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Stamp collectors are sissies and audiophiles are real men. Men who live alone in their mother's basement until age 45, but they are still cooler than stamp collectors. The love of audio, audiophilia and the art of music reproduction is both a luxury and a passion that is expensive and complicated. News of advancements in the world of audiophila is key to success to achieving the end game of audio perfection. Read news, reviews and insights on the topic of audiophilia on this HomeTheaterReview.com resource page.

Meridian Audio Unveils Ultra DAC

Meridian Audio Unveils Ultra DAC

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At T.H.E. Show Newport beginning today, Meridian Audio will show off its new Ultra digital-to-analog converter. The DAC features a variety of digital inputs, including USB 2.0, SPDIF, Toslink, 75-ohm BNC, and AES3 on XLR, as well as one pair... Read More

 
First-Order Crossovers: Panacea or Problem?

First-Order Crossovers: Panacea or Problem?

By Brent Butterworth

 

Does the use of a first-order crossover really make a better speaker? Brent Butterworth explores the topic in this week's featured news story. Read More

 
Dolby Announces More Atmos Titles in UHD and Blu-ray Formats

Dolby Announces More Atmos Titles in UHD and Blu-ray Formats

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March is a big month for Atmos fans, as an assortment of new titles arrive on Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray, and VUDU. The Ultra HD Blu-ray disc format has officially launched, and 12 titles--including Mad Max: Fury Road, Sicario, and... Read More

 
PS Audio Introduces DirectStream Junior DAC

PS Audio Introduces DirectStream Junior DAC

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This month, PS Audio will begin selling the new DirectStream Junior DAC. The Junior has the same architecture and much of the same functionality as the original DirectStream DAC/network audio player, which Brian Kahn reviewed in 2014, but it offers... Read More

 
How DSP Can Take Audio to New Heights in 2016

How DSP Can Take Audio to New Heights in 2016

By Brent Butterworth

 

The phrase "digital signal processing" can make many an audiophile shudder, but Brent Butterworth has a different perspective. He explains how DSP will allow for significant improvements in audio reproduction over the next few years. Read More

 
Questyle Audio Introduces a Variety of New Products at CES

Questyle Audio Introduces a Variety of New Products at CES

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Questyle Audio is showing off a variety of new products at this week's CES--including the new T8 eight-channel wireless audio transmission system, the R200i 200-watt wireless mono amp, and gold-finished versions of the company's Reference Edition desktop components (a DAC,... Read More

 
Wireworld to Preview Starlight Cat 8 Ethernet Cable at CES

Wireworld to Preview Starlight Cat 8 Ethernet Cable at CES

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At this week's CES, Wireworld will show off a new Ethernet cable, the Starlight Category 8, designed to meet the proposed standards for Category 8 and provide reliable high-speed performance for streaming video and music applications. The Starlight Category 8... Read More

 
Wireworld Announces Helicon 16 Compact Speaker Cables

Wireworld Announces Helicon 16 Compact Speaker Cables

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Wireworld has announced a new speaker cable called the Helicon 16, which will be available in the spring of 2016. The Helicon 16 is a compact, flat, flexible cable that consists of two flat conductors that are twisted and bonded... Read More

 
SVS Introduces New Line of SoundPath Audio Accessories

SVS Introduces New Line of SoundPath Audio Accessories

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SVS has launched its new SoundPath Audio Accessories line, designed to offer high-quality interconnects, speaker cables, speaker terminations, and subwoofer isolation tools at an affordable price. For more details on each product described below, along with pricing, visit the new... Read More

 
Meridian Rolls Out Upgraded 808v6 Signature Reference CD Player

Meridian Rolls Out Upgraded 808v6 Signature Reference CD Player

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Meridian has announced the v6 version of the company's 800 Reference Series CD player, the 808. The updated version adds support for Master Quality Authenticated (MQA) and DSD high-resolution sources and upgraded SPDIF and USB inputs that support 192-kHz digital... Read More