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Underwood Hi-Fi acquires Core Power Technologies, LLC

By | February 19th, 2019|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , |

Some news on the mergers & acquisitions front — Underwood Hi-Fi has acquired the assets to Core Power Technologies. New CPT devices will be available starting next month. Why you should care — “balanced power” provides noise cancelling, and based on my own testing, this is a no joke requirement for high-end audio playback. Believe me when I tell you that I wish it wasn’t so. I haven’t had an opportunity to explore these boxes, but the newest, the EQUI=CORE 1800, looks like a total monster.… Read the full article

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LA Audio Show 2017: Nothing baffling about performance of Emerald Physics speakers

By | July 21st, 2017|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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EP-2.8 loudspeakers.

There always are a number of mini-trends going on at any one time in the high-end. Lately, some of those have includes tape decks, vibration-control devices and integrated amps.

Among speaker manufacturers, the open-baffle concept has been on the rise. Having one or more drivers operating without being sealed in a box is hardly a new idea. But, most of the items mentioned above have long histories as well.

Some early loudspeakers used this basic design. Today’s engineers, however, are thinking up new ways to implement it.… Read the full article

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