‘Hana’ is a Japanese name meaning ‘flower’ and usually given to baby girls. It’s also the name of a very good new cartridge. Our Andy’s flapping appendages like it. A lot.
Sound and Vision
OPPO has released of the new UDP-203 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc player, which is the successor to the award-winning BDP-103 series of universal Blu-ray disc players.
Richard Varey has a marathon session with a hi-fidelity maestro with a singular vision. Warning: this piece may change your whole perspective on hi-fi.
Richard Varey gets amorous with a retro-styled NZ-designed preamp.
SOtM Audio’s range of hi-fi products is now available in New Zealand via Crux Audio Australia
Andy Baker is a sceptic, but like most hi-fi nuts, he’ll try any tweak for the chance of sonic improvement.
Ash Kramer looks at products from Glass Audio aka Audiodesksysteme Gläss including a CD washing machine and a vinyl washer that uses ultrasonics to clean your records.
Okay, so it happened way back in May, but we’re always rooting for our fellow Kiwis when they take their wares overseas and proceed to wow the punters. Simon Brown from Design Build Listen reports.
Netherlands company Metrum cooks up a trio of toasty audio products: a preamp, a power amp, and mono blocks.
Ash Kramer gets to hear Golden Ear’s much heralded Triton One powered tower speakers down in Hamilton.
A CHANCE FOR WELLINGTONIANS TO GIVE THEIR SPEAKERS SOME DEVIALET SAM LAB LOVE
In the first of our new regular series Movers & Shakers Q&A, we quiz local hi-fi stalwart Paul Quilter to get behind the business to his guiding passions.