September 2012

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DEQX HDP-Express II Two-channel Processor

September 27th, 2012, In Home, by


DEQX (pronounced as DEX), has just introduced the HDP-Express II stereo two-channel processor. DEQX processors are designed to correct the distortion that all speakers make and provide room compensation. DEQX processors are unique in that they are designed to correct frequency-response errors as well as timing errors by adjusting thousands of frequency groups to arrive … Continue Reading


Onkyo DS-A5 iPod/iPhone/iPad Dock

September 26th, 2012, In Home, by


Onkyo, has just introduced their new DS-A5 iPod/iPhone/iPad Dock, which provides AirPlay wireless streaming capabilities to connected Onkyo A/V receivers, as well as many other products. The Onkyo DS-A5 allows owners of recent Onkyo A/V receivers – as well as older models lacking a USB port or an Ethernet connection – to enjoy all the … Continue Reading

Beatles Vinyl Remastered – Coming Nov. 2012

September 24th, 2012, In Home, by

The Beatles on Vinyl

Michael Fremer of Analog Planet and Stereophile Magazine fame has just reported that a remastered Beatles catalog is going to be reissued on vinyl in November 2012. This is welcome new to all Beatles fans and vinyl enthusiasts. Below is the blog post from Analog Planet’s website:

“After a delay of a few years, due Continue Reading

CANADA HiFi October/November 2012 Digital/Tablet/iPad Edition is Now Available!

September 24th, 2012, In Home, by

CANADA HiFi iPad edition small

The digital edition of the October/November 2012 issue is now available in the Digital Editions section. Features inside this issue include:

  • The New Role of Smartphones and Tablets In Home Entertainment
  • How Is Music Stored In the Digital Format and What Do Higher Resolutions Mean?
  • Bits & Bytes – Digital Music Demystified Part II: An
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Electrocompaniet ECI 6DS Integrated Amplifier DAC

September 21st, 2012, In Home, by


Electrocompaniet, a Norwegian based high-end audio product company, has just announced a new all-in-one amplifier, DAC and network music player, the ECI 6DS. The ECI 6DS streams music from your network, wired or wireless (WiFi). With analog and digital connections, including USB, Blu-ray players, CD players, satellite television tuners as well as computers can also … Continue Reading

exaSound Audio Design e20 DXD/DSD DAC

September 20th, 2012, In Home, by

exaSound Audio Design e20 DXD-DSD DAC

Toronto-based exaSound Audio Design has just introduced its new e20 DXD/DSD DAC a stereo asynchronous USB interface supporting 384kHz/32bit PCM, and 2822.4/5644.8 MHz DSD, priced at $2,499. The e20 DAC is said to take performance of the company’s e18 DAC to the next level. It is refined for the perfect stereo experience, has even … Continue Reading

OPPO BDP-103 and BDP-105

September 20th, 2012, In Home, by

Oppo BDP-103 and 105

OPPO Digital has just annouced two new universal Blu-ray Disc players – the BDP-103 and BDP-105. Both new players are universal Blu-ray Disc players supporting: Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, DVD-Video, DVD-Audio, Super Audio CD (SACD), HDCD, and CD formats. The new players both offer a number of connectivity options with three USB ports as well as … Continue Reading

Boston Acoustics – M Series Loudspeakers

September 19th, 2012, In Home, by

Boston Acoustics M Series Speakers

Boston Acoustics, a D+M Group company, has just launched their new M Series loudspeaker line. The M Series is comprised of seven models that accommodate home theatre, surround and stereo applications. The M Series lineup includes the following models:
M350: 3-way floorstander with four 5 ¼” woofers and a 4” midrange;
M340: 3-way floorstander with … Continue Reading

Wireless Xplosion To Show and Sell Its Mobile and Tablet Accessories at TAVES!

September 18th, 2012, In Home, by


TAVES is proud to announce that Wireless Xplosion Ltd., a leading wholesales distributor of mobile phone and tablet accessory brands, will be showcasing its wide selection of products at the upcoming 2012 TAVES (September 28-30, King Edward Hotel, downtown Toronto). Consumers will have to opportunity to purchase mobile phone and tablet cases, Bluetooth accessories, as … Continue Reading

Denon D-M39S Desktop Music System

September 18th, 2012, In Home, by

Denon DM39-S Desktop System

Denon Electronics, has just released a premium compact Desktop Music System, the D-M39S. This new all-in-one D-M39S music system is claimed to provides a rich and immersive listening experience with a host of connectivity options. The D-M39S has an integrated high-performance CD player that allows playback of popular music file types including MP3 and WMA … Continue Reading

Denon DBT-3313UDCI 3D Blu-ray Player

September 17th, 2012, In Home, by


Denon Electronics, is shoring up its Blu-ray player ranks with the new addition of its DBT‐3313UDCI Universal Disc Player. The DBT-3313UDCI features a sleek new cosmetic design with an aluminum front-panel and plays virtually all 5-inch silver discs, including high-resolution sonic playback through DVD-Audio and SACD. The player also enhances the home entertainment experience with … Continue Reading

Chord Chrodette QuteHD DAC

September 17th, 2012, In Home, by

Chord Chordette

Just released by Chord Electronics, is their new Chordette QuteHD DAC, which offers Chord performance at more affordable prices. Hand-built in Chord Electronics’ head office by the riverside in Kent. Engineered by the same team behind Chord’s six-figure priced electronics, the new QuteHD promises transparency and detail when connected to digital devices e.g. PC, Mac, … Continue Reading

Apple Introduces New iPod touch & iPod nano

September 13th, 2012, In Home, by


Yesterday Apple introduced the new lineup of the world’s most popular music players including the incredible all-new iPod touch and reinvented iPod nano. The new iPod touch is the thinnest iPod touch ever and features a brilliant 4-inch Retina display; a 5 megapixel iSight camera with 1080p HD video recording; Apple’s A5 chip; Siri, the … Continue Reading

Apple Introduces iPhone 5

September 13th, 2012, In Home, by


Yesterday Apple today announced the new iPhone 5, the thinnest and lightest iPhone ever, completely redesigned to feature a stunning new 4-inch Retina display; an Apple-designed A6 chip for blazing fast performance; and ultrafast wireless technology—all while delivering even better battery life. iPhone 5 comes with iOS 6, the world’s most advanced mobile operating system … Continue Reading

Panasonic PT-AE8000U 3D Projector

September 13th, 2012, In Home, by

Panasonic PT-AE8000U

Panasonic has just announced their new PT-AE8000U full-HD 3D home theater projector. This new projector provides 2,400 lumens of brightness and a 500,000:1 contrast ratio as well as 1080p resolution. Since 2003, Panasonic has manufactured high quality home theater projectors in collaboration with Hollywood filmmakers and Panasonic’s Hollywood Laboratory. The PT-AE8000U is the latest projector … Continue Reading

New Apple iTunes in Oct. 2012

September 13th, 2012, In Home, by


Apple has just announced a new version of iTunes for Mac, PC and iOS device. The new iTunes has a completely redesigned player, with a new look and allows for seamless integration with iCloud. With iCloud integration, your music, movie and TV purchases made on any of your iOS devices or computers is conveniently displayed … Continue Reading

NAD VISO 1 AP with Air-Play

September 12th, 2012, In Home, by

NAD Air Play

NAD Electronics, has just expanded its VISO Series with their new NAD VISO 1 AP. The VISO 1 AP is digital device with Wi-Fi network and Apple AirPlay capabilities. Like its sibling, the current NAD VISO 1 that was released in 2011, the new VISO 1 AP is said to remains solidly true to NAD’s … Continue Reading

Naim CD5si CD Player

September 11th, 2012, In Home, by

Naim CD5si

Naim has just launched its new entry-level CD player the CD5si. The CD5si is claimed to be an improvement on its predecessor, the CD5i, with the main objective of improving sound quality. The new CD5si design includes the Burr Brown PCM 1793 DAC, which is similar in performance and architecture to the DAC used in … Continue Reading

Nordost Intros First American made High Speed HDMI Cable

September 10th, 2012, In Home, by

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Nordost has just announced the introduction of its new Blue Heaven High Speed HDMI cable. This is the first HDMI cable entirely designed, manufactured and hand-terminated in the USA, and was built to overcome the quality control and performance variability that is so apparent with mass-produced HDMI cables. Nordost’s proven track record of developing and … Continue Reading

Paradigm’s 30th Anniversary Edition Series

September 10th, 2012, In Home, by

Paradigm 30th Anniversary Series

Paradigm Electronics Inc. has launched a 30th Anniversary Edition Series. Finished in a stunning Dark Garnet Gloss, this anniversary series will be available as a true limited edition. With the new Anniversary Edition Series, Paradigm has continued to keep affordability as key, while using the series as an opportunity to showcase groundbreaking developments in speaker … Continue Reading

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