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2014-09-10 23:05:06

New Speakers Set Bar for Great Portable Sound in an Affordable Package BUENA PARK, Calif. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Yamaha today announced the introduction of two new additions to its portable loudspeaker lineup—the powered DBR Series and the passive CBR Series. The DBR Series, the follow-up to the acclaimed DSR and DXR series, represents the most portable powered loudspeakers that Yamaha offers. Three new models, DBR10, DBR12 and DBR15, feature state-of-the-art DSP (Digital Signal...

2013-11-28 23:02:58

NuForce MCA-18 delivers a full 110 Watts into 4-Ohms per channel. Sharing technology with NuForce’s award-winning V3 mono amplifiers, it renders all of your recordings and sound tracks with thundering lows, crystalline highs, and a warm, tube-like midrange - all in perfect balance. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 NuForce Inc, a world leader in professional and consumer audio introduces the MCA-18, a multi-channel amplifier developed for the audio enthusiast as an audiophile-grade...

2013-04-01 23:00:17

Offering true audiophile grade parts throughout and advanced, high efficiency switching amplifier topology derived from award winning high-end V3 amplifier technology, the NuForce STA-100 delivers genuine NuForce performance and value. Milpitas, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 NuForce Inc., a leader in professional and consumer audio gear, introduces today STA-100 -- a world-class stereo power amplifier, offering audiophile-grade sound quality and high efficiency switching amplifier operation at...

2010-06-02 17:00:00

GENEVA, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a leading supplier of audio ICs, has announced production availability of an analog-input 2x100W class-D power amplifier. This high-end amplifier extends the company's range of class-D devices that deliver audiophile sound quality in components smaller than competing devices by using an advanced chip manufacturing process. With the market for class-D amplifiers growing at around 50% per year, according to some...

2010-01-05 08:00:00

DALLAS, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today introduced two new Class-D audio amplifiers that advance the home entertainment experience. Capable of driving 600 watts, the TAS5630 and TAS5631 feature the highest stereo output power in the industry, more than twice that of the closest comparable devices. Based on TI's advanced closed-loop architecture, the amplifiers integrate PurePath HD technology to achieve high-definition media playback and...

2009-12-09 14:00:00

EDINBURGH, Scotland, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolfson Microelectronics (LSE: WLF.L) today announces that Adaptive Sound Technologies, Inc. (ASTI) has integrated the WM9081, a single chip mono DAC and speaker amplifier, into its innovative new Ecotones® Duet, a sound machine designed to aid millions of people worldwide who suffer from sleep-related problems. The WM9081, part of the successful Wolfson AudioPlus(TM) device family, is a highly integrated, single chip solution...

2009-09-08 10:51:00

GENEVA, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As major consumer brands adopt class-D amplifiers to create slim-line televisions and home audio equipment delivering higher power output with audiophile sound quality, STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a world leader in audio IC technology, is giving designers a competitive edge with a new 50W+50W stereo class-D amplifier IC that achieves superior efficiency and requires fewer external components. Joining ST's family of analog-input class-D ICs,...

2009-02-25 11:30:00

Delivering 2.8 Watts per channel TS4999 extends ST's class D amplifier family for portable applications GENEVA, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a world leader in analog ICs, has introduced the TS4999, a two-channel, 2.8W class D stereo audio amplifier IC featuring 3D audio effects that improves sound quality from portable equipment. As end users demand progressively better audio experiences on the move, portable devices such as MP3 players, notebook...

2008-05-06 09:01:23

IRVINE, Calif., May 6, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq:MSCC), a leading manufacturer of high performance analog/mixed signal integrated circuits and high reliability semiconductors, has announced a 1.7KW, Push Pull, Class-D reference design kit that enables RF design engineers to immediately evaluate a highly efficient, high power, Class-D amplifier. Based on Microsemi's DRF1300 Driver/MOSFET hybrid, the new reference design kit provides an essential tool in...


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