Tomasz Karasiński

Tomasz Karasiński

Trained as an aviation engineer, working as a professional journalist with a passion for good music. In his free time, he's designing websites and taking photos of airplanes. Loves mathematical harmony in music. Likes both cheap and expensive gear, tube and solid state amps, large and small speakers, digital and analogue sources. Doesn't like crap.

Escape P9

Escape, the new portable speaker company, has launched the P9 high-performance wireless speaker system. Rugged yet elegant in form, the P9 has been designed for users who want to enjoy high-quality audio from a portable speaker in the garden, on the patio or even, thanks to the P9's weather-resistant casing, near the swimming pool or hot tub. Featuring four full-range drivers and 24-bit DSP technology, the P9 features a whole host of facilities including app control, Bluetooth connectivity and USB input, making it the perfect speaker for those wanting a high-quality audio performance regardless of where they are.

Audio Analogue Bellini & Donizetti

Audio Analogue celebrated its twentieth birthday by launching a line of bang-up-to-date 'Anniversary' editions of the company's earlier classic amplifiers. Now, the Puccini and Maestro integrated models are joined by the new Bellini preamplifier and Donizetti power amplifier. Audio Analogue's original Bellini and Donizetti amplifiers were two of the brand's early classics, first launched at the turn of the millennium. The new 'Anniversary' editions may share a name with these originals, but in every other respect, they are originals in their own right, featuring completely new designs and technologies.

Marantz PM7000N

Marantz announced the PM7000N, the company's first fully discrete integrated Hi-Fi amplifier with wireless music streaming capabilities. With HEOS Built-in, listeners can stream up to the highest resolution music from Amazon HD, Spotify, Pandora, TIDAL and more, or local music file libraries. The PM7000N has been engineered using custom designed, hand-selected, high-grade audio components to deliver truly exceptional sound quality with Hi-Res audio support, onboard phono stage, voice control, and more.

Sonus Faber Palladio

Remaining committed to Sonus Faber's mission of creating an immersive and realistic listening experience and eager to enhance the Voice of Sonus Faber, company's engineers have pushed the limits of their existing technical knowledge to bring to life a new project. The result is the Sonus Faber Palladio - a collection of custom installation speakers, In-Wall and In-Ceiling loudspeaker systems that stay true to the Sonus Faber heritage.

Bowers & Wilkins Formation

Bowers & Wilkins, the leading global performance audio brand known for its innovative technology, today introduces the Formation Suite of wireless audio products for whole-home sound without compromise. The product suite seamlessly blends high-fidelity performance with convenience, redefining the industry in true Bowers & Wilkins groundbreaking fashion.

Marantz M-CR612

Marantz announced the M-CR612 compact network CD receiver. The feature-rich mini system is ideal for passionate listeners looking for a simple solution without sacrificing the beautiful soundstage and imaging typical of Marantz components. The M-CR612 offers streaming capabilities with HEOS, Airplay 2 and Bluetooth alongside a built-in CD player for exceptional reproduction of any audio collection. Powerful enough to drive two pairs of loudspeakers with independent volume control or a single pair with double the output power, the M-CR612 encapsulates 65 years of Hi-Fi expertise in a superbly crafted, easy-to-enjoy package.

McIntosh RS200

McIntosh Announces RS200 Wireless Loudspeaker System. Delivering room-filling sound, the RS200 is McIntosh's next-generation home audio wireless speaker. Designed for a modern streaming lifestyle, it comes packed with virtually everything needed to enjoy music streamed from handheld devices, stored online or a local computer, or played from legacy audio sources.

Gryphon Ethos

The sleek lines, low profile and stylish blend of metalwork and high-gloss acrylic in the exterior design of the Gryphon Ethos CD player can only begin to hint at the sophisticated technology concealed within as Gryphon Audio Designs again takes up the challenge of creating the definitive combination of CD transport and digital-to-analog converter.

Focal Stellia

Less than three years after the launch of the Utopia open-back headphones, Focal returns to center stage with its closed-back headphones of outstanding quality - Stellia. Equipped with the brand's very best technology, incorporating numerous innovations and providing excellent soundproofing, Stellia delivers exceptional sound quality everywhere you go, without compromising on style or sophistication. Because, at Focal, innovation goes beyond technology, it influences product use and aesthetics.

Audiolab 6000N Play

Audiolab extends its award-winning, entry-level 6000 Series with the 6000N Play - a network audio player that adds extensive wireless streaming facilities to any high-quality audio system. The 6000N Play combines the versatility of the DTS Play-Fi wireless audio platform with Audiolab's sonic know-how to deliver a great-sounding Wi-Fi streaming solution that is simple to set up and use. Users can stream from any source on their wireless network - smartphones, tablets, PCs, and Macs, as well as NAS drives and music servers - utilizing the 6000N Play's dual-band, dual-antenna Wi-Fi. It also connects wirelessly with other Play-Fi-equipped devices, enabling a fully synchronized multi-room set-up.