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Barry Willis  |  May 10, 1998  |  0 comments
On Tuesday, May 5, beleaguered Carver announced that it had received a financial transfusion of almost $400,000 and that it would make a move into direct marketing in an attempt to bolster flagging sales. The Woodinville, Washingon-based company announced in a press release that it "had closed a sale of 3,000,000 shares of restricted Common Stock of the Company to one of its preferred shareholders, Renwick Special Situations Fund, L.P., for $375,000, or $0.125 per share."
Stereophile Staff  |  May 10, 1998  |  0 comments
Several manufacturers will be demonstrating state-of-the-art audio products at HI-FI '98---some of which have never been seen by the public before.
Stereophile Staff  |  May 10, 1998  |  0 comments
On May 5, Global Engineering Documents (Global) signed an exclusive worldwide agreement with the Audio Engineering Society (AES) to reproduce, market, distribute, and sell AES industry standards worldwide.
Jonathan Scull  |  May 05, 1998  |  0 comments
Man, has Balanced Audio Technology come a long way in a short time. I think partners Steve Bednarski and Victor Khomenko have comprehensively put the kibosh on the notion that newcomers can't succeed in high-end audio.
Jon Iverson  |  May 04, 1998  |  99 comments

There are some wildly different speaker technologies out there with one common goal: accurate reproduction of music. In your experience, which approach works best?

Which speaker technology do you prefer?
Dynamic/Cone drivers
47% (108 votes)
Electrostatic
7% (16 votes)
Electrostatic/Dynamic hybrid
18% (41 votes)
Ribbon
7% (16 votes)
Ribbon/Dynamic hybrid
7% (17 votes)
Horn
3% (8 votes)
Horn/Dynamic hybrid
2% (5 votes)
Other
3% (6 votes)
No preference
5% (12 votes)
Total votes: 229
Barry Willis  |  May 03, 1998  |  0 comments
The numbers are up for CDnow. The world's largest online music retailer reported April 30 that its first-quarter sales increased 288% over the same period in 1997. The company took in $10 million in revenue through the period ending March 31, an increase of 26.4% over the previous quarter, in which revenue totaled $7.9 million.
Barry Willis  |  May 03, 1998  |  0 comments
Remember when you weren't too busy to make your own cassette tapes to play in the car? How you could link one song to the next by genre or theme or beat or musical key? Remember how much more satisfying it was to listen to those tapes than it was to listen to the radio? No commercials, no announcers, no filler---and you liked every tune.
Stereophile Staff  |  May 03, 1998  |  0 comments
Just about a month away, HI-FI '98, The Home Theater & Specialty Audio Show, will interest thousands of audio enthusiasts when it visits The Westin Los Angeles Airport Hotel in Los Angeles, California from Wednesday, June 10 to Sunday, June 14, 1998.
Stereophile Staff  |  May 03, 1998  |  0 comments
On May 1, Niles Audio Corporation, Inc., manufacturer of audio/video custom installation components, announced that it had "successfully defended its indoor/outdoor speaker line against would-be imitators."
Jon Iverson  |  May 03, 1998  |  0 comments
The Experience Music Project (EMP), a 130,000-square-foot interactive music museum opening in Seattle in 1999, announced on April 30 that it has acquired 19 recently discovered audio tapes of rare Jimi Hendrix recordings from 1969 and 1970.

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