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Astell&Kern, the global leader in premium portable high-resolution audio devices, has announced three new audio products ahead of High End in Munich. This tantalising trio includes the powerful KANN MAX portable digital audio player, the hi-fi grade AK HC2 Dual DAC cable and the innovative Pathfinder hybrid earphones (IEMs).READ MORE
World renowned analogue audio specialists Goldring, introduces the latest member of its moving coil (MC) cartridge family, the Eroica HXREAD MORE
Introducing the SEM4 DAC module for the A&futura SE180 digital audio player (DAP). The fourth module in the series, this dual-DAC is the first to feature Digital Audio Remaster (DAR) upsampling technology, enhancing the sample rate of the audio source so music fans can get closer to the analogue-like original sound.READ MORE
Leading audio specialist Q Acoustics introduces the E120, an installed wireless audio system for any room in a home or garden office. Drawing on the company's rich audio expertise, the E120 continues Q Acoustics' exemplary credentials of designing class-leading, award-winning loudspeakers and wireless music systems.READ MORE
Faithful to the company's philosophy of delivering sound reproduction that is close to the original as possible, these earphones build on Astell&Kerns audio technology expertise to deliver a class-leading, truly wireless hi-fi-grade sound.READ MORE
Q Acoustics' award-winning M20 HD wireless audio system is now available in a choice of three stylish finishes to compliment any living space. The most powerful, immersive and convenient way to enjoy music, movies and gaming sound anywhere in the home, the M20 HD arrives in a new elegant matte white or vintage walnut veneer, joining the classic matte black model.READ MORE
Whether connecting to your TV, hi-fi or home cinema system or mobile device - such as smartphones, laptop, tablet or portable DACs - the Connect series covers every audio-visual connectivity base. As technology evolves any meaningful future connectivity requirement will also be incorporated into the 'living' QED Connect family, making this series of cables truly indispensable.READ MORE
Expertly combining high-performance amplifiers with digital audio player (DAP) capabilities in an incredibly compact desktop and carriable-friendly form, the powerful ACRO CA1000 delivers the optimal performance from any type of wired headphone.READ MORE
Grado Labs is introducing the new Reference Series, which brings fourth generation X Drivers to the RS1x and RS2x. The RS1x combines maple, cocobolo, and hemp wood, while the RS2x’s housing marries maple and hemp wood.READ MORE
Astell&Kern, the global leader in premium high-resolution audio devices debuts the ACRO BE100 Bluetooth wireless speaker. The result of Astell&Kern's advances in audio technology evolved over decades, this speaker delivers superior room-filling, hi-fi calibre stereo sound that belies it compact profileREAD MORE
We thrilled to announce that Amour Home brands, Grado and Astell&Kern won Product of the Year gongs at the What Hi-Fi? award 2021 event last night in London.READ MORE
Astell&Kern, the global leader in premium portable high-resolution audio devices, introduces the second generation model of its popular and award-winning entry-level player, the A&norma SR25 MKIIREAD MORE
Astell&Kern, the global leader in premium portable high-resolution audio devices, introduces its latest in-ear monitor (IEM), the AK ZERO1, featuring three different types of drivers to deliver a ground-breaking hybrid sound.READ MORE
Leading audio specialist Q Acoustics introduces the newest models of its award-winning series of Concept stereo and home cinema loudspeakers: Concept 30 standmount, Concept 50 floorstander and Concept 90 centre channel.READ MORE
British audio specialists QED introduces the Performance Ultra High Speed HDMI 2.1 cable, designed to handle high-quality, uncompressed 8K video at up to 60 frames per second. Succeeding the company’s Performance Premium range of digital cables and remaining at the same price, this single HDMI 2.1 cable is an affordable, top-quality proposition for all dedicated home cinema enthusiasts.READ MORE
October is always an exciting month at Amour Home towers as What Hi-Fi? announces its Best Buy awards. Today saw the publication reveal the outstanding products in each price category and Armour Home brands scooped seven(!) gongs.READ MORE
British audio specialists QED introduces the latest version of its award-winning Reference Audio 40 interconnect, featuring second generation Analoc™ plug technology.READ MORE
Astell&Kern, the global leader in premium portable high-resolution audio devices, introduces its newest member of its A&ultima series, the SP2000TREAD MORE
British audio specialist Q Acoustics today introduces the M20 HD wireless music system, the most powerful, immersive and convenient way to enjoy music, movies and gaming sound anywhere in the home.READ MORE
We’re delighted to announce we have appointed Fidelity Imports as the exclusive US distributor of our leading phono cartridge and record care brand, Goldring.READ MORE
Introducing the AK SOLARIS X in-ear monitor (IEM). Based on Campfire Audio’s Solaris 2020, this X model is designed and tuned especially for Astell&Kern, re-imagining the original’s sonics to faithfully convey a deep, rich but natural sound, synonymous with Astell&Kern.READ MORE
Following the successful launch of Q Acoustics’ first ever active system, the Q Active 200 bookshelf speaker, the audio specialist is announcing the availability of the Q Active 400 floorstanding model. Please find a link to the press release below.READ MORE
Building on the award-winning e series, the new Prestige X Series, sees a further refinement of its predecessor, featuring new enhanced speakers, an advanced cable design and a more comfortable headband across its five models – the SR60x, SR80x, SR125x, SR225x and SR325x.READ MORE
Hertfordshire, UK Leading audio specialist Armour Home Electronics has appointed Alltrade as the UK Distributor of its leading install brands within the custom installation channel.READ MORE
Astell&Kern, the global leader in premium portable high-resolution audio devices, introduces the SE180, the third model in its award-winning A&futura series and the audio specialist’s first player to feature interchangeable all-in-one DAC modules.READ MORE
Back in March, Astell&Kern, the global leader in premium portable high-resolution audio devices, launched the AK USB-C Dual DAC Cable - the first time the brand had release product in this category.READ MORE
Astell&Kern, the global leader in premium portable high-resolution audio devices, introduces the AK USB-C Dual DAC Cable, enabling music fans to experience the best sound quality possible from a computer or mobile device, while on-the-move.READ MORE
Astell&Kern has racked up many awards and accolades over the years for its range of premium portable high-resolution digital audio players (DAP) and the company’s latest model, the powerhouse KANN ALPHA, continues this run of success.READ MORE
Our aim with the newly launched, stunning Q Active speaker range was to make it compatible with today's most innovative, liked-minded music servicesREAD MORE
Seeing a positive response to our audio products, whether from customers or the media always makes our day.READ MORE
Christmas has come early at Armour Home. Both the Grado GT220 true wireless earbuds and the Miilty Zerostat 3 anti-static gun hit the Financial Times' 'Last-minute gadgets for Christmas' guide and both got an overwhelmingly big thumbs up.READ MORE
Grado launched the GT220 - it's first pair of true wireless earbuds - back in October and the response from the experts has been overwhelmingly positive. It has received 5 star accolades and awards from some of the leading consumer technology and lifestyle publications around the world including Forbes, Techradar, Wired, Trusted Reviews and Pocket-Lint.READ MORE
If you want a second opinion from other experts then please pour over these 5 star reviews from leading hi-fi magazines, Hi-Fi Choice and Hi-Fi World below. Hi-Fi Choice was so impressed with the XT5's performance it even stamped it with its Recommended award.READ MORE
Excitement levels reached fever pitch in Armour Home towers when we introduced the Q Acoustics Q Active 200 and Q Active 400 to the world in early October. Our first ever truly active loudspeaker range and a stunning high-resolution system, it seemed the global media shared our enthusiasm.READ MORE
KANN ALPHA, the third product in the KANN series, which is loved by audiophiles around the world, was designed to solve the problem of providing ultra high power output in a digital audio player, while ensuring a compact design.READ MORE
Astell & Kern, the global leader in high-resolution audio players, today announced the SE200, the second model in its premium A&futura series and the world's first player to come equipped with amulti-DAC.READ MORE
Armour has announced today that it has appointed BusiSoft AV ("BusiSoft") as its new exclusive Australian distributor for Armour's award winning brand portfolio that includes Q Acoustics, QED and Goldring.READ MORE
Please see below the latest PR coverage, including:
The 3010i 5.1 PLUS is reviewed in the new issue of Home Cinema Choice, receiving a 5 star rating and a 'HCC Best Buy' award. It is also the front cover star.
Gear Patrol has given the Concept 300s the #1 spot in a roundup of the best bookshelf speakers of 2020.
The new Concept 300 loudspeakers from Q Acoustics come with their own stands for better sound. Jon Myles explains all.
Standmount loudspeakers have some definitive advantages over floorstanders – size (obviously), price (usually) and the fact that their smaller cabinet size gives a sense of cleanliness and focus to musical replay.
Goldring is starting to ship its new Ethos moving coil cartridge; a top-of-the-range cartridge with outstanding sound reproduction capabilities, designed and hand-built in the United Kingdom. Measurements and listening tests show that the design of Ethos has achieved new heights of performance both on paper and in practice.READ MORE
What Hi-Fi?'s Best Speaker Packages.
Quote: 'Q Acoustics' 3010i bookshelf speakers form the basis of this excellent speaker package. It's a beautifully-balanced system with an expressive centre channel and a clear, musical presentation..'
The Concept 20 has been nominated as one of the best 30 hi-fi speakers of What Hi-Fi?'s lifetime.
Quote: 'The strength of the competition at their price is fierce, but it speaks to the talents of Q Acoustics' Concept 20s that they remain a favourite.'
Audica, the leading commercial loudspeaker company and part of Armour Home, will be exhibiting with Audiologic, the specialist provider of pro-audio and commercial sound equipment, at this month’s Independent Hotel Show at Olympia London.READ MORE
Audica, the leading commercial loudspeaker company and part of Armour Home, has played a key role in the creation of a new flagship showroom launched by Trison Worldwide, the audiovisual integration specialists.READ MORE
Systemline, Europe's leading manufacturer of installed music systems, has optimised the functionality of its innovative built-in music system to integrate with the new Amazon Echo Dot, the hands-free system you control with your voice.READ MORE
Systemline, the leading European manufacturer of installed music systems and part of Armour Home, the UK's leading provider of premium hi-fi, home theatre and entertainment products, has today officially launched E50.READ MORE
Q Acoustics, the UK's fastest growing loudspeaker brand, has embarked on the next stage of its global growth by launching a range of its award-winning audio products in Canada.READ MORE
Q Acoustics, the award-winning British loudspeaker brand, is very proud to introduce an all-new range of hi-fi stereo and home cinema loudspeakers (TV speakers).READ MORE
QAcoustics, the award winning British loudspeaker company; is pleased to announce the launch of 'Media 4'; an excellent new and genuinely hi-fi 'Soundbar' with aptX Bluetooth® connectivity and a built-in subwoofer.READ MORE
Make no mistake, the new Concept 40 is special. It delivers a sonic performance which until now, has only been enjoyed by those privileged enthusiasts who could afford wonderful, but very expensive, 'high end' loudspeakers.READ MORE
A Significant And Measurable Improvement In Digital Data Transfer. QED, the specialist UK hi-fi and home cinema connectivity manufacturer, is pleased to introduce its new Reference 'Real Glass' Optical Digital Interconnect..READ MORE