Upcoming Reviews/Features

KEF LSX II LT
KEF LSX II LT
On March 15, Gordon Brockhouse reviews KEF's LSX II LT active loudspeaker system, a two-way design with a UniQ driver comprising a 4.5″ aluminum midrange-woofer powered by a 70W amp and a 0.75″ dome tweeter powered by a 30W amp. The LSXII LT features a network streamer that supports AirPlay 2, Chromecast, and UPnP/DLNA.
Direct versus Retail
Direct vs. Retail
On March 1, Gordon Brockhouse asks whether it’s better to buy audio gear from a retail store or directly from the manufacturer. Can you really save money by buying direct? Do we even need audio stores anymore?
Marantz CD50n
Marantz CD50n
On April 1, Dennis Burger reviews the Marantz CD50n CD player. The CD50n features a high-resolution USB DAC; a network streamer that supports AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect, and Tidal Connect; and an HDMI ARC port for playing sound from your TV.