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factory-direct audio

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The Audiophiliac

Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.

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Schiit Audio's tiny, but powerful $119 tube headphone amplifier

Schiit's made in the US Vali desktop amp will wake up your ears!

By February 22, 2014

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Don't back down: Klipsch Heresy III speakers

Klipsch's original "compact" speaker gets the Audiophiliac's juices flowing.

By December 21, 2013

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From $99 and up, audio component manufacturing is returning to the U.S.

There's a major shift of production from China to the U.S., which includes some truly affordable electronics and speakers.

By June 23, 2013

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Upping the ante: The Schiit Asgard 2 headphone amplifier

The Audiophiliac loved the original Asgard, the new Asgard 2 is still made in the U.S., it has more features and improved sound, but it's still $249!

By September 21, 2013

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Magnepan's ultraskinny speakers make big, fat sound

The Magnepan Super MMG system features a pair of 4-foot-tall, 1.25-inch-thick panels, and a separate but equally svelte woofer!

By September 14, 2013

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Could the world's best turntables come from New Jersey?

The Audiophiliac dropped by the VPI turntable factory and heard a lot of great sounds.

By June 8, 2013

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Forty years ago, the Ohm F speaker was a game-changer; it still is

The Ohm Acoustics F omnidirectional speaker was such a radical advance in 1972 few 21st century speakers can match its sound.

By February 2, 2013

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Recalibrate your expectations of how good an in-ear headphone can sound

Jerry Harvey Audio's newly revised JH13 might be the world's most accurate sounding in-ear headphone.

By January 19, 2013

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What's up with the Meze 88 Classics headphones?

Meze may be a new name in headphones, but their 88 Classics sound like a winner to the Audiophiliac.

By December 5, 2012

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Music Hall Marimba: An overachieving little speaker

For once, you get true high-end audio at an affordable price point; the Marimba just sounds like an expensive speaker.

By October 31, 2012