All Audio Components, Amplifiers, Receivers, Tuners & Processors
A20 headphone amplifier provides an impressive natural, transparent sound with excellent resolution and spatiality. The metal housing is made with brushed aluminum which protects against signal scattering and vibration. Equipped with two headphone outputs with volume control. Internal switching power supply allows for worldwide use.
2014 Product of the Year EntrantParadigm & Anthem Electronics Anthem MRX 710
The MRX 710 is the top tier model in the second generation of Anthem’s MRX A/V Receivers. It benefits from Anthem’s proprietary Advanced Load Monitoring to keep a constant eye on amplifier output. ARC 1M, a version of Anthem’s Room Correction exclusive to the new MRX, connects via Ethernet, delivers a higher level of digital signal processing for even greater precision in the correction curves and offers the option to print “before and after” room-measurement graphs. Feature Set includes (complete list available at anthemav.com)
- More HDMI inputs than the earlier version, including a front-panel input
- Dual HDMI outputs (ideal for front projection systems with LCD monitors)
- HDMI Audio Return Channel
- Faster HDMI switching
- 4K Upscaling and pass-through
- Up to 20 input configurations
- Software updates via the USB port
- IP control with drivers for popular integrations systems
- Remote control apps for iOS (Apple) and Android
- Easier to read screen menus
- Improved status displays
- Dual speaker configuration
- Speaker crossovers are now adjustable in 10-Hz increments
- Optical, coaxial and analog inputs send 2-channel music to Zone 2
- Bi-amping of front Left/Right speakers
- Power consumption in standby mode = <0.3 W.
AURALiC North America Inc. ARIES Wireless Streaming Bridge
Utilizing AURALiC’s Lightning Streaming technology, the industry’s first whole-house, high-resolution wireless streaming solution supporting Double-Rate DSD and DXD, ARIES is a “bridge” between music files on network storage or online streaming services and a DAC, enabling DACs for the first time to stream high-resolution music wirelessly in any sampling rate.
OPPO Digital $1,299
The BDP-105D brings Darbee Visual Presence to the award-winning BDP-105 model, known for its audiophile-grade sound. Darbee processing adds enhanced depth and realism to the visual experience. Excelling in both audio and video, the BDP-105D is the ideal source for any home theater or audio system.
Nexus Audio Systems C816
Nexus | The premier choice in Canadian made home automation electronics. An audio company run by a seasoned audio design team. See and hear the difference in North American build quality. We simplify both the design and installation process.
Control4 Control4® Wireless Music Bridge
Control4® Wireless Music Bridge combines Ethernet, WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity into a single product, allowing nearly every smart device to “push” music, podcasts, news, sports and audio books into the Control4 system via full support for streaming iOS devices, as well as Bluetooth and DLNA for other phones and tablets.
2014 Product of the Year EntrantYamaha Corporation of America, AV Division CX-A5000 Preamp
Yamaha’s flagship 11.2-channel AVENTAGE CX-A5000 AV preamplifier creates unequalled sound realism with expressive dynamics and massive power for a home theater experience only Yamaha can deliver. The craftsmanship and design behind this component is influenced by Yamaha’s expertise in professional audio, musical instruments and home theater. The CX-A5000 is engineered by ear and offers the fullest expression of the company’s AVENTAGE concept, which has earned widespread accolades from AV professionals since the brand was introduced in 2010.
2014 Product of the Year EntrantIntegra DHC-60.5
The THX Ultra2 Plus certified Integra DHC-60.5 Preamp / Processor. With features such as HDBaseT built in, and isf Certified Calibration Controls, it has no rival at twice its price.
2014 Product of the Year EntrantIntegra DTR-60.5
The THX Select2 Plus certified Integra DTR-60.5 9.2 channel receiver. With features like built in HDBaseT, and isf Certified Calibration Controls, it has no rival at twice its price.
2014 Product of the Year WinnerPioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. Elite SC-79 AV Receiver
Pioneer’s Elite SC-79 9.2-channel receiver produces the best home entertainment experience utilizing advanced technologies/features including built-in HDBaseT, Class D3 amplification, nine SABRE32 Ultra DACs, 4K compatibility, and multi-zone capability.
2014 Product of the Year EntrantCrestron HD-XSPA
The Crestron HD-XSPA is a powerful surround sound processor that finally makes it easy and affordable to enjoy full 7.1 audio in any room as part of a whole-house AV distribution system.
2014 Product of the Year EntrantKrell Industries Krell Foundation
Foundation is the latest in a long line of state-of-the-art A/V processors from Krell. Featuring the latest digital connectivity, the Foundation also maintains Krell’s exacting standards for audiophile grade sound quality.
From decoding the latest lossless audio formats, extensive digital switching, 3DTV pass-through, and more, the Foundation is fully compliant with the digital age. Yet the 7.1-channel processor also features balanced audio outputs, automatic setup and room EQ, and Krell’s legendary robust hardware. A slim new form factor exudes the Krell aesthetic, while allowing placement in smaller equipment racks.