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Integrated amplifiers

Vieta Audio VH-HA100/VH-CD060 - £280/£350

Vieta Audio VH-HA100/VH-CD060 - £280/£350

Spain's Vieta Audio is back in the UK with new stereo components. Ed Selley rolls out the welcome ma...

NAD D 3020 - £400

NAD D 3020 - £400

Has NAD gone back to its roots with the D 3020 integrated amp? David Price wonders if it's a case of...

Peachtree Audio iDecco - £1,000

Peachtree Audio iDecco - £1,000

Peachtree Audio's next-gen iDecco offers an amp, multi-input DAC, head amp and iPod dock all for &p...

Jolida JD1501BRC - £1,050

Jolida JD1501BRC - £1,050

Question: when's a tube amplifier not a tube amplifier? Answer: when it's also solid-state. David Pr...

Canor TP106VR+ - £3,950

Canor TP106VR+ - £3,950

The TP106VR+ is the flagship integrated in a new range of valve products from Slovakian brand Canor....

Outboard DACs

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

NAD DAC 1 £300

NAD DAC 1 £300

NAD's new £300 DAC connects both wirelessly and effortlessly. But, asks Richard Black, how doe...

TEAC UD-H01 - £300

TEAC UD-H01 - £300

TEAC's latest 'Reference Series' DAC is more than just a pretty box, says Richard Black, it's also a...

Network Media Players

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...

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 ask...

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 differ...

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

Origin Live Astute - £4,995

Origin Live Astute - £4,995

Spending some time with these radical loudspeakers, Chris Ward finds they sound as revolutionary as ...

REL Acoustics Serie S2 - £1,000

REL Acoustics Serie S2 - £1,000

Adding bass extension to a hi-fi system via a subwoofer is all about subtlety. Lee Dunkley is blown ...

Monitor Audio Silver 8 - £1,250

Monitor Audio Silver 8 - £1,250

Monitor Audio's new Silver 8 floorstander is packed with go-faster goodies, and the result is a supe...

Elipson Planet LW and Audio Bridge - £1,399

Elipson Planet LW and Audio Bridge - £1,399

Elipson's Planet LW speaker has an all new interface and Ed Selley wonders if their potential has be...

Sonus faber Olympica II - £6,998

Sonus faber Olympica II - £6,998

Any new Sonus faber speaker is special says David Price, but can the Olympica II floorstander live u...

Turntables / Arms / Cartridges

Avid Ingenium turntable and arm - £825/£1,015

Avid Ingenium turntable and arm - £825/£1,015

Avid's latest turntable moves away from its traditional design philosophy, Ed Selley investigates wh...

Michell Engineering GyroDec SE - £1,808

Michell Engineering GyroDec SE - £1,808

Full spring suspension and a competitive performance makes the Michell a strong contender

Clearaudio Performance SE - £2,405

Clearaudio Performance SE - £2,405

his turntable's simplicity belies some refined engineering technology and a performance to match

Inspire Eclipse SE V2 - £2,689

Inspire Eclipse SE V2 - £2,689

Combine this turntable's presentation attributes with SME's M2 arm and you have a fine piece of aud...

Michell Orbe SE - £3,150

Michell Orbe SE - £3,150

The Orbe SE incorporates the latest Gen 2 power supply, resulting in fine dynamics and a full-scale...

All-in-one Systems

Devialet Ensemble 120/GT1 SE - £6,290

Devialet Ensemble 120/GT1 SE - £6,290

From one of the most advanced hi-fi designers of our age comes an amp and speaker package to set the...

Cyrus Lyric - £3,000

Cyrus Lyric - £3,000

A serious hi-fi system squeezed into a single box? David Price finds himself unexpectedly serenaded ...

Ruark R7 - £1,999

Ruark R7 - £1,999

All-in-one systems are popular again. Can Ruark's R7 catch Adrian Justins' ears as well as his eyes?...

Cocktail Audio X30 - £999

Cocktail Audio X30 - £999

All-in-one systems may not be the usual route to hi-fi nirvana, but Lee Dunkley discovers a potent m...

Sony HAP-S1 - £800

Sony HAP-S1 - £800

Sony has eschewed streaming for a hard-disk drive in its one-box HAP-S1 hi-res music machine, says D...

Pre/power amplifiers

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 ...

Densen B-200/B-310 £2,850

Densen B-200/B-310 £2,850

Densen plays it cool, Scandinavian style, though very flexibly - but does the sound quite match?

Quad Elite Pre/Mono - £2,150

Quad Elite Pre/Mono - £2,150

Quad's new Elite series may appeal strongly on visuals and simplicity, but we found lots to like son...

Phono preamplifiers

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

Focal Spirit Classic - £299

Focal Spirit Classic - £299

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

Bowers & Wilkins  P7 - £330

Bowers & Wilkins P7 - £330

The P7 is a very good headphone for those who want to enjoy their music in the home and on the move

Musical Fidelity M1 HPA - £400

Musical Fidelity M1 HPA - £400

Jimmy Hughes looks at the latest solution for audiophile-quality sound from headphones - Musical Fid...

Grado PS500 - £700

Grado PS500 - £700

Straight from Brooklyn, New York, comes the brand new Grado PS500 headphone. Richard Black lives the...

Isotek Evo 3 Solus -  £595

Isotek Evo 3 Solus - £595

Want clean mains to power your hi-fi ? IsoTek's range of passive mains conditioners promises you all...

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