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Questyle QP1R

Questyle QP1R

Combining high-end build with old school design, this hi-res player does things a little differently

Cabasse Stream Source - £299

Cabasse Stream Source - £299

The Cabasse Stream Source is a neat hub that unleashes music from networked devices. Lee Dunkley checks out its style

Primare NP30 - £2,000

Primare NP30 - £2,000

Music streaming Swedish style, Andrew Simpson hits the download button on Primare's network player

Astell & Kern AK240 - £2,200

Astell & Kern AK240 - £2,200

Built like a battleship, the AK240 is Astell & Kern's most sensational portable hi-res player yet. Adrian Justins is impressed

Sony NWZ-ZX1 digital audio player - £549

Sony NWZ-ZX1 digital audio player - £549

Hi-res is helping Sony give its Walkman brand a new lease of life. Adrian Justins avails his ears of the NWZ-ZX1

Yamaha R-N500 - £449

Yamaha R-N500 - £449

FM radio, streaming, vinyl playback? This new all-in-one does the lot. But what about its sonics asks Andrew Simpson

Krell Connect - £3,500

Krell Connect - £3,500

Into the crowded streamer market comes Krell's new high-end Connect. But it's a design with a difference, says David Price

Sony NWZ-F886 - £250

Sony NWZ-F886 - £250

The NWZ-F886 joins a handful of other decent high-resolution media players

FiiO X3 - £159

FiiO X3 - £159

The FiiO X3 has generated an awful lot of positive buzz - Patrick Cleasby has a listen to see what the fuss is about

Marantz Melody Stream M-CR510 - £250

Marantz Melody Stream M-CR510 - £250

Marantz reboots the style system with this all-digital affair that pleases Adrian Justins immensely by embracing hi-res audio

NAD D 7050 - £799

NAD D 7050 - £799

This keenly priced all-singing network amp promises plenty of style, but what about its sonic substance asks Andrew Simpson

Cambridge Audio Minx XI - £600

Cambridge Audio Minx XI - £600

From the masters of affordable audio comes a new one-box player. Andrew Simpson lifts the lid on the Minx Xi

Denon, DNP 720AE - £300

Denon, DNP 720AE - £300

Denon has entered the network audio player market with an inexpensive, iPod-friendly player. Malcolm Steward streams his tunes

Olive O6 HD - £4,600

Olive O6 HD - £4,600

Olive's new flagship hard-disk player brings huge storage and simple ease of use to the masses. Malcolm Steward listens in

Naim ND5 XS - £1,995

Naim ND5 XS - £1,995

Naim introduces its 'entry-level' network audio player, but there is nothing 'entry-level', however, about its performance, says Malcolm Steward

Cambridge Audio NP30 - £400

Cambridge Audio NP30 - £400

Small and attractively priced, but have corners been cut on performance?

Cyrus Stream X - £1,400

Cyrus Stream X - £1,400

The digital-only output may restrict the appeal, but Cyrus's latest has some nice features to it

Logitech Squeezebox Touch - £240

Logitech Squeezebox Touch - £240

From the makers of mice and keyboards comes one of the niftiest bits of audio user interface we've ever seen

Marantz NA7004 - £600

Marantz NA7004 - £600

Plenty of streaming functions, but we suspect the inclusion of Apple Airplay will pique as much curiosity

Rotel RDG-1520 - £795

Rotel RDG-1520 - £795

Streamer or a 'digital gateway'? Fact is, this is an easy bit of kit to use if you’re not used to computerised audio

Top 5 Network Media Players

Yamaha NP-S2000 - £1,400

Slick and sleek, with more obvious audiophile features than most, but is it worth the extra cash?

Cyrus Stream XP - £2,000

After 25 years in hi-fi, Cyrus has launched three new streaming-compatible products. Jason Kennedy examines the new technology

Naim NDX - £2,995

Exclusive! Can Naim's new high-performance streamer improve on the standard of its own CD players? Malcolm Stewart gives the answer...

Bryston BDP-1 £2,200

A music file player that doesn’t stream, what's going on? Jason Kennedy examines the first in a new breed of transports

QSonix Q105 - £5,000

Malcolm Steward test runs the Qsonix Q105, a 21st Century music library system for people who have no interest in computers

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