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My favorite MM and MC phono cartridges of 2022 priced from $190 to $899.

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My Editors' Choice selection for best turntables of 2022 priced from $599 to $1,799.

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But I now see firsthand how the music industry is fumbling this huge opportunity to revitalize its business.

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Bang & Olufsen is releasing an extremely limited run of the Beoplay A9 Speakers featuring a Ferrari Sheppard piece selected by Swizz Beatz.

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Which CD players and DAC made our Editors' Choice 2022 list?

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Video upscaling is an integral part of the TV viewing experience, find out what it is and why it is important.

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Now is a good time to pick up a pair (or more) of high-end speakers from British loudspeaker make Bowers and Wilkins.

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Cyber Monday brings with it this deal on one of the top-rated UST Projectors.

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Does it make sense to spend $200 on a pair of gaming headphones? The LucidSound LS50X might be the rare exception where it does.

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When shopping for loudspeakers or headphones, most consumers don't even look at the impedance of the products they are considering. Do they need to?...

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Custom fit earphones make a huge difference because they're individually molded to your ears. UE Drops are your only custom TWS earphone option and...

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$999 is a lot of money for a pair of ANC wireless headphones. The Mark Levinson No. 5909 swing for the bleachers and the...

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Looking for a pair of affordable TWS earbuds that actually sound good? The Edifier W240TN are not perfect but their $80 price makes them...

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Looking for a pair of high-end studio headphones? The Neumann NDH 30 might be an upgrade over your existing pair.

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The Shure KSE1200 Electrostatic IEMs offer breathtaking clarity and detail. Are they really worth $2,000?

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The ampsandsound Kenzie Ovation Rev 2 Headphone Amplifier is no ordinary component. Buckle up. It's going to be a bumpy night.

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Rega ELEX MK4 Integrated Amplifier

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New Rega Elex Mk4 Integrated Amplifier replaces award-winning Elex-R with improved circuitry and new internal DAC.

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2022 was a great year for affordable high-end audio products. Andover Audio, Meze Audio, and Triangle have 3 new products you really need to...

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Yamaha are jumping back into the high-end headphone market with the $5,000 YH-5000SE which are being made in Kakegawa, Japan.

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Priced at $275, the updated Grado Labs GW100x Wireless Headphones offer new drivers and improved battery performance.

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Offering support for hi-res PCM, DSD, 7 digital inputs, and future upgradability, the McIntosh MDA200 D/A Converter warrants a serious look.

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Looking for an affordable subwoofer this holiday season? The Polk Audio Monitor XT10 retails for $299.

Vintage Audio

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Looking for a great sounding vintage turntable? The Dual 701 and Yamaha YP-701 are two premium vintage tables worth considering.

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The NAD 3020 was one of the best-selling audio components in history and has become a cult classic in the world of vintage audio.

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The NAD C 3050 LE Integrated Amplifier celebrates 50 years of audio engineering success. Only 1972 will be made for $1972 each.

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How a tiny turntable restoration company called Vinyl Nirvana turned a new generation of vinyl listeners into the cult of Thorens.

Headphones & Personal Audio

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Audio-Technica's new ATH-TWX9 True Wireless Earphones feature 5.8mm drivers, 6 hours of battery life, deep-UV sterilization and personalized hybrid noise cancelling for $299.

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Our comprehensive list of the best true wireless earbuds and earphones of 2022 features some surprises.

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Periodic Audio is going direct. What does that mean? Their V3 IEMs are going to become a lot more affordable.

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Questyle, DDHiFi and Hidizs earn top honors in our Best Dongle DACs of 2022 Buying Guide.

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Plasma TVs are no longer available but there are still a lot of them in use with a fanatical fan base.

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The best Black Friday TV deals are on TVs you'd buy even if they weren't on sale. Here's one we like.

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Everything you need to know about Smart TVs in 2022 and why they are not all the same.

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Dolby's version of dynamic HDR (High Dynamic Range) can make Ultra HD 4K content come alive in your living room or home theater.

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HDCP is a part of HDMI that you may not know about, but your home theater setup can't work without it.

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Your turntable may not sound great without the right phono preamp. This guide offers some of the best phono preamplifiers under $600.

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What are the best audiophile phono preamps for under $1,000? See which models we picked from Croft, iFi, and Pro-Ject.

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Looking for an affordable way to get into hi-res streaming this Christmas? Our picks for Best Digital Music Streamers are all winners.

Audiophile System Builder

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Can you build a great sounding system in 2022 for under $4,000? The Magnepan LRS and Q Acoustics 3050i prove that you can.

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If your budget stretches between $10,000 to $15,000 -- you really need to consider the Rega Aethos Integrated Amplifier.

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The Rega Kyte bookshelf loudspeakers are still flying under the radar for some and that's something that needs to change.

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The Sonus faber Lumina 1 bookshelf loudspeakers make beautiful music combined with the Rotel A14MKII Integrated Amplifier.

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