McIntosh MXA70 – the big little system

McIntosh MXA70 compact hifi

Legendary American high-end Hi-Fi manufacturer, McIntosh Laboratory, is launching its big little system. Named the MXA70 it is available for the first time in the UK from Jordan Acoustics, McIntosh’s UK distributor. The McIntosh MXA70, as you would expect, is a highly versatile high-performance hand-built audio system, constructed in McIntosh’s Binghamton (NY) factory. The system [...]

Blue Mo-Fi headphones with built-in audiophile amp

blue mo-fi headphones

Blue is probably better known for its range of nifty USB microphones but that hasn’t stopped it entering the highly competitive arena of statement headphones with its Mo-Fi cans. The Blue Mo-Fi Headphones are equipped with a built-in “audiophile” amplifier, which boosts the power of the often weak audio from mobile devices. The theory is [...]

CAD lets its CAT out of the bag – audiophile rip and stream

CAD CAT and DAC

Computer Audio Design, the award-winning central London based computer-audio specialist, has just launched the CAT — a highly advanced new digital source component with CD-ripping, bespoke internal storage and streaming services playback. The new CAT (CAD Audio Transport) is a high-quality source component offering top-notch CD ripping and playback along with “bespoke internal data storage”. [...]

Tesoro Kuven Pro gaming headset UK release and price

Kuven Pro headset

Tesoro has just announced the release of their latest 5.1 stereo gaming headset, the Kuven Pro. As the name suggests, the Kuven Pro is a more advanced version of the previous iterations of the Tesoro Kuven headset and features True 5.1 sound. With a total of 8 drivers (4 in each ear cup) and fully [...]

JBL Clip rugged portable Bluetooth speaker lands in UK

JBL Clip

JBL has got a new speaker aimed at those who want to listen to their music on the go: the JBL Clip. The compact speaker features a built-in carabiner clip (hence its name) so you can attach it to your bag, belt loop or any other attachment point you fancy dangling it from. The Clip [...]

SoundSight live video streaming headphones – the musician’s next social media weapon?

soundsight

If you want to take video footage from your point of view you can strap a GoPro to your head or, for a quick clip use Google Glass. Now, there’s some headphones that will livestream what you’re seeing and hearing. Could SoundSight be the next social tool for musicians? SoundSight has packed in a 1080p [...]