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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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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03 Jul 2019 | Karim Salamoun Sounds Inc. has supplied and installed a mobile audio system in the Franco-Lebanese Lycée located in Nabatiyeh, Lebanon. The system supplied included some passive speakers, a power amplifier, a mixer, and some wireless

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Art Dudley | Aug 24, 2018 It was like going from a screening of 2001: A Space Odyssey to a lecture by Stanley Kubrick: at a press event centered around the North American premiere of Hegel's new flagship integrated amplifier, the H590 ($US11,000/$CAD13,500), the company's founder and chief designer, Bent Holter, stood before the audience and began by offering a few basic facts about the amp. Then, just a few minutes into his talk, the youthful Holter seemed inspired,

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27. August 2018 | HifiPig Quad has replaced the original Artera Play source component with a new version called the Artera Play+. Like its predecessor, which launched in 2015, the Play+ is a CD player, DAC and preamplifier combined in a single compact chassis. But while its form is familiar, the ‘plus’ suffix denotes a range of improvements that broadens functionality. The first addition is the inclusion of aptX Bluetooth, enabling users to pair smartphones,

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By Hi-Fi Choice | May 2017 Classic hi-fi brand, Quad hasn't forgotten how to innovate as Ed Selley discovers from this luxury set of components I'm not much of a gambler, but I'd be willing to bet that for some readers, a Quad Beautiful System should have a pair of electrostatic speakers fronted by something valve based.After all, this is what the company is best known for. With these products casting a long shadow, it

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