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Melco celebrates 45 years with anniversary model

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Melco celebrates 45 years with anniversary model The Japanese digital music library specialist announces 45th-anniversary champagne gold N10 library ( £7,499) 19th October 2020, Surrey, UK: To celebrate 45 years of hi-fi design and manufacturing, Japanese digital music library specialist, Melco, has launched a special 45th-anniversary version of its flagship half-width library, the N10 45th Anniversary Limited Edition. Finished in an exclusive celebratory champagne gold, Melco will produce just 50 N10 45th Anniversary Limited Edition units, which will only be available in Europe. The special edition is supplied in an exclusive presentation box containing an official Melco certificate, pen, chopsticks, coaster, notepad and USB drive. In line with the rest of Melco’s EX Series range, the N10 45th Anniversary Limited Edition will benefit from the recently introduced EX Series upgrades (including Roon compatibility via USB download), which represent a major step forward for the audiop

McIntosh Labs launch new next-gen all digital A/V Processor and Power Amplifier

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McIntosh quality for movie lovers: next-generation all-digital A/V processor and power amp revealed MX100 A/V processor and MI347 7-channel amp bring the legendary performance to the big screen (£6,495 each) October 23rd, 2020, Binghamton, NY, USA : McIntosh has launched a next-generation home cinema processor and power amp designed to bring the legendary McIntosh performance to movie lovers everywhere. The new all-digital  MX100 A/V Processor  and  MI347 7-Channel Amplifier  offer the latest processing and decoding technologies in a streamlined package  which can either be proudly displayed or rack-mounted in a hidden installation. MX100 A/V Processor (£6,495) The MX100 A/V Processor is a digital-only device designed for the modern movie lover, equipped for HD and 4K material. It benefits from four HDMI inputs and one output, all of which are HDCP 2.2 compliant. Each HDMI port has 18 Gbps of bandwidth to support High Dynamic Range (HDR) formats: Dolby Vision™; HDR10 and HLG; 4K Ultra

McIntosh Labs launch the new integrated hybrid MA12000 monster amplifier

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McIntosh’s most powerful integrated amplifier in 70 years!  The new 350-watt hybrid  MA12000  makes history as McIntosh’s most powerful integrated to date (£16,500) October 9th, 2020, Binghamton, NY, USA:  McIntosh Laboratory has launched the most powerful integrated amplifier in its 71-year history, the MA12000. The new 350-watt powerhouse is a next-generation amplifier, benefitting from uncompromising engineering, expert craftsmanship and enough power to drive any loudspeaker. It also packs all the features a modern music lover could ever need.  A real best of both worlds proposition, the MA12000 is a hybrid design, with a luxurious valve preamp section (powered by four 12AX7A valves, two per audio channel), combined with a high-performance 350-watt solid-state power amplifier employing McIntosh's Autoformer™ technology, which guarantees the full 350 watts is always delivered, regardless of speaker. Feature-rich, the MA12000 boasts state-of-the-art digital capabilities with enoug

Leema sponsors two-million-selling G4 tenor sensation Jonathan Ansell

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Leema Acoustics backs British music, sponsoring two-million-selling G4 tenor Jonathan Ansell Supporting British music through its current crisis, Leema is proudly backing unique British talent 8th   October 2020, Wales, UK:  Leema Acoustics is lending its support to live music during a uniquely challenging time for the industry. The Welsh hi-fi manufacturer is proudly sponsoring G4 pop-opera tenor sensation and two-million-selling artist  Jonathan Ansell. Jonathan shot to fame on the first ever series of the X-Factor in 2004 where he, as part of pop-opera group G4, came second and went on to top the charts with three albums and four sell-out tours.  When G4 split in 2007, he was propelled to instant stardom as a solo artist signing a £1 million record deal with Universal Classics and Jazz and soon released two chart-topping albums ‘Tenor at the Movies’ and ‘Forever’.  Embarking on a new, super-exclusive ten-location UK tour from today, Jonathan has teamed up with fellow music lover Lee

News: Bassocontinuo's fine audio racks launch in the UK

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  Bassocontinuo’s luxury Italian-made audio racks join McIntosh and Sonus faber at Fine Sounds UK Scientifically developed for advanced vibration control, Bassocontinuo offers the perfect high-performance support 5th October 2020, Fife, Scotland:  Basso Continuo, the Italian luxury equipment support manufacturer, is the latest high-performance audio brand to join the recently created Fine Sounds UK, the new British home for McIntosh and Sonus faber.  bassocontinuo.biz Basso Continuo’s fine audio racks are entirely designed, conceived and manufactured in Italy, and are  backed by scientific research.  There are five handmade ranges to choose from, all of which are supplied with a generous five-year warranty: Classic Line; Reference Line; Revolution Line; Zen Line and the Ultimate Line. The Italian specialist also offers a bespoke customisation service, offering unique designs and wide-ranging personalisation. In addition to hi-fi and A/V racks, Bassocontinuo also offers high-performance

News: Sonus faber's ground breaking trade up scheme...

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Sonus faber’s ground breaking  Trade Up scheme offers the full original value of trade-ins on selected models Music lovers can now get back the full original cost of their trade-in speaker against a wide range of new models  sonusfaber.com 2nd October 2020, Fife, Scotland (Fine Sounds UK):  There has never been a better time to buy a new Sonus faber loudspeaker as the iconic Italian manufacturer announces details of its spectacular Trade Up programme for UK music lovers. The promotion offers unprecedented deals on a wide range of new models, by offering consumers the full original purchase price of their trade-in speaker (regardless of brand), when purchasing at 2.5x the trade-in value. Managed by Sonus faber’s UK distributor, Fine Sounds UK, the deal is being rolled out across its dealer network from today and will run for three months until December the 31 st  2020. Sonus faber’s Trade Up scheme: how it works UK customers buying a new Sonus faber worth a minimum 2.5x the value of the