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  • Magnat Signature Edelstein Loudspeakers Reviewed

    “Wonderful loudspeakers that deserve to be front and centre of a two-channel system. These are mini speakers with a massive sound and which represent something unusual in audio – genuine value for money.”

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  • Should You Get a Surround Sound System?

    “There’s plenty of quality content available in surround sound for music and movies. Why not take advantage of it?”

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  • Moon To Showcase New 891 Network Player/Preamplifier And 861 Power Amplifier At AXPONA

    April 4, 2024 (Montreal, Canada) – MOON will be showcasing an incredible reference system at this year’s Axpona. The new MOON 861 power amplifier and MOON 891 network player/preamplifier will make their US show debut and will combine with MOON’s 810LP phono amp, 820S power supply, and a Clearaudio Concept Signature turntable to deliver an…

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  • Review: Pylon Audio Diamond 25 mkII Loudspeaker

    “It’s a completely new, vastly superior design that I hope heralds a new direction for Pylon Audio.”

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  • Focal Launches the Aria Evo X Line

    Las Vegas (CES) – January 9, 2024 – Focal presents Aria Evo X, a line of high-fidelity loudspeakers for the home to follow in the footsteps of the Aria 900 range, which has enjoyed a decade of success. With revamped technologies and a brand-new finish, the Aria Evo X loudspeakers step it up another notch…

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  • Monitor Audio’s Creator series launched!

    Monitor Audio redefines custom installation with new Creator series.

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  • Introducing Focal’s new Theva line of loudspeakers

    Designed for your first foray into pure high-fidelity sound. Axpona (Shaumburg, IL) – April 12, 2023 – Focal introduces Theva; a new range of loudspeakers combining pure hi-fi sound, design and accessibility. Renowned for its savoir-faire in sound, the French brand has designed, developed and manufactured the six-model range to span the spectrum of Hi-Fi…

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  • KEF launches trailblazing THX® Certified architectural speakers

    Innovative technology offers unrivalled home cinematic experiences. Marlboro, NJ – March 16th 2023: Create the ultimate home cinema experience with the latest additions to KEF’s impressive architectural speaker range: the Ci5160REFM-THX and the Ci3160REFM-THX. The Ci5160REFM-THX is the first THX® Certified Dominus speaker from KEF, and the Ci3160REFM-THX is THX® Certified Ultra for high-impact cinema…

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  • KEF releases latest generation R Series

    Now featuring the ground-breaking Metamaterial Absorption Technology (MAT™) Marlboro, NJ – February 7, 2023: Once again, KEF is redefining soundscapes with the latest generation of the R Series HiFi Speakers, now featuring the ground-breaking Metamaterial Absorption Technology (MATTM). The R Series is an exceptional seven-model range engineered to provide superior performance with more detail, deeper…

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  • Focal releases its Vestia line of loudspeakers

    CES, Las Vegas – January 5, 2023 – The French brand Focal expands its collection of home loudspeakers with Vestia. This new line comprises five models and has been designed to provide high quality music enjoyment and Home Cinema experiences delivered by Focal’s renowned savoir-faire in acoustic. The brand which is recognized by the French…

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  • “No, I have the best system in the world!” #9: A Bucharest Audiophile’s Quest for Perfect Sound

    “Then, five years ago, I visited a store to buy cheap speaker cables for my home cinema, and, out of curiosity, I listened to a modest hi-fi setup there—I don’t think it cost more than $5000. I was blown away. From there, I spiralled into the high-end.”

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  • In Search of audio at CEDIA Expo 2022

    Long ago are the days when CEDIA could be considered, among other things, a high-end audio industry show. Now it’s mostly for designers, sellers, and installers of various home and commercial electronics products that revolve around home automation—the Smart Home segment.

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  • “No, I have the best system in the world!” #5: Crafting an Audiophile’s Dream in a Split-Level House

    Be forewarned: If your stomach knots in pain at the very thought of expensive, high-end audio cabling or AC conditioning products, you may want to bypass this article, which contains many references to such items. Ditto, if you’re averse to systems costing comfortably in the six figures, such as the one that is the subject…

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