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Pure Jongo A2 wireless multiroom Hi-Fi adapter
Pure has announced the launch of the Jongo A2 wireless multiroom Hi-Fi adapter with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Available at an SRP of £99.99, the unit gives users the flexibility to transform any audio system, from a simple micro to a high-end Hi-Fi, into a music streamer, or to integrate an existing Hi-Fi into a multiroom music system.
24-bit internal DAC along with optical and coaxial digital and dual (RCA) phono analogue audio outputs
Free companion Pure Connect iPad, iPhone and Android app
30-day free trial of Pure’s on demand music service
Stand alone or combine with portable Jongo S3 rechargeable wireless speakers
Add extra Jongo speakers or adapters on the same Wi-Fi network to build multiroom system
Black or piano (white with black covers) base unit with clip-on covers in burnt orange, lime green, mango or white (from £12.99)
Smeg 500 refrigeration cellar
Smeg and Italian motor manufacturer Fiat have collaborated to produce the Smeg 500, an A+ rated refrigerator created from the front end of vintage Fiat 500 cars. The fully functional ‘appliance’ comes in a choice of white, green or red and has an interior control panel in the style of the Fiat 500 dashboard. Available to order now at a price of £5,000. Production time: 2 months minimum from date of order.
Net capacity 100 litres
2 sliding interior doors
Adjustable thermostat / Automatic defrost
3 x Removable bottle holders / 1 x Removable shelf for canned drinks
Noise level: 42 dB
Dimensions: H 83 x W 125 x D 80 cm / Maximum height with bonnet open at 80°: 150 cm
De’Longhi Motivo coffee machine
De’Longhi is to launch a colourful new range of pump espresso coffee machines, aimed at young consumers looking for a quality coffee-shop experience at home at an accessible price (RRP of £129.99). Available to order from July, the new Motivo models come in a choice of yellow, red, white and black, each with a stylish chrome trim. The products will include a selection of Easy Serving Espresso (ESE) pods at purchase.
2 in 1 filter holder suitable for ground coffee or ESE pods
Pure Evoke F4
Pure has announced the launch of the Evoke F4, a digital, FM and internet radio with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, offering the ability to stream multiroom audio entertainment. The unit is compatible with the company’s Jongo multiroom music system and provides streaming of over 15 million music tracks from the Pure Music subscription service, with the benefit of tagging technology giving the track and artist name and the opportunity to purchase tracks direct. Tracks can also be purchased at a later date from the Pure Connect website or added to a Pure Music playlist.
Recording of live internet and digital radio to USB memory stick / Instant and timed recordings
Touch-sensitive controls / Large graphical OLED display
Multiple alarms / Sleep and kitchen timer
Input for iPod or MP3 player / Headphone socket
Support for optional matching stereo speaker
Rechargeable F1 battery pack (SRP £34.99) provides 12 hours of portable listening per charge
Beko CFF6873GX ‘multizone’ 3-door fridge freezer
Beko has launched a 3-door fridge freezer which extends its flexible ‘multizone’ technology into the 60cm category. Positioned in the central compartment, the ‘multizone’ can be used as a fridge, freezer, chiller or wine cooler, changing from one to the other at the touch of a button. The CFF6873GX is finished in brushed steel.
Storage capacity 270 litres
Frost free operation
‘Blue light’ technology keeps fruit and vegetables fresher for longer
Stable and even temperature with the airflow cooling system
SonArray all-weather speaker system
Packaged in a single carton and priced for wide appeal, the SonArray all-weather speaker system offers easy installation and excellent sound. The SonArray SR1 speakers, which incorporate 3.5” (89mm) anodised aluminium cones, are just 4” in diameter and discreet enough to be located under plants or foliage, so the system won’t compromise garden design.
8” dual voice-coil underground subwoofer
Capable of detailed, evenly distributed audio in outdoor spaces up to 185m2
8-ohm load for any standard amplifier
Installs in simple daisy chain configuration with the subwoofer connected to both channels
Arcam AVR750 AV receiver
The Arcam AVR750 is the highest performing AV receiver the company has ever produced, offering a level of sound quality that is said to be far above competing receivers. The AVR750’s natural habitat is within high performance cinema installations. It delivers sonic detail that quickly takes listeners to the heart of the movie or music, and both video and audio stages are designed to embrace current and upcoming technologies. 4K “Ultra HD” and 3D video capability are built in, while both standard and high definition sources can be scaled to any resolution where required. An internal tuner provides fully integrated FM / DAB / DAB+ radio, while the USB port supports memory devices as well as digital audio from iPod®/iPhone®/iPad®.
Indesit Innex washing machine
Indesit is launching the first real ‘one touch’ washing machine that goes straight from zero to the heart of the wash with the single press of a button. The Innex models (6 in all) come in 2 colours (white and silver) with two appliances exclusively available to independents. Using patented programming technology, the unique ‘Push and Wash’ button turns the machine on and automatically selects a 50 minute wash programme that’s designed to tackle a normal 4kg daily load of mixed fabrics (cottons and synthetics), washing at 30 degrees with a 1200 rpm spin. Model ref: XWA 81682X features:
Miele Fashion Master ironing system
Miele has introduced the Fashion Master steam ironing system featuring an ActiveCare steam ironing board with XL ironing surface and comfort zone. A two-speed fan is integrated into the board for steam extraction and inflation. Extraction ensures that steam thoroughly penetrates textiles, prevents condensation on the ironing table and stops items from slipping. Inflation creates an air cushion between items and the board, which helps stop seams and hems from leaving an impression on fabrics. RSP £1,500.
Automatic start and stop fan
4-bar steam pressure / Automatic rinse and de-scaling functions
SoftCare iron with honeycomb soleplate
Steamer attachment available, priced at £150, for smoothing hanging garments
1-2 Lift system for easy setup / Inbuilt wheels for manoeuvrability
Loewe Speaker 2go
The new Loewe Speaker 2go is a Bluetooth, NFC-equipped device, which is compact, lightweight and packs a powerful musical punch. It’s roomy enough to accommodate two full-range speakers, a woofer and a specially folded bass reflex tube, plus a total 40 watts of music power. A brace of built-in lithium polymer batteries provides up to eight hours of non-stop listening.
Advanced apt-X Bluetooth streaming
Hands-free speakerphone facility with automatic echo cancellation