More News - 2015

Magico unveiled Mk II versions of their S1 and S5 S-Series loudspeakers.

The company announced the S1 Mk II and the S5 Mk II, both models featuring distilled elements of Magico's most recent and groundbreaking engineering accomplishments which are found in the S7 loudspeaker.

Mini but quite powerful. The Tangent Ampster BT.

The new Tangent Ampster BT brings your old passive speakers back to life. It is a compact amplifier with multiple input options including Bluetooth streaming and easy control via the stylish remote.

Wharfedale proves good things come in small packages with the DX-1SE 5.1 system.

New 5.1 home cinema package from world-renowned loudspeaker specialist is stylish, compact and delivers engrossing surround sound, yet its price remains reasonable!

VinylPlay turntable now has a shelf to rely on!

Flexson is giving vinyl lovers a safer, more stylish base on which to spin their beloved records, with the launch of the VinylPlay Turntable Shelf.

Denon launched Network AV Receiver AVR-X6200W.

Born from the company’s new 2015 AVR X Series with “Blockbusting 3D Sound”, the new AVR-X6200W features ultimate build quality, outstanding features and the finest in Denon audio quality.

Big on performance, smaller on space: the new Magneplanar 0.7.

What do you do if you covet Magnepan’s soaring loudspeakers but don’t have the largest of listening rooms? “We hear you”, said Magnepan. Enter the new 0.7 (point seven), a scaled down version of the brand’s acclaimed 1.7 model.

LIO: A modular audio system from Vinnie Rossi.

LIO is a modular audio system you can shape, upgrade and evolve to fulfill your changing audio needs. Available modules include a tube preamplifier, DAC, phono stage, headphone amplifier and, although there are four ready to buy components including the full-featured LIO Deluxe, you can always make your own custom, long-term solution!

Klipsch expands the flagship X Series headphones.

Klipsch announced the expansion and launch of its X Series headphones complete with the all-new X20i, X12i, XR8i hybrid and X6i models. Each X Series model is equipped with patented oval ear tips for which Klipsch is known, providing endless hours of comfortable wear.

B&O celebrates their first 90 years with the most innovative loudspeaker to date.

The new BeoLab 90 is a state-of-the-art loudspeaker for the uncompromising sound enthusiast. The intelligent landmark loudspeaker from Bang & Olufsen delivers an ultimate sound experience no matter the circumstances.

Grimm Audio announced a major LS1 software update.

Grimm Audio announced a major update of the PC & Mac control software for their acclaimed LS1 playback system. The update focuses on improving the user experience, but also adds new functionality.

Totem Acoustic presents the ARC digital amplifier.

Totem Acoustic launched its first Kickstarter campaign to initiate production for the primary series of the new ARC digital amplifier.

Bryston introduced compact phono preamps.

Analog resurgence drives the consumer demand for compact high-performance phono preamps, therefore it is not a surprise that Bryston has announced the introduction of four high performance compact analog solutions for vinyl enthusiasts—three phono stage preamplifiers and a matching outboard power supply.

JBL Everest: Bluetooth-enabled headphones feature NXTGen active noise canceling technology.

Harman introduced the new JBL Everest series, a line of five wireless headphones including around-ear, on-ear and in-ear styles, which gives music lovers an advanced and wide-ranging feature package.

Linn, unveiled Series 5, two stylish new systems offering a unique solution for music in the home.

Created as part of an exciting collaboration with some of the most respected names in fashion and design, Series 5 music systems deliver world-class sound in a package that offers previously unachievable levels of personalization.

Bose announced next-generation SoundTouch wireless systems with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.

With millions of people streaming music every day, Bose ushers in a new era for playing it all at home with its next-generation SoundTouch wireless music systems.

A classic reborn: 8300A is the best integrated amplifier Audiolab has ever made.

Audiolab, one of Britain’s most revered audio brands, has redesigned its most famous component to deliver an entirely new level of performance. The 8300A is the latest in a long line of Audiolab integrated amplifiers that began in 1983 with the 8000A – one of the most influential British audio products of all time.

KEAS announced the premium ceramic Bluetooth loudspeaker MOV1.

KEAS launched Bluetooth speaker MOV1, the world's only premium ceramic Bluetooth loudspeaker crafted in the Korean ceramic tradition, in collaboration with Zenhakook, a global leader in ceramics technologies.

Perreaux introduced their SR58 top class loudspeaker.

According to the press release, the SR58 is a no-compromise loudspeaker solution, designed to perfectly compliment Perreaux's high performance amplifier range, a 3 way bass reflex floor-standing design that behaves as a true point source.

Sony launches ES receiver designed for next generation home entertainment.

Sony has announced the STR-ZA5000ES, a new 9-channel ES receiver which has been specifically designed to serve as the centerpiece for "next generation" home entertainment systems.

Philharmonia: An active loudspeaker from Amadeus and Jean Nouvel.

Philharmonia is a very high definition monitoring system combining innovation and technology, with timeless beauty and a pristine sonic character, initially created specifically for the Philharmonie de Paris recording and mastering studios, but now available for any use in the home or studio.

Brooklyn: Mytek's new DAC-Headphone Amp-Phono/Line Preamplifier.

Brooklyn is a reference USB2 DAC, line and phono analog preamplifier and a reference headphone amplifier which integrates both digital and vinyl hi-res playback for reference listening on headphones and monitor loudspeakers.

KEF's EGG wireless digital music system.

Iconic compact design, completely revamped with built-in amplification and DAC, Bluetooth aptX, high-resolution input and the best of KEF’s legendary acoustic engineering are behind the new EGG, a versatile and high-fidelity iteration of the company’s iconic "egg" compact loudspeaker.

Steinway Lyngdorf's P200 Surround Sound Processor and SDA-2400 amplifier.

During Cedia Expo 2015, Steinway Lyngdorf officially launched the Model P200 surround sound processor and the SDA-2400 power amplifier. According to the information published, both are game changing products, the first offering support of every audio format, including Dolby Atmos and the second being a switch-mode design with both digital and analog inputs.

HDMI Licensing launched Premium HDMI Cable certification program.

The program will help ensure that consumers, who will connect their devices with these cables, can enjoy the full potential of the 4K/UltraHD experience with the latest feature-rich content by encompassing additional and enhanced HDMI cable testing as well as comprehensive anti-counterfeiting labeling.

Galileo: Gold Note's first audio rack.

The first Gold Note audio rack is named after Galileo, in honor of the Florentine genius born in the mid of 1500s, probably the most illuminated physicist, mathematician, astronomer and engineer of the 2nd millennium.

Wadia unveiled their new di322 digital audio decoder.

Supporting DSD64, DSD128 and DSD256 music files via a USB port, the di322 digital audio decoder keeps Wadia at the forefront of digital music playback by adding expanded support for high fidelity DSD files to the Wadia line.

Sonos introduced Trueplay tuning software and new flagship PLAY:5 smart loudspeaker.

With Trueplay, millions of listeners can easily tune their existing Sonos speakers to optimize the sound no matter where the speaker is placed, while the new PLAY:5, elegantly designed from the inside out, delivers the purest, deepest, most vibrant sound yet from Sonos.

Sennheiser unveiled the successor to the legendary Orpheus headphones system.

With the successor to the legendary Orpheus, Sennheiser is presenting new high-end headphones that offer an unprecedented audio experience. The electrostatic headphone system combines to perfection the most innovative technology with carefully selected, luxurious materials and highest quality craftsmanship.

DRA-100: Full digital network receiver from Denon.

The elegant DRA-100 Network Amplifier features a sleek aluminum body and two-tone design, boasts a 2x70W digital amplifier with Advanced AL32 Processing, network streaming capabilities, gap-less playback and, of course high resolution audio.

Zesto Audio unveiled the Eros 300 monoblock power amps based on KT88 tubes.

Zesto Audio announced the launch of their newest product, the Eros 300 monoblock amplifier, a design that has plenty of power to drive your loudspeakers with six KT88 and two 12AU7 tubes, producing 150 Watts of pure Class A power.

Polk Audio introduced Omni S6.

Polk Audio has announced its newest wireless streaming speaker: the Omni S6. Joining the Omni Collection, the Omni S6 is ideal for medium- to large-sized rooms, and produces astonishingly loud, rich and room-filling sound for a single stereo speaker.

C1100, C52 and C47: McIntosh Laboratory released three new preamplifiers.

McIntosh announced the launch of three new preamplifiers – the C1100, C52 and C47. Handcrafted at their Binghamton, NY factory, each product combines the best-in-class audio performance of the legendary McIntosh Reference System with the latest in technological development.

Arcam's new AVR products support Dolby Atmos and feature Dirac's room correction.

Arcam unveiled the AVR550 and AVR850, their first Dolby Atmos AV receivers. The new models feature seven HDMI 2.0a inputs with HDCP2.2, as well as the high-end room correcting technology from Dirac Research and high-resolution 24/192 playback support.

Classé unveiled the MONO, a new monoblock amplifier in Sigma series.

The Sigma MONO broadens the appeal of the Sigma range with a powerful amplifier, conservatively rated at 350W into 8 ohms and 700W into 4 ohms, which delivers all the benefits of Classé’s proprietary Sigma amplifier designs in an even higher performance package.

Sony Electronics launched High Dynamic Range video support on 2015 4K Ultra HD TVs.

Sony brings HDR compatibility to an expanded range of 4K Ultra HD TVs - enabling vivid, rich colors and a more lifelike picture for HDR compatible content from supported streaming services, such as Amazon Video.

Dynaudio unveiled their new Emit series.

The new Dynaudio Emit series is the latest model range from Dynaudio and was conceived as an entry-level, high quality loudspeaker series that incorporates an extraordinary level of technical innovation and performance capabilities in an attractive package which is suitable to most amplifiers.

Yamaha MusicCast unites Hi-Fi and Home Theater with wireless multi-room simplicity.

Yamaha's MusicCast is a new way to bring music to every room in a home wirelessly with control provided by a simple app. Designed to easily work with an existing home Wi-Fi network, MusicCast offers access to a huge range of audio content from virtually any source.

Bryston unveiled BDA-3, a DSD-capable high-performance D/A Converter.

Bryston has announced the introduction of the BDA-3 digital to analog converter, the company’s highest resolution DAC to date. Target MSRP for the BDA-3 is $3495 USD with a delivery date to authorized dealers of November 1st, 2015.

BeoSound Moment, the intelligent and playful music system that matches your mood.

BeoSound Moment is an intelligent and intuitive wireless music system that integrates your music collection and services into one in a very interesting way -to say the least. Experience the world’s first touch-sensitive wood interface and enjoy a new single point of entry to the world of music, taking into account your personal mood of the moment.

Grimm Audio LS1 surround system installed at Concertgebouw Amsterdam.

Upon request of a team of top class sound engineers, Grimm Audio developed a special version of their acclaimed reference monitor system LS1 for the studio of the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.

Denon announced new HEOS HomeCinema: A wireless soundbar and subwoofer system.

Denon announced the new HEOS HomeCinema wireless soundbar and subwoofer system, the latest in the evolution of the HEOS wireless multi-room sound system. The HEOS HomeCinema upgrades the sound of any flat TV while also working as a powerful speaker set for the HEOS wireless music system.

Gold Note unveiled New 1000 Series.

The new 1000 series of electronics designed by Gold Note feature a unique modular design and high-class aesthetics created by Stefano Bonifazi the result being an exclusive line of products that -for now- includes a CD player and a power amplifier.

Columbus: New loudspeaker series with active compensation from Casta Acoustics.

The well-known manufacturer recently released details about a new loudspeaker series which includes active compensation technology in the low-frequency region in an attempt to achieve both high sensitivity and a good low-end response.

Dali unveiled new Opticon loudspeaker series.

The new Dali Opticon replaces the DALI Ikon MKII, featuring technologies derived from the Rubicon and Epicon. The new series consists of seven models ranging from a compact stand-mount to floorstanding and including a slim wall-mount model and a center-channel loudspeaker as well.

DVDO introduced Platinum 4K Ultra HD HDMI 2.0a PrimePass cables

DVDO announced the availability of new Platinum 4K Ultra HD HDMI 2.0a PrimePass cables to deliver highest performance and bandwidth, supporting 4K/60 resolution up to 18Gbps.

Enigmacoustics unveiled hybrid electrostatic headphones and headphone amplifier.

Well known for their self-biased electrostatic technology, Enigmacoustics recently published some details about a SBESL headphone system, the Dharma D-1000, and for an accompanying amplifier, the Athena A1, as well.

micro–USB3.0: A new top-class USB power supply solution from iFi.

The all-new micro iUSB3.0 represents the next generation of advanced computer audio technology featuring Active Noise Cancellation+; REclock; REbalance and REgenerate whilst still retaining and improving upon the original PowerStation / PowerStation+ which was at the heart of the success of its predecessor.

HP30: A new headphone in NAD's Viso series.

NAD announced another high-resolution model in their VISO Series, the HP30 on-ear headphone, a lightweight, folding, on-ear design for superb comfort, compact size and convenience for music lovers on-the-go.

Synergistic Research unveiled some new and interesting products.

The latest Synergistic Research products include the SR Atmosphere headphone cables, the HT Carbon headphone transducer, the new Core UEF cable series, new PHTs and -last but not least- the Galileo LE Digital Cable.

Parrot introduced Zik 3, their newest generation of wireless headphones.

Zik reinvents itself with an improved design, wireless charging, Hi-Fi quality in USB, and smart noise canceling, finished with shiny Croco, Leather-grain or Over-stitched effects in tremendously trendy colors.

Μ2Τech's new Evo Two series.

M2Tech recently announced a series of new products named Evo Two. The new series includes the hiFace Evo Two USB digital interface, the Evo Clock Two Word/Master Clock and a new, external power supply, the Evo Supply Two.

Bowers & Wilkins unveiled the 800 Series Diamond.

For almost 40 years, generation after generation of the 800 Series from Bowers & Wilkins has set a standard other loudspeakers strive to follow. Now, on the advent of the company’s 50th anniversary, the new 800 Series Diamond attempts to redefine what is possible from a Hi-Fi loudspeaker.

Yamaha A-S1100 aspires to take audiophiles' passion for music and sound to the next level.

Yamaha introduced the A-S1100 integrated amplifier, the ideal centerpiece for a true audiophile Hi-Fi system that integrates exclusive technologies found in the company’s highly-acclaimed flagship A-S3000 and A-S2100 models.

New British Hi-Fi company Kleio Audio unveiled their first amplifiers.

After three years in development, Kent based manufacturer Kleio Audio is launching with the introduction of its first range of high quality electronics. The K1 series is designed to engage with audio and music enthusiasts to make them want to re–connect with their music collection and reconsider the importance of a high-end audio solution.

Kenwood extends the musical experience outside the vehicle with new headphones.

During this year's CES, the well known manufacturer of connected multimedia systems and car audio components unveiled three sets of headphones—two in-ear and an over-the-ear model. Now, finally, Kenwood announced that all three models are available and shipping to retailers.

Rega unveiled the Queen special edition turntable.

Rega recently unveiled the "Queen by Rega" custom turntable after been approached by legendary rock band Queen to produce a limited edition (fully licensed) product to coincide with the release of their 18 piece 180g vinyl LP box-set containing all 15 hit studio albums sourced from the original master tapes mastered by Bob Ludwig and cut at Abbey Road studios.

Denon announced new HEOS Drive.

Denon recently announced the new HEOS Drive network multi-room amplifier, the latest addition to the HEOS wireless multi-room sound system. This powerful four-zone, eight-channel multi-room amplifier covers all HEOS zones with a single 2U tall, rack mountable chassis—ideal for custom installers.

Polk Audio Expands T Series Line of loudspeakers.

Polk Audio announced the launch of its newest T Series Loudspeakers—a collection of floor standing tower, center channel and bookshelf speakers harnessing the brand's renowned audio performance and authentic design.

HA75: Hafler's tube-based headphone amplifier.

The Hafler HA75 is a vintage inspired headphone amplifier that has been meticulously designed to produce Hafler’s legendary sound quality while adding excitement and character of a real tube circuit to optimize the listening experience.

Yamaha unveiled their CX-A5100 flagship preamp.

The CX-A5100 Aventage-series preamp adds several key features over its well-admired predecessor, the CX-A5000, including compatibility with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, dual XLR subwoofer outlets, built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, as well as full support of 4K video with HDCP 2.2 compatible HDMI.

LG unveiled their first curved sound bar.

The premium LG Music Flow Wireless Curved Sound Bar (LAS855M) has been artfully designed with a graceful curve, made to add a dramatic design aesthetic to any home while pairing elegantly with curved-screen televisions.

Denon's AH-GC20 wireless headphones.

Featuring the latest Bluetooth 4.0 Dual Mode wireless technologies including Advanced Audio Coding (AAC), the AH-GC20 over-ear headphones eliminate the need for a cable, communicating wirelessly with your smartphone, tablet and portable music player.

Analogy Records: A new reel to reel record label is born!

These are, obviously, happy times for anyone who loves analog tape machines! Analogy Records is a newborn reel to reel record label, the world's first to produce contemporary artists in its own recording studio, distributing original master tapes!

Clearaudio Concept turntable now available in four editions, including new Concept Wood.

The Clearaudio Concept turntable has been an undisputed success, winning an impressive set of awards as well as being an international bestseller for the German brand. Now, the new Concept "Wood" option takes the range even further both visually and sonically.

MOON Neo 230HAD headphone amplifier/DSD DAC and line stage from Simaudio.

The Neo 230HAD is a headphone amplifier, a DAC and a line-stage preamplifier all housed in one very stylish package. Simaudio states that the possibilities are endless both for the headphone lover who desires a unique personal listening experience, and the computer user who looks for the perfect desktop solution...

The new Rossini network player/DAC from dCS.

dCS recently announced its new Rossini series, a premium-priced complete digital front end that replaces Puccini in the dCS range. Rossini comes in two versions – the £15,000 Rossini DAC and £18,000 Rossini Player.

Quad unveiled new S loudspeaker series featuring a ribbon tweeter.

Quad’s latest loudspeaker range, the S Series, sports a custom ribbon tweeter, just in time for their 79th anniversary, paying homage to their first loudspeaker that, back to 1949, was also fitted with a ribbon

Pioneer introduced new Dolby Atmos enabled SC-91 Elite AV Receiver.

Pioneer introduced its new SC-91 Elite SC receiver, featuring support for Dolby Atmos, MCACC Pro and a Class D3 amplifier for simultaneous high-power output on all channels.

Denon added DCD-50 CD Player to its Design Series.

Following the successfully introduced PMA-50 Stereo Amplifier, the matching DCD-50 CD Player will now complete the series that has been created for serious Hi-Fi listeners looking for a compact and high quality design.

New line of 2015 Blu-ray Disc players from Sony, now available

Introduced for the first time during this year's CES, the 2015 Sony Blu-ray Disc players – models BDP-S6500, BDP-S5500, BDP-S3500 and BDP-S1500 – are packed with features to enhance the viewing experience, including Miracast, PS Now and enhanced streaming and app capabilities.

Sphear: Focal’s DNA in a unique pair of headphones.

Focal, the French loudspeaker manufacturer, has developed its first in-ear headphones starting from first principles. The result: Sphear breaks with conventions and proves that high-fidelity in-ear headphones can be used for hours without discomfort.

Gold Note unveiled details for three new turntables.

The company from Italy, recently published some details about three new turntables, the Mediterraneo, the Giglio and the Valore Plus 425.

Marantz introduced NR1506, NR1606 Slim Design A/V Receivers and SR5010 full-size A/V Receiver.

The NR1606 and NR1506 are exclusively built for design and space-conscious home theater enthusiasts, while the new SR5010 comes with features for more advanced users. All come with the latest in audio and video technology, paired with wireless connectivity, total ease-of-use and energy-conscious performance.

Dali unveiled the Zensor Pico loudspeaker.

Finding space for high quality speakers is not always an easy task. Finding the room for traditional Hi-Fi speakers in the living room, bedroom or kids room is always a balance between performance and size. Dali, now, has the solution to this problem, with the Pico.

Pro-Ject's new MaiA DS Amplifier.

According to Heinz Lichtenegger, President of Pro-Ject Audio Systems, you can minimize the size of outer casing without loosing performance quality, and normal music lovers will be more interested in products which are compact and powerful. The MaiA DS amp is his new proposal for such customers.

Geneva unveiled the Aerosphere Music System.

Geneva’s luxury AeroSphere music system blends exclusive design with inclusive multiroom connectivity for serious music lovers… Controlled via app or handset, AeroSphere is a multi-source, multi-room music system comprising wireless active speakers in two sizes together with an optional network connected entertainment module.

Naim Audio announced updates to their network players software.

Naim updated its network players with enhanced functionality. The software update includes Bluetooth (aptX), DSD, BBC HLS playback and improved multiroom capabilities.

Magico unveiled the S-Sub, a subwoofer for the S-Series.

Alon Wolf and his team of engineers announced a new addition to the award-winning S-Series line – the S-SUB. Following the success of the Q-Sub 15 /18 the new S-SUB expands the sound dimension capabilities of any Magico S-Series loudspeaker with thundering low bass frequency reinforcement.

Top-selling Yamaha RX-V Series of Network AV Receivers expands music streaming with Bluetooth and 4K Ultra HD.

Yamaha introduced its 2015 RX-V Series network AV receivers, including the 7.2-channel RX-V779, RX-V679 and RX-V579, as well as the 5.1-channel RX-V479. All four feature full 4K Ultra HD connectivity with HDMI 2.0 and support HDCP 2.2 for the enjoyment of 4K video content.

Sony unveiled new premium home audio products with 4K support.

Sony Electronics announced four new Sound Bars – the HT-ST9, HT-NT3, HT-CT780, and HT-CT380, as well as the STR-DN860 and STR-DN1060 A/V Receivers, allowing consumers to elevate the home audio experience with simplicity and powerful performance.

New look and a complete database for classical and jazz music in the MusiCHI Suite Version 5.0.

The player now includes a skin engine, with 20 different skins to choose from, and a complete catalog of compositions of the 125 most popular classical music composers, over 12,000 classical music performers and over 165,000 jazz music performers with their instruments.

King's Audio M-03 portable headphone amp.

Well known for their big King Sound headphone amps, King's Audio unveiled, during Munich's High End show, a small portable amplifier code-named M-03 which is suitable for use with both electrodynamic and electrostatic headphones.

Easy-to-Use Onkyo AVRs deliver Next-Gen Home Entertainment with High-Current Power.

Collaboration between two world-famous home entertainment brands in a newly established Onkyo & Pioneer Corporation has resulted in two new audio-video products with unrivaled features and performance at an affordable entry-level price.

New Denon D-M40 continues the legacy of Europe’s most wanted Micro Hi-Fi System.

Denon announced a further advancement of Europe’s most wanted Micro Hi-Fi System by stepping into the footprints of multi-award winning D-M39.

Bose introduced new SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II.

Bose recently unveiled their next-generation SoundLink Mini Bluetooth speaker, the most feature-rich, ultra-portable SoundLink speaker ever.

PMC adds a sub bass loudspeaker to twenty series range.

British loudspeaker manufacturer PMC announced the latest addition to its global award-winning twenty series range of domestic loudspeakers - the twenty Sub which has been designed for use with both music and movies alike, and builds upon PMC’s world-class design pedigree.

Antelope Audio's Pure2 Stereo Mastering Converter.

Antelope Audio, the well-known professional audio gear manufacturer, unveiled their widely anticipated Pure2 mastering-grade 24/192 kHz AD/DA stereo converter and master clock, which is now shipping and priced at $2,195.

TDMS announced the release of the new music platform QRATES.

TDMS announced the release of their new music platform QRATES to help artists and labels to fund and press their vinyl records from 100 copies, and sell their music and merchandise directly to fans.

Focal introduced new loudspeaker series, the Sopra.

Composed of two models, Sopra No1, a bookshelf loudspeaker, and Sopra No2, a floor standing loudspeaker, Sopra line inaugurates a new way in the “High-End Premium” group of products taking into account new performance criteria like compactness, modernity, design purity and personalization.

Samsung rounds out the home theater experience with robust line of curved soundbars.

Samsung unveiled its latest audio innovations with the release of the HW-J8500, HW-J7500, HW-J6500, and HW-J6000 TV-matching Curved Soundbars, optimally designed to complement their Curved TVs.

Let Sony fill your home with multi-room music.

It’s never been easier to soundtrack your life with pure, beautiful music all around the house. There is a comprehensive new line-up of multi-room wireless speakers, Sound Bars, TV Base Speaker and micro Hi-Fi systems from Sony – letting you enjoy high-quality music from different sources, whenever and wherever you want.

Questyle Audio officially launched highly anticipated QP1 and QP1R digital audio players, worldwide.

Questyle Audio, recently released their new pair of premium digital audio players (DAP). Starting with their first display during the Munich High End Show and followed by their appearance at the Tokyo Headphone Festival and T.H.E. Show in Newport Beach, worldwide headphone enthusiasts and audiophiles will have a chance to experience these versatile audio players for the first time.

Perreaux unveiled interconnect and loudspeaker cable line.

Perreaux introduced their new line of audio cables to be the perfect compliment to their electronic and loudspeaker lines. The new cable line includes both RCA and XLR-terminated interconnects and loudspeaker cables as well.

Bryston unveiled a high-performance Integrated Audio Device available for BDP-2 Music Player.

Bryston has announced the introduction of a proprietary Integrated Audio Device (IAD) for the BDP-2 Music Player. The new IAD delivers improved specifications and replaces the current two-piece third-party sound card and SPDIF interface module (AES/BNC) utilized in the BDP-2.

Yamaha unveiled the NS-SW1000; A 1,000-watt Subwoofer with a… Twist!

Yamaha introduced the flagship NS-SW1000 1,000-watt subwoofer that integrates the company’s signature technologies to deliver superior bass to premium home entertainment systems. The new sub integrates company's own Twisted Flare Port to achieve the perfect tuning of the subwoofer enclosure.

HDMI Forum released the 2.0a spec, enables transmission of High Dynamic Range (HDR) formats.

HDMI Forum recently announced the completion and release of Version 2.0a of the HDMI specification. The specification has been updated to enable transmission of HDR formats, which provide enhanced picture quality by simultaneously enabling greater detail for both the dark and bright parts of an image.

Synergistic Research unveiled their new accessory, the Grounding Block.

The latest Synergistic Research development – SR Grounding Block – is now shipping and ready for prime time. Grounding Block was developed with many applications in mind and is the latest Synergistic Research product to feature their UEF (Uniform Energy Field) Technology.

HP and Bang & Olufsen partner to bring premium sound to PCs.

HP and Bang & Olufsen announced a collaboration that brings the globally recognized sound of Bang & Olufsen and B&O PLAY to HP’s PCs, tablets and accessories.

Kii Audio and the Kii Three.

Kii Audio is a new-formed company with well known founders, including Bruno Putzeys, Bart van der Laan, Wim Weijers, Chris Reichardt and Thomas Jansen, that recently announced their first-ever product. A compact loudspeaker named Three.

DVDO introduced iScan Micro, a cost-effective 4K Ultra HD Video Enhancement System.

DVDO's iScan Micro is a tiny 4K scaler and video enhancement system that improves picture quality with professional 4K adaptive scaling, noise reduction and resolution enhancement technology.

New McIntosh transport reveals just how good SA-CD/CD can be!

McIntosh Laboratory has launched the MCT450, a new SA-CD/CD transport designed to deliver the optimum sound quality from CD and SACD music collections everywhere.

Pro-Ject announced new line of turntables.

Pro-Ject announced the release of a new line of turntables in an attempt to offer outstanding performance from a compact and luxurious form factor. The first model of the series is the 2Xperience SB DC.

Audio-Technica is now shipping its new SonicPro ATH-MSR7 Headphones, Designed for High-Resolution Audio.

The smartphone-compatible ATH-MSR7 incorporates newly developed design innovations including Audio-Technica’s exclusive True Motion Drivers to deliver extraordinary detail, clarity and imaging with a natural tonal balance and extended dynamic range.

exaSound Audio Upgrades Reference DACs.

exaSound Audio Design announced the second generation of their model e22 and e28 digital–to–analog converters (DACs). The e22 and e28 Mark II include both firmware and hardware improvements.

Shake the house down with Sony’s new high powered audio systems!

Convert your living room into an epic dance floor with Sony’s updated range of high powered audio systems. Recreate the electric feeling of a world-class nightclub at home and dance the night away with your friends with MHC-V7D, SHAKE-X3D and SHAKE-X1D.

Magico announced the S7 S-Series top of the line loudspeaker.

Magico recently unveiled a new addition to their award-winning S-Series line –the S7. The S7 is a full range, 3-way design, floor standing loudspeaker that incorporates a new tweeter, and new midrange and bass driver designs which are derived from the engineering triumphs in the Mproject loudspeaker.

The New Densen DenDAC 50: launch of a high end DAC from Densen Audio Technologies.

Densen has a long history of designing DACs, since their team, has been involved in projects for several other companies. Now, comes the first full size Densen DAC under Densen's own name, the DenDAC 50.

Onkyo’s DAC/Amp Music Player Enables 192/24 and DSD playback from iOS and Android Devices.

Being, essentially, an end-to-end solution for native 192 kHz/24-bit Hi-Res Audio playback via iPhone and Android, the new DAC-HA300 D/A Converter/Headphone Amplifier/SD Player from Onkyo adds sophisticated high-fidelity headphone amplification and D/A decoding for Hi-Res Audio to the listener’s everyday portable audio setup.

Leema Acoustics launches its most ambitious DAC to date, the Libra.

The Libra is the latest addition to Leema Acoustics’ flagship Constellation series and their most advanced DAC/preamp to date, featuring 24-bit/384kHz playback over USB, upgradeable DAC modules, Bluetooth, DSD and more!

Astell&Kern unveiled new, entry-level media player.

Astell&Kern, announced its newest player, the entry-level AK Jr, which will be available soon for $499 and it will feature 64GB of internal memory and a microSD card slot for a total capacity of 128GB of music storage.

Samsung recreates the listening experience with the launch of a new wireless loudspeaker.

Samsung unveiled its Radiant 360 R7 wireless loudspeaker, their first omnidirectional design that offers consumers crisp and clear sound quality in a sleek, unique design.

Bryston Expands BIT Lineup of AC Power Isolation Devices.

Now available in 5-amp to 60-amp versions with standard or rack-mount faceplates, BIT power products deliver stable, clean and protected AC power to all entertainment components.

Power to the Music: the new Portable Wireless Loudspeakers from Sony.

Sony’s new portable wireless loudspeakers make it easier than ever to conveniently listen to, and share your favorite tracks with great sound quality. In their compact designs, the three new models combine powerful sound with Bluetooth/NFC, enabling you to instantly connect your smart device and stream your music.

Auralex now shipping ISO-Tone Turntable Isolation Platform.

Auralex Acoustics, is now shipping its ISO-Tone Turntable Isolation Platform, the newest member of the award-winning ISO Series (Instant Sound Optimizers).

Bang & Olufsen commemorates its 90th Birthday with the Love Affair Collection.

The Love Affair Collection, announced by Bang & Olufsen, sees six of the company's current products rejuvenated with a new palette option in keeping with the surge in interest towards beautiful materials – especially rose gold, which is experiencing a renaissance in the jewelry industry.

Peachtree's nova220SE integrated amplifier.

The nova220SE is an integrated amplifier, DAC, and headphone amp all rolled into one, a combination of high output power, transparent sound, and digital and analog connectivity that makes it simple to enjoy all of your music with uncompromising quality.

Rois Acoustics announced Kalypso Passive Loudspeaker.

Rois Acoustics, has announced the passive version of their flagship Kalypso loudspeaker, which was first launched at the Hxos Eikona Show 2013 in Athens and caused quite a stir with its innovative design and performance.

Sonus Faber's Lilium project.

Sonus Faber's last creation, Lilium, was unveiled during 2014 Munich show. The Vicenza-based company now shares some details about their brand-new floorstanding loudspeaker, built around the knowledge gained through the creation of Aida.

Questyle Audio introduced personal music servers, DAC/Amp combos and wireless amplifier systems.

The company now offers the brand new QP1 and QP1R portable music server/digital audio players, the CMA800R headphone amp, the CAS192D DAC, the new CMA800i and the affordable Q192 DAC/Amps and the 5GHz Wireless Amplifier system.

Onkyo announced the availability of A-9010 integrated amp.

As the latest addition to Onkyo’s range of Pure Hi-Fi separates, the A-9010 is engineered with sound quality as the foremost priority but -also- includes a generous selection of digital and analog audio inputs, built-in phono equalizer, and a high quality DAC.

ISA-2: New integrated amplifier from NVO.

The well known manufacturer from Cyprus announced the availability (in limited numbers) of their new integrated amplifier named ISA-2. As expected, this is a tube based design featuring custom output transformers and high quality passive components.

Bryston introduced the Model A subwoofer.

Bryston has announced the introduction of the Model A subwoofer, the first sub in the Bryston lineup not anchored by multiple 8-inch bass drivers, employing a traditional cube form factor for discreet room placement.

Sony brings you cinematic sound with two new soundbars and a new base loudspeaker.

Whether you’re mad for movies or a discerning music lover, home entertainment comes to life with a powerful multichannel boost and plenty of style with brand new Sound Bar and TV Base Speaker models from Sony this Spring.

Parasound introduces new Halo Integrated Amp/DAC.

Parasound's new 2.1-channel integrated amplifier has a high-resolution DSD DAC, MM/MC phono stage, balanced XLRs, analog bass management, home theater bypass, and 160-watts per channel of John Curl designed amplifier topology.

Cabasse Stream AMP 100: Wireless music distribution with style and high resolution.

Cabasse unveiled the Stream AMP 100, an integrated amplifier/media player/streamer combo that allows you to stream all your locally stored digital music files, thousands of internet radio stations as well as Spotify and Deezer.

Harman’s Mark Levinson gives details about their №536 Monaural Power Amplifier.

Harman announced the introduction of the Mark Levinson №536 Monaural Power Amplifier, an ultra high-end amplifier that combines high power output with extraordinary sound quality and Mark Levinson’s striking next-generation industrial design.

exaSound Audio Unveils new e12 DAC.

exaSound Audio Design announced the introduction of the model e12 stereo digital–to–analog converter. The e12 is the fifth in a family of converter products created by the company for the consumer marketplace.

The new Beolit 15: portable Bluetooth power for the entire home from B&O.

B&O PLAY by Bang & Olufsen unveiled Beolit 15 – a powerful portable Bluetooth speaker with True360 omni-directional sound, up to 24 hours of continuous playtime from a single battery charge, and featuring premium quality materials such as anodized aluminum and full grain leather, designed by award-winning Danish designer Cecilie Manz.

Exposure launched new enhanced edition of top integrated amp: the 3010S2-D.

The new 3010S2-D is the fourth incarnation of Exposure’s top integrated amplifier and aims to deliver even more “bang” for its “buck” by including the option to add a phono stage or a DAC board as modules.

Easy listening: it’s all yours with four new Bluetooth headphones from Sony!

Fresh additions to Sony’s headphone line-up bring you thrilling sound and effortless style while you’re out and about – without the tangle of wires to slow you down, offering high quality audio and digital noise canceling.

Bryston introduced the Mini A Loudspeaker.

The company has announced the introduction of the Mini A loudspeaker, a high-performance three-way bookshelf speaker engineered for superb resolution and balanced off-axis response -a hallmark of all Bryston loudspeaker models.

BDP-LX88 & BDP-LX58: Pioneer's world-class Blu-ray players.

BDP-LX88 and BDP-LX58 are the legitimate successors of Pioneer's DV-AX10 (from 2000) and BDP-LX91 (from 2008) legendary products. Both players are compliant with the latest HDMI specs, integrate Ultra HD 4K 60p video upscaling and are true heavyweights, built like the proverbial tank.

MusiCHI Suite Version 4.5.25 is now available!

MusiCHI Suite, the 4-in-1 application (Library Manager, Tagger, Ripper & Player) dedicated to demanding music genres, has launched a new release, including a very complete database with composers and performers in classical and jazz music, which have very specific classification needs.

Q Acoustics introduced new loudspeaker series.

Award-winning British loudspeaker brand Q Acoustics introduced an all-new range of Hi-Fi stereo and home cinema loudspeakers. The 3000 Series consists of five new designs: two bookshelf models, a floorstanding model, an active subwoofer and a dedicated home cinema center channel speaker.

Rotel introduces its new RSP-1582 Reference Surround Processor.

Rotel recently announced details about the RSP-1582, a new 7.1 channel, surround-sound preamplifier/processor home theater component that can serve as a master control for all audio and video components in an audio/video system.

Gold Note introduced the A-3 XL loudspeaker.

The A-3 XL 2 way bass reflex is a bookshelf monitor loudspeaker featuring a 6-inch treated carbon fiber and melted paper mid-woofer complementing a 1-inch elliptical silk dome tweeter.

Oppo Releases HA-2 Portable Headphone Amplifier and DAC.

Adding a new member to its award-winning personal audio product portfolio, Oppo Digital released an elegant yet sophisticated portable headphone amplifier with built-in rechargeable battery, the HA-2

Musical Fidelity Merlin 1: The multi-format digital system designed with vinyl at heart.

Musical Fidelity has used over 35 years of audio experience to make playing vinyl just as easy and enjoyable as any other format by creating the Merlin 1 system - the first digital streaming system that has been designed from the ground up with the LP very much in mind.

Born in Blue: Introducing the Sonos Blue Note PLAY:1.

Sonos' first ever limited edition speaker celebrates more than 75 years of the finest in jazz with a custom design and access to exclusive playlists. To commemorate 75 years and counting of Blue Note Records and a memorable year of collaboration they recently unveiled the PLAY:1 Blue Note Limited Edition.

Magico unveiled the new Q7.

With their continued passion and commitment to excellence, Alon Wolf and his team of engineers recently announced the new Q7 Mk II. The new loudspeaker was inspired by some of the new technologies unveiled in the limited-edition M-Project which results in significant improvements to the overall sound performance.

Denon introduced new flagship AVR-X7200W Network AV receiver featuring unique 3D audio options.

The AVR-X7200W features ultimate build quality, outstanding features and most remarkably, it comes with ground-breaking Dolby Atmos to deliver captivating, multi-dimensional sound, and additionally is upgrade-ready for Auro-3D listening format.

Harman’s Revel unveiled Concerta2 series.

Harman unveiled its Revel Concerta2 Series loudspeakers, a complete lineup of home theater and music loudspeakers that incorporates numerous design and engineering upgrades to deliver exceptional sound and sets a new benchmark in high-end loudspeaker value.

B2 Premium: Audioengine's wireless loudspeaker.

Audioengine's B2 Premium Bluetooth loudspeaker brings the signature sound of the Audioengine 2+ powered desktop loudspeakers to the wireless world in a convenient all-in-one stereo speaker system.

Pioneer delivers analog audiophile sound with PL-30 turntable.

Pioneer launched the PL-30 turntable, designed for consumers who enjoy the warm, rich and accurate analog sound generated by vinyl records. With the recent resurgence of vinyl, the PL-30 offers an opportunity to get the most out of any vinyl collection, using key built-in features including a dual-layered chassis with a four millimeter thick metal plate and a built-in phono equalizer.

Audio Icons Project: Limited edition Hi-Fi prints.

Audio Icons is a limited edition print project created by speaker designer, writer and musician Phil Ward and inspired by classic British Hi-Fi products of the 1970s and 1980s. The collection includes six iconic amplifiers and nine iconic speakers.

Yamaha's TSX-B15 will enliven the mood of any room.

Yamaha has expanded its Lifestyle Audio category by releasing the TSX-B15 Wireless Speaker with Bluetooth connectivity for seamless music streaming from your smartphone, tablet or any other Bluetooth-enabled device.

Unleashing Sound Blaster X7, the biggest, baddest, boldest Sound Blaster ever!

The Sound Blaster X7, aspires to be the ultimate all-encompassing audiophile upgrade for Pro-level gamers, combining the 24-bit Sound Blaster Processing (up to 192kHz), a kick-ass 100-Watt amplifier with top-notch audiophile-grade components, and wireless, optical, multi-platform connectivity.

Rotel announced new Reference Stereo Preamplifier and Power Amplifier.

The RC-1590 preamp includes extensive arrays of both analog and digital inputs, to accommodate the needs of a modern music system, while Rotel's new RB-1590 class AB stereo power amplifier is a powerhouse rated at 350 watts per channel into 8 ohms, both channels driven.

Thiel Audio introduced the TT1 loudspeaker.

Thiel Audio has announced the introduction of the TT1 floorstanding loudspeaker, to be a part of the company’s new 3rd Avenue Collection, named after the iconic thoroughfare in Nashville where the company is now located. The new series will feature speakers ideally suited for both traditional 2-channel music systems and the visceral dynamics and subtle details of home cinema.

Denon introduced full digital PMA-50 Stereo Amplifier for design-conscious yet serious Hi-Fi listeners.

Denon announced a new Hi-Fi PMA-50 stereo amplifier that features next generation music playback options by offering a unique range of digital inputs, including optical, coaxial, USB-B, and even wireless Bluetooth connectivity.

Phantom: Devialet's first wireless sound system.

Phantom is a wireless sound system that aspires to replace your stereo system, docks, home-cinema and even your main loudspeakers, featuring a range of technologies developed by this quite radical French company.

Puro Sound Labs launched hearing-healthy headphones for the entire family to enjoy.

The company will provide consumers with premium quality, hearing-healthy, contemporary designed on-ear and over-ear headphone monitors at disruptive prices, including the first ever studio-grade Bluetooth wireless headphones for kids.

Wharfedale Diamonds shine even brighter!

For more than 30 years, Wharfedale’s famous Diamond speakers have served as the true high-fidelity sound, their exceptional value for money earning dozens of awards around the globe. Now, with the introduction of the all-new Diamond 200 Series, Wharfedale has once again raised the bar for affordable, high-performance loudspeakers. to develop a new desktop record cutter.

With their KickStarter project declared as successfully funded at the end of 2014, are ready to start the production of a new desktop record cutter. The DRC, designed with modern technology and a vintage soul, will probably define a future for vinyl cutting.

Densen unveiled the B-130 XS integrated amplifier.

Densen's B-130 has received recognition and awards all over the world, the latest being the prestigious Diapason D`Or. Now Densen upgrades the B-130 significantly, and rename it to be the B-130 XS.

Perreaux unveiled some details about their new phono preamplifier.

The New Zealand based hi-end audio manufacturing company celebrating 40 years in business recently announced the new Audiant VP3, a phono preamplifier specifically developed to meet customer demands for higher quality, yet compact products.

NAD's new Masters Preamplifiers and Power Amps.

NAD Electronics new Masters Series comprised of four reference models that continue the company’s direction forward in digital music reproduction and are already available. Series includes two power amps (a 2-channel and a 7-channel model), a DAC/Preamp and a surround sound AV Preamp.

La Boite Concept unveiled the Cube 2.1 Thruster Edition.

La Boite Concept announced the release of the Cube 2.1 Thruster Edition coffee table sized Hi-Fi wireless loudspeaker, the result of numerous years of R&D by Yvon Maurel, technical director and creator of various patented products launched since 2008 for the French company.

Essence offers a Class D power amplifier.

According to the press release, Essence DPA-440 uses the latest Class D topology to provide a highly efficient and nearly ideal amplifier with distortion below measurement, ultra-high damping factor, and unconditional stability with any speaker.

Promates Music Store offers a wide range of albums in the DXD format.

DXD was first created and developed in 2003 by Merging Technologies as an innovative alternative to music formats available at that time. Via its new website, Promates is now offering a top quality line of DXD downloads direct to customers -for the first time- from some of the leading recording companies.

AntiCable’s Analog interconnects aspire to take fidelity to the next level…

AntiCable Audio announced their new, top tier interconnection cables. Level 5.2 PURE Reference Analog RCA Interconnects promise better sounding music by pairing the world’s best performing connectors with the finest sounding wire customers have ever heard the company says.

DNP-730AE: Denon announced new network audio player.

Denon announced the launch of their new DNP-730AE network audio player delivering nearly unlimited playback possibilities. Once connected to a stereo amplifier, the DNP-730AE opens up the world of network streaming to the consumer’s beloved Hi-Fi systems.

Parrot Zik 2.0 headphones: when technology and design become one.

For the Parrot Zik 2.0, engineers have worked with designer Philippe Starck, to create the best sound and include the best of innovation in comfortable and modern headphones

NVO announced SPA One and SPA-II/2 Special Edition versions.

NVO recently announced the special edition versions of their phono amplifiers, SPA One and SPA-II/2. Both versions will be available in small quantities and will include high quality passive components, top quality internal wiring and tube holders with gold plated connectors.

Dali's Kubik One wireless one-box loudspeaker.

Designed and realized in Denmark, the Kubik One is the one-box solution for audio lovers everywhere, delivering on Dali’s promise of creating a home listening experience that "makes you forget time and place"…