FrontRunners: Out of the Box

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    Robert Bastani’s new flagship loudspeaker, the Bastanis Apollo (www.bastanis.com), offers a near-perfect replication of live music with its open-baffle design that quickens transient response and allows notes to disperse naturally. The speaker, priced at $21,600 per pair, employs a driver and tweeter mounted in a figure-eight form on a solid wood baffle with no surrounding cabinetry. Free of box coloration and crossover distortion, the Apollo supports the theory that the only thing offering better sound than a perfectly designed speaker cabinet is no cabinet at all.

    The state-of-the-art converter plays nearly any audio format…
    The sleek amplifier utilizes proprietary circuitry to ensure the cleanest possible sound…
    The distinguished audio manufacturer has put big amplifier technology into a small package…
    The new Bluetooth music pod stands out as an innovative leader of compact luxury audio systems…
    The N100H incorporates two different hard drives for improved sound playback…
    Listen to mastering-quality sound on the go with this new device…
    The new amplifier and headphones look good and sound great…
    High-end, audiophile-grade stereo systems have become requisite amenities in today’s top vehicles…
    Clients can customize the phone to match the leather and stitching of their own Bentley car...
    Eclipse’s TD712zMk2 monitors and TD725SWMk2 subwoofer put music under the microscope…