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Chord 2Qute DAC Now Shipping

April 24, 2015
Chord 2Qute DAC Now Shipping

The new 2Qute is a compact, affordable standalone DAC which combines two award-winning products in one: the revolutionary Hugo DAC/headphone amp and the class-leading Qute EX standalone DAC. The new 2Qute takes the technology from What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision’s 2014 Best DAC – (Hugo) and adds it to What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision’s...
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Aurender Introduces New N100 High-Resolution Music Server

April 24, 2015
Aurender Introduces New N100 High-Resolution Music Server

Aurender, a leader in award-winning, high-resolution audio products, introduces the new N100 Network Music Server/Player, that makes managing, browsing, optimizing, collecting and enjoying large music collections stored on Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices easy and entertaining for everyone — without the typical “Audiophile Clutter” and setup hassles. “The N100 Server/Player allows users to infinitely...
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Astell&Kern Announces New Entry Level Portable High-Resolution Digital Audio Player

April 24, 2015
Astell&Kern Announces New Entry Level Portable High-Resolution Digital Audio Player

Astell&Kern, the leader in portable high-res audio players, announces its newest player, the entry-level AK Jr. The Astell&Kern AK Jr will be available soon for $499. Henry Park, CEO of iriver, parent company of Astell&Kern, said “Since Astell&Kern entered the marketplace over two years ago with the highest quality portable hi-res audio player; it...
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Schiit Unviels Flagship Yggdrasil DAC

April 22, 2015
Schiit Unviels Flagship Yggdrasil DAC

Forget everything you know about DACs. Yggdrasil is the world’s only closed-form multibit DAC, delivering 21 bits of resolution with no guessing anywhere in the digital or analog path. We’ve thrown out delta-sigma D/As, traditional digital filters, and sample rate conversion to preserve the original samples all the way through from input to output....
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Musical Surroundings to Introduce Aesthetix Saturn Eclipse

April 22, 2015
Musical Surroundings to Introduce Aesthetix Saturn Eclipse

Some of the most exciting news from AXPONA is the official launch of Aesthetix Saturn Eclipse components. We have been building Eclipse versions on a very limited basis for the past few years and the response has been overwhelming. Saturn series are classic, high value components, and their performance has risen to new heights...
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JansZen Introduces New zA2.1A-HP Loudspeakers

April 22, 2015
JansZen Introduces New zA2.1A-HP Loudspeakers

Our compact (34″ tall), enclosed (monopole), hybrid electrostatic that can reach 20 Hz (-3 dB in room) and hit 108 dB peaks is the first of its kind. It suits a wide range of decor and room sizes, takes care of all sonic duties, and keeps life as simple as possible for the owner....
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Denon Offers New Micro Hi-Fi System

April 21, 2015
Denon Offers New Micro Hi-Fi System

Denon, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality home entertainment products, is pleased to announce a further advancement of its popular Micro Hi-Fi System. Following in the footsteps of the multi-award winning D-M39, the new D-M40 features a serious Hi-Fi quality CD Receiver RCD-M40 along with an optimized two-way speaker system SC-M40. The...
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AXPONA Begins Friday in Chicago

April 20, 2015
AXPONA Begins Friday in Chicago

Since 2009, AXPONA has led the industry as North America’s premier event for audiophiles, manufacturers of high-end audio equipment, musicians, and music lovers alike. Celebrating its third straight year in Chicago and its second year at The Westin O’Hare, the renowned event will return to the city known for its vibrant, eclectic music scene...
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Clearaudio Concept Turntable Now Available in Four Editions

April 16, 2015
Clearaudio Concept Turntable Now Available in Four Editions

The Clearaudio Concept turntable has been an undisputed success, winning an impressive four What Hi-Fi? Sound & Vision ‘Product of the Year’ / ‘Best Turntable’ awards as well as being an international bestseller for the German brand. The Concept’s concept is brilliantly simple: to deliver an elegantly styled turntable package featuring a level of...
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Wireworld and Resolution Acoustics Partner for AXPONA 2015

April 15, 2015
Wireworld and Resolution Acoustics  Partner for AXPONA 2015

Wireworld Cable Technology, a respected manufacturer of high-performance audio and video cables is pleased to partner with Resolution Acoustics, manufacturer of patent-pending acoustic treatment systems, for a first-of-its-kind comparison demonstration in Rooms 412 and 413 at the 2015 AXPONA Show. Resolution Acoustics is thrilled to unveil its new system of room acoustic treatments, featuring...
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Meridian at AXPONA 2015

April 15, 2015
Meridian at AXPONA 2015

Meridian Audio announces its participation in the 2015 AXPONA/Audio Con, which commences on 24th April for three days 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 including the new MQA-ready...
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Pro-Ject Announces the 2Xperience SB DC Turntable

April 14, 2015
Pro-Ject Announces the 2Xperience SB DC Turntable

With great pleasure, Pro-Ject Audio Systems announces the release of new line turntables offering outstanding performance from a compact and luxurious form factor. While audio electronics are often hidden and controlled by apps, the analogue record player is again in the centre of a real hifi system, presented proudly like high-quality speakers. Our new...
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Audience Debuts Au24 SE USB Cable

April 14, 2015
Audience Debuts Au24 SE USB Cable

Audience today announced the introduction of its Au24 SE USB cable, a premium-quality USB interconnect designed to deliver superior sound quality from digital music files and source components with USB connectivity. The new Audience Au24 SE USB is engineered for ultimate timing conveyance of digital signal and highly effective shielding against EMI and RFI....
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Marantz Offers HDCP 2.2 and DTS:X Update for AV8802 Surround Sound Processor

April 13, 2015
Marantz Offers HDCP 2.2 and DTS:X Update for AV8802 Surround Sound Processor

Marantz, a world leader in advanced audio technologies, just announced the offer of a hardware upgrade for their AV8802 flagship A/V preamplifier. As promised by Marantz in January, current owners of the AV8802 home cinema center will be able to upgrade it to support HDCP 2.2 copy protection protocol, needed to play back copy-protected...
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Denon Offers HDCP 2.2 and DTS:X Update for AVR-X7200W Surround Sound Processor

April 13, 2015
Denon Offers HDCP 2.2 and DTS:X Update for AVR-X7200W Surround Sound Processor

Denon, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality home entertainment products, just confirmed the availability of a hardware upgrade for their AVR-X7200W flagship Network A/V Receiver. As promised by Denon last November, current owners of this AVR will be able to upgrade their unit to support future-proof HDCP 2.2 copy protection protocol, needed...
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Goldmund Unveils Tower Series Loudspeakers

April 11, 2015
Goldmund Unveils Tower Series Loudspeakers

Goldmund is known for building ultimate speakers like the huge Apologue Anniversary, extremely powerful amplifiers such as the Telos 5000, or impressively refined and luxurious players like the Eidos Reference Blue. But not everybody is an audiophile wishing to have a dedicated listening room for heavy audio equipment. For most of us music is...
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PSB Reimagines the Subwoofer with SubSeries 150

April 10, 2015
PSB Reimagines the Subwoofer with SubSeries 150

PSB Speakers, long renowned for affordable excellence in loudspeaker design, announced a versatile applications subwoofer designed to be used in a wide number of locations around the home. The PSB SubSeries 150 is a compact, high performance subwoofer designed for multiple placement options for a variety of useful applications around the home. Its low-profile,...
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exaSound Audio Upgrades Reference DACs

April 10, 2015
exaSound Audio Upgrades Reference DACs

exaSound Audio Design, manufacturer of innovative, exceptional fidelity audio products, announced today the second generation of their model e22 and e28 digital–to–analog converters (DACs). The e22 and e28 Mark II include both firmware and hardware improvements. Based on ESS Technology’s original premium ES9018S SABRE32 Reference integrated circuit, the e20 series are exaSound’s benchmark offerings....
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Densen Introduces New DenDAC50 DAC

April 7, 2015
Densen Introduces New DenDAC50 DAC

Densen has a long history of designing DACs. The first Densen DAC was designed in 1994 for another well respected Danish high end company, which sold this Densen DAC under their own name. Since then, Densens design team, has been involved in designing DACs for several other companies. Now, comes the first full size...
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Astell&Kern Releases Maria Callas – The Complete Studio Recordings in High Res

April 6, 2015
Astell&Kern Releases Maria Callas – The Complete Studio Recordings in High Res

Astell&Kern, the leader in portable high-resolution audio players, has partnered with Warner Music to release the Maria Callas Remastered – The Complete Studio Recordings (1949 – 1969) Box Set in high resolution, 24-bit audio. Opera lovers will now be able to hear Maria Callas as never before. Each recording has been painstakingly remastered in...
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Cary Introduces the DAC-200ts

April 2, 2015
Cary Introduces the DAC-200ts

Cary Audio has long been synonymous with the world’s best sounding audio components. No matter vacuum tube or solid state, analog or digital, two-channel or multi-channel, Cary Audio has always represented the pinnacle of performance. The new DAC-200ts is no exception and represents our best digital product yet! The DAC-200ts digital to analog converter...
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Meridian Audio Transfers Software Apps Business to Roon Labs

April 2, 2015
Meridian Audio Transfers Software Apps Business to Roon Labs

Meridian Audio has announced that it has agreed a deal to transfer the company’s software applications business to a newly established entity, Roon Labs. Explaining the spin-out dealer Meridian CEO John Buchanan said ‘We entered the music streaming market in 2009 with the best-in-class music server combining Meridian’s legendary audio quality with the unique...
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Meridian Premieres MQA in U.S.

April 2, 2015
Meridian Premieres MQA in U.S.

We are proud to announce that Audio High has been chosen to introduce MQA (the new music format that will change audio as we know it) to the world with a kick-off event at our store. The event will be on Thursday April 16th from 6pm to 9pm. Please RSVP to [email protected] if you...
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Aries Cerat Introduces Diana Integrated Amplifier

March 30, 2015
Aries Cerat Introduces Diana Integrated Amplifier

Our long-awaited integrated amplifier,the Diana, is ready to give unsurpassed sonic bliss in a single-though-hefty package. Using borrowed techniques and circuits from our top-line Monoblocks like the Concero 65, and pre-amp stages like the Pondera Ref,we have come up with what we believe, is the absolute and superlative design in integrated amplifier world. The...
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Magnepan Offers New Incentive to Audition Its Model 1.7 Loudspeakers at Home

March 27, 2015
Magnepan Offers New Incentive to Audition Its Model 1.7 Loudspeakers at Home

Suppose you were one of the millions of people that live far from a Magnepan or Audio Research dealer. You can’t (or won’t) travel to the nearest regional show. Best Buy is the only game in town. Most likely, you do not read Stereophile or The Absolute Sound. Maybe you are not even what...
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