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Meridian at Noisy Motel

Meridian at Noisy Motel

Meridian (UK) has appointed Melbourne-based distributor Noisy Motel as the Australian distributor for its line of personal audio products including the award-winning Explorer² USB DAC—the world’s first MQA-ready product.
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AVM CS2.2 CD Receiver Review and Test

AVM CS2.2 CD Receiver Review and Test

The AVM Inspiration CS2.2 will be absolutely perfect for anyone who wants a component that will do everything!
Arcam FMJ A19 Integrated Amplifier Review and Test

Arcam FMJ A19 Integrated Amplifier Review and Test

Arcam’s A19 amplifier is a neat, well thought-out package that is wife-friendly in size, looks high class, is beautifully built and a real joy to use.
DEQX Premate Digital Processor Review and Test

DEQX Premate Digital Processor Review and Test

The DEQX proved to be a superb tool for correcting the frequency response errors and deviations inevitable in all speaker/room interactions. Plus it’s a superb preamp and DAC…
Krix Harmonix Mk2 Loudspeakers Review and Test

Krix Harmonix Mk2 Loudspeakers Review and Test

Put the Krix Harmonix Mk2 up against any other similarly-sized speakers—at any price—and you won’t need any more convincing than to hear their sound.
Micromega MyZic Headphone Amplifier Review and Test

Micromega MyZic Headphone Amplifier Review and Test

You will be very impressed: Outstanding sound quality, excellent build quality and truly moveable
Marantz PM-11S3 Integrated Amplifier Review and Test

Marantz PM-11S3 Integrated Amplifier Review and Test

This amplifier does so many things right that it’s almost as if the designers had a tick-box from an audiophile’s wish list and worked away until they’d ticked all the boxes!
Sunfire HRS-10 Subwoofer Review and Test

Sunfire HRS-10 Subwoofer Review and Test

Don’t take your wife with you when you go to audition Sunfire’s HRS-10 subwoofer: it’ll destroy your credibility on all things audio!
Aragon 8008 Power Amplifier Review and Test

Aragon 8008 Power Amplifier Review and Test

It bears the same model number as previous Aragon 8008s but is a completely different design...
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The Magic of Dither

The Magic of Dither

I wrote an article that appeared in the March/April 2015 issue of Australian HI-FI Magazine (Volume 46 No 2) suggesting that a good way to start to understand the differences between 16-bit and 24-bit audio is to listen to the differences between 8-bit and 16-bit audio. To everyone who read that article, you will here find all the sounds mentioned in it in a form easier to access than typing in the URLs from the magazine.
Obituary: David Graebener

Obituary: David Graebener

David Graebener, one of the pioneers in the field of planar magnetic loudspeakers, has died aged 67, after a two-year battle with Metastatic Melanoma.
Interview: Len Wallis

Interview: Len Wallis

Len Wallis says the hi-fi industry has been turned on its head by recent developments including the introduction of high-end components, the rise in audio streaming products, and the fact that hi-fi buyers no longer shop the same way they once did. Interview by Greg Borrowman.
Hi-Res Hi-Jinks

Hi-Res Hi-Jinks

Are hi-res music files on a fast track to hell in a handbasket? Not only are many hi-res music files not hi-res at all, others have insurmountable technical failings. Here, Stephen Dawson looks at one tip of the iceberg…