Showing posts from April, 2021

New English Electric 16Switch Doubles the Capability of the Original

New English Electric   16Switch   doubles the capability of the multi-award-winning 8Switch   16Switch offers twice the practicality of the original, advanced power supplies and low-noise circuitry 30th  April 2021, Wiltshire, Great Britain: English Electric (a Chord Company brand) has launched the  16Switch  data switch, building on the multi-award-winning 8Switch, the British company ’ s debut product which was launched in May 2020.  The 16Switch is a  two-zone, dual power supply,  16-port Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) device which has been optimised for music and video streaming. The 16Switch brings the proven benefits of the 8Switch to larger networks and features 2x  independent  rows of eight high-quality Gigabit Ethernet ports, which can be used as two independent eight-way switches or connected and used as one 16-way device. The 16Switch has been designed to offer high noise-isolation and low electrical noise. It uses two highly accurate customised TCXOs (Temperature Compensation Crys

McIntosh and Sonus faber 'CI-fi' Ranges Come to the UK and Ireland

McIntosh and Sonus faber sound quality for home installations as FSUK adds ‘CI-fi’ ranges to portfolio   McIntosh and Sonus faber sound quality is no longer the preserve of two-channel, as FSUK expands with CI ranges 28th April 2021, Glenrothes, Scotland:  Fine Sounds UK, the country’s McIntosh and Sonus faber distributor, has expanded its music and movie portfolio to bring the benefits of McIntosh and Sonus faber sound quality to a new group of home entertainment fans. FSUK is now offering music lovers a comprehensive range of hi-fi-quality installation products, including McIntosh electronics and Sonus faber loudspeakers, which will be available through a carefully selected, expanding retailer base. In addition to the growing portfolio,  Fine Sounds UK has joined CEDIA as a trade supplier member , bringing McIntosh and Sonus faber’s high-performance CI offerings to the organisation’s integrator members (and their customers), for the first time.  Crucially, McIntosh and Sonus faber so

Chord Company Offers Free DIN Guide for Naim Users

Chord Company offers free DIN guide for Naim users Chord Company helps thousands of Naim owners with a FREE six-page PDF connections guide 20th April 2021, Wiltshire, England:  With thousands of Naim Audio devices in circulation around the world, Chord Company has produced an invaluable in-depth guide to DIN connectivity, to help Naim users get the best out of their investment. Chord Company’s free downloadable PDF,  Chord Company DIN Connections , provides helpful information on all aspects of DIN (Deutsches Institut für Normung) cabling, including a DIN model breakdown for all budgets, plus a guide to DIN history and upgrading. The free six-page PDF also includes a comprehensive DIN ‘cable combinations’ chart, plus a comprehensive compatibility table, matching Naim equipment to a wide variety of Chord Company cable solutions and accessories. Users of legacy Quad equipment can benefit, too. The free guide also includes details of further upgrades for Naim users, including Chord Compan

Melco Audio N100 Review

Music and the way it is being consumed by the end user has changed and especially over the last decade with so many people now getting their music via online music services and the demand has grown considerably which is driving the demand for products from the High End audio industry, making them adapt in many ways and offer better solutions for us all to enjoy this wonderful hobby. To be honest it is a win win situation as the industry is booming and what we get is a better quality and overall experience with good quality music and cheaper products and that also filters down from the higher end audio companies to us. Melco Audio comes from a computer industry background as it is part of the huge Buffalo HDD and IT solutions company. When you think of computers and HiFi the two generally do not offer the best quality as there is so many variables that can affect the quality of sound from a PC and the transportation of your music files, most notably noise and how it affects the quality