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Marantz Announces the M-CR611 Network CD Receiver

August 3, 2015
Marantz Announces the M-CR611 Network CD Receiver

Marantz, a world leader in advanced audio technologies, launches its new M-CR611 Network CD Receiver. Combining advanced streaming and digital media features with Marantz’s renowned sound quality, this easy-to-use mini system boasts a stylish and elegant design with a sleek black finish. It is expected to be available in August for $699. Following its...
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Genesis Advanced Technologies Launches Genesis 2.3 Loudspeaker

July 23, 2015
Genesis Advanced Technologies Launches Genesis 2.3 Loudspeaker

Nothing has much has changed in theoretical acoustics since ‘The Theory of Sound’ by mathematician and physicist Lord John William Strutt, Baron Rayleigh was published in 1877. There are still only two proper ways for a transducer to propagate sound in a room: a point-source and a line-source. Anything else, or everything in between,...
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Spiral Groove Announces Upgrade Package for Its SG1.1 Turntable

July 21, 2015
Spiral Groove Announces Upgrade Package for Its SG1.1 Turntable

Spiral Groove today announced the availability of its upgrade package for its flagship Spiral Groove SG1.1 turntable, which will bring the turntable up to Version 1.2 status. The upgrades include a new platter, isolation feet, damping material and various other parts and an improved magnetic platter levitation system. The upgrade also adds a new...
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Sonus Faber Introduces the Venere S Loudspeaker

July 20, 2015
Sonus Faber Introduces the Venere S Loudspeaker

The Venere S is the latest Sonus faber loudspeaker and the new flagship of the Venere collection. Born in 2015, three years after the release of the Venere collection, this latest Sonus faber project completes the line for which its named, becoming the most advanced of all the Venere speakers. The Venere S is...
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The Sound Organisation Announces ‘Queen by Rega’ Turntable

July 20, 2015
The Sound Organisation Announces ‘Queen by Rega’ Turntable

The Sound Organisation announces that Rega was approached by the legendary rock band Queen to produce a limited edition, fully licensed turntable to coincide with the release of the Queen 18 piece 180g vinyl LP boxset containing all 15 hit studio albums sourced from the original master tapes mastered by Bob Ludwig and cut...
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Aries Cerat Launches the New Kassandra II DAC

July 20, 2015
Aries Cerat Launches the New Kassandra II DAC

We believe that Kassandra dac is currently one of the best audio sources available today and can only be matched by top analogue sources in timpre and musicality, but keeping well ahead in aspects of dynamic presentation and resolution. In the audio industry today, the market is in abandon of digital processors, with a...
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Simaudio Launches MOON Neo 230HAD Headphone Amplifier-DAC

July 17, 2015
Simaudio Launches MOON Neo 230HAD Headphone Amplifier-DAC

MOON by Simaudio proudly introduces the MOON Nēo 230HAD Headphone Amplifier / Digital-to-Analog Converter, the newest addition to our MOON Nēo Series. Based heavily on the reference 430HA headphone amp and filling an immense void in the current headphone marketplace, the Nēo 230HAD offers exceptional performance at a price point that is virtually uninhabited....
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Denon Announces the AVR-X4200W and X3200W Surround Sound Processors

July 17, 2015
Denon Announces the AVR-X4200W and X3200W Surround Sound Processors

Denon, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality home entertainment products, introduces two new 2015 Network A/V Receivers for demanding home theater enthusiasts. Following the recently introduced entry and mid class X-series models, the new top of the line AVR-X4200W and AVR-X3200W A/V Receivers deliver outstanding feature sets and the finest Denon sound...
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HiFiMAN Introduces HE400S Full-Size Planar Headphone

July 10, 2015
HiFiMAN Introduces HE400S Full-Size Planar Headphone

HiFiMAN, a leading designer/manufacturer of high performance headphones and portable audio products, announced their most affordable full-size planar magnetic headphone, the HE-400S. At $299 MSRP, the HE400S is the least expensive planar headphone on the market yet it delivers unequalled performance, styling and comfort in its class. The HE400S is available now for immediate...
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Acurus Ships Powerful New Scorpion Multi-Zone Amplifier

July 5, 2015
Acurus Ships Powerful New Scorpion Multi-Zone Amplifier

Indy Audio Labs, LLC, owners of the high-performance American-made audio brands, Acurus and Aragon, announced factory shipments have commenced on the Acurus Scorpion, a new multi-zone amplifier designed specifically for medium-to-large residential install and light commercial applications. The Acurus Scorpion combines rugged USA-made construction with the high-end sonic performance Acurus has been known for...
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Cary Audio Launches iOS and Android Apps for the DAC-200ts

July 5, 2015
Cary Audio Launches iOS and Android Apps for the DAC-200ts

Cary Audio launches iOS and Android Apps for the DAC-200ts digital to analog converter! Owners of the DAC-200ts will be able to download the free iOS and Android Apps to use as a remote control for the product. The remote App will allow users to select inputs, adjust volume, change sample rates and power...
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Bowers & Wilkins Introduce New P5 Wireless Headphones

July 2, 2015
Bowers & Wilkins Introduce New P5 Wireless Headphones

Bowers & Wilkins, the British loudspeaker company noted for bringing its knowledge and experience of acoustic excellence to the headphone category for the first time with the highly regarded P5 headphones, now announces P5 Wireless – the latest in convenience headphone listening without any compromise in audio quality. P5 Wireless are Bowers & Wilkins...
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3beez Announces The Wax Box 3 Music Management System

July 2, 2015
3beez Announces The Wax Box 3 Music Management System

3beez, LLC (www.3beez.com), a company known for its innovative use of computer technology for home audio, announced the Wax Box 3 system, a new version of its Wax Music Management System for storing, cataloging, and playing music which won a 2015 Editors’ Choice Award from The Absolute Sound. Wax Box 3 returns to the...
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Screen Innovations Introduces 390-Inch Diagonal Screen

July 2, 2015
Screen Innovations Introduces 390-Inch Diagonal Screen

Screen Innovations (SI), the purveyors of innovation in the two-piece projection industry, has just changed the commercial video landscape with a revolutionary new design that will create its most massive-sized, and affordable screen option to date. Introducing Slate® Micro Seam, the world’s largest ambient-light rejecting screen available in sizes up to 390-inches diagonally in...
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Marantz Introduces Three New A/V Receivers

June 29, 2015
Marantz Introduces Three New A/V Receivers

Marantz, a world leader in advanced audio technologies, announces three new Network A/V Receivers, signaling the beginning to their long-awaited 2015 home theater line-up. The NR1606 and NR1506 Slim Design Network A/V Receivers are exclusively built for design and space-conscious home theater enthusiasts that do not want to compromise on performance. At the same...
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PS Audio NuWave DSD DAC Is Now Available

June 27, 2015
PS Audio NuWave DSD DAC Is Now Available

PS Audio, makers of fine audio components since 1974, is excited to announce the availability of the NuWave DSD DAC. With an MSRP of $1,299 (US), DSD capability, unrivalled connectivity and sound quality that will remind you of DirectStream, we think the NuWave DSD will be the new class leader. As you know, our...
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Paradigm Ships New Prestige Series Subwoofers

June 26, 2015
Paradigm Ships New Prestige Series Subwoofers

Paradigm Electronics Inc. announces two brand new subwoofers in its extensive line-up: The 12” Prestige 1000SW and 15” Prestige 2000SW. Paradigm is renowned for building powerful subwoofers and the Prestige 1000SW and 2000SW are no exceptions. Designed, engineered and Crafted in Canada, the new Prestige Series subwoofers feature a clean design with front-mounted controls,...
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RIAA Adopts New Logo for High Resolution Audio

June 23, 2015
RIAA Adopts New Logo for High Resolution Audio

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and its member companies today unveiled a new logo designed to help music fans more easily identify the highest-quality digital music. This significant step forward in the digital listening experience allows digital retailers to mark recordings that meet the official definition for “High Resolution Music” that was...
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Akiko Audio Introduces Powercord Aerostar FI-50

June 21, 2015
Akiko Audio Introduces Powercord Aerostar FI-50

When we started developing a new power cable for audio- and video applications, the enormous range of products surprised me. Every audio brand has one of more cables, from cheap ones to exotically priced ones. Is it useful to introduce a new one into this busy market? Of course! As long as two important...
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Theta Digital Ships New Dreadnaught D Modular Main Amplifier

June 19, 2015
Theta Digital Ships New Dreadnaught D Modular Main Amplifier

The most widely acclaimed manufacturer of high-end audio components, Theta Digital, today began shipping the new Dreadnaught D modular main amplifier. Designed to accommodate up to 8 channels of amplification, the Dreadnaught D has a built-in power supply using dual power cords, power switches and toroidal transformers plus 4 slots designed to receive proprietary...
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Acoustic Sounds Buys Sax’s Mastering Lab

June 17, 2015
Acoustic Sounds Buys Sax’s Mastering Lab

Acoustic Sounds’ CEO Chad Kassem has purchased The Mastering Lab (TML) from the estate of mastering engineer Doug Sax. The move comes three months after his buying 13 vintage record presses to meet the surging demand for vinyl LPs. The sale pairs Quality Record Pressings (QRP), an audiophile LP manufacturer that is a division...
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NuPrime Introduces IDA-8 Integrated Amplifier-DAC

June 16, 2015
NuPrime Introduces IDA-8 Integrated Amplifier-DAC

NuPrime’s new Class A+D hybrid amplification technologies deliver the substance and warmth of Class A amplification and the efficiency and speed of Class D technology in a milieu of unmeasurable noise. The IDA-8′s spacious, transparent, dynamic and luxuriously textured soundstage has to be heard to be believed. NuPrime Audio takes pride in introducing the...
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Eden Acoustics Introduces AIR Loudspeakers

June 11, 2015
Eden Acoustics Introduces AIR Loudspeakers

Eden Acoustics is excited to announce the launch of the revolutionary AIR loudspeakers system, the first model in its Sound of Art series. With AIR, the box becomes a thing of the past and the sound is free to float above and around the drivers. We believe AIR loudspeakers will revolutionize the way people...
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Emotiva Makes the Leap to Retail with New Dealer Program

June 11, 2015
Emotiva Makes the Leap to Retail with New Dealer Program

Emotiva Audio Corporation, the company whose passion for immaculate sound and design has remade high-end audio for the masses, today announced it is making its selection of audiophile-grade electronics available to dealers for sale at retail, both online and through brick & mortar locations, in addition to the brand’s online store. Emotiva’s selection of...
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OpenLIVE Partners with 7digital to Offer High-Resolution Live Recordings

June 10, 2015
OpenLIVE Partners with 7digital to Offer High-Resolution Live Recordings

OpenLIVE, a new High-Resolution a-la-carte music download store and live performance recording platform has chosen to partner with 7digital, a leading digital music platform and content management service, to power the Australian start-up’s new music store. Launching soon, OpenLIVE will focus on providing Music Fans with unique High-Res recordings of live performances from participating...
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