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AVM Inspiration CS 2.3

AVM Inspiration AS 2.3 – AV REVIEW

German high-ender AVM wants to make top
all-in-one performers. David Vivian takes a
listen to its all-singing integrated amp

JBL STAGE Series Review – Home Cinema Choice

After nearly a century in the speaker business, there's something else JBL is often associated with - horn-loaded compression drivers. All the brand's premium loudspeakers use a variation on this approach, from the gargantuan flagship Summit series with horn-loaded...

1949 – 2024: MCINTOSH CELEBRATES 75 YEARS OF AUDIO EXCELLENCE

McIntosh is celebrating a momentous milestone in 2024: Their 75th Anniversary. Fueled by an insatiable passion for sound, McIntosh has not merely grown over the years; they have evolved into a relentless force propelled by the pursuit of sonic excellence. In their...

Wilson Audio Sasha V & Alexia V Arrive To HFX Systems in October 2023

The Beautiful Wilson Audio Sasha V & Alexia V Loudspeakers will be arriving to HFX Systems demo room In October 2023. What to expect? Wilson Audio Sasha V - Sasha V combines the essence of its predecessors while combining the most effective elements developed for its...

DS Audio Grandmaster Review

The DS Audio Grand Master optical cartridge is designed to offer exceptional audio performance and precision. It is known for its ability to extract detailed and accurate sound from vinyl records, thanks to the laser technology it employs. A first for DS Audio, the...

McIntosh Releases PS2K Subwoofer

Experience unparalleled bass performance with the McIntosh PS2K Powered Subwoofer. Crafted with meticulous precision and a profound passion for sound, the breathtaking PS2K is designed to elevate the listening experience of an already awe-inspiring home audio system...

Cape Town Hi-Fi Club Invites HFX To Cape Audio Hi-Fi Expo

Thank you Cape Town Hi-Fi club for inviting us to participate in the Cape Audio Hi-Fi Expo which took place from the 15th to the 17th of September, an exceptional gathering of audio enthusiasts, industry experts and music lovers from in and around Cape Town. This...
"McIntosh Amplifiers: An Audio Dream" – a new high-tech video promoting our industry leading amplifiers. While an MC462 is featured, the messaging in the video talks about our entire line of award winning amplifiers, making it applicable to all prospective amplifier customers. Click the link to watch the video : https://youtu.be/zTx2_hH7elo

McIntosh Amplifiers: An Audio Dream

“McIntosh Amplifiers: An Audio Dream” – a new high-tech video promoting our industry leading amplifiers. While an MC462 is featured, the messaging in the video talks about our entire line of award winning amplifiers, making it applicable to all prospective amplifier customers.
Click the link to watch the video : https://youtu.be/zTx2_hH7elo

The MA8950 Integrated Amplifier wins Editor’s Choice Award 2022

Congratulations to McIntosh Lab Inc. on receiving the prestigious Editor’s Choice Award for best High-End stereo amplifier from AVForum. The MA8950 Integrated Amplifier is fully balanced and offers 2 x 220 watts continuous output power with an ultra-high damping...

NEW PRODUCT: The MI502 2-Channel Amplifier

NEW PRODUCT: The MI502 2-Channel Amplifier is a welcome addition to your custom home audio or home theater system. It is rack mountable and delivers world renowned McIntosh sound quality at a rate of 500 Watts into 8 Ohm speakers or 800 Watts into 4 Ohm speakers....
The Vinyl Vault, Part Seven

The Vinyl Vault, Part Seven

Part 7 – Records (part 2) Records!So you eventually get to play your records. This is the fun part – yet there are a few things you should be aware of and try and make a habit of. A few do’s and don’ts:We suggest that you handle the record directly from the inner...

The Vinyl Vault, Part Six

The Vinyl Vault, Part Six

Part 6 – Records (part 1) Records!So we eventually come to records, the final links in getting our turntables to perform their magic and keep us spellbound with the wealth of information contained within them. Although we all know what they are and what they look...

The Vinyl Vault, Part Five

The Vinyl Vault, Part Five

Part 5 – Cartridges CartridgesLet’s start with a brief explanation of the basics of the cartridge and its principle parts:Cartridge body – this is the outer shell and the basic construction, in short, what we sometimes refer to as the needle. It consists of the top of...

The Vinyl Vault, Part Four

The Vinyl Vault, Part Four

Part 4 – Turntable placement and related issues Turntable placement and related issues Turntables are actually easy devices to understand as far as their functioning is concerned. The groove of the record and its shape over its entire length cause the stylus that is...

The Vinyl Vault, Part Three

The Vinyl Vault, Part Three

Part 3 – Phono pre amplification Phono PreamplificationBy now everybody understands the route that the signal needs to travel from the groove and its origin right through to the loudspeakers to eventually hear sound and react to it. However, the process of getting...

The Vinyl Vault, Part Two

The Vinyl Vault, Part Two

Part 2 – Retro turntables and the custom market Retro turntables and the custom marketTurntables are very often seen as totally archaic playback devices. Although we have seen some brilliant and wonderfully advanced technological creations in the past few years, there...

The Vinyl Vault, Part one

The Vinyl Vault, Part one

Part 1 – optimising your turntable Optimizing your turntableTracking force:Vinyl records produce sound when the stylus tip touches the groove walls and the platter rotates. Obviously the sound will be better when the stylus remains in contact with the groove walls at...