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Positive Grid BIAS Mini Guitar Head

By | July 19th, 2018|Categories: AV Hub|

Positive Grid takes its BIAS Head and shrinks it right down to ‘chuck it in your gigbag’ size. Words by Peter Hodgson.

Positive Grid’s range of amp modelling products occupies a unique niche, available in software and hardware versions in everything from smartphone apps to full-on amplifier heads. The company knows it’s on a winner with its BIAS Head and BIAS Rack units, but with the new BIAS Mini Guitar, they’ve managed to pack all that processing power into a unit small enough that you could probably even figure out a way to mount it on a pedalboard if you’re clever. … Read the full article

SGR Audio Equipment Racks

By | July 19th, 2018|Categories: AV Hub|

SGR Audio has released a new range of modular hi-fi equipment racks in three different styles: Signature, Symphony and Statement.

Our new hi-fi equipment racks are a seamless blend of innovative engineering, compelling performance and luxurious aesthetics,’ said Stuart Ralston, CEO at Melbourne-based SGR Audio. ‘Disruptive vibrations from your equipment and from the surrounding environment inhibit and distort the quality of your sound. Our layered isolation technology works seamlessly to protect and enhance the listener’s experience.’

The entry level rack in the new range is the Model 1 Signature (pictured above), which retails for $795 per level, so $2,385 for a three-level rack with customisable height adjustments.… Read the full article

TIPA AWARDS: Nikon D850 – Best D-SLR Professional

By | July 19th, 2018|Categories: AV Hub|

JUDGES’ CITATION: The Nikon D850 brings together all the elements that make it this year’s choice for best pro DSLR. With its 45.7 megapixels BSI CMOS sensor and ‘Expeed 5’ processor, the D850 can shoot at up to 9.0 fps using the optional MB-D18 Multi-Power Battery Pack with the EN-EL18B battery , for a burst of 51 frames in the 14-bit NEF format. Focusing is rapid, with 99 cross-type measuring points, a dedicated AF processor and low-light sensitivity down to -4.0 EV.Read the full article

Review: Fiio M7 – Back to basics

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: Headfonia|Tags: , , , , , , |

Disclaimer: The sample of the Fiio M7 was sent to us free of charge in exchange for this review. Fiio is a site advertiser and the sample doesn’t need to be returned after the review.

Fiio – M7

The Chinese based Fiio never stops innovating and it’s one of the most active companies when it comes to product development, and most of all, upgrades. This time they’re back with the M7 DAP, a portable player that goes back basics. That means the M7 is a simple and easy to use DAP without a whole bunch of features we’re used to getting with all the other Fiio DAPs, but that’s OK.… Read the full article

Clarus releases video series on cable design

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: Audio news, Dagogo|

ORLANDO, FL, July 18, 2018 — Clarus®, the high-end audio cable brand that is a “sister” company to Tributaries A/V cables, is introducing a nine part series of consumer-informational videos: “Interviews with Jay Victor Cable engineer” that explain, in a straight-forward manner, the intricate processes that are behind the development of their Clarus Crimson and more-affordable Aqua cable lines. The nine videos in the series are viewable on YouTube by clicking here

In each video, Jay Victor, renowned life-long audiophile, cable engineer musician, holder of 55 patents and the man behind the design of Clarus cables (and Tributaries cables since 2003), describes the application of both scientific principles and “Golden Ear”-based processes that were involved in the patented design of Clarus cables.

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EAT Jo No. 5 MC Cartridge:  North American Premiere

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: , |

EAT Jo No. 5 MC Cartridge

No, I did not make up the name. Yes, Josefina Lichtenegger is CEO of EAT, European Audio Team, and is both chief audiophile extraordinaire and chief designer. Her beauty is only matched by her exquisite taste, and both seem employed in all EAT products. This is very refreshing as most of the audio industry appears stuck in the old “form follows function” routine:  black, rack, and handles! 

Now playing on the latest EAT turntable representing high value and near state-of-the-art ​performance, the Csharp turntable plus Graham designed Csharp arm, is the EAT Jo No.… Read the full article

EAT Jo No. 5 MC Cartridge:  North American Premiere

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: , |

EAT Jo No. 5 MC Cartridge

No, I did not make up the name. Yes, Josefina Lichtenegger is CEO of EAT, European Audio Team, and is both chief audiophile extraordinaire and chief designer. Her beauty is only matched by her exquisite taste, and both seem employed in all EAT products. This is very refreshing as most of the audio industry appears stuck in the old “form follows function” routine:  black, rack, and handles! 

Now playing on the latest EAT turntable representing high value and near state-of-the-art ​performance, the Csharp turntable plus Graham designed Csharp arm, is the EAT Jo No.… Read the full article

EAT Jo No. 5 MC Cartridge:  North American Premiere

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: , |

EAT Jo No. 5 MC Cartridge

No, I did not make up the name. Yes, Josefina Lichtenegger is CEO of EAT, European Audio Team, and is both chief audiophile extraordinaire and chief designer. Her beauty is only matched by her exquisite taste, and both seem employed in all EAT products. This is very refreshing as most of the audio industry appears stuck in the old “form follows function” routine:  black, rack, and handles! 

Now playing on the latest EAT turntable representing high value and near state-of-the-art ​performance, the Csharp turntable plus Graham designed Csharp arm, is the EAT Jo No.… Read the full article

Revolv Introduces ‘Archival Quality’ Record Cleaner

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: Sound + Vision|

Here’s a product you don’t come across every day. Vana, the Lake George, NY-based distributor of audio products and accessories, today introduced a solution designed specifically for cleaning vinyl records.
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Revolv Introduces ‘Archival Quality’ Record Cleaner

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: Sound + Vision|

Here’s a product you don’t come across every day. Vana, the Lake George, NY-based distributor of audio products and accessories, today introduced a solution designed specifically for cleaning vinyl records.
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