SCV Acquires UK & ROI Distribution of Micromega

SCV are excited to announce a new partnership with French Hi-Fi component manufacturer Micromega. Since the late 1980s, Micromega have made it their mission to design and manufacture digital source devices which aspire to achieve the ultimate balance between technological advancement and sound reproduction without compromising musicality or comfort of use.

  • Posted on 5 February 2019 by Roy Brockington

Focal Announce Trio11 Near and Midfield Studio Monitor

Today at the NAMM Show in Anaheim California, Focal announced the latest addition to its acclaimed Be (Beryllium) studio monitor range. The Trio11 Be is a versatile near and midfield monitor designed as a high performance tool to satisfy the needs of modern music producers all the way up to exacting audio and mastering engineers.

  • Posted on 24 January 2019 by Roy Brockington

Hear Back OCTO Range Now Shipping

After almost a decade of quality personal mixing, the original Hear Back range has come to an end. But don’t start packing up the studio session/rehearsal/gig just yet! Hear Technologies’ new and improved Hear Back OCTO range has landed and is now available in the UK. Hear Back OCTO draws on many of the features that everyone loved about the original range with a few key improvements.

  • Posted on 22 January 2019 by Roy Brockington

SCV at The Bristol HiFi Show 2019

SCV are returning to Bristol for another triumphant year of the Sound & Vision Show, brought to you by UK Hi-Fi electronics retailer Audio-T. This year SCV will be presenting the very latest audio innovations from Focal, Micromega, Meze, Novafidelity, Benchmark Media and Questyle.

  • Posted on 18 January 2019 by Roy Brockington

SCV Named UK Distributor for Sonarworks

SCV are excited today to reveal a brand new partner with Latvian audio software manufacturer Sonarworks. Formed in 2012 by two music enthusiasts and a keen scientist united by a passion for good sound, Sonarworks have set out to transform the process of sound monitoring for creators and listeners alike.

  • Posted on 2 January 2019 by Roy Brockington

How to Safely Rollback Your Novafidelity X12 Firmware

With the previous recent update release of Novafidelity version X12 firmware, some users have experienced problems during the upgrade process. In this piece we take a quick look at how to safely perform an emergency firmware recovery on the Novafidelity and Cocktail Audio X12 model.

  • Posted on 10 December 2018 by Roy Brockington

Metric Halo On Mac OS Mojave and Beyond

Whilst the announcement of a new operating system may inspire a feeling of deep, uncomfortable dread in the gut of many audio industry professionals, users of Metric Halo hardware and plug-in software can once again breath a sigh of relief. The new operating system for Mac: Mojave, Apple’s 15th major operating system release for the Mac platform, was announced in June 2018 and replaces High Sierra.

  • Posted on 30 November 2018 by Roy Brockington

Fostex Release TH909 Premium Headphones

Last month Fostex announced a brand new high-end headphone product building on the success of their TH900MK2 closed-back model. Their new model aims to retain the same sound characteristic whilst adopting an open-back design: presenting the new flagship TH909.

  • Posted on 29 November 2018 by Roy Brockington

Meze Audio Releases Empyrean

A culmination of three decades of research and development, ‘Empyrean' is the brand new flagship high-end headphone from Romanian manufacturer Meze Audio. The aim of Empyrean was to develop the most technologically innovative pair of planar magnetic headphones in the world by harnessing premium materials, exquisite craftsmanship and ‘Meze standard’ detailing.

  • Posted on 22 November 2018 by Roy Brockington

Two New Releases From Benchmark Media Systems

Last month at the prestigious Rocky Mountain Audio Fest consumer audio show in Denver, Colorado, Benchmark Media Systems presented several new additions to their family of Hi-Fi converters and amplifiers. In this article we take a closer look at the the new kids on the block as well as a deeper dive into their respective features.

  • Posted on 14 November 2018 by Roy Brockington