Archive for February, 2013

Vanatoo wins Stereo Mojo Editor’s Choice “Maximum Mojo Award”

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Vanatoo wins rare Editor’s Choice award for high quality affordable audio.

SEATTLE, WA – Vanatoo Corporation, the maker of elegant, compact, and affordable powered loudspeakers that reproduce music exactly the way it was recorded, is pleased to announce that the Transparent One powered speaker has won the Editor’s Choice “Maximum Mojo Award”. The status was awarded by Stereo Mojo, one of the leading online publications for audiophiles and music lovers of all sorts. Stereo Mojo scours the market for the best in innovative and affordable high-end audio, and “discovered” Vanatoo at the 2012 Rocky Mountain Audio Fest. (more…)

“Hearing Is Believing” With The Emotiva Experience

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Affordable High-End Audio Manufacturer Kicks Off Customer Road Show In Chicago

FRANKLIN, TN, February 19, 2013 – The Emotiva Audio Corporation, a leader in high performance audio and video equipment, will offer music fans a chance to experience the state-of-the-art in home theater audio as well as the latest in audiophile equipment during a free, day-long event in Chicago. On Saturday, April 13, the Emotiva Experience will be at the Chicago Marriott Naperville from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Anyone interested in high-end audio will be able to experience Emotiva’s home theater system in one room and a two-channel audiophile system in another. Additional home theater equipment will be set-up in the company’s travelling hospitality center, the Emotiva Lounge. (more…)

NAD Announces C 516BEE CD Player

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Affordable Complement to Company’s Classic Components Offers Best-In-Class Sound, Ease of Operation and Energy Savings

Pickering, Ontario, February 13, 2013 — NAD Electronics, the highly regarded manufacturer of high-performance audio/video components, announces their new C 516BEE Player, an affordable, high performance CD player engineered for musicality and simplicity true to the brand’s proud tradition. Replacing its predecessor, the popular NAD C 515BEE, the C 516BEE is available now with an MSRP of $299. (more…)

THIEL Audio Appoints Bob Brown to Board of Directors, Taps Industry Veteran as Interim COO

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

(Lexington, KY) February 6, 2013 — THIEL Audio (www.thielaudio.com) winner of over 60 prestigious awards for loudspeaker design and performance since 1978, has announced that consumer electronics senior executive Bob Brown has been appointed to the company’s board of directors and will take over as interim COO effective immediately. Brown, recently named to CEDIA’s board of directors, brings a rich legacy and successful track record in the performance audio category to THIEL as the former President and CEO of Lenbrook America, which distributed NAD Electronics and PSB Speakers. Brown was also President and COO of Tivoli Audio and currently serves as the international sales manager for ZVOX Audio.

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Bowers & Wilkins launches AM-1 Weatherproof Loudspeaker

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Great sound, whatever the weather

The Bowers & Wilkins AM-1 is a durable, weatherproof loudspeaker, which avoids the acoustic compromises commonly associated with all-weather monitors, and delivers high-performance audio in an incredibly resilient and versatile package. Suitable for use outside and indoors, AM-1 is available in white or black finishes. (more…)

Award-Winning Studio Designer Selects Bryston 4BSST² Amplifier to Drive Control Room Monitors

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Peterborough, Ontario February 4th, 2013 — Bryston, LTD (www.bryston.com) has announced that award-winning studio designer Carl Tatz has selected the Bryston 4BSST2 stereo amplifier to power the control room monitors in a studio designed for multi-Grammy®-winning engineer Bob Bullock. “I brought the first Bryston 4B to the Nashville studio scene in the ’80s. (more…)

Affordable Hifi Lives with SVS Ultra Series Towers

Monday, February 4th, 2013

An upswept trapezoidal shape and horizontally-opposed dual woofer array are highlights of SVS’ flagship floorstanding speaker, which comes with an audition-friendly 45-day in-home trial.

Girard, OH – February 31, 2013SVS, a worldwide leader in high performance home audio products, proudly announces shipping of the Ultra Tower Speakers, the flagship models in the Ultra Series line which feature a performance driven trapezoidal form factor and countless sonic science-inspired design elements and materials. (more…)

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