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Jon Iverson Posted: Jan 09, 2017 0 comments
Cocktail had their new brawnier and refined X-50 server/player on hand. And I'm comparing it to the previous X-30 model, which I'd seen at previous shows. The new X-50 feels much heavier and looks built to kill in a solid black case. On the front is a similar layout to the X-30, with a CD slot on the left and a slightly larger color display on the right.
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Jason Victor Serinus Posted: Jan 09, 2017 0 comments
In response to requests for a more affordable cable that's truly high end, High Fidelity Cable founder Rick Schultz has introduced the company's entry-level Reveal interconnect ($699/1m pair) and speaker cable ($1399/2m pair).
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Jason Victor Serinus Posted: Jan 09, 2017 2 comments
Musical Surroundings' impressive setup included the new entry-level Rockport Atria II loudspeaker ($26,500/pair)…
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Larry Greenhill Posted: Jan 09, 2017 0 comments
Naim Audio first displayed their monolithic flagship Statement amplification system at the 2014 CES; this year it was present in a static display…
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Larry Greenhill Posted: Jan 09, 2017 0 comments
At CES 2017, Japanese manufacturer A&M Ltd. announced the expansion of their Air Tight amplifier line with the ATM-3211 all-triode, 120W monoblock ($72,000/pair).
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Jason Victor Serinus Posted: Jan 09, 2017 0 comments
Dennis Bonotto, new International Sales Manager for Nordost, joined the company's Michael Taylor to introduce Nordost's new top USB cable, the Valhalla 2 USB ($3500/1m)…
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Robert Deutsch Posted: Jan 09, 2017 1 comments
A 2017 CES Innovation Awards honoree, the HiVi Swan MS-10 ($4000 per pair) is a wireless active stereo system that resembles no loudspeaker that I've seen. (I kept thinking that it looks like one of those "ergonomic" office chairs.)
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Robert Deutsch Posted: Jan 09, 2017 1 comments
CES 2017 was the occasion for the North American debut of Dynaudio's Contour series of loudspeakers. There are four models in this range, all manufactured at Dynaudio's newly expanded R&D and manufacturing facility in Skanderborg, Denmark.
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Robert Deutsch Posted: Jan 09, 2017 3 comments
Based in the Czech Republic, Acoustique Quality is a highly sophisticated loudspeaker design and manufacturing facility that uses the latest technologies, including 3D modeling, five-axis machining, high-precision cutter saws, etc.
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Robert Deutsch Posted: Jan 09, 2017 0 comments
The CES 2017 demo of the TAD Micro Evolution One ($12,495/pair)—shown here with Jonathan Derda of MoFi Distribution, the importer—provided convincing proof of the engineering skill of TAD's current Japanese designers. The sound (with all TAD electronics) was simply superb…

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