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Here we have a review and tweak of the new Bottlehead Crack OTL headphone amplifier kit. Bottlehead are a US based kit company who have supported the DIY community for some years with their amazing kits. A good customer of ours, Mr R.T. puts pen to paper in this review of the kit. He also gives...

Bottlehead's new headphone amp review

We have worked closely with Jantzen for many years. Known for their superb inductors, resistors, and capacitors. So over the next few weeks, we will be adding the full range of their binding posts. They offer many affordable binding posts for chassis mount and speaker cabinet mount applications. We...

Jantzen binding posts

As stepped attenuators become increasingly popular the requirement of a varied range of resistor values becomes more essential to furbish the switches used to make stepped attenuators. Over the past few months, we have been repeatedly asked to make the 47 and 46 stepped attenuators featuring the...

New values of AN Tantalums

So ETI Research has been incredibly busy over the past few months generating some fabulous new products. Following on the success of their Kryo silver plated range of connectors they have launched the Brio range, these are ultimately the same but they use Rhodium plating. The base material is...

6 new lines from ETI Research

Along with a recent 6 box delivery from JB Capacitors, replenishing our stocks of the JFX series of polypropylene capacitors, we received 3 new values. Namely the 220uF, 270uF and 330uF 250Vs. The JFX series offers affordable polypropylene capacitors mostly used in crossovers and more recently for...

New values of JB Capacitors, JFX series

Following the recent introduction of the Dalby Audio Design 320S copper/silver cable we have created the Glasshouse Interconnect Cable Kit No.12. This features the WBT-0114 RCA plugs and following the recommendation from Mr Dalby the cable is double wrapped in cotton sleeving. Their cables are not...

Glasshouse Interconnect Cable Kit No.12

Have a read about the recent Munich High End 2019 show at the MOC. See the latest and the greatest in the world of manufactured Hi-fi.

Munich High End Show 2019 Show Report

We are now offering the lower cost cousin of the 04 series from Elma. The smaller blue bodied 01 series, 01-2263 offers you the option of not only wiring your 2 channel signal inputs but also dedicated earth points for each position. This 4 pole 6 way switch is shorting, make before break. (Elma do...

Elma 01-2263 Selector Switch

After a few months of close collaboration between EVGA and Audio Note's chief designer, Andy Grove has created the amazing Nu Audio sound card. Opening up the World of hi-end audio to your PC. With the various streaming platforms available more music lovers are turning to their PCs for playback...

EVGA Nu Audio Audio Card - Engineered by Audio Note

After working with Dalby Audio Design for years, providing various cables and sleeves, the fruits of hours of research and listening have paid off in the form of his amazing silver/copper multistrand double wrapped in silk cable. There are 2 versions available, the thinner having 20 strand of 0....

Dalby Audio Design Silver / Copper wire

Full range drivers seem to be the hot thing at the moment, with the recent addition of the Cude Audio driver showing just how wonderful this breed of speaker can sound. You might be paying a bit more for these driver units but you do not need to invest in the crossover parts and the simplicity of...

Audience Full Range 3 inch driver

You may recall some years ago that Hi-Fi Collective bought up all the capacitor stock from Audio Cap Ltd, Stevenage, UK when Matthew decided to call it a day. Part of the stock were the Le Clanche Signal Path metallized polypropylene / tin foil caps. We had numerous values in various tolerances....

Le Clanche Polyprop., tin foil Caps

Over the past few years we have noticed a steady increase in demand for off reel mains cables for those who like to make up their own cables. Those looking to start out in the wonderful World of DIY cable building often reach for the lower cost mains cables like the Belden 19364 or the Lapp classic...

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ETI Research, Australia has a whole raft of goodies coming out this year. To start the ball rolling we have the all-new FS-08 silver RCA socket. Dimensionally similar to their popular copper/gold plate FC-TC07, the FS-08 offers pure silver signal contacts, a low mass body, polymer thread to ensure...

ETI Research FS-08 Silver RCA Socket

Over the years starting from the very first Audio Note amplifier and pre-amplifier kits back in the 90s, their stock mains transformers have been incredibly popular. Ideally suited to the home constructor making up a valve pre-amplifier or phono stage due to the versatility of the secondary...

Audio Note C-Core Mains

The benefits in overall sound reproduction when using a good audio grade mains cable can be night and day. The Neotech range of mains cables are proving incredibly popular and we have now added the NEP-3001 MKIII. A heavy duty hybrid design whose 10 AWG conductors are made up of multistranded...

Neotech NEP-3001 MKIII mains

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