The NSMT Loudspeakers Model 50/Jamaica Active Tower speaker system is a pretty unique offering in the high-end speaker world.
Luxury audio manufacturer Mark Levinson continues to roll out new and upgraded products all the time. In this case, they have taken a very successful platform in the No585 integrated amplifier and made significant improvements to it. The result is the improved and upgraded No585.5 integrated amp which now features a built-in high fidelity phono stage.
Prominent Norwegian Audiophile Brand Hegel Music Systems Pushes into CEDIA Channel with Modular High-Current Class-AB Mono-Block Amplifiers
“With their massive individual toroidal power transformers stable to 2 ohms, the C5 Series are flame-throwers that will seriously light-up any home theater,” says Hegel Music America National Sales Manager Brad Paulsen.
Simple and elegant audio has arrived at my doorstep in the form of NAD’s C 328 Hybrid Digital DAC Amplifier. It’s a slim, two-channel box with support for analog components, moving magnet phono cartridges, four digital sources, and Bluetooth streaming. While it may seem like a veritable Swiss Army Knife...
Emotiva Audio Corporation, the company that continually proves high-performance audio doesn’t have be high-priced, now offers two new variations on its...
As technology advances, digital media has found its way into more places in the home. Products that provide audio and video must adapt to the growing needs and wants of consumers. In many environments where one might install a TV...
The DVA 850 mono block amplifier from Audio by Van Alstine is their latest, greatest, and most powerful amplifier, and boasts a hybrid tube / transistor design based off of their patented...
AudioControl Partnering with Architectural Loudspeaker Brands to Provide DSP-Optimized Sound as part of their Director® M-Series Amplifiers for Professional Integrators
AudioControl, makers of innovative high-performance audio solutions for the residential, commercial and automotive markets has announced a new industry alliance initiative called the AudioControl Sound Partners Program.
Heat is the main enemy of consumer electronics. Unfortunately, many amplifiers get hot during use, especially if they have any bias into Class A operation. I have several amplifiers that get quite hot
Mark Levinson is beginning to roll out new products that are being developed at their new state of the art R & D facility located in Shelton, Conn. The No585 integrated amplifier is among the first of those products. It is a large and quite powerful integrated amplifier with a built-in DAC capable of decoding LPCM signals up to 32-bit/192 kHz or DSD signals up to 5.6 MHz. It is also compatible with asynchronous USB data from your Mac or PC.
Anthem's new surround processor sports a new look, the latest in UHD format support, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Play-Fi to go with a redesigned MCA amplifier
With the success of the Pass Labs Xs series, Nelson Pass set out to create a line of additional power amplifiers that have most of what the Xs series has, but at much more affordable prices. The model under current review is the X600.8, which is a monoblock specified at 600 watts RMS output, with the first 50 watts in Pure Class A, and the rest in AB. Do they sound close to the Xs amplifiers? Read on.
The S-550i is the larger of two new integrated amps from Krell. Both of these amps feature circuit boards that utilize surface mount components. This means they can pack more power into smaller chassis than ever before. The S-550i is rated at 275 watts per channel into 8 ohms, and that doubles to 550 wpc into a 4 ohm load. This being from a box that is less than 6 inches tall. So now you can get tons of Krell goodness in a small package and at a very affordable price.