StereoLife Magazine - Displaying items by tag: japan

Marantz M-CR612

Marantz announced the M-CR612 compact network CD receiver. The feature-rich mini system is ideal for passionate listeners looking for a simple solution without sacrificing the beautiful soundstage and imaging typical of Marantz components. The M-CR612 offers streaming capabilities with HEOS, Airplay 2 and Bluetooth alongside a built-in CD player for exceptional reproduction of any audio collection. Powerful enough to drive two pairs of loudspeakers with independent volume control or a single pair with double the output power, the M-CR612 encapsulates 65 years of Hi-Fi expertise in a superbly crafted, easy-to-enjoy package.

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

Audio-Technica is introducing its most advanced pair of wireless noise-canceling headphones, the ATH-ANC900BT. Combining innovative digital hybrid noise-canceling technology with high quality, powerful audio performance, these over-ear headphones allow personalization of noise-canceling levels to suit your surroundings.

Final Audio Design E1000

Japanese audio manufacturer released the new product from its in-house brand. E1000 is the entry model of the E series which aims at becoming known as hands down the standard for years to come. First came E3000/E2000, followed by E5000/E4000, models that can be re-cabled. With 160,000 units having been dispatched, it has become a popular series. While gaining a great deal of favorable feedback, there were also a number of comments from junior and high school aged users, in particular, noting that they would like to purchase products from the E series but were unable to do so because they were too expensive.

Denon AH-C820W

Denon introduced the new AH-C820W - the first headphones in the world to use dual drivers with our patented Denon Double Air Compression technology. These in-ear headphones have been designed to deliver powerful bass, ultimate detail, and clarity all in a convenient and highly portable package.

Audio-Technica ATH-MSR7b

Born from the million-selling ATH-M50x professional studio monitoring headphones, the critically acclaimed ATH-MSR7 combined Hi-Res Audio compatibility with an ultra-comfortable design for studio-quality music-on-the-move. Audio-Technica is announcing the next generation model of this premium landmark headphone, the ATH-MSR7b, further enhancing the sonic performance and introducing a lighter, more portable design.

Technics SP-10R & SL1000R

Technics announces two new additions to its Reference Class Audio line-up. Technics SP-10R and Technics SL-1000R continue the legacy of outstanding vinyl performance. Renowned for its direct drive technology and superior performance, the Technics range has extended its Reference Class line-up of audio components with its newest direct drive turntable and turntable system, the SP10-R, and SL-1000R.

Luxman L-509X

Luxman just released a new flagship class AB integrated amplifier, the L-509X offering the performance of separate amplifiers/pre-amplifier housed in a single chassis. The L-509X is perfect for the discerning audiophile who seeks a high quality, high power multifunctional but simple system. The unit features a newly designed highly specialized chassis. The L-509X delivers not only in terms of extraordinary sonic characteristics but also with top-tier design and second-to-none build quality.

Marantz AV8805

Marantz introduced a home theater pre-amplifier with 13.2 channel processing and full 4K Ultra HD. The AV8805 supports virtually any high-resolution multichannel audio format, including the latest surround formats from Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and Auro-3D. Current feedback HDAMs enhance music for a superior listening experience, plus whole-home audio and voice-control make the AV8805 a must-have for serious cinephiles.

Ken Ishiwata - Marantz

Ken Ishiwata is probably one of the most influential personalities in our industry. His engineering talent allowed him to design many great devices and modify Marantz's standard equipment. Amplifiers and CD players signed with his initials are very sought after, and regular models only go into production after gaining his approval. Born in Japan in 1947, Ken Ishiwata is also one of passionate music lovers who had a chance to experience almost every major technology and music format, from tube amps to streamers, from mono recordings to hi-res music files. Privately, he's a very original person who likes to share his passion with other music lovers.

Yamaha NS-5000

Next summer Yamaha is brining the next generation of NS-5000 loudspeakers. Yamaha has explored in the past few years various possibilities for implementation of new technologies and materials, that would make a key elements in the making of the next generation of the speakers. Primal goal was the natural sound that inherits all the best attributes from the legendary NS-30 and NS-20 speakers released back in the 1968. Yamaha wants to bring a balanced sound across the entire bandwidth and overwhelming low distortion. Photos by Yamaha.