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Pro-Ject presents the  Ortofon Century Anniversary-Turntable

By | December 12th, 2018|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: |

It is a great honor and pleasure for us to present our new Anniversary-Turntable, the Ortofon Century.

100 Years Ortofon

Our long-time partners and friends of Ortofon have the incredible jubilee of 100 years. Not many companies can say that they have been the industry leader in their field and managed to exist for such a long time. We are very happy to be able to celebrate their existance of one full century together. We are thrilled to release the Ortofon Century turntable in conjunction with Ortofon.… Read the full article

JL AUDIO Expands Line of Architectural Audio Solutions with NEW Fathom 8-Inch  In-wall and In-ceiling Subwoofer Systems

By | December 12th, 2018|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: |

Miramar, FL—December 11, 2018—JL Audio, an innovator in high-end audio solutions, now shipping an 8-inch version of their Fathom® IWS in-wall subwoofer systems with additional enclosure option for in-ceiling applications. The new 8-inch Fathom® IWS and ICS systems join a previous model, with a 13.5-inch driver, in the Fathom® IWS lineup.

 “We are excited about the potential of the 8-inch in-wall and in-ceiling subwoofer solutions in our growing line of architectural audio solutions,” said Andy Oxenhorn, President of JL Audio. “These models have a very small, low-profile grille that will please customers looking for a visually unobtrusive solution that delivers true JL Audio sub-bass performance.”

The 8-inch Fathom® IWS and ICS systems are packaged in compact enclosures that utilize extensive architectural features aimed at improving rigidity.… Read the full article

Astell&Kern Adds MQA Support to Latest Line of High-Resolution Portable Players

By | December 12th, 2018|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: |

MQA Support Now Available on the SP1000, Coming Via Firmware Update on December 12 to SP1000M, SE100 and SR15 Players

Irvine, CA – Astell&Kern, a global leader in portable high-resolution audio players, announces new firmware updates that will add MQA support for the A&ultima SP1000M, A&futura SE100 and A&norma SR15 on December 12, 2018.  MQA support was added to the A&ultima SP1000 in November 2018.

MQA’s award-winning technology captures and reproduces the sound of the original studio master in a file that’s small enough to stream and download easily. … Read the full article

Music Lovers Hosts Listening Party This Weekend: Wilson Audio Specialties’ Sasha DAW

By | November 27th, 2018|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: |

Music Lovers will host two special listening events this weekend, November 30 and December 1, to celebrate the debut of Wilson Audio Specialties’ Sasha DAW loudspeaker. Featured guests will include Peter McGrath of Wilson Audio, Bob McConnell of Transparent Audio, and Jeff Sigmund of Luxman. Attendees will have two listening opportunities to choose from: one each at Music Lovers’ San Francisco and Berkeley locations.

The demonstrations will showcase Wilson Audio’s Sasha DAW, using cables from Transparent Audio and electronics from Luxman: the L-509X integrated amplifier, the D-08u SACD/CD player, the PD-171A turntable, and other select models.… Read the full article

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A One of a Kind Sale this Thanksgiving from Daedalus Audio

By | November 21st, 2018|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: |

Positive Feedback, A Premier High-End Audio Magazine – articles and reviews of loudspeakers, amplifiers, streamers, servers, headphones, DACs, preamplifiers, cables, tweaks, CD/SACD players, turntables, cartridges, tubes, music, and more!

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© 2018 Positive-Feedback.com. All Rights Reserved… Read the full article

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The True Spirit of Giving: Sonarworks Offers 40% Black Friday Discount on True-Fi, to also Include NEW Mobile App ‘Early Access’

By | November 16th, 2018|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: |

With over 250 headphone models supported, Award-Winning True-Fi software is poised to be the ultimate gift for music lovers this holiday season

Riga, Latvia — Innovative European audio software developer Sonarworks announced that it will offer a spectacular 40% Black Friday discount off of its groundbreaking True-Fi headphone calibration software. For four days only, between November 23 and November 26 on Shopify, music lovers will be able to access the full desktop version of True-Fi, and also gain ‘early access’ to the company’s forthcoming mobile application at no additional charge on November 29th.Read the full article

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Pro-Ject releases the Phono Box ultra 500

By | November 16th, 2018|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: |

It is a great honor and pleasure for us to present our new Anniversary-Edition, the Phono Box ultra 500.

The “500“ in the name as well as the general availability, worldwide limited to 500 pieces, celebrate the 500,000th Phono Box that Pro-Ject shipped in early 2018. We took this milestone as an occasion to create a one-of-a-kind phono preamp:

Phono Box ultra 500 is like no other phono preamplifier in its segment. The polished chrome surface outshines every competitor in this price segment and offers undeniable aesthetics.… Read the full article

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New DirectStream OS: “Snowmass is truly stunning, best update yet.”

By | November 12th, 2018|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: |

PS Audio improves industry-leading DAC, again – for free

Boulder, CO: 11/12/2018 – PS Audio is proud to announce the availability of Snowmass, the sixth OS upgrade for our DirectStream DAC named after a Colorado Fourteener – the 53 peaks in the state that that rise above 14,000 feet in elevation. Snowmass Mountain is in the Elk Mountains, southwest of Aspen.

Ted Smith, our longtime collaborator and lead designer of the DirectStream andDSJ DACs, has periodically written new OS which reconfigures the basic structure of the DACs.… Read the full article

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UPDATE: Sultry singer Lyn Stanley shares details on her eagerly awaited 6th release: London Calling…A Toast To Julie London

By | November 8th, 2018|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: |

Award-winning, internationally acclaimed jazz vocalist Lyn Stanley follows her top-selling Moonlight Sessions albums with an ultimate tribute to Julie London, set for Valentine’s Day weekend release

Lyn honors the Great American Songbook and reimagines 17 classic songs on her upcoming album, London Calling…A Toast To Julie London

Sneak Peek: Special audiophile editions scheduled to drop in late 2018—Limited Edition 33RPM 180g two-disc vinyl and Super-Audio CDs (SACDs) arrive in time for holiday gift season!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Los Angeles, CA: In this stunning new collection—London Calling…A Toast To Julie London—listeners will discover a side of singer Lyn Stanley that they haven’t heard before.… Read the full article

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CARY AUDIO INTRODUCES THE DMS-550 AND DMS-600 NETWORK AUDIO PLAYERS

By | November 6th, 2018|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: |

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA NOVEMBER 2, 2018

Cary Audio is excited to announce two new network audio players/streamers/DACs, the DMS-550 and DMS-600. As a direct replacement for our award-winning DMS-500, the new DMS-550 incorporates the newest AMK4493EQ DAC chips. The AK4493EQ adopts much of AKM’s VELVET SOUND architecture, achieving higher performance than the previous AK4490EQ. Through this new circuit architecture and design, the subtle acoustic details and musical expression is outstanding. Unlike the DMS-500, the new DMS-550 has a built-in powerful discrete headphone amplifier that’s capable of delivering an outstanding headphone sonic performance driving even the most difficult headphones. … Read the full article

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