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Sony MHC-V50D speaker review: Spectacular audio from an unlikely source

Previous Next<p>price<p>₹32,990.00<p>tech2 rating<p>4/5<p>user rating<p>0/5<p>Product Review<br>• Specifications<p>As someone who loves audio and is willing to go the extra mile …

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Watch it Wednesday: Fiio Q1MK2

<i>Disclaimer: The Fiio Q1MK2 is the second revision of Fiio’s popular Q1 portable DAC/AMP. Fiio is a site partner and the unit doesn’t need to be</i> …

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Upgrade to a studio-quality audio interface w/ MIDAS preamps from $33 (Reg. up to $150)

There are several sales of the Behringer U-Phoria audio interfaces, starting at just <b>$32.99 shipped</b> for the UMC22 2×2 USB interface at Adorama. This studio-grade mixer normally goes for $40 and is $7 below Amazon’s best-ever price. This unit received 4.2/5 stars.<p>The UMC204HD 2 input 4 output …

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Saramonic SmartRig+ Di adds Pro Audio to Your iPhone X

<b>Saramonic has just released an upgraded version of their popular SmartRig+. As a major change we notice the lack of a traditional 3.5mm jack. Instead</b> …

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2017 Holiday Gift Guide

'Tis the season to start driving yourself crazy trying to figure out what the heck to get friends and family members for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa …

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Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017 Headphone and Audio Deals

This is a perfect time of year to upgrade your dirty old white Apple earbuds to just about anything else. Want to finally get the Sonos system you've …

Headphones

Pioneer Rayz Rally Conference Speaker

Powered entirely over Lightning, the Pioneer Rayz Rally Conference Speaker is a pocketable way to turn your iPhone or iPad into a full-blown …

Shopping

Mackie’s best-selling CR3 Multimedia Monitors are back down to only $80

Amazon is offering the Mackie CR Series Creative Reference Multimedia Monitors (Pair) for <b>$79.99 shipped</b>. Also at B&H for the same price. That’s $19 off the original listing and a match to our previous mentions for the lowest we’ve seen for them. Rated 4.2/5 stars by over 1,400 Amazon shoppers. And …

Gear & Gadgets

Improve your telly's disappointing audio with these Q Acoustic Black Friday bargains | Trusted Reviews

<b>If you’re tired of not being able to hear the dialogue from your flatscreen telly’s tinny speakers, you want a soundbar. One of these Q Acoustic</b> …

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Process: Grado Labs

Nearly 70 years ago, Joseph Grado, then a watchmaker at Tiffany & Co., began making phono cartridges inside his home in Brooklyn. Seeing the …

Shopping

UE ROLL 2 - Speaker - for portable use - wireless - Bluetooth - 2-way - volcano

<b>Back</b><p><b>Volcano</b><p>Secret entrances to the center of the earth and centerpiece to many a perilous fish tank initiation ceremony. Volcanos are doorways to …

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The Barn Panorama

I've been rather selective about the views shown of the barn because, well, it was filled with stuff (i.e. unseemly). Since that's no longer the …

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Photos: Indianola falls to Southeast Polk

Indianola senior Grace Berg drives past Southeast Polk senior Shiloh McCool. Class 5A No. 2 Indianola fell 49-33 at home to No. 13 Southeast Polk. …

Des Moines

How Origin Is Making Beautiful Music with Amazon

<b>15 Minutes with Origin Acoustics CEO Jeremy Burkhardt</b><p>Spend a few minutes on Jeremy Burkhardt’s LinkedIn page and you quickly gain an appreciation of …

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Pass Laboratories XA60.8 monoblock power amplifier

Years ago, when I was young and foolish (instead of old and foolish, as now), I was hanging out with a friend at a strip-mall strip club in a small …

Music

Day 2 at the NYAS: a Binaural Video Report

Here’s our second (of three) video show reports from the New York Audio Show that took place earlier this month at Manhattan’s Park Lane Hotel.<p>After …

Music

Best Black Friday deals for home audio 2017

Sony STR-DN1080 AV receiver, $398 ($200 off)<p>Elac Debut B6 bookshelf speaker, $199/pair ($80 off)<p>Elac Uni-Fi UB5 bookshelf speakers, $349/pair ($150 off)<p>Sony UBP-X800 4K Blu-ray player, $149 ($150 off)<p>Pioneer Elite SP-EBS73-LR bookshelf speakers, $399/pair ($350 off)<p>Polk Signa S1 sound bar, $149 …

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Which Sonos Speaker Should You Buy?

Here at WIRED, we like Sonos speakers. Throughout the last five years, we’ve reviewed everything from its small Play:1 speaker to its soundbars and …

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Vinyl, streaming and CDs: Maybe it’s not just about the audio quality - Science News - ABC News

It's a debate that's raged in music circles for decades — does vinyl or a CD provide the superior listening experience?<p>And the advent of digital …

Vinyl Records

New Life for the 3.5mm Jack?

Just bumped into this patent from Microsoft for an ultra-thin 3.5mm headphone jack. Basically it uses elastic panels to allow the jack to expand …

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SVS Blowout: ‘Lowest Prices Ever’ on 2 Subwoofers

’Tis the season of the discount and SVS is back with its annual Black Friday blowout.<p>This year, the company has tagged two subwoofers in its NSD …

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Sonos Black Friday discounts arrive w/ up to $100 off: new One speaker $175, more

Best Buy has officially opened its Early Black Friday sale to My Best Buy members. If you don’t currently have a membership, it’s free to sign-up here. As a part of this sale, we’re seeing the highly-anticipated discounts on Sonos speakers that we told you about in our <i>Best of Black Friday</i> guide. …

Shopping

They Still Exist: The 9 Best Mp3 Players

Get a tight grip on your wig, your socks, and your monocle, because all are about to be blown off. There’s still people out there who use mp3 players …

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Shozy & AAW Hibiki Review

INTRO<p>The Hibiki is the first Shozy product we review on Headfonia, so it would be proper to give some information about the brand, before digging …

Headphones

Why Apple’s HomePod Is Three Years Behind Amazon’s Echo

Apple Inc. audio engineers had been working on an early version of the HomePod speaker for about two years in 2014 when they were blindsided by the …

Amazon.com Inc

Riva WAND Wireless Music System Review

<b>PRICE</b> Festival, $499; Arena, $249<p><b>AT A GLANCE</b> <b><br>Plus</b><br>Excellent build and sound quality<br>Chromecast, AirPlay, Bluetooth built-in<br>Away mode and optional …

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Can You Spot the Beoplay M3 Wireless Speaker?

in Audio on<p>0 Shares<p>B&O Play is launching its most compact wireless home speaker yet, the Beoplay M3. It’s powerful and even more impressive when …

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Professor Edgar Choueiri on 3D Audio

Stephen Mejias, Jana Dagdagan and I made the trip to Princeton, NJ to the homes of the 3D Audio and Applied Acoustics (3D3A) Laboratory at Princeton …

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Taurus Updates Stomp-Head Line with the Classic and High-Gain Models

<b>Poland</b> (November 17, 2017) -- After very good reception of Stomp-Head 5 CE by guitarists , Taurus is bringing to the market next model - Stomp-Head 3 …

Guitar

Sonos One review: Smart, stylish and great-sounding – Alexa has found her home

Sonos’ great-sounding multi-room speaker meets Amazon’s Alexa, and they’re set to be best friends<p>Technology is at its best when it makes things …

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