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13.05.2022 | News / Press Releases

Astell&Kern announce three new products ahead of the High End in Munich

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).

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12.05.2022 | News / Press Releases

Goldring's new Eroica HX makes upgrading to a moving coil cartridge hassle-free

World renowned analogue audio specialists Goldring, introduces the latest member of its moving coil (MC) cartridge family, the Eroica HX

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22.04.2022 | News / Press Releases

Astell&Kern's new SEM4 DAC module for the A&futura SE180 music player features upsampling technology for an enhanced sonic performance

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.

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07.04.2022 | News / Press Releases

Q Acoustics E120 is a superior sounding, zero clutter, installed audio system for any room in the home

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.

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25.03.2022 | News / Press Releases

Astell&Kern's AK UW100 debut true wireless earbuds are primed for an immersive best-in-class hi-fi grade sound

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.

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15.02.2022 | News / Press Releases

New finishes for Q Acoustics M20 HD wireless audio system

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.

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19.01.2022 | News / Press Releases

QED Connect: A great value range of AV cables and adapters covering all connectivity bases

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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02.10.2020 | News / Press Releases

Grado GT220 Wireless Series

With the GT220, Grado brings it's decades if expertise to a true-wireless in-ear monitor. Experience the legendary Grado signature sound with GT220 - a new benchmark in true-wireless audio.

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09.09.2020 | News / Press Releases

ONE PLAYER TO RULE THEM ALL

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.

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21.08.2020 | News / Press Releases

QED Performance Active Optical HDMI LSZH Cable

QED's engineers have been applying their unstinting excellence to developing an HDMI cable that exceeds today's requirements and is ready to handle each and every upcoming HDMI standard.

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20.08.2020 | News / Press Releases

QED XT5 POWER CABLE

QED knows full well the standard of the mains power that drives hi-fi equipment can have a profound effect on its performance.

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26.06.2020 | News / Press Releases

Astell & Kern introduces A&futura SE200: the world's first multi-DAC digital audio player.

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.

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04.06.2020 | News / Press Releases

BusiSoft AV appointed exclusive Australian distributor

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.

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11.09.2018 | Reviews / News / Press Releases

Goldring Ethos Launched

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.

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20.08.2017 | News / Press Releases

New Goldring E Series

Goldring is starting to ship its new E Series Moving Magnet cartridges; a range of high performance, premium quality, British designed products for the resurgent turntable market.

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13.03.2017 | News / Press Releases

AUDICA DELIVERS SPEAKERS FOR GLOBAL AV SPECIALIST'S NEW FLAGSHIP SHOWROOM

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.

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20.12.2016 | News / Press Releases

AFFORDABLE HOME MUSIC SYSTEM WITH INNOVATIVE MOTION SENSOR

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.

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16.12.2016 | News / Press Releases

Q ACOUSTICS BOOSTS THE BASS 7000i STYLE

Award Winning Loudspeaker Company Q Acoustics is pleased to announce its multi-award winning '7000i' 5.1 Style Home Cinema Speaker package is to benefit from a subwoofer upgrade.

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18.10.2016 | News / Press Releases

Q ACOUSTICS PUSH GLOBAL EXPANSION WITH CANADA LAUNCH

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.

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15.07.2016 | News / Press Releases

Q ACOUSTICS SPEAKERS READY TO ROCK AMERICA!

The wait is finally over! The UK's fastest growing loudspeaker brand is heading across the pond to take the US music scene by storm.

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02.03.2016 | News / Press Releases

Q ACOUSTICS INTRODUCES MEDIA 7000

The beautifully styled new Media 7000 is a small, yet hugely powerful and dynamic, Music and Home Cinema 2.1 Bluetooth amplifier and speaker package.

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18.02.2015 | News / Press Releases

Q ACOUSTICS LAUNCHES NEW '3000 SERIES' LOUDSPEAKERS

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).

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03.09.2014 | News / Press Releases

Q ACOUSTICS ANNOUNCES NEW 'IN-WALL' LOUDSPEAKERS

Q Acoustics, the award winning British loudspeaker company; introduces 'in-wall' models to its highly successful Q-Install range of built-in, custom installation loudspeakers.

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16.05.2014 | News / Press Releases

Q ACOUSTICS MEDIA 4 SOUND QUALITY IS PROMISED TO 'RAISE THE (SOUND)BAR'

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.

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10.02.2014 | News / Press Releases

Q ACOUSTICS RELEASES THE 'CONCEPT 40' ANOTHER ASTONISHING 'WORLD BEATING' LOUDSPEAKER

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.

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23.01.2014 | News / Press Releases

QED INTRODUCES ITS NEW REFERENCE 'REAL GLASS' OPTICAL DIGITAL AUDIO INTERCONNECT CABLE

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..

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