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Oct
02

9 Reviews of Sonos Wireless Systems

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Fairview HiFi is a Sonos Dealer . If I were to ask you the name of the first company that comes to mind when it comes to Wireless HiFi, I would guess Sonos would be near the top of the list. Since 2002, Sonos has had one goal in mind, "to reinvent home audio for the digital age." "Our vision was simple - fill every home with music and make lis...
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Nov
01

Monitor Audio - Bronze Speaker Series

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Fairview HiFi is an authorized dealer for  Monitor Audio Speakers .  Monitor Audio is a British owned and managed HiFi company with a focus on "loudspeaker design ... for ultra discreet high quality sound around the home and outside." Below you'll find some resources available to help you get up to speed on why we think Monitor Audio is worth a listen to.  We look forward to having you drop by to learn more.   Monitor Audio Bronze Series The slender BX5 represents a careful r...
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Oct
17

5 Reviews of the Panasonic 4K UHD OLED HDR

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Fairview HiFi is an Authorized Dealer of the Panasonic 4K UHD OLED TVs.  "Tuned by filmmakers in Hollywood, our 4K Pro HDR televisions combine our Studio Colour HCX2 processor with a next generation OLED screen to deliver outstanding colour clarity, contract and brightness. Its striking super slim design will seamlessly integrate into your hom...
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Oct
17

5 Reviews of the Yamaha YAS-207 Soundbar

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​"It's never been easier to immerse yourself in clear, lifelike sound for all of your TV shows, movies, games and music. The world's first sound bar with DTS Virtual:X*, the YAS-207 is capable of virtualizing sound in multiple dimensions – including height – offering more realistic sonic reproduction of any content without the complexity of using n...
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Mar
03

5 Reviews of the Bryston BDA-3 External DAC

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"The Bryston BDA-3 is a world class DAC (digital to analog converter) that is packed with the perfect mix of features making it an essential part of your digital audio chain. Use diverse audio sources such as Bryston's BDP digital music players, computers, music servers, and CD players to get the most accurate and superb sounding digital playback c...
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Feb
24

5 Reviews of Totem Sky Bookshelf Speakers

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The Totem Acoustic "SKY will make you fly to a whole new level of appreciation. A compact marvel for all types of source mediums, the SKY offers flexibility, livability and lasting acoustic quality. The SKY delivers an ultra-stable performance specifically in critical vocal and definition areas. Slim, trim and visually self-effacing the SKY truly s...
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Oct
04

6 Reviews of the Bryston Mini T Bookshelf Speakers

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The Bryston Mini T Bookshelf was built to be exceptionally high quality and affordable, while bringing superior design to the table. New driver designs, enclosure vibration analysis, crossover refinement, and anechoic chamber testing all went into creating an amazing product. ​   Visit Bryston Mini T Loudspeakers   "Mini by name but not b...
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Sep
28

Copy of 4 Reviews of the Bryston 4B3 Power Amps (Cubed Series)

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"The Bryston 4B³ is a dual channel (stereo) amplifier which is acclaimed internationally as being suited for the finest and most sophisticated sound systems. It is currently our most popular Cubed Series model."   Visit Bryston Cubed Power Amps   "Such is the reliability rep the company has built itself that many recording and broadc...
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Aug
22

4 Reviews of Bluesound Node 2 - EISA Award Winner

4 Reviews of Bluesound Node 2 - EISA Award Winner
"Free Your Digital Music Collection - Discover Music Services - Easily connect the NODE 2 to any existing stereo or home theater system, to unlock and discover a world full of music streaming services and Internet radio stations. Filled with an array of analog and digital input and output options, the NODE 2 brings infinite playback choic...
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Jul
29

5 Reviews of AudioQuest Dragonfly Black and Red Series DAC

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USB DAC + Preamp + Headphone Amp ​ -  "The Next Generation: DragonFly Black & DragonFly Red. "While the original DragonFly defined the market for micro-DACs, its USB power draw made it compatible with computers only. Music lovers have craved a more portable version—one that could be reliably used with Apple and Android smartphones and tabl...
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Aug
07

Review: Monitor Audio Gold 300 Floorstanding Speakers

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Bob Barrett posted on Home Theatre Review  website a review of the  Monitor Audio Gold 300 Floorstanding Speakers   (August 10, 2015).  I have selected a few key elements from the post to wht your appetite for more.   "Monitor Audio has been in business since 1972 and distributes its products globally. The new Gold Series represents an evolution of its predecessor, the Gold GX Series, keeping the same form factor while incorporating many refinements to the prio...
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Mar
17

HRS Isolation Bases & Stands

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Fairview HiFi now carries HRS (Harmonic Resolution System) Stands.  As of this writing, we have the SXR currently on display ( see Brochure ) in our High-End Room.  We encourage you to pay us a visit to learn more about these high end audio stands that will help enhance the listening experience of audiophiles.   The Company: HRS or Harmonic Resolution Systems When compiling information about products that we sell at Fairview HiFi I often extract some key points from the about us p...
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Mar
10

Wise Choice in A/V Furniture: Salamander Designs

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Audio-Visual furniture is purpose built home furniture.  The furniture is engineered to make today’s electronics work better, by providing cable management, storage, proper ventilation, and strength.  The purpose of this blog is to introduce you to Salamander Designs, manufacturers of a superior line of scalable A/V Furniture providing limitless configurations to meet your home theatre needs.   The Company: Salamander Designs “For twenty years, Salamander Designs has been passiona...
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Mar
06

Monitor Audio - Silver Speaker Series

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"If you love fabulous sound and design, get ready for a blissful experience. From each of eight new Silver Series models you’ll enjoy a unity of form and function that is as precise as it is compelling; the product of over forty years of speaker development, invested with our love for accurate audio, imbued with our belief in design perfection." Monitor Audio - Silver Speaker Series OVERVIEW Download the Monitor Audio Silver Brochure   Reviews: Monitor Audio Silver Line of Speakers Monitor ...
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Jan
14

Fantastic Record Cleaning Machine from Music Hall

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If you’ve been following the news regarding the recent resurgence of vinyl records it may have you tuning up the turntable and as Bob Seger sings “take those old records off the shelf.”  If you value vinyl you want to ensure that you keep the dust from settling into each groove.  This is where the Music Hall WCS-2 Record Cleaning Machine come into play.   Highlights via Audio Advisor “Stout and Powerful Record Cleaning Machine” “Stunning machine does a superb job cleaning your rec...
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Dec
16

Joseph Audio Pulsar Bookshelf Speakers

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We invite you to come in and try Joseph Audio's Pulsar Bookshelf Speakers, a"two-way compact of impeccable craftmanship and sonic insight." “The Joseph Audio Pulsar establishes a new benchmark in mini monitor performance.  It truly conveys the scale of a much larger speaker, combined with the speed, precise imaging and resolution that “mini” fans have always prized.”          Unmistakable presence and clarity        ...
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Nov
26

Reviews of the Award Winning YAMAHA YSP-2500

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Stunning Sound Realism, Stylishly Slim Design "Immerse yourself in true 7.1-channel surround sound from an ultra-slim sound bar. With 16 speakers powered by 16 amplifiers, the YSP-2500 delivers lifelike sound with remarkable presence, detail and clarity. Dolby® True HD and DTS-HD Master Audio™ provide high-definition audio processing. HDMI® inputs ensure the highest-quality connectivity while Bluetooth® makes it easy to wirelessly stream music from your iPhone®, iPad® and Android™ devices." (Pro...
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Oct
14

5 Steps to Choosing HiFi Speakers

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Grab your favourite CD or record from each genre of music you listen to, try to pick a truly representative track from each recording pick something that you have listened to enough to judge the quality of the sound on. Ideally something you have heard live recently. Each speaker performs differently, so a wide variety of music will ensure you have a productive listening session. Those in the know will listen to a song featuring almost exclusively female vocals and cut a good number of speakers ...
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Oct
14

4 Steps to Choosing a HiFi Receiver

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Write down a list of all the types of music sources you want to listen to. CDs, Records, and radio are all very popular. You may be interested in digital sources such as internet radio or iPod connectivity. Decide whether you want to do an integrated amp/receiver or a component amp receiver combination. As with home theatre, component systems are both nicer and more costly. If you play records, and your record player needs a pre-amp, consider a model with a built in phono-amp. Note that this is ...
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Feb
27

How to Future Proof Your Digital Music

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How to build a NAS to store your music, and at least some of all you need to know about RAID and backups     You know Parkinson's Law? The one that says 'Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion'? Well, the same's kinda true when it comes to storing music – however much storage you have, the size of your music collection will expand to fill it before you know what's happened. And if, like me, you find yourself getting antsy when you're up to much more than ...
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