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09.11.2021 | News

Grado launches new Reference tri-wood headphones, the RS1x and RS2x

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.


05.11.2021 | News

Striking ACRO BE100 Bluetooth wireless speaker delivers superior hi-fi grade stereo sound

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 profile


04.11.2021 | News

Armour Home brands take home two What Hi-Fi? Product of the Year Awards

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.


22.10.2021 | News

Astell&Kern unveils the second-generation model of its award-winning, ultra-portable hi-res audio player

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 MKII


15.10.2021 | News

Astell&Kern’s latest IEM, the AK ZERO1, features three different types of drivers for a new hybrid sound performance

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.


08.10.2021 | News / Press Releases

No artificial colouring: Q Acoustics’ new Concept loudspeaker range delivers purity of sound

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.


06.10.2021 | News / Press Releases

QED’s new Performance Ultra High Speed HDMI 2.1 cable supports full 8K video content

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.


04.10.2021 | News

Armour Home brands scoop seven What Hi-Fi? Best Buy Awards

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.


01.10.2021 | News / Press Releases

QED unveils Reference Audio 40 interconnect with second generation Analoc™ plug technology

British audio specialists QED introduces the latest version of its award-winning Reference Audio 40 interconnect, featuring second generation Analoc™ plug technology.


27.08.2021 | News / Press Releases

Astell&Kern’s latest A&ultima SP2000T portable digital audio player packs a next gen triple amp system

Astell&Kern, the global leader in premium portable high-resolution audio devices, introduces its newest member of its A&ultima series, the SP2000T


18.08.2021 | News / Press Releases

Q Acoustics M20: The perfect high-resolution wireless audio system for music, movies and gaming

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.


02.08.2021 | News / Press Releases

Armour Home Electronics appoints Fidelity Imports to distribute its Goldring brand in the US

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.


25.06.2021 | News / Press Releases

Astell&Kern and Campfire Audio collaborate on the stunning AK Solaris X in-ear monitors

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.


26.05.2021 | News / Press Releases

Q Acoustics Q Active 400 now available

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.


17.05.2021 | News / Press Releases

Prestige X Series: Grado upgrades its hall-of-fame open-back headphone range

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.


27.04.2021 | News / Press Releases

Armour Home Electronics appoints Alltrade as the UK distributor of its leading custom install brands

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.


23.04.2021 | News / Press Releases

Shape your sound with Astell&Kern’s A&futura SE180 modular DAC digital audio player

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.


07.04.2021 | News / Reviews

Astell&Kern AK USB-C Dual DAC Cable is a hit with the UK media

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.


19.03.2021 | News

Meet Astell&Kern's new sonic sensation

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.


01.03.2021 | News / Reviews

In the KANN! Astell&Kern’s latest portable DAP gets the 5 Star treatment

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.


18.02.2021 | News / Reviews

Are you Ready to Roon? Q Acoustics' Q Active speaker range now supports this immersive music platform

Our aim with the newly launched, stunning Q Active speaker range was to make it compatible with today's most innovative, liked-minded music services


11.02.2021 | News / Reviews

Audio press buying into Goldring’s Ethos

When it comes to a rich heritage, Goldring has few peers in the hi-fi industry. Established in 1906, the company is proud to boast over 100 years of audio expertise.


25.01.2021 | News / Reviews

It's FREAKING Fantastic! Q Acoustics Concept 500 wows New Record Day

Seeing a positive response to our audio products, whether from customers or the media always makes our day.



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