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A Tribute to Josef Riediger, Founder of Australian High-End Audio

Following the sad passing of one of the pioneers and forefathers of the Australian High-End Hi-Fi industry, Josef Riediger, StereoNET takes a closer look at his successful career spanning decades, and the legacy a great man leaves behind.

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Home Theatre Heaven: Getting the Best From Your AV Receiver

Stephen Dawson offers an insider's guide to setting up your movie sound system…

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Buying Guide: Beyerdynamic Professional Headphones

Matthew Jens looks at one of the world's longest-established headphone manufacturers, and assesses the company's current model range…

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To Netflix or Binge? That is the Question

Every month it seems that there is a new streaming video service to choose from. Matt Walker delves deeper into Foxtel's new Binge service, and breaks it down against Netflix.

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Inside Track: Picture Perfect, Spears & Munsil

Tony O’Brien spoke to Stacey Spears and Don Munsil about their UHD HDR Benchmark Calibration disc…

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HOW TO GUIDE: Spin Doctoring

Analogue addict Neville Roberts explains how to inexpensively set-up and optimise your turntable for the best possible sound…

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What the hell is ‘Custom Installation’?

What the hell is Custom Installation and who the hell is Paul Skelton? Read on to discover the answers to both questions.

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Virtual Vinyl Day - Top of the Record Playing Pops

In honour of the venerable vinyl format, David Price lists his favourite record playing paraphernalia…

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TESTING TRACKS: David Price

StereoNET’s editor-in-chief outlines three of his favourite hi-fi torture tracks…

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Coronavirus: Australia’s Specialist Retailers Respond

The Covid-19 pandemic is the world’s greatest public health challenge, and probably this decade’s biggest economic shock. Australia’s Hi-Fi and Home Cinema specialist retailers are a small but tight-knit community – known to have one another's back.

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Investigation: Globalisation and the Coronavirus

In this special investigation, David Price looks at the success of global manufacturing over the past decades, and its vulnerability to pandemics like Covid-19…

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Inside Track: Why Valve Amplifiers Are Hot Stuff

Neville Roberts looks at the weird and wonderful world of the thermionic valve…

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The Best TVs at CES 2020

With the doors now closed on the tech-fuelled madness of CES 2020, we’ve found a little time between jet lag and catching up on the day job to reflect on which of the vast parade of TVs on show impressed us most.

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What CES 2020 taught us about the future of TV

The new decade may only be a few days old, but it’s already brought us a dazzling parade of new technology courtesy of the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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StereoNET.TV: Watts Good - HeyNow Hi-Fi, Melbourne

Join Jon (candyflip) as we drop in on Melbourne's newest boutique home entertainment store in St.Kilda, Melbourne and chat with the proprietor, Geoff Haynes.

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Optoma P1 4K Laser Projector Preview and Unboxing

Optoma's game-changing P1 Smart 4K UHD Laser Ultra Short Throw Projector has landed in Australia and prior to a full and comprehensive review, here's a quick preview.

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Inside Track: Reel-to-Real

After forty years in the doldrums, open reel tape is back – showcasing the very best of analogue audio, says Neville Roberts…

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Audio Active Investing In Industry As It Opens New Training Facilities

At its state-of-the-art new facilities in Port Melbourne last week, established-distributor Audio Active officially opened the doors to dealers and press for what marks a new chapter for the highly regarded company.

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Inside Track: In Memoriam, Ken Ishiwata

After the tragic news of Ken Ishiwata’s death, David Price pays his own personal tribute…

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Inside Track: Bill Low, Audioquest

Audioquest's charismatic founder and CEO, William E. Low, was in Sydney recently and StereoNET's Tom Waters had the exclusive opportunity to sit down with him to ask a few questions...

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Inside Track: The Second Coming of the Technics SL-1200

David Price talks to Tetsuya Itani, to get the full story of how Technics brought its iconic SL-1200 turntable back…

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StereoNET.TV: Lyrical Waxing S01E03, Japanese Pressing Malarkey

Some people love 'em, some people hate 'em. What's your take on Japanese vinyl pressings? Jon Scanlon from Candy Flip Records discusses the much sought-after Jap vinyl pressings.

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StereoNET.TV: All Our Heroes Will Die!

In episode two of Jon Scanlon's Lyrical Waxing, we explore the ticking clock that has already seen us lose Aretha Franklin, Chris Cornell, Michael Jackon, Bowie, Price, and more.

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StereoNET Melbourne Hi-Fi Show 2019 Videos and Photo Gallery

The 2019 StereoNET Melbourne Hi-Fi Show has come and gone for its fourth year, but not without setting new attendance records once again and proving it's without doubt, the premier Hi-Fi and Home Cinema Show in the country.

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StereoNET.TV: First Pressings, What’s it all about?

Many people understand the term 'first pressing' when it comes to vinyl records, but how many understand what a first pressing involves? Jon Scanlon takes a closer look for StereoNET.TV

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