New Arrival: The Marantz Hifi Series 10, 11 and 14

Marantz’s home cinema components have been part of our program for some time now due to their upstanding and entirely convincing quality. Now we’re glad ti have our range updated with their latest HiFi series, which will be stocked in our studios and our online shop  Particularly noteworthy is the 10 Series, which will be released at the end of February. From now on, we are also introducing the 14 Series as well as the 11 Series and the latter we would like to introduce in this article in detail.

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High-End Quality All-in-One Player: Mark Levinson No 519

For over four decades, the name Mark Levinson has stood for high-end hi-fi quality. In the near future, the company will be launching a new, modern, digital player, which was presented at the High End event in Munich in May. Since we also include the all-in-one player Mark Levinson № 519 in our range, we would like to now present the high-end device.

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New in our showrooms: KEF LS50 Wireless Speakers

After the rumors built up to boiling point, the official announcement was eventually made in October. Now they’re finally in our shop: The active KEF LS50 Wireless speakers– and we have a few photos as proof!

More general information about active speakers can be found here.

Denon HEOS – The Multi-room System in Summary

Since the market introduction of the multi-room HEOS system in August 2014, Denon has established itself as one of the most important providers in this product niche. One reason for the success of HEOS is certainly the continuous product maintenance – the hardware is now in the second generation and regular software updates are a matter of course. In this article we summarize the current state of things and explore the potential of the individual components

Denon HEOS in unserer Vorführung

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Theme Overview: Music Streaming

In order to play one’s favourite music, you do not necessarily need a few CDs juggling between the apartment and the car, and apart from the music collection on the computer and the smartphone separately, the magic word is streaming. Recently, we gave a video overview of the Auralic Aries mini, Cambridge Audio CX N, and Naim Audio ND5 XS. Also interesting are the multiroom streaming systems from Bluesound, Denon HEOS as well as Sonos, for which there are already overview. At this point we would now like to discuss the fundamentals of the topic.

Multiroom-System mit Modellen von Naim Audio, Bluesound, Sonos und Denon HEOS

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Consumer Electronics: 2015 in Retrospect, 2016 a Preview.

We want to make the last  item before Christmas and the New Year a small review of the technical development that took place in 2015 as well as an outlook for the year 2016. Many aspects that have taken up space in the past twelve months reporting on will be discussions that will probably continue to occupy us for a while yet. Now is a good chance to query the current state of affairs.

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Cambridge CXU – More Than A Blu-ray Player

With the introduction of the Hi-Fi Segment of the CX series this Spring and the subsequent expansion of the product line to the two AV receivers CXR 120 and CXR 200 in Autumn, Cambridge Audio has already succeeded twice this year with the latest technology and remarkable sound qualities which pour into positive product concepts. In this spirit, now presented is the third and, for the time being, last match of the series, officially declared as a Blu-ray player with a U” for “universalin the name of Cambridge CXU suggests that there is still much more to discover.

Cambridge CXU mit seinem HiFi-Kollegen CX A60 in unserer Vorführung

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