In the first of his new hi-fi column, RICHARD VAREY looks at the meaning behind common – and not-so-common – categories.
Sound and Vision
At last, a TV speaker system that sounds great and boasts ‘wife acceptance factor’, writes a smitten PAT PILCHER.
Speaker sound can be improved immeasurably with customisable plinths. Richard Varey explains.
Are hi-fi fans being taken in by ludicrous claims made by sellers of preposterously expensive gizmos? RICHARD VAREY has some advice for you.
Curvy, delicious-looking Sopra No3 speakers from French company Focal are now available in NZ.
‘What’s your position on positioning?’ asks RICHARD VAREY, in this very useful instruction on the easiest and cheapest way ever to get a better sound out of your system.
GARY STEEL goes on the attack against audio snobbery as he details his rock and roll odyssey with Cerwin-Vega loudspeakers.
‘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.
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