X Marks the Spot

Digital specialist x-odos has announced the release of its second generation x|one a new high-end music server featuring a number of improvements and overall refinements over its predecessor.

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Krispy Audio Opens New Showroom in Sydney

We love finding hidden treasures… And in Krispy Audio’s new showroom, we found a soon-to-be-not-so-hidden audio lover’s gem tucked away in a suburban commercial complex on the leafy northern edges of Sydney. To get there, you’ll take an easily-accessed and early exit off Sydney’s Pacific Highway, part of Highway 1, the country’s longest asphalt river pointing you to Central Coast towns lining our beautiful beach-lined shores and snakes right up north to tropical Queensland. SoundStage! Australia hit the road and visited the new auditioning facilities camera in-hand and with keen ears at the ready.

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McIntosh Releases New MC611 Power Amplifier

McIntosh continues to expand its product offerings with the announcement of a new monoblock power amplifier, the MC611, featuring the company’s proprietary technologies, solid engineering and superb industrial design.

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Processing Soulution DACs

Swiss audio specialist Soulution has announced it is the first high-end electronics company to implement Leedh Processing to its two top-end DACs in the 560 and 760 offerings.

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MSB Technology Announces Two More Affordable DAC models

California’s MSB Technology, a company specialising in high-tech analogue and digital technologies since 1985, has just dropped the news of the soon-to-be-available lower price-point digital-to-analogue converters in the ‘Discrete DAC’ and ‘Premier DAC’.

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How Fun! Fundamental Audio Launches with New Appointments

New Melbourne-based distributor Fundamental Audio has announced the acquisition of distribution rights in Australia for Germany’s Vincent Audio and Italy’s Solidsteel racking systems.

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Microphase Audio Design SAT Mk.II Loudspeakers

Inspired by Jean-Marie Liere’s original French SAT design back in the mid 1980s, the SAT Mk.II is now reanimated with new bespoke drivers, a meticulously updated crossover, a reinvented cabinet and a rebirthed location in Sydney Australia.

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DS Audio's New DS-W2 Cartridge and Equalizer

DS Audio has just upgraded its highly-acclaimed DS-W1 cartridge to the new DS-W2 which now features a number of design improvements said to make for better information retrieval and all-round performance enhancements. The DS-W2 is claimed to be a comprehensive improvement over the DS-W1 – now to be phased out – which was heralded as the ‘world’s best cartridge’ by two German audio publications – Stereo and Audio magazines.

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Qutest DAC

Chord Electronics has been making high-tech digital-to-analogue converters with proprietary FPGA circuitry for quite some time and, in fact, may have been among the first to do so. Another signature theme of the company is a design aesthetic that tends to blend superb build quality with ever more diminutive form factors. Enter the new Qutest, Chord’s tiniest DAC packed with the company’s ever-evolving digital technology.

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Massive Musical Fidelity Australian Pricing Restructure

Audio Marketing, Australia’s distributor for Musical Fidelity, has managed to build a very high profile and a respected reputation for the UK manufacturer over three decades of uninterrupted representation in this country. Now, in an effort to offer extraordinary value to Australian customers, Musical Fidelity’s wide product range has been reinvented at the retail level to slot into never-seen-before price points.

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Big Boulder – Boulder Amplifiers’ New 1110 Preamplifier

Boulder Amplifiers has announced the perfect mate for the recently released 1160 power amplifier; the all-new 1110 full-function preamplifier joins the stable of 1100 series products from the Colorado-based company.

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