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Editorial: MARCH…. AS MAD AS A HAREY MONSTER!

Feb 28 2017 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Editorials
FIRST I want to offer a huge congratulations to a certain Ian “Iceman” Pinder, for he and his car have been filmed for Top Gear Series 2, AC. (After Clarkson) It was so sweet. I heard he had been called by a researcher and asked for the specification of his car and knew that he would be at the le...

RUARK AUDIO MR1 MK2 - DESIGN CONSCIOUS SOUND

Feb 27 2017 08:00 | Adam Rayner in News
Since its introduction in February 2013, our MR1 Bluetooth stereo speaker system has been widely commended as the best available.

MR1 Mk2 retains all the attributes of the original, but from customer feedback and our own ongoing desire for improvement we’ve now made them better than...

NOBLE AUDIO’S FLAGSHIP HIGH-RES- AUDIO-READY IN...

Feb 27 2017 03:00 | Adam Rayner in News
Noble’s finest IEM engineering allows today’s high-resolution audio to be heard as it should. Following its announcement late in 2016, Noble Audio’s groundbreaking Kaiser Encore, its new proprietary technology 10-driver in-ear monitor built for high-resolution audio, is now in full production and...

McIntosh’s MB50 Music Player NOW IN UK

Feb 27 2017 00:00 | Adam Rayner in News
McIntosh, the global leader in prestigious home entertainment and ultimate-quality audio for over 65 years, has now introduced its CES-launched MB50 network music player to the UK, bringing high-resolution wireless music streaming using DTS Play-Fi® technology to a range of connected devices in t...

JVC UPGRADE TATV TO FULL 4K BROADCAST

Feb 22 2017 00:00 | Adam Rayner in News
Regular readers may recall the story about the new camcorder I was sent by JVC. It is an Everio. It comes in many colours, including the awesome camouflage and while the action-cameras of the world have a fixed-focus, albeit switchable before shooting, you cannot zoom them. In fact, prior to thi...

Kenwood Apple CarPlay for Volkswagen

Jan 31 2017 23:00 | Adam Rayner in News
CarPlay by Apple and Android Auto by well, everyone else (but-mostly-Samsung-if-we-are-honest) signalled the death of the MirrorLink Consortium’s efforts to make in-car apps and an interface that was safe to translate an app from use on your phone, to use in the car. Those two new translations of...

JL AUDIO Unveils Ultra-Premium C7 Component Car...

Jan 31 2017 00:00 | Adam Rayner in News
These new high end loudspeakers caused something of a stir in Vegas to those as heard them at the JL Audio event they hold alongside the CES each year. They do NOT come with passive crossovers, as they are designed from the ground up to be used actively, posh-like. I am lucky enough to have visit...

Editorial: FEBRUARY, COMING SOON! SIX INCH...

Jan 30 2017 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Editorials
It’s gong to be a good year for the hobbyist and new car buyer alike, with better choices than ever before. And in this month of February, I can tell you a slice of news that lovers of bass will enjoy. This is lows you can feel, without giving over any space that matters for baby buggies, shoppin...

NORWAY BEGINS DIGITAL RADIO SWITCHOVER - FM SWI...

Jan 10 2017 00:05 | Adam Rayner in News
This is is something the car radio sellers of the UK have wanted FOR EVER. But while the car radio industry would not have cared if your granny had stopped being able to tune into the Light Programme on her FM wireless set, whilst all car owners went insane buying new DAB radios, since FM transmi...

KENWOOD KDC-X7100DAB STATE-OF-THE-ART FLAGSHIP...

Jan 09 2017 00:00 | Adam Rayner in News
KENWOOD have been very active at this years’ CES with press releases about the brand new North American market products streaming into my inbox all show long. However, with totally different digital radio provision and always that FM tuning step difference, we don’t tend to run releases about Ame...