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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

Dec 19, 2015

Wireworld Announces Helicon 16 Compact Speaker Cables

Wireworld has announced a new speaker cable called the Helicon 16, which will be available in the spring of 2016.... Continue Reading
Wireworld Announces Helicon 16 Compact Speaker Cables

Dec 14, 2015

SVS Introduces New Line of SoundPath Audio Accessories

SVS has launched its new SoundPath Audio Accessories line, designed to offer high-quality interconnects, speaker cables, speaker terminations, and subwoofer... Continue Reading
SVS Introduces New Line of SoundPath Audio Accessories

Nov 25, 2015

Meridian Rolls Out Upgraded 808v6 Signature Reference CD Player

Meridian has announced the v6 version of the company's 800 Reference Series CD player, the 808. The updated version adds... Continue Reading
Meridian Rolls Out Upgraded 808v6 Signature Reference CD Player

Oct 19, 2015

An Open Letter to Apple's Tim Cook Regarding HD Music

Jerry Del Colliano has a question for Tim Cook: Why won't Apple sell hi-res music through the iTunes Music Store? Continue Reading
An Open Letter to Apple's Tim Cook Regarding HD Music

Oct 16, 2015

Bryston Debuts the BDA-3 DAC

Bryston's new BDA-3 digital-to-analog converter, which will be available on November 1, adds DSD playback up to DSD-256 through the... Continue Reading
Bryston Debuts the BDA-3 DAC

Sep 25, 2015

Wadia Introduces di322 Digital Audio Decoder

Wadia has introduced a new digital audio decoder, the di322, that adds support for DSD files. Via its USB input,... Continue Reading
Wadia Introduces di322 Digital Audio Decoder

Jul 20, 2015

Why Do Audiophiles Fear ABX Testing?

Brent Butterworth tackles the topic of ABX testing: what is it, how it's used, and why audiophiles don't seem to like it. Continue Reading
Why Do Audiophiles Fear ABX Testing?

Jul 18, 2015

Simaudio Introduces $1,500 MOON Neo 230HAD DAC/Headphone Amp

Simaudio has introduced a new DAC/headphone amplifier, the MOON Neo 230HAD. The design is based heavily on Simaudio's reference 430HA... Continue Reading
Simaudio Introduces $1,500 MOON Neo 230HAD DAC/Headphone Amp

Jun 29, 2015

PS Audio NuWave DSD DAC Now Available

PS Audio has announced that its NuWave DSD DAC is now shipping with an MSRP of $1,299. Incorporating designs that... Continue Reading
PS Audio NuWave DSD DAC Now Available

May 25, 2015

Why a Disc-less Future Might Not Be YOUR Future

Lots of people have proclaimed the death of the physical disc as a means to deliver AV content, but Jerry Del Colliano says, "Not so fast." Technologies like Ultra HD and Dolby Atmos, along with unpredictable broadband speeds, will keep the disc format relevant for a good long while. Continue Reading
Why a Disc-less Future Might Not Be YOUR Future

May 16, 2015

MOON by Simaudio Launches the MOON Evolution 780D DAC

MOON by Simaudio has introduced a new high-end digital-to-analog converter and network audio player. The $15,000 MOON Evolution 780D has... Continue Reading
MOON by Simaudio Launches the MOON Evolution 780D DAC

May 01, 2015

Iron Maiden Hi-Res Catalog Exclusively on OnkyoMusic

Onkyo has announced the exclusive release of 19 Iron Maiden albums via the company's hi-res audio download service. These remasters... Continue Reading
Iron Maiden Hi-Res Catalog Exclusively on OnkyoMusic

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