By Al Griffin | Apr 4, 2017 With the Triton Reference, GoldenEar Technology has delivered their finest loudspeaker yet. It looks great, sounds great, and represents an exceptional value in high-end audio. When I reviewed GoldenEar Technology’s debut loudspeaker, the Triton Two, shortly after the company launched in 2010, co-founder/president/polymath Sandy Gross indicated that it would be the first of many to come. He wasn’t exaggerating. New entries arrived thereafter in quick succession, including powered

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Written by Al Griffin | Created: 01 February 2017 If you followed our live coverage of the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show on SoundStage! Global, it should come as no surprise to hear that CES 2017 was a disappointment for the high-end audio industry. While other media outlets waffled concerning the merits of CES -- or dodged the issue altogether -- SoundStage! Editor-in-Chief Jeff Fritz wasted no time in labeling it a “graveyard.” The next day,

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by Chris Martens | Jan 24, 2017 In a break with past practice, where Hi-Fi+ coverage efforts at CES and other shows have been both exhaustive and, to be honest, exhausting (as is, “Man, that’s a lot of gear to cover in not enough space…”), Editor Alan Sircom and I decided to narrow things down a bit and focus on what we regarded as the Top 10 new products (or groups of products) we saw and

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  As has seemingly become the case with each new product introduction, there was once again just so much great press from CES this year. Audiophiles (both the press and attendees) were simply blown away with Sandy's demo of the new Triton Reference Tower. Here are a few excerpts and snippets from some of the MANY reviewers' comments that were posted during and after our CES introduction of these spectacular new speakers.   CES 2017

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That Sinking Feeling by Neil Gader | Jan 13th, 2017 CES 2017 and its often-fractious relationship with the high end might very well be encapsulated by the Bob Dylan lyric, “It's not dark yet, but it’s gettin' there.” The decline in exhibitors at the Venetian (as many as thirty to forty by some estimates) was striking. Not to mention the unexplained appearance of vendors like the AARP and Simmons Bedding on the thirtieth floor–well, the less said

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