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MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) in a nutshell Traditional encoding discards music information to reduce file size. MQA captures the entire signal and then “folds” it up; this file will play at above CD quality on any device, but on an MQA-capable player the file is completely unfolded to unlock the full MQA experience. This “audio… Read more »

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“With the Triton Reference, GoldenEar Technology has delivered their finest loudspeaker yet. It looks great, sounds great, and represents an exceptional value in high-end audio.”                      — Al Griffin, Sound + Vision (full review here) GoldenEar’s new flagship speaker, the Triton Reference, offers a stunning level of… Read more »

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Mu-so is Naim’s highly lauded wireless music system. Finely tuned by their specialist engineers in England, its powerful audio brain delivers the most exceptional quality in sound, commanding 450 watts of power through six custom-designed speakers to create an experience of music that has to be heard to be believed. Its advanced yet simple to… Read more »

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Trade UP at ListenUp! Trade in your old home theater receiver or processor and get today’s must-have technologies like 4K Ultra HD support, 3D audio formats such as Dolby® Atmos, DTS:X™ and Auro-3D® plus legendary McIntosh amplification power! Durability and longevity are hallmarks of McIntosh products. Normally these attributes are great to have – except… Read more »

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Sound United, parent company of six of our most popular manufacturers (Denon, Heos by Denon, Marantz, Polk Audio, and Definitive Technology) has announced that all will support AirPlay 2, the upcoming version of the AirPlay wireless streaming protocol Apple announced last week. According to info from Apple’s recent developers conference, AirPlay 2 is part of… Read more »

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Experience a whole new world The new Sony OLED TVs are here, and they’re simply extraordinary. Their self-illuminating, individually controlled OLED pixels can be turned off completely to deliver absolute black. This level of supreme contrast reveals detail, depth, and colors for a picture that’s stunningly real. Because each pixel can go from off to… Read more »

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Here’s a real treat for Beatle-lovers and music aficionados in general: Pro-Ject has come out with a special George Harrison turntable.  We love the art of great analog audio, and we really love honoring a legendary musician with a collectible turntable that is not only a fine example of analog design, but can also play… Read more »