Parasound has announced plans to deliver its most-affordable integrated amplifier/digital-to-analog converter (DAC) early this summer. from RSSMix.com Mix ID 8193176 https://www.soundandvision.com/content/parasound-readies-integrated-ampdac-summer-delivery
CHICAGO (PTA) — After going all-in with its high-end Halo products at the recent Florida Audio Expo (Tampa) show in February 2019, Parasound now focuses it’s efforts on debuting more affordable audio components at Axpona 2019. This time, it’s Parasound’s NewClassic line that receives another great update with the NewClassic 200 INT Integrated Amplifier. The […]
Our Latest Issue Our Spring 2019 issue of The Occasional Magazine is now available for download! This time out, the team brings us a suite of new reviews. In this issue, we have brand new gear reviews: Trenner & Friedl ARt monitors, Sonus Faber Serafino Tradition, Parasound Halo Hint 6, Simaudio 390, and the Dragon Inspire […]
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*160 watts RMS x 2, 8 Ohms *240 watts RMS x2, 4 Ohms *500 watts x1, 8 Ohms, Bridged mode *Circuitry designed by legendary John Curl *High bias Class A/AB operation *Balanced inputs of discrete circuits and XLR connectors *Direct Coupled for cleanest signal *MOSFET driver stage and JFET input stage, hand-matched
READ HERE “While the overall connections are similar to that of the former P 5 preamp, the P 6 offers some upgrades comparable to the modernization of the A21 to the A21+. I think that says a lot about Parasound’s ability to pack performance where it counts. The improvements move the cash-out-of-pocket (or Bitcoin-out-of-server) needle […]
Read Here “One of my long-term reference recordings is Robbie Robertson and the Red Road Ensemble’s Music For The Native Americans (16/44.1 FLAC, Capitol), which I use for its sparkling clarity and the openness of its soundstage as Robertson explores the complex rhythms of the music of his native heritage. The Halo JC 5 handled […]
Read Here “Digitally sourced music gave further evidence of the Step Plus’s prowess. As I played CDs through an ATC CDA2 Mk.II CD player into the Parasound integrated amplifier, the Steps reproduced quality bass tonnage that was extraordinary. I’m not talking a merely passable low end, but deep, round frequencies. The best example of this […]
Parasound shows off some incredible new products, Martin Logan stands tall as ever, Rega and Aurender did the cooking, and AudioQuest set the table. The Story If there was an award for “most fun and playful atmosphere” at an audio show, Parasound and Martin Logan’s exhibit at the Florida Audio Expo would be tops on […]
BEAUTIFUL PARASOUND HALO T3 AM/FM STEREO TUNER BALANCED XLR AUDIOPHILE XCLNT! – Buy – BEAUTIFUL PARASOUND HALO T3 AM/FM STEREO TUNER BALANCED XLR AUDIOPHILE XCLNT!
*180 watts RMS x 5, 8 Ohms *225 watts RMS x2, 8 Ohms *Circuitry designed by legendary John Curl *High bias Class A/AB operation *Balanced inputs of discrete circuits and XLR connectors *Direct Coupled for cleanest signal *MOSFET driver stage and JFET input stage, hand-matched
I’ve not written on audio and networking in a while but over the holiday I read Jason Stoddard’s Schiit Happens about his return to the high fidelity equipment industry as co-founder of Schiit, a maker of personal audio and value oriented high end audio. I found the book after I had ordered my Schiit Gungnir […]
Parasound has expanded its NewClassic series of two-channel power amplifiers with an analog preamplifier/DAC (digital to analog converter) that embodies a “new generation of affordable high-performance products.” from RSSMix.com Mix ID 8193176 https://www.soundandvision.com/content/parasound-adds-preampdac-newclassic-line
Our good friend, Gordon Sell of GSPR, alerted us to some genuinely exciting news from Parasound. The wildly popular Zphono phono preamplifier from Parasound’s ulta-compact Z line of components get’s updated in a huge way. For those in the know, the existing Zphono at $200 USD is already a bargain player that hit’s hard for it’s […]
Read Here “Listening to an old favourite CD of mine, Haydn Symphony No 77, Christopher Hogwood and the Academy of Ancient Music, the difference between the three oversampling/upscaling options is not small. Starting with the minimum oversampling rate, which reads as 88.2 kHz on the DAVE, I get a pleasant presentation, fluid and coherent, but […]