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Pass Labs Moves to New, Larger, More Efficient Factory

April 23, 2014
Pass Labs Moves to New, Larger, More Efficient Factory

Pass Laboratories, Inc. has centralized all its operations in a brand new factory offering significantly increased space and productivity. Located just a few miles from their long-time Foresthill, CA facilities, the new building is almost three times the amount of their former space. Among the many benefits of the location are: A more efficient...
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Nola Updates Its Statement Grand Reference Gold to Version VI Status

April 23, 2014
Nola Updates Its Statement Grand Reference Gold to Version VI Status

The Grand Reference VI Gold represents a major upgrade to our flagship loudspeaker system. All elements of the system that affect sound quality have been upgraded. Drivers now number 54 of the highest quality transducers for the system. The true ribbon tweeters have been fitted with twice as powerful neodymium magnets, which double the...
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AXPONA 2014 Audio Show Begins on Friday

April 21, 2014
AXPONA 2014 Audio Show Begins on Friday

AXPONA – Audio Expo North America, April 25-27, 2014 What: AXPONA – Audio Expo North America When: April 25-27, 2014 Where: Westin O’Hare, Chicago/Rosemont, IL How: www.axpona.com for more info and to purchase tickets Who should come to AXPONA AXPONA is an event for anyone who performs, produces or simply enjoys music. Music fans...
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New Benchmark SMS1 Loudspeaker Shipping Soon

April 21, 2014
New Benchmark SMS1 Loudspeaker Shipping Soon

When Benchmark decided to add a speaker to our line, the goal was simple in concept, but would require careful implementation. We would build on the attributes of our favorite speakers. Then take the art and engineering a step further. We needed to combine enjoyable voicing, great imaging, powerful dynamics, and solid bass response...
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Audio4Soul Announces New Reference Series of True Digital Amplifiers

April 20, 2014
Audio4Soul Announces New Reference Series of True Digital Amplifiers

Audio4Soul announces global distribution of its new Reference series of True Digital Amplifiers. A new breed of Reference amplifiers, that has been designed on the basis of ultimate performance. Simplicity in design Philosophy, minimal signal path and top quality materials, guarantee ultra hi-end performance, while backed-up by an ultra low-noise power supply, as well...
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Today Is Record Store Day

April 19, 2014
Today Is Record Store Day

Today is world-wide Record Store Day. Support your local vinyl merchant and take advantage of more than 600 special RSD releases. Full details about exclusive product and a guide to record stores in your area can be found here.
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Channel D Releases Pure Vinyl 4 Audio Software

April 18, 2014
Channel D Releases Pure Vinyl 4 Audio Software

Channel D, developers of the innovative and award-winning Pure Vinyl™ and Pure Music® audio software for Apple Macintosh computers and the creator of the Seta® Ultra Wide Bandwidth Balanced Flat Phono Preamplifier has released a major update to its Pure Vinyl software. The new Pure Vinyl 4 includes more than three dozen significant new...
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Wilson Benesch Debuts New Endeavour Loudspeaker

April 17, 2014
Wilson Benesch Debuts New Endeavour Loudspeaker

In every way, the Geometry Series and its flagship Cardinal have set a new benchmark for the company. Wilson Benesch don’t do convention and the Cardinal is the boldest statement of intent that the company could have made to this effect. Unique its execution, material design, crossover design and aesthetics; The Cardinal defines state-­‐of-­‐the-­‐art....
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Oppo HA-1 Headphone Amplifier Under Development

April 17, 2014
Oppo HA-1 Headphone Amplifier Under Development

The OPPO HA-1 Headphone Amplifier builds upon the success of our BDP-95 and BPD-105 audiophile universal Blu-ray Disc players. The BDP-95 and 105 have been selected as “Recommended Components” by prestigious publications such as Stereophile and The Absolute Sound. Discerning listeners describe the players’ DAC and analog output stage as very detailed, transparent and...
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Soulution Introduces Model 560 DAC

April 15, 2014
Soulution Introduces Model 560 DAC

At Highend 2014 in Munich we will launch the new soulution 560 D/A-Converter. Top class digital-to-analog converters followed by preamplifier grade output stages transform every detail of the digital source material in to the analog world. Five different digital inputs (AES/EBU, SPDIF, optical, USB and LAN) ensure a versatile use of the 560 D/A-Converter....
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Digital Projection Launches HIGHlite Laser WUXGA 3D Projector

April 15, 2014
Digital Projection Launches HIGHlite Laser WUXGA 3D Projector

Digital Projection (DPI), an Emmy® Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, announces the launch of the HIGHLite LASER WUXGA 3D, the world’s first production, high-brightness laser projector. Remarkably bright, the HIGHlite Laser delivers a stunning 10,000 lumens from a stable solid-state light source, capable of producing over 20,000 hours of illumination. Available in the...
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Acurus Readies New Aries Integrated Amplifier

April 15, 2014
Acurus Readies New Aries Integrated Amplifier

Aries is a the first ever 2.1 integrated amplifier in the Acurus lineup. Aries was designed to provide a powerful high-performance audio experience from stereo or 2.1 sources all in a cool-running compact package. The intuitive front-panel interface provides a set of immediately familiar controls that fine tune the system for best performance without...
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IKEA Replaces EXPEDIT with KALLAX – Vinyl Collectors Breathe Sigh of Relief

April 12, 2014
IKEA Replaces EXPEDIT with KALLAX – Vinyl Collectors Breathe Sigh of Relief

At IKEA, we are grateful for the support and interest from customers that love our storage solution EXPEDIT. At the same time, we constantly look for new ways to improve our range and EXPEDIT is no exception. That’s why, we have updated and improved the EXPEDIT shelving units with a sleek, new design that...
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Nordost Introduces the QKOIL QK1 Power Purifier

April 10, 2014
Nordost Introduces the QKOIL QK1 Power Purifier

The QKOIL QK1 is a load resonating coil (LRC) which generates a passive electronic field that has a beneficial sonic effect on the AC current. Like the QV2, The QKOIL provides a vital solution to the issues of AC quality and audio/video performance. But unlike the QVIBE, the new QK1 achieves this by using...
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Evolution Acoustics Launches MMExact Line of Loudspeakers

April 10, 2014
Evolution Acoustics Launches MMExact Line of Loudspeakers

Evolution Acoustics MMTwo and MMThree loudspeakers transport you into the breathtaking realm of natural music: less hi-fi, less reproduced, less processed; more immediate, more unconstrained by technical limitations, more real. The MMExact line takes this journey to the outer limits of sonic possibilities, delivering much higher emotional content. We do this not by added...
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LH Labs Announces Geek Wave Smartphone Audio Player

April 9, 2014
LH Labs Announces Geek Wave Smartphone Audio Player

After two highly successful campaigns raising more than $1.5 million over the last six months and bringing two new products to market including Geek Pulse and Geek Out, LH Labs, a division of Light Harmonic, is ready to announce its third product that aims improve smartphone audio quality. Geek Wave is in the final...
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Gryphon Announces the Pantheon Reference Loudspeaker System

April 8, 2014
Gryphon Announces the Pantheon Reference Loudspeaker System

Joining the Gryphon pantheon of some of the world’s finest loudspeakers is the appropriately named Gryphon Pantheon. It slots into the Gryphon line-up as the brand’s most compact (relatively speaking) floor-standing model alongside the highly praised Pendragon and Trident II and stand-mount Mojo. The family resemblance to these acclaimed reference monitor systems is strong...
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Aedle Introduce VK-1 Headphones

April 7, 2014
Aedle Introduce VK-1 Headphones

Combining latest audio technologies with traditional craftmanship, the VK-1 embed high-performance titanium-neodymium transducers in a minimalistic designed body entirely made of noble materials. Each of the VK-1 aluminum parts are sculpted one by one in a virgin aluminium ingot. Handsewn genuine lambskin leather for headband and cushions. Designed in Paris. Assembled in Brittany, France....
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HYDRA-X 384 KHz PCM/DSD 512 Reference USB Interface

April 5, 2014
HYDRA-X 384 KHz PCM/DSD 512 Reference USB Interface

Either if you love your current setup and don’t want to change your DAC, or just want to upgrade your current usb interface, the Hydra-X is the perfect way to add (or improve) computer based playback on your system. The Hydra-X(treme) was designed as the ultimate USB interface in terms of both objective and...
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Muraudio Introduces Domain Omni PX1 Omnidirectional Loudspeaker

April 5, 2014
Muraudio Introduces Domain Omni PX1 Omnidirectional Loudspeaker

The Domain Omni PX1 is purpose designed for operation with audiophile grade power amplifiers. The audio signal is separated into low and high frequency channels with a precision passive crossover network utilizing the highest quality components including only air-core inductors and polypropylene film capacitors. The PX1 can be bi-amplified if preferred or driven from...
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