The new Argon7L is a wonderful edition to the Amphion range of loudspeakers. The Argon 7L offers transparency and neutrality, but is never dry nor irritating. It offers high level of musicality, but is never coloured.
Very high quality drivers, extremely simple crossover and innovative enclosure structure provide a clean, wide window to all types of music. With high levels of transparency and neutrality, users can discover new joyful things from their favourite recordings. Even the not-perfect ones.
A high 93dB sensitivity allows the Argon7L to work with low powered valve and Class A amplifiers.
TheAmphion Argon 7L will be on active demonstration at the New York Audio Show from April 13-15, 2012, associated with Hegel electronics.
HiFiMAN's most affordable orthodynamic headphone, the HE-400
February 1, 2012
HiFiMAN releases the HE-400, their most affordable orthodynamic headphone to date. This beautifully balanced headphone is also more sensitive than HiFiMAN's more expensive models, thus allowing a much greater variety of amplifiers to be used in tandem with it. This higher efficiency model should allow a good number of music enthusiasts to appreciate, for the first time, the higher quality sound reproduction offered by HiFiMAN.
Like all HiFiMAN headphones, the HE-400 comes with a high quality detachable cable.
Newly released Hegel HD11 DAC with remote
January 15, 2012
The Hegel HD11 uses the latest technology with a 32 bit DAC-chip inside. This and other components are carefully chosen after testing and comparing everything on the market. The HD11 uses only the best, regardless of the price.
A rather unique functionality in the HD11 is that you are able to remote control computers that are connected to the USB port. If you start a play list you can use the HD11’s remote control to start/pause and browse around in your play list. No installation is necessary, and it works on both PC, MAC and most different types of media players. This include most streaming services like Spotify or Rhapsody.
HiFiMAN introduces HE-300, first dynamic driver headphone
November 1, 2012
The newly introduced HiFiMAN HE-300 shares the HE-500's styling, but uses more conventional dynamic driver technology. It's lighter in weight (270 grams), has a leather headband and soft velvet earpads, and comes with a user-replaceable 9-foot-long cable terminated with a 3.5mm plug (and there's a 6.3mm adaptor).Best of all, the HE-300 offers great value at its entry-level price point.
NuForce introduces Icon iDo for for iPad®, iPhone®
October 1, 2011
A fast and easy connection for audiophile-grade sound.
Using the Icon iDo is simple.Users can connect any Apple mobile device to the Icon iDo with the Apple® approved and included 30-pin sync/charging cable, attach the power supply, and then plug the Icon iDo into a home stereo system using RCA cables or a single coaxial.Users can also plug in headphones directly into the Icon iDo for personal high quality sound playback in a manner the artist intended it to be heard.
HiFiMAN HE-500 orthodynamic headphone
August 1, 2011
HiFiMAN introduces an update to its very well respected HE-5LE model. The new HE-500 orthodynamic has increased sensitivity, thus is easier to drive than the older model. Also included with the HE-500 are a set of replacement earpads. A simply great headphone, with beautiful tone and high resolution.
NuForce NE-700M & NE-700X earphones
July 1, 2011
The NuForce NE-700X and NE-700M Earphones feature wide-range drivers encased in machined aluminum chassis designed to minimize vibration and resonance. The drivers’ titanium-coating delivers an exceptionally clear, extended bass and distortion-free holographic imaging.
The NE-700M Earphones include a hands-free microphone with pick-up button for answering phone calls and operating music playback/fast forward features.
Hegel introduces HD20 high-end audio DAC
May 1, 2011
The new HD20 has a high resolution 24 bit / 192 kHz D/A-Converter inside, and can play native 192 kHz from it's coaxial and optical inputs. It also has the capability to stream high definition 24 bit / 96 kHz audio files over USB.
With the remote control (supplied) you can switch between the different inputs, dim the display or adjust the volume level. The HD20 has a high performance digital pre amplifier, fully capable of driving a high end power amplifier.
Triangle introduces Color series of loudspeakers
March 1, 2011
Triangle Industries introduces their Color series of loudspeakers, consisting of a bookshelf, floorstander and centre channel. These models are available in your choice of Piano Black, Red Gloss or White Gloss finish. Eights coats of lacquer are needed to finish each cabinet.
Amphion Loudspeakers of Finland now available in North America
December 1, 2010
VMAX Services is proud to introduce Amphion's latest loudspeaker models to North American music lovers. Amphion, already one of Scandinavia's premier manufacturers of loudspeakers for traditional audio and home cinema use, is now also closely associated with superior desktop audio systems, by incorporating their waveguide technology in their most compact models.
Hegel introduces affordable high-end HD2 USB Music Streamer
November 1, 2010
The Hegel HD2 D/A-Converter offers a unique and affordable way to stream high resolution audio from your computer. You can use it between any modern computer and standard audio amplifiers. Or if you have a good sounding, but digitally outdated, DAC or Home Theatre receiver - you can upgrade those with the HD2’s digital output. An easy and affordable solution. Not only does the HD2 allow you to connect your computer to the audio system, but it also significantly improves the sound with Hegel’s ground breaking re-clocking technology.
Triangle 30th Anniversary Antal and Comete models
October 1, 2010
Autumn 2010, the 30th anniversary of Triangle's founding by Renaud de Vergnette, is celebrated with the release of Limited Edition versions of Antal and Comete models. These new 30th Anniversary models are offered in authentic Piano Black Lacquer finish, and feature improvements to both tweeter assembly and internal wiring.
The TZ2500 tweeter now features a solid aluminium horn, originally developed for the reference Magellan project, allowing for a subtle blend of higher precision and greater finesse to the sound. To push quality still further, bass and treble wiring has been redesigned, thus creating the most sophisticated Antal and Comete models ever offered. Enjoy your music listening!
Better sounding, more versatile, and yet more affordable, this is how we can describe the new H70 Integrated amp from Hegel of Norway. Hegel took up a challenge to design a more cost effective integrated amp, while raising sound quality and versatility. Already respected for their HD10 DAC, this new integrated incorporates both USB and Coaxial or Toslink inputs (the latter two hard switchable at the back of the unit). The H70 is available in Satin Black finish.
Audio Analogue Crescendo Integrated and CD Player
July 1, 2010
Our new reference for integrated amp and CD player around the $1000.00 mark, the Crescendo Integrated and Crescendo CD player achieve a sound quality easily superior to their price category. These are full-width components which will be followed by the upcoming Crescendo Tuner with USB input. Available in either Satin Black or Satin Silver finish.
After several months of research, Triangle has updated their reference Magellan series of loudspeakers. The sound remains all Triangle, with excellent pace and rhythm, as well as great dynamics. Yet, we have the most elegant sounding loudspeakers ever offered by Triangle, including superior treble response, thanks to the latest technical specifications of their top of the line tweeter.
Audio Analogue Enigma Rev 2.0
March 1, 2010
Audio Analogue updates their multifunction Enigma to Rev 2.0 status. This new model incorporates an improved preamplifier section. Sonically you will hear greater attack in the lower registers and a more sophisticated sound. New features added are a line input on the front panel, for iPod or MP3 use, a mono out for subwoofer use, as well as an extra input at the rear. This is an all-in-one unit which sonically compares to separates, a true audiophile product when space is at a premium.
H100, the brand new integrated amplifier from Hegel, with a built-in USB audio controller so you can enjoy audio from your computer with much improved sound quality. Audiophile quality and convenience, the Hegel way.