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Hi-Fi Choice  |  Aug 25, 2015  |  0 comments
PRODUCT:Musical FidelityMX-DAC ORIGIN:EU TYPE:32-bit/192kHz PCM& DSD-capable DAC WEIGHT:1. 9kg DIMENSIONS(WxHxD):220 x 53 x 215mm FEATURES 2x coaxial; 2xoptical; 1x USBdigital inputsRCA phono,balanced XLRaudio outputs 2-position digitalfilter setting DISTRIBUTOR Musical Fidelity Ltd TELEPHONE 0208 9002866 WEBSITE musicalfidelity. com Read full reveiw in issue 401 . .
Hi-Fi Choice  |  Aug 25, 2015  |  0 comments
PRODUCT:Monitor AudioGold 200 ORIGIN:UK/China TYPE:3-way floorstandingloudspeaker WEIGHT:22. 2kg DIMENSIONS(WxHxD):170 x 951 x 300mm FEATURES 1x C-CAM ribbontweeter 1x 100mm C-CAMRST midrange driver 2x 140mm C-CAMRST bass driver Quoted sensitivity:89dB/1W/1m DISTRIBUTOR Monitor Audio Ltd TELEPHONE 01268 740580 WEBSITE monitoraudio. co. uk Read the full reveiw is issue 401 .
Hi-Fi Choice  |  Aug 25, 2015  |  0 comments
DALI has unveiled its latest wireless loudspeakers in the shape ofthefloorstandingZENSOR 5 AX (above) and the bookshelf ZENSOR 1 AX (pictured below). Each pair features one speaker withanintegrated 2x 50w digital Class D amplifier built in, while wireless connectivity comes in the shape of aptXBluetoothwireless. Connections include a subwoofer output for additional bass grunt, alongside an optical Toslink input and a single analogue input. Prices are £499 for theDALI ZENSOR 1 AX and £799 for theDALI ZENSOR 5 AX.
Hi-Fi Choice  |  Aug 25, 2015  |  0 comments
PRODUCT:Pro-Ject Essential IIDigital ORIGIN:Austria TYPE:Belt-drive turntablewith MM phonostage & ADC WEIGHT:4kg DIMENSIONS(WxHxD):420 x 112 x 330mm FEATURES 8. 6in aluminiumtonearm 33/45rpm Ortofon OM5emoving magnetcartridge Built-in phonostage with RCAanalogue andoptical digitaloutputs DISTRIBUTOR Henley Designs TELEPHONE 01235 511166 WEBSITE henleydesigns. co. uk Read full review in issue 401 .
Hi-Fi Choice  |  Aug 24, 2015  |  0 comments
Bixiga 70 has announced details of their latest album, III, which is released on 11 September on Glitterbeat Records. The São Paulo-based combo is one of the guiding voices of Brazil’s contemporary instrumental music scene. Taking Fela Kuti’s Afrika 70 band as a launchpad both in name and spirit, this explosive 10-piece unleashes a ground-breaking fusion of African and South American rhythms and sounds. The band’s aptly named third album, III, is a luminescent and energised mixture of Atlantic cultures.
Hi-Fi Choice  |  Aug 21, 2015  |  0 comments
Widely recognised as one of the most successful female recording artists of the modern age, Linda Ronstadt has graced dozens of hits, sold more than 100 million albums, won countless industry awards (including 11 Grammys®) and is among the best-selling artists of all time. So it's only iftting that she put together a collection of her greatest hits. Rhino looks back on the singer’s extraordinary career with a new double-disc retrospective that brings together many of her unforgettable recordings, including the #1 smash, You’re No Good. Just One Look Look: The Very Best of Linda Ronstadt, is released today and is also available digitally.
Hi-Fi Choice  |  Aug 20, 2015  |  0 comments
Purehas announced a new collaboration with the leading British fabric and wallpaper manufacturer Sanderson that will see its radios produced with floral prints. Pure's Evoke Mio D2 and D4 (above) digital radios are now available to buy in Sanderson’s “Chelsea” and “DandelionClocks” prints. The range will be available exclusively through John Lewisfor £149. 99 and £199.
Hi-Fi Choice  |  Aug 19, 2015  |  0 comments
August 24th-31st marks the return of Mod Week, with a whole host of events happening across the country to celebrate the influential subculture. From the Great Northern Mod & Ska festival to the Isle of Wight International Scooter Rally and the Brighton Mod Weekender, there's something for every wannabe rude boy and skin head. Meanwhile, to coincide with the evenEddie Piller (DJ and founder of Acid Jazz records) has compiled a 75-track, three-disc CD compilation of rare and unusual cuts associated with the Mod movement. Our Generarion includes lesser known standards such as The Foundations' I'm Gonna Be A Rich Man(sampled in Blondie’s Call Me),Manny Corchado’s latino Mod favourite Pow WowandDexy’s Midnight Runners early single Dance Stancealongside classic hits including The Jam's Town Called Malice, The Lambrettas' Poison Ivy, Booker T and the MGs' Green Onions and of course My Generation by The Who.
Hi-Fi Choice  |  Aug 18, 2015  |  0 comments
Christiano Ronaldo has teamed up with Monster Products to launch his own electronics brand, ROC Live Life Loud. Football superstar Ronaldo is the latest high-profile celebrity to jump onto the consumer electronics bandwagon with a selection of in-ear, on-ear and wirless headphones. “Everything in my life is about performance and quality,” Ronaldo tells HFC. "We launched ROC Live Life Loud to give my fans around the world direct access to high design and the best sound quality on the market.
Hi-Fi Choice  |  Aug 17, 2015  |  0 comments
Having been ranked second in our streaming services Group Test back in issue 396, Qobuz’s claim to having the most comprehensive hi-res 24-bit music catalogue in the world is certainly not to be sniffed at. Particularly given that the Sublime subscription package offers unlimited access to more than 28 million titles in ‘True CD’ quality (FLAC 16-bit/44. 1kHz), including the entire Universal Music catalogue. And now, for the first time, Qobuz subscribers can stream 24-bit albums on Android devices.