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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

You Can Turn Analog Albums into Digital Files with this Victoria-style Speaker System

Still holding on to some good’ol medias like cassette tapes, CDs (yes, they are old too) and vinyl records? If you don’t already have a player for each of those type of medias and harbor the wish of feeling the warm offer by those older medias again, then Grace Digital Tunewriter III 7-in-1 Stereo Entertainment Center is the obvious gadget for you. Why? Seriously, you are not going plonk down thousands for so-called audiophile grade players for those and besides, having three devices doing just one thing each is kind of counterintuitive and goes against the whole declutter life mission for some. So, yes. This 7-in-1 Stereo Entertainment Center is a one-piece audio equipment that playbacks cassette tapes, CDs, and vinyls, and on top of that, it has a built-in AM/FM tuner too, just in case, you want take retro entertainment to the whole nine. Continue reading You Can Turn Analog Albums into Digital Files with this Victoria-style Speaker System

Tivoli Audio Music System+

one look at the name, you may think this is the old all-in-one music system from the Boston-based audio equipment maker, but the Tivoli Audio Music System+ is actually an update as noted with a subtle ‘+’ in its product name. basically, it is the Tivoli Audio Music System that you know from donkey years ago, rejuvenated with modern features such as Bluetooth connectivity and DAB/DAB+ radio. man, it is hard to believe that this design has been at least six years old and still looks as good today. speaking of design, the Tivoli Audio Music System+ looks pretty much like its predecessor, right down to the hand-oiled, furniture-grade wood cabinet and the layout of the myriad of buttons upfront. Continue reading Tivoli Audio Music System+

Ruark Audio R7 High Fidelity Radiogram

you need furniture and you also need music for entertainment, so why not put the two together for a seamlessly blended look? and this is what the Ruark Audio R7 High Fidelity Radiogram has to offer. slated to be available later this year, this 2,000 quids flagship from Ruark Audio features an alluring 60s contemporary look made up of walnut veneer, black lacquer legs and a main entertainment center of aluminum and glass construct. at its heart, it has a DAB/DAB+/FM tuner with RDS, a MP3-compatible slot-loading CD player, and also have Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity for wireless audio streaming. a RotoDial gives you control over the rig and it is removable to double as a remote control. Continue reading Ruark Audio R7 High Fidelity Radiogram

Yamaha TSX-B232 Desktop Audio System

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still fervent about Apple’s 30-pin dock connector? well, Yamaha has just the right stuff for you. announced recently, the Yamaha TSX-B232 Desktop Audio System is one new kid on the block that still offers a 30-pin dock connector and pushes out a good 30W of audio goodness via its dual 8 cm fill-range drivers. of course, being Yamaha, it don’t just stop at the 30-pin – in fact, the ancient dock is just a bonus cos’ this baby here is pretty well-rounded when it comes to media options. it has got built-in Bluetooth for wireless audio streaming up to 10 meters (33 feet) Continue reading Yamaha TSX-B232 Desktop Audio System

Nyne NH-6500 Home Audio System

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Nyne NH-6500 Home Audio System | US$899.95 | www.nyne.com

enjoy rocking out on your guitar as much as listening to the tunes from you iDevices? then the Nyne NH-6500 Home Audio System is the speaker of choice for you. the NH-6500 is essentially a wireless speaker, in fact, it is a home Bluetooth speaker that does what all good BT speakers do: allows you to wirelessly stream your favorite tunes from your iDevices or virtually any Bluetooth-enabled devices to it from up to 10 meters (33 feet) away. as a bonus (or not) it is also equipped with a universal dock with built-adjustable support to dock, play and charge your small Apple devices Continue reading Nyne NH-6500 Home Audio System

Loewe SoundVision and SoundBox

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(photos: Loewe) Loewe SoundVision (£1,250) and SoundBox (£499) | www.loewe-int.de

gone were the days where a good hi-fi system requires stack and stack of components and huge amount of cables snaking behind an impossibly awkward cabinet. that was our grandpa’s era standards and they just don’t fit into our modern interior decor where minimalism is the order of the day. what we need is something that offers great sound quality, flexibility and yet, do not require a rocket scientist to set it up. that calls for a sound system like the Loewe SoundVision or the Loewe SoundBox. the former sports a sound bar design and is loaded with features like a gorgeous 7.5-inch multitouch display, six speakers (including two subwoofers), integrated FM radio, access to Internet radio, CD player (slot-in style, no less), USB input, a dock for your iPhone or iPod, wireless connectivity that includes WIFI and Bluetooth, and interchangeable color side inserts. Continue reading Loewe SoundVision and SoundBox

Meridian Audio limited edition 40th Anniversary System

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(image: Meridian Audio) Meridian Audio Limited 40th Anniversary System | US$tba | www.meridian-audio.com

this year marks the 40th years of Meridian Audio and it is also the Ruby Anniversary between founders Bob Stuart and Allen Boothroyd’s creative partnership. celebrating this glorious occasion Meridian Audio is launching a special limited 40th Anniversary System that comprises of a special edition of its reference 808 CD and Meridian Sooloos Player, along with a pair of DSP8000 Digital Active Loudspeakers. based on Meridian’s most advanced audio system to date, each component is given an unique, distinctive and one-off paint job in a specially mixed Ruby Red finish and contrasting driver bezel. each of the unit is built from hand-selected components and sport individually-adjusted performance enhancements to even better an already stunning audio reproduction. Continue reading Meridian Audio limited edition 40th Anniversary System

this system lets you rip your LPs and cassettes to CD

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(photos: Hammacher) TEAC Turnable Cassette CD Recorder | US$399.95 | www.hammacher.com

those who grew up in the 70s and 80s, would likely have, in your possession, vinyls and cassettes. if you are still hanging to those medias, perhaps it is time to fast forward to the present by transferring your favorite Bee Gees, Beatles (or whatever) vinyls or cassettes into a more 21st century media, CD. you know, for the sake of longevity and more consistent sound quality. that’s where you will need a gadget like this TEAC Turnable Cassette CD Recorder. simply insert a CD-R or CD-R/RW, put on either your beloved cassette or vinyl, and starting ripping them. you can even pause the recording to select the songs that you want, turn the album or cassette over, or change the media to make compilation recordings. Continue reading this system lets you rip your LPs and cassettes to CD

Elipson Music Center – CD, DAB+, Kleer Streaming Music System

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(image credit: Elipson) Elipson Music Center MC1 | £1,299.00 | www.elipson.com

today’s audiophile quality music system is in abundance, so naturally, aesthetic aspect is something that decide if one’s system stands out from the sea of competition. take for example this Elipson Music Center, it is a wireless Hi-Fi system that’s crafted out from aluminum, forming a sleek low-profile circular shape that you’d be proud to expose in your home. there is something particularly alluring about aluminum, especially when it is satin brushed. don’t you think so? when combined with Elipson’s Planet L speakers, it’s like a match made in heaven. Continue reading Elipson Music Center – CD, DAB+, Kleer Streaming Music System