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RIP Roger B. Hassing of RBH Sound 1946‑2023

— January 24, 2023 00:30

RIP Roger B. Hassing of RBH Sound 1946-2023

Roger Hassing, founder and original owner of RBH Sound, passed away peacefully on 1/22/23 in Layton Utah. Roger considered RBH Sound a family operated business and was passionate about making great products.

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ONKYO TX‑RZ50 9.2 AV Receiver New Year 2023 Giveaway!

— January 01, 2023 12:25

ONKYO TX-RZ50 9.2 AV Receiver New Year 2023 Giveaway!

Enter our random draw FREE for a chance to WIN! From Onkyo's Flagship RZ-Series its the TX-RZ50 9.2-Ch AVR With: 8K/Ultra-HD, Dolby Atmos & DTS:X. Draw is brought to you by Audioholics & Audio Advice!

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Arendal Sound 1961 International Loudspeaker Giveaway & LiveStream

— December 06, 2022 00:10

Arendal Sound 1961 International Loudspeaker Giveaway & LiveStream

Arendal Sound 1961 international loudspeaker giveaway! Enter by Dec 13, 2022 to win a pair of speakers to make your holiday season a little brighter. Winner announced on the Audioholics LiveStream.

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Paradigm Monitor SE 8000F Tower Loudspeakers Giveaway

— December 01, 2022 00:10

Paradigm Monitor SE 8000F Tower Loudspeakers Giveaway

Audioholics and Paradigm presents: "We Review 'em, You Win 'em" Giveaway! One pair of Paradigm Monitor SE 8000F floorstanding loudspeakers are on offer in our Sweepstakes! Enter to WIN by 12/31/22.

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AV Quick Takes: Polk, Porsche, and George Harrison

— November 28, 2022 23:45

AV Quick Takes: Polk, Porsche, and George Harrison

Today's "AV Quick Take” looks at a limited-edition speaker from Polk Reserve series, a soundbar for Porsche fans, and the 20th anniversary of “Concert for George” from the beloved Beatles.

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AV Quick Takes: McIntosh, Mitchell Speakers, and Acoustic Levitation

— November 17, 2022 00:45

AV Quick Takes: McIntosh, Mitchell Speakers, and Acoustic Levitation

In Today's audio quick take, we look at a new high performance Class D amplifier from McIntosh, a new UK speaker brand Mitchell Acoustics coming to the US, and advances in acoustic levitation.

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AV Quick Takes: TCL, KEF, and… Cow Dung?

— November 04, 2022 00:20

AV Quick Takes: TCL, KEF, and… Cow Dung?

“AV Quick Takes” offers a brief look at what’s new, cool, and interesting in the AV world. Today we look at new TVs from TCL, noise-cancelling headphones from KEF, and speakers made from poop!

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Arendal 1961 Tower Speaker Giveaway! ($1,699 Value): Enter by Nov 15!

— November 02, 2022 00:35

Arendal 1961 Tower Speaker Giveaway! ($1,699 Value): Enter by Nov 15!

Arendal is giving away a pair of a pair of 1961 Tower Loudspeakers! Winner of the random draw to be announced LIVE on Audioholics' YouTube presentation: "Product Design" November 15th, 2022.

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Dirac Launches ‘Intelligent Audio Platform’ for Cars, Introduces New Upmixing Technology

— May 24, 2022 00:30

Dirac Launches ‘Intelligent Audio Platform’ for Cars, Introduces New Upmixing Technology

Dirac launched a software-based Intelligent Audio Platform designed to help car manufacturers upmix ordinary stereo content into surround mixes in real time. Will this rival Dolby and DTS for car audio?

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Despite Bankruptcy Onkyo, Pioneer, Elite AV Drives On!

— May 16, 2022 00:30

Despite Bankruptcy Onkyo, Pioneer, Elite AV Drives On!

Onkyo declares bankruptcy after years of financial troubles. But Onkyo Audio-Video, Integra, Pioneer and Elite will continue on as part of the Premium Audio Co, owner of Klipsch, HECO and others.

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Mercedes To Add Dolby Atmos to Top‑Spec Cars in 2022

— May 11, 2022 00:30

Mercedes To Add Dolby Atmos to Top-Spec Cars in 2022

Mercedes-Benz has announced that, starting next year, cars equipped with both its new MBUX infotainment system and a high-end Burmester sound system will be getting Dolby Atmos 31-speaker integration.

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Denon AVR‑X3700H 9.2CH AV‑Receiver Giveaway ‑ Last Chance to ENTER!

— April 30, 2022 00:30

Denon AVR-X3700H 9.2CH AV-Receiver Giveaway - Last Chance to ENTER!

Audioholics and Audio Advice is back with our Spring Giveaway for 2022! The prize is a brand NEW Denon AVRX3700H 9.2 channel 8K AV receiver.

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Dolby Partners with Cinemo to Get Atmos into More New Cars

— April 18, 2022 01:20

Dolby Partners with Cinemo to Get Atmos into More New Cars

Dolby has teamed up with Cinemo, a leading provider of automotive infotainment middleware, to accelerate the integration of Dolby Atmos into vehicles set to drive a revolution for in-car entertainment.

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Audyssey Unveils New Individually Calibrated Microphones for Use with MultEQ‑X

— March 16, 2022 15:00

Audyssey Unveils New Individually Calibrated Microphones for Use with MultEQ-X

Audyssey just unveiled individually calibrated microphones for use with their new PC based MultEQ-X software. This is a must have for best calibration results. See why.

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HECO 5.1 Speaker System Giveaway, $2,495 Value! ‑ Last Chance to WIN!

— March 01, 2022 23:00

HECO 5.1 Speaker System Giveaway, $2,495 Value! - Last Chance to WIN!

We've partnered with Audio Advice for a HECO 5.1 Speaker System Giveaway ($2,495 Value), running through March 31st 2022. Remember, You gotta be in it to WIN it! This is your last chance. Good luck!

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Audi’s Q4 e‑tron Electric SUV Features The First Sonos Car Audio System

— October 08, 2021 11:45

Audi’s Q4 e-tron Electric SUV Features The First Sonos Car Audio System

Arriving in the US this Fall, Audi’s compact Q4 e-tron electric SUV (~$50,000) will offer the world’s first Sonos-branded automotive audio system. Is it worthy of the SONOS name? Read on to find out.

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The Lucid Air Electric Car Takes Dolby Atmos On The Road

— September 20, 2021 00:50

The Lucid Air Electric Car Takes Dolby Atmos On The Road

Launching later this year, the Lucid Air is a luxury electric car with the world’s first automotive Dolby Atmos sound system which will also be integrated into the car's safety features. Read on.

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PSB Aims to Customize Sound with Audio Personalization Company Audiodo

— January 05, 2021 13:00

PSB Aims to Customize Sound with Audio Personalization Company Audiodo

Paul Barton is teaming up with Swedish company Audiodo to develop PSB’s next generation of headphones.The tech uses a series of questions to create a personal hearing profile for each user.

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Klipsch Teams Up With Dirac To Develop Next‑Gen Headphones

— January 03, 2021 00:00

Klipsch Teams Up With Dirac To Develop Next-Gen Headphones

Klipsch has joined forces with the DSP wizards at Dirac to create new headphone products. The first headphone to benefit from this collaboration is expected to be a wireless in-ear design. Read on.

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Denon & Marantz Announce HDMI 2.1 Receivers 4k/120Hz Works Without Issue!

— December 09, 2020 13:15

Denon & Marantz Announce HDMI 2.1 Receivers 4k/120Hz Works Without Issue!

Sound United annouced their latest HDMI 2.1 AV receivers from Denon and Marantz actually will support 4k/120Hz resolution without any issues. See how this problem has been resolved and what's next.

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Marantz AV7705 11CH AV Processor Giveaway!

— December 03, 2020 14:00

Marantz AV7705 11CH AV Processor Giveaway!

To end 2020 on a good note, Audioholics teamed up with Marantz to give away a brand new AV7705 11CH AV Processor. Enter to win by 12/31/20 to start your new year off right and be the envy of your friends.

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Fire Destroys AKM Audio Chip Factory: Can 2020 Get Any Worse?

— November 13, 2020 12:30

Fire Destroys AKM Audio Chip Factory: Can 2020 Get Any Worse?

An inferno that blazed for three straight days devastated the AKM semiconductor factory in Nobeoka City, Japan. Read on to learn how this will this affect audio products from your favorite manufacturers.

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Bug in HDMI 2.1 chips Affect AV Receivers, XBOX Series X & NVIDIA Graphic Cards

— October 24, 2020 10:00

Bug in HDMI 2.1 chips Affect AV Receivers, XBOX Series X & NVIDIA Graphic Cards

Certain HDMI 2.1 AV receivers from Denon, Marantz and Yamaha have a bug in their HDMI 2.1 chipsets that causes blank screen for 4k/120Hz & 8k/60Hz resolutions. Sound United gives work around and promises future fix.

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Bowers & Wilkins is Welcomed to the Sound United Family

— October 10, 2020 01:00

Bowers & Wilkins is Welcomed to the Sound United Family

Sound United LLC today announced that it has finalized the acquisition of Bowers & Wilkins. What does this mean for the brand? Read on as we speculate the future of this premium loudspeaker company.

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Enter Free to Win! Arylic A50 ‑ Wireless Stereo Amplifier

— October 05, 2020 01:00

Enter Free to Win! Arylic A50 - Wireless Stereo Amplifier

Audioholics is giving away an Arylic A50 wireless streaming amplifier! This contest is free to enter, just leave your email address and after Halloween, the winner will be announced.

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Shure Delivers, Then Recalls, New True Wireless Earphone Solution

— July 27, 2020 06:30

Shure Delivers, Then Recalls, New True Wireless Earphone Solution

Shure makes a rare misstep with its new Aonic 215 Wireless earphones ($279) and RMCE-TW1 Wireless Secure Fit Adapter ($229). Shortly after shipping began, Shure cancelled all outstanding orders.

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Rumors Abound of Bowers & Wilkins Future After Tech Startup Departure

— June 12, 2020 02:30

Rumors Abound of Bowers & Wilkins Future After Tech Startup Departure

Will Joe Atkins take back control of legendary speaker company Bowers and Wilkins or will home theater giant Sound United restore brand stability and focus? Read on to find out.