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Telluride Film Festival 2013

Telluride Film Festival 2013

This year marked the 40th year of the Telluride Film Festival and so an additional day was added to the schedule in celebration. In each of the last three years the winner of the Oscar for best picture had its debut at Telluride: "Argo", "The Artist", "The King's Speech". This year there are two likely contenders...

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CEDIA EXPO 2013 Show Coverage

CEDIA Expo 2013r

CEDIA Expo 2013 is underway in Denver, Colorado.  The SECRETS CEDIA Coverage Team has arrived and they are reporting now from the CAVE on Google+.  Robert Kozel, Chris Eberle and Chris Heinonen will be reporting right here as well so be sure to visit us here or on the CAVE Google+,  over the next few days.

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Daedalus Speaker Upgrade

Daedalus Speaker Upgrade

I've been enjoying my Daedalus 2.1 speakers in my stereo setup ever since I reviewed and bought them in 2008.

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AVR - Audio Video Receiver - Build Quality: Part I

AVR - Audio Video Receiver - Build Quality: Part 1What does your money purchase inside the chassis of an AVR or Pre-Pro in an audio / video system?  In this article, one in a three-part series, I attempt to answer this question: I will open the top and look at the parts inside and show how each of the individual parts can affect the audio quality.

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Thiel's New SCS4T Floor Standing Speakers

Thiel's New SCS4T Floor Standing Speakers

Back around 2007 Thiel Audio introduced a monitor sized two-way speaker in the SCS4 that proved to be more than an audiophile quality stand speaker. Five of them make a great surround sound package.

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Emofest 2012

Emofest 2012

I will be attending Emofest 2012 over the Labor Day weekend. Check back here for updates, photos and more as Dan Laufman reveals some new and exciting audio/video products that will be coming out soon. I myself...

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Sony ES 2010 Studio Tour

Sony ES 2010 Studio Tour

Los Angeles - Sony invited out members of the press to discuss their ES line strategy, display new ES components, and provide a tour of Sony Pictures 3D facilities to help us understand all that goes into this recent transition to 3D...

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AES Convention San Francisco

AES Convention-San Francisco

The 129th Audio Engineering Society (AES) Convention returned to San Francisco last weekend. These are the professionals that transform music into the stuff we listen to at home...

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Legacy Audio Factory Tour

Legacy Audio Factory Tour

Looks like this is a month of factory tours for us here at SECRETS. I happened to be visiting family in Springfield, IL this week and my son-in-law reminded me that Legacy Audio was located across town.

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Bjorn's Music Matters Seminars

Bjorn's Music Matters Seminars

Bjorn's is a major A/V Retailer and Custom Installation shop in San Antonio, Texas. The store was founded in 1975 by Bjorn Dybdahl. He started out in a modest 1,000 square foot lease space under the banner...

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MK Sound/ABT Electronics Tour

MK Sound/ABT Electronics Tour

It's been two years since MK Sound arose phoenix-like from the ashes of the former Miller & Kreisel, one of the most respected brands in the professional audio industry. MK Professional speakers are still used in many film studios...

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