Focal Clear Claims EISA High-End Headphone Award

The Expert Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) has been in operation since 1982 and now stands as an internationally-renowned consortium of 53 special interest magazines across 25 different countries. The body is best known for the its prestigious EISA Awards which take place annually and are selected by EISA’s ‘Expert Groups’ for niches such as photography, mobile devices, home theatre, and of course, Hi-Fi.

  • Posted on 5 September 2018 by Roy Brockington

SCV at CanJam London 2018

CanJam, the world’s premier headphone audio show brought to you by Head-Fi, is returning to London for another unforgettable year! This year the revered personal audio festival will fall on the third weekend of July and take place once again at the Park Plaza Venue, Westminster Bridge. SCV have been busy curating together a swathe of new and exciting products ready to unveil. Below is a sneak preview of what to expect at this year’s show!

  • Posted on 12 July 2018 by Roy Brockington

SCV at Notting Hill Music's Network Monthly

This month we’re joining Notting Hill Music and Kazbar Systems for the July edition of Network-Monthy at Tileyard Studios, one of London’s finest feel-good music business shindigs attended by some of the finest labels, publishers, writers and agents the industry has to offer. As an official sponsor, SCV will be on hand to field queries about its distributed professional audio brands and will also be presenting a few recent additions to the product portfolio!

  • Posted on 12 July 2018 by Roy Brockington

SCV Acquires UK Distribution of Novafidelity

Today SCV are very pleased to announce an exclusive distribution agreement with Novafidelity in the UK and Ireland. The new partnership comes at an opportune time as the streaming product manufacturer launches a swathe of exciting new and updated models.

Established in 2003 as part of Korean manufacturer Novotron Co Limited’s portfolio of brands, Novafidelity's focus is on creating high quality multimedia players that provide an innovative user experience along with world-class musical delivery.

  • Posted on 4 July 2018 by Roy Brockington

How To Install Metric Halo's 3D Upgrade

3D is here! And we bet you're all pretty psyched. Metric Halo's 3D upgrade enables a wealth of connectivity and software upgrades offering 2D and legacy interfaces a new lease of life and futureproofing for years to come. If you're lucky enough to have bagged an upgrade kit for the 2882, ULN2, LIO8 or ULN8, we've curated all of the necessary video guides below to get you up and running as quickly as possible.

  • Posted on 3 July 2018 by Roy Brockington

Avantone Pro Make History With CLA10

For decades, a large number of studios have relied on the classic NS10M reference speaker to gain further insight into midrange frequencies, monitor gain levels to cater sessions appropriately for consumer audio products, and overall achieve a genuinely comparative mix. Since 2001 (to the surprise of many) the famed NS10 design from Yamaha’s Akira Nakamura has been out of production and a state of rising prices and second hand trading has been present ever since.

  • Posted on 3 July 2018 by Roy Brockington

Metric Halo Unveil 3D Upgrade

After several years of amped anticipation, Metric Halo this week finally revealed what every MH owner, fanboy and admirer from a medium-distance has been pining for - the 3D Upgrade Expansion board. The new release is compatible with all existing Metric Halo interfaces in use across the world and provides users with access to a plethora of new features and integrations.

  • Posted on 21 June 2018 by Roy Brockington

Are My Hi-Fi Speakers GAIA-Friendly?

Whilst many hi-fi speakers conform to the same thread diameter, some proudly march to the beat of their own bespoke thread-type. In the interest of making the power of GAIA available to subscribers of the latter camp, IsoAcoustics took the leap to examine a huge range of hi-fi floor-standers with a view to designing bespoke GAIA adaptor threads and welcome users into a world of 3D sound-stages along with boosted clarity and openness.

  • Posted on 15 June 2018 by Roy Brockington

Hear Technologies Announce Waves WSG Bridge

Pro audio companies Hear Technologies and Waves Audio have recently joined forces to produce a streamlined solution to allow Dante users integrate with Waves’ SoundGrid technology. Presenting the Hear Technologies WSG Bridge. SoundGrid is an audio-over-ethernet technology platform for impressively scalable real-time professional audio applications.

  • Posted on 1 June 2018 by Roy Brockington

Digital Audio Labs Add New Firmware Features to Livemix

Last month owners of Digital Audio Labs 'Livemix’ series personal monitoring hardware were treated to a couple of eagerly anticipated features in a newly released firmware upgrade. For those of you who haven’t yet taken the plunge, here’s a quick recap on the new improvements that are included.

  • Posted on 17 May 2018 by Roy Brockington