Archive for the ‘Media Servers’ Category

Wadax announces the Hermes digital streaming module for the PRE 1 universal digital preamp

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

CONTACT Rick Brown +01 612 817 1599 – email: rb@wadax.eu

WADAX ANNOUNCES NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH AT THE 2012 MUNICH HIGH END SHOW MAY 03 – 06, ATRIUM 4 – E207.

CARLSBAD, CA April 25, 2012

WADAX of Spain, a world leader in advanced digital audio electronics announces the debut of the Hermes digital streaming module for the PRE 1 universal digital preamp. The Hermes ClearStream is a recording and playback streamer. It combines digital file management with the D/A conversion stage. All file management is synchronously clocked with the D/A master clock. With this protocol, the best possible CD content for the PRE 1 is the Hermes streamed from a bit perfect source i.e. hard disk or solid state storage. No “spinning disc” transport can improve this connection for sound quality.
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New Look for Amarra Launches at RMAF

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011
Sonic Studio showcases acclaimed sound with new release

San Anselmo — This October, over 1,100 exhibitors and 3,500 audio enthusiasts will gather in Denver, Colorado for the 8th annual Rocky Mountain Audio Fest. The newly improved Amarra product family will be showcased by its creator, Sonic Studio, LLC, in conjunction with several industry-leading channel affiliates. Partners AudioEngine, Audio Plus Services, Benchmark, Bottlehead, Cypher Labs, Dan D’Agostino, Eficion, Esoteric, High End Palace, Mach 2 Music and Ron Meyer Recordings will all feature Amarra and MINI in their suites.
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KanexPro Introduces Cube Up™ – 2D to 3D Converter with Built-in Scaler at CEDIA EXPO 2011

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Brea, Calif., September 1st, 2011 – KanexPro (Booth #309) the leading A/V Connectivity solutions provider is pleased to introduce a cutting-edge 2D to 3D converter called the “CubeUp”. This 3D converter is designed to take content from your 2D video sources and instantaneously convert it into 3D for viewing on 3D enabled TVs and 3D based DLP projectors and monitors. Comprised of one HDMI input and one HDMI output for connecting it to the 3DTV, this compact box features real-time hardware conversion of 2D content to 3D during playback. Engineered to transform sources such as PCs, Blu-ray players, STB’s and cable boxes to 3D format. In addition, 3D depth and scaling parameters can be fully adjusted simply at the touch of a button.
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Latest mini media marvel from Crystal Acoustics decodes more file formats, handles HD Audio and is even smaller still

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

The PicoHD5.1 portable Media Player from Crystal Acoustics caused quite a stir when launched. Well, the company has come back with something even better – the MediaMatchbox. The new design decodes even more video formats – now including Blu-ray; offers increased video bandwidth; HD Audio passthrough and downmix; navigation keys on the device; and video enhancement controls.
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KanexPro Introduces Wireless HDMI up to 50ft.

Friday, July 1st, 2011

KanexPro is pleased to announce its Wireless HDMI Extender Kit. The ultimate, high quality solution for extending signals over the air up to 50ft. (15m). The system consists of two powered devices; transmitter and receiver, both included.The wireless extender is based on the WHDI™ technology, which enables top-quality wireless uncompressed HD 1080p video delivery throughout the home, allowing consumers to connect any HD source to any HD display.
Very simple set-up and no software installation required! Just connect the transmitter device to any HDMI source, such as a Blu-ray player, A/V receiver, STB or even a PC, and users can now transmit uninterrupted HDMI signals wirelessly. The extender fully supports HDCP and EDID requirements ensuring the display of content-protected media and interoperability with other HDCP devices. Ideal for use in retro-fit installations in commercial or residential environment where traditional cabling cannot be deployed.
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Aurender Music Archive and Player

Monday, May 23rd, 2011
    Seoul, Korea – May 20, 2011 – Widealab Incorporated announced today the launch of their Aurender Series Digital Music Archive and Playback Systems with Solid State Drive Playback and iPad user interface. Solid State Drives have numerous advantages over CD mechanisms and hard disk drives which have mechanical parts that wear down and emit noise. More importantly, there are limitations to accurately reading and playing back data from a spinning disk in real time. Solid State Drives have no disks, no seek times and vastly lower random access times than hard disk drives and compact disk drives. This ensures absolute accuracy in reading and playback of music files.

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FREE REMOTE PRO FOR iPAD® APP DELIVERS QSONIX WIRELESS CONTROL – A PERFECT DIGITAL MUSIC MANAGEMENT AND WIFI MARRIAGE

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

Newbury Park, CA (March 21, 2011) – Qsonix, the leading digital music server developer announces their new Remote Pro for iPad free app download available immediately in the iTunes® store that fulfills the demand for a one-touch iPad interface to wirelessly control any Qsonix products. As marriages go, users will experience this one as love at first sight.
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Bring your stereo and computer audiophile to life with new Trends Combo 10 Desktop Hi-Fi System!

Thursday, September 9th, 2010


Dear Music Lover,

For immediate release:

Date: September 1, 2010

Contact: ITOK Media Limited

David Ho

Tel: (852) 2152 2988

Email: sales@TrendsAudio.com

Bring your stereo and computer audiophile to life with new Trends Combo 10 Desktop Hi-Fi System!

Hong Kong, September 1, 2010 – ITOK Media Limited, renowned Hong Kong manufacturer of high

end but not high priced audio products, has launched its Hi-Fi products and the computer

Integration – Combo 10 Desktop Hi-Fi System. Bypass the sound card and use Trends UD-10.1

Lite USB Audio Converter plugs into the PC or Mac’s USB port. It allows the audiophile or music

lover to hook up to Trends TA-10.2P Class-T Power Amplifier and Trends Tube Headphone/Pre Amplifier

to play computer music through this Combo 10 Desktop Hi-Fi system.

“Thanks to the excellent power supply handling, the high accuracy clock and the sophisticated

digital output circuit, Combo 10 Desktop Hi-Fi System makes your PC/Mac to behave as a high-end

CD transport to work with an external DAC. Yet, the Combo 10 Desktop Hi-Fi System and PC/Mac

combination provides better sound quality, larger storage capacity and a more user-friendly

interface than most standard CD players. ” says David Ho, the marketing director of Trends Audio

“Sound quality this good is now available in a size and price that you can afford, and is no longer

the exclusive domain of larger “audiophile” systems”.


Meanwhile, one AC power supply unit of Trends PW-10 PSU concurrently support THREE audio

appliances: (TA-10.2P, PA-10, UD-10), making Combo 10 Desktop Hi-Fi System perfect for

integrating your Desktop PC, iPhone/iPod/iPad or Smartphone into your audio system and

achieves the sound quality of high-end Hi-Fi but in a very affordable price.

The Combo 10 Desktop Hi-Fi system includes the following components:

- Trends UD-10.1 Lite USB Audio Converter(Body)

- Trends PA-10 Tube Headphone/Pre Amplifier(Body) -incl. Tube

- Trends TA-10.2P Class-T Power Amplifier (body)

- Trends PW-10 PSU 220V or 110V

- Trends CQ-553 USB Cable A to B

- 3.5mm to RCA Audiophile cable

- Trends QB-773 Audiophile Audio Cable

- Power Cord

- Cables x 3 (Red, Yellow and White)

Combo 10 Desktop Hi-Fi System delivers accurate performance – with dramatically reduced

distortion from the computer for incredibly realistic sound and provides:

- all functions of Audiophile USB Transport, USB DAC, headphone amplifier, pre-amplifier and power amplifier.

- Compact design (mini-size & light weight), easy portable and setup for Hi-Fi room, living room, sleeping room or even right beside your laptop computer.

- High-end Burr Brown PCM2704 IC for USB audio conversion.

- Separated digital/analog ground. The digital GND (network) and the analog GND (solid) is totally separated except connected via a ferrite bread in a single point. It effectively reduces interference between digital signals and analog signals.

- Applied RS422 driving IC to concurrently drive 2 groups of digital outputs. Audiophiles can compare the differences between these digital outputs instantly or play for the Bi-DACs.

- Proprietary impedance matching circuits for Coaxial(75ohm) digital outputs.

- Applied the specially designed pulse transformers for Coaxial outputs to further isolated interference from UD-10.1 Lite to the external DAC. The most pure, accurate, standard digital signal is then regenerated with minimum interference and jitter.

- Plug-and-play without driver installation for most PC/Mac operating systems, e.g. Windows 7, Windows 2000, Windows XP and Mac OS X or above.

- Specific circuit design and components of Trends PW-10 PSU applied for different power usage characteristics, which perfect match the different applications in high-frequency, high-current, digital and/or analog circuits for Trends Combo 10 Desktop Hi-Fi System.

- High quality EMI noise filter in Trends PW-10 PSU is added to filter out those high frequency noise inducted from the global electricity network from Trends Combo Desktop Hi-Fi System.

- Innovative circuit design of low voltage hybrid (tube/transistor) & pure class-A circuit pre-amplifier to provide the best sound performance and easy/safe DIYer accessibility.

- The pre-amplifier supports both 6DJ8/6922 series and 12AU7 series tubes by simply switching the jumpers. DIYers can easily change their both series tubes to enjoy the fun.

- ONE bi-triode 6DJ8/6922 or 12AU7 tube as voltage amplification and TWO MOSFETs as output driver the pre-amplifier perform the warm, comfortable tube sound and in addition, guarantee the high fidelity & sufficient driving power to the next power amplifier stage.

- Provide TWO sets of switchable audio inputs in the pre-amplifier including CD input and PC/iPod input(with higher gain is provided for small output PC/Mac/iPod/iPad).

Trends Combo 10 Desktop Hi-Fi System is now available and the suggested retail prices are only US$730(Chinese 6N11 Tube), US$770(Russian 6H23n Tube) and US$770(USA 12AU7 Tube). For more information or interested to become their resellers, you can contact their dealers near you or visit their web site at http://www.TrendsAudio.com or by email at sales@TrendsAudio.com.

About Trends Audio.

Trends Audio is a Hong Kong based company working in audio/video and

multimedia production. Since the release of Trends TA-10 Class-T Stereo

Audio Amplifier in 2006, Trends TA-10 Class-T Stereo Audio Amplifier

has won the most award-winning product in its category. Trends Audio’s

products have become legendary for their compact design, performance

and reliability in high end audio market.

Please feel free to contact us if you would like to have an interview

with us or request a FREE trial of Combo 10 Desktop Hi-Fi System.

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Qsonix Ships New Q2 Series Music Server Systems

Friday, July 9th, 2010

QSONIX NOW SHIPPING ALL NEW MODELS

NEW GENERATION ELEVATES MUSIC SERVER STYLE, PERFORMANCE AND SOUND

Newbury Park, CA (July 1, 2010) – Qsonix introduces and announces immediate availability of its new Q2 series—the first of its much-anticipated new music server systems since announcing its partnership with digital audio specialist Wadia Digital.

A completely superior, new design, the Q2 series replaces the critically acclaimed Q100 line. The new Q205 & Q210 systems are built on Qsonix’s next generation hardware & software platform and incorporate Wadia Digital’s world-renowned digital audio output technology, elevating the category to a new reference level in high performance audio.

Housed in a new mechanical enclosure featuring a precision-machined aluminum front panel, the Q2 series products are whisper quiet and exude an understated elegance. The Qsonix award-winning user experience takes on a new degree of simple sophistication with a hi-resolution refined GUI and iPad™ compatible remote control interface.

Sonically the Q205 is in a category of its own with support for uncompressed high-definition 24/192kHz bit audio and a custom designed digital output platform by Wadia Digital. The Q205 includes all of the most important digital outputs including; AES/EBU balanced digital audio, S/PDIF, TosLink and USB. (more…)

QSONIX, WADIA DIGITAL JOIN FORCES

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

FOR WORLDWIDE SALES AND NEW TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT

Newbury Park, CA (May 24, 2010) –Leading digital music server developer Qsonix and legendary digital audio component manufacturer Wadia Digital, Inc. announce their new powerhouse alliance. The collaboration takes advantage of essential technological synergies each company brings, backed by Wadia’s expert handling of worldwide sales and marketing for both groups.

Wadia’s award-winning reputation is for continuous creation of digital audio components that inspire and make music come alive on a scale that satisfies the most demanding audiophile. Qsonix develops the industry’s preferred music management systems for music collectors and discerning audio buffs in the ultra-modern era of digital hard drive accuracy and enjoyment.

Together, they are the dream team, demonstrating a rock solid commitment to exceed the expectations of dealers and customers in their music experience. Now Wadia can fill the demand by its customers for a high-performance music server with an unrivalled product. At the same time, Qsonix gains a technology partner that has a proven track record for exceptional quality. (more…)

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