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McIntosh Transport launches SACD/CD Transport, MCT450

Chris Price Hi-Fi Systems, Home audio Leave a Comment

McIntosh Laboratory has launched the MCT450, a new SACD/CD transport designed to deliver optimum sound quality from CD and SACD music collections (£4,495). It has been engineered to deliver the optimum performance from CD and SACD media when partnered with its digital-input McIntosh stablemates, including select A/V processors, integrated amplifiers and preamplifiers. The MCT450 offers digital balanced (24-bit/192kHz), coaxial (24-bit/96kHz),…

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Onkyo iPhone 5 compatible CS-255DAB Hi-Fi mini system announced

Gerald Lynch Hi-Fi Systems, Home audio, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

Onkyo have just announced their latest mini Hi-Fi system, the CS-2555DAB. Reasonably priced, it's one of the rare mini Hi-Fi systems to offer certified connectivity with Apple's lightning connection-equipped iPhone 5 smartphone. Packaged with a pair of two-way speakers (each…

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REVIEW: Cambridge Audio Minx Air 100 Airplay speaker

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Packing in Bluetooth and Airplay connectivity alongside a clever internet radio system, the Cambridge Audio Minx Air 100 is looking a well-rounded mini speaker system. But is it worthy of its high price tag? Read our full review to find out!

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REVIEW: Orbitsound M9 wireless Bluetooth soundbar

Gerald Lynch Features, Hi-Fi Systems, Home audio, Home cinema, Reviews, Tech Digest news 4 Comments

Orbitsound pop wireless Bluetooth streaming into the new M9 soundbar, just one of many new improvements made to the company's already-excellent soundbar range. But can the tweaks and new features of the M9 justify a price tag 50% more expensive than its predecessor? Read on to find out!

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REVIEW: Onkyo CR-N755 networked Hi-Fi receiver

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Moving swiftly with the times, Onkyo's CR-N755 Hi-Fi receiver offers a full suite of online audio sources to enjoy. Read on to find out exactly why this forward-thinking receiver should be on your wishlist.

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CES 2013: Phil Spector's "Wall of Sound" finally achieved with Bang and Olufsen's BeoLab 15 and 16 speakers

Gerald Lynch CES 2013, Home audio, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

Bang and Olufsen, purveyors of audio gear for those with gold-plated ears, have revealed at CES 2013 their new BeoLab 15 and BeoLab 16 speakers and Amplifier 1, which sit embedded inside a wall to finally physically deliver Phil Spector's…

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