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16/02/2018 Krell repricing turns up the volume on value

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I have been in this industry for close to 50 years and the changes it is currently undergoing are beyond precedent, both from the hardware/software perspective and from how consumers shop (we are not the only industry undergoing that shift). One of the major changes is pricing expectation. The world is no longer shrinking – […]

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10/05/2017 NAD’s ‘Sleeper’ C368 Integrated Amplifier

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We have regularly lambasted the current gibberish that passes for power rating for amplifiers. In many cases the specifications quoted are laughable, and appear to be written by the marketing department rather than by the technical staff. There is no consistency in rating procedures making any attempt of a valid comparison impossible, with Home Theatre […]

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24/11/2016 It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas…

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I don’t recall a Christmas period when so many wholesalers were falling over themselves with specials and promotions leading up to the festive season. If you were looking for a great deal, this is your opportunity to grab some serious savings… Yamaha – the two big ones One of the best kept secrets in this […]

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22/07/2016 ‘sona’ value from Peachtree Audio

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Occasionally third party decisions are made that really reap rewards for the consumer, and the recent decision by Peachtree Audio to restrict their marketing of their ‘sona’ models to Northern America has created some great (but limited) opportunities for local buyers. Peachtree Audio is still a relatively newcomer in this industry, but are best known […]

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14/07/2016 Down the Audio Vortex

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Passion can be an all-consuming thing… I’ve always loved a good red. After arriving in Sydney 19 years ago, one of my wife’s and my first trips away was to the Hunter Valley and suddenly those $10 bottles of red just didn’t cut it anymore.  I’m a little afraid to visit Penfolds in South Australia. […]

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