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Tortuga Audio Announces Boathull Loudspeakers

February 1, 2016
Tortuga Audio Announces Boathull Loudspeakers

We’ve been busy with a number of new projects over the past few months and are finally ready to tell you about one of them. While our focus will continue to be our LDR preamps we are expanding our offering to include a unique style and type of speaker, the full range boathull speaker....
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Meridian Firmware Update Enables MQA Playback

January 28, 2016
Meridian Firmware Update Enables MQA Playback

Meridian Audio announces the availability of a firmware update for its MQA-compatible products including Explorer2, Prime Headphone Amplifier, 808v6 Reference CD Player, 818v3 Reference Audio Core, Special Edition Loudspeakers and its 40th Anniversary Systems. From 4th February, Meridian customers will have access to the necessary updates to allow MQA playback—offering listeners for the first...
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Monitor Audio Debuts New Platinum II Series Loudspeakers

January 28, 2016
Monitor Audio Debuts New Platinum II Series Loudspeakers

The Platinum II range has produced the most musical, accurate and beautiful loudspeakers Monitor Audio has ever made. Inspired by rigorous new analysis and breakthrough innovation by the engineering team, Platinum II is a potent mix of evolutionary refinement and discovery, offering genuine audiophile performance with a stunning design and materials specification. In the...
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AVID Expands Its Offerings to Include Reference Loudspeakers

January 27, 2016
AVID Expands Its Offerings to Include Reference Loudspeakers

Following last year’s launch of their Reference Amplifiers, AVID are proud to announce their complimenting range of Reference loudspeakers, which will officially launch at this year’s Munich High End Show 2016. Made up of one stand-mounted design and two floor-standing models, they are sure to impress with their truly massive black aluminium enclosures and...
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Fosgate Debuts Signature Headphone Amplifier

January 27, 2016
Fosgate Debuts Signature Headphone Amplifier

“The Fosgate Signature headphone amplifier is one of the very best-sounding amps I’ve ever used,” wrote Steve Guttenberg in his CNET.com review. Already firmly established in its native USA, the Fosgate Signature is now available in the UK and will be demonstrated at this weekend’s Headroom show in London. World-class audio engineer Jim Fosgate...
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Audience Introduces Its New Top of the Line Au24 SX Cables

January 26, 2016
Audience Introduces Its New Top of the Line Au24 SX Cables

Audience announced the introduction of its new top of the line Au24 SX interconnects, loudspeaker, phono and digital cables designed to achieve extraordinary audio performance and musical accuracy to complement the finest audio systems. Au24 SX substantially exceeds the performance of Audience’s long-standing and acclaimed Au24 cable lines by the use of improved XLPE...
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Prism Sound Introduces Callia Preamplifier-DAC

January 26, 2016
Prism Sound Introduces Callia Preamplifier-DAC

Designed and manufactured exclusively in the United Kingdom, the Prism Sound CALLIA USB Digital to Analogue Converter (DAC) and digital audio preamplifier is tailored for listening to music. For the discerning listener, CALLIA is the best way to experience digital music. Coupled with high quality analogue power amplification and loudspeakers, CALLIA will deliver your...
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Bel Canto Unveils the ACI 600 Asynchronous Control Integrated Amplifier

January 23, 2016
Bel Canto Unveils the ACI 600 Asynchronous Control Integrated Amplifier

The ACI 600’s advanced integrated platform expands the way you live with your audio. The ACI 600 suite of options focuses on the core technologies of our high dynamic range DAC, precision volume and system control, Ethernet Streaming, phono stage and headphone technologies, powered by ultra-low noise amplification for the ultimate in high performance...
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Kudos Audio Debuts Flagship Titan 808 Loudspeaker

January 19, 2016
Kudos Audio Debuts Flagship Titan 808 Loudspeaker

Previewed at last year’s Bristol Show and officially launched at The National Audio Show and Hi-Fi Show Live 2015, the long-awaited new Titan 808 flagship loudspeaker from Kudos Audio is now shipping to audiophiles worldwide. The Titan 808 has deliberately taken its time to come to market. Not only because of the considerable investment...
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Horch House Launches Project R2R Reel-to-Reel Tape Deck

January 19, 2016
Horch House Launches Project R2R Reel-to-Reel Tape Deck

Could this be the most surprising development in hi-fi since Neil Young’s Pono Player? Except with one small difference: we’re talking analogue. Very analogue. The Analogue Uprising As audiophiles and music lovers around the world continue to debate whether hi-res digital actually makes an appreciable difference, one thing remains clear: the analogue resurgence is...
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Constellation Audio Introduces Inspiration Integrated 1.0 Integrated Amplifier

January 16, 2016
Constellation Audio Introduces Inspiration Integrated 1.0 Integrated Amplifier

Constellation Audio, manufacturer of world-class solid-state electronics, is pleased to announce the debut of the Inspiration INTEGRATED 1.0 integrated amplifier at CES 2015. As the newest member of Constellation Audio’s most affordable Inspiration Series, the INTEGRATED 1.0 joins its preamplifier and amplifier line-mates in delivering the performance that is expected from Constellation Audio at...
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Leema Acoustics Demos New LibraPreamplifier-DAC

January 15, 2016
Leema Acoustics Demos New LibraPreamplifier-DAC

Leema Acoustics to demonstrate its new Libra DAC/preamp (£5995) at CES 2016 at the Venetian Tower suite 29-221. Leema Acoustics’ Libra DAC/preamp features 24-bit/384kHz playback over USB, upgradeable DAC modules, Bluetooth and more! Their British system includes Leema’s Hydra power amps with loudspeakers from Spendor. Leema’s Lee Talyor will be in attendance throughout CES...
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Optoma Introduces Range of NuForce Balanced Armature Hi-Res Audio Earphones

January 15, 2016
Optoma Introduces Range of NuForce Balanced Armature Hi-Res Audio Earphones

Optoma Technology, a leading international projector and audio brand, announces four models of Hi-Res Audio certified, multi-driver balanced armature earphones at CES 2016 (Central Hall, Booth #11440). The NuForce HEM8, HEM6, HEM4 and HEM2 earphone monitors feature balanced armature drivers, acoustically calculated, vibration-free Lexan earpieces and hand-made premium earphone cables manufactured from OFC copper...
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Elac Announces the Uni-Fi Series Speaker Line by Andrew Jones

January 15, 2016
Elac Announces the Uni-Fi Series Speaker Line by Andrew Jones

ELAC, a leader in premium loudspeakers and consumer electronics proudly unveils the Uni-Fi series of loudspeakers designed by Vice President of Engineering Andrew Jones. “My goal with the Uni-Fi series was to create a line of speakers with technology and performance normally reserved for speakers costing significantly more,” Jones said. “By going with a...
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EMM Labs Introduces DA2 DAC, TX2 CD/SACD Transport, and MTRX2 Monoblocks

January 15, 2016
EMM Labs Introduces DA2 DAC, TX2 CD/SACD Transport, and MTRX2 Monoblocks

As promised here is the information about all the new products you saw at CES 2016 in our demo room 30-317. DA2 (Stereo D/A Converter) The DA2 is EMM Labs next generation flagship DAC. Re-designed from the ground up, Ed Meitner has once again created a DAC that significantly moves the bar in terms...
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Elac Announces the Discovery Music Server Powered by Roon

January 14, 2016
Elac Announces the Discovery Music Server Powered by Roon

ELAC, a leader in premium loudspeakers and consumer electronics proudly unveils the Discovery Music Server. “With the announcement of the Discovery Music Server ELAC has solved one of the biggest hurdles in computer audio, the computer.“ – said Chris Walker, vice president product development. “Our new Discovery Music Server offers all the power of...
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Lamm Industries Unveils LL1.1 Signature Monoblock Preamplifier

January 14, 2016
Lamm Industries Unveils LL1.1 Signature Monoblock Preamplifier

The new Lamm Industries monaural line level preamplifier model LL1.1 Signature ($45,390 per pair) is a direct replacement of the LL1 Signature which has been the ultimate statement of perfection among the line level LAMM preamplifiers since its introduction in 2010. The LL1.1 proudly continues this tradition. Although the LL1 Signature integrated everything its...
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Clearaudio Introduces Statement V2 Turntable

January 14, 2016
Clearaudio Introduces Statement V2 Turntable

“Take the best and make it better,” has always been the driving motto of the Suchy family, the team behind the Clearaudio brand. But how exactly do you improve on the ‘world’s finest turntable’? Originally launched in 2006, the Clearaudio Statement was lauded worldwide as a “masterpiece of engineering” which had truly “advanced the...
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GoldenEar Releases Second Generation Triton Two+, Triton Three+ and SuperSub X Subwoofer

January 14, 2016
GoldenEar Releases Second Generation Triton Two+, Triton Three+ and SuperSub X Subwoofer

MagiIn 2010, GoldenEar Technology successfully launched itself into the marketplace with the introduction of the Triton Two, along with the SuperSats and ForceField powered subwoofers. The Triton Two was an evolution of everything Sandy Gross had designed, starting with the his first creations at Polk Audio in the early 70s, through the breakthrough products...
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Ansuz Acoustics Unveils d·tc Series of Cables

January 14, 2016
Ansuz Acoustics Unveils d·tc Series of Cables

Ansuz Acoustics is ready for CES 2016 with the newest addition to the d·tc series. The d·tc cables will cover a full cable loom containing mains and loudspeaker cables and a complete selection of interconnect cables. Ansuz Acoustics will be introducing the new d·tc series at the 2016 CES in Las Vegas. The best...
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Audioquest Reveals Design Goals for DragonFly Black, DragonFly Red, and Beetle

January 13, 2016
Audioquest Reveals Design Goals for DragonFly Black, DragonFly Red, and Beetle

Audioquest has revealed its overall design goals for the Dragonfly Black, Dragonfly Red and Beetle DACs recently shown at CES 2016: Improved Performance • Advanced 32-bit Microchip microcontroller • Higher-performance 32-bit ESS DAC chips • Improved signal-to-noise ratio • Lower distortion • Lower power consumption • Lower phase noise (audio-related jitter) • 64-bit bit-perfect...
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Elac Announces the Debut Series Integrated Amplifier

January 13, 2016
Elac Announces the Debut Series Integrated Amplifier

ELAC, a leader in premium loudspeakers and consumer electronics proudly unveils the Debut Series Integrated Amplifier. “This integrated amplifier marks ELAC’s return to the integrated amplifier category. “ – said Chris Walker, vice president product development. “This new integrated amplifier solves two of the biggest problems with two channel audio: proper blending of a...
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Rogue Audio Announces New RP-1 Preamplifier

January 12, 2016
Rogue Audio Announces New RP-1 Preamplifier

Rogue Audio is proud to announce the new RP-1 preamplifier. Elegantly simple yet technically sophisticated, the RP-1 is based on our highly successful RP-X platform. Boasting terrific specs and fully featured, the RP-1 is the new benchmark for an entry level tube preamplifier. Along with the musical and accurate sound you expect from a...
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Manley Unveils Unique Headphone Amplifier

January 12, 2016
Manley Unveils Unique Headphone Amplifier

Our Focus Manley Labs has been designing and manufacturing professional and high fidelity audio equipment since the late 1980’s. In recent years, we have noticed audiophiles increasingly turning to personal headphone listening. To meet this new demand, Manley has combined its professional and domestic engineering skills and experience to develop an exciting and groundbreaking...
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Klipsch Introduces the R-15PM Powered Monitor

January 11, 2016
Klipsch Introduces the R-15PM Powered Monitor

Klipsch announces the launch of its Reference R-15PM powered monitors. The speakers are a part of the brand’s Reference series and feature the same award-winning sonic sound signature. Designed with power, performance and simplicity in mind, the R-15PM powered monitors cater to the way people access and listen to content while maintaining the core...
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