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Sonos Trueplay Explained

Whatever the reason, Sonos has decided to acknowledge that the careful calibration it does with all of its all-in-one speakers at the factory might not actually be the right settings for your particular room set-up. Last week, they released a new version of their software which includes the “Trueplay,” option for the Play 1, Play […]

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Audioquest Nighthawk Headphones

A Loudspeaker-Inspired Headphone Experience NightHawk is an around-the-ear, semi-open headphone—AudioQuest’s full-bore assault on both the state of the headphone art and on the limits to which quality, innovation, and sustainability can be achieved at an affordable cost. Many of NightHawk’s design elements are successfully implemented in today’s most innovative loudspeakers, but have rarely been used […]

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Marantz Model Spotlight – the SR7010 AV Receiver

Marantz SR7010 AV Receiver Because Music Matters Immerse yourself in thrilling 3D surround sound with the Marantz SR7010 A/V receiver, which features Dolby Atmos surround decoding for the ultimate home theater listening experience. Via a future firmware update, the SR7010 will be able to decode forthcoming DTS:X immersive surround soundtracks. Both Dolby Atmos and DTS:X […]

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Introducing Bel Canto

Bel Canto Design, a US-based manufacturer of fine audio electronic components, has been added to the featured brands here at Seattle Hi-Fi. Needless to say, we’re very pleased to be an authorized dealer of Bel Canto. As an industry leader of innovative audio systems focused on the importance of digital to analog converters, amplifiers and source […]

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Sonos Unveils the Ultimate Smart Speaker, the Revamped PLAY:5

We’ve really been enjoying Sonos’ re-engineered Play:5 speaker. Compared to the previous Play 5, the new speaker sounds richer, deeper and more musical. For those unfamiliar, the beauty of a Sonos system is that you can buy multiple speakers and place them all over the house, without having to worry about how to hard-wire them. […]

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Seattle Hi-Fi Introduces Dynaudio’s new Xeo 2, making true high-end sound quality more accessible than ever before.

    Dynaudio is delighted to announce the introduction of its smallest and most affordable active high-end wireless loudspeakers to date: the Xeo 2. The miniature marvels deliver a scale of sound reproduction that astonishes considering the $1,599 per pair Xeo 2’s compact dimensions and competitive price point. What’s more, the new Xeo 2 wireless […]

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KEF Unveils 50th Anniversary LS50 Mini Monitor Speaker

Everybody who knows us is well aware that we are big fans of well engineered small speakers.  Our recent favorites include the Penaudio Rebel3, Penaudio Cenya, Dynaudio XEO3, and now the new limited edition KEF LS50 which is being introduced in celebration of KEF’s 50th anniversary.  According to KEF, the LS50 pays homage to KEF’s classic […]

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Seattle Hi-Fi Welcomes WyWires!

Always on the lookout for products that make a significant sonic contribution to any system as well as performing above and beyond their suggested retail price, we happened upon Alex Sventitsky’s Wywires.  Wywires came into existence after 8 years of research and empirical testing.  Over this period of time they became determined to set conventional wisdom on […]

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Introducing the Sonos Wireless Subwoofer

Just when Sonos couldn’t possible get any better they one-up themselves by releasing the Sonos SUB – a wireless subwoofer designed to link up with other Sonos products (such as the Play 3 and Play 5) on the Sonos network.   Measuring only 15.8 x 6.2 x 15 inches, and weighing in at only 36.3 pounds, placement is […]

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Seattle Hi-Fi’s Review of the Penaudio Cenya

We had already fallen in love with the Rebel3 back at CES earlier this year so we had very high expectations for the Cenya, the Rebel 3’s larger sibling.  With similar proportions to the Rebel3, albeit in a larger cabinet, but lacking any sort of covering or grill panel we set the Cenya’s up in similar fashion […]

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