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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. These 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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Posted by Scott Humphrey | 2 Comments on Down the Audio Vortex

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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31/10/2013 Yamaha Take On High End

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Yamaha’s assault on the high end stereo category has become more serious with the release of the specialist integrated amplifier A-S3000 and matching SACD/CD player CD-S3000. Following closely behind their new surround sound separates, which are delivering the best sound we’ve heard in our new theatre room for around $7k the pair, these new stereo components are built to the highest standard, and are priced accordingly.

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