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Griffin Twenty Audio Amplifier for Airport Express [video]

Griffin Twenty Audio Amplifier for Airport Express
(photos: Griffin) Griffin Twenty Audio Amplifier | US$tba | www.griffintechnology.com

some of us probably have some old school speakers that we love chucked somewhere around our house. they are working and have that nice vintage look that stylish people of today lust after but they just don’t cut it when it comes to modern wizardry like wireless capability. the Twenty Audio Amplifier from Griffin Technology is here to give those vintage of yours a new lease of life by turning it into an AirPlay-enabled speakers. sound impossible? well, it is not. all you have to do is plug in your Apple Airport Express to this inconspicuous white boxy device and wala! your non-powered speakers are now ready to spin out your favorite Apple Lossless tunes wirelessly from iTunes or AirPlay-enabled app such as Pandora, Spotify, last.fm. Continue reading Griffin Twenty Audio Amplifier for Airport Express

Audio-Technica 50th Anniversary Limited Edition Headphones

Audio-Technica 50th Anniversary Limited Edition
(image: Audio-Technica) Audio-Technica 50th Anniversary Limited Edition Headphones | US$1,549.99 | www.audio-technica.com

if good sounding but expensive headphones are your cup of Earl Grey, then the Audio-Technical 50th Anniversary Limited Edition Headphones (ATH-W3000ANV) might just set your heart fluttering. this pair of audiophile-grade cans features ear cups crafted from Asada Hokkaido cherry wood finished with Echizen traditional Japanese lacquer, ear pads handcrafted from special lambskin in Spain, and 53mm drivers built with stronger magnets. only 2,000 units are made available worldwide, with a whopping price tag of $1,549.99. while you are at it, you might also want to check its matching 50th Anniversary Headphone Amplifier (AT-HA5000ANV) that also features a housing crafted from Asada Hokkaido cherry wood with Echizen traditional Japanese lacquer finish. Continue reading Audio-Technica 50th Anniversary Limited Edition Headphones

McIntosh 50th Anniversary MC275 Tube Amplifier

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(photos: McIntosh) McIntosh 50th Anniversary MC275 Tube Amplifier | US$6,500.00 | www.mcintoshlabs.com

before the days of complex digital circuitry, audio purist praises the pureness that the tube amp brings about. it said that gives a true warm sound and the good news for these discerning folks is, that warm sound is making a 21st century comeback in the form of this limited edition McIntosh 50th Anniversary MC275 Tube Amplifier. slated to be released this December, this gold hue chassis tube amp features a tube circuit design hailed from the 1961 but with some modern touches such as a multicolored LED display, a High Speed Sentry Monitor circuit that automatically turn off the amp if any tube gets worn, and a power control input and output. Continue reading McIntosh 50th Anniversary MC275 Tube Amplifier