Hifi News - Technics
The Timestep Evoke Is A Super Technics SL-1200GAE
ou could summarise the Timestep Evoke with - "Take one Technics SL-1200 GAE deck add some clever enhancements and heh presto the new Timestep EVOke. Timestep's original EVO was a modification of the old Technics classic SL-1200 the new EVOke takes the new SL-1200GAE and adds an improved tonearm, cartridge and power supply.
Technics SU-C550 - More Info From Richer Sounds
icher Sounds provide this 3 minutes plus YouTube video which shows the features and operation of the Technics SU-C550 a one box just add speakers HiFi System. Technics offer a complete system with the Technics SU-C550 and Technics speakers known as the SC-C550 or OTTAVA.
Technics ST-G30 - Music Server
Technics Reveal The ST-G30 - Music Server
he Technics - ST-G30 Music Server (price T.B.A.) was first seen at the Bristol HiFi Show 2016 and is a CD ripper and music server in one box. The CD Transport and associated software in the ST-G30 have been specially designed by Technics for bit perfect CD ripping. Once ripped the WAV of FLAC computer audio file is stored on a very fast internal SSD drive. This SSD is replaceable allowing the ST-G30 to be upgraded without having to be completely replaced ! Already ripped / purchased computer audio files including Hi-Res Audio files can be loaded onto the SSD drive of the ST-G30 to become part of a music library. Availability of the ST-G30 is late spring 2016.
Technics SU-G30 - Network Audio Amplifier
Technics Launch The SU-G30 - Network Audio Amplifier
he Technics SU-G30 - Network Audio Amplifier was shown at the Bristol HiFi Show and is a £2,799 integrated amplifier, USB DAC and streamer all in the one box, there's also analogue inputs, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, an MM Phono preamp and a headphone amp. The G in the name derives from "Grand Class" a new product range from Technics, above the 700A series, that also includes the recently relaunched SL-1200G Turntable. The SU-G30 is also part of Grand Class G30. Grand Class G30 is a combination of two products, the SU-G30 Network Audio Amplifier and the coming soon - ST-G30 - Music Server.
Technics Launch OTTAVA
he Technics Ottava is a complete HiFi system consisting of the SU-C550 all in one HiFi integrated amp / cd player / USB DAC and streamer combined with the two Technics speakers. Put together, this system is known as Technics OTTAVA SC-C500. Additionally the SU-C550 offers Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity as well as Spotify and Internet radio via vTuner. The SU-C550 central unit can be bought separately for £1,199. The complete system - SC-C500 - Ottava All-In-One is £1,699.
Technics T700 - Headphones
Technics Reveal The T700 - Headphones
he Technics T700 headphones are being launched at the Headroom show in Chiswick West London January 29th to January 30th. The Technics T700s are a premium pair of over-ear headphones, come in at £899 and feature a super tweeter. As a result of the super tweeter Technics quote the frequency response range of the T700s as 3 Hz to 100 kHz.
Technics Launch The SL-1200G Turntable
erhaps the title should use the word "Relaunch" as the Technics SL-1200G is a relaunch of one of the most popular turntables ever the Technics SL-1200 Direct Drive turntable, discontinued in 2010. Technics have improved on the original SL-1200 in the SL-1200G, as well as upping the price to $4,000. At the recent Bristol HiFi Show 2016 Technics were keen to point out that the UK price of the SL-1200G will be decided in June 2016. They're looking for £3,000 but if things go well for Technics, in terms of manufacturing costs, it could be less perhaps going down to £2,800. update (16-04-2016) Technics have now confirmed that the R.R.P. of the SL-1200G will be £2,799.
Technics Launch Technics Tracks - A Hi-Res Audio Download Site
echnics have launched a Hi-Res Audio download site called Technics Tracks. Technics Tracks offers a wide selection of tracks in the FLAC format from 16 bit 44 kHz (CD quality) up to full blown 24 bit 192 kHz
Technics C700 System
Technics Launch The C700 Range
echnics have launched the C700 range as their second HiFi range which offers a more affordable option to their top of the range R1 series. The C700 series is made up of the following four components :-
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