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Paradigm PW800 Wireless Speaker

Dec 09, 2015
With any Paradigm review, I feel compelled to disclose that I own Paradigm equipment. I like their products and I have found their brand to be a reliable measure of quality.
 
So let’s talk about the PW800, Paradigm’s flagship offering in wireless streaming audio, a category presently dominated
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Audioquest: Dragonfly & Jitterbug

Dec 07, 2015
I knew my iMac sounded weird. Despite the $2500+ price tag Apple clearly isn’t funding the soundcard. As I improved my working collection of ear buds and then headphones; I heard more and more distortion. Unfortunately, you can’t just tear into an “iBeast” and smash a new soundcard onto the
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Yamaha YSP-2500

Dec 01, 2015
Don’t call it a sound bar. As the latest of Yamaha’s “Sound Projectors,” the YSP-2500 aims to distinguish itself as something different: a home theater device designed for realistic mimicry of a full-blown, multi-speaker surround sound system. While most sound bars rely solely on digital signal
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Arcam Miniblink

Nov 09, 2015
Look, you may be an audiophile, and you may “only” listen to whatever obscure format, and you may house every component in its own Faraday cage, where it is gently fed power generated from the purest mountain brooks. However: AT SOME POINT, YOUR KID, OR YOUR LOVE, IS GOING TO WANT TO WIRELESSLY
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AudioQuest audio cables

Oct 19, 2015
DO NO HARM!

Great sound and great pictures, music that consumes you, movies that transport you around the universe … comes from honoring the original signal.

An unavoidable fact-of-life: Every component and cable in a system causes some amount of distortion. These aberrations add up, like
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Sonos Play 1

Jun 08, 2015

It seems like everyone wants a simple, compact, do-it-all stereo that uses next-to-no space. Oh, and it should look and sound fantastic too; because why not?


Have you seen the HEOS line? Built by Denon, the HEOS are impressive compact speakers that consistently punch above their weight

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Dolby Atmos

Apr 20, 2015

Firstly, a friendly reminder. If you are looking to experience any Dolby format, please remember to set your receiver/amplifier to the appropriate Dolby mode. Many people don't do this, and just assume that the device will figure it out. No it won't. Very few receivers (possibly none)

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