Music and Sound (mas)



After founding legendary high-end audio retailer Music and Sound in the 1960s, dabbling in manufacturing with Electro Research in the late 1970s, and distributing numerous brands in the 1980s, Mel Schilling turned his attention full-time to the production of specialty audio and home theater products with the founding of Music and Sound (mas) in 1989.

mas produced a number of superb, affordable electronics such as the world's first high-end "Media Center" preamplifier, the DCC-1 Digital Control Center, which featured Composite and S-Video switching and an internal D/A Converter, as well as the SPA-100 and SPA-65 Amplifiers. mas also developed a series of world-class cable products including the masTER LINK Silver-Teflon Interconnects (which pioneered the use of the now-ubiquitous Teflon dielectric and outer nylon braid) and POWER masTER A.C. Power Cords.

As digital technology began to dominate the market, Mr. Schilling folded some of his mas product concepts into his new digital products venture, Camelot Technology (founded with his son, Howard Schilling), which today continues to produce state-of-the-art audio and home theater products and accessories.


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Sep 18
Pioneer Introduces Elite SC-LX502 AV Receiver Pioneer will add a new 7.2-channel AV receiver to its Elite line this month. The $1,099 SC-LX502 supports Dolby Atmos...
Pioneer Introduces Elite SC-LX502 AV Receiver

Sep 18
CEDIA 2017 Show Wrap-up The annual CEDIA Expo--which celebrates high-end home theater, whole-house AV, and all things custom-oriented--took place recently in San Diego. Adrienne Maxwell and Dennis Burger discuss the latest trends and new products on display.
CEDIA 2017 Show Wrap-up

Sep 18
BenQ HT8050 DLP Projector Reviewed Adrienne Maxwell reviews BenQ's HT8050 DLP projector, one of the first to incorporate the new 4K chip from Texas Instruments. This THX- and ISF-certified single-chip DLP projector has a rated light output of 2,200 lumens and a rated dynamic contrast ratio of 50,000:1--but how does it compare with its rivals in the 4K-friendly market?
BenQ HT8050 DLP Projector Reviewed

Sep 16
Paradigm Introduces the Décor Custom Collection of On-Wall Speakers Paradigm has introduced the new Décor Custom Collection of on-wall speakers, which are customizable in both size and channel configuration....
Paradigm Introduces the Décor Custom Collection of On-Wall Speakers

Sep 15
Definitive Debuts New Demand Series Bookshelf Speaker Line At last week's CEDIA Expo, Definitive Technology showed off a new bookshelf speaker line. The Demand Series, which will replace...
Definitive Debuts New Demand Series Bookshelf Speaker Line