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Ken Ishiwata leaves Marantz

Surprise news comes that Ken Ishiwata has left Marantz after forty one years at the company. Parent company Sound United has issued the following press release: May 16th, 2019 – Following 41 years as a leading light at Marantz, the number

Ken Ishiwata leaves Marantz

Surprise news comes that Ken Ishiwata has left Marantz after forty one years at the company. Parent company Sound United has issued the following press release: May 16th, 2019 – Following 41 years as a leading light at Marantz, the number

Ken Ishiwata

“Saul B Marantz was a great hi-fi pioneer,” says Ken Ishiwata, “and along with McIntosh arguably made the high end hi-fi scene we have today – maybe we wouldn’t have home hi-fi systems at all, as we know them? So

Ken Ishiwata

“Saul B Marantz was a great hi-fi pioneer,” says Ken Ishiwata, “and along with McIntosh arguably made the high end hi-fi scene we have today – maybe we wouldn’t have home hi-fi systems at all, as we know them? So

Bob Ludwig

Whereas many professional music producers and engineers seem woefully disinterested in their home hi-fi hardware. Bob runs a Well Tempered turntable, custom modified Manley Steelhead phono stage and EMM Labs (Ed Meitner modified) Switchman preamplifier, various power amplifiers and Eggleston

Bob Ludwig

Whereas many professional music producers and engineers seem woefully disinterested in their home hi-fi hardware. Bob runs a Well Tempered turntable, custom modified Manley Steelhead phono stage and EMM Labs (Ed Meitner modified) Switchman preamplifier, various power amplifiers and Eggleston

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

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

Alex Munro

Q Acoustics’ Brand Director is a quietly spoken but erudite fellow – with a long history of working in the British hi-fi industry. He hails from the north of Scotland, but has spent much of his life in Edinburgh and

Alex Munro

Q Acoustics’ Brand Director is a quietly spoken but erudite fellow – with a long history of working in the British hi-fi industry. He hails from the north of Scotland, but has spent much of his life in Edinburgh and

Enno Vandermere

The problem for Roon founder Enno Vandermere is that his product needs a whole lot of explanation before people can take a view about whether they want it. “We created an experience that people were missing. The only trouble is,

Enno Vandermere

The problem for Roon founder Enno Vandermere is that his product needs a whole lot of explanation before people can take a view about whether they want it. “We created an experience that people were missing. The only trouble is,