Onkyo Launches TX-NR737 and TX-NR838 Mid-Range Network A/V Receivers

April 21st, 2014, In Home, by

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Onkyo’s newly announced THX-certified TX-NR737 and TX-NR838 network A/V receivers promise to deliver superior audio performance, while offering a very attractive list of the latest features at the same time. Exemplary Sound Quality The TX-NR737 and TX-NR838 passed over 2,000 laboratory bench tests analyzing every aspect of audio quality in order to achieve THX Select2 … Continue Reading


Montreal Audio Show 2014 / Salon Son & Image – Part 4

April 17th, 2014, In Audio Video Show Coverage, Features, by

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In a room occupied by Audiophile Experts, a Quebec dealer, I was happy to get my first chance to hear the Focal Utopia Scala Version II ($35,000/pair).  They were being run on Linar Audio A120 double monoblock amplifiers ($9,000/each) with a Linar Audio P107 preamplifier ($9,000).  Cabling was all Kimber, the power cords being PK … Continue Reading

Would You Like To Contribute to CANADA HiFi?

April 16th, 2014, In Home, by


The CANADA HiFi magazine is looking for two new contributors – one in the Toronto area and one in Montreal. Ideal candidates should have excellent knowledge about the latest audio and home theatre technology and trends. The candidates must also own a mid-range or better audio system; a good home theatre system is a bonus.… Continue Reading

Goerner Communication at Salon Son et Image 2014

April 15th, 2014, In Home, by

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I have always found great pleasure in listening to Audio Physic speakers, and this year was no different when I visited the Goerner Communication room at SSI.  Its Audio Physic loudspeakers offer an amazingly accurate sound that is sure to please anyone’s music taste, and come in price ranges that can be afforded by most … Continue Reading

Update TV & Stereo New Location Launch Party Invite, May 2nd to May 4th

April 15th, 2014, In Audio Video Show Coverage, Features, Home, by

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Retailer Update TV & Stereo is proud to announce that it recently opened a third location in Unionville, Ontario.  To celebrate the grand opening of this new store, Update TV & Stereo will host an event on Friday, May 2nd, 2014 at 5pm and would like to invite all CANADA HiFi readers.  Beverages and hors … Continue Reading

CANADA HiFi April/May 2014 Issue is Now Available Online and Your Tablet!

April 11th, 2014, In Home, by

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The digital edition of the April/May 2014 issue is now available in the Digital Editions section. Features inside this issue include:

  • Affordable Home Automation and the Internet of Things
  • What Is the Difference Between LCD and LED TVs?
  • Finding First Rate Second-Hand Audio Gear
Reviewed inside:

Nordost QKOIL QK1 AC Enhancer

April 9th, 2014, In Home, by

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If you’re looking to improve the sound of your music system, Nordost would like you to take a look its new product called the QKOIL QK1, the latest addition to the company’s line of power products. The QKOIL is the entry level product in the QRT range, a family of modular, non-intrusive devices that deliver … Continue Reading

Invite To Unique Event for Recorded Sound Enthusiasts

April 9th, 2014, In Home, by

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If you live near Belleville, Ontario or if you’re willing to go on a little road trip, there’s a unique music event that we would like to invite you to, on behalf of Jeff Keary. April 26 and 27, 2014 During the weekend of April 26th and 27th, Jeff Keary has organized a demonstration of … Continue Reading

Montreal Audio Show 2014 / Salon Son & Image – Part 3

April 8th, 2014, In Audio Video Show Coverage, Features, by

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Once again this year, I had the wonderful opportunity of attending the Salon Son & Image show in Montreal – held March 28, 29 and 30th.  Suave Kajko, Editor-In-Chief, CANADA HiFi Magazine and myself headed over to Montreal on the train from Toronto.  During the ride we mused about what changes we might … Continue Reading

Sound Momentum Acoustic Wood Diffusers

April 8th, 2014, In Home, by

Sound Momentum Acoustic Wood Diffusers (Custom)

Most music listeners don’t realize that the sound you hear from an audio system, or a live performance, is highly dependent on the acoustic properties of the space itself.  In a home setting, a portion of the sound produced by speakers arrives directly at your ears, but some of the sound radiates from the speakers … Continue Reading

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