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Samsung's tube-powered wireless audio dock, DA-E750, arrives in the UK and Korea this week

Samsung have announced their DA-E750, which is a wireless speaker dock, and will arrive in the UK and Korea starting June 18. Samsung's DA-E750 is a vacuum tube-based amplifier that is meant to improve sound quality.

 

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The tube-based amp can connect to Samsung GALAXY devices through AllShare, as well as Apple's AirPlay, and finally, plain old Bluetooth 3.0. The speaker dock also features an analog composite input, a USB port so that you can play music from a USB flash drive and support for MP3, WMA, and WAV file formats.

 

Spec-wise, we're looking at a 2.1-channel woven glass fiber speaker system, with a built-in 100W subwoofer. It comes in two colors, Mahogany and piano black. Samsung haven't released pricing just yet, but when it was shown off at CES earlier this year, the company gave an $800-ish price.

Pioneer launches new HDJ-1500 headphones, aimed at pro musicians

Pioneer is launching a new series of headphones aimed at professional DJs and musicians, the HDJ-1500 sports a pair of 50mm drivers embedded in sound insulating casings with air chambers that are said to reduce the sound by 4dB and help hear the intended mix.

 

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The new Pioneer HDJ-1500 headphones come in two colors, black or a satin silver and black combination. Impedance is 32ohms, sensitivity is 180db. Frequency response is 5Hz to 30,000Hz. Price-wise, Pioneer are not breaking the DJ bank at all, they should sell for 18,000 yen or $223-or-so USD.

 

Pioneer haven't said when they'll begin shipping the HDJ-1500's, or whether they'll even ship them to the US.

ASUS unveil ROG sound cards, Xonar Phoebus PCIe sound card, ThunderFX USB external sound card

CES 2012: The Republic of Gamers team is pretty damn awesome, not only do they make some truly kick arse motherboards, but they also have gaming accessories like keyboards, mice and headsets and are now set to enter the sound card market, too.

 

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ASUS teased at CES the ROG Xonar Phoebus (the God of Music and Light) and is a standalone product (not bundled with a motherboard). Xonar Phoebus is rated at 118db SNR and includes the regular outputs, a dedicated amplifier for driving up to 300ohm headphones and a volume control/wire extender for gaming headsets.

 

It sports the usual ROG black/red theme and looks insanely sexy for a sound card. I/O wise we have headset connectors, power for the volume control, line-in, 5.1 audio and SPDIF-out as pictured below.

 

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Deal of the Day: Klipsch WB-14 Cabernet Bookshelf Speakers for $179.99 per Pair with FREE Shipping!

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Deal of the Day: Energy RC Micro 5 Pack 5-channel Home Theater Speaker System for $159.99 with FREE Shipping

Our Deal of the Day today is the Newegg - Energy RC Micro 5 Pack 5-channel Home Theater Speaker System for $159.99 with FREE Shipping!.

 

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Deal of the Day: Coupon Code for MartinLogan MLT-2 Premium 5.1CH Home Theater Speaker System Black System for $299.99 with FREE Shipping!

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Deal of the Day: Sennheiser HD201 Professional DJ styled Hi-Fi Stereo Headphones for $14.99 with FREE Shipping

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SENNHEISER HD201 PROFESSIONAL DJ STYLED HI-FI STEREO HEADPHONES DEAL

 

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Sennheiser intros six new budget friendly sets of headphones

Looking at picking up a new set of headphones over the xssy break? - You might be interested in one of six new pairs of headphones Sennheiser has just announced today. The new models in Sennheiser's line include the HD 219, HD 229, HD 239, HD 429, HD 439 and HD 449, all promising to deliver 'defined sound' in style.

 

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HD 219

 

The HD 219 will set you back only $59.95 and feature closed ear cups with a padded head band for excellent comfort. For an extra $20 you can shift up to the HD 229 which include the use of powerful neodymium magnets that promise precise stereo sound output.

 

The next step up in the $119.95 HD 239s also use the aforementioned neodymium magnets and are further refined from there, boasting a frequency response of 16 to 23,000 Hz.

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Klipsch delivers audio quality on a budget w/ latest 2.1 kit

Looking for a respectable 2.1 speaker kit without outlaying a lot of cash? Klipsch may peak your interest with a new offering in the Energy-branded EM.2.1s. Klipsch are renowned for delivering some very good quality speakers in the computer world and this, while being a more budget focused model, still promise to give a clear and strong performing audio experience while being quite compact in stature.

 

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The EM-2.1 gives a total output of 25W and features a front-firing subwoofer with volume and bass controls built in. Each of the two speakers use a 1.3-inch fiber composite cone driver. The set is expected to hit store shelves sometime this month with an associated price of $99.99 US.

Bose works their TriPort magic on a couple new headphones

Audio specialists Bose have just released a couple new sets of headphones to market in the OE2 and OE2i. These on-ear headphones promise a super comfortable fit to the head while being slim profile by design with foam ear cushioned, foldable earcups to make transporting more pleasant.

 

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Bose says the sound quality of these headphones in comparison to their predecessors has been improved upon thanks to the use of a TriPort acoustic structure for improved audio reproduction.

 

The OE2 headphones use a standard audio cable, coming in at $149.95 USD, whilst the OE2i is a step up with its inline remote and microphone, priced at $179.95 USD.

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