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  1. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    I have a Denon x6700h and a Tidal Hi-Fi subscription. I cant seem to stream above 41. I contacted Tidal they said to contsct Denon. I contacted Denon and they said to contat Tidal. I dowloaded the HEOS ap to my android phone which controls my Tidal hi-fi playlists to stream to mt Denon x6700h...
  2. Speakers
    which do you prefer ? For music or movie usage ??? Speaker design is very complex, both type can sound really good . These are popular one of cheaper models Behringer Eurolive B215XL 1000W 15 inch Passive Speaker I have no preferences but I’d like to hear everyone’s opinions . Some hifi...
  3. 2-Channel Audio
    Hi everybody, I've been out of the game for a while and I'm looking for recommendations. I hope this is the right sub-forum for this. I'm based in France, so some overseas products may not fit here IF there is a significant price increase due to $/€ parity or shipping costs. I could have posted...
  4. AVS Forum® Articles
    Best Audiophile Power Cables When it comes to audio and cables, there’s no denying that the science of sending electrical impulses through copper strands to drive a simple coil & magnet motor that’s attached to a cone is technology that’s been around for a while. Over the decades, each...
  5. Speakers
    Greetings everyone. I need your advice on a complex choice. I would like to buy an audio setup, matching my day by day requirements. I listen music every day while I working. Usually, it's a streaming service like Spotify, Soundcloud, and others. So quality is not super good (no FLAC files on...
  6. Headphones
    In-ear: dome size relevance on low frequencies? I might be replacing my almost-10-years-old Sony's DR-BT20NX with Sony's WI-SP600N. I think the old ones sound very good on low frequencies, but they have 9mm domes as the new ones would have 6mm. Could these mean the new ones almost certainly...
  7. AVS Forum® Articles
    Cables are the glue that binds a system together. There's no need to spend a fortune, but it's a good idea to plan out your installation. 1. Make sure you know exactly how long each cable needs to be. That goes for speaker cables , interconnects, and power cords . Measure twice, cut...
  8. 2-Channel Audio
    Sure, everybody streams music these days. But physical audio formats have their charm. Today's question... what's your favorite physical audio format? While streaming is immensely popular and the fastest growing category for music consumption, physical media continues to attract a...
  9. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    It's the day before the show floor opens here at CEDIA 2018 in San Diego. The main show floor is closed to the press, however Sonos was keeping busy at its off-site "hideout" where the company gave demos featuring its flexible new Sonos Amp ($599) amplifier. The brilliance of the Sonos amp...
  10. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    I have one of those original Apple Hi-Fi speakers (I tried to link to specs, but I have too few posts here and I joined 11 years ago - hmph!) that I am sure I paid way, way too much money to get way back in the day. It sat around for many years and then Google Chromecast came along. I've been...
  11. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    Hello, I'm new to the world of audio. Last week I visited a friend and listen to his setup: 2xDali Zensor 7, 2xDali zensor 3, Dali center, JBL(sub) e150 P/ 230 + ONKYO x2000(Harman Kardon HK680). First I listen stereo: 2xDali Zensor 7 + Harman Kardon HK680. Then I watched part of Avengers movie...
  12. Headphones
    Master & Dynamic headphones review Let's take a quick look at Master & Dynamic's MH40 over-ear headphones ($399 0n Amazon) . They'd been out for a few years and generally garner positive reviews. Plus they offer premium materials and workmanship that's sometimes missing at the $400 price...
  13. 2-Channel Audio
    Assuredly, high-end audio is not the only niche luxury pursuit that attracts charlatans who peddle snake oil. However, it practically stands alone in the extent of the shenanigans and tall tales that imply there is some scientific credibility behind the outlandish claims often heard at high-end...
  14. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    If you are part of the consumer electronics industry, or you know someone who is that can get you a show pass, CES 2018 is the place to be in early January. The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas—which runs from Tuesday, January 9 to Friday, January 12—covers many areas of the AV...
  15. Audio Gear
    For your consideration A pair of LCD-3s with the zebrano trim. (Retail: 1,945) Headphones are in pristine condition. They were purchased from an Authorized dealer in December of 2015. Audeze offers a 3 year warranty on drivers. This particular set comes with the beautifully constructed black...
  16. Soundbars
    Sonos deserves credit for creating the multi-room, networked lifestyle-audio category. Its innovative approach to sound prioritizes network stability and playback reliability above all other factors. This ethos led to enormous success for the company among consumers looking for attractive, easy...
  17. Latest Industry News
    The acquisition of Harman by Samsung is complete. A deal worth $8 billion was finalized a couple of days ago. The terms? Harman stockholders get $112 per share in cash, and as of today its stock has been delisted from the New York Stock Exchange. It is the largest acquisition in Samsung's...
  18. Speakers
    One of the rarest sights in all the world of audio is a truly full-range, truly omnidirectional speaker system. Indeed, it's so rare that only two companies I am familiar with make such a product—MBL and Muraudio. What's more, the two companies take radically different approaches to achieving...
  19. 2-Channel Audio
    High-end audio is a rarefied world that's as much about fine finishes and fancy brochures as it is about achieving the ultimate in audio fidelity. With its Piano Diacera G2 speakers ($43,000/pair), Tidal—a German high-end audio company founded in 1999—delivered on both counts at Capital...
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