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HDMI 1.4

June 3, 2009 25 comments

Time to ditch all your gear... again.

Just when you got a handle on HDMI 1.3, here comes 1.4. While this is sure to elicit a groan from many, 1.4 has a host of new features that are actually very, very cool.

Starting with the ability to send Internet data over HDMI.

I'll let the gravity of that sink in while you click...

Aperion Home Audio Link

January 20, 2010 By HE Staff 23 comments
Aperion Home Audio Link

Turns out I can do that, Dave.

Aperion's new HAL wireless audio dongle lets you stream any digital audio from your computer, iPod, or other device to a variety of audio equipment.

Even better, you can add additional receivers to distribute the audio to multiple systems.

All the info after the jump...

Chordette GEM

July 17, 2009 By HE Staff 20 comments
Chordette GEM

Bluetooth goes high-end

The Chordette GEM is a high-performance digital to analog converter that uses Bluetooth to receive wireless digital music transmission from PC’s, portable music players, and Bluetooth enabled cell phones.

All the info after the jump.

Sooloos Home Media Appliance

July 8, 2008 By Scott Wasser 64 comments
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Get in touch with your music

Admit it: If you’re into audio, you’ve always dreamed of having simple access to all of your music at any time. No digging through hundreds of vinyl or CD albums to find the right one, and no searching a computer hard drive or portable music player interface to create a suitable playlist.

Onkyo C-S5VL SACD player and A-5VL Integrated amplifier

August 11, 2009 By HE Staff 24 comments
Onkyo C-S5VL SACD player and A-5VL Integrated amplifier

Partners in Music

The two-channel C-S5VL audiophile-grade SACD player and A-5VL integrated digital amplifier are the latest additions to the Onkyo family.

Together, these units are ideal partners in music.

More after the jump…

Marantz UD9004

August 6, 2009 By HE Staff 13 comments
Marantz UD9004


Marantz has announced its new flagship Blu-ray player, the UD9004.

Unlike nearly all other BD players, this one also plays SACD and DVD-Audio discs.

That, plus it has pretty much every other feature you can think of. All the info after the jump.

Marantz KI Pearl - SA-KI and PM-KI

May 27, 2009 By HE Staff 17 comments
Marantz KI Pearl - SA-KI and PM-KI

Limited-Edition, Ken Ishiwata Designed

To celebrate their 30th anniversary together, Marantz has released the KI Pearl series, designed by Ken Ishiwata.

Combining looks and performance, the SA-KI Pearl SACD Player and PM-KI Pearl Integrated Amplifier are limited editions designed by Ishiwata himself.

The KI Pearl units, the SA-KI Pearl SACD Player and the PM-KI Pearl Integrated Amplifier, have silk-black finishes and blue-light cosmetics.

Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2009

October 6, 2009 By Charles Crowley 89 comments
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Mountain High (End)

The Hi-Fi world headed to Denver last weekend for the annual Rocky Mountain Audio Fest.

This year, there were over 150 rooms of high-end audio at the Denver Marriott Tech Center. Check out all the cool stuff after the jump.

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