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Simaudio reveals new Moon 700i V2 integrated amplifier and 780D V2 streaming DAC

By | June 21st, 2019|Categories: Audio news, Dagogo|Tags: , , , |

SIMAUDIO REVEALS TWO LUXURIOUS NEW MOON HIGH-PERFORMANCE STEREO COMPONENTS

The MOON 700i v2 integrated stereo amplifier and 780D v2 streaming DAC

MOON has added two outstanding new products to its class-leading range of audiophile electronics. Designed to offer performance way beyond their price, both the 700i v2 integrated stereo amplifier and 780D v2 streaming DAC will permanently alter listeners’ expectations of audio quality.

The 700i v2 is the most flexible, most extensively specified integrated stereo amp MOON has ever made. Building on its 40-year heritage of designing some of the world’s finest integrated amps, the MOON 700i v2 is created to provide a lifetime of thrilling audio performance.

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Pro-Ject X2 turntable launched

By | June 18th, 2019|Categories: Audio news, Dagogo|Tags: , |

Pro-Ject X2: The Heavyweight, Uncompromised High-End

In 1991 Pro-Ject Audio Systems started a revolution in the HiFi industry with the introduction of the Pro-Ject 1 turntable; a new high-end, low-budget turntable released at a time when CD was king. Against all odds, we were creating interest in analogue audio at a time when others were turning their backs, and the success was only down to three critical philosophies:

1. Simple yet technically correct design
2. High-quality valuable materials
3. Fully handcrafted by expert engineers, made in the EU.

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PS Audio Trade-In Program

By | June 18th, 2019|Categories: Audio news, Dagogo|

Colorado-based PS Audio has launched an unprecedented equipment trade-in program, in which a customer’s equipment of another make in good working and cosmetic condition may receive its original retail value towards a new PS Audio product, or two.

On the company website is a page where customers can enter equipment detail such as Make, Model, Original MSRP, Condition (Poor, Good, Great), Original Owner (Yes, No), Contact with tobacco smoke (Yes, No, Unsure), With original packaging (Yes, No), With accessories (Yes, No) and Comments.

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Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab releases Bill Evans Trio “Portrait In Jazz” numbered 45rpm UD1S Ultradisc

By | June 13th, 2019|Categories: Audio news, Dagogo|Tags: , , |

Elusive Disc, an online high-end audio hardware and software retailer, has announced a limited re-release of one of the most seminal jazz recordings of all time: Bill Evans Trio “Portrait In Jazz.”

Lauded as the breakthrough studio recording for the artist Bill Evans himself, PIJ came to be after his last collaborations with Miles Davis and John Coltrane separately. The LP established a standard for many jazz trios to follow.

Each 180g 45RPM 2LP Box set is mastered from the original master tapes using Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab’s new state-of-the-art UltraDisc One-Step (UD1S) process, in which the conventional three-step process gives way to a new technological advancement that enables record stamps to be formed directly from the lacquers, which are cut from the master tape.

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deHavilland announces the Super40 tube monoblocks

By | June 11th, 2019|Categories: Audio news, Dagogo|Tags: , |

deHavilland Electric Amplifier Company, proudly announces the launch of the Super40 Monophonic Power Amplifier.

Fans of amplifiers using the Loktal base Sylvania 7N7/7AF7 drive tube rejoice!

Washington-based deHavilland Electric Amplifier Company has launched its latest incursion, the Super40 monoblocks, onto the high-performance, mid-priced vacuum tube amplification scene. Outputting 32 watts per channel on 6L6GC tubes or 40 watts on KT88, the Super40 weighs 34 pounds and runs on the low-feedback, push-pull topology.

Niceties of the Super40 includes the use of V-plate 5AW4 rectifier tube, vintage Brimar, Mullard or Amperex (Holland) 12AU7 tubes, carbon composition resistors, paper-in-oil signal capacitors, silver mica capacitors, and the aforementioned Loktal base Sylvania 7N7/7AF7!

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Cambridge Audio launches AX series of Hi-Fi separates

By | June 6th, 2019|Categories: Audio news, Dagogo|Tags: , |

Today Cambridge Audio introduces the AX series, a brand new range of hi-fi separates. Designed and engineered in the UK, AX has something to offer every music lover, hitting the perfect balance between performance and affordability.

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Consisting of a CD player, an integrated amplifier and two stereo receivers, the AX range takes design and innovation cues from Cambridge Audio’s CX and Edge hi-fi ranges. Like those award-winning products, it uses the company’s 50-plus years of audio engineering expertise to deliver what Cambridge Audio has dubbed its “Great British Sound”, a pure, unfiltered audio experience reflecting the artist’s intentions – nothing added, nothing taken away.

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iFi releases Aurora all-in-one music system

By | May 28th, 2019|Categories: Audio news, Dagogo|

iFi Aurora wireless music system

Light up your life with Aurora

Electrify your music and immerse yourself in sound with iFi’s all-in-one music system

Southport, England – iFi’s new wireless music system, the Aurora, brings together a unique collection of proprietary technologies to deliver a sonic experience unlike any other tabletop, all-in-one system.

Clad in bamboo and elevated by a distinctive aluminium frame, the Aurora’s design is striking. The aesthetic was created by French product designer Julien Haziza, inspired by the architecture in Tokyo’s Omotesandō and Harajuku districts.

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Analog Manufaktur Germany (AMG) introduces Viella Forte turntable

By | May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Audio news, Dagogo|Tags: , |

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INTRODUCING THE VIELLA FORTE TURNTABLE

Viella Forte 12 Turbo turntable including 12JT tonearm $30,000
Viella Forte Engraved 12 Turbo turntable including 12JT $32,000

Analog Manufaktur Germany introduces the Viella Forte turntable, the “super” version of our famous Viella.

Machined in our Bavarian factory, the Forte incorporates the same platter bearing design, decoupled spindle, Lorenzi hand-built brushless DC motor, visual form and footprint of our highly regarded Viella.

The AMG design team focused on mass, rigidity, and refinement to create the Forte, resulting in increased macro-dynamics, more inner detail, larger-scaled presentation, and greater effortlessness.

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Conrad-Johnson Announces HVA1 Reference Headphone Amplifier

By | May 17th, 2019|Categories: Audio news, Dagogo|Tags: , |

The conrad-johnson design team is particularly excited to announce the release of our latest product, a headphone amplifier that just sounds right. The HVA1 is a reference quality single-ended class A triode amplifier designed to power low-impedance headphones (around 20 to 32 Ohms). The HVA1 accommodates two line-level inputs. Power output is 3 Watts into 20 Ohms. The enhanced triode circuit (similar to that introduced in our flagship GAT preamplifier) employs two 6922 vacuum-tubes (one for each channel) for voltage gain coupled to a high-current FET buffer stage (source follower).

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Audio-Technica Debuts Next-Generation OC9X Series Phono Cartridges

By | May 14th, 2019|Categories: Audio news, Dagogo|Tags: , |

STOW, OHIO, May 9, 2019 — Since their introduction more than 30 years ago Audio-Technica’s OC9 Series moving coil phono cartridges have been acclaimed by listeners and reviewers worldwide for their exceptional sound quality and musical transparency. Audio-Technica is introducing its AT-OC9X Series, the fourth generation of this legendary range of cartridges.

“When the first AT-OC9 cartridge was introduced in 1987 it combined previously unavailable engineering innovations with carefully chosen materials to achieve a breakthrough in sound quality,” said Yosuke Koizumi, Chief Engineer of Cartridges at Audio-Technica Japan.

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