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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
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 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 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
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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
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 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, 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
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 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