Anthem, maker of electronic components and the brother company to speaker manufacturer Paradigm, have debuted the second generation version of their AVM 50 flagship processor. The Master 50, or AVM 50v, now includes additional HDMI inputs for all your digital components, as well as the ARC-1, Anthem Room Correction system.
Parasound has introduced an audio preamplifier designed for sound purists seeking superior low-noise performance from classic stereo sources as well as multichannel music and movies from Blu-ray, DVD-Audio, and SACD players. It will be marketed in the company's high-end Halo product line.
Goldmund has announced the creation of a new processor, the Goldmund U-32, which is capable of extending to an infinite number of discrete channels. No word on the exact cost of the U-32, but considering the high-end track record of Goldmund (ie: the $300,000 turntable and $17,000 Blu-ray player), we're guessing more than a pretty penny.
Mark Levinson announces the launch of a new series of products, marking the next generation in elite home entertainment. The first introduction in this new product range, the No502 Media Console, is a remarkably powerful and flexible audio and video processor designed to provide the absolute best in film, video, and music reproduction and to become the centerpiece of ultimate home entertainment systems. With its meticulous attention to detail, the No502 sets a new standard for luxury high-performance audio/visual products.