High-Resolution Audio

All In High-Resolution Audio

Not Waiting on Partners, DTS Builds Own Alexa-Enabled Play-Fi Smart Speaker

DTS claims its Phorus PS10 is first Alexa-enabled smart speaker to support high-resolution audio (24-bit/192kHz); works with other wireless Play-Fi devices for whole-house music.

Jordan O'Brien · October 27, 2017

Hands On Review: Meridian 258 Eight-Channel Amplifier and 218 Zone Controller

Meridian establishes a leadership position in the whole-house, multiroom audio market with its new 258 Eight-Channel Amplifier and 218 Zone Controller. CE Pro gets a hands-on look at both.

Robert Archer · October 09, 2017

MQA Forms Alliance with Streaming Service Deezer

Alliance between MQA and Deezer will enable products from Bluesound, LG, Onkyo, MOON by Simaudio and Sony to playback streaming MQA high-resolution audio from Deezer.

Robert Archer · September 06, 2017

Hi-Res Audio vs. Hi-Res Music: What’s the Difference?

Two different designations ‘Hi Res Audio’ and ‘Hi Res Music’ have emerged from separate groups with distinct sampling and bit rates. BluOS aims to clarify at CEDIA 2017.

Jason Knott · September 01, 2017

Meridian’s Compact 251 Powered Zone Controller for Hi-Res Audio Is Only $1,500

For a lower price than you’d expect with Meridian, the compact 251 Powered Zone Controller supports high-resolution audio and MQA as it delivers 2 x 100W for two passive loudspeakers or a soundbar for media room projects.

Chelsea Cafiero · August 08, 2017

Denon HEOS Adds High-Res Audio Support for Multiroom Drive

Upgrading its all-in-one multiroom solution, Denon HEOS now offers four zones of high-resolution audio playback on its HEOS Drive.

Robert Archer · July 28, 2017

Talk about Luxury Audio, Magico Prices M6 Floorstanding Loudspeaker at $172,000/Pair

The high-performance audio company Magico has introduced its new M6 floorstanding loudspeaker, which is a multi-driver, three-way product that stands just short of 5-feet tall and delivers a frequency response of 22Hz to 50kHz.

Robert Archer · June 26, 2017

Roon Labs Partners with ProSource to Provide Whole-House Hi-Res Audio

Music management software company Roon Labs partners with ProSource to provide the buying group’s members with a robust networked audio solution capable of providing whole-house audio.

Robert Archer · June 21, 2017

Lode Audio Launches into U.S. Multiroom Audio Market

UK-based Lode Audio debuts integrator-targeted single- and four-zone multiroom audio systems in U.S. market. Signs several deals with rep firms.

Jason Knott · May 31, 2017

MQA, Nugs.net Offer Hi-Res Live Recordings of Metallica, Bruce Springsteen, Others

MQA has entered into a partnership with Nugs.net to provide consumers with the highest available sound quality options for live concert downloads from artists like Metallica and Bruce Springsteen.

Robert Archer · May 30, 2017