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Jul 03, 2018

McIntosh Introduces MC462 Quad Balanced Power Amplifier

If you've ever looked at McIntosh's massive 450-watt MC452 and thought, "Eh, I need more headroom," have we got some good news for you. Continue Reading
McIntosh Introduces MC462 Quad Balanced Power Amplifier

Jun 16, 2018

Parasound Announces HINT 6 Integrated Amplifier

Picking up on the popular nickname for the original Halo Integrated Amplifier, Parasound has dubbed its upgraded and updated model the HINT 6. Continue Reading
Parasound Announces HINT 6 Integrated Amplifier

Jun 08, 2018

iFi audio Ships Pro iDSD DAC/Streamer

The new Pro iDSD DAC/Streamer features DSD1024 and 768 kHz PCM decoding via USB, and can be connected to wired or wirelessly to your home network for streaming. Continue Reading
iFi audio Ships Pro iDSD DAC/Streamer

May 28, 2018

Audirvana Plus for Windows 10 Coming in June

This popular streaming and local music library software, one of the few to support MQA, has only been available for Mac users until now. Continue Reading
Audirvana Plus for Windows 10 Coming in June

May 14, 2018

MQA Adds More New Partners at Munich, Expands Relationships With Others Like LG

MQA is trying to make the world of audio streaming a better-sounding place. At the recent Munich audiophile show, they... Continue Reading
MQA Adds More New Partners at Munich, Expands Relationships With Others Like LG

Mar 30, 2018

MQA Support Added to iFi Audio Products

iFi has released a firmware update that adds MQA compatibility to most of its DAC products, going back to 2013.´┐ŻFirmware... Continue Reading
MQA Support Added to iFi Audio Products

Mar 21, 2018

MQA Streams Live Hi-Res Music From London to Austin

MQA has announced the launch of MQA Live, which allows fans to listen to live hi-res music streams. The service... Continue Reading
MQA Streams Live Hi-Res Music From London to Austin

Feb 13, 2018

Mytek Introduces Liberty DAC/Headphone Amplifier

Mytek's latest DAC is called the Liberty, and it supports PCM up to 32-bit/384-kHz and DSD up to 256. Built... Continue Reading
Mytek Introduces Liberty DAC/Headphone Amplifier

Dec 08, 2017

THX and Monoprice Team Up to Deliver New Headphone Amps

THX and Monoprice have teamed up to offer two new DAC/headphone amplifier designs, based on THX's AAA technology. Part of... Continue Reading
THX and Monoprice Team Up to Deliver New Headphone Amps

Nov 28, 2017

OPPO Adds MQA Support to the UDP-205 Universal Disc Player

OPPO Digital has announced the addition of MQA decoding to its UDP-205 universal disc player. A firmware update is now... Continue Reading
OPPO Adds MQA Support to the UDP-205 Universal Disc Player

Oct 23, 2017

dCS Adds MQA Compatibility to Its Current Product Line

dCS has announced that MQA compatibility will be added to its current product lineup, implemented via a software update that... Continue Reading
dCS Adds MQA Compatibility to Its Current Product Line

Aug 04, 2017

Meridian Announces 271 Digital Theatre Controller

Meridian Audio has announced details on the new 271 Digital Theatre Controller, scheduled for release in September but available now... Continue Reading
Meridian Announces 271 Digital Theatre Controller

May 22, 2017

Why You Should Care About MQA

MQA is definitely gaining steam, and Ben Shyman says it's time for audiophiles to take notice of this new format ... if they haven't already, that is. Continue Reading
Why You Should Care About MQA

May 12, 2017

MQA Announces New Hardware and Software Partners

In advance of the High End Show in Munich, MQA has announced several new partners. On the hardware side, big... Continue Reading
MQA Announces New Hardware and Software Partners

May 01, 2017

It's Time to Start Breaking Old-School Audiophile Rules

There's an implied set of rules for being an audiophile, says Jerry Del Colliano--and he believes it's time to toss them out and embrace where the hobby is headed. Continue Reading
It's Time to Start Breaking Old-School Audiophile Rules

Apr 22, 2017

OPPO Digital's Audiophile-Oriented UDP-205 UHD Player Is Now Available

As expected, OPPO Digital has followed up the release of its UDP-203 Ultra HD Blu-ray player with a step-up, audiophile-oriented... Continue Reading
OPPO Digital's Audiophile-Oriented UDP-205 UHD Player Is Now Available

Mar 18, 2017

Audirvana Adds MQA Support to Its Desktop Music Player

Audirvana has introduced a new desktop music player for macOS that supports the MQA format. The Audirvana Plus 3 player... Continue Reading
Audirvana Adds MQA Support to Its Desktop Music Player

Feb 20, 2017

Turning a Mac Into an Audiophile Source Component

Want to set up your Mac computer to be a hi-res audio source? Scott Schumer describes the process--from downloading and storing music files to the playback software to the system connection options. Continue Reading
Turning a Mac Into an Audiophile Source Component

Feb 19, 2017

MQA Announces Partnership with Universal Music Group

MQA has partnered with Universal Music Group in a multi-year deal to encode UMG's catalog in the MQA format, to... Continue Reading
MQA Announces Partnership with Universal Music Group

Feb 15, 2017

PS Audio Introduces New DAC and Stereo/Mono Amplifiers

PS Audio has announced a new product line, the Stellar Series, which consists of the Stellar Gain Cell DAC ($1,699),... Continue Reading
PS Audio Introduces New DAC and Stereo/Mono Amplifiers

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