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Wireworld’s David Salz Presents ‘The Cable Polygraph’ at Capital Audiofest

August 27, 2015
Wireworld’s David Salz Presents ‘The Cable Polygraph’ at Capital Audiofest

Wireworld Cable Technology, respected manufacturer of high-performance audio and video cables, is pleased to announce that its Founder and Designer, David Salz, will present during Capital Audiofest 2015, Saturday, August 29, at 11 am in the Washington Theater, on the third floor of the Rockville Hilton. Join David to learn about the various ways...
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Merging Technologies Offers New Stereo/Multichannel NADAC DAC

August 26, 2015
Merging Technologies Offers New Stereo/Multichannel NADAC DAC

On a Higher Note, LLC has been appointed as the exclusive distributor of USA and Canada for Merging Technologies’ new NADAC products. This agreement covers the consumer market and the high-end audio industry, tapping On a Higher Note’s ever-growing elite network of high fidelity retailers and custom installers. After extensive discussions and research, Merging...
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Roon Announces New Software Release

August 24, 2015
Roon Announces New Software Release

Roon Labs has announced the 1.1 software update to their subscription service, Roon. This update sets the stage for Roon to transition from an all-in one, single-device software experience to Roon as a flexible, multi-device platform, with the introduction of RoonServer for OSX and Windows, and RoonRemote for iPad. CEO Enno Vandermeer notes: “Until...
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Capital AudioFest Begins Friday

August 24, 2015
Capital AudioFest Begins Friday

What kind of Show is the Capital Audiofest? One exhibitor tells it straight “Of the several shows I do every year, CAF is one of my very favorites. The reason …. Gary Gill. This man WORKS for the exhibitors, hell, he should be my Congressman, any problem and he will deal. No pass-the-buck or...
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Astell&Kern Expands beyerdynamic Partnership With Debut Of New In-Ear Monitor

August 20, 2015
Astell&Kern Expands beyerdynamic Partnership With Debut Of New In-Ear Monitor

Building on the worldwide success of the their first headphone collaboration, the special edition AK T5p headphones, Astell&Kern has again partnered with beyerdynamic to produce the AK T8iE In-Ear Monitor. The AK T8iE is the first IEM to feature beyerdynamic’s popular Tesla driver technology, designed specifically for portable audio and mobile listening. Astell&Kern engineers...
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Nordost Introduces the QLine Groundwire

August 19, 2015
Nordost Introduces the QLine Groundwire

Nordost is proud to introduce the newest addition to the QRT range of power products: the QLINE Ground Wire. Nordost’s QLINE is the most effective method to achieve a solid secondary ground for your hifi audio system. This unique and effective ground wire will not only increase the size and depth of your soundstage,...
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NAD Expands Range of Headphones with VISO HP30

August 17, 2015
NAD Expands Range of Headphones with VISO HP30

NAD Electronics, the highly regarded manufacturer of high-performance audio/video components, announced another high-resolution model in their VISO Series, the HP30 on-ear headphone. The company’s newest addition to the NAD headphone family, VISO HP30 is a lightweight, folding, on-ear design for superb comfort, compact size and convenience for music lovers on-the-go. VISO HP30 ($229 MSRP)...
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California Audio Show 2015 Opens Friday

August 12, 2015
California Audio Show 2015 Opens Friday

Welcome to the 2015 California Audio Show The 2nd longest-running audio show in the U.S., now in our 6th year in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area, home to Tesla Motors, the Wine Country and Silicon Valley. View our exciting list of 2015 Exhibitors. Don’t miss San Francisco’s finest area audio event hosted at...
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Burson Audio Launches Supreme Sound Audio Components Website

August 12, 2015
Burson Audio Launches Supreme Sound Audio Components Website

Burson Audio, manufacturer of fine USB DAC/Headphone Amplifier/Preamplifiers, Headphone Amplifiers and Stereo Amplifiers, is pleased to announce a new division, Supreme Sound Audio Components. Built to the same exacting standards as all Burson Audio products, Supreme Sound Audio focuses on providing components for DIYers and OEM audio manufacturers. Burson’s iconic all-discrete op-amps are the...
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Astell&Kern Announces New All-In-One Hi-Res Sound System

August 11, 2015
Astell&Kern Announces New All-In-One Hi-Res Sound System

Astell&Kern, the leader in portable high-res audio players, announces the Astell&Kern AKT1, a new all-in-one hi-res sound system that includes speakers, amplifier and high-resolution audio decoding in one unit, is now shipping. The Astell&Kern AKT1 is a true lifestyle product, perfect for city living, an office or anywhere that space is a premium. With...
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DALI Introduces New Opticon Loudspeaker Series

August 10, 2015
DALI Introduces New Opticon Loudspeaker Series

The Sound Organisation is excited to introduce the new DALI OPTICON Loudspeaker Series consisting of seven models ranging from a compact stand mount to ample floor standing, a slim wall mount and subwoofer. With pricing from $995.00 to $3,795.00, and available in September, the series has a speaker for every room and any application...
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Essence Electrostatic Speaker Systems Debuts “effeqt series” WallSpeakers

August 6, 2015
Essence Electrostatic Speaker Systems Debuts “effeqt series” WallSpeakers

In a marketplace full of conventional box speakers that take up too much space and don’t appeal to women, you would think there would be more alternatives. It turns out that only a small number of effeqt-maxi-w-wallspeaker (1)vendors offer speakers with truly beautiful industrial designs meant for either floor or wall mounting. Ceratec of...
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Atlas Announces Ultra Series Cables

August 6, 2015
Atlas Announces Ultra Series Cables

The new Ascent Ultra RCA to RCA analogue audio interconnect is the first of our Reference range of products; it employs an OFC screen with copper mylar to give a 100% RFI rejection The signal carrying conductors are our high purity, grain free OCC copper laid in a concentric fashion and contained in a...
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PS Audio Announces OS Update for DirectStream DAC

August 6, 2015
PS Audio Announces OS Update for DirectStream DAC

PS Audio, manufacturer of fine audio components since 1973, is pleased to announce a new operating system for its revolutionary DirectStream DAC. The upgraded OS is called “Yale,” after Mount Yale, one of Colorado’s “Fourteeners” (the 53 mountain peaks in the state that rise above 14,000 feet). The practice of naming DirectStream’s OS upgrades...
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Exposure Launches Enhanced 3010S2-D Integrated Amplifier

August 6, 2015
Exposure Launches Enhanced 3010S2-D Integrated Amplifier

The new 3010S2-D is the fourth incarnation of Exposure’s top integrated amp. For high-end audio at mid-range prices, the Exposure 3010S2 series has long been considered as one of the best options on the market. The British brand, renowned for creating hi-fi components with involving musical reality, places its focus firmly on developing high-performance...
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Leema Acoustics Introduces New Libra DAC

August 5, 2015
Leema Acoustics Introduces New Libra DAC

The Libra is the latest addition to Leema Acoustics’ flagship Constellation series and has the same precision-machined casework as the award-winning Tucana amp and Antila CD player. Designed and built by Lee Taylor and Mallory Nicholls (Leema), Libra’s simple-yet- elegant looks conceal a staggering array of class-leading technologies. According to the press release, the...
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Marantz Announces the M-CR611 Network CD Receiver

August 3, 2015
Marantz Announces the M-CR611 Network CD Receiver

Marantz, a world leader in advanced audio technologies, launches its new M-CR611 Network CD Receiver. Combining advanced streaming and digital media features with Marantz’s renowned sound quality, this easy-to-use mini system boasts a stylish and elegant design with a sleek black finish. It is expected to be available in August for $699. Following its...
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Genesis Advanced Technologies Launches Genesis 2.3 Loudspeaker

July 23, 2015
Genesis Advanced Technologies Launches Genesis 2.3 Loudspeaker

Nothing has much has changed in theoretical acoustics since ‘The Theory of Sound’ by mathematician and physicist Lord John William Strutt, Baron Rayleigh was published in 1877. There are still only two proper ways for a transducer to propagate sound in a room: a point-source and a line-source. Anything else, or everything in between,...
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Spiral Groove Announces Upgrade Package for Its SG1.1 Turntable

July 21, 2015
Spiral Groove Announces Upgrade Package for Its SG1.1 Turntable

Spiral Groove today announced the availability of its upgrade package for its flagship Spiral Groove SG1.1 turntable, which will bring the turntable up to Version 1.2 status. The upgrades include a new platter, isolation feet, damping material and various other parts and an improved magnetic platter levitation system. The upgrade also adds a new...
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Sonus Faber Introduces the Venere S Loudspeaker

July 20, 2015
Sonus Faber Introduces the Venere S Loudspeaker

The Venere S is the latest Sonus faber loudspeaker and the new flagship of the Venere collection. Born in 2015, three years after the release of the Venere collection, this latest Sonus faber project completes the line for which its named, becoming the most advanced of all the Venere speakers. The Venere S is...
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The Sound Organisation Announces ‘Queen by Rega’ Turntable

July 20, 2015
The Sound Organisation Announces ‘Queen by Rega’ Turntable

The Sound Organisation announces that Rega was approached by the legendary rock band Queen to produce a limited edition, fully licensed turntable to coincide with the release of the Queen 18 piece 180g vinyl LP boxset containing all 15 hit studio albums sourced from the original master tapes mastered by Bob Ludwig and cut...
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Aries Cerat Launches the New Kassandra II DAC

July 20, 2015
Aries Cerat Launches the New Kassandra II DAC

We believe that Kassandra dac is currently one of the best audio sources available today and can only be matched by top analogue sources in timpre and musicality, but keeping well ahead in aspects of dynamic presentation and resolution. In the audio industry today, the market is in abandon of digital processors, with a...
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Simaudio Launches MOON Neo 230HAD Headphone Amplifier-DAC

July 17, 2015
Simaudio Launches MOON Neo 230HAD Headphone Amplifier-DAC

MOON by Simaudio proudly introduces the MOON Nēo 230HAD Headphone Amplifier / Digital-to-Analog Converter, the newest addition to our MOON Nēo Series. Based heavily on the reference 430HA headphone amp and filling an immense void in the current headphone marketplace, the Nēo 230HAD offers exceptional performance at a price point that is virtually uninhabited....
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Denon Announces the AVR-X4200W and X3200W Surround Sound Processors

July 17, 2015
Denon Announces the AVR-X4200W and X3200W Surround Sound Processors

Denon, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality home entertainment products, introduces two new 2015 Network A/V Receivers for demanding home theater enthusiasts. Following the recently introduced entry and mid class X-series models, the new top of the line AVR-X4200W and AVR-X3200W A/V Receivers deliver outstanding feature sets and the finest Denon sound...
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HiFiMAN Introduces HE400S Full-Size Planar Headphone

July 10, 2015
HiFiMAN Introduces HE400S Full-Size Planar Headphone

HiFiMAN, a leading designer/manufacturer of high performance headphones and portable audio products, announced their most affordable full-size planar magnetic headphone, the HE-400S. At $299 MSRP, the HE400S is the least expensive planar headphone on the market yet it delivers unequalled performance, styling and comfort in its class. The HE400S is available now for immediate...
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