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Review - Technics SL-1200GAE

Technics SL-1200GAE

The Timestep Evoke Is A Super Technics SL-1200GAE
Y 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.



Review - Technics OTTAVA

Technics OTTAVA

Technics SU-C550 - More Info From Richer Sounds
R 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.



Review - Technics ST-G30 - Music Server

Technics ST-G30 - Music Server

Technics Reveal The ST-G30 - Music Server
T 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.



Review - Technics SU-G30 - Network Audio Amplifier

Technics SU-G30 - Network Audio Amplifier

Technics Launch The SU-G30 - Network Audio Amplifier
T 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.



Review - Technics OTTAVA

Technics OTTAVA

Technics Launch OTTAVA
T 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.



Review - Technics T700 - Headphones

Technics T700 - Headphones

Technics Reveal The T700 - Headphones
T 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.



Review - Technics SL-1200GAE

Technics SL-1200GAE

Technics Launch The SL-1200G Turntable
P 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.



Review - Technics Launch Technics Tracks - A Hi-Res Audio Download Site

Technics Launch Technics Tracks - A Hi-Res Audio Download Site
T 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



Review - Technics C700 System

Technics C700 System

Technics Launch The C700 Range
T 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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