Stax ‘Earspeaker’ Celebrates 80 Years

Iconic electrostatic maker Stax is celebrating its 80 year anniversary producing some of the very best personal audio products with the release of the new SR-L300 Limited ‘Earspeakers’. A companion SRM-353X BK ‘Driver’ (headphone amplifier in Stax-speak) has also been announced.

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New Monoblock Amplifier from Audio Research

Audio Research has just announced the release of the new Reference series REF160M monoblock amplifier which introduces a new industrial design and aesthetic, beautifully marrying the company’s classic themes with the latest in display technology.

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Go Figure - Chord Electronics' New App for Poly

Chord Electronics’ highly successful and very portable Poly music streamer has been given a bump-up in terms of functionality and usability via the slick-looking GoFigure dedicated configuration App.

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Audio Note-Kondo Japan Appoints New Australian Distributor

High-end iconic brand Audio Note-Kondo Japan has appointed Ultimate High-End as the new distributor in Australia.

Peter Vo, Founder of Ultimate High-End has been an admirer and owner of the products for some time and reached an agreement with the Audio Note Co. Japan management to form the new partnership to handle the superb and highly-regarded valve products in Australia.

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… And More Ground-Shaking Local Industry News

In photo: KEF Brand Ambassador Johan Coorg about to index Michael Di Meglio while Lawrence Chu, KEF General Manager for Asia Pacific, holds Di Meglio still.

It’s been announced that Michael Di Meglio, an important figure in the Australian Hi-Fi industry, has resigned from his current position at Advance Audio Australia.

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Musical Fidelity Launches New DAC

A new M6 series upmarket, yet well-priced, Digital-to-Analogue Converter has been announced by the UK’s high-end audio electronics specialist Musical Fidelity.

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OPPO to Cease Production

OPPO, the highly acclaimed digital specialist producer of award-winning universal disc player/streamer/DAC products has announced that it will cease production of its current digital player lines and its excellent head-fi products.

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Loudspeaker Specialist Grover Notting Launches New Website

Grover Notting, Australian manufacturer of globally-acclaimed studio monitoring systems, has launched a thoroughly revamped website (www.classicaudiodesigns.com.au) featuring comprehensive product information and detailing the innovative designs and developed engineering philosophies applied across the wide range of the company’s offerings.

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Interdyn Takes on Distribution for SVS in Australia

Interdyn, one of Australia’s major distributors whose brand portfolio features some of the most popular names in audio such as Devialet, Oppo, Pro-Ject and Rotel among many others, has announced the acquisition of subwoofer specialist SVS as a new addition to its stable.

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McIntosh Laboratory's New MT2 Precision Turntable

As a third model within the McIntosh Laboratory’s turntable offerings, the iconic company has announced the new MT2 Precision turntable, soon to join the ranks comprising the highly regarded range-topping MT10 and mid-level MT5.

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Focal’s Songstress, the Kanta №2, launched at Audio Solutions, Sydney

Premier high-end audio retailer Audio Solutions in Sydney’s Mascot was the venue for the New South Wales launch of Focal’s new speaker, the stunningly beautiful Kanta №2 which is the premiere model in a new range of strategic importance to the high-end speaker manufacturer.

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