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Cambridge Audio AXR-100

    Cambridge Audio’s new AXR-100 integrated amp has released, and just like previous models offers a huge value for entry to mid level hobbyists. Unlike a lot of the competitors in this price range, Cambridge is still using the superior Class A/B amplifier stage instead of a cheaper Class D (digital) amplifier. This one feature alone

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    Grado Goes Wireless

      The all new Grado GW–100 bluetooth wireless headphones are the product of decades of experience, coupled with modern performance. Grado has made some of the best headphones ever manufactured in the United States, and has finally entered the wireless/bluetooth arena. The GW-100 headphone is exactly what I’ve come to expect from Grado; a well engineered,

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      Avoid the Heat Wave

        Avoid the Heat Wave Summer is officially here, and with all the fun and sun comes added heat. Overheating is the root cause of most failures of tube & solid state electronics, but it’s an avoidable trap. Generally, the best way to keep audio equipment out of the danger zone is to make sure it’s

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        The Necessity of Network

          The Necessity of Network   Every day exciting new products are unveiled that offer some enhanced form of communication with the network enabled devices in your home. What was once a tool for integrating computer systems, can now connect everything in your house from the refrigerator to the thermostat. We depend on our network to

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          Aurender A-10 music streamer

            Aurender is now available! We are pleased to announce that Wilson Audio is now an authorized Aurender dealer, and we are currently demoing their monstrously popular A-10 digital music streaming system. At a glance the A-10 appears similar enough to other hard drive enabled music streaming devices, but under the hood lurks a beast. With

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            DynAudio Special 40

                DynAudio Special 40 DynAudio has always given unique attention to detail in regards to their anniversary speakers, and the all new Special 40 is no exception. They certainly could have put a new finish on the now classic Special 25’s, and called it a day, but the special 40 manages keep the spirit of

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              Sub Consciousness

                Subwoofers have undergone a paradigm shift recently in how they are utilized by audiophiles, and the consensus is that they aren’t simply home theater peripherals anymore. A nice tight sub can really improve the sound of your two channel HiFi system when it is properly selected and set up. Some of the factors that can

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                Paradigm Classics

                    Wilson Audio has proudly offered the Paradigm Monitor series since it’s inception, and after thirty two years, Paradigm’s Classic Monitor series is still going strong. Sure, a few of the models have slightly different names, but the spirit of Paradigm’s incredible yet affordable loudspeakers has remained. The monitor series offers satin-anodized pure aluminum domes,

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                  Utopia: A state of things in which everything is perfect.

                    The Focal Utopia headphones are some of the most impressive reference level headphones on the market, and once you hear them you’ll instantly agree.   “Utopia are equipped with totally open-backed full-range speaker drivers with pure Beryllium ‘M’-shaped domes. Once more, the engineers at Focal have pushed back the limits of acoustic innovation and have

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                    Selecting your phono preamp

                        Selecting and setting up a phono preamplifier can be a tad intimidating at first, but if you have a better understanding of the tech it becomes much more simple. A phono preamp is necessary for turntable listening because of the difference in the equalization and gain staging of vinyl records. For a more in

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