March 2012

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Logitech UE Air Speaker

March 30th, 2012, In Home, by

Logitech UE Speaker Dock

Logitech has just announced their new Logitech UE Air Speaker with Apple’s AirPlay. The UE Air Speaker allows uncompressed music to be streamed to it from iTunes or an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch connected to your home’s Wi-Fi network. The UE speaker incorporates dual tweeters and woofers. Combining Logitech’s experience in home audio with … Continue Reading



March 30th, 2012, In Home, by

Sceptre X409 HDTV

Sceptre Inc. just announced a new budget-priced, LCD 38.5-inch HDTV, the X409BV-FHD in their new eco-friendly 40 Series line. The 40 Series is a line that adheres to strict manufacturing guidelines that aim to increase efficiency and decrease waste. The X409BV-FHD is an ultra energy efficient design, compliant with Energy Star 5.3, with an annual … Continue Reading

The Bryston B135 SST2 Integrated Amplifier

March 30th, 2012, In Home, by

Bryston B135

Bryston has just announced the release of its new integrated amplifier called the B135 SST2, a replacement for the B100 SST.  The new model promises to be one of the most sonically transparent and reliable audio products available today. It offers performance levels equal to the finest separate audio components. The B135 SST… Continue Reading

Samsung’s Tube Premium Products

March 29th, 2012, In Home, by

Samsung Premium tube

Samsung Electronics just announced the availability of some of their new premium products incorporating vacuum tube amplifiers…yes, you heard that right. Samsung has added tubes to provide add rich, harmonious sound qualities. In the line-up of new premium products are: the Samsung DA-E750 Audio Dock, Samsung HT-E6530 3D Blu-ray 5.1 Home Entertainment System and Samsung … Continue Reading

Emotiva Audio XMC-1 Preamp/Processor

March 28th, 2012, In Home, by


Emotiva Audio Corporation is set to release their new XMC-1 preamp/processor this Summer 2012. The new XMC-1 has been developed under the guidance of systems architect Ray Dennison and is said to represent a new technological milestone for Emotiva. The new XMC-1 utilizes two 32 bit, dual core, floating point digital signal processors that are … Continue Reading

Salon Son et Image 2012 Coverage (Part 1)

March 27th, 2012, In Audio Video Show Coverage, by


It is always a great opportunity to mix a little business with pleasure.  This is especially true when business calls you to a wonderful city like Montreal.  Whatever you’re into – food, entertainment, night life, shopping – this city has it all.  And once a year, Montreal offers the chance for audio enthusiasts and industry … Continue Reading

Atlantic Technology Expands In-Ceiling Speaker Lines

March 27th, 2012, In Home, by

Atlantic Technology ICTS-6HT

Atlantic Technology has just introduced five new stealthy ceiling mounted loudspeakers designed for the home theater and whole house distributed audio. The Atlantic Technology ICTS-6HT is an in-ceiling home theater speaker designed for use as the front left, center and right channels of a home theater system. The 6-1/2-inch polypropylene woofer is mounted at a … Continue Reading

Pinnacle Speakers WAFER In-Wall / In-Ceiling Series

March 27th, 2012, In Home, by

Pinnacle Speakers WAFER In-Wall - In-Ceiling Series

The new WAFER series from Pinnacle Speakers is a great solution for the discerning audio connoisseur who wants great sound without compromising on aesthetics.  The new edgeless, no bezel design uses powerful neodymium magnets to hold on the microperf metal grille.  This grille completely covers the speaker’s trim making the speaker virtually invisible.  It protrudes … Continue Reading

Onkyo TX-NR717 & TX-NR818 Network Receivers

March 26th, 2012, In Home, by


Onkyo has just announced the release of two new, feature-packed THX-certified home cinema receivers – the TX-NR717 7.2-channel Network Receiver, and the more powerful TX-NR818 7.2 Channel Network Receiver. The TX-NR818 comes equipped with Audyssey MultEQ XT32 room acoustic correction and DTS Neo:X, Dolby Pro Logic IIz and Audyssey DSX. DTS Neo:X incorporates Front Wide … Continue Reading

TEAC CR-H700i DAB Network CD Receiver

March 23rd, 2012, In Home, by

Teac CR-H700i

TEAC has announced their new Reference Series CR-H700i DAB network CD receiver. The CR-H700i is a one-box audio solution combination CD player; 40-watt amplifier; FM/AM/DAB/ internet radio player and Airplay streaming device. With AirPlay, the CR-H700i can provide a hi-fi audio solution with Apple Macs, PCs and iOS devices. In addition, the CR-H700i provides for … Continue Reading

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