Accuphase – T-1200 DDS FM Stereo Tuner

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Yokohama, Japan | 2018 – The T-1200 is a new addition to the highly acclaimed Accuphase lineup of quality FM tuners. Using a blend of latest RF circuit design with sophisticated digital signal processing, most major functions after the intermediate frequency stage such as the variable bandwidth IF filter, multipath reduction, digital FM demodulator and DS-DC stereo demodulation have been moved to software on the DSP chip.

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Chord Electronics Ltd – HUGO M SCALER

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Maidstone, England | July 2018 – Chord Electronics Ltd. proudly presents the Standalone 1M-tap digital upscaling device Hugo M Scaler. Using technology first seen in the flagship BLU MKII digital/CD transport, the Hugo M Scaler is a standalone upscaling device containing the world’s most advanced digital filter. When used with a dual-BNC-input Chord Electronics DAC, it is capable of redefining digital audio sound quality. The Hugo M Scaler is a highly advanced standalone upscaler capable of redefining sound quality from digital audio. It uses Rob Watts’ (our Digital Design Consultant’s)…

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Cary Audio – CAD-805 Vacuum Tube Monoblock Power Amplifier

Raleigh, North Carolina| 2018 – Voted one of “The Ten Most Significant Amplifiers of All Time” by The Absolute Sound magazine, the CAD-805 vacuum tube monoblock power amplifier has been in continuous production since 1993. The CAD-805 has experienced several generational updates in its long, storied history. To CARY on the tradition (pun intended), we are introducing the latest generation of the CAD-805, the CAD-805 Reference Series (RS). As many of you know, Single-ended Triode (SET) tube amplifiers have long been considered the Holy Grail of music reproduction systems, operating…

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McIntosh – MC462 Quad Balanced Power Amplifier

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Binghamton, NY | July, 2018 – McIntosh, the global leader in prestigious home entertainment and ultimate-quality audio for over 65 years, is proud to announce the MC462 Quad Balanced Power Amplifier. Experience stereo bliss with the new MC462 Quad Balanced Power Amplifier. The MC462 replaces the highly regarded MC452 as our most powerful stereo amplifier. Like the MC452, the MC462 features a robust output of 450 Watts per channel. With a dedicated McIntosh Autoformer™ connected to each audio channel, the full 450 Watts is available to any speaker regardless if…

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Triangle – New SENSA Range of Loudspeakers

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France 2018 – TRIANGLE, the French speaker manufacturer, revealed at the Sound Days that took place in Paris in May, its new generation of connected speakers: the SENSA range. Known for the quality of its high-end hi-fi loudspeakers, the manufacturer is anything but a beginner in the amplified speaker segment. The Sensa speakers benefit from the research conducted for the active speakers Elara with the aim of democratizing this technology by offering hi-fi speakers at more affordable prices. The aim of TRIANGLE is simple: rediscovering the pleasure of a sound…

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Cary Audio – SLI-100 Vacuum Tube Integrated Amplifier

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Raleigh, North Carolina | 
June, 2018 – It is no small feat to develop a product that transcends generations and becomes so ingrained in our society that it immediately conjures images of superior performance and jaw-dropping visions of beauty. Looking at a 1963 Porsche 911 next to a 2018 911 GTS, one can still see the striking lineage and heritage which this timeless design has worked its way into the collective memory and consciousness of the Porsche enthusiast, if not all car enthusiasts. No other car demonstrates this better than…

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McIntosh – MS500 Music Streamer

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Binghamton, NY | 2018 – McIntosh, the global leader in prestigious home entertainment and ultimate-quality audio for over 65 years, is proud to announce the MS500 Music Streamer. The sophisticated yet simple to use MS500 Music Streamer seamlessly integrates both your internet based streaming music and locally stored digital music into one comprehensive device. It allows your digital library to be enjoyed with McIntosh’s legendary audio standards – including uncompressed, lossless files with up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution. With all its onboard storage and external connection capabilities, the MS500 can easily serve as…

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NAD Introduces Value-Minded C 538 CD Player

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Pickering, Ontario, Canada, June 1, 2018 – NAD Electronics, the highly regarded manufacturer of high-performance audio/video components, announced their new C 538, a performance CD player engineered for musicality, simplicity and value – all virtues true to the brand’s proud tradition. Designed as either a music lover’s first CD player or as a quality replacement, the C 538 employs many of the same engineering techniques found in audiophile players but at a fraction of the price. Though music downloads and streaming continue to grow in popularity, many consumers still have a…

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