Dohmann Helix Two Mk3 Review: Vinylista’s Valhalla

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From the man behind the iconic Continuum turntable comes this next-generation range, under his own brand, incorporating a ‘negative-stiffness mechanism’ suspension… Read our Dohmann Helix Two Mk3 Review. DETAILS PRODUCT Dohmann Helix Two Mk3 ORIGIN Australia TYPE Belt-drive turntable with electronic speed control WEIGHT 38kg DIMENSIONS (WxHxD)  480 x200 x 400mm FEATURES 33 and 45rpm Facilitates the mounting … Read more

Focal Vestia No1 Review: Car toons

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The Vestia range arrives featuring design input from the company’s automotive division. Ed Selley takes it for a spin. Read our Focal Vestia No1 Review. DETAILS PRODUCT Focal Vestia No1 ORIGIN France TYPE 2-way standmount loudspeaker WEIGHT 7kg DIMENSIONS (WxHxD) 219 x 387x 260mm FEATURES 25mm aluminium/ magnesium tweeter ; 165mm slatefiber mid/bass driver ; Claimed sensitivity: 89.5dB/1W/1m (8ohm) … Read more

Sonos Era 300 Review: Make space

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Sonos embraces Dolby Atmos and spatial audio for its new flagship smart speaker. Cliff Joseph finds himself surrounded. Read our Sonos Era 300 Review. The Sonos Era 300 and Era 100 are the company’s first brand-new smart speakers since 2017. While the smaller Era 100 is set to replace the existing Sonos One speaker, the … Read more

Kestrel Audio KT-200 Review: Flying high

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Nick Tate starts to feel his age as he takes the sleek new KT-200 turntable from young pup Kestrel Audio for a spin. Read our Kestrel Audio KT-200 Review. DETAILS PRODUCT Kestrel Audio KT-200 ORIGIN UK TYPE Belt-drive turntable WEIGHT 6.9kg DIMENSIONS (WxHxD) 465 x125 x 365mm FEATURES 33 and 45rpm, Talk A5 Carbon unipivottonearm DISTRIBUTOR … Read more

ONKYO TX-RZ50 Review: Built to bust blocks

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Onkyo’s second-from-the-top AVR is a nine-channel movie-lover with a healthy selection of bonus features, says Mark Craven. Read our ONKYO TX-RZ50 Review. 1. Buttons on the right of the fascia, above the volume rotary, handle input selection Onkyo’s TX-RZ50 continues the brand’s ethos of taking the basic notion of an AV receiver and adding a … Read more

Russell K Red 120Se Review: Simply Red

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This floorstander is compact and bijou, but at what cost? David Vivian reckons this could be the zero-compromise option. Read our Russell K Red 120Se Review. DETAILS PRODUCT Russell K Red 120Se ORIGIN UK TYPE 2.5-way floorstanding loudspeaker WEIGHT 18kg DIMENSIONS (WxHxD) 200 x 910 x190mm FEATURES 25mm soft dome tweeter; 2x 127mm paper mid/bass drivers ; Quoted … Read more

Pioneer vsx-lx305 Review

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Pioneer returns from a four-year absence with a midrange AV receiver that reminds Steve Withers why he’s missed the brand. Read our Pioneer vsx-lx305 Review. 1. The VSX-LX305 gets Pioneer’s brushed metal finish in black or silver Back with a bang Pioneer’s history has been turbulent of late. The brand’s AV wing disappeared from the … Read more

GoldenEar Forcefield 30 Review

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The latest subwoofer from the American marque is an affordable, small cabinet design with an 8in active driver – but Mark Craven discovers it still packs a punch. Read our GoldenEar Forcefield 30 Review. ONE OF TWO new subwoofers launched by American manufacturer GoldenEar, the Forcefield 30 slots into its lineup to replace the venerable … Read more

Revival Audio Atalante 3 Review

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The hi-fi world welcomes another loudspeaker brand, but how will it fare in more established company? Read our Revival Audio Atalante 3 Review. DETAILS PRODUCT Revival Audio Atalante 3 ORIGIN France TYPE 2-way bass reflex standmount loudspeaker WEIGHT 11kg DIMENSIONS (WxHxD) 240 x 390 x270mm FEATURES 28mm soft dome tweeter • 180mm mid/bass driver Quoted … Read more



Sleeker than its predecessor and partnered with matching sub, this powerful system delivers virtual cinema theatrics, says Steve May Soundbar stunner. Read our SENNHEISER AMBEO SOUNDBAR PLUS Review. Starships have never sounded quite so solid. Thudding in and out of warp, which happens a lot in season three of Star Trek: Picard, I feel as if … Read more