New AudioQuest Beetle Optical/USB DAC with Bluetooth

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A modern DAC for the modern world It’s been a long time coming, but we’re very happy to finally have in stock the AudioQuest Beetle, a multi-purpose DAC/Headphone Amp for today’s many different lifestyles. Capable of delivering naturally dynamic, uncompressed music via its high-performance optical or asynchronous USB inputs, Beetle adds exceptional convenience and surprisingly… Read more »

MQA is here for AudioQuest DragonFly DACs!

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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 »

Up close with the NAD M32 Direct Digital Amplifier

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NAD’s top-of-the line NAD Master Series M32 integrated amplifier utilizes their patented DirectDigital™ technology to dramatically reduce the noise and distortion common in amplifier circuitry. Combined with a 4-ohm- stable, Class-D amplifier delivering greater than 150 watts-per-channel, the M32 is capable of driving nearly any loudspeaker with clarity and finesse. This unit comes standard with six… Read more »

Peachtree nova integrated amps: Now with unique iOS input for iPhone/iPad

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Buy now before upcoming price increases!* Reimagining the integrated amplifier  Peachtree Audio’s new nova150 and nova300 integrated amplifiers accommodate virtually every type of music source people use today, from spinning vinyl at home to streaming audio from the cloud. They feature an impressive new suite of technological advancements — from the DAC through the power amplifier and… Read more »

AudioQuest’s Steve Silberman talks about their new DragonFly DACs

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During our recent Music Matters event at ListenUp Denver, Cat Coffman (from our eCommerce/Marketing Department) had the chance to interview Steve Silberman, Vice Presdient, Development at AudioQuest. They discussed the new DragonFly Black and DragonFly Red, which are the latest versions of AudioQuest’s groundbreaking compact DAC…