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In the world of audio there are so many different types of source components ranging from Compact Disc players to DVD-Audio and SACD players to turntables, USB digital to analog converters and much more. Keep up on the world of high end source components here with a full news archive designed to help make sense of the often complicated and ever changing world of audiophile sources. For those looking for reviews of SACD and DVD-Audio players, top performing audiophile turntables, USB DACs and more - check out this review archive page on HomeTheaterReview.com. Its loaded with reviews from the likes of Meridian, Krell, Mark Levinson, Benchmark Media, Wyred 4 Sound, Audio Research, Linn, Wadia and many others.

New D-M41 Music System From Denon

New D-M41 Music System From Denon

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Denon has announced a new compact music system called the D-M41. Due out in June, the D-M41 combines a stereo CD receiver rated at 30 watts per channel with a pair of SC-M41 bookshelf speakers. Denon has added Bluetooth support... Read More

 
Pro-Ject Introduces Two Beatles-Themed Turntables

Pro-Ject Introduces Two Beatles-Themed Turntables

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To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Pro-Ject Audio Systems has introduced two special-edition turntables. The Essential III Sgt. Pepper's Drum (shown here, about $544) is based on the company's "audiophile entry-level" Essential III turntable.... Read More

 
New AirTV Player Combines Streaming Services and Over-the-Air Content

New AirTV Player Combines Streaming Services and Over-the-Air Content

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AirTV officially made its debut at CES 2017 with the new AirTV Player. A wholly owned subsidiary of Dish Network, AirTV's goal is to unite popular streaming services with free over-the-air content in one interface. On its own, the AirTV... Read More

 
Bryston Introduces BCD-3 CD Player

Bryston Introduces BCD-3 CD Player

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Bryston has introduced a new CD player called the BCD-3. The DAC in this CD transport is built on the same platform as the company's BDA-3 and features two AKM 4490 384-kHz/32-bit DACs. The BCD-3 has a fully discrete Bryston... Read More

 
PS Audio Debuts DirectStream Memory Player

PS Audio Debuts DirectStream Memory Player

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At this week's Rocky Mountain Audio Fest in Colorado, PS Audio will show off the new DirectStream Memory Player. Based on the company's PerfectWave Memory Player, the new DMP incorporates refinements to the Digital Lens, and it adds a USB... Read More

 
Pioneer Introduces X-CM56 Audio System

Pioneer Introduces X-CM56 Audio System

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Pioneer has introduced a compact audio system, called the X-CM56, that includes a CD player, a USB port, an AM/FM tuner, and Bluetooth support with NFC for easy connectivity. The system features a 30-watt amplifier powering dual two-way speakers--each of... Read More

 
Bryston Debuts BDP-π Digital Music Player

Bryston Debuts BDP-π Digital Music Player

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Bryston has introduced a new digital music player called the BDP-π (yes, that's pronounced BDP-Pi). This new model, available with a silver or black faceplate, is one-third the size of previous Bryston digital music players, and it features four USB... Read More

 
Marantz Introduces HD-CD1 CD Player

Marantz Introduces HD-CD1 CD Player

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In September, Marantz will add the $599 HD-CD1 to its line of CD players. The new player is designed to visually and sonically complement Marantz's HD-AMP1 integrated amplifier (shown with the CD player in the photo to the right). The... Read More

 
Bryston Digital Music Players Are Now Roon Ready

Bryston Digital Music Players Are Now Roon Ready

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Bryston has announced that its digital music players now support Roon Labs music management and playback software. A free firmware update (S2.28) is available for all Bryston BDP-1, BDP-1USB, and BDP-2 players to make them Roon-ready. Mate your Bryston player... Read More

 
Bryston Announces BLP-1 Turntable

Bryston Announces BLP-1 Turntable

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Bryston has announced the introduction of a new turntable. The BLP-1 features a 35mm Delrin platter with an integrated record mat, a motor that's driven by a proprietary Bryston-designed and manufactured pulse width modulation (PWM) power supply, a seven-segment titanium... Read More