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parasound

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The unusually usefully featured Parasound Halo Integrated amplifier

Full bass management is a rarely found feature in stereo integrated amps, but the Parasound Halo has it, along with superb sound.

By June 13, 2015

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Redefining the state of the art: Vinnie Rossi LIO Integrated Amplifier

Any way you want it, the Vinnie Rossi LIO can deliver the best sound from your LPs, digital files, headphones or speakers, LIO can do it all.

By June 27, 2015

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USB turntables: The worst-ever audio product?

USB turntables sound like crap, make lousy-sounding files, and worse yet, almost no one uses them to play records.

By May 10, 2014

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NAD's overachieving budget audiophile amplifier

True, the NAD C 316BEE integrated amp isn't exactly feature-laden, and it's rated at a mere 40 watts per channel, but it sounds sweet!

By November 23, 2013

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A model for the future of brick-and-mortar hi-fi stores

Brick-and-mortar audio and home theater shops have been on the wane, but Northcoast Audio in Eureka, Calif., is bucking the trend.

By July 14, 2013

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Audiophile cables, worth every penny?

Audiophile cables can go for a lot of money. Do they make a difference?

By November 21, 2010

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'Confessions' of a hi-fi salesman

Good hi-fi sales people are hard to find. But if you still have a hi-fi shop in your town, you might get lucky...

By July 18, 2010

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A high-performance, high-end speaker, made in Utah

The Zu Essence is a full-on rethink of the speaker company's sound. Based in Ogden, Utah, Zu Audio is fast developing a reputation among the audio cognoscenti.

By June 22, 2010

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Muscle cars vs. high-end audio: practicality ain't their forte

Let's face it, a high-end audio system makes about as much sense as a 425 horsepower muscle car. You got a problem with that?

By October 20, 2008

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Is the iPod, at long last, a high-end audio component?

The Audiophiliac's take on the Wadia 170i Transport iPod "dock."

By August 12, 2008