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HDR10+ Continues to Gain Industry Support

HDR10+ Technologies, LLC has announced the addition of new strategic partners who have signed on as HDR10+ adopters. The organization says it has worked to generate greater awareness about the HDR10+ format and High Dynamic Range (HDR) in general, and it is also rapidly expanding the roster of HDR10+ compatible content, devices, tools and services.   […]

Robert Archer · April 21, 2021

Montreux Jazz Festival, BMG Release Nina Simone and Etta James LPs

Montreux Jazz Festival and BMG have announced the forthcoming releases of ‘Nina Simone: The Montreux Years’ and ‘Etta James: The Montreux Years’ on Friday, 28 May 2021. The live albums, which will be available in multiple-format configurations, including double LP and two-disc CD editions, feature collections of the musical icons’ finest Montreux Jazz Festival performances, including previously unreleased material, all restored to sound their best. The audio will also be available on digital download […]

Robert Archer · April 15, 2021

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Duran Duran Guitar Player Dom Brown Uses Dirac in Studio

In 2004, guitarist Dom Brown was an up-and-comer, having gotten his start playing gigs around Twickenham, England. He’d found a groove performing for TV with artists such as Elton John and Lionel Richie and backing up popular English bands like Go West and Curiosity Killed the Cat. Then Duran Duran called, asking if Brown could […]

Robert Archer · April 15, 2021

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PulseAudio Announces 5 Products for AV Distribution

Vanco’s PulseAudio brand has introduced a new amplifier, as well as a stereo speaker selector with volume control; an audio delay device, a dual-axis speaker mount and a microphone preamplifier.

Robert Archer · April 14, 2021

THX Onyx DAC

Onyx Headphone Digital to Analog Converter (DAC)/Amplifier

THX is known for its training and certification programs, and now through the launch of its Onyx Headphone Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC)/Headphone Amplifier, it has introduced its first branded product. The San Francisco-based company says the Onyx offers improvements over standard DAC/amplifier products through its inclusion of its AAA amplifier technology. THX says that its new […]

Robert Archer · April 08, 2021

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Sony, Kaleidescape Home Theater Package Offers $3,000 Discount

Sony and Kaleidescape offer integrators a $3,000 discount on packaging a 4K media server with any of four different home theater projectors.

Jason Knott · April 06, 2021

Zappiti Taps Pete Baker’s The BIG Corp to Manage U.S. Sales Business

Industry veteran Pete Baker’s The BIG Corp will develop and provide online training materials and programs for integrators.

Robert Archer · April 06, 2021

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Integrator Says It Is Time for Industry To Rediscover Vinyl Records

Record sales have been increasing since 2005. Franklin Karp of N.Y.-based Audio Video Systems recommends that integrators sell turntables to take advantage of the format’s reemergence.

Robert Archer · April 02, 2021

Focal Naim Thorens turntables

Focal Naim America to Distribute Thorens Turntables

Focal Naim America has announced it will be the U.S. distributor of Thorens. With the incorporation of Thorens, Focal Naim America will add a lineup of high-end audio made in Germany to its current audio partners. Throughout the company’s history, Thorens has developed several devices that have become milestones in the history of consumer electronics […]

Robert Archer · April 01, 2021

Qobuz to Offer High-Res Frank Zappa Music

The high-resolution audio streaming and download service Qobuz, has partnered with UMe and Zappa Records to provide dozens of Frank Zappa albums for the first time in Hi-Res Audio.  UMe, the global catalog company of Universal Music Group, and Zappa Records are launching a Hi-Res reissue campaign on Qobuz totaling 29 albums spanning all phases of Zappa’s groundbreaking career. […]

Robert Archer · March 31, 2021