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MCINTOSH RELEASES THE RS200 WIRELESS LOUDSPEAKER SYSTEM

It’s a wireless loudspeaker system like no other! Incomparable is probably the best way to describe McIntosh’s foray into the Wireless Loudspeaker genre with its monolithic RS200 model.

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DEVIALET NAMES AQIPA AS NEW DISTRIBUTOR FOR NEW ZEALAND

French luxury audio brand Devialet has announced Melbourne-based Aqipa as its new exclusive Australia and New Zealand distributor effective 31st March 2019.

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POWER YOUR SYSTEM WITH ISOTEK’S NEW EVO3 CABLES

The long-awaited EVO3 Initium and EVO3 Premier power cables from the gurus at IsoTek in England have arrived in New Zealand.

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NAD ANNOUNCES M10 MASTERS BLUOS STREAMING AMPLIFIER

NAD Electronics has unveiled a new and unique Masters Series product, the M10. The BluOS enabled amplifier can serve as the heart of a quality whole-home system.

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RUARK LAUNCHES STYLISH R5 MUSIC SYSTEM

Ruark have launched its R5 High Fidelity Music System which is fantastic news if you fancied their R7 radiogram but don't have the room.

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PRO-JECT EMBRACES NEXT-GEN MUSIC STREAMING

Pro-Ject may have built a foundation based on its high-performance turntables but with a complete range of Hi-Fi electronics, its latest release, the Stream Box S2 Ultra, proves that it's a cutting-edge company in the world of modern Hi-Fi.

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NAD ELECTRONICS C 658 BLUOS STREAMING DAC LANDS IN FEB

First shown at the Melbourne International Hi-Fi Show in October last year, the NAD Electronics C 658 BluOS Streaming DAC will arrive in New Zealand next month.

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WISA-COMPATIBLE TVS REMOVE THE NEED FOR WIRES OR AN AV RECEIVER

Imagine an eight-channel surround sound system supporting 24-bit/96kHz digital audio quality, all without speaker cables or an AV receiver all pieced together with products from several different brands.

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BLUESOUND GEN2 WIRELESS MULTI-ROOM AUDIO CLEARANCE SALE

With the release of Bluesound's Generation 2i range of products, there's never been a better time to snap up some of the previous generation (Gen 2) range of multi-room, hi-res audio products.

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2019 STEREONET MELBOURNE HI-FI SHOW DATES ANNOUNCED

The Australian Hi-Fi Show in Melbourne and organised by StereoNET is emerging as a must-see event on the global Hi-Fi Show calendar, and 2019 will be no exception.

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DIRAC LIVE INTRODUCES BASS MANAGEMENT

The Swedish sound pioneers, Dirac, have today announced that they will launch its all-new Dirac Live Bass Management Module at CES 2019 next month.

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ALEXA VOICE-CONTROL COMES TO BLUESOUND, NAD AND DALI

The first set of Amazon Alexa Skills for the BluOS Hi-Res Distributed Audio platform found in Bluesound, NAD and Dali products will be available in January 2019.

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FIRMWARE UPDATE TO BRING HDR10+ TO PIONEER BLU-RAY PLAYERS

Pioneer has announced an upcoming HDR10+ firmware update for its already highly-sought after UDP-LX800 and UDP-LX500 Universal Disc Players.

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HD VINYL FIRST TEST GROOVES CUT

We first wrote about the HD Vinyl concept back in October 2018. The good news is, the first test grooves have been cut, and Rebeat Innovation says they'll be able to deliver HD Vinyl to your turntable by the second-half of 2019.

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FIRST IMAX ENHANCED 4K BLU-RAY CONTENT EMERGES

Those fortunate enough to be already sporting one of Sony's latest IMAX Enhanced projectors, and a capable Arcam, Denon or Marantz AV Receiver will be pleased to know DTS has announced the first IMAX Enhanced 4K Blu-rays.

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MAGICO EXPANDS M-SERIES RANGE WITH NEW M2 SPEAKERS

Magico has revealed its M2 3-way floor-standing speaker that will be available early 2019.

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APPLE AIRPLAY 2 ARRIVES ON BLUESOUND

One of the hottest streaming music components for 2018, Bluesound's Node 2i, will receive another functionality boost on December 11th, 2018 in the form of Apple AirPlay 2, complete with Siri voice control and Apple Home app compatibility.

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MCINTOSH CELEBRATES 70TH ANNIVERSARY WITH NEW PRE AND POWER VALVE AMPS

While the MC275 valve amplifier remains the brand’s most iconic model, the soon to be released C70 preamp and MC2152 power amplifier signal a new direction for McIntosh.

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SVS ANNOUNCES NEW 3000 SERIES SUBWOOFERS

If there's one thing Ohio, US brand SVS knows, it's subwoofers. The company has built a very highly regarded reputation around them. So the announcement of its brand new 3000 Series range subwoofers is welcome news.

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JVC PUTS QUALITY AHEAD OF PROFIT WITH 2018 PROJECTOR RANGE

Eager JVC projector enthusiasts awaiting the 2018 D-ILA projector line will need to wait longer as the company announces it has ceased production and will not be able to launch the range in the immediate future.

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