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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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03/03/2017 OneAudio Mu.2 bookshelf speakers may rule them all….

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The Autumn edition of our newsletter has just arrived, and in it we featured a new Australian speaker – the OneAudio Mu.2. At the time of writing the newsletter we had a pair of what we believed to be the final version of the speaker for audition, and if you are on our mailing list […]

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10/02/2017 Taking bout’ good turntable vibrations

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As you wander through your local audio store you will notice that almost all turntables on the market are: Belt driven, and They are manually operated. This has nothing to do with the fact that this design is cheaper to manufacture, which it undoubtedly is. It is more to do with the function of the […]

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10/11/2016 Don’t just buy a turntable – aspire to something more.

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Four decades have passed since Ivor Tiefenbrun from Linn preached that the most important component in your Hi-Fi system is the source. The quality of the rest of the system is irrelevant if you feed it an inferior signal, all you end-up with is an amplified version of that mediocre source. He took this approach […]

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29/09/2016 Multi-room wireless streaming systems point to the future

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We believe that multi-room wireless streaming systems, as popularised by Sonos, are about to enter a new phase. There much to like about a Sonos system or any of the alternatives now on the market. They are relative inexpensive, easy to navigate and open up a whole new world of music when used in conjunction […]

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