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It’s been quite the year for our new 5000 loudspeaker series. It’s collected numerous awards and received high praise from the media since its launch in April.READ MORE
QED celebrated its 50th anniversary this year with the introduction of the Golden Anniversary XT speaker cable. Now, this special edition cable will be available in pre-terminated optionsREAD MORE
Exciting news coming out of Armour Home towers: Three of our brands have won What Hi-Fi? Best Buy 2023 Awards.READ MORE
UK Leading audio manufacturer and distributor, Armour Home Electronics Ltd, is delighted to announce that Sales Director, Jamie McKay, will take up the role of Marketing Director, alongside his current sales role. This key leadership appointment will see Jamie drive the international sales and marketing strategy for own brands Q Acoustics, QED and Goldring.READ MORE
World-famous analogue audio specialist Goldring introduces its new flagship E Series moving magnet cartridge: E4. Designed as the ultimate upgrade for any modern budget or midrange turntable, E4 represents the pinnacle of E Series engineering and performance.READ MORE
British audio specialist QED celebrates its 50th anniversary in style, with the introduction of its Golden Anniversary XT speaker cable. Representing the culmination of five decades of dedicated and extensive research, engineering and audio expertise, Golden Anniversary XT speaker cable is the ideal upgrade for any hi-fi enthusiast who wants to experience the sonic benefits of a high-end speaker cable - but at a real-world price.READ MORE
The new 5000 stereo and home cinema loudspeaker series from Q Acoustics redefines how a speaker can look and sound. Showcasing genuine advancement in driver design, the introduction of the leading-edge C3 Continuous Curved Cone™ profile in the mid/bass driver elevates the 5000 series beyond its class and will form a technical platform for years to come.READ MORE
Pop the champagne corks and fire the party poppers – QED is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year! To commemorate this milestone, there will be a host of announcements, competitions and trips down memory lane, so keep your eye on our social media channels for all the 50th birthday news.READ MORE
British audio specialist QED introduces its Reference Ethernet cable, designed to provide the most accurate, most stable connection possible between networked devices. Perfect for connecting a high-resolution digital audio streamer to a local network, the Reference Ethernet has more than enough bandwidth to deal with the data rates required by 32 bit/384 kHz and DSD512 audio files.READ MORE
Grado today introduces the GW100x Bluetooth open-back headphones – the third edition of its award-winning wireless series. The GW100 series was the first and only open-back Bluetooth headphone on the market, with the latest model offering a newly enhanced fourth generation X series driver design, superior Bluetooth 5.2 wireless technology and improved 46-hour battery life.READ MORE
For the second year running the Grado Labs Prestige SR325x has won the What Hi-Fi? 2022 Product of the Year award in the wired headphone category.READ MORE
October is always a big month in our calendar as What Hi-Fi? Best Buy awards are announced. This year sees the 40th anniversary of these highly regarded awards and we’re delighted to announce three Armour Home brands have taken away four prizes for 2022.READ MORE
The Q Acoustics M20 HD powered Bluetooth speaker is no stranger to picking up awards since its introduction. High profile titles such as What Hi-Fi?, Forbes, Rolling Stone, Pocket-Lint, AVForums, T3, Trusted Reviews, Hi-Fi Choice and Stuff - to name a few - have all bestowed high praise and gongs onto this versatile and superb sounding wireless system.READ MORE
We’re now at episode six of the Q Acoustics-sponsored Straight Up podcast and this one takes a turn away from music and hits the pop culture pulse to feature an insightful interview with 2019 Love Island winner, Amber Rose Gill.READ MORE
Grado is introducing the new Statement Series, which brings fourth-generation X Drivers to the wooden GS3000x and GS1000x. The GS1000x combines mahogany and ipê wood, while the GS3000x houses our most powerful driver yet inside a metal chamber surrounded by a single body of cocobolo wood.READ MORE
Season, three, episode four of the Q Acoustics-sponsored Straight Up music podcast is now live featuring an interview with Manchester rapper, Aitch! The This episode was given a prime slot on Apple podcasts homepage on Monday.READ MORE
Q Acoustics has absolutely loved working with Straight Up and sponsoring season three of their fun, engaging and insightful music podcast. Following chats with Sean Paul and James Bay in previous instalments, episode three features an interview with Bradley Simpson, frontman of The VampsREAD MORE
Leading audio brand owner, Q Acoustics Limited, announces today that Colin Greene, a former Apple executive for 13 years who led Apple's US consumer business to multibillion revenues, has been appointed to its board of directors as a non-executive director.READ MORE
Q Acoustics is the main sponsor of season three of the entertaining and revealing Straight Up music podcast. The second episode, featuring an interview with superstar British singer songwriter, James Bay, is now live!READ MORE
We are delighted to announce that Q Acoustics is the main sponsor of season three of the Straight Up music podcast. The first episode, featuring an interview with global superstar, Jamaican dancehall and Reggae rapper Sean Paul, is now live.READ MORE
World renowned analogue audio specialists Goldring, introduces the latest member of its moving coil (MC) cartridge family, the Eroica HXREAD 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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