July 2012

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King Sound Current Smoother KS-010

July 31st, 2012, In Home, by

King Sound Current Smoother KS-010

The King Sound Current Smoother KS-010 is a component that offers sophisticated electronic filtering technology.  It utilizes the same technology found in advanced medical equipment and voltage regulating principles normally used in laser devices.  The commonly used CRC (coil, resistor and capacitor) networks are not used in KS -010.  There is no hum or other … Continue Reading


Vienna Acoustics Mozart Grand Symphony Edition Speakers Review

July 31st, 2012, In Reviews, Speakers and Subwoofers, by

Vienna Acoustics Mozart Grand Symphony Edition Speakers

What’s a spider cone? It’s an important question, because it’s the principal upgrade in the new Symphony Edition of the Mozart Grand speakers ($3,500US) from Austria’s Vienna Acoustics. The Mozart Grand has two 6 inch drivers, both clear X3P designs, while the upgrade replaces the lower of these with the new spider cone. According to … Continue Reading

Yamaha BD-S673 and BD-S473 Blu-ray Players

July 31st, 2012, In Home, by


Yamaha Corporation has just introduced two new Blu-ray players, the BD-S673 and BD-S473. These new Blu-ray players promise superior audio and video performance, robust network features and easy installation. Capabilities include NAD iOS, Android and Kindle Fire AV control apps and audio-video streaming via Netflix, YouTube and Hulu (BD-S673 only) services. The BD-S673 and BD-S473 … Continue Reading

Quad 23L Classic and 25L Classic Loudspeakers

July 30th, 2012, In Home, by

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Quad has just announced their latest entrants to their L Classic loudspeaker series – the 23L Classic and 25L Classic floorstanding loudspeakers. The two new models aim to produce a transparent uncoloured window to the music. The two models use Quad’s down-firing auxiliary bass radiator (ABR) technology. This approach is intended to provide extended and … Continue Reading

Marc Saltzman, One of North America’s Top Tech Experts, Joins the 2012 TAVES Presenters!

July 28th, 2012, In Home, by

Marc Saltzman web photo

We are very pleased to introduce Marc Saltzman as one of the distinguished guests of the 2012 Toronto Audio Video Entertainment Show (TAVES)!  Marc has reported on the high-tech industry since 1996 as a freelance journalist, author, lecturer, consultant, and radio and TV personality.  You might recognize Marc as a guest from various TV shows … Continue Reading

Bay Bloor Radio To Bring Bose® to the 2012 TAVES!

July 27th, 2012, In Home, by

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This year, Bay Bloor Radio is delighted to be able to bring Bose® to TAVES. Bose® is America’s leading audio brand, founded in 1964 by Dr. Amar Bose, with world headquarters in Framingham, Massachusetts. At TAVES, Bay Bloor Radio will be demonstrating the amazing Bose® QuietComfort® headphones, ideal for travel, work, or home use. These … Continue Reading

Hi-Res Blue Note Records on HDtracks

July 27th, 2012, In Home, by


HDtracks, an online high resolution music site, has just announced the release of six legendary titles from the Blue Note catalog in high-resoulution. These six albums from the Blue Note label are for the first in available in 192kHz/24bit and 96kHz/24bit and have all been re-mastered from their original analog multi-track master recordings.  The six albums … Continue Reading

Edifier Spinnaker Bluetooth Speaker System

July 26th, 2012, In Home, by

Edifier Spinnaker

Edifier has introduced its flagship speaker system – the Spinnaker.  With a sail inspired design, Edifier claims the Spinnaker delivers crystal clear sound.

The Spinnaker stands 16.5″ tall and is designed to project sound towards the listener with front facing tweeters and mid-range drivers, reinforced with a downward firing bass driver in each speaker.  The Spinnaker is Bluetooth enabled and features … Continue Reading

Emotiva XPR-5 Reference Power Amplifier

July 26th, 2012, In Home, by

Emotiva XPR-5

Emotiva Audio Corporation, just announced the release of their new XPR-5 Five-Channel Reference Power Amplifier.  The XPR-5 features a faceplate constructed of 25 millimeters of solid billet aluminum.  The face contains a 60 LED dual-colour dimmable level metering systembehind a smoked polycarbonate window.  Variable intensity accent lighting serves to add aesthetic flair that is in character with other Emotiva products. The XPR-5 boasts five high-efficiency … Continue Reading

Pioneer HTZ-BD32 Home Theatre System

July 25th, 2012, In Home, by

Pioneer HTiaB

Pioneer Electronics has announced its new HTZ-BD32 home theater system.   The HTZ-BD32 includes a multi-functional Wi-Fi Blu-ray 3D player, up to 1100 Watts of power, six compact speakers for 5.1-channel surround sound effects, and network features. Pioneer’s HTZ-BD32 is designed to provide a user friendly home theater experience in a small package, with easy setup.  The plug-and-play system includes color coded wires … Continue Reading

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