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Charles Hansen 1956 – 2017

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Message from Ayre Acoustics: “With heavy hearts, we regret to inform you that Charles Hansen, founder of Ayre Acoustics, has passed away on November 28th, 2017.  Those who knew Charley knew that he was a passionate man who always stood up for what he believed to be right.  His family knew him as a loving […]

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Triple Crown reviewed by Audio Technique!

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Audio Technique published an article about Siltech’s Triple Crown and Crystal Cable’s The Ultimate Dream. You can read the English translation below (click here for the original Chinese version). Author I Lincoln Cheng Translator I Paul Leung As a happy owner of the cable products made by Slitsch andCrystal Cable from Netherland, I have been paying attention […]

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Dan D’Agostino’s Progress to Progression

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To accompany the review of the Dan D’Agostino Master Audio Systems Progression monoblock amplifier, Jason Victor Serinus (Stereophile)  has talked to Dan D’Agostino about the amplifier’s design. Click here to read more !  

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2017 Munich High End Show

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Approximately 500 exhibitors will be showcasing their products during HIGH END’s Munich 2017 event in Germany. As one of high-end audio’s most important European event, exhibitor space at Munich’s large M.O.C. is completely sold out. To be held from May 18th through 21st, HIGH END 2017 is Europe’s most prominent and largest audio show of […]

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2017 Kaohsiung Hi-End Audio Show

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The 4-day Kaohsiung Hi-End Audio Show, was held on 20-23 April. Representatives, designers and engineers from different countries were participating. In addition to top gears high end brand names, the most advanced digital technology and the latest audiophile-grade music software were shown.   Below we’ve included a few images of our proudly distributed brands from the 2017 […]

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Progression Stereo Amplifier Premiering at Axpona, 2017

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Dan D’Agostino is excited to announce the unveiling of the Progression Stereo amplifier this weekend, April 21-23, at the Axpona Show in Room Renewal A. Leveraging their innovative Super Rail circuitry, first unveiled in the Progression Mono amplifier, the Progression Stereo amplifier exploits this unique technology delivering remarkable control and fidelity to any connected loudspeaker. Design thought from […]

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The new VPI Prime Scout

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There have been hints and leaks to this for the past few months.  The “Prime Scout” is a blend of the original Scout turntable (originally named the “Aries Scout”) and a VPI Prime.  A little over 2 years ago the face of VPI changed with the creation of the Prime turntable by Mat Weisfeld.   In […]

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Looking through solid Ayre: QX-5 Twenty internals & factory tour

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Behind the Pono player’s seriously impressive sonic prowess were Colorado’s Ayre Acoustics. The Boulder-based company designed the circuit. And like all Ayre products, a balanced topology with all discrete components and zero feedback were applied without negotiation. The subsequent Codex DAC/headphone amplifier, an extension and refinement of Pono’s circuit, showed off just how Ayre’s adherence to certain design principles can make mains-powered […]

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Great review of the QX-5 Twenty Digital Hub from Audiostream!

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“… With some digital gear, there can be a temptation, sometimes uncontrollable, to move past Roon’s current selection because it sounds, well, bad. I know some feel that bad recordings should sound bad but I say, to a point. To my mind and my experience, better digital does not make a bad recording sound unlistenable. […]

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Home Theater Hi-Fi reviewed MartinLogan Impression ESL 11A

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MartinLogan Impression ESL 11A Electrostatic Speakers Review The MartinLogan ESL 11A is a world-class speaker. It is revealing, accurate and has the huge soundstage one expects of a dipole radiator. The speaker can sound good with modest source components, but to hear it at its best, use the highest-quality sources and amplifiers that you can […]