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McIntosh Bows 7 x 200-Watt Home Theater Amp

  McIntosh today pulled the wraps off a power amplifier designed to light up a home theater system with 1,400 watts of power. The new MC257 replaces the MC207 amplifier and ships this month with a $10,000 price tag to match the tank-like …

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Dirac Teams with RHA to Advance Headphone Listening

  Dirac Research, the Swedish technology company best known among S&V readers for its Dirac Live speaker setup/room-correction system, today announced a collaboration with U.K.-based earphone specialist RHA to explore the integration of …

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Marantz Previews Integrated Amp with Wireless Streaming

  Marantz today announced plans to introduce a high-performance integrated amplifier with onboard wireless streaming in mid-November. Hailed as the company’s first fully discrete integrated amp with streaming capabilities, the PM7000N ($999) …

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Best Gear of September 2019

  Summer is gone so it’s time to take stock and make sure you have the AV essentials you’re going to need to get through the fall and winter months. Sound & Vision’s September list of Top Picks is the perfect place to start with a …

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HiFiMan Ananda-BT Headphones Arrive

  Headphone-maker HiFiMan is now shipping its new Ananda-BT, a Bluetooth version of its popular Ananda planar magnetic headphones. At $999, the Ananda-BT is a mid-price model in the HiFiMan lineup, which peaks with the $6,000 Susvara …

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