Audiophil-Online | 17 Sep 2018 Yokohama, Japan | 2018 – The DP-750 is a new addition to the highly acclaimed Accuphase lineup of quality SA-CD Players. The supreme integrated SA-CD/CD player DP-750 accurately reads SA-CD information and brings out the full splendor of great musical performances. Quiet and ultra-smooth disc loading mechanism combined with a high-rigidity, high-precision SA-CD/CD drive extracts the full scope of the recorded information. The innovative MDSD (Multiple Double Speed DSD) D/A converter

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Audiophil-Online | 24 Oct 2018 Yokohama, Japan | 2018 – The A-75 is a new addition to the highly acclaimed Accuphase lineup of quality Stereo Power Amplifiers. Instrumentation amplifier topology using discrete semiconductors realizes ideal gain allocation. Balanced Remote Sensing optimizes efficiency of negative feedback. 10-parallel push-pull configuration in power amplification stage. The overall result is outstanding S/N ratio and amazingly high damping factor. Furthermore, constant-voltage drive handles even drastic speaker impedance fluctuations with ease. Power

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McIntosh Announcement | 30 Sep 2019     Bring home theater dreams to life with the sound quality and power only McIntosh can deliver. McIntosh is proud to announce the new MC257 7-Channel Power Amplifier. Bring home theater dreams to life with the new McIntosh MC257 7-Channel Power Amplifier. Experience the latest blockbusters and favorite movies at home like never before with the sound quality and power only McIntosh can deliver.   The MC257 is highlighted

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The Occasional Magazine | Summer 2019   They’re big. That’s the first impression one gets sitting in front of the GoldenEar Triton Reference loudspeakers. Physicality, writ large. Turning them on (and up) only reinforces that impression. The disconnect comes immediately: “Wait, how much did you say these things cost?!?” Modern marketing tells us, repeatedly and relentlessly, that “the more expensive a thing is, the better that thing is”. At this point, consumers have completely accepted

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Audiophil-Online | 14 May 2018 Ortofon MC Century Cartridge The MC Century represents the absolute top of Moving Coil cartridges. This state of the art product is truly exemplary of the highest degree of performance possible in contemporary analogue playback technology. The MC Century represents numerous Ortofon design elements and ideals: The housing and the body of the cartridge are made in Titanium with SLM technique. High performance iron-cobalt alloy is applied for some parts of the magnet

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Paul Rigby | 21 Sep 2018 The new 6000A amp includes a DAC, Bluetooth, phono amp and headphone amps plus more An ES9018 Sabre32 Reference chip is included, utilising ESS Technology’s 32bit HyperStream architecture and Time Domain Jitter Eliminator. The amp’s four S/PDIF digital inputs – two coaxial and two optical – handle hi-res PCM data up to 24bit/192kHz with digital filters: Fast Roll-Off, Slow Roll-Off and Minimum Phase. Bluetooth connectivity is also included. The 6000A’s discrete

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Audiophil-Online | 12 Dec 2018 Yokohama, Japan | 2018 – The E-650 is a new addition to the highly acclaimed Accuphase lineup of quality Stereo Power Amplifiers. Innovative engineering and top-grade parts and materials come together in this product featuring the superb Balanced AAVA type volume control and a triple parallel arrangement of power MOS-FETs in the output stage. The power amplifier section employs the latest instrumentation amplifier configuration for balanced signal transmission, resulting in an

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Quad Artera Solus | Year Book 2018 Review Quad Artera Solus – So far, Quad's Artera family has comprised the play+ combined CD transport, DAC and preamp and the Stereo power amp. Now all of these elements (plus streaming) are fitted into a chassis having the same proportions as the other components in the Artera range. Products promoted as fine examples of industrial design can often appear as stark and cold and the Solus certainly first with

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QUAD have just announced the QUAD Vena II integrated amplifier, with built in DAC and Bluetooth streaming.     Music in the blood Quad upgrades the versatile Vena integrated amplifier to deliver an even richer specification with pure musicality coursing through its circuits Quad, the distinguished British audio brand, is launching a new version of one of its most popular products of recent years – the Vena integrated amplifier. The new Vena II builds upon

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Written by SoundStage! Hi-Fi Editors | Jun 1, 2019 In Doug Schneider’s May 2019 review of the GoldenEar Technology Triton One.R loudspeaker ($5,999.98/pair), he repeatedly referred to its bigger, more expensive sibling, the Triton Reference ($8,499.98/pair at time of review, now $8,999.98/pair), which he’d reviewed in November 2017. GoldenEar’s flagship Reference model is the source of most of their latest technology that has trickled down into the One.R. The Reference is very tall (58” with base),

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