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Rogue Audio Pharaoh Integrated Amplifier

July 8th, 2013, In Home, by

Rogue Audio Pharaoh Integrated

Rogue Audio has just begun shipping their new Pharaoh integrated amplifier.  The Pharaoh is based on Rogue’s Hydra/Medusa amplifier platform and sits as Rogue Audio’s new flagship integrated amplifier.  The Pharaoh utlizes a tube preamplifier circuit and has a rated output capabilty of 175 Watts-per-channel into an 8 ohm load.  The integrated incorporates a number of features such as: an adjustable load/gain … Continue Reading


Angie’s Audio Corner One Year Anniversary

July 5th, 2013, In Audio Video Show Coverage, by

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It’s become somewhat of a regular habit for me to visit Angie’s Audio Corner in Richmond Hill, Ontario.  The large selection of products this store offers under one roof is simply a music lover’s paradise.  The potential here to discover speakers and components that engage you at the highest musical level is undeniable.  After all, … Continue Reading

Sennheiser HDVD 800 Digital Headphone Amplifier

July 4th, 2013, In Home, by

Sennheiser HDVD 800

Sennheiser has just announced that it is now shipping its new HDVD 800 digital headphone amplifier.  The HDVD 800 has been optimized for driving their entire line of high-end headphones, including their more demanding HD 600, HD 650, HD 700, HD 800 models. The new HDVD 800 was designed, developed and manufactured in Germany with the objective of delivering a balanced sound image with maximum … Continue Reading

Bryston BUC-1 USB Converter

July 3rd, 2013, In Home, by

Bryston BUC-1

Bryston has just announced the imminent release of their all-new BUC-1 USB Converter.  The BUC-1 is designed to provide high resolution, ultra low jitter digital-to-analog conversion from your computer (laptop, desktop, notebook etc.) to your audio playback system. The new BUC-1 can handle conversion of up to native 24-bit / 192 kHz music data files. The BUC-1 USB Converter takes master control … Continue Reading

Win One of Two SVS Subwoofers!! (Sticky)

July 3rd, 2013, In Home, by

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This giveaway is brought to you by TAVES 2013 coming this November!!
Nobody likes wimpy subwoofers that make all bass notes sound like the same note.  A real subwoofer should produce a deep, tight and well articulated bass.  That’s why the Toronto Audio Video Entertainment Show (TAVES) has teamed up with SVS Sound to outfit … Continue Reading

Paradigm H15NC Headphones Unboxing Video

July 2nd, 2013, In Home, by

Paradigm H15NC Headphones Unboxing

Welcome to CANADA HiFi’s first monthly video – the unboxing of the Paradigm H15NC (Noise Cancelling) Headphones – courtesy of Jeremy Phan who has been a part of the CANADA HiFi team for a few years now.  A full review of these headphones is now underway and will be posted on our site in a … Continue Reading

Auralic Taurus MkII Balanced Headphone Amplifier

July 2nd, 2013, In Home, by

AuraLic Headphone Amp

Auralic Limited has just introduced their new Taurus MkII Balanced Headphone Amplifier.  This MKII version incorporates design improvements and a change in chassis colour from black to white. The new Taurus MKII has a unique four-way output structure, which allows configuration as standard or balanced at the simple touch of a front-panel button.  Both standard and balanced modes work with the 6.35mm jack and 4-pin balanced connections.… Continue Reading

Resonessence Labs Concero HD and Concero HP

July 1st, 2013, In Home, by

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    Resonessence Labs, a Canadian company, has just released two new higher-performance models in its Concero line – the Conero HD and Concero HP digital-to-analog converters (DAC).  These two new models use ESS Technology Inc.’s latest 32 bit ES9018-2M Reference Stereo DAC to raise the performance bar. The Concero product line now includes the following: Concero: 24 bit, Asynchronous stereo DAC which can also … Continue Reading

Naim Nait 5si, Nait XS 2 and SuperNait 2

June 28th, 2013, In Home, by

Naim 40th Anniversary Product Release

This year Naim celebrates their 40th anniversary, which was officially incorporated back in 1973.  As part of Naim’s commemoration / celebration of this monumental event, they are relaunching their most iconic range of products – Naim’s Nait integrated amplifiers.  Three new editions being released are the new Nait 5si, Nait XS 2, and SuperNait 2.  Naim claims that through technological breakthroughs, resulting from thousands … Continue Reading

Pioneer Electronics SP-SB23W Speaker Bar

June 27th, 2013, In Home, by

Pioneer Speaker Bar

Pioneer Electronics just unveiled their all new Speaker Bar system – the SP-SB23W.  This new SP-SB23W has been designed by legendary speaker engineer Andrew Jones, it features a composite wood curved cabinet, six individual speakers with discreet amplifcations i.e. six amplifiers, and an eight channel active digital crossover network.  The design was focused on providing better sounds with wider off-axis response, higher … Continue Reading

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