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TEAC Introduces New UD-301 Dual Monaural DAC

November 27, 2014
TEAC Introduces New UD-301 Dual Monaural DAC

TEAC, recognized globally as a leading manufacturer of high grade audio video electronics, is pleased to announce the debut of the UD-301 Dual Monaural Digital-To-Analog Converter. Designed as the perfect complement for the Hi-Res audio enthusiast in search of a superior means of converting the playback of digital music files for output to either...
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Linn Giving Away High Resolution Downloads During Linn’s 24-Bits of Christmas

November 27, 2014
Linn Giving Away High Resolution Downloads During Linn’s 24-Bits of Christmas

Every day in December we’ll be giving away a different, free Studio Master track – the highest quality available, anywhere. But we know no-one likes waiting, so in true festive spirit here’s a taster of what’s to come – enjoy Dougie MacLean’s classic, ‘Caledonia’, performed with the award-winning Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Check out...
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Epson Readies Home Cinema 5025UB Full HD Projector

November 24, 2014
Epson Readies Home Cinema 5025UB Full HD Projector

Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1 today announced the PowerLite® Home Cinema 5025UB, the newest addition to its high-performance line of 3LCD 2D/3D Full HD 1080p home theater projectors. The new projector delivers home entertainment enthusiasts extraordinary image quality and bright, vibrant colors with 2,200 lumens of color brightness and 2,200 lumens of...
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IsoTek Introduces EVO3 Mosaic Genesis Power Conditioner

November 24, 2014
IsoTek Introduces EVO3 Mosaic Genesis Power Conditioner

IsoTek, the game-changing brand of mains conditioning systems for enhanced hi-fi and home cinema performance, extends its ‘Ultimate’ range with a hybrid solution combining the brand’s two statement technologies in a single unit. The new EVO3 Mosiac Genesis is a five-way mains conditioning unit in an elegant half-width format, featuring three outlets for front-end...
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Meridian Announces Meridian Explorer2 Portable USB Headphone Amplifier-DAC

November 22, 2014
Meridian Announces Meridian Explorer2 Portable USB Headphone Amplifier-DAC

Meridian is pleased to announce our new Explorer2. Like the original Explorer, it is a portable USB DAC with enhanced features and performance making it the highest performance offering in its category. We are very proud of the fact that Explorer2, like the original, is still manufactured by hand, with pride, in Huntingdon, and...
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Essence Electrostatic Releases DPA-440 Power Amplifier

November 22, 2014
Essence Electrostatic Releases DPA-440 Power Amplifier

Just in time for the holidays, Essence has released a new power amp that some audiophiles are already calling the “killer app” of power amps. The Essence DPA-440 uses the latest Class D topology to provide a highly efficient and nearly ideal amplifier with distortion below measurement, ultra-high damping factor, and unconditional stability with...
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Exogal to Release Comet DAC to U.S. Audio Connoisseur Market

November 21, 2014
Exogal to Release Comet DAC to U.S. Audio	 Connoisseur Market

Exogal, manufacturer of leading-­‐edge digital audio components for the discerning audiophile, announced today that it has partnered with AXISS Audio as the exclusive North American distributor of its Comet digital-­‐to-­‐analog signal converter (DAC). Exogal expects the Comet to be available for sale to consumers immediately at a list price of $2,500 (USD). “We’re absolutely...
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Technics Launches ‘Technics Tracks’ Premium High-Resolution Download Site

November 21, 2014
Technics Launches ‘Technics Tracks’ Premium High-Resolution Download Site

The iconic and newly formed Technics is launching ‘Technics Tracks’ enabling music lovers to rediscover tracks and albums from an exceptional catalogue of 24-bit hi-resolution audio. Available in the UK and Germany from January 2015 the new download store will carry a comprehensive selection of 24-bit FLAC audio tracks including tens of thousands in...
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TIDAL Introduces New Service to Test Music Streaming Quality

November 21, 2014
TIDAL Introduces New Service to Test Music Streaming Quality

TIDAL, the first high fidelity lossless music streaming service with HD music videos and curated editorial, launches test.tidalhifi.com, a website that allows visitors to compare the difference between compressed and uncompressed music. The test gives users a direct comparison, so that they can confirm that they are achieving the most out of their audio...
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Denon Announces Flagship AVR-X7200W Atmos Network A/V Receiver

November 20, 2014
Denon Announces Flagship AVR-X7200W Atmos Network A/V Receiver

Denon, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality home entertainment products, is thrilled to announce a true flagship born from its new line of X-Series Network A/V Receivers. The AVR-X7200W features ultimate build quality, outstanding features and the finest in Denon audio quality for the most demanding home theater enthusiasts. Most remarkably, it...
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Furutech Launches New SK-III Electrostatic Brush

November 20, 2014
Furutech Launches New SK-III Electrostatic Brush

Japanese cable and accessories experts Furutech launch the new SK-III electrostatic brush, cleverly designed to remove unwanted static charge from a range of audio-visual media, enhancing sound and picture quality. Originally developed by SFC of Japan, the patented SK-III electrostatic brush is a new and improved version of the earlier SK-II and has already...
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HiFiMAN Unveils Hybrid Headphone Amplifier

November 18, 2014
HiFiMAN Unveils Hybrid Headphone Amplifier

HiFiMAN, a leading designer/manufacturer of high performance headphones, amplifiers and portable audio products, announced their newest headphone amplifier, the EF100. A versatile hybrid design that combines tube and solid state technology, the HiFiMAN EF100 is a moderately priced amplifier that will drive the majority of high performance headphones as well as efficient loudspeakers. EF100...
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AURALiC Partners With TIDAL to Provide Lossless Music

November 18, 2014
AURALiC Partners With TIDAL to Provide  Lossless Music

AURALIC North America Inc. and its parent company, AURALIC LIMITED, have announced that TIDAL, the first lossless music streaming service with HD music videos and curated editorial, has been integrated in their ARIES Streamer Bridge. AURALiC’s Lightning streaming is the industry’s first whole-house, high-resolution streaming solution that supports music playback up to Double-Rate DSD...
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ALO Audio Introduces Studio Six Phono Stage

November 18, 2014
ALO Audio Introduces Studio Six Phono Stage

A critical link the analog chain, the phono pre-amplifier demands particular design attention to detail to achieve high fidelity amplification of the sensitive low level analog signal from a phono cartridge. Our new Phono Stage is a phono pre-amplifier designed to pair with the Studio Six for high fidelity analog reproduction. Paired with its...
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HDtracks Adds Vinyl to Its Store

November 17, 2014
HDtracks Adds Vinyl to Its Store

HDtracks has now added vinyl to its store. There appear to be thousands of albums to choose from, and they are competitively priced. Browse what is available here.
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Audio4soul Announces New OCC IT! Xtreme v.2 Speaker Cables

November 17, 2014
Audio4soul Announces New OCC IT! Xtreme v.2 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. The second version of our OCC iT! Xtreme speaker cable follows our Philosophy-driven attitude in construnction and has distinctive performance at affordable pricing. Clarity, 3D imaging,...
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TAS Posts “The HP Super LP List”

November 17, 2014
TAS Posts “The HP Super LP List”

The Absolute Sound has posted “The HP Super LP List”. It’s an invaluable reference you’ll be sure to want to download. You can find it here. You can also access it on Chad Kassum’s Acoustic Sounds website here.
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Audioquest Announces New Nighthawk Headphones

November 15, 2014
Audioquest Announces New Nighthawk Headphones

AudioQuest’s first headphones needed a special name—a name that conveyed power and freedom, inspired ideas of physical and emotional transportation, complemented the overall look and feel of the product, and still left room for growth. After much deliberation, “NightHawk” was chosen to lead what will be a complete family of headphones that match outstanding...
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BenQ Introduces Market’s First DLP Projector with sRGB Color Accuracy

November 15, 2014
BenQ Introduces Market’s First DLP Projector with sRGB Color Accuracy

BenQ America Corp., an internationally renowned provider of visual display solutions and the No. 1-selling projector brand powered by TI DLP® technology in The Americas(1), today introduced the newest addition to its stunning, high-brightness Colorific™ professional and home theater projector lineup: the HC1200. BenQ’s new HC1200 is purpose-built to follow the sRGB (standard Red,...
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The Absolute Sound Establishes Tribute Wall to Harry Pearson

November 14, 2014
The Absolute Sound Establishes Tribute Wall to Harry Pearson

The Absolute Sound has established a webpage – a “tribute wall” – to Harry Pearson where members of the high-end audio industry have posted remembrances. You can access it here.
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