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Sonic Studio Releases Amarra for TIDAL 2.1

February 11, 2016
Sonic Studio Releases Amarra for TIDAL 2.1

And now…the moment you’ve all been waiting for: we’re thrilled to announce the release of Amarra for TIDAL 2.1! This highly anticipated release offers some exceptional advantages, including: • iOS Remote • Updated UI • Support for upcoming MQA streaming Now you can control playback, EQ, and volume – all from the comfort of...
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PSB Adds Sub Series 450 to Its Subwoofer Lineup

February 8, 2016
PSB Adds Sub Series 450 to Its Subwoofer Lineup

PSB Speakers, long renowned for affordable excellence in loudspeaker design, debuted an all new high performance subwoofer, the SubSeries 450 featuring for the first time an advanced 400W RMS (1,000W peak power) Class D amplifier designed by sister brand NAD with DSP control. PSB’s most advanced subwoofer to date, the SubSeries 450 is a...
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James Loudspeaker Introduces W Series Loudspeakers

February 7, 2016
James Loudspeaker Introduces W Series Loudspeakers

James Loudspeaker has announced the introduction of the W-Series loudspeakers designed for specialized boundary applications, such as integration into a 90-degree corner where walls and ceilings converge. The visually unobtrusive wedge-shaped form factor is ideal for the latest immersive 3D audio technologies (Atmos, Auro3D and DTS:X), as well as other applications, and can be...
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PSB Launches Imagine XA Loudspeaker

February 7, 2016
PSB Launches Imagine XA Loudspeaker

PSB Speakers, long renowned for affordable excellence in loudspeaker design, today announced their first Dolby Atmos® enabled speaker modules, the Imagine XA. Purpose-built to fit on top of PSB’s Imagine X floor-standing and bookshelf speakers, Imagine XA can instantly create a variety of Dolby Atmos configurations from 5.1.2 to 7.1.4 and beyond with an...
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Computer Audio Design Introduces 1543 MKII DAC

February 2, 2016
Computer Audio Design Introduces 1543 MKII DAC

The world’s finest dedicated USB digital-to-analogue convertor has been upgraded. Computer Audio Design has announced a refit to its unique CAD 1543 DAC, now using proprietary EMI/RFI reduction materials, improved DAC circuit boards, single-crystal UP-OCC internal wiring and refined power supply filtering, to create the CAD 1543 MKII DAC. It retains the key technologies...
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TAD Taps MoFi for U.S. Distribution

February 2, 2016
TAD Taps MoFi for U.S. Distribution

MoFi Distribution is proud to announce it has been selected as the North American distributor of Technical Audio Devices Laboratories, or TAD, as the company is more commonly known. Formerly represented by Pioneer USA, TAD chose to partner with MoFi because of the latter’s experience and focus as a high-performance home audio distributor. With...
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Tortuga Audio Announces Boathull Loudspeakers

February 1, 2016
Tortuga Audio Announces Boathull Loudspeakers

We’ve been busy with a number of new projects over the past few months and are finally ready to tell you about one of them. While our focus will continue to be our LDR preamps we are expanding our offering to include a unique style and type of speaker, the full range boathull speaker....
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Meridian Firmware Update Enables MQA Playback

January 28, 2016
Meridian Firmware Update Enables MQA Playback

Meridian Audio announces the availability of a firmware update for its MQA-compatible products including Explorer2, Prime Headphone Amplifier, 808v6 Reference CD Player, 818v3 Reference Audio Core, Special Edition Loudspeakers and its 40th Anniversary Systems. From 4th February, Meridian customers will have access to the necessary updates to allow MQA playback—offering listeners for the first...
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Monitor Audio Debuts New Platinum II Series Loudspeakers

January 28, 2016
Monitor Audio Debuts New Platinum II Series Loudspeakers

The Platinum II range has produced the most musical, accurate and beautiful loudspeakers Monitor Audio has ever made. Inspired by rigorous new analysis and breakthrough innovation by the engineering team, Platinum II is a potent mix of evolutionary refinement and discovery, offering genuine audiophile performance with a stunning design and materials specification. In the...
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AVID Expands Its Offerings to Include Reference Loudspeakers

January 27, 2016
AVID Expands Its Offerings to Include Reference Loudspeakers

Following last year’s launch of their Reference Amplifiers, AVID are proud to announce their complimenting range of Reference loudspeakers, which will officially launch at this year’s Munich High End Show 2016. Made up of one stand-mounted design and two floor-standing models, they are sure to impress with their truly massive black aluminium enclosures and...
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Fosgate Debuts Signature Headphone Amplifier

January 27, 2016
Fosgate Debuts Signature Headphone Amplifier

“The Fosgate Signature headphone amplifier is one of the very best-sounding amps I’ve ever used,” wrote Steve Guttenberg in his CNET.com review. Already firmly established in its native USA, the Fosgate Signature is now available in the UK and will be demonstrated at this weekend’s Headroom show in London. World-class audio engineer Jim Fosgate...
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Audience Introduces Its New Top of the Line Au24 SX Cables

January 26, 2016
Audience Introduces Its New Top of the Line Au24 SX Cables

Audience announced the introduction of its new top of the line Au24 SX interconnects, loudspeaker, phono and digital cables designed to achieve extraordinary audio performance and musical accuracy to complement the finest audio systems. Au24 SX substantially exceeds the performance of Audience’s long-standing and acclaimed Au24 cable lines by the use of improved XLPE...
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Prism Sound Introduces Callia Preamplifier-DAC

January 26, 2016
Prism Sound Introduces Callia Preamplifier-DAC

Designed and manufactured exclusively in the United Kingdom, the Prism Sound CALLIA USB Digital to Analogue Converter (DAC) and digital audio preamplifier is tailored for listening to music. For the discerning listener, CALLIA is the best way to experience digital music. Coupled with high quality analogue power amplification and loudspeakers, CALLIA will deliver your...
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Bel Canto Unveils the ACI 600 Asynchronous Control Integrated Amplifier

January 23, 2016
Bel Canto Unveils the ACI 600 Asynchronous Control Integrated Amplifier

The ACI 600’s advanced integrated platform expands the way you live with your audio. The ACI 600 suite of options focuses on the core technologies of our high dynamic range DAC, precision volume and system control, Ethernet Streaming, phono stage and headphone technologies, powered by ultra-low noise amplification for the ultimate in high performance...
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Kudos Audio Debuts Flagship Titan 808 Loudspeaker

January 19, 2016
Kudos Audio Debuts Flagship Titan 808 Loudspeaker

Previewed at last year’s Bristol Show and officially launched at The National Audio Show and Hi-Fi Show Live 2015, the long-awaited new Titan 808 flagship loudspeaker from Kudos Audio is now shipping to audiophiles worldwide. The Titan 808 has deliberately taken its time to come to market. Not only because of the considerable investment...
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Horch House Launches Project R2R Reel-to-Reel Tape Deck

January 19, 2016
Horch House Launches Project R2R Reel-to-Reel Tape Deck

Could this be the most surprising development in hi-fi since Neil Young’s Pono Player? Except with one small difference: we’re talking analogue. Very analogue. The Analogue Uprising As audiophiles and music lovers around the world continue to debate whether hi-res digital actually makes an appreciable difference, one thing remains clear: the analogue resurgence is...
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Constellation Audio Introduces Inspiration Integrated 1.0 Integrated Amplifier

January 16, 2016
Constellation Audio Introduces Inspiration Integrated 1.0 Integrated Amplifier

Constellation Audio, manufacturer of world-class solid-state electronics, is pleased to announce the debut of the Inspiration INTEGRATED 1.0 integrated amplifier at CES 2015. As the newest member of Constellation Audio’s most affordable Inspiration Series, the INTEGRATED 1.0 joins its preamplifier and amplifier line-mates in delivering the performance that is expected from Constellation Audio at...
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Leema Acoustics Demos New LibraPreamplifier-DAC

January 15, 2016
Leema Acoustics Demos New LibraPreamplifier-DAC

Leema Acoustics to demonstrate its new Libra DAC/preamp (£5995) at CES 2016 at the Venetian Tower suite 29-221. Leema Acoustics’ Libra DAC/preamp features 24-bit/384kHz playback over USB, upgradeable DAC modules, Bluetooth and more! Their British system includes Leema’s Hydra power amps with loudspeakers from Spendor. Leema’s Lee Talyor will be in attendance throughout CES...
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Optoma Introduces Range of NuForce Balanced Armature Hi-Res Audio Earphones

January 15, 2016
Optoma Introduces Range of NuForce Balanced Armature Hi-Res Audio Earphones

Optoma Technology, a leading international projector and audio brand, announces four models of Hi-Res Audio certified, multi-driver balanced armature earphones at CES 2016 (Central Hall, Booth #11440). The NuForce HEM8, HEM6, HEM4 and HEM2 earphone monitors feature balanced armature drivers, acoustically calculated, vibration-free Lexan earpieces and hand-made premium earphone cables manufactured from OFC copper...
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Elac Announces the Uni-Fi Series Speaker Line by Andrew Jones

January 15, 2016
Elac Announces the Uni-Fi Series Speaker Line by Andrew Jones

ELAC, a leader in premium loudspeakers and consumer electronics proudly unveils the Uni-Fi series of loudspeakers designed by Vice President of Engineering Andrew Jones. “My goal with the Uni-Fi series was to create a line of speakers with technology and performance normally reserved for speakers costing significantly more,” Jones said. “By going with a...
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EMM Labs Introduces DA2 DAC, TX2 CD/SACD Transport, and MTRX2 Monoblocks

January 15, 2016
EMM Labs Introduces DA2 DAC, TX2 CD/SACD Transport, and MTRX2 Monoblocks

As promised here is the information about all the new products you saw at CES 2016 in our demo room 30-317. DA2 (Stereo D/A Converter) The DA2 is EMM Labs next generation flagship DAC. Re-designed from the ground up, Ed Meitner has once again created a DAC that significantly moves the bar in terms...
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AXPONA Audio Show Returns to Chicago April 15-17, 2016

January 15, 2016
AXPONA Audio Show Returns to Chicago April 15-17, 2016

AXPONA (Audio Expo North America) returns to the Westin O’Hare in Rosemont, IL, April 15-17, 2016, offering music lovers, audiophiles, and musicians three jam-packed days of incredible sounds, technology, presentations, design, and the very latest products in the industry. AXPONA is the defining high-end consumer audio show in the United States. Now in its...
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Elac Announces the Discovery Music Server Powered by Roon

January 14, 2016
Elac Announces the Discovery Music Server Powered by Roon

ELAC, a leader in premium loudspeakers and consumer electronics proudly unveils the Discovery Music Server. “With the announcement of the Discovery Music Server ELAC has solved one of the biggest hurdles in computer audio, the computer.“ – said Chris Walker, vice president product development. “Our new Discovery Music Server offers all the power of...
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Lamm Industries Unveils LL1.1 Signature Monoblock Preamplifier

January 14, 2016
Lamm Industries Unveils LL1.1 Signature Monoblock Preamplifier

The new Lamm Industries monaural line level preamplifier model LL1.1 Signature ($45,390 per pair) is a direct replacement of the LL1 Signature which has been the ultimate statement of perfection among the line level LAMM preamplifiers since its introduction in 2010. The LL1.1 proudly continues this tradition. Although the LL1 Signature integrated everything its...
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Clearaudio Introduces Statement V2 Turntable

January 14, 2016
Clearaudio Introduces Statement V2 Turntable

“Take the best and make it better,” has always been the driving motto of the Suchy family, the team behind the Clearaudio brand. But how exactly do you improve on the ‘world’s finest turntable’? Originally launched in 2006, the Clearaudio Statement was lauded worldwide as a “masterpiece of engineering” which had truly “advanced the...
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