Giuseppe Zingali’s (www.zingali.it) choice of the name Colosseum for his diminutive 5.1-channel system is not as ironic as it seems.
You could find a more valuable picture frame—a rare antique or one fashioned from a precious metal—but none is as versatile as the $2,499 Digi-Frame DF-1710 (
David Wilson, president of the venerable audio company that bears his name, acknowledges that maybe, just maybe, the aesthetics of his award-winning loudspeakers have been afterthoughts.
Tube amplifiers were supposed to be passé by now. Following World War II, transistor, or solid-state, amplification was to be the order of the day.
To develop a home theater unconstrained by space and price, the DVD player of choice is the top-loading TAG McLaren Audio DVD32R.
However enveloping surround sound feels, the pinnacle for pure music playback resolutely remains stereo. Purists believe that the only way to listen to music is with the venerable vinyl LP.
Today, an audio system can emphasize aesthetics without compromising sonics because manufacturers of traditional (read: massive and utilitarian) audiophile electronics have learned to downsize wit
An all-in-one home cinema in which everything is included save speakers and a monitor can almost provide a full-scale theater experience.
As a boy growing up in England, James Dyson’s fascination with vacuum cleaners began with the high-pitched scream of the motor and the odor of dust that permeated the room.