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Deeptime Ionic Sound System

Czech design studio Deeptime unveils the first commercially available audio set made from sand. The limited edition Ionic Sound System combines organic design and innovative use of industrial 3D printing technology. Thanks to the excellent sound quality, the system will appeal not only to design and technology lovers but also to the most demanding audiophiles.

Alex Munro - Q Acoustics

Q Acoustics has been a success right from the start. Its first products, the 1000 Series, shook up the UK loudspeaker industry, received unprecedented praise from reviewers worldwide and scooped prestigious awards. More awards followed with the release of the upgraded 1000i Series, and even more for the 2000 Series. However, not satisfied with merely designing conventional loudspeakers, Q Acoustics' design team introduced Q-AV - the world's first speakers to feature BMR (Balanced Mode Radiator) drive units, enabling for the first time, the whole family to hear perfect home cinema sound, wherever they sat within the room. The Sunday Times predicted that "some day all speaker systems will be like this".

Sonus Faber Electa Amator III

2018 marks the 35th anniversary for Sonus Faber who welcomed the month of May with the launch of our Sonetto Collection - a declaration of "Made in Italy" representing the world of Italian tradition, culture, and craftsmanship. Today, we continue the celebration of this milestone by appreciating our ongoing commitment to constantly evolving while drawing inspiration from the past. For 35 years, Sonus Faber has been a name synonymous with performance excellence, unique product details, and recognizable sound - all of which comes together in our latest creation - Electra Amator III. A re-imagined special edition we hope will be welcomed with the same expectation and emotion experienced through designing it.

KEF R Series

KEF has announced the launch of its brand new R Series, a complete, top-to-bottom transformation of what was already one of the world's most acclaimed loudspeaker ranges. Boasting a hefty raft of technological innovations and design improvements, the new R Series draws on acoustic developments originally achieved in KEF's flagship Reference Series, bringing authentically high-end design features and resulting high-performance levels into this category for the first time. No fewer than 1043 individual changes have been made for the new R Series.

Naim Muso Special Edition

Naim Audio set the benchmark for premium wireless and multi-room speakers with the introduction of Muso four years ago. Combining an elegant design with a best-in-class audio performance, Muso continues to be the top performing wireless speaker on the market, offering more music around the home than ever before. Building on the success of the award-winning speaker range Naim is set to introduce a new member of the family - Muso Special Edition.

Quad ERA-1

The closest approach to the original sound - these words have formed the cornerstone of Quad's philosophy for many decades. More than just a slogan, it underlies the company's commitment to producing the finest audio equipment, capable of reproducing all the elements and emotion of a live musical performance. Quad has been responsible for many landmark hi-fi products throughout its history, none more famous than successive generations of the ESL - the world's most revered electrostatic panel loudspeaker, a technology invented by Quad's founder, Peter Walker. To create the ERA-1 - the company's first-ever headphones - Quad developed a planar magnetic driver delivering a fast, open and transparent performance. The resulting sonic realism and fidelity to the source is fully in keeping with the brand's heritage, displaying qualities akin to the famous ESLs.

Cambridge Audio Yoyo L

Cambridge Audio completes their stylish Yoyo range with the addition of the Yoyo L home audio hub. Yoyo L is a Chromecast built-in system that combines the simplicity and convenience of a wireless speaker with the scale and performance of a dedicated home theatre solution.

Q Acoustics 3000i

Q Acoustics new 3000i loudspeaker series delivers true hi-fi and immersive, powerful home cinema sound for the home at an affordable price. Building on the success of the original 3000 series, the new range features innovative audio and design technology taken from the company's high-end flagship Concept 500 loudspeaker to significantly improve on an award-winning audio performance.

Sonus Faber Sonetto

Over the course of its 35 year history, Sonus Faber has evolved greatly, but the original spirit of the brand remains unchanged. Its goal is and has always been, to draw upon a timeless tradition of Italian culture and craftsmanship and combine it with current technological innovation in order to render creations that immerse the listeners in pure, natural sound, emotionally connecting them to their favorite music.

Bowers & Wilkins 600 Series

The sixth iteration of Bowers & Wilkins 600 Series dramatically improves the range's legendary combination of outstanding value and audio performance. The new 600 Series brings high-end sound quality within reach, applying Bowers & Wilkins' cutting-edge technologies and leading design.