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Teac USB DAC Amplifier AI-501DA review
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Teac USB DAC Amplifier AI-501DA review

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If you live on your computer and want to hear better sound then you need to break away from the in-built soundcard and move to an external digital-to-analogue converter (DAC). That's where the Teac AI-501DA - an integrated amplifier and USB DAC - comes... >>

Best home entertainment device 2011: nominees for the 8th Pocket-lint Awards

Best home entertainment device 2011: nominees for the 8th Pocket-lint Awards

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Home entertainment can mean a few different things as our nominees for the best home entertainment device 2011 reveal. We’re talking audio, video, radio; amp, dock, set-top box and even games console too - and that makes for an incredibly competitive... >>

Marshsall amps and how they're made

Marshsall amps and how they're made

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While at the launch of the Pure Evoke 1S Marshall DAB/FM radio, Pocket-lint was also privy to a tour of the Marshall Amplifier factory. If you’re a rock/audio junky you can arrange a visit of your own by appointment too but, just in case you happen... >>

Onkyo unveils three 3D ready home cinema receivers

Onkyo unveils three 3D ready home cinema receivers

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Onkyo, the home cinema audio expert, has announced three new receivers that are fully compatible with Windows 7 and the latest 3D video formats. For the first time Onkyo is also adding FLAC playback on its machines. The three new models are called the... >>

The 5 best amplifiers and speaker systems for World Cup wonders

The 5 best amplifiers and speaker systems for World Cup wonders

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All too often, the first experience anybody has with home cinema comes from an all-in system, which includes DVD or Blu-ray player, amplification and speakers in one box. And while there are plenty of good packages out there, from a variety of respectable... >>

Orange Amplifers releases OPC Computer Amplifier Speaker

Orange Amplifers releases OPC Computer Amplifier Speaker

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Gosh - this comes a little out of left field. British guitar amp manufacturers Orange Amplifiers have decided to cram either a PC into an amplifier, or an amplifier into a PC. We can't entirely work out which way around it is, but it's called the OPC... >>

Marantz offers slim NR1501 AV amp

Marantz offers slim NR1501 AV amp

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Marantz has unveiled a slimline AV amplifier that's aimed at the "entry-level" sector of the market. The NR1501 amp measures just 10cm from top to bottom - around half the size of normal surround sound designs. Despite this, Marantz claims that it still... >>

Onkyo launches TX-SR5007, TX-NR3007 and TX-NR1007

Onkyo launches TX-SR5007, TX-NR3007 and TX-NR1007

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Onkyo has announced a trio of home cinema AV recievers that come equipped with the ability to pump out 9.2 channels of audio. That's a lot of channels. There's three models - the TX-SR5007, the TX-NR3007 and the TX-NR1007. The SR5007 has pretty much everything... >>

Onkyo launches A-9377 stereo amplifier

Onkyo launches A-9377 stereo amplifier

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Onkyo has announced that it's launching the A-9377, a budget-priced stereo amplifier that - the company claims - still manages to deliver "musicality". Turntable owners will be pleased - it has a phono input, as well as five other audio inputs. There's... >>

Onkyo unveils TX-SR707 and TX-NR807 streaming AV receivers

Onkyo unveils TX-SR707 and TX-NR807 streaming AV receivers

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Onkyo has announced that it's launching two home cinema receivers - TX-SR707and TX-NR807, and a next-gen Blu-ray player - DV-BD507. Both pack DLNA 1.5 Network Audio compatibility, which means that streaming audio services will play through them. That... >>