Talking of Hifi shows, places like Las Vegas, Munich, London and Bristol spring quickly to mind. I have to admit, though, that I had not heard of the Copenhagen show until I was asked to attend it in 2018. Yet Denmark itself is quite a big name in the Hifi manufacturing world. Not only are there big names we all know such as Ortofon, Bang and Olufsen and Scandyna, but today Denmark plays a significant contribution to the market place with the major contingent including Copland, Dynaudio, Dali, Gryphon, Lyngdorf Audio, Densen, Vitus Audio, Gamut and Tangent, to name just a few.… Read the full article
Henley Audio say are delighted to announce the UK debut of Klipsch’s new Reference™ Series speakers. With a range made up of 13 models – including Dolby Atmos®-enabled components, subwoofers and active monitor speakers – the new, sixth generation, Reference Series (also called Reference Base in different territories) boasts cosmetic and material upgrades over the previous range.
Designed at Klipsch’s HQ in Indianapolis, new Reference Series speakers feature the company’s proprietary horn-loaded technology and spun-copper IMG woofers.
Product manager for Klipsch, Kerry Geist, says of the new range: “The new Reference series speakers combine modern materials and technology to create an unforgettable, unrivalled music and movie listening experience at these price points.”
The Reference Series speakers benefit from larger, proprietary Tractrix® horns for high frequencies.… Read the full article
Spectrum DAB: Tangent’s new Spectrum DAB (pictured) offers Digital DAB radio functionality, all housed within one compact sized speaker system. The Tangent Spectrum DAB allows fast access to hundreds of stations whilst listening via FM, DAB and the new DAB+. If you want to listen to music, podcasts, audiobooks or other audio sources from your smartphone, tablet or computer, you can easily connect the Tangent Spectrum DAB to your device wirelessly via Bluetooth, or the AUX (mini-jack) jack on the rear panel using the cable supplied.… Read the full article
Connaisseur-AV have been in touch with Hifi Pig to tell us about their new distribution deal with the Lithuanian brand AudioSolutions for the following markets: Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, Denmark, Sweden and Finland.
Owned and founded in 2011 by the speaker engineer Gediminas Gaidelis, AudioSolutions speakers are produced and manufactured in Vilnius, Lithuania. The first line of the AudioSolutions range is called Overture. This line is specially designed to be a series of cost effective speakers with a classic design.… Read the full article
Wharfedale’s new Vista 200 stereo soundbar has a low-profile design and costs £150. It’s 90cm in length and just 6.2cm high, its long and slender form sits unobtrusively beneath the screen or can be wall mounted with the included bracket.
Nestling behind the metal speaker grille is a pair of dynamic driver assemblies augmented by two reflex ports to aid bass response. These drivers are powered by 2x30W stereo amplification and in addition, three equaliser settings labelled ‘Movie’, ‘Music’ and ‘News’ provide a degree of sonic tailoring to suit whatever the user is watching or listening to.… Read the full article
Just as Hifi Pig have announced our sponsorship of the Hifi Lounge Radical SR1 racing car Bang & Olufsen shifts its gears with the new Beoplay E8 Special Edition by celebrating over a century of high speed, hairpin turns, and hair-raising excitement. The company has revealed its fourth product of the Special Edition Collection – Beoplay E8 Racing Green, designed to capture the emotion, the passion and the feeling of a historic colour famous for being fast.
Beoplay E8 Racing Green comes in a premium, genuine leather case for charging on the go, with up to 12 hours of playtime.… Read the full article
The McIntosh Group, parent company of the iconic McIntosh brand and some of the other most, announced the appointment of Jérôme Mathieu as Chief Product Development Officer (CPDO) for Personal Audio.
Mathieu has an extensive and highly successful background in strategic product and software development in new technology and consumer electronics. Prior to joining McIntosh Group, Mathieu spent over 10 years at Parrott and was instrumental in the development of some of their leading products. He has managed large global teams and is a highly respected business leader.… Read the full article
Following on from the successful release of the CAST AMP Streamer earlier this year, the B-250CAST joins Densen’s new range of components that support Google’s streaming software.
Much like the CAST AMP, the B-250CAST has a dedicated Densen CAST power supply.
As well as now supporting Google Cast, the B-250 has seen upgrades based on the B-275 Super Leggera Pre-amp.… Read the full article