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Hadcock GH 242 Export

One of the most popular tonearms that most audiophiles have never heard of, many hundreds of thousands of Hadcocks have been sold since its inception over half a century ago, in over one hundred countries. It is a classic unipivot

Hadcock GH 242 Export

One of the most popular tonearms that most audiophiles have never heard of, many hundreds of thousands of Hadcocks have been sold since its inception over half a century ago, in over one hundred countries. It is a classic unipivot

Cyrus ONE

First seen at the 2016 Munich High End Show, Cyrus Audio’s ONE integrated amplifier is a Class D design using the third generation of the company’s hybrid Class D technology. It puts out a claimed 100W RMS per channel into 6 ohms,

Cyrus ONE

First seen at the 2016 Munich High End Show, Cyrus Audio’s ONE integrated amplifier is a Class D design using the third generation of the company’s hybrid Class D technology. It puts out a claimed 100W RMS per channel into 6 ohms,

Simon Freethy

Simon Freethy has one of the hardest jobs in hi-fi. As the Managing Director of Cyrus Audio, he’s got the corporate equivalent of making “that difficult second album” – the one that fans have great expectations for, demanding that it

Simon Freethy

Simon Freethy has one of the hardest jobs in hi-fi. As the Managing Director of Cyrus Audio, he’s got the corporate equivalent of making “that difficult second album” – the one that fans have great expectations for, demanding that it

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Chord Hugo 2

When Chord Electronics’ first Hugo portable DAC/headphone amplifier was launched at CES in January 2014, the world knew it was special – it was so good that many bought it to use as their main digital converter, rather than a

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Chord Hugo 2

When Chord Electronics’ first Hugo portable DAC/headphone amplifier was launched at CES in January 2014, the world knew it was special – it was so good that many bought it to use as their main digital converter, rather than a

Videotone Minimax

The Videotone Minimax is the great little loudspeaker that history forgot. The story is all the more intriguing by the fact that Videotone was not – unlike about ninety nine percent of speakers back then – British. “Videotone” was the name

Videotone Minimax

The Videotone Minimax is the great little loudspeaker that history forgot. The story is all the more intriguing by the fact that Videotone was not – unlike about ninety nine percent of speakers back then – British. “Videotone” was the name

Peter Comeau

It’s been a long journey for someone who started off reading Electronic Engineering at Plymouth University back in the early seventies. Now, four decades later, Peter Comeau is running a large engineering department with many staff, supervising a wide range

Peter Comeau

It’s been a long journey for someone who started off reading Electronic Engineering at Plymouth University back in the early seventies. Now, four decades later, Peter Comeau is running a large engineering department with many staff, supervising a wide range

Cyrus CD t

Launched in 2011 for £699, the Cyrus CD transport filled a much-needed gap in a hi-fi world that was suddenly beginning to see a decline in the number of silver disc spinners being made. By this time, Linn had already announced it would

Cyrus CD t

Launched in 2011 for £699, the Cyrus CD transport filled a much-needed gap in a hi-fi world that was suddenly beginning to see a decline in the number of silver disc spinners being made. By this time, Linn had already announced it would