July 2011

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Monitor Audio Gold GX Now Shipping in Canada

July 29th, 2011, In Home, by


The new Monitor Audio Gold GX is a completely new ‘ground up’ design featuring advanced driver technologies and materials, amalgamated to form a real world, yet truly esoteric speaker range. Attention to detail is evident in every component part, being made from only the finest materials, cast and machined to exacting tolerances. All cabinets are … Continue Reading


New Raysonic CD128D Tube CD-Player

July 29th, 2011, In Home, by

Raysonic CD128

Raysonic, a Canadian (Toronto) based audio product company, has just introduced their new CD128D (image is of the current CD128). The CD128D leverages the current CD128 models design but incorporates new digital connectivity features i.e. a USB and digital input, to meet the growing trend in digital based music. The Raysonic CD128D has been styled … Continue Reading

Brunoco Audio DIVA Amplifier / DAC

July 27th, 2011, In Home, by

Brunoco DiVa

Brunoco Audio Inc., based out of Vancouver, Canada is set to launch their new DIVA digital integrated amplifier 24bit / 192kHz DAC. DIVA takes a SACD quality music source that is delivered by a computer, iPod/iPhone, CD player, set-top box, etc. via a digital input and processes the signal using a state-of-the-art DAC up to … Continue Reading

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound 5 Encore

July 26th, 2011, In Home, by

Beosound 5 Encore

Bank & Olufsen (B&O) has just launched their new BeoSound 5 Encore, which sits as the little brother to their BeoSound 5. The BeoSound 5 Encore is a digital music system that allows for easy navigation of a digital music library and access to internet radio stations. With consumers growing digital music libraries comes the … Continue Reading

Onkyo Remote App for Android Devices

July 26th, 2011, In Home, by


Onkyo is continuing to embrace the latest technology and convergence in home entertainment with the announcement of its first application for the Android mobile platform. Onkyo’s Remote App for Android will allow owners to integrate wireless audio from an Android-based device into their Onkyo home theatre system, and provides a range of remote control functions.… Continue Reading

Monitor Audio i-deck 100 and i-deck 200

July 26th, 2011, In Home, by


There is no shortage of high quality iPod/iPhone docks on the market today. Monitor Audio has just joined the ranks of other companies to offer products in this category with the introduction of the i-deck, a stylish and compact high quality sound system for iPods/iPhones. Available in two models, the i-deck 100 and i-deck 200 … Continue Reading

Bowers & Wilkins CI 300 Series In-Wall Speakers & ISW-3 Subwoofer

July 25th, 2011, In Home, by

B&W CI 300 Series

B&W has announced their new CI300 series (an entry-level in-wall line), together with their new ISW-3 subwoofer.

There are three new CI 300 series models: CCM362: in-ceiling, 6-inch polypropylene cone driver and 1-inch soft-dome tweeter; CCM382: in-ceiling 8-inch polypropylene cone driver and 1-inch soft-dome tweeter and; the CWM362: in-wall two-way speaker that uses the same … Continue Reading

Lenovo Launches 3 Tablets – K1, ThinkPad and IdeaPad P1

July 22nd, 2011, In Home, by


Lenovo has just jumped on the tablet bandwagon by announcing its first tablets – the IdeaPad Tablet K1 for consumers, the ThinkPad Tablet for business customers, and the IdeaPad Tablet P1 for home and office use. The new Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet K1 and ThinkPad Tablets are the company’s first mobile internet devices featuring the Android … Continue Reading

Sonos Introduces The PLAY:3

July 21st, 2011, In Home, by

Sonos Play 3

Sonos, Inc., a manufacturer of wireless music systems has just introduced their PLAY:3. The PLAY:3 is a compact, all-in-one Sonos player. The PLAY:3 can be utilized to build a wireless steaming network and can be wirelessly controlled via free Sonos Controller Apps for Android, iPhone and iPad. PLAY:3 is a small portable device that allows … Continue Reading

NuForce DAC-9 – Now Shipping

July 21st, 2011, In Home, by

NuForce DAC-09

Looking at this DAC make me think of a line from a sci-fi TV series of yesteryear i.e. “BY YOUR COMMAND”. If you don’t recall where the line comes from – look it up – I’m sure you’ll agree. NuForce is now shipping their previously announced DAC-9 Digital-to-Analog Converter, Preamplifier and Headphone Amplifier. The DAC-9 … Continue Reading

Sennheiser CXC 700 ear-canal phones with NoiseGard

July 20th, 2011, In Home, by


Sennheiser has just expanded its Travel Line with the addition of the CXC 700, ear-canal phones with active noise cancellation. As a completely new feature, the innovative NoiseGard/digital system offers travelers a choice of three noise-cancelling profiles – optimized for the wide range of surrounding noise encountered while travelling. This pioneering digital technology enables frequent … Continue Reading

Kaleidescape’s New M700 Disc Vault

July 20th, 2011, In Home, by

Kaleidescape M700

Kaleidescape, Inc., just announced that its new M700 Disc Vault is now available. The M700 is designed to simplify and speed up adding disc based movies and music to a Kaleidescape system. With the M700 Disc Vault up to 320 disks can docked in the integrated carousel, where their content can be copied to a … Continue Reading

NAD T 757 A/V Receiver

July 19th, 2011, In Home, by

NAD T 757

NAD Electronics has just announced the immediate availability of the NAD T 757, a new surround sound A/V receiver. The T 757 is a 7.1-channel, (120-watt x 7) surround sound A/V receiver that incorporates NAD’s proprietary Modular Design Construction (MDC) architecture. MDC provides the owner with the ability to easily upgrade the T 757 to … Continue Reading

beyerdynamic T 70 and T 70 p Headphones

July 18th, 2011, In Home, by

Beyerdynamic T 70 and T 70 p

beyerdynamic Inc. has just introduced two new models to the Tesla family of Premium headphones: the T 70 and T 70 p. With an MSRP of $669.00 US each, Tesla technology is now more affordable than ever. The Heilbronn audio specialist compiles a series of design measures under the Tesla name that lend the earphones … Continue Reading

Seidio Active Case for Apple iPad 2 Review

July 18th, 2011, In Other Gear, Reviews, by

Seidio Active Case for Apple iPad 2

There is no shortage of tablet choices on the market. There is also no debate as to which tablet is the most popular. You guessed it – I’m referring to Apple’s iPad. I should say that I wasn’t one of the several million who jumped on the bandwagon and bought the first generation iPad. There … Continue Reading

NAD C 446 Digital Media Player

July 18th, 2011, In Home, by

NAD C 446

Lenbrook Canada, the Canadian distributor of numerous high-performance audio/video brands, has just introduced the new NAD C 446 Digital Media Player. This new component enables music lovers to network and stream popular digital formats from their computer, Android phone, Apple iOS device, or network hard drive, while providing high quality Internet radio, FM/AM, and DAB/DAB+ … Continue Reading

Krell Phantom & Phantom II Preamps in Production

July 15th, 2011, In Home, by

Krell Phantom Preamp

Krell has just announced that their first production run of Phantom and Phantom II preamplifiers has begun this week. The Phantom preamps replace the Evolution 202 / 222 preamps, utilizing a similar chassis but with different internals. The Phantom preamp can be ordered with an optional crossover, which is a first for Krell. The crossover … Continue Reading

Fidelity Electronics to Distribute Pandigital in Canada

July 15th, 2011, In Home, by


Fidelity Electronics, a company that delivers Digital Memory products and lifestyle accessories under the Fidelity and other brands, and under private label for manufacturers and retailers, has just announced that has become the Canadian distributor for Pandigital. Pandigital, headquartered in Dublin, California, offers an excellent range of Media Tablets, eReaders, Digital Photo Frames and Digital … Continue Reading

Wharfedale’s All-New Jade Series Loudspeakers

July 14th, 2011, In Home, by

Wharfedale Jade-C2

Wharfedale has just announced that their new Jade series loudspeaker line will be released this August. The Jade Series was first shown at the European Bristol Show in February 2011. The Jade series is the newest audiophile class speaker design from Wharfedale and integrates the latest technology and production improvements from Wharfedale’s in-house design. Computer-aided … Continue Reading

HP TouchPad 4G Tablet

July 13th, 2011, In Home, by


HP has just revealed the HP TouchPad 4G which will be available exclusively in the United States on the nation’s fastest mobile broadband network, AT&T. Information about a Canadian model is not available at this time, although a similar model is expected to follow in Canada. With a faster 1.5-GHz processor, 32 GB of internal … Continue Reading

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