February 2012

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TAVES 2012 Dates Announced!

February 29th, 2012, In Home, by


TAVES big pic

The show that took the industry by storm in 2011 is returning this September!  Exhibitor reservations begin today! Toronto, Ontario – February 29, 2012 – In 2011, Audio Video Productions Inc. broke new ground with the creation of a new consumer electronics show called the Toronto Audio Video Entertainment Show (TAVES).  This year, TAVES … Continue Reading

                                                

Atlantic Technology SB-900DF Subwoofer

February 29th, 2012, In Home, by


Atlantic Technology SB-900DF SB-900

Atlantic Technology has just introduced a new down-firing version of one of its most popular subwoofers, the SB-900, to provide greater placement flexibility. By placing the woofer and bass vent on the bottom of the speaker cabinet, the new SB-900DF can be squeezed into tight spots behind furniture with no concern of its output being … Continue Reading

Naim NDS Network Player

February 29th, 2012, In Home, by


Naim NDS

Naim Audio has introduced a new streaming network player, the NDS, at the Bristol Hi-Fi Show in the UK. The new NDS improves on Naim’s NDX. The new Naim NDS features 24bit/192kHz streaming, Internet Radio, USB and digital iPod/iPhone/iPad playback, and control via either RF remote, front panel buttons, or Naim’s (free) n-Stream iOS control … Continue Reading

Audio Excellence Announces Grand Re-Opening

February 28th, 2012, In Home, by


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Audio Excellence, a prominent high-end audio video retailer, has moved from Bayview Ave. to a new location at 661 Chrislea Road, unit 1-3, Vaughn, Ontario.  The new location is already open and the Audio Excellence team would like to invite everyone to join them for an official grand re-opening celebration which will take place on March … Continue Reading

Aiptek MobileCinema i20 and i50S iPhone Pico Projectors

February 27th, 2012, In Home, by


Aiptek MobileCinema i20 and i50S iPhone Pico Projectors

German manufacturer Aiptek has just announced two pico projectors designed to be used with the iPhone. The MobileCinema i20 is one of the smallest pico projectors in the market. It simply plugs into the iPhone’s 30-pin port and offers nearly two hours of projection, displaying an image up to 50 inches in a dim environment. … Continue Reading



NuForce Air DAC Wireless Audio Streamer

February 24th, 2012, In Home, by


NuForce Air DAC

NuForce has just officially announced their Air DAC Wireless System. This new set of products has been developed for personal audio streaming, allowing for wireless transmission of music files from a computer or Apple device. The Air DAC wireless system is a combination wireless transmitter (NuForce iTX for Apple devices or uTX for computer USB) … Continue Reading

JVC NX-BX3 iPod Speaker Dock / Stand

February 23rd, 2012, In Home, by


JVC iPod Dock

JVC just recently announced their new NX-BX3 integrated iPod speaker dock and stand. What’s rather unique about this new iPod speaker dock is that it’s been designed to integrate into a living space as a useable bedside nightstand, side table, or even a TV stand. The glass top stand has the capability to support the … Continue Reading

Musical Fidelity Upsampling Digital-Analog Converter V-DAC II Review


Musical Fidelity Upsampling Digital-Analog Converter V-DAC II rear

As a civil design engineer, many years of formal training and work experience have conditioned me to look past the flashy facades and to focus on the important parts of the building like the foundation and superstructure. Not surprisingly, I also use this sort of logic when it comes to influencing my choices in hi-fidelity … Continue Reading

Panasonic VIERA TC-P55VT30 55-inch Plasma TV Review

February 23rd, 2012, In Home, Reviews, Television Sets, by


Panasonic-VIERA-Connect-Market screen shot

Much of the discussion about any flat panel television today is its ability to display true black, like the now historical CRT. There seems to be a race to the “bottom” between all technologies and a desire to move away from the milky-white black levels we’ve seen on most consumer flat panel displays since inception. … Continue Reading

Lector Audio Digicode S-192 DAC

February 22nd, 2012, In Home, by


Lector Audio S-192 DAC

Lector Audio has just introduced a new DAC product – their new Digicode S-192. The Digicode S-192 is an async multi-input 24/192 DAC with USB. Based on Lector’s R2R high-resolution DAC, the analog output circuits are designed around the miniwatt vacuum tube type. Digital signals of up to 24-bit/192kHz are accepted on all inputs. The … Continue Reading



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