Acoustic Signature Ascona Mk.II Turntable Available for Audition in Sydney

German analogue specialist Acoustic Signature’s Ascona turntable with upgraded platter system is now available for audition at Sydney Hi-Fi Castle Hill in the western suburbs of Sydney.

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Innovative Clearaudio Concept Active Turntable

From the German analogue specialist Clearaudio comes the Concept Active turntable incorporating a novel idea that will simplify your turntable-based system while promising the excellent performance derived from the company’s comprehensive turntable design experience.

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Gold Note P-1000 Flagship Preamplifier

Italian audio specialist Gold Note has just dropped its top-end preamplifier in the P-1000. The new preamplifier is full featured and will accept an optional digital-analogue-converter board capable of high-resolution file playback.

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Lumin Network Players Now Roon Ready

Digital network player and server specialist Lumin has just announced new 8.04 firmware update that makes its top-shelf A1 Network Player Roon Ready, as are all Lumin Network Players.

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Audia Flight Announces Its New FLS1 Preamplifier

A perfect matching partner for the Audia Flight FLS4 stereo power amplifier (review to come soon), the new FLS1 balanced preamplifier is a generously-featured control unit with a modular design that can accept a number of optional extras.

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KEF’s New Q Series Gen 8 Speakers

Advance Audio headquarters in Sydney’s Leichhardt was the venue for the Australasian launch of KEF’s new Q Series, now the company’s eighth generation of the highly popular line.

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Sydney Audio Club (SAC) Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary Milestone

Despite the city’s thoroughly enticing distractions in the urban surf beaches and countless water-rimmed parks, Sydney, Australia has a vibrant audio enthusiast community. This was evidenced with the strong attendance at the Sydney Audio Club’s (SAC) 10th-anniversary barbeque and music meeting that took place on Sunday, July 9, 2017.

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New McIntosh Super Integrated Amplifier

McIntosh has informed us of the impending release of its biggest integrated amplifier, the new MA9000 super amp featuring a host of connectivity options and bristling with many of the company’s proprietary technologies.

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Top Gold Note Analogue Shown for First Time in Australia

Melbourne high-end specialist-retailer Sound Gallery has just received the top analogue turntable from Gold Note. On display are the Bellagio Reference turntable, B-7 Ceramic tonearm, and Donatello Gold cartridge from the Italian company’s pinnacle in analogue playback.

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Harbeth Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

UK speaker manufacturer Harbeth has celebrated its 40th Anniversary in the loudspeaker manufacturing business by releasing a stream of ‘Limited Edition’ models, the latest two additions being the M30.2 and flagship M40.2 speakers announced recently at High End Munich.

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Tub's Audio Frequinox Speakers

New Zealand’s Tub’s Audio has recently announced its newest creation, the Frequinox, a speaker promising wide frequency response and high efficiency via a time-aligned horn hybrid design. The company is ramping up for production later in in 2017 with availability slated for early 2018.

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