Audio

Outlaw Audio

Outlaw Audio Introduces a New Retro Receiver with High Res Audio

After eleven and a half years, Outlaw Audio has replaced its classic two-channel RR2150 Retro Receiver with the new RR2160. The new model preserves the analog signal purity of its predecessor, while adding DLNA and high-resolution capabilities via a multitude of digital audio inputs. The RR2160...

NAD Masters Series M32

NAD Now Shipping Masters Series M32 DirectDigital™ Amplifier

NAD Electronics, the highly regarded manufacturer of high-performance audio/video components, announced the immediate availability of their Masters Series M32 DirectDigital™ Amplifier ($3999 U.S. MSRP). The M32 is an elegant, top-of-the-line, BluOSready integrated amplifier...

Vancouver Audio Show 2016

Vancouver Audio Show 2016

This is the second time in recent years we have had the pleasure of an Audio show on the west coast of Canada. As it is a relatively new show the attendance for both exhibitors and attendees was on the low side. The quality of the equipment shown was certainly on the high side...

NewClear Audio NC1000L Class D Stereo Power Amplifier

Class D (i.e., "Switching") amplifiers have been around for quite a while now. What's clear from models produced so far is they all sound different, even when using the same core technology. Like many amplifiers of the type, the NewClear NC1000L uses the Bang and Olufsen ICEPower module. What makes the NC1000L different isn't this module; it's how that module is implemented. NewClear Audio was started by Sean Brady to improve upon the sound of existing switching amplifiers. Sean had heard some very good amps based on ICEPower technology, but thought he could do even better. The question is, does the NC1000L deliver the goods compared to similarly priced, traditional Class A/B amplifiers?