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Jan 23, 2017

What Is the Right Price for AV Gear?

Why is audiophile gear so expensive? Jerry Del Colliano explains some of the reasons why high-end components carry a premium price tag. Continue Reading
What Is the Right Price for AV Gear?

Jan 16, 2017

TIDAL Adds MQA Recordings to Its Premium Tier

TIDAL has announced that master-quality hi-res MQA recordings are now available for subscribers of the streaming service's HiFi tier ($19.99/month).... Continue Reading
TIDAL Adds MQA Recordings to Its Premium Tier

Jan 09, 2017

Chasing the Holy Grail of Audio

If money were no object, what high-end or hard-to-find piece of gear would you try to acquire? Jerry Del Colliano discusses the rare and/or nostalgic gear that's on his "holy grail of audio" list. Continue Reading
Chasing the Holy Grail of Audio

Dec 07, 2016

Marantz Announces New Premium 10 Hi-Fi Components

In January, Marantz will launch two new hi-fi products: a reference-quality SACD player/DAC and an integrated amplifier. Part of the... Continue Reading
Marantz Announces New Premium 10 Hi-Fi Components

Dec 05, 2016

Home Theater Disaster Stories, Volume 1

Has disaster ever befallen your home theater rig? Have you ever fried a piece of gear or destroyed it in some wonderfully creative fashion? Jerry Del Colliano shares a couple good disaster stories in this week's featured news article. Continue Reading
Home Theater Disaster Stories, Volume 1

Nov 28, 2016

Making Audio Great Again

How do we make the audio market great again? According to Jerry Del Colliano, it's already great. Let him tell you all the reasons why in this week's featured news story. Continue Reading
Making Audio Great Again

Nov 25, 2016

Cary Audio Adds MQA Support to DMS-500 Network Audio Player

Cary Audio has announced that its DMS-500 network audio player will now support playback of MQA files. You can learn... Continue Reading
Cary Audio Adds MQA Support to DMS-500 Network Audio Player

Oct 13, 2016

Wireworld Debuts Starlight Category 8 Cable

Wireworld has officially launched its new Starlight Category 8 Ethernet cable, first previewed back at CES. The Starlight Category 8... Continue Reading
Wireworld Debuts Starlight Category 8 Cable

Aug 28, 2016

Parasound to Debut a Four-Zone DAC Called the ZoneMaster 4 DAX

In September, Parasound will launch a new product called the ZoneMaster 4 DAX--a four-zone DAC designed for the custom-installation market,... Continue Reading
Parasound to Debut a Four-Zone DAC Called the ZoneMaster 4 DAX

Jul 26, 2016

PS Audio Debuts LANRover USB Audio Extender Solution

PS Audio's new LANRover is designed to extend and clean up the transmission of USB audio between a computer/server and... Continue Reading
PS Audio Debuts LANRover USB Audio Extender Solution

Jul 20, 2016

PS Audio Announces OS Upgrade for DirectStream and DirectStream Junior DACs

PS Audio has announced an operating system upgrade for its DirectStream and DirectStream Junior DACs. Called Torreys, this OS is... Continue Reading
PS Audio Announces OS Upgrade for DirectStream and DirectStream Junior DACs

Jul 05, 2016

MQA Support Added to Select NAD Electronics

NAD Electronics has announced that MQA support will be added to select components via an upcoming firmware update. MQA technology... Continue Reading
MQA Support Added to Select NAD Electronics

Jun 06, 2016

Bluesound Adds MQA Support to Its Wireless Music Players

Bluesound has announced that its multi-room wireless audio platform now supports MQA music files, thanks to the recent BluOS 2.2... Continue Reading
Bluesound Adds MQA Support to Its Wireless Music Players

Jun 03, 2016

Meridian Audio Unveils Ultra DAC

At T.H.E. Show Newport beginning today, Meridian Audio will show off its new Ultra digital-to-analog converter. The DAC features´┐Ża variety... Continue Reading
Meridian Audio Unveils Ultra DAC

May 16, 2016

First-Order Crossovers: Panacea or Problem?

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. Continue Reading
First-Order Crossovers: Panacea or Problem?

Mar 02, 2016

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

March is a big month for Atmos fans, as an assortment of new titles´┐Żarrive on Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray, and... Continue Reading
Dolby Announces More Atmos Titles in UHD and Blu-ray Formats

Feb 14, 2016

PS Audio Introduces DirectStream Junior DAC

This month, PS Audio will begin selling the new DirectStream Junior DAC. The Junior has the same architecture and much... Continue Reading
PS Audio Introduces DirectStream Junior DAC

Jan 11, 2016

How DSP Can Take Audio to New Heights in 2016

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. Continue Reading
How DSP Can Take Audio to New Heights in 2016

Jan 06, 2016

Questyle Audio Introduces a Variety of New Products at CES

Questyle Audio is showing off a variety of new products at this week's CES--including the new T8 eight-channel wireless audio... Continue Reading
Questyle Audio Introduces a Variety of New Products at CES

Jan 02, 2016

Wireworld to Preview Starlight Cat 8 Ethernet Cable at CES

At this week's CES, Wireworld will show off a new Ethernet cable, the Starlight Category 8, designed to meet the... Continue Reading
Wireworld to Preview Starlight Cat 8 Ethernet Cable at CES

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