The following is a press release issued by F1 Audio. February 22, 2017 – F1 Audio will be hosting an event Thursday, February 23rd (4:30 PM – 8:30 PM) featuring the new Dynaudio Contour 60 loudspeakers, Nordost cables, Octave tube electronics and Music from MoFi. Factory representatives will be on hand performing demonstrations and answering questions. Guest will be able to register for a chance to win music from MoFi records, and F1 will offer special pricing during the event. Refreshments will be served.… Read the full article
The following is a press release issued by Bryston. Peterborough, Ontario | February 22nd, 2017 – Bryston (bryston.com) has announced the introduction of the BDP-3 digital music player, a reference quality entertainment hub capable of reading virtually all digital file formats and resolutions including DSD 128 and high-resolution PCM up to 32-bit/384kHz files. BDP-3 users can connect to digital music libraries stored on external drives such as NAS or USB to access a nearly limitless archive of digital content, enjoy their favorite Internet radio stations as well as lossless TIDAL streaming (subscription required).… Read the full article
British manufacturer Sugden has released a monobloc Class-A power amplifier to mark its 50th anniversary.
Dubbed the ‘Grande’, the new amplifier uses pure Class-A circuitry in floating bridged mode. ‘The amplifier circuit is best described as an instrumentation-quality, Class-A, floating bridge design that’s d.c.-coupled with current feedback and includes full output stage protection,’ said George Neophytou, of Neophonics, which distributes Sugden in Australia.
Each Sugden Grande has a custom-designed mains transformer of 430-watts with four separate windings and the power supplies to the floating bridge output stage are smoothed by two specially-developed audio-grade capacitors, having a combined capacitance of 40,000µF.… Read the full article