The highly acclaimed SME Synergy was announced as the winner of the highly coveted What Hi-Fi? 2019 Temptations Award (Product of The Year) at a prestigious awards ceremony held at the Sheraton, Park Lane London on the evening of Tuesday, 5th November 2019. The annual event is met with huge anticipation and to win one of only five ‘special’ awards (exclusively unveiled on the evening) meant that Synergy has achieved widespread recognition as best in class and beyond.
‘We love the way this SME transports us into recording sessions, delivering music with all the transparency, verve and sophistication it deserves,’ was just one of the highlights from the qualifying 5-Star review by What Hi-Fi? August 2019. In addition, prior to the award being presented to SME CEO, Stuart McNeilis, What Hi-Fi? editor Jonathan Evans made special mention of Synergy as “insightful and class-leading” with “second-to-none build quality and finish”.
With Synergy, SME has set the high-end turntable standard for innovation, creativity and ingenuity, exceeding the expectations of our customers. The What Hi-Fi? Temptation Award is testament to SME’s pedigree of precision turntable engineering, craftsmanship and high-end audio excellence. There is no doubt that this award, recognised as one of the most prestigious in the audio industry honours true excellence and achievement in high-end turntable design, engineering and manufacture,’ concludes Stuart McNeilis.
Pictured from left to right are Jonathan Evans (Editor, What Hi-Fi?), Stuart McNeilis (Chief Executive Officer, SME), Joe Cox (Global Editor-in-Chief, What Hi-Fi?)