new life for Velodyne Subwoofers

Once regarded by many enthusiasts as the best subwoofers that money could buy, Velodyne Acoustics has been purchased by Germany-based Audio Reference.

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David Price Joins StereoNET as Editor-in-Chief, Global

Dedicated to delivering the very latest original content and to better serve our readers as StereoNET enjoys tremendous growth, we're pleased to announce the appointment of David Price as Editor-in-Chief.

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HIFI COLLECTIVE EMERGES AS GOOD NEWS STORY

In the dizzying merry-go-round that has been hi-fi distribution in Australia in recent times, a good news story has emerged with the formation of Melbourne-based HiFi Collective.

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HEAD-FI MARKET SHAKE-UP AS MRSPEAKERS LANDS NEW AUSSIE HOME

The Australian premium headphone market is witnessing a shake-up as high-end brand MrSpeakers appoints Advance Audio as Australian distributor.

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NEW WAY TO BUY TURNTABLES FROM PRO-JECT

Leading turntable manufacturer Pro-Ject is offering Australian consumers a fresh new way to access its range via click and collect from authorised retailers.

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SONOS EYES OFF LENBROOK FOR LEGAL STOUSH OVER BLUESOUND

Referred to by many as the 'Sonos Killer' when it first debuted in 2014, it is no wonder that Sonos, the pioneer of the multi-room wireless audio category vigorously defended itself when pushed by the launch of Denon's HEOS.

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LOEWE GOES BUST

Trying to compete with Far Eastern TV manufacturers has proven too difficult for German luxury TV brand Loewe which will cease operations July 1st.

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NEW HOME FOR HIGH-END HEADPHONE BRAND MEZE AUDIO

Popular high-end headphone brand Meze Audio from Romania has found a new home in Australia with Radiance Audio Visual.

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KEN DWYER & CONNECTED MEDIA LANDS BLUESOUND PROFESSIONAL

Industry stalwart Ken Dwyer and his newly formed distribution company, Connected Media, have been appointed the distribution rights to Bluesound Professional and its range of products in Australia and New Zealand.

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PURE MUSIC GROUP GIVES ATC LOUDSPEAKERS NEW LIFE IN AUSTRALIA

Melbourne-based Pure Music Group has secured Australian distribution of the UK's highly respected and multi-award winning ATC loudspeaker brand.

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COGWORKS APPOINTS PAUL CLARKE AS GENERAL MANAGER

There's no standing still for industry veteran Paul Clarke who has been appointed as General Manager of Queensland based distributor, Cogworks.

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NURANOW DISRUPTS HEADPHONE MARKET

Nura, the headphone brand that launched the world's first adaptive and smart headphones with Nuraphone has today announced its ground-breaking headphone subscription service.

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KEN ISHIWATA DEPARTS MARANTZ

After a celebrated career spanning 41-years, Ken Ishiwata is leaving Marantz.

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SOUND UNITED SETS SIGHTS ON ONKYO & PIONEER

Sound United has announced it has entered into a term sheet agreement to acquire Onkyo Corporation's consumer audio division, including the Onkyo, Pioneer, Pioneer Elite, and Integra brands.

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AUSTRALIA’S CEDIA+CONNECTED CONFERENCE IS GO

CEDIA, the leading global organisation and body overseeing the home technology industry have teamed up with the Connected network and publication to deliver an industry-leading conference for industry members next month.

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EXCLUSIVE: DALI FINDS NEW HOME AT AMBER TECHNOLOGY

Danish loudspeaker manufacturer Dali has found a new home in Australia with Sydney-based Amber Technology to relaunch the brand locally.

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