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MARANTZ RELEASES EXCITING NEW SR8012 FLAGSHIP AV AMPLIFIER

When a brand like Marantz announces their new flagship, enthusiasts take notice. Without a doubt, AV Receivers of recent years have been all about jam-packing them full of features, functions, and codecs. But at what cost?

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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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PRO-JECT AUDIO SYSTEMS BUYS OUT MUSICAL FIDELITY

The biggest news out of this year’s High End Show in Munich isn’t a product. It’s Pro-Ject’s acquisition of Musical Fidelity (MF).

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MONITOR AUDIO’S STUDIO SPEAKERS TO FEATURE IN MUNICH

Monitor Audio’s rather splendid Studio stand mount speakers will be appearing at this year’s Munich High-End show next week.

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AUDIO-TECHNICA’S 33 1/3 REVOLUTION

Audio-Technica’s latest vinyl spinner is a nicely priced and substantially built beauty called rather neatly, the AT-LP7.

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A NEW LEASE OF LIFE FOR THORENS

It’s a big week in analog news as Thorens’ new Managing Director, Gunter Kürten, takes control of the company and moves it to Bergisch Gladbach, Germany.

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AUDIO-TECHNICA RELEASES ATH-M50XBB LIMITED EDITION HEADPHONES

No really, when we write yet again about Audio-Technica’s M50x headphone, it feels like we’re extras in the movie Ferris Beuller’s Day Off.

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HI-FI RACKS ANNOUNCES NEW OMNIUM8 RACK

At next week's High End Show in Munich, Germany, Hi-Fi Racks Ltd have proudly informed StereoNET they will be unveiling a brand new product range known as Omnium8.

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NZ’S ANTIPODES AUDIO SENDS NEW RANGE GLOBAL

Suddenly things changed for Antipodes Audio. All of under two months ago we highlighted Antipodes Audio's new servers and model updates. Then out of the wild blue yonder, a key supplier went to the wall leaving significant models tottering on an ...

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IFI AUDIO’S XDSD PORTABLE DAC AVAILABLE SOON

iFi Audio has announced the availability of xDSD, an MQA-optimised DAC/Amplifier that works equally well as an ultra-portable or home-based device.

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Q ACOUSTICS ANNOUNCES NEW 3000I SPEAKER RANGE

It’s April already, which for those in Britain can only mean two things – Spring has finally sprung, and it’s also a perfect time for Q Acoustics to announce the successor to their award-winning 3000 series of loudspeakers.

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TECHNICS PULLS THE PLUG ON HI-RES DOWNLOADS

We love streaming but still hanker after owning our music. Consequently, our hard drives are loaded with many hundreds of hi-res downloads from all over the globe. Just one obscure Jackson Browne album made if from Technics Tracks, so with this ...

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TELLURIUM Q RECEIVES ROYAL ACCOLADE

The results are in, and StereoNET is delighted to announce that our friends at Tellurium Q have received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2018.

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TARA LABS ANNOUNCES NEW APOLLO EXTREME CABLE SERIES

For over thirty years, TARA Labs has been at the forefront of high-performance audio cables. The Oregon, USA based brand this week announced its new Apollo Extreme cable range.

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JBL GOES BACK TO THE FUTURE WITH TRIO OF NEW MODELS

American loudspeaker pioneers JBL have been busy of late with a slew of new stand-mount speakers set for immediate release.

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SUMIKO RENEWS ITS PHONO CARTRIDGE RANGE

Sumiko's new sextet of phono cartridges is sure to make beautiful music on the end of a nice tonearm. Sumiko cartridges are always musical and are highly prized for their high-quality sound.

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STAX 80TH ANNIVERSARY LIMITED EDITION RELEASE AVAILABLE SOON

Stax’s domination of the electrostatic headphone market is deservedly comprehensive. As if on cue, this Japanese headphone specialist has unveiled a model that’s a little something special to celebrate the company’s 80th birthday.

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