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ELAC Comes to North America with New Speaker Line Designed by Andrew Jones

May 27, 2015
ELAC Comes to North America with New Speaker Line Designed by Andrew Jones

Internationally renowned speaker designer Andrew Jones joins ELAC to create the ELAC DebutTM speaker series, the first of many series planned. The introduction coincides with ELAC’s return to North America with an exhibit at T.H.E. Show Newport in Irvine, Calif., May 29-31, 2015. “ELAC is pleased to bring Andrew Jones on board, as the...
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Merging Technologies Launches NADAC DAC

May 27, 2015
Merging Technologies Launches NADAC DAC

Swiss manufacturer Merging Technologies will launch their audiophile D/A converter, NADAC, at the High End Show in Munich on May 14. They will be in Hall 3 on stand J05/K08. Merging Technologies is the world’s leading manufacturer of high-resolution digital audio recording and editing systems including products that process PCM formats up to 24-bit/384kHz...
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HiFiMAN Debuts HM901S Digital Audio Player

May 27, 2015
HiFiMAN Debuts HM901S Digital Audio Player

HiFiMAN, a leading designer/manufacturer of high performance headphones and portable audio products, announced the HM901S, an upgraded version of its landmark high-res portable player. When introduced in 2013, the original HM901 was the first portable player to play true high-res audio files and quickly established itself as a reference audio product. In addition to...
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HiFIMAN Launches HE1000 Planar Headphones

May 27, 2015
HiFIMAN Launches HE1000 Planar Headphones

HiFiMAN, a leading designer/manufacturer of high performance headphones and portable audio products, announced a groundbreaking full-size planar magnetic headphone, the HE1000, intended for reference use in the home or studio. Assuming the position as the company’s flagship model, HE1000 combines several new innovations that raise the bar for absolute performance, style and comfort. The...
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Wireworld Now Shipping Nano Series Cables for Portable Audio Devices

May 27, 2015
Wireworld Now Shipping Nano Series Cables for Portable Audio Devices

Wireworld Cable Technology, a respected manufacturer of high-performance audio and video cables, is now shipping a brand-new series of ultra-light and flexible audio cables for use with headphones and other portable audio devices. The Nano series will include four level options, Pulse™, Nano-Eclipse™, Nano-Silver Eclipse™, and Nano-Platinum Eclipse™—each level utilizing patented Wireworld technology to...
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Emerald Physics Introduces KCII Loudspeaker

May 26, 2015
Emerald Physics Introduces KCII Loudspeaker

At The Show Newport 2015 Emerald Physics will introduce our first under $2,500.00 a pair speaker, the KCII. Retail price is $2495.00 Introductory priced at only $1999.00/pr when shipping in July The system features: 1) Emerald Physics KCII- open baffle controlled dispersion loudspeakers. The new KCII uses custom Dual 10” Emerald Physics woofers with...
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Meridian to Feature MQA, Sooloos Control 15 Server, and DSP7200 SE Loudspeaker

May 26, 2015
Meridian to Feature MQA, Sooloos Control 15 Server, and DSP7200 SE Loudspeaker

Meridian Audio announces its participation in the 2015 T.H.E. Show Newport, which commences on the 29th May through the 31st of May, during which time Meridian will demonstrate the Special Edition DSP7200 Digital Active Loudspeakers with Control 15 Meridian Sooloos Streaming Server System. In addition, Meridian will showcase its line of personal audio products,...
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Jadis to Debut I-50 Integrated Amplifier

May 26, 2015
Jadis to Debut I-50 Integrated Amplifier

Bluebird Music is pleased to announce immediate availability of the new Jadis I-50, a pure class-A 50 watt integrated amplifier. The I-50 was designed from the ground up to take advantage of the new KT150 tubes which are said to offer improved microphony and heat dissipation characteristics, and provide better detail and bass control...
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Audeze to Feature EL-8 Headphones at T.H.E. Show 2015

May 26, 2015
Audeze to Feature EL-8 Headphones at T.H.E. Show 2015

Audeze, maker of award-winning planar magnetic headphones, is happy to attend T.H.E. Show Newport, May 29th – 31st, in the Headphonium, Booth 78. You’ll be able to audition the EL-8 open and closed-back versions, LCD headphones, and the Deckard DAC/Headphone Amp. EL-8s Available at the Apple Online Store The EL-8 closed-back is available now...
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Theta Digital Premieres New Amplifier

May 26, 2015
Theta Digital Premieres New Amplifier

Join us at the T.H.E. Show Newport 2015 May 29 to 31 room 1310, Hotel Irvine, for a 2-channel music fest. We’ll be unveiling our new Xtreme D-3 plug-in DAC for the Casablanca plus our new Dreadnaught D modular amplifier. The “D” uses the same N-Core modules as our award-winning Prometheus monoblocks and can...
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SMc Audio Announces the New HI Fi One AC Nexus Power Enhancer

May 25, 2015
SMc Audio Announces the New HI Fi One AC Nexus Power Enhancer

SMc Audio a leader in innovative audio solutions presents their reference $16,000 power enhancer and grounding solution, exclusively distributed by Hi Fi One. • Cost no-object engineering, component selection, and execution Designed for use in the worlds finest systems. Effectively enhances power delivery and ground quality without the negative effects of poor quality components...
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Wadax Introduces PRE1 Ultimate Digital Preamplifier

May 25, 2015
Wadax Introduces PRE1 Ultimate Digital Preamplifier

Wadax, a world leader in digital signal processing announces the new PRE 1 ULTIMATE remote-controlled digital preamplifier with DIVIN ™ phono stage, Zepto ™ super clock, and Hermes ™ SSD server, $72,670. Hi Fi One is the exclusive North American distributor. The PRE1 Ultimate accepts inputs from a computer via its USB HD hub,...
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SMc Audio Announces the New HI Fi One Silver Signature Edition Linestage

May 25, 2015
SMc Audio Announces the New HI Fi One Silver Signature Edition Linestage

SMc Audio a leader in innovative audio solutions presents their $50,000 reference line stage, exclusively distributed by Hi Fi One. • Cost no-object-engineering, component selection, and execution • Remote 100-step volume control outperforms the best mechanical switches while maintaining volume control resolution for perfect level setting • Unique design combines the best aspects of...
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Metaxas Issues 30th Anniversary Amplifiers

May 25, 2015
Metaxas Issues 30th Anniversary Amplifiers

Almost 30 years after its first introduction into hi-end audio folklore, the newly designed and significantly updated Metaxas Power Amplifiers – the Solitaire and Soliloquy Mono-blocks, will once again be available to serious Audiophiles, Recording Engineers and Music purists. The Solitaire still offers 150WRMS of ultra-high bandwidth sonic nirvana, whereas the more expensive Soliloquy...
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T.H.E. Show (Newport Beach) 2015 Starts Friday

May 25, 2015
T.H.E. Show (Newport Beach) 2015 Starts Friday

Returning to Southern California for the 5th year The Home Entertainment Show will showcase the finest in audio equipment. More than 350 manufacturers from across the globe will present LIVE Demos in private Sound Rooms – everything from the reasonable to the extravagant. Over 30 exclusive Headphone manufacturers will be represented in the 6,000...
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Nordost to Display New Cables at Newport

May 23, 2015
Nordost to Display New Cables at Newport

T.H.E Show Newport is the perfect venue for Nordost to introduce their newly launched products to the US market. At High End 2015 Nordost debuted the highly anticipated Odin 2, the company’s first 4K UHD cables, as well as the new Purple Flare USB 2.0 Cable. Each of these exciting products can be seen...
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PS Audio Debuts BHK Signature 300 Mono Amplifier

May 22, 2015
PS Audio Debuts BHK Signature 300 Mono Amplifier

PS Audio, maker of fine audio components since 1973, is pleased to announce the public debut of the BHK Signature 300 Amplifiers at THE Show-Newport, May 29-31, 2015. PS will be exhibiting with veteran loudspeaker manufacturer Legacy Audio at the fifth-annual Newport show, held for the first time at its new venue,the Hotel Irvine....
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Lambert Audio Announces “Small Wonder” Line

May 22, 2015
Lambert Audio Announces “Small Wonder” Line

The Lambert Company from New Zealand will be demonstrating the full “Small Wonder” line of compact high-performance audio components in room 1121 at The Home Entertainment Show (“THE Show”) in Newport Beach, California, May 29-31, 2015. The line includes the “Play It By Ear” class-A headphone amplifier which has been the subject of rave...
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Antipodes Audio to Debut New Music Servers

May 22, 2015
Antipodes Audio to Debut New Music Servers

Antipodes Audio (an TIP uh deez), New Zealand-based manufacturer of industry-leading audio servers, is pleased to be showing two new server variants in Room 1417 at The Home Entertainment Show (THE Show)/Newport Beach, May 29-31,2015. The new models offer increased storage capacity and new signal-output stages that enhance both performance and connectivity, improving upon...
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TAD to Debut CE1 Loudspeakers with Zesto Audio

May 21, 2015
TAD to Debut CE1 Loudspeakers with Zesto Audio

Zesto Audio is proud to be the exclusive exhibitor for the new TAD-CE1 (Compact Evolution One) speakers at T.H.E. Show Newport held at the Hotel Irvine in Southern California on May 28-31, 2015 in Exhibit room #219. The TAD- CE1′s where launched at CES 2015 in Las Vegas and T.H.E.Show Newport will be the...
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PSB Introduces Innovative M4U 4 In-Ear Monitor

May 21, 2015
PSB Introduces Innovative M4U 4 In-Ear Monitor

PSB Speakers, long renowned for affordable excellence in acoustic design, announced their newest headphone, the In-Ear Monitor M4U 4. This unique, two-way hybrid design is the company’s first IEM and features a moving coil dynamic low frequency driver and a balanced armature high frequency driver controlled by a precision crossover network. The PSB M4U...
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MQA Support Continues to Grow at High End 2015

May 21, 2015
MQA Support Continues to Grow at High End 2015

MQA, the ground-breaking music technology originated by Meridian Audio, is now in active discussions with over 100 potential business partners. Speaking at the HIGH END MQA keynote, Bob Stuart – MQA inventor – announced this latest milestone in MQA’s development. The MQA ‘supporters’ list includes many prominent audio brands, including Arcam, Onkyo, and TIDAL,...
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Zesto Audio to Premier Leto 1.5 Preamplifier Upgrade

May 20, 2015
Zesto Audio to Premier Leto 1.5 Preamplifier Upgrade

Zesto Audio announces the debut of their newly upgraded Leto 1.5 Preamp at T.H.E. Show Newport held at the Hotel Irvine in Southern California on May 28-31, 2015 in exhibit room #219 & Headphonium. The Leto 1.5 Preamp upgrade includes 2 important features; a built-in headphone amp and a Unity Gain identifier on the...
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Meridian Annouces New DSP320 Digital Active In-Wall Loudspeaker

May 20, 2015
Meridian Annouces New DSP320 Digital Active In-Wall Loudspeaker

Today’s Meridian systems deliver the closest possible approach to the original performance and, for those who prefer a loudspeaker to be heard and not seen, the company is proud announce the expansion of its current range of loudspeakers with the new compact in-wall/in-ceiling DSP320. With the increasing demand for in-wall and in-ceiling-mounted loudspeaker designs,...
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Nordost Introduces Purple Flare USB Cable

May 20, 2015
Nordost Introduces Purple Flare USB Cable

High End 2015 in Munich was the perfect opportunity for Nordost to launch their highly anticipated Odin 2 Cables as well as their first 4K UHD cables (in the Heimdall 2 and Valhalla 2 ranges). However, a third type of Nordost cable also made it’s debut this past week. The Purple Flare USB 2.0...
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