Posts Tagged ‘Speakers’

Axiom Audio Launches New “Monster” Center Channel

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Dwight, Ontario, Canada (February 2nd 2012) – Axiom Audio (http://www.hometheaterhifi.com/avdirectory/944-companies/1113-axiom-audio.html), long known as a leader in sound quality research, has added another center channel to round out its comprehensive center lineup. The company announced today the official release of its VP160 Center Channel, an innovative center speaker design that takes its cue from the M60 tower speaker, one of Axiom’s most popular products.

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MODVO expands its second-generation products

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

MODVO expands their second-generation products

For nearly 2 years, our 2nd generation products have been in work for some time now.  The very first 2nd generation speaker was Introduce as the EX-90 (from the Executive Line).  This product was in beta testing with a release date in February of 2010, but due to unavailable parts, this product had to be put on the shelf.  In response to this misfortune, we decided to continue the push of our 1st generation products (Reference MM-100 and CM-100 Modules).  The Reference Mini Monitor 100 (reference MM-100) speaker (nearly 3 years old) still holds its own and offers exceptional quality and performance for the price.  At just $250 a pair, these speakers offers  hand built cabinets and crossovers with high quality components that use point-to-point soldering (no PC boards), usually found in speakers costing almost twice their price.
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Audioengine Introduces A5+ Premium Powered Speaker System

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – October 1, 2011 – Audioengine today announced the release of the Audioengine 5+ Premium Powered Speaker System.

The Audioengine 5+ (A5+) active speakers deliver audiophile-quality sound and features at a price that continues to set the standard for affordable high-quality audio. Connect your iDevice, computer, TV, or any other audio component for great stereo sound.
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Velodyne Grows Chrysalis Brand with Recent Distribution Partnerships

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Velodyne, the world’s leading manufacturer of powered subwoofers, has bolstered the distribution network for its Chrysalis line of subwoofers through several recent distribution partnerships throughout North America.

Among the new distributors for Velodyne’s Chrysalis brand include Allnet Distributing (Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana and Kentucky), Big Dog Distributing (Atlanta, Ga. and Nashville, Tenn.), Bursma Electronic Distributing (Michigan, Ohio and Western Pennsylvania), Cardinal Sales (New York City) and Pacific Cabling Solutions (British Columbia, Canada).
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KEF T Series, Universal Wireless System Rocks “Hip Hop Paradise” on DIY Network’s Man Caves

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

KEF, the renowned manufacturer of innovative, reference-quality loudspeakers, will have several products, including the KEF T Series and Universal Wireless System, prominently featured in an upcoming episode of DIY Network’s popular show, Man Caves.

Hosted by licensed contractor Jason Cameron and former NFL great and current Fox Network NFL analyst Tony “The Goose” Siragusa, each episode of Man Caves features a complete transformation of an ordinary living space into the ultimate, one-of-a-kind “refuge” from every-day life for one lucky man. During the show, Cameron and Siragusa offer viewers’ tips and ideas on how to create a similar entertainment setting for themselves with do-it-yourself instructions for all homeowners.
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Wireless Speakers Made Easy: KEF Launches Universal Wireless System 2.0

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

KEF, the renowned manufacturer of innovative, reference-quality loudspeakers, has announced the launch of Universal Wireless System 2.0. Using advanced, proprietary technology to eliminate interface with potentially conflicting devices, the wireless system transmits CD quality sound to speakers and features enhanced software and a more powerful transmitter than the previous version. The KEF Universal Wireless System 2.0 is compatible with the full range of KEF loudspeakers and most other brands of loudspeakers, and is available now for just $499.
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KEF T-Series Take Home Gold from CEA Mark of Excellence Awards

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

KEF, the renowned manufacturer of innovative, reference-quality loudspeakers, has announced its T Series Flat Panel Loudspeaker line has been awarded Gold in the “Speaker of the Year” category by the 2011 CEA TechHome Mark of Excellence Award committee.
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KEF T Series Flat Panel Speakers Named CEA Mark of Excellence Award Finalist

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

KEF, the renowned manufacturer of innovative, reference-quality loudspeakers, has announced the new T Series Flat Panel Loudspeaker line has been named a finalist for “Speaker of the Year” by the 2011 CEA TechHome Mark of Excellence Award committee.

 

As one of the thinnest high performance home theater and flat panel audio systems, the KEF T Series complements today’s stylish flat panel televisions and offers serious audiophile quality sound from exceptionally thin speakers.

 

The CEA Mark of Excellence Awards program recognizes the best in home electronics products, services and installed technology. Winners of this year’s award will be announced at the CEA Mark of Excellence Dinner Reception held Friday, March 18 at EHX 2011 in Orlando, Fla.

 

“We are proud to have the CEA Mark of Excellence Awards program recognize the truly unique design of the T Series,” said Alec Chanin, president of KEF America. “The T Series was designed to deliver superior sound in the form of a low-profile, ultra-thin flat panel speaker. By combining KEF’s legendary sound with this innovative design, we’ve developed the perfect flat panel loudspeaker for virtually any setting.”

 

The new T Series combines two landmark KEF innovations: a radical new ultra-low profile bass and midrange driver, and a large, fully vented new tweeter. Both the drivers and tweeter are incorporated into cabinets only 35mm deep, delivering true high-fidelity sound in a thin speaker that perfectly complements the aesthetics of the latest flat screen TVs. Sweet and pure midrange performance is assured by a new large diaphragm tweeter developed directly from the Concept Blade loudspeaker project.

 

The T Series also features KEF’s innovative Selecta-mount system which uses a clever internal connecting system to automatically adjust the crossover depending on how the loudspeaker is mounted, giving users the freedom to place the loudspeakers wherever they want and still enjoy great sound.

 

Judged by independent systems integrators, manufacturers, consultants and members of the media, the CEA panel recognizes the industry’s most outstanding products across 31 product categories, including home theater speakers.

 

Attendees to EHX 2011 can demo the T Series at the KEF Booth 1101A.

 

About KEF

KEF, a division of GP Acoustics, is a UK-based company that has earned a reputation as the premier manufacturer of stunning, audiophile-quality speakers for modern home theater, hi-fi and custom installation applications. KEF products, distributed around the world, have won awards on both sides of the Atlantic. KEF is a brand name long associated with style, quality and technical innovation. Founded in 1961 by a British electrical engineer named Raymond Cooke on the banks of the River Medway, KEF is driven by a passionate belief in the power of innovation and quality. Still occupying the same riverbank site, KEF remains passionate about its patented, proven technologies such as Uni-Q® and ACE®. These characteristics, traditions and, above all, quality, secure KEF’s reputation as a world class manufacturer of the best speakers in the world.

 

About KEF America, Inc.

KEF America, a division of KEF Audio, offers loyal North American audiophiles a line of innovative speakers and components unmatched in the industry for quality and innovation. Headquartered in Marlboro, New Jersey, KEF America shares the same guiding principles as its British counterpart: ground-breaking design, exceptional sound and an unshakeable commitment to excellence. For additional information about KEF and its award-winning products and unique technology, please visit www.kef.com.

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Samson to Expand Expedition Line of Portable Sound Systems

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

New models offer users a wireless and a 500 watt solutions ideal for parties, tailgates, karaoke and more

Hauppauge, NY – February 03, 2010 – Samson Technologies, an industry leading audio technology manufacturer, is excited to announce two new additions to the Expedition family of Portable Sound Systems.  Due out in April of this year the XP40iw (wireless) and XP510i will join the highly successful XP308i Portable Sound System.  The new models will continue Expedition tradition of delivering powerful single system portable sound and are perfect at a tailgate, backyard barbeque, wedding or Christmas party. (more…)

Role Audio Adds “Green” Options for Its Speaker Line

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Role Audio introduces environmentally friendly “green” options for all its
loudspeakers.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NORTH CAROLINA — Role Audio is offering environmentally and health friendly ,
formaldehyde free loudspeakers as options for its full line of eight critically acclaimed small loudspeakers. Over the long term, Role Audio will replace all standard loudspeakers with formaldehyde free eco-friendly loudspeakers.

Formaldehyde, which is used to manufacture most plywoods and medium density fiberboards (MDFs), is an allergen and a carcinogen. It is a volatile organic compound (VOC) which vaporizes under normal conditions into the environment. Formaldehyde residues are major components of smog and thus have a broad impact on health.

Because of its ubiquity, volatility, and toxicity, formaldehyde is a serious threat to human and environmental health. In finished lumber products – such as loudspeakers — formaldehyde, paints, and glues which are VOCs can release vapors (off-gas) into indoor air. This is a significant and growing concern for consumers who want healthy products in their homes and in their working and leisure environments.

Our “green” loudspeakers are manufactured from formaldehyde free plywoods, and from MDFs that use no urea or formaldehyde in the manufacturing process. They are assembled with non toxic glues, and finished water borne coatings that are certified by the Greenguard Environmental institute. The grills are manufactured from formaldehyde free MDF, non-toxic glues, and nylon fabrics.

Role Audio has always been green. The driving principle for Role Audio has always been to use the least amount of drivers, crossover parts, and materials coupled with the latest loudspeaker design technology to deliver big speaker performance from the smallest possible cabinet designs. We have always used non-toxic glues, non-toxic stains, and packaging made from recycled materials in our products. Small speakers require less energy, paints, finishes, and lumber to manufacture. They also require less energy and packaging materials to ship. Our dedication to manufacturing small, low-toxicity loudspeakers has established Role Audio as one of the greenest loudspeaker companies.

All things being equal, our standard small loudspeakers present significantly less risk of off-gas and a significantly smaller carbon foot print than larger loudspeakers. Nevertheless, with the increasing use of loudspeakers in nearfield and more intimate situations, and the broader problem of global environmental pollution, off-gassing has become a very important health and environmental issue. It is this issue that we seek to address in transitioning to manufacturing only formaldehyde free loudspeakers.

While the revolution in the miniaturization of high end electronics is proceeding at a rapid pace, progress in the
miniaturization of high end loudspeakers which will reduce the impact of loudspeaker manufacturing on the global environment lags behind. Role Audio has been at the forefront of the trend to deliver the best performance in the smallest possible loudspeaker designs. We believe our small potent loudspeakers when used by themselves or in combination with small subwoofers are compelling alternatives to many large loudspeakers. The transition to producing exclusively green loudspeakers is a formidable challenge, but once again we are at the forefront of a very important and vital change.

For additional information contact: Role Audio
P.O. Box 13396, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA 27709-3396
919-244-8777 fax 206-339-9034
www.roleaudio.com
A NSM Audio Company

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