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Integrated amplifiers

Ming Da Dynasty Duet 300 Plus

Ming Da Dynasty Duet 300 Plus

The latest integrated valve amplifier from Ming Da has a sweet and dynamic sound

Myryad Z40

Myryad Z40

Looking for a very flexible headphone amp for late-night listening? The Z40 might just be the model ...

PS Audio Sprout

PS Audio Sprout

With Bluetooth and vinyl bases covered, the stylish Sprout mini-integrated has plenty on offer. Andr...

Hegel H80 - £1,350

Hegel H80 - £1,350

Chris Ward discovers the pleasures of understated Norwegian hi-fi as he takes Hegel's single-box amp...

Teac AI-301DA - £400

Teac AI-301DA - £400

The AI-301DA is a versatile amp that will play hi-res formats and more. Adrian Justins' problem is d...

Outboard DACs

World Exclusive Review: Audiolab M-DAC+

World Exclusive Review: Audiolab M-DAC+

Meet the new and updated version of Audiolab’s excellent digital-to-analogue converter

Hegel HD30

Hegel HD30

Can Hegel’s new DAC emulate the light and shade of Norway’s midnight sun and polar nights?

Chord Electronics Hugo - £1,400

Chord Electronics Hugo - £1,400

Sounding like no other digital convertor that David Price has heard, Chord's DAC/headphone amp is a ...

B.M.C PureDAC - £1,290

B.M.C PureDAC - £1,290

Followers of fashion know that DAC/preamps are all the rage, and with the PureDAC, it's justifiably ...

Sony UDA-1 - £499

Sony UDA-1 - £499

Andrew Simpson asks if this mini DAC/amp marks a return to form for the daddy of digital audio

Network Media Players

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 che...

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. A...

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...

CD / SACD / DVD / BD players

Cyrus CD XT Signature - £1,750

Cyrus CD XT Signature - £1,750

For those looking for their best - and likely last - ever CD transport, Cyrus gives you its CD Xt Si...

Rega Saturn-R CD player/DAC - £1,580

Rega Saturn-R CD player/DAC - £1,580

Could we really be facing the final days of CD? If so, this could be the player to save the day reck...

Creek Evolution 50CD - £950

Creek Evolution 50CD - £950

The latest affordably priced Creek CD player is the Evolution 50CD. David Price thinks it chooses it...

Marantz CD6005/PM6005 - £350/£380

Marantz CD6005/PM6005 - £350/£380

It's finally time for Marantz's budget CD player and amplifier to get a refresh and David Price is s...

Audiolab 8200CDQ - £950

Audiolab 8200CDQ - £950

Richard Black tests the preamp-equipped 8200CDQ player/DAC from Audiolab, and finds himself falling ...

Loudspeakers

Tannoy Revolution XT 6F

Tannoy Revolution XT 6F

Tannoy’s Revolution XT 6 standmount loudspeaker with new Dual Concentric driver tech will raise the ...

Elac Debut B6 standmount

Elac Debut B6 standmount

Designed by Andrew Jones, the Elac Debut B6 is a delight

Cadence Avita

Cadence Avita

This floorstanding loudspeaker puts the exotic into our Exotica pages as we take this unique Indian ...

Elac Air-X 403 - £2,848

Elac Air-X 403 - £2,848

David Price auditions Elac's new wireless Air-X 403 standmount loudspeaker

Polk Audio RTIA1 - £299

Polk Audio RTIA1 - £299

Polk's RTiA1 isn't the newest small speaker design you can buy, but it's been big in the US for year...

Turntables / Arms / Cartridges

Pro-Ject RPM 9 carbon

Pro-Ject RPM 9 carbon

The minimalist appearance of Pro-Ject’s RPM 9 Carbon deck belies its high-tech design. HFC takes it ...

Edwards Audio TT2 SE

Edwards Audio TT2 SE

This scarlet spinner provides a convincing package for first timers and those returning to vinyl ali...

Inspire Elevation turntable package

Inspire Elevation turntable package

We get to grips with the multi-layered deck that takes vinyl replay to new heights

The Funk Firm Flamenca - £850

The Funk Firm Flamenca - £850

With its unique performance, Andrew Simpson finds out why the new Flamenca could set your heart on f...

VPI Nomad - £795

VPI Nomad - £795

Boasting an in-built phono stage, headphone amp and cartridge for under £800, Andrew Simpson f...

All-in-one Systems

Geneva Aerosphère Large

Geneva Aerosphère Large

Geneva’s globe on a pole might look like designer furniture, but it also aims to cut the sonic musta...

Devialet Silver Phantom

Devialet Silver Phantom

With space-age looks and futuristic tech that can be seen as well as heard, this stereo music system...

Naim mu-so - £895

Naim mu-so - £895

David Price lives a life of style and sophistication with Naim's new mu-so compact hi-fi system

Yamaha CRX-N560D - £400

Yamaha CRX-N560D - £400

With comprehensive networking this micro system shows that good things can come in small packages, r...

McIntosh MXA70- £5,995

McIntosh MXA70- £5,995

Here's a small system with bags of charisma and retro charm, says David Price

Pre/power amplifiers

Oppo HA-1  - £1,099

Oppo HA-1 - £1,099

Ostensibly, Oppo's new HA-1 is designed to partner its superb PM-1 headphones, but it's so much more...

Parasound ZCD/ZPRE2/ZAMP - £400/£400/£350

Parasound ZCD/ZPRE2/ZAMP - £400/£400/£350

Parasound has launched its new Z Custom Series audio units designed for the home. Neville Roberts ch...

Cambridge Audio Azur 851D - £1,000

Cambridge Audio Azur 851D - £1,000

For digital devotees who need every base covered, Cambridge Audio has its new 851D DAC/preamplifier....

Nytech Audio CP132/CPS102/CPA401 - £1,972

Nytech Audio CP132/CPS102/CPA401 - £1,972

Nytech is back with its new preamp/power supply/power amp combination. Lucky David Price is the firs...

Parasound Halo P5 - £999

Parasound Halo P5 - £999

In today's preamplifier world, you've got to be all things to all men - and Parasound's P5 attempts ...

Phono preamplifiers

Icon Audio PS3 MkII - £2,499

Icon Audio PS3 MkII - £2,499

When it comes to reviewing 'no expense spared' valve amplifiers, only one man's up to the job: Nevil...

Creek Wyndsor	Phono - £1,500

Creek Wyndsor Phono - £1,500

Creek has upped the ante with its first no compromise phono stage, Jason Kennedy puts the new Wyndso...

Primare R32 - £850

Primare R32 - £850

Primare's beautifully built, full-width phono stage is the perfect partner for serious vinyl systems...

Dynavector P-75 MkII - £595

Dynavector P-75 MkII - £595

Can a humble cartridge-maker craft the perfect phono stage? Dynavector's radical P-75 looks to invig...

Linn Uphorik - £1,850

Linn Uphorik - £1,850

In this exclusive review Jimmy Hughes looks at Linn's new 'universal' phono stage and discovers a mu...

Cables and Accessories

Pioneer XDP-100R

Pioneer XDP-100R

Pioneer brings all of its audio expertise to hi-res audio with the world's first MQA-ready portable ...

AKG N90Q noise-cancelling headphones

AKG N90Q noise-cancelling headphones

Enter a world of your own with flagship noise-cancelling sound-optimising headphones from AKG

AKG N60NC noise-cancelling headphone

AKG N60NC noise-cancelling headphone

Escape from a world of unwelcome sounds with these portable noise-cancelling cans from AKG

Aedle Valkyrie VK-1 headphones

Aedle Valkyrie VK-1 headphones

French headphone brand wins prestigious design award for its VK-1 cans. Read our Choice Extras revie...

Focal Spirit Classic - £299

Focal Spirit Classic - £299

The Spirit Classic is a headphone with an effortless but musically arresting style that warrants you...

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