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Bryston Introduces the Mini A Loudspeaker

February 28, 2015
Bryston Introduces the Mini A Loudspeaker


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Ayre Announces New Twenty Edition 5-Series and Price Increase

February 25, 2015
Ayre Announces New Twenty Edition 5-Series and Price Increase

Bringing Ultra High-Performance to the 5-Series The new Twenty Edition of the 5-series is now available and the dramatic change in performance can be heard now or very soon at your local Ayre dealer. We have been working feverishly to get as many dealer demonstration units upgraded so that you can enjoy the sound...
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OPPO Releases HA-2 Portable Headphone Amplifier-DAC

February 20, 2015
OPPO Releases HA-2 Portable Headphone Amplifier-DAC

Adding a new member to its award-winning personal audio product portfolio, OPPO Digital (www.oppodigital.com) released the HA-2 portable headphone amplifier and DAC today. The HA-2 is an elegant yet sophisticated portable headphone amplifier with built-in rechargeable battery. It is engineered to enhance music playback from mobile phones and portable music players. Aesthetically, the HA-2...
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German Physiks Announces HRS-130 Loudspeaker

February 19, 2015
German Physiks Announces HRS-130 Loudspeaker

The HRS-130 replaces our long-running HRS-120. It features a carbon fibre cone German Physiks DDD driver, mounted on top of an octagonal section column cabinet. A downward firing 10-inch woofer is located in the base. This replaces the 8-inch unit used in the HRS‑120. A slightly taller cabinet allows for a larger Helmholtz resonator,...
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Naim Introduces NAC-N 272 Sttreaming Preamplifier

February 17, 2015
Naim Introduces NAC-N 272 Sttreaming Preamplifier

The NAC-N 272 combines our latest innovations in digital audio technology with classic analogue preamplifier engineering. It samples the best of both worlds to create an immensely musical hi-fi system. Paired with a NAP 200, NAP 250 or even a NAP 300 power amplifier, the 272 is an ideal choice for those seeking the...
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Pass Labs Introduces Two New, Highly Advanced Integrated Amplifiers

February 14, 2015
Pass Labs Introduces Two New, Highly Advanced Integrated Amplifiers

Pass Laboratories, Inc., an audio innovator renowned worldwide for its unique high-performance products, introduces two integrated amplifiers, the INT-60 and INT-250, at the Consumer Electronics Show 2015. Both are stunning, flexible, and powerful new members of Pass Lab’s family of music-first audiophile components. Pass redefined the way the audiophile industry perceived integrated amplifiers five years ago when...
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Aurender Introduces FLOW Headphone Amplifier-DAC with Optional 1TB Storage

February 14, 2015
Aurender Introduces FLOW Headphone Amplifier-DAC with Optional 1TB Storage

Aurender, a leader in high-resolution audio products, has introduced FLOW, a portable digital-to-analog converter (DAC) and headphone amplifier that brings audiophile quality to personal listening – and at $1,295, almost half the price of competing systems. To date, Aurender has been best known for its high-resolution Reference Music Servers, including the W20, X100 and...
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Pono Updates Firmware to Play DSD64 and DSD128

February 13, 2015
Pono Updates Firmware to Play DSD64 and DSD128

PonoPlayer Firmware Update Version 1.0.5 ***ALERT: Because of a previous issue (that is fixed in this firmware version), please remove your microSD card prior to downloading and installing this latest firmware update. After downloading the firmware update, to install, please eject your PonoPlayer from your computer and unplug the Micro-USB cable from your PonoPlayer....
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Wadia Digital Introduces New m330 Media Server

February 13, 2015
Wadia Digital Introduces New m330 Media Server

Wadia Digital, the leader in high-performance digital audio, is pleased to release its new m330 media server. The m330 media server provides access to locally stored and internet based digital music in a single, easy to use device. A 1TB internal hard drive offers local storage for a large music library, while USB and...
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Bryston Introduces Model A Subwoofer

February 10, 2015
Bryston Introduces Model A Subwoofer

Bryston has announced today the introduction of the Model A subwoofer, the first sub in the Bryston lineup not anchored by multiple 8-inch bass drivers. The Model A subwoofer utilizes two opposing long-throw 10-inch woofers anchored to a décor-friendly compact enclosure, making it easy to position out of sight. The Model A subwoofer delivers...
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Onkyo Music Expands Its High Resolution Download Service to US, UK and Germany

February 10, 2015
Onkyo Music Expands Its High Resolution Download Service to US, UK and Germany

Onkyo Corporation, a world leading hi-fi manufacturer and pioneer in the hi-res audio market, is today expanding e-onkyo music Japan’s leading hi-res music download service. Now, users in the United States, the United Kingdom and Germany will be able to access hundreds of thousands of 24-bit/44.1kHz up to 192kHz hi-res tracks and millions of...
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PS Audio Releases Major System Upgrade for DirectStream DAC

February 10, 2015
PS Audio Releases Major System Upgrade for DirectStream DAC

PS Audio, manufacturer of fine audio components since 1973, is pleased to announce a new operating system is available for its revolutionary DirectStream DAC; substantially improving its already remarkable sound quality. The upgraded OS is called “Pikes Peak”. Since its introduction almost a year ago, DirectStream has altered the expectations of audiophiles worldwide, rewritten...
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TIDAL Preparing Launch in 22 New Countries

February 5, 2015
TIDAL Preparing Launch in 22 New Countries

TIDAL, the first High Fidelity lossless music streaming service with HD music videos and Curated Editorial, today announced it will launch its service in 22 new countries during the first quarter of 2015, namely Austria, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Switzerland, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia,...
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Channel D Releases Pure Music Version 2.0.3 with Updated Streaming Features

February 4, 2015
Channel D Releases Pure Music Version 2.0.3 with Updated Streaming Features

Channel D, developers of the innovative and award-winning Pure Vinyl™ and Pure Music® computer audio software for Apple Macintosh computers and the creator of the Seta® Ultra Wide Bandwidth Balanced Flat Phono Preamplifiers has released a significant update to its Pure Music® software. Pure Music 2.0.3, available for download now from the Channel D...
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Magico Announces Q7 MKII Loudspeaker

February 2, 2015
Magico Announces Q7 MKII Loudspeaker

With their continued passion and commitment to excellence, Alon Wolf and his team of engineers are pleased to announce the new Q7 Mk II loudspeaker. In addition to the excitement of this new product launch, Magico is also making available an upgrade path for current Q7 owners. Since the original Q7 loudspeaker was introduced...
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Rotel Introduces New RSP-1582 Reference Surround Processor

February 2, 2015
Rotel Introduces New RSP-1582 Reference Surround Processor

Rotel Electronics, widely acknowledged for over 50 years as a leader in affordable high-end electronics designed for serious audiophile and home-theater fans, will introduce the RSP-1582, a new 7.1 channel, surround-sound preamplifier/processor home theater component that can serve as a master control for all audio and video components in an audio/video system. Audio Highlights...
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Jay Z’s Offer to Acquire Aspiro (TIDAL and WiMP) Unconditionally Accepted

January 30, 2015
Jay Z’s Offer to Acquire Aspiro (TIDAL and WiMP) Unconditionally Accepted

Jay Z’s 56 million dollar offer to acquire Aspiro (TIDAL and WiMP) has been unconditionally accepted. The transaction is awaiting shareholder approval. Details available here.
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StereoLabs’ After Hours Audio Announces GoldiLinks Interconnects

January 27, 2015
StereoLabs’ After Hours Audio Announces GoldiLinks Interconnects

Here’s a simple-yet-complex interconnect design that I’ve wanted to do for awhile: combine the awesome burnish of the Black Cat NeoMorpheus with the otherworldly rendering of the Master Reference 838. The way to do this was to take my unique CuTube™ pure copper, thin-walled tubular conductor and dispose some of my InterPole™ conductors around...
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IsoTek Launches EVO3 Venus AV Power Centre

January 27, 2015
IsoTek Launches EVO3 Venus AV Power Centre

IsoTek, leader in mains conditioning systems for hi-fi and home cinema, extends its entry-level ‘Discovery’ range to provide yet another impressively cost-effective – and elegantly styled – way to optimise the performance of valuable equipment. Want a cost-effective way to increase your return on investment in high-end hi-fi or home cinema systems? Looking to...
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Mobile Fildelity Unveils Ultradisc UHR GAIN HD with 4X DSD Mastering Technology

January 26, 2015
Mobile Fildelity Unveils Ultradisc UHR GAIN HD with 4X DSD Mastering Technology

Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab (MFSL) has introduced its Ultradisc UHR GAIN HD with 4X DSD digital mastering technology. The Ultradisc UHR (Ultra-High Resolution) GAIN HD mastering process utilizes 4X DSD direct-to-CD conversion and a newly implemented mastering chain to achieve a higher level of musical accuracy, resolution and fidelity from CD. Mobile Fidelity’s Ultradisc...
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RBH Sound Reveals New Signature SV Loudspeakers

January 26, 2015
RBH Sound Reveals New Signature SV Loudspeakers

RBH Sound, manufacturer of high performance audio products, debuted the company’s new Signature SV Series freestanding speaker lineup in their Venetian Hotel demonstration suite at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. According to the company, the new Signature SV Series was designed for both high performance home theater and critical stereo...
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Audio4soul Announces OCC iT! Reference Speaker Cables

January 26, 2015
Audio4soul Announces OCC iT! Reference Speaker Cables

Audio4soul loyal to its vision and Philosophy, announces worldwide distribution of its OCC iT! Reference speaker cables. Employing the finest single crystal pure OCC copper made by the -now- famous Ohno casting method, the OCC cables digs deeper into the music truth of your collection. Clarity, 3D imaging, natural presence,dynamics, musicality, bass definition, everything...
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TIDAL High Fidelity Music Streaming Service Launches in Five New European Markets

January 22, 2015
TIDAL High Fidelity Music Streaming Service Launches in Five New European Markets

TIDAL, the first High Fidelity lossless music streaming service with HD music videos and Curated Editorial, today announced the launch and availability of its service in five new European countries, namely Ireland, Finland, the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. The ideal music service for those who care about quality, TIDAL welcomes new users to enjoy...
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Exposure Launches Enhanced 3010S2-D Integrated Amplifier

January 21, 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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Baetis Introduces the New XR3 Media Server

January 21, 2015
Baetis Introduces the New XR3 Media Server

Even more good news at Baetis Audio! Baetis now announces the new XR3 that utilizes a modified circuit board taken from the Reference’s design. The new board, which uses neither a USB bus nor a PCI bus, provides a more perfect digital wave form, including a significant gain in the voltage (amplitude) of the...
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