IsoAcoustics Release ISO-Puck Mini & Stage 1 Board

Last month Canadian manufacturer IsoAcoustics announced two new additions to their pro audio and MI range aimed at music producers and guitarists respectively. Here’s a closer look at what’s to come...

  • Posted on 15 July 2019 by Roy Brockington

Two Compressors In One: Black Lion Audio Present B172A

Since the release of their hugely successful Seventeen 1176-style FET compressor, the question of whether Black Lion Audio would release a 19" optical limiter to join it has been a topic of much debate. The Chicago-based company’s newest release announced this week includes not only optical compression, but also FET, and a raft of versatile routing features!

  • Posted on 3 July 2019 by Roy Brockington

What's New in Sonarworks Reference 4.3?

Last month Sonarworks released the latest update to their hugely successful Reference 4 audio calibration software suite. Innovative new features and improvements have been made to both the Studio and Headphone editions, so without further ado let’s dive in to see what’s new.

  • Posted on 28 June 2019 by Roy Brockington

Audix Announce DN4 and DN43 Dante AES67 Interfaces

The Audix DN4 and DN43 are the company’s first interfaces to feature Dante and AES67 interfacing capabilities and support a multitude of RJ45 / Ethernet cabling standards from CAT5 to CAT7. Built to bring Audix's audio performance to wide integrated networks, both interfaces feature on-off contact closure across all input ports as well as LED status indicators.

  • Posted on 14 June 2019 by Roy Brockington

Avantone Pro Release CLA100 Power Amplifier

Avantone gauged a significant demand from fans of the CLA200’s sound and build quality requiring a solution for speakers with lower power thresholds. The fruits of their research culminated in a robust, 100WRMS per channel amplifier with convection cooling, all housed within a single 19” rack unit.

  • Posted on 7 June 2019 by Roy Brockington

IsoAcoustics DELOS: The Floating Island

At this year’s High-End Show in Munich, IsoAcoustics revealed a brand new product designed specifically for use with high fidelity turntables. IsoAcoustics understand that record decks are built to pickup even the finest details from vinyl during playback, and as such the stylus navigating tiny groove variations maybe exposed to structural resonance or vibration from the surface below the turntable itself.

  • Posted on 7 June 2019 by Roy Brockington

Summer Savings With Sonarworks

This month to celebrate the returning sunshine, Sonarworks have announced a flash Summer Sale on all Reference 4 software products! Eligible products include the Reference 4 Headphone Edition, Studio Edition and the Studio Edition Microphone bundle, whilst discounts are also available on the Studio Edition Upgrade for existing Headphone Edition users.

  • Posted on 31 May 2019 by Roy Brockington

Stellia Receives 5 Stars from What Hi-Fi

Stellia, Focal’s flagship closed-back high-end headphone, was released earlier this year to resounding applause at the CanJam Global festival in New York and, in the months that have followed, reviewers and end-users alike have set about clamouring to get their hands on a set.

  • Posted on 15 May 2019 by Roy Brockington

Bricasti Announce M15 Professional Power Amplifier

For many years Bricasti Designs have maintained a line of innovative, powerful and achingly good-looking power amplifiers designed for the Hi-Fi market - the largest of which (the Bricasti M28) offers an almighty 800W to a single mono channel with a 2 ohm load.

  • Posted on 3 May 2019 by Roy Brockington

Isolate Your Hi-Fi Floorstanders The Right Way With GAIA

The popularity of Hi-Fi loudspeaker isolation has exploded. Now more than ever, audiophiles and listeners the world over are appreciating the importance of a properly decoupled underlying surface to ensure a solid soundstage and achieve flourishing openness in sound.

  • Posted on 26 April 2019 by Roy Brockington