October 2012

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PS Audio Returns to Online Sales

October 31st, 2012, In Home, by


PS Audio Inc, a 40 year old U.S. based company, has just announced today that it will be returning to the online sales of it’s own products, joining the PS Audio brick and mortar retail dealers. Sales outside the United States will continue to be handled by its network of worldwide distribution partners. A PS Audio Inc. has been concerned … Continue Reading


Lucasfilm by Disney

October 31st, 2012, In Home, by

Lucasfilm by Disney

The Walt Disney Company has just made an agreement to acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. in a stock and cash transaction. Lucasfilm is currently 100% owned by George Lucas, Founder and Lucasfilm Chairman, most well known for his Star Wars epic movie series.  The Lucasfilm acquisition follows Disney’s very successful acquisitions of Pixar and Marvel. Under the terms of the … Continue Reading

Paradigm SHIFT E3m Earphones

Paradigm SHIFT E3m Earphones

Paradigm Electronics Inc., commonly referred to as Paradigm, is a Canadian company that has been producing loudspeakers for around 30 years.  In early 2011, this well-known speaker company launched an all-new brand, named Paradigm SHIFT.  Paradigm SHIFT, as the name infers, brings with it a whole new product focus and image.  The focus is on … Continue Reading

The Art of Listening – How Do You Connect With Music? PLUS Key Qualities You Should Look for in an Audio System

October 30th, 2012, In Audio, Beginner Articles, Features, Home, by


Did you know that your audio system can affect the kind of music you listen to? As an extreme example, consider the tricked out Honda Civic with massive subwoofers cruising down the high street. No way would Miles Davis or the Tokyo String Quartet sound good in that environment, never mind the strange looks you’d … Continue Reading

Balanced Music Concept (B.M.C.) Audio AMP CS2

October 29th, 2012, In Home, by


Balanced Music Concept (B.M.C.) Audio, is introducing a new product, the AMP CS2 Power Amplifier.  The AMP CS2 can operate as either an integrated amplifier with B.M.C.’s exclusive Load Effect Free (LEF) technology of by connecting it to a B.M.C. DAC, it will act as a stereo power amplifier with LEF. The AMP CS2 brings a number of B.M.C. proprietary … Continue Reading

LG Electronics Ultra-High-Definition 4K TV

October 29th, 2012, In Home, by

LG 84LM9600

Ushering in a new era in home entertainment, the first “Ultra High Definition” flat-panel TV – with four times the resolution of today’s HDTVs – has just began appearing on stores shelves in the United States. The LG 84-inch class (84-inch diagonal) LED TV offers a native Ultra High Def screen resolution of 3840 x … Continue Reading

AURALiC VEGA Digital Audio Processor

October 26th, 2012, In Home, by


AURALiC has just introduced their new VEGA digital audio processor. Utilizing a Sanctuary Audio Processor the new VEGA brings new technologies to the table. The VEGA uses a ‘Megahertz upsampling’ algorithm that processes all PCM music to 1.5MHz in 32bit. In addition, a ‘Femto Master Clock’ provides ultimate clock precision with jitter only 82 femtoseconds(0.082 … Continue Reading

MartinLogan Mikros 90 On-Ear Headphones

October 24th, 2012, In Home, by

MartinLogan Mikros 90

Hot on the heals of MartinLogan’s first headphone product the Mikros 70 in-ear headphone, MartinLogan has just announced their new Mikros 90 reference noise isolating on-ear headphones.  Inspired by the sonic clarity and detail of MartinLogan electrostatic speakers and designed by MartinLogan’s in-house team, the Mikros 90 is poised to delivers realism, richness and purity of sound that MartinLogan is … Continue Reading

Audio Electronics by Cary Audio – Constellation preamplifier

October 24th, 2012, In Home, by

Audio Electronics by Cary - Constellation

Audio Electronics by Cary Audio has just introduced their new Constellation tube preamplifier.  The Constellation preamplifier utilizes 6SN7 tubes, in Class-A triode mode.  The preamplifier usesa fully regulated power and heater supply with a custom R-core power transformer device that was designed to Cary Audio specifications.  With a focus on providing sonic integrity, the signal path is simple; however, employs premium parts. The Constellation was developed … Continue Reading

Apple iPad mini

October 24th, 2012, In Home, by


Yesterday, Apple revealed the iPad mini, a completely new iPad design that is 23 percent thinner and 53 percent lighter than the third generation iPad. The new iPad mini features a stunning 7.9-inch Multi-Touch display, FaceTime HD and iSight cameras, ultrafast wireless performance and an incredible 10 hours of battery life―every inch an iPad, yet … Continue Reading

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