Benjamin Mayo | 22Apr2016 I love the concept of streaming music around the home. There are a lot of great wireless Bluetooth speakers for wireless music on the move, but it’s still unclear what to choose for a static home environment. Apple’s answer is AirPlay, but it has flaws: no multi-room support from iOS devices, limited adoption by speaker manufacturers, and spotty reliability at best. I’ve been trying an AirPlay alternative, called Play-Fi, which is a competing industry technology

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What Hi-Fi? | 19 Jul 2019 Easy-going and well made entry-level floorstanders To the UK-based audiophile, Wharfedale needs little introduction. The game-changing Diamond speaker series from 1981 still tops the firm’s product list today – albeit in its 11th iteration. But here, we’re testing an even more budget-conscious line in Wharfedale’s arsenal. Compatibility (Image credit: Wharfedale) The D300 Series has been designed to run concurrently with the Diamond 11 range. According to Wharfedale, it harnesses

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Brent Butterworth | 13 Jul 2015 Listening to the new GoldenEar Technology Triton Five tower speaker took me back to a day about 24 years ago when I was an editor at Video magazine. Home theater was just starting to happen, and one of the most interesting of the half-dozen or so purpose-built home theater speaker systems available at that time came from Definitive Technology, a new company led by a guy named Sandy Gross.

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Expert Reviews | 28 Nov 2019 Sasha Muller | Nov 2019 – Q Acoustics' 3010i and 3020i bookshelf speakers punch way above their weight – the sound quality is seriously impressive for the price. Instruments spread wide and deep, and there's more punch and impact than the old non 'i' models could muster. You just don't expect such a huge sound to come out of such compact boxes. The 3010i are the smaller of the two,

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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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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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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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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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01 Jul 2019 | Karim Salamoun   Sounds Inc. installs sounds systems in 2 UNICEF laboratories. One located in Sibline, Chouf; and the other in Tripoli. The system supplied included speakers, a power amplifier, microphones, and

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