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StereoLabs’ After Hours Audio Announces GoldiLinks Interconnects

January 27, 2015
StereoLabs’ After Hours Audio Announces GoldiLinks Interconnects

Here’s a simple-yet-complex interconnect design that I’ve wanted to do for awhile: combine the awesome burnish of the Black Cat NeoMorpheus with the otherworldly rendering of the Master Reference 838. The way to do this was to take my unique CuTube™ pure copper, thin-walled tubular conductor and dispose some of my InterPole™ conductors around...
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IsoTek Launches EVO3 Venus AV Power Centre

January 27, 2015
IsoTek Launches EVO3 Venus AV Power Centre

IsoTek, leader in mains conditioning systems for hi-fi and home cinema, extends its entry-level ‘Discovery’ range to provide yet another impressively cost-effective – and elegantly styled – way to optimise the performance of valuable equipment. Want a cost-effective way to increase your return on investment in high-end hi-fi or home cinema systems? Looking to...
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Mobile Fildelity Unveils Ultradisc UHR GAIN HD with 4X DSD Mastering Technology

January 26, 2015
Mobile Fildelity Unveils Ultradisc UHR GAIN HD with 4X DSD Mastering Technology

Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab (MFSL) has introduced its Ultradisc UHR GAIN HD with 4X DSD digital mastering technology. The Ultradisc UHR (Ultra-High Resolution) GAIN HD mastering process utilizes 4X DSD direct-to-CD conversion and a newly implemented mastering chain to achieve a higher level of musical accuracy, resolution and fidelity from CD. Mobile Fidelity’s Ultradisc...
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RBH Sound Reveals New Signature SV Loudspeakers

January 26, 2015
RBH Sound Reveals New Signature SV Loudspeakers

RBH Sound, manufacturer of high performance audio products, debuted the company’s new Signature SV Series freestanding speaker lineup in their Venetian Hotel demonstration suite at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. According to the company, the new Signature SV Series was designed for both high performance home theater and critical stereo...
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Audio4soul Announces OCC iT! Reference Speaker Cables

January 26, 2015
Audio4soul Announces OCC iT! Reference Speaker Cables

Audio4soul loyal to its vision and Philosophy, announces worldwide distribution of its OCC iT! Reference 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. Clarity, 3D imaging, natural presence,dynamics, musicality, bass definition, everything...
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TIDAL High Fidelity Music Streaming Service Launches in Five New European Markets

January 22, 2015
TIDAL High Fidelity Music Streaming Service Launches in Five New European Markets

TIDAL, the first High Fidelity lossless music streaming service with HD music videos and Curated Editorial, today announced the launch and availability of its service in five new European countries, namely Ireland, Finland, the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. The ideal music service for those who care about quality, TIDAL welcomes new users to enjoy...
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Exposure Launches Enhanced 3010S2-D Integrated Amplifier

January 21, 2015
Exposure Launches Enhanced 3010S2-D Integrated Amplifier

The new 3010S2-D is the fourth incarnation of Exposure’s top integrated amp. For high-end audio at mid-range prices, the Exposure 3010S2 series has long been considered as one of the best options on the market. The British brand, renowned for creating hi-fi components with involving musical reality, places its focus firmly on developing high-performance...
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Baetis Introduces the New XR3 Media Server

January 21, 2015
Baetis Introduces the New XR3 Media Server

Even more good news at Baetis Audio! Baetis now announces the new XR3 that utilizes a modified circuit board taken from the Reference’s design. The new board, which uses neither a USB bus nor a PCI bus, provides a more perfect digital wave form, including a significant gain in the voltage (amplitude) of the...
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Marantz Releases New NA6005 Network Audio Player

January 15, 2015
Marantz Releases New NA6005 Network Audio Player

Marantz, a world leader in advanced audio technologies, today announced their new NA6005 Network Audio Player to complement the already introduced PM6005 and CD6005 amplifier/CD player duo. The NA6005 opens up a whole new world of nearly unlimited digital music sources to existing stereo components. Most remarkably, the NA6005 features Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® technology...
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Stage III Releases Leviathan Power Cord

January 14, 2015
Stage III Releases Leviathan Power Cord

The Leviathan is essentially constructed of 3 power cords with Kraken design; one dedicated power cord for each hot, neutral and ground pin. This power cord can pass up to an incredible 80 amps of current, allowing even the most powerful of amplifiers to breathe easy. Technical Details • 4×3 heavy-gauge Cryo-treated, custom slow-extruded...
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NuPrime Announces New Headphone Amplifier-DAC and Stereo Power Amplifier

January 14, 2015
NuPrime Announces New Headphone Amplifier-DAC and Stereo Power Amplifier

NuPrime Audio has announced the release of NuPrime DAC-10H, a DAC & Headphone Amplifier (MSRP$1,795) and NuPrime ST-10, a Reference LE class power amplifier (MSRP$1595). The DAC-10H offers PCM 384K & DSD256 decoding with a high-power balanced headphone amplifier. This reference grade DAC with dual headphones outputs has a unique 6 gain settings capable...
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JH Audio Appoints Astell&Kern Exclusive Agent for Siren Series In-Ear Monitors

January 13, 2015
JH Audio Appoints Astell&Kern Exclusive Agent for Siren Series In-Ear Monitors

Astell&Kern, the leader in portable high-resolution audio players announced a new partnership with Jerry Harvey Audio, the premier manufacturer of professional, studio quality In-Ear Monitors. Under the agreement, JH Audio will produce a complete line of universal fit in-ear monitors under the Siren series, specially tuned for Astell&Kern’s line of portable high-resolution audio players....
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Fono Acustica Announces New Allegro Power Distributor

January 12, 2015
Fono Acustica Announces New Allegro Power Distributor

Fono Acustica – The Spanish Company announces their new Allegro power distributor. Based on high quality pure Silver and Copper alloy conductors. Thermo-treated conductors blended in proprietary ratios and Teflon insulated dielectrics with ultra-effective shielding. Throughout Oyaide top connectors. MSRP €2800 for 6P SCHUKO – 10P version available on special request. Source: Press Release
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Baetis Introduces the New Revolution III Music Server

January 9, 2015
Baetis Introduces the New Revolution III Music Server

Baetis Audio is pleased to announce that our new Baetis Reference server has been hailed as the very best sounding server out there, by some very knowledgeable audiophiles. For example, the Baetis Reference is being used in 4 showrooms at Goodwin’s Audio, as well as in Alan Goodwin’s home studio. Magico is using the...
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Pass Labs’ Integrated Amps Boast “Point 8″ Power Supply/Output Stages

January 8, 2015
Pass Labs’ Integrated Amps Boast “Point 8″ Power Supply/Output Stages

Pass Labs new integrated amps, the 60-watt INT-60 and the 250-watt INT-250, feature multiple improvements over their integrated predecessors including the utilization of the same legendary power supply and output stages as the company’s critically acclaimed Point 8 amplifiers introduced at the 2014 CES. To put it ever so modestly, as is the Nelson...
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Aurender Demos FLOW Portable DAC and Headphone Amplifier

January 7, 2015
Aurender Demos FLOW Portable DAC and Headphone Amplifier

For those who are serious about their personal high-resolution digital music collection and who want to listen to it anyplace, anytime, the Aurender FLOW portable DAC & Headphone Amplifier provides audiophile-quality portable listening at almost half the price of the competing high-end brand. Aurender is able to design and produce leading products like FLOW...
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Chord Introduces Hugo TT Headphone Amplifier-DAC

January 7, 2015
Chord Introduces Hugo TT Headphone Amplifier-DAC

Chord Electronics has launched the Hugo TT, a new ‘desktop’ Hugo with improved connectivity and performance, plus remote control, an alphanumeric LED display and a USB-B digital input (£2,995). Chord Electronics has built on the extraordinary success of its genre-defining Hugo DAC/headphone amplifier, with the CES world debut of Hugo TT (Table Top). The...
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Aurender Debuts X-PAC/N-PAC Hi-Resolution Music Systems

January 7, 2015
Aurender Debuts X-PAC/N-PAC Hi-Resolution Music Systems

Aurender makes having audiophile-quality sound convenient for anyone, thanks to two new, sleek plug-and-play systems that do it all, with less equipment, connections, and untidiness. Ideal for music lovers who don’t have the time or patience for ‘audiophile clutter’ but who demand audiophile sound, the X-PAC and N-PAC systems are ready to perform in...
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Meridian and Audeze Partner for CES 2015

January 7, 2015
Meridian and Audeze Partner for CES 2015

Meridian Audio, the Cambridgeshire (UK)-based technology company, will partner with Audeze, maker of highly acclaimed planar magnetic headphones, during CES 2015 with complimentary demonstrations in both manufacturer locations, January 6-9, 2015. Meridian, Venetian Suite 30-335, will feature the new Audeze EL-8, and LCD Collection headphones for the personal audio demonstration for the revolutionary new...
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McIntosh Introduces New D150 DSD DAC

January 7, 2015
McIntosh Introduces New D150 DSD DAC

The D150 digital stereo preamplifier expands McIntosh’s digital music capabilities by supporting many of the newest digital audio formats such as DSD and DXD. A USB input accepts up to 32-bit/384kHz signals and supports DSD64, DSD128, DXD 352.8kHz and DXD 384kHz. Two coaxial and two optical inputs accept up to 24-bit/192kHz signals. It is...
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Antelope Wows with Zodiac Platinum DSD DAC and 10M Atomic Clock

January 7, 2015
Antelope Wows with Zodiac Platinum DSD DAC and 10M Atomic Clock

Leading digital audio manufacturer Antelope Audio introduces a breathtaking audiophile combination, new for CES: the Zodiac Platinum and Audiophile 10M Atomic Clock. For discriminating audiophiles, the difference is always in the details, image accuracy and soundstage. The high rate, dual DAC architecture of the Zodiac Platinum, combined with the ultra...
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Cambridge Audio Debuts Azur 851N Network Server

January 7, 2015
Cambridge Audio Debuts Azur 851N Network Server

Cambridge Audio has announced the introduction of a new flagship network music player – the Azur 851N – expanding the range of hi-fi separates in the award-winning Azur 851 Series to six products. The 851N is designed for those who want to play their digital music with no compromise on sound quality, just as...
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Aurender’s N100 Music Server Optimized for NAS + TIDAL Streaming

January 7, 2015
Aurender’s N100 Music Server Optimized for NAS + TIDAL Streaming

Audiophiles have a lot of choice when it comes to storing and playing back music, but they all have one thing in common: They love music. Aggregating music on Network Attached Storage (NAS) is an infinitely expandable solution for music lovers. Aurender’s N100 Caching Network Music Server/Player optimizes NAS-sourced music, as well as direct,...
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Pass Labs Demos New Xs Phono Preamplifer and Surprise Headphone Ampliifier

January 7, 2015
Pass Labs Demos New Xs Phono Preamplifer and Surprise Headphone Ampliifier

No specifications are currently available, but I have been apprised that Pass Labs is demoing its new Xs phono preamplifier (est. $45,000), which will join its statement Xs line preamplifier and Xs 150 and Xs 300 power amplifiers. In a surprise move, Nelson Pass also showed a new headphone amplifier (est. $3500). Details and...
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Cambridge Audio Releases Six Components in New CX Series

January 6, 2015
Cambridge Audio Releases Six Components in New CX Series

Cambridge Audio’s totally new CX series is set to revolutionise entertainment in the digital age. The CX series is a range of high-performance hi-fi and home theatre components offering a unique combination of class-leading sound, advanced networking capabilities, large colour displays and exceptional build quality and design. The CX series comprises six new products:...
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