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16-11-2017, 12:54
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What HiFi Award Winners 2017 at Fanthorpes HiFi

Our brands have been well represented at this years What HiFi awards, lets have a look at who won what.

Kicking things off, the KEF LS50 Wireless Speakers (https://www.fanthorpes.co.uk/brands/kef-speakers/kef-ls50-wireless/) pull off a fantastic feat in picking up two 'Product Of The Year' awards on its own, taking home Awards for both the best hi-fi system and the new Hall of Fame category. The good news didn't stop there for KEF, They also bagged the speaker of the year, with the Q350 standmounts (https://www.fanthorpes.co.uk/brands/kef-speakers/kef-q350-speakers/).

Other award winning speakers we stock include the floorstanding Monitor Audio Silver 200 (https://www.fanthorpes.co.uk/speakers/floorstanding-speakers/monitor-audio-silver-200-speakers/) (Best floorstanders 800-1200), Neat Iota Alpha (https://www.fanthorpes.co.uk/brands/neat-acoustics/neat-iota-alpha-speakers/) (Best floorstander 1200-2000) and the Spendor A4 (https://www.fanthorpes.co.uk/products/spendor-a4-speakers/) (Best floorstander 2000+).

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Chord Electronics dominate the DAC award section once more taking home three of the five awards on offer. The new Chord Hugo 2 (https://www.fanthorpes.co.uk/brands/chord-electronics/chord-hugo-2-dac/) was announced the DAC 'Product Of The Year', with the Chord Mojo (https://www.fanthorpes.co.uk/hi-fi-separates/dacs/chord-mojo-headphone-dac/) (Best DAC under 500) and 2Qute (https://www.fanthorpes.co.uk/hi-fi-separates/dacs/chord-electronics-2qute-dac/) (Best DAC 500 - 1000) claiming the other two awards. Cyrus Audio were our other brand represented in the DAC category, with the Soundkey scooping the award for best USB DAC under 150.

Cyrus also claimed the award for best CD player 1000+ with the CDi (https://www.fanthorpes.co.uk/hi-fi-separates/cd/cd-players/cyrus-cdi-cd-player/).

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The Roksan Blak integrated amplifier (https://www.fanthorpes.co.uk/hi-fi-separates/amplifiers/integrated-amplifiers/roksan-blak-amplifier/) took home the 'Best stereo amplifier 2500+'.

Arcam were represented at the What HiFi awards in the shape of the Arcam rPlay (https://www.fanthorpes.co.uk/hi-fi-separates/music-streamers/arcam-rplay-streamer/) winning 'Best music streamer 100-500' and the rPhono (https://www.fanthorpes.co.uk/products/arcam-rphono-phono-stage/) taking home 'Best phono stage 250+'

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Our brands were represented in the speaker cable and interconnect section thanks to the Chord Company, who received three awards, with the Chord Company Clearway (https://www.fanthorpes.co.uk/brands/chord-company/chord-clearway-speaker-cable/) winning 'Best speaker cable' and the C-Line (https://www.fanthorpes.co.uk/brands/chord-company/chord-c-line-rca-interconnect/) and the Clearway RCA (https://www.fanthorpes.co.uk/brands/chord-company/chord-clearway-rca-interconnect/) taking home the best analogue interconnect awards at their respected pricepoints.

Our portable music player brand Astell & Kern (https://www.fanthorpes.co.uk/astell-and-kern/) received two awards, with the AK70 MKII (https://www.fanthorpes.co.uk/brands/astell-and-kern/astell-and-kern-ak70-mkii-portable-music-player/) receiving 'Best portable music player 250-750' and the Kann taking the 'Best portable music player 750+'

Wrapping things up is the Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 Over-Ear Headphones (https://www.fanthorpes.co.uk/headphones/on-ear-headpones/sennheiser-momentum-2.0-wireless-headphones/) winning the 'Best portable on-ear headphones 150+'.

If you would like more information about these What HiFi Award winners call us on 01482 223096 or email shop@fanthorpes.co.uk

Trade In
Of course, at Fanthorpes we love to trade in, so if you want to trade in your existing HiFi against these What HiFi Award winners, contact us and we will let you know what it is worth as a trade in.

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