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Sonus faber Salutes Andrea Palladio with Olympica Speakers

By Robert Archer · May 10, 2013 • Sonus faber has announced the Olympica line of speakers, and the Italian manufacturer says this new line of products will be rolled out in two phases. The initial release of the line features the launch of two three-way floorstanding speakers and a bookshelf product. Later this year the rest of the line will be announced.

Why Did Fine Sounds Acquire McIntosh?

By Robert Archer · October 8, 2012 • Fine Sounds, parent company of Sonus faber, Audio Research, Wadia and Sumiko, purchased McIntosh from D+M Group. How will the sale impact Fine Sounds and D+M?

Jim Marshall, the Father of Loud, Dies at 88

By Robert Archer · April 5, 2012 • Jim Marshall, founder of Marshall amplifiers, has died at 88. Marshall worked with the world's great guitar players over the past 50 years and helped shape the sound of rock music.

Fine Sounds Acquires U.S. Distribution Company SUMIKO

By CE Pro Editors · July 5, 2011 • Already owners of Sonus faber, Audio Research and Wadia, the Italian-based holding company Fine Sounds has acquired the A/V distributor SUMIKO. The previous owners will retain the REL and Wolf Cinema brands.

Audio Research Reference 150 Stereo Power Amplifier

By Robert Archer · May 3, 2011 • The respected audio manufacturer replaces its longstanding Reference 110 with a new amplifier that utilizes a design concept derived from its anniversary model.

Audio Research Reference Anniversary Preamplifier

By Robert Archer · April 30, 2010 • To mark its 40th anniversary, the Minn.-based specialty audio manufacturer Audio Research has launched a special edition preamplifier.