Don’t pay attention to its rated power of only 50 watts. It’s real world ability to drive speakers is awesome. It’s truly unbelievable how good this little $995 integrated amp sounds!
If you are looking for your first serious integrated amp to start your audio journey, this is just a great buy. Its build quality and ability to drive even the toughest speakers means it could easily be the centerpiece of your system for years to come.
Do you remember the old movie theater experience before stadium seating? Think back to that person with the big hat or huge shoulders sitting right in front of you blocking your view of the screen. You had to spend the whole movie leaned over to one side to see the screen.
A well-designed home theater requires detailed planning of sight lines, viewing angles, screen size, furniture placement.
Over the last several years, interior design has trended toward more openness and fewer unused rooms. People want to use their homes. In new construction, buyers are opting for open floor plans that all but force them to use every precious square foot.
Listening rooms, or dedicated spaces for enjoying music, are part of this larger “use your home” trend.
While this is one of the most common questions we get, the answer is something pretty hard to pin down. As we’ve heard from thousands of customers over the years, a well-designed home theater room will quickly become your favorite room in the house. As with anything, the devil is in the details. Let’s take a look at what it will take to get you there.
Here at Audio Advice, we not only love the gear and the specs, we love the music itself — so let’s dig a little deeper into what MQA is and what it means for the industry and the way we listen to music. To understand MQA, we need to take a step back to the live performance.
The Pro-Ject Debut Carbon DC is now in its 3rd revision and continues to be the best-selling turntable in the world above $300. When considering the Debut Carbon, customers frequently ask us what they get by moving up in price.
It took them two years to develop the all new Planar 3. Their team improved every aspect of this turntable; offering first and foremost, incredible sonic performance, and improved ergonomics and usability. With just a few simple steps, you will be able to hear your vinyl like never before on the new Planar 3.
Congratulations! You’re the proud owner of a brand new Astell&Kern AK380. It’s powered on and you’re ready to experience full audio nirvana. While the AK380 is easily among the best portable music players out there, they don’t offer much in the way of a tutorial to get you familiar with the user interface. Don’t worry! We’ve put together a step-by-step guide to get you going…
Their Prestige Series has been extremely popular, with five models ranging in price from $79 to $295. Grado headphones are known for their warm harmonic colors, rich full-bodied vocals, excellent dynamics, and an ultra-smooth top end. You’ll get a sense of this with each of the models in the Prestige Series, but there are noticeable performance improvements as you move from model to model.