Tag Archives: High End Audio

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

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

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

Here Are Some New Sony Headphones For Audiophiles With Deep Pockets

Attention audiophiles, here are some new products from Sony that are sure to be music to your ears. There is a prerequisite though and that is, you ought to have pretty deep pockets, but more on that later. Sony has just announced that it has remastered its Signature Series with IER-Z1R In-Ear Headphones and DMP-Z1 Digital Music Player. In addition, it has introduced two musical in-ear monitors, IER-M9 and IER-M7 In-ear Stage Monitors, and a new audio cans, the MDR-Z7M2 Headphones – a follow up to its acclaimed MDR-Z7 Signature Series Headphones. Continue reading Here Are Some New Sony Headphones For Audiophiles With Deep Pockets

Klipsch Heritage Theater Bar Is A Super High-end, Customizable Sound Bar

If you are looking for a sound bar that packs a lot of punch and money is no object, well, then you may want to take a look at this impressive audio hardware from specialist audio equipment maker, Klipsch. Featuring furniture-grade wood veneer in a selection of finishes and a selection of grill colors, Klipsch Heritage Theater Bar, as it is called, boasts three massive 3/4-inch (19 cm) titanium diaphragm Linear Travel Suspension tweeters with 90×90 Tractrix Horn-loaded technology, and no less than six (gasp!), equally enormous, 4-inch black Cerametallic woofers. Continue reading Klipsch Heritage Theater Bar Is A Super High-end, Customizable Sound Bar

This Is klang mkI, Loewe’s First Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Loewe, the German luxury TV maker, is known for its television. It has dabbled in audio products too, but never portable wireless speakers, well, that’s until now. Meet Loewe klang mkI wireless Bluetooth speaker, the company’s foray into the world of untethered, portable speaker. Loewe is a little late in the game, but the product should appeal to Loewe fans who have been wondering why the brand hasn’t have any portable Bluetooth speaker to offer them. Continue reading This Is klang mkI, Loewe’s First Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Lyric Speaker Displays Song’s Lyrics Expressively On Its 22” Clear Display

If you often find yourself pausing a song before it begins for the purpose of searching the lyrics online so you could sing along or learn the words, well then, a Japanese audio company has good news for you. COTODAMA has invented a new kind of audio speaker that not only immerse you with engineered audio but also visually with lyrics, displayed right on the speaker’s 22-inch clear Transmissive Liquid Crystal Display. Aptly called Lyric Speaker, the display covers the entire front of the speaker that present listeners with lyrics of the song as it is being played. Continue reading Lyric Speaker Displays Song’s Lyrics Expressively On Its 22” Clear Display

Bang & Olufsen’s Alien-like Speaker Packs 18 Drivers Capable of Unloading 8,200 Watts of Audio Bliss

Looking straight out of the alien’s den, the Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 90 is a show of the Danish audio equipment maker’s audio and design prowess. Sporting a 360-degree design crafted with 65 kg (143 lbs) worth of aluminum, each unit boasts an insane 18 state-of-the-art Scan-Speak loudspeaker drivers (7 tweeters, 7 mid-range drivers and 4 woofers) bolstered by no less than 18 custom designed amplifiers and duo DSP, which gives yield to an astounding, roof-shattering 8,200 watts to deliver “clarity, range and a sound staging that’s second-to-none.” Continue reading Bang & Olufsen’s Alien-like Speaker Packs 18 Drivers Capable of Unloading 8,200 Watts of Audio Bliss

Would You Drop $1,200 for this Sony High-Resolution Digital Music Player?

We know how far hardcore audio enthusiasts would go for the best possible sonic, but would anyone actually drop $1,200 (or $1,199.99 to be exact) for a hi-res MP3 player? Well, in case you do, you’d be glad that you have another option to what Astell&Kern has to offer and that’s the Sony Walkman NW-ZX2 Hi-Res Digital Music Player. Announced earlier this year at the CES, Sony refers the NW-ZX2 as a portable music player “specially made for serious music lovers” and boasts sonic that goes “beyond CD quality for an unparalleled listening experience.” That’s what they say, but coming from a firm that knows a thing or two about audio equipment, both on consumer and professional spectrum, I guess we shouldn’t be doubting their words. Continue reading Would You Drop $1,200 for this Sony High-Resolution Digital Music Player?