Paradigm has been making speakers that push the boundaries of the price-to-performance ratio since 1982.
Yongki Go, Ph.D.
Paradigm is a word that can be defined as the example, or the norm of something. Paradigm as a company is an example of an audio company that rose from the depths of Canada in 1982 from Jerry VanderMarel and Scott Bagby, aiming to...
The iconic speaker brand KLH just recently made a comeback under the leadership of David Kelley, an audio industry veteran who was a longtime Klipsch and VOXX executive. At CEDIA Expo 2018, KLH announced the launch of a full speaker line consisting of floorstanding, bookshelf, center-channel, surrounds, and subwoofers to fulfill pretty much every need. How good are these speakers? This review describes in detail the performance as well as the values brought to the table by these speakers.
Not too long ago, I wrote a very favorable review of the ARIES G2, which represents AURALiC’s update to its wildly popular ARIES wireless streaming device series. The ARIES G2, which was seemingly designed with a cost-no-object mentality, is excellent in every respect but it carries a rather steep price tag of $3,899. Earlier this year, AURALiC released the ARIES G1, which is positioned at a more affordable price point of $2,199. Although the functionalities of the two products are the same, AURALiC understandably omits some features of the ARIES G2 to meet the price point. The review should give readers some ideas as to whether the ARIES G1 is a worthy addition to AURALiC’s ARIES family.
The Wyred 4 Sound DAC-1v2 is the evolution of the company’s immensely popular DAC-1 series. The new version has several updates and improvements, which indicates enhanced capabilities and performance. Preliminary evaluation suggests that this is indeed a very competent DAC. The review should provide the readers with detailed descriptions on what they should expect from this DAC.
AURALiC seems to go all out in revamping the company’s ARIES wireless streaming product family with the ARIES G2. Introduced last year in May 2017 at High End Munich 2017 event, the ARIES G2 has been available for sale in the US since December 2017. The features and specifications of the ARIES G2 are nothing short of excellent. Read on the review to know more about the performance of the product.
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With the recent release of the 700 Series 2 speaker system, Bowers & Wilkins aims to bring studio sound to home. These speakers are not cheap, but everythin...
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The new 700 Series speakers from Bowers & Wilkins (B&W) were debuted in September 2017 to supersede their long-running CM series.
Announced in October 2016, POLARIS is a relatively new addition in the ever-expanding AURALiC product lineup. Having been mightily impressed by the AURALiC ALTAIR not too long ago, it was of no surprise that I had high expectation for the POLARIS. It definitely had its work cut out for it!
Announced in October 2016, POLARIS is the latest addition to the ever-expanding AURALiC product lineup. Having been mightily...
The AURALiC ALTAIR is a beautiful-looking digital audio product that combines a high-end DAC with wireless streaming solution. To achieve the highest quality of digital sound reproduction, ALTAIR is equipped with the Femto Master Clock, full linear power supply, and four built-in filter modes for sound customization.