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Feb 07, 2011

Whale Hunting In The Desert - $20,000 Plus AV Components Are Everywhere At CES

Many of the products at the January 2011 Consumer Electronics Show indicate that despite the poor state of the economy, companies are still looking to make sales of big ticket items. The market for these products is getting smaller and smaller due to the economy, but that doesn't appear to be stopping companies from trying to sell these high priced items. Continue Reading
Whale Hunting In The Desert - $20,000 Plus AV Components Are Everywhere At CES

Dec 07, 2010

Wireworld Releases Reference USB Audio Cables

Wireworld Cable Technology has introduced two new high end USB Audio cables: the Platinum Starlight USB and the Silver Starlight USB. Both feature Wireworld's proprietary DNA Helix conductor geometry and custom engineered carbon fiber and aluminum connectors. Continue Reading
Wireworld Releases Reference USB Audio Cables

Nov 01, 2010

The Tweak Party Movement Offers Five Sonic Solutions That You've Probably Never Heard Of

With the economy still hurting, many consumers are trying to find ways to improve the sound of their AV system without spending much if any money. After all, desperate times call for desperate action. Here is a list of system tweaks that range from truly stupid to things you may have simply never dreamed of before. Continue Reading
The Tweak Party Movement Offers Five Sonic Solutions That You've Probably Never Heard Of

Sep 13, 2010

Building a Reference Grade Media Room on a Budget - Part One

Get an inside look at how Andrew Robinson built a custom home theater system to reference standards without blowing his modest budget. Tricks to save money on upgrading your own home theater abound here. Continue Reading
Building a Reference Grade Media Room on a Budget - Part One

Aug 16, 2010

Red Wine Audio Unveils "LFP-V Edition" for New Sales and Customer Upgrades

The latest audio components from Red Wine Audio are here: the LFP-V Edition which will work with all Red Wine Audio components. The company is known as a manufacturer of battery-powered hi-fi products. The LFP-V features a new vacuum tube-stage and premuimLiFePO4 (LFP) battery technology. The FLP-V Edition has a battery cycle life that is five times that of sealed lead-acid (SLA) batteries. Continue Reading
Red Wine Audio Unveils

Aug 09, 2010

5 Ways To Save Audiophila From The Snobs That Want The Hobby Dead

How does the audiophile hobby grow beyond the 65 year old Baby Boomer audiophile clients who simply can't buy enough new audiophile equipment to keep the business from being anything other than a hobby? Continue Reading
5 Ways To Save Audiophila From The Snobs That Want The Hobby Dead

Jul 21, 2010

Aaudio Imports Introduces Four Amplifiers and Preamp by Aaron of Germany

High end equipment supplier Aaudio Imports has debuted four new amplifiers and a new preamplifier imported by Aaron of Germany. Continue Reading

Jun 15, 2010

Cary Audio Design Introduces the CAD 120S MKII

Carey Audio Design now has introduced the MKII version of the CAD 120S. Among the new features of the MKII are a new feedback network and adjustments to the input gain stage. This will allow unit to achieve greater volume while still retaining its sound quality and will help make it compatible a wider variety of preamplifier brands. Continue Reading

Jun 11, 2010

DTS Surround Sound Technology to Be Used During 2010 FIFA World Cup Broadcasts

Soccer fans in the United States and around the world will be able to listen to the 2010 World Cup from South Africa in surround sound. DTS has announced that it will provide DTS Neural Surround. Hence, ESPN and other broadcasters will be able to provide listeners with the proper home theater equipment the ability to hear the world's most popular sporting event in surround sound. Continue Reading
DTS Surround Sound Technology to Be Used During 2010 FIFA World Cup Broadcasts

Mar 22, 2010

Audiophile Darling, Benchmark Media, Celebrates 25 Years of Pro Audio

Clients looking for audiophile bargains with pro audio results look to brands like Benchmark Media. Their Digital to Analog converters can make an iPod or AppleTV sound downright reasonable compared to the internal DACs Continue Reading
Audiophile Darling, Benchmark Media, Celebrates 25 Years of Pro Audio

Feb 15, 2010

What Would Dan D'Agostino Do?

Forget what Jesus would do for a moment and let's ask ourselves what would Dan D'Agostino do to fix the ailing AV industry -for if there was ever a messiah-like figure among AV enthusiasts it would be Dan D'Agostino. Want to know what Dan would do? Continue Reading
What Would Dan D'Agostino Do?

Jan 25, 2010

Kids Enthusiastically Upgrade Their Computers - Why Not Their Audio?

Try taking a cell phone away from a Generation Y'er and don't be shocked if they attack you. Tell them they can't upgrade their computer and they will get militant. As Generation Y gets employed, buys homes and grows up - will they upgrade their audio like their Boomer parents? Continue Reading
Kids Enthusiastically Upgrade Their Computers - Why Not Their Audio?

Nov 23, 2009

Cable Non-believers Are Missing Out On a Religious AV Experience

Its popular for people to bash cables and AC power products these days as "black magic" or "audiophile voodoo". Most of the hatred is based around many users being pinched for money. The ones who are willing to invest $100 per cable can find crisp, clean audio. Continue Reading
Cable Non-believers Are Missing Out On a Religious AV Experience

Sep 22, 2009

Wireworld Introduces New Glass Optical Cables For Use With Mac Computers

Wireworld now has a new series of optical digital cables which use conductors made of 280 glass fibers, not the typical plastic monofilament conductors. The glass fibers provide improved sound in home theater, computer audio and professional audio applications Continue Reading
Wireworld Introduces New Glass Optical Cables For Use With Mac Computers

Sep 03, 2009

The $2,500 and Under Room - How To Sell Audiophile Gear To a New Generation of 200,000,000 Music Lovers

HomeTheaterReview.com's publisher editor Jerry Del Colliano gives his suggestions for how to market entry-level, affordable audio to a new generation who are so used to listening to music in MP3 format that they may not know what they're missing in terms of sound quality. Continue Reading
The $2,500 and Under Room - How To Sell Audiophile Gear To a New Generation of 200,000,000 Music Lovers

Jul 28, 2009

The Lost Art of The High End Audio-Video Demo

As retailers should know (though some seem strangely unaware), there's a lot to be gained from giving the customer a hands-on, eyes open, ears tuned experience with the product, especially when the item in question is a piece of high-end audio/video merchandise. Continue Reading
The Lost Art of The High End Audio-Video Demo

Jun 29, 2009

Marantz Will Offer Coffee Table Book and SACD Disc To Promote New Audiophile Pearl Products

Those purchasing the highly anticipated KI Pearl Audio Components will be getting some interesting extras: an elegant hardcover coffee-table book (MSRP: $29.99) and a specially created dual-layer SACD (MSRP $49.99) which celebrates 30 years of legendary audio designer Ken Ishiwata. Continue Reading
Marantz Will Offer Coffee Table Book and SACD Disc To Promote New Audiophile Pearl Products

Jun 02, 2009

Ayre Acoustics First To License Wavelength Audio's USB DAC Technology

Streamlength software is here and high end audio brand Ayre Acoustics is the first company to become a licensee of the new "asynchronous" USB technology from Wavelength Audio. USB Technology is needed to connect Apple iPods, iPhones and other computer-related sources with more traditional audiophile products. Continue Reading
Ayre Acoustics First To License Wavelength Audio's USB DAC Technology

May 04, 2009

HDtracks To Release a 96kHz/24bit download of Robert Plant and Alison Krauss' Raising Sand Album

Want your Led Zeppelin fix then check out the HD Tracks version of Robert Plant and Allison Krauss' Raising Sand album. The record is able to be downloaded in high resolution 24 bit 96 kHz rates Continue Reading
HDtracks To Release  a 96kHz/24bit download of Robert Plant and Alison Krauss' Raising Sand Album

Mar 18, 2009

Saving Audiophila: How To Get a Young, New Generation of Audio Enthusiasts Hooked

The heyday of audio equipment came in the 1960s and 70s. Now, with the economy faltering, the industry has to find a way to get a new generation hooked on top of the line audio equipment. Continue Reading
Saving Audiophila: How To Get a Young, New Generation of Audio Enthusiasts Hooked

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