Audio

Old-school audio engineering comes alive with this modern wonder of two-channel music reproduction.
The Logos and Metis Towers are a first initiative in this direction, and the company's acoustic laboratory is working on several more innovative designs
Some enlightened individuals in the high-end audio community have begun to recognize that digital audio can produce high levels of musical realism.
Few brand names in the audio industry command the respect and near-universal praise that McIntosh Labs has earned over its 65 years of engineering excellence.
Balanced Audio Technology (BAT) has announced the release of its new VK-3000SE integrated amplifier ($7,995).
Following its success with the first-generation Xeo wireless loudspeaker systems, the Danish audio brand Dynaudio has released a second generation.
The new Steinway Lyngdorf P200 surround-sound processor receives the audio signal from the source and distributes it to the amplifiers driving the speakers.
The audio-engineering dream team at Constellation Audio is at it again.
For over 30 years, New Jersey’s VPI Industries has been making some of the world’s finest belt-drive turntables.
High-fidelity personal listening is apparently on the rise, as many audiophile-grade equipment manufacturers have launched premium headphones and headphone amplifiers in recent years.
Several years ago, Roy Gandy, founder of Rega Research—a U.K. manufacturer of hi-fi audio equipment best known for its turntables and tonearms—invited a group of industry journalists to his home to...
While carbon fiber is perhaps best known for its applications in the automotive and aerospace industries, new uses for the exceptionally sturdy but lightweight material have increased in recent years.
In 1989, Meridian Audio pioneered onboard digital amplification for loudspeakers; shortly thereafter, it designed a speaker with built-in digital-signal processing (DSP).
For those dissatisfied with the level of sonic quality available from CDs or digital music formats, the new PS Audio PerfectWave DirectStream digital-to-analog converter (DAC) provides a state-of-the...
In early January, the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) welcomed to Las Vegas more than 150,000 attendees, which the Consumer Electronics Association says beats the attendance record set at the...
Auralic , a relative newcomer to the audio scene, has taken the hi-fi world by storm in the last few years with a portfolio of front-end equipment that combines audiophile-grade sound quality with...
Two years ago, when Boulder Amplifiers first delivered its 3050 monoblocks —the manufacturer’s $205,000-per-pair flagship power amps, which were included in Robb Report ’s Best of the Best for 2013—...
At CES 2014 in Las Vegas, the expansion of Sennheiser’s acclaimed headphone range is gaining pace with the launch of the new Momentum Ivory. Joining the classic Brown and Black editions, the new...
Until recently, wireless audio technology was unable to deliver sound quality approaching that of a traditional wired system. However, thanks to the introduction of a new wireless standard developed...
Sennheiser goes minimal with new Momentum On-Ear colors . At IFA in Berlin, the audio specialist introduced three new versions of its Momentum On-Ear. Now available in high-gloss black, classic brown...
Last summer, german audio leader Burmester began selling its 088 preamplifier and 089 CD player in the United States for $28,995 each, making its famous $50,000-plus, reference-quality sound...