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Mono & Stereo - Sep 22, 2017
As requested, here is a massive 350+ photo report from the Sintonie High End Audio Show 2017 in Rimini, Italy....
The Vinyl Anachronist - Sep 22, 2017
Gotta admit that this CD didn't look promising when I first picked it up. This collection of slick, over-produced lite jazz tunes seemed a little too New-Age to me, its aim toward the ethereal far too forced. Even the title was a bit of a turn-off. Fly aw...
Audiopolitan - Sep 22, 2017
Mag-Lev Audio Turntable is a world’s first levitating turntable designed for people who appreciate high quality sound and innovative design. It comes with a Pre-Fitted tonearm and cartridge. This setup allows you to connect through phono in. Once yo...
VinylSavor - Sep 22, 2017
Hi!So far all 300B amps I built were mainly in portrait chassis as seen here and here or in tower style. Now I have a set of 300B monos in the work in the classic landscape shape.Here a few photos which give a preview how they are going to look like. Each...
Mono & Stereo - Sep 22, 2017
Quite a surprise! Some of the rooms at the Syntonia High End Audio show are by default acoustically treated. Side walls and ceilings have build in absorbing panels, that really helps with taming of the sound....
Two Good Ears - Sep 22, 2017
Great shot!... please notice: "con" (with), not "e" (and)......
Two Good Ears - Sep 22, 2017
My love for acoustic 12 strings guitars began many decades ago... even before Claudio Rocchi's Volo Magico n. 1, Shawn Philips' Collaborations, Faces and Contributions, where acoustic 12 strings was King, I heard one day an heavenly sound in the i...
The Absolute Sound - Sep 22, 2017
TAD ME1 loudspeaker $12,000 The Micro Evolution One (ME1) may be the smallest speaker in TAD’s Evolution lineup, but don’t call it reductionist. This three-way reflex design arguably has more heart and soul than its larger Evolution Series siblings, the C...
Enjoy The Music: News - Sep 22, 2017
Zesto Audio is pleased to announce their first audio accessory, the Andros Allasso Step Up Transformer ($2995). With an easy to use 10 position loading, there is also a 4 ratio-gain settings plus Mono and Stereo switch. Unlike most step up transformers (S...
Mono & Stereo - Sep 22, 2017
After five hours of driving I've arrived at the beautiful Palacongressi Di Rimini in Rimini. Show expands at the new congress hall with large hallways and plenty of rooms.Stay tuned for more soon......
Retro Vintage Modern Hi-Fi - Sep 22, 2017
How did she get those headphones hooked up to that turntable? http://www.itishifi.com...
Two Good Ears - Sep 22, 2017
Yes... they're more and more as everyone's most optimistic guessing... not only the amazing, famous Library of Congress, but they're many and a well-kept secret.... much worth browsing, indeed....
Two Good Ears - Sep 22, 2017
Sure Times they are a-changing, folks... and the famous magazine printed for eons in NYC ends its shiny story, publishing a Bob Dylan's '65 pix on the final paper cover.Looks like a sort-of military greeting or a sunlight annoyed Bob...... a hard ...
AV2DAY.com - Sep 22, 2017
Klispch’s Forte by Dick Tan Klipsch’s  Forte III Limited Edition seen here in its Black California Walnut and Lamb’s wool grille guise Since the introduction of the Limited Edition Series of its Heritage Speaker range which essentially compris...
AV2DAY.com - Sep 22, 2017
Panasonic Ups the Ante on UHD Blu-ray Players by Dick Tan Panasonic’s DMP-UB400. Designed for a higher  mass market appeal First announced during the Consumer Electronic Show earlier this year at Las Vegas, USA, Panasonic’s  latest range of ...
AV2DAY.com - Sep 22, 2017
Understanding 4K and HDR by Venoth Nair If you’re in the market for a new display which I hope is a nice big one, then you might be visually bombarded by the plethora of options available. This is while being drowned in terminologies for all the differe...
Two Good Ears - Sep 21, 2017
A hologram of Frank Zappa will go on tour next year, according a statement released today from the Zappa Family Trust.In the statement, co-trustee Ahmet Zappa is quoted as saying, "I’m thrilled that Frank Zappa will finally be going back out on tour playi...
The Absolute Sound - Sep 21, 2017
The following is a press release issued by TRPTK and Dutch & Dutch. September 21, 2017 - TRPTK and Dutch & Dutch will do a unique demonstration at XFI Premium Audio Show 2017. The audiophile music label and the manufacturer of a new generation of high-end...
The Absolute Sound - Sep 21, 2017
Rotel A14 integrated amplifier/DAC $1299 The astronomical prices of some current gear can overshadow the increasing number of moderately priced components that produce really enjoyable sound. Today’s sources include a number of digital and wireless device...
Mono & Stereo - Sep 21, 2017
The importance of power supplies for sophisticated equipment, such as Hi-Fi products, has long been recognized. The power socket to which we connect our Hi-Fi equipment provides an electron flow that is not always "clean", and this is obvious if we think ...
Mono & Stereo - Sep 21, 2017
Albedo team are already preparing their flagship speakers for the Sintonie High-End Video Exhibition, that starts tomorrow. I'll be there on Friday and Saturday to cover the show. Stay tuned......
Mono & Stereo - Sep 21, 2017
Acoustic Dream AG 1 Premium flagship power conditioner from Poland in final testing phase before the official premiere...Range of filtered frequenciesUt / 50 Hz / 5 mA / 2 sec1500 VACUR / 50 Hz250 VACCurrent max30 A / 70 oCFilter capacity40000 ?F / IR / 1...
Mono & Stereo - Sep 21, 2017
Got the t-shirt: total tape devotionIn my previous ramble I introduced you to Mike Valentine. Then again, chances are you knew of him already. To some, he’s a renowned underwater film cameraman credited on an enviable list of A-list movies. To others, he’...
Cheap Tube Audio - Sep 21, 2017
Click pics to enlarge. Top: Chez Jules I; R: Chez Jules II. Note the Studer A807 above the Koda K-10. On the small stand in front is the Thorens TD-125, beneath which is the Line Magnetic LM-123 buffer. In front, on the floor, is the challenger DIY preamp...
Enjoy The Music: News - Sep 21, 2017
As the very first paragraph of my review concerning the Premier 17LS preamplifier says, "Any true music loving audiophile worth their salt knows about the great products from conrad-johnson. It all began during the mid-seventies where two economists frien...
Enjoy The Music: News - Sep 21, 2017
According to the RIAA, during the first half of 2017 growth in revenues from music subscription streaming services continued to offset declines in traditional (physical, etc) unit based sales. Estimated retail revenues from recorded music in the United St...
audiofi.net - Sep 21, 2017
REVIEW: A veteran if somewhat jaded hifi hack is rejuvenated now... thanks to these German beauties, the Kii THREE active speakers....
Canada HiFi - Sep 20, 2017
Features inside this issue: Your Digital Dorm Room: 7 Tech Products to Help You Make It Through This School Year...
Mono & Stereo - Sep 20, 2017
For the past three years Nagra R&D Department, served by ten skilled and specialized audio engineers, worked on that project with the goal of creating the most revealing and engaging preamplifier in the world. This tube base dual-mono spared no expense or...
Mono & Stereo - Sep 20, 2017
Magico writes: "From the edgeless totally inert, enclosure to the new, high-efficiency tweeter, the new M6 is the most advanced dynamic loudspeaker ever built."Magico M6 speakers will debut on September 29. at the Tokyo International High_end Audio show.w...
Mono & Stereo - Sep 20, 2017
Open top MSB Technology Reference DAC for the Tokyo International Audio Show. Daniel Gullman will be heading out next week to show with AXISS corporation.www.msbtechnology.com...
Mono & Stereo - Sep 20, 2017
While traveling through The Hague, in The Netherlands, I visited Chattelin Audio Systems, owned by Peter Chattelin. Chattelin Audio Systems appears to be the highest-end audio store in The Hague. Chattelin features Magico, Wilson Audio and Vivid Audio ...
Mono & Stereo - Sep 20, 2017
Dalby Audio Design D-7 is still one of the most impressive tube preamplifiers ever created. Unreachable by most, but still a true work of art from the inside out......
The Vinyl Anachronist - Sep 20, 2017
The Flying Horse Big Band is a juggernaut from the University of Central Florida, a large ensemble of talented musicians who have released eight albums on their own label. This one, Big Man on Campus, pays homage to composer Harry Allen and includes both ...
Sound Perfection - Sep 20, 2017
Firstly I would like to thank Kinera and Penon audio for this sample, these received over 50hrs of burn-in before reviewing and no differences were noted.*disclaimer: This sample was provided for the purpose of writing a review, no incentive was given to ...
Mono & Stereo - Sep 20, 2017
Wow it's made - B by Bassocontinuo. Peek into the leather shop production...www.bassocontinuo.biz...
Mono & Stereo - Sep 20, 2017
The BEST300B DAC is the highest performance converter, forming a bridge between data sources like computers, streamers, music servers or CD transports and an amplifier. The DAC is the place where the "magic" of conversion from digits to music happens and ...
Two Good Ears - Sep 20, 2017
This little, great '70s tape-machines, a Crossfield design made in Norway by Tandberg is back home after recapping and cleaning and alignment.One of the very few pieces of gear my wife likes... loves, I'd dare;-)I like it as a lounge music machine...
Mono & Stereo - Sep 20, 2017
First exclusive photos of the all-new BFA Pure Line Ultimate ($ 105.000) tube preamplifier. More coming soon...www.beyondfrontiersaudio.com...
Mono & Stereo - Sep 20, 2017
How do you properly compare any new upgrades to the high-end audio cables? By scratching the head in deep contemplation, pulling out the listening notes? Well, the only proper way is to directly compare the old goods with the new ones. Geoff Merrigan from...
Mono & Stereo - Sep 20, 2017
Small, powerful and smart? New Burson Audio Play is a high-power headphone amplifier with over 2W per channel into 16ohm. It's a reference class DAC feature the ESS9018 DAC chip and Xmos USB receiver. Capable of playing back DSD256, DXD, 32bit / 384khz a...
Mono & Stereo - Sep 20, 2017
Interesting and intriguing cartridge from Siberia. Leonid Sinitsin's LSengineering MC4 Blackwood MC cartridge is a result of Mr. prolonged work and research. During the years he repaired many of the cartridges and discovered his own way...Needle Linecont...
The Absolute Sound - Sep 20, 2017
It’s like a postcard from Weird Old America. Working with compositional sources as diverse as Burt Bacharach (“Mexican Divorce”) and Blind Willie McTell (“Married Man’s a Fool”), roots-rock guitarist Ry Cooder stitches a folksy quilt that depicts a bold v...
Mono & Stereo - Sep 20, 2017
Photo session in progress for the new 2018 Fezz Audio catalog.www.fezzaudio.com...
Mono & Stereo - Sep 20, 2017
You can't start to play with MCap capacitors too early :). - Norbert Mundorf...
Two Good Ears - Sep 20, 2017
Luca's a maven, a circuits-wizard and his audio projects are truly remarkable...Riviera Labs is his last adventure... I heard about it from our common friend Loris, and, now, here it is.We'll hear about him more and more... I wish to him the inter...
Mono & Stereo - Sep 20, 2017
Amplifiers come in many different sizes these days and it can be quite difficult to find the perfectly sized amp stand to put yours on. Say hello to Harmonic Resolution Systems Inc. SXRC Amp Stand. Harmonic Resolution Systems Inc. designed this complement...
Mono & Stereo - Sep 20, 2017
Anyone (or at least most) being long enough in our beloved industry would agree how everything matters, when it comes to the high-end audio system. It always about the synergy and compatibility, but without proper "ingredients" setup can too quickly just ...
Two Good Ears - Sep 20, 2017
Cool......
Retro Vintage Modern Hi-Fi - Sep 20, 2017
Ok so beyond the absurdity of what they are doing to these pigs what the hell is the driver in the picure. That driver is beyond massive next to his hand? http://www.itishifi.com...