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Westone, a company specializing in in-ear monitor products, has just annouced a partner agreement with BBE’s critically acclaimed audio technology – Sonic Maximizer – to develop an iPhone app that will will let users hear digital music on their Apple device with a new dynamic presence, greater clarity and harmonic detail. The Westone/BBE app is available for purchase on iTunes … Continue Reading
Bang & Olufsen (B&O) has just announced the release of their new BeoSound Essence system. The BeoSound Essence is a wireless music control dial, that can be wall-mounted or sit on a table/desk. It can control playback with simple touch. B&O refers to the BeoSound Essence as “a radically simple approach to accessing the ever-expanding … Continue Reading
Triad Speakers has now announced that they are shipping their new Nano OnWall LCR 3.0 loudspeaker. The Nano LCR is a single on-wall ensclosure that incorporates three-channel into a single passive soundbar loudspeaker. To complement today’s slimming HDTVs, Triad has made the Nano as slim as possible, in fact, it is Triad’s thinnest soundbar to … Continue Reading
YG Acoustics has annouced their latest loudspeaker – Hailey. On the heels of designing their flagship YG Acoustics Sonja loudspeaker, YG began developing the Hailey, a loudspeaker with the same performance ideals but at a more approachable price point. This new creation reflects YG Acoustics’ ”form follows function in excellent design” approach.
Aesthetically, there is a remarkable resemblance … Continue Reading
AKG, a Harman company, has just announced their new K812 reference headphones. The new K812 is an open-back design that has been optimized for clear and natural sound. The K812 uses an oversized 53mm driver for greater dynamic range – in fact, the highest dynamic range ever in an AKG headphone. The aluminum voice coil is copper-covered to extend high-frequency beyond the … Continue Reading
Gato Audio has just released their all-new PRD-3 preamplifier with low noise analogue circuitry, true 24-bit/192 Khz conversion and upsampling, plus an internal clock generator for ultra-low jitter. The analogue input stage connects to the inputs and built-in DAC with the output stage and adapts impedances, adjusts levels and switches signals. The input stage has … Continue Reading
Westone has announced that it will release the new Elite Series ES60 in-ear-monitor (IEM) at the NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants trade show.) The ES60 is Westone’s newest IEM in their Elite Series, which is designed by musicians for music professionals and audiophiles. Featured with the ES60 is True-Fit technology that involves custom made earpieces that are cast from actual impressions of … Continue Reading
These are small speakers with a big sound. Their size might lead you to think they are imaging champions with a limited maximum output and you’d be half right. Their imaging is near miraculous. If you close your eyes you really can’t tell where they are in the room. But despite their small size, just … Continue Reading
Balanced Music Concept (B.M.C.) Audio has just recently introduced a new entry-level loudspeaker – their PureVox speaker that was first shown at CES 2014 this month. The B.M.C. PureVox loudspeaker is a quasi-bi-polar that aims to dramatically improve sound-stage depth to the sides, for a more complete and realistic impression. The PureVox’s cabinet is constructed ao a single piece of extruded aluminum with … Continue Reading
The 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show has wrapped up once again and while last year’s show saw the effects of the economic downturn, this year’s show saw a return to grander times both in products showcased and announcements made. So what were some of the hottest trends and products at the 2014 CES? Last … Continue Reading