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Yet another suggestion Canon might announce a full frame mirrorless camera before Photokina 2018

We wrote it for weeks if not months: Canon might announce a full frame mirrorless camera before Photokina 2018 (September). Now others seem to have …

Cameras

Apparently high-definition vinyl is coming next year

The process of making records hasn't changed much over the last hundred or so years, but that itself could change soon. Austria-based Rebeat Innovation has begun the work to bring vinyl into the 21st century. Of course, that involves lasers. Specifically, converting analog audio information into a …

Apple to reportedly shut down iTunes music downloads - Alternative Press

<i>[Photo by: Apple]</i><p>While the move has been rumored for years, it looks like Apple may finally stop offering music downloads in its iTunes Store at some …

iTunes

Todd Rundgren's 1972 Classic

One format that is often an afterthought in discussions about downloads, LPs, and every other music storage and playback medium is the SACD. Fiercely …

Audiophile

MQA IFA 2017 Updates

MQA is on the move, as a series of Press Releases from IFA 2017 make clear. Here are the highlights:<p>New MQA Hardware Devices and Partners (think, MQA …

Audiophile

Is It Live...

...or is it Boris?<p>Blindness. Hi-fi struggles with it for no good reson. I remember year's ago at The Show when it was still held in Vegas during CES, …

iLoud Micro Monitor — ultra-compact, high quality reference studio monitors

Ultra-compact, high quality<br>reference studio monitors<p>High-end sound<br>without the high-end price<p>Linear frequency response. Zero coloration. Transparency. …

RMAF 2017 High Light

What gets you excited? A very expensive system that sounds great, a very inexpensive system that sounds great, or maybe a system that measures well? …

Audiophile

MQA News from IFA

The embrace of MQA by audio companies and labels has widened. At last weekend's IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, MQA announced that its …

Audiophile

SOtM sMS-200ultra Mini Network Player and sPS-500 Power Supply

sMS-200ultra <b><br>Device Type:</b> Network Player <b><br>Input:</b> RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet, 2 USB 2.0 Ports for external USB storage devices <b><br>Output:</b> USB 2.0 High End Audio …

Audiophile

HDmusicStream: HDtracks New All-MQA Streaming Service

Yes, you read that right. HDtracks, the grandfather of hi-res download sites, will be launching their own streaming service, HDmusicStream, which …

Against MQA: Unfolded

There's still a small war raging against MQA on the interwebs. While I'm not surprised, as there are countless small wars still raging on the …

Audiophile

Astell & Kern's Kann is a true heavyweight portable media player

How much is great sound worth to you?<p>Astell & Kern’s newest PMP — the $999 Kann — is out today, and it looks like a portable media player that makes some impressive modern-day advances. It’s particularly notable given that the high-end portable audio market tends to move very slowly toward the …

Audiophile

SOtM sMS-200 Mini Network Player and SOtM mBPS-d2s Intelligent Battery Power Supply

<b>sMS-200</b> <b><br>Device Type:</b> Network Player <b><br>Input:</b> RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet <b><br>Input:</b> 2 USB 2.0 ports for External USB Storage Device <b><br>Output:</b> USB 2.0 High End Audio …

Audiophile

Partners

MQA-Encoded CDs? Yes!

On March 17, Japanese label Ottava will release the first MQA recording on compact disc, <i>A. Piazzolla by Strings and Oboe</i>. Recorded by the UNAMAS …

Universal Music Group Goes MQA

On February 16, Universal Music Group and MQA announced a multi-year agreement that will encode UMG's huge catalog of master recordings in MQA. In …

Stereophile's "MQA: Questions and Answers" (Read It)

<i>Stereophile</i> has just published "MQA: Questions and Answers" authored by J. Robert Stuart, the co-creator of MQA. I consider this essential reading, …

Audiophile

FREE MQA Track Sampler (any player works), by 352.8kHz - David Elias ~ Independent Acoustic ~ MQA Pioneer

Digital Album<p>Streaming + Download<p>Includes high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. Paying supporters also get unlimited streaming via the free …

Tidal + MQA Starts Today

Tidal HiFi account owners can upgrade their account (for free) with the tick of that new "HiFi / Master" option in Tidal's settings menu and stream …

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