Posts Tagged 'hifi'

Symbol Audio Tabletop HiFi: Back to the Future

When it comes to speakers, retro designs can look pretty great. Check out the Symbol Audio Tabletop HiFi, a tabletop audio system that wouldn’t look out of place in a pad from the 1960s. I’m sure that Don Draper would approve.

symbol audio tabletop hifi

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iOS Audio Docks Where Sound Quality Takes Center Stage

082112_rg_HighEndDocks_01.jpgWith a plethora of audio docks available, there may come a time when audio quality becomes the motivating feature you’re looking for. To get the most out of your iPhone or iPod, check out these high-fidelity docks that promise to take your music to the next level.

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Loud Luggage: A Selection of Suitcase Speakers

Odds are that you’ve probably gotten rid of a couple of old suitcases, and while modern luggage is very functional, some of the older suitcases do look quite fetching. That’s one of the reasons why reusing these discarded pieces of luggage is a smart idea. Converting them into portable speakers, now that’s even better.

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Final Audio Muramasa VIII Headphones Cost as Much as a Used Car

Recently, I’ve been contemplating a pair of $1500 Sennheiser HD800s, but those cost but a fraction of Final Audio’s ultimate headphones, which will set you back a cool 8 grand. But if you like the words handmade and Japanese, you’ll probably covet these cans.

final audio muramasa 01

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Sennheiser RS 220 Wireless Headphones Send Big Sounds Over the Air

In my experience, wireless headphones were always a cool gimmick, but when it came to audio quality, it was best to stick with wired ones, even though wireless headphones are pretty convenient. The new Sennheiser RS 220 Wireless Headphones seek to change this thanks to some improvements in wireless technology.

sennheiser rs 200 headphones 01

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JMC Soundboard: Yes, It’s a Speaker

These sculptural speakers were designed and created by master guitar-builder Jeanmichel Capt, and their overall look barely resembles any speakers that I’ve seen. The JMC Soundboard blur the line between speakers and art, and are designed to have perfect uniformity of sound.

jmc soundboard speaker 1

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Ultrasone Signature PRO Headphones: Big Sound, Big Money

Every time I upgrade my headphones, I rediscover parts of my large music collection. Since I can’t get any big speakers because of where I live, I’ve resigned myself to exploring the realm of audiophile headphones. From Sennheiser to Grado, there are a handful of names in that area, including Germany’s Ultrasone. Ultrasone is a well-known brand in the high-end headphone market, and they’ve just released a new line called Signature PRO.

ultrasone singnature pro headphones

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Audiophile Headphones: When Speakers Are Impossible

010612_rg_HifiHeadphones_01.jpgIf you love music or tend to listen to it a lot, then you’re probably considering getting some high-end speakers at some point. The main problem with this is that we’re currently living abroad, and buying something large bulky just doesn’t work. We need something portable, so instead we’re currently looking at high-end headphones. They are a lot cheaper, but you could still end up paying over $1,000.

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$40,000 Speakers Make You Feel Like Marty McFly in Back to the Future

These substantial looking speakers are the Mark Neumann Coliseum XLS and they’ll blow your socks off, just like Marty McFly in Back to the Future. If you have any question about how beefy they are, the pair has a shipping weight of 580 pounds!

mark neumann speakers audio hifi high-end limited

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Ceramic Circuit Board Speaker Is Wafer Thin and Probably Insanely Expensive

This funky ceramic speaker has got a long history, which starts off with Japanese footballer/fashion icon Nakata Hidetoshi, whose Revalue Nippon Project is basically a way to marry and revitalize traditional Japanese crafts with modern designs.

nendo japan circuit board speaker ceramic

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