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  1. The Rise of Premium Headphones

    The Rise of Premium Headphones

     

    Cranking up your speakers can be fun, but there’s something a bit special about choosing instead to listen through headphones, fully immersed in your own personal musical nirvana.

     

    Indeed, modern day living can demand private listening, to avoid disturbing others, escaping background noise or due to space restrictions. If you haven’t experienced high fidelity headphones, come in and give a pair a go. You might well be surprised at how enjoyable losing yourself in them can be…

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  2. Marantz Model M1 Impressions

    Marantz MODEL M1

     

     

    If there’s one new home entertainment product that’s been proliferate in recent years, it’s the compact streaming amp.

     

    WiiM, Bluesound and Pro-Ject just are some of the contenders in this burgeoning market. Now it’s the turn of Japanese giants Marantz, pouring 70 years of audio engineering heritage into

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  3. What is a DAC? And Why Do You Need One?

    What is a DAC? And Why Do You Need One?

     

    DACs are everywhere – in your smartphone, TV, Xbox, PC – you probably use one every day, even if you’re not aware of it. They are the omnipresent tech of the 21st Century.

     

    But what is a DAC?...

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  4. Win a Mission 778X Integrated Amplifier

    Win a Mission 778X Integrated Amplifier

    Win a Mission 778X Integrated Amplifier

    To celebrate the launch of our new Instagram @petertyson.co.uk we are giving away a Mission 778X Integrated Amplifier.

    Please head over to our Instagram profile and enter. Full terms and conditions below. 

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  5. Why Good Quality Cables Matter

    Why Good Quality Cables Matter

     

    Cables: the hidden (hopefully!) glue of your Hi-fi system. Cables link everything together, delivering power and transporting your audio. And anything that influences the all-important audio signal matters; cables more than you might think.

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  6. Hi-fi Set-Up Essentials - 6 Easy Improvements

    Hi-fi Set-Up Essentials - 6 Easy Improvements

     

    You’ve taken the plunge and bought yourself a Hi-fi system. Firstly, congratulations! You’ve made a great decision – a world of musical pleasure awaits. Now what?

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  7. Which Home Projector is Best For You? A Projector Buying Guide

    Which Home Projector is Best For You? A Projector Buying Guide

     

    Shopping for a home projector has never been easier! However, if you've never bought a projector for a home before, the sheer amount of choice from leading brands and manufacturers can feel overwhelming if you're unfamiliar with them.

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  8. Close Up With The Bowers & Wilkins 700 S3 Signature Series

    B&W 700 S3 Signature Series

    When Bowers & Wilkins label a loudspeaker ‘Signature’, we know we’re in for something extra special.

    This is a tag reserved for the crème de la crème of speakers, the best in class, boasting significant performance upgrades. In Bowers & Wilkins near 60-year history the Signature name has been bestowed upon products only seven times...

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  9. WiiM – What’s The Story?

    WiiM – What’s The Story?

    WiiM is a relative new kid on the block in home audio and is taking it by storm. offering a small but comprehensive range of quality, extremely affordable streaming solutions.

     

    WiiM is part of LinkPlay Technology Inc., a collaborative team from the likes of Google and Harmon, developing bespoke audio streaming software and hardware for OEM partners, with bases in the US, China and South Korea.

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  10. Linn Organik DAC Upgrade for Akubarik Loudspeakers

    Linn Organik DAC Upgrade for Akubarik Loudspeakers

    We have been waxing lyrical about Linn’s Organik DAC architecture since it debuted in the sublime next-generation Klimax DSM in 2021.

     

    Organik elevates audio performance to breathtaking levels. And now, Linn Akubarik owners can reach those heights too, with a retrofittable Organik DAC upgrade.

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