November 2011

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First Watt SIT-1 & SIT-2 Amplifiers

November 30th, 2011, In Home, by

FirstWatt SIT-1

First Watt is a Nelson Pass, of Pass Labs fame, audio product company that focuses on amplification products.  First Watt’s aim is to provide high performance amplificaiton products that don’t fit into the traditional commercial product line-up, such as amplifiers with under 25 wpc output.  Two amplifiers have just recently been released – the SIT-2 and SIT-1. The SIT-2 … Continue Reading


Soundmatters foxLv2 Pocket-sized Music System

November 29th, 2011, In Home, by


Soundmatters, founded by former NASA engineer/audio legend Dr. Godehard Guenther, has just announced a holiday sale for the foxLv2 purist non-Bluetooth ultimate portable. The foxLv2 will be discounted from Cyber Monday, November 28 up to December 31, 2011. The foxLv2 is a very compact – pocket sized – portable stereo speaker that has been designed … Continue Reading

Audioengine 5+ Premium Powered Speaker System

November 29th, 2011, In Home, by

Audioengine A5+speakers

The Audioengine 5+ (A5+) active speakers promise to deliver audiophile-quality sound and features at a price that appeals to just about everyone.  The new A5+ incorporates the same award-winning design as the original A5 but includes customer-requested upgrades and features. With custom Kevlar woofers, silk tweeters, and hand-built cabinets, the Audioengine 5+ includes a remote … Continue Reading

CANADA HiFi December/January 2011/2012 Digital Edition is Now Available!

November 28th, 2011, In Home, by

Cover 10.pdf

The digital edition of the December/January 2011/2012 issue is now online in the Digital Editions section! Here’s what you’ll find inside this issue:
- Headphone Amplifier Buyer’s Guide + Suggested Portable/Desktop/Full-size Headphone Amps
- Holiday Gift Guide From the Editors! Plus reviews of:
- Panasonic VIERA TC-P55VT30 55-inch Plasma TV
- Musical Fidelity Upsampling Digital-Analog … Continue Reading

Trends Audio BA-10 Bi-amp Audio System

November 28th, 2011, In Home, by

Trends BA-10

  Trends Audio has just introduced their new BA-10 Bi-amp Audio System. The BA-10 System combines their PA-10.1D Tube Pre-amplifier with two TA-10.2 SE Power Amplifiers. In the bi-amplifier configuration, each TA-10.2 amplifier is presented with a defined/limited frequency spectrum to amplifiy, allowing them to operate with somewhat more ease, lending to enhanced performance. The BA-10 … Continue Reading

Velodyne vPulse In-Ear Headphones

November 24th, 2011, In Home, by

Velodyne vPulse earphones

Velodyne, has just introduced its first product in a new line of high performance headphones – the vPulse in-ear headphone. The vPulse has been designed to provide high definition sound from portable media devices and audio/video products. Given Velodyne’s experience and success with its subwoofer products – we can most likely expect that the new … Continue Reading

Epson MG-850HD projector with stereo speakers and iPod, iPhone and iPad dock

November 24th, 2011, In Home, by


Epson’s new MG-850HD projector aims to deliver both an entertainment and presentation experience.  This high-brightness projector is equipped with 10W stereo speakers and a built-in dock for iPod, iPhone and iPad, providing instant high quality sound and big screen images without wires. The versatile MG-850HD is an easy-to-use and flexible multimedia system for family home … Continue Reading

BenQ Joybee GP2 DLP LEP Mini Projector

November 23rd, 2011, In Home, by

BenQ Joybee GP2 DLP LEP Mini Projector

BenQ has just introduced a successor to its GP1 mini projector, called the BenQ Joybee GP2. The GP2 features the same elegant black and white housing while adding a number of enhancements including an intuitive user interface, 720p HD-ready video capability, short-throw projection, an integrated iPhone/iPod dock, an optional three-hour battery pack, and a multitude … Continue Reading

Energy Power Bar Elite Soundbar

November 22nd, 2011, In Home, by

Energy Power Bar Elite Soundbar

Energy, one of the audio product companies within the Klipsch Group, has just announced their new Energy Power Bar Elite, which is the second soundbar in the Energy Power Series. The new Power Bar Elite incorporates plug n’ play functionality, Dolby Digital Decoding, as well as, 3D Surround Mode. The Power Bar Elite is stated … Continue Reading

Onkyo CS-345 CD Mini System

November 22nd, 2011, In Home, by

Onkyo CS-345 iDock System

Onkyo has just release a new compact home music system for iPod/iPhone. The new system is the CS-345 CD Mini System. The CS-345 is very compact, allowing for it to be used in smaller rooms such as a bedroom or office. The system has a built-in dock for iPod/iPhone, an integrated amplifier, CD player (supporting … Continue Reading

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