Tuesday, September 2, 2014

KEF Reference Speakers - The New State Of The Art

Via What Hi-Fi

The other big news here at Munich was the launch of KEF's new Reference series. New from the ground up, there are five models in the line-up: the Reference 1 standmount speakers (£4500/pair); the Reference 3 three-way bass refelex floorstander (£7500); the bigger Reference 5 floorstander (£10,500); an enormous centre speaker, the £4500 Reference Centre; and a dedicated 1000W, twin-driver subwoofer.

Read more at http://www.whathifi.com/news/kef-unveils-new-baby-blades-reference-series-and-upgraded-muon-speakers-high-end-show#FuUS6c4fPpATak0U.99

Friday, August 22, 2014

Rega Introduces New Elex-R Amplifier

Need a new amplifier but unwilling to spend the megabucks that so many companies require for power and performance? The new Rega Elex-R ticks all the boxes, boasting fantastic sound, dynamics, and a high-quality integrated phono stage all at a price well under $2000.

The Elex-R is a sublime blend of the Brio-R design with the power circuits and advanced phono stage of the Elicit-R. Rega’s engineers have achieved the perfect balance of power, control and dynamics, delivering a performance that always puts the music first.

- 90 watts per channel into 6Ω / 72 watts into 8Ω
- Combined feedback & passive volume control pre-amp
- High specification integrated phono stage - just plug in your turntable, no preamp needed!
- Enhanced power supplies for the driver stage
- Pre-amp out / Record out / 4 line inputs
- New custom transformer
- Full-width case with improved heat dissipation
- Rega Website

MSRP $1795