Tag Archives: Audiophile

It is Crazy To Think How Many Features The New McIntosh RS200 Packs

From the front, the new McIntosh RS200 Wireless Loudspeaker System looks like a high tech sound bar or sound plate, but it is way, way more. It is the Jack of all trade of the high-fidelity speaker system. Granted, the classic McIntosh look of Output Level meters and chunky knobs is not for everyone, but boy, this little bad boy does pack some very serious features. Continue reading It is Crazy To Think How Many Features The New McIntosh RS200 Packs

If You Are Still Into CDs, Then These Three CD Players May Interest You

Unless you are an audiophile, you probably think CD is as dead as dodo. It probably is (dead) to you if you never hit up any record store, or listen exclusively to Spotify, Pandora, iTunes and the likes. But it is far being dead, or at least it isn’t to the bunch of people who have discerning audio taste (read: audiophiles), or those who still believe in hi-fi equipment. Continue reading If You Are Still Into CDs, Then These Three CD Players May Interest You

Fluance Gets Super Serious With Turntable With New Reference Series

Two years on since it first gotten onto the turntable bandwagon, Fluance is back with new reference high fidelity turntables that promised to “immerse audiophiles in a pure analog vinyl experience.” All told, there are four models in its newly launched Reference Series High Fidelity Turntables, and they are RT82, RT83, RT84 and RT85. Fluance said each of the new turntables is “meticulously designed using the strictest standards to reproduce audio recordings exactly as the musician intended them to be heard.” Out of a vinyl? Well, TBH, I never thought that was possible, but OK. Continue reading Fluance Gets Super Serious With Turntable With New Reference Series

McIntosh Unveils New High-end Turntable, Has Integrated Bluetooth

McIntosh is more notable for its high-end amplifiers, but the seven decade old, Binghamton, New York-based company is no stranger to turntable either. Speaking of which, the company has announced a new vinyl spinner, this time it is an all-in-one that has all the high-end audio equipment’s check boxes ticked, well, at least, it has my check boxes ticked. Continue reading McIntosh Unveils New High-end Turntable, Has Integrated Bluetooth

This is MOMENTUM, Sennheiser’s First True Wireless Earbuds

During the last year’s IFA in August, Sennheiser formerly gets onboard the true wireless earbuds bandwagon with this pair of delightful looking MOMENTUM True Wireless. In simple words: it is just another pair of true wireless earbuds, but the difference is, it is backed by a company with decades of experience in making quality audio equipped, personal audio devices, included. Sennheiser MOMENTUM True Wireless Earbuds is outfitted with advanced Qualcomm apt-X Low Latency compatibility, thus ensuring perfectly lip-synced audio when watching videos. Continue reading This is MOMENTUM, Sennheiser’s First True Wireless Earbuds

Sennheiser’s 13-driver Sound Bar Has A Name, Will Be Available In May

Sennheiser first announced that it is getting into the sound bar game at last year’s CES and at this year’s CES, it brought the 13-driver soundbar, now named AMBEO, in its production-ready guise. Sennheiser’s very first sound bar promised an immersive 5.1.4 sound and has bass so deep that it has “to be heard to be believed.” It also promised to deliver 3D sound that “blurs the line between playback and reality,” all from a single all-in-one device. Continue reading Sennheiser’s 13-driver Sound Bar Has A Name, Will Be Available In May

That’s Not A Bong, It Is Sony’s New Candlelight Lamp Bluetooth Speaker

What looks suspiciously like a Bong is actually Sony’s new LSPX-S2 Glass Sound Speaker. The LSPX-S2 is the second Glass Sound Speaker following the LSPX-S1 introduced a couple of years ago, but this time, it is less silly looking – thanks to a little more curves. LSPX-S2 was announced on the 8th, but strangely, it was not Sony US website; instead, we found it on Sony UK. Continue reading That’s Not A Bong, It Is Sony’s New Candlelight Lamp Bluetooth Speaker

B&O Updated Its E8 True Wireless Earbuds With Wireless Charging Case

You seen aftermarket wireless charging solutions for Apple AirPods, now meet the official wireless charging solution straight from.. no, not Apple. Sorry to disappoint. But it is Bang & Olufsen that we are talking about. The Danish high-end audio/visual equipment maker has updated its Beoplay E8 True Wireless Earbuds to include a wireless charging case, along with some improvements here and there. With the E8 2.0, as it is called, Bang & Olufsen becomes one of the first companies to offer wireless charging for a pair of true wireless in-ear headphones. Continue reading B&O Updated Its E8 True Wireless Earbuds With Wireless Charging Case

Klipsch Will Be Showing Off 5 New Smart Sound Bars At CES 2019

I guess Klipsch is having fun introducing voice assistant into its speakers. Following the Three with Google Assistant, it is set to reveal a few smart sound bars with Google Assistant and Alexa support. Not a lot of details are available. All we know now is, there are five sound bars with the options like Google Assistant, Alexa, and one particular model will tout Dolby Atmos. The sound bars range from 40-54 inches long that will have “power and dynamics increasing with size.” Continue reading Klipsch Will Be Showing Off 5 New Smart Sound Bars At CES 2019

Apple Announced Mickey Edition Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones

It has been while since we last talked about Beats. We didn’t think any that came up along the way was worthy after the one that has Apple’s W1 chip. Anyways, here’s one that is a wee bit interesting: Mickey Mouse edition Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones because, Mickey Mouse. The iconic cartoon mouse and the world’s only mouse that has a pet dog is now at a grand old age of 90. To make this occasion, Apple has revealed a pair of special edition Solo3 cans, the Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphone Mickey Mouse 90th Anniversary Edition (quite a mouthful, eh?). Continue reading Apple Announced Mickey Edition Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones