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BLUSTREAM RELEASES PRECISION ACTIVE COPPER HDMI CABLES

Retro-fitting HDMI cables has never been an easy task but thanks to Blustream's new Optical Copper HDMI cables, the task is set to become a lot easier.

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HOW TO GET A FREE AMAZON ALEXA ECHO DOT SMART SPEAKER

There's something futuristically cool about walking throughout your home barking commands to Alexa. From turning lights on and off, turning the espresso machine on, playing music throughout your home, or even getting the latest footy scores, ...

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TRUAUDIO MOVES TO SYNERGY’S CUSTOM DIVISION

Sydney based wholesaler Advance Audio is continuing its consolidation of its brand portfolio with the announcement this morning that Utah company TruAudio distribution has moved to Synergy Audio Visual's Custom Division in Melbourne.

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SCREEN EXCELLENCE AND AUDIO EXCELLENCE LAND DOWNUNDER

UK’s specialist acoustic projection screen and audio system manufacturer Screen Excellence and Audio Excellence have today announced they have appointed Oceanic Distribution to represent its brands in Australia.

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SELBY ACOUSTICS GOES HITEK

Established specialist retailer Selby Acoustics is on track for further expansion following a deal to take over the current location of Hitek Audio Video in Thornbury, Victoria.

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DOLBY ATMOS LANDS ON APPLE TV 4K THIS OCTOBER

In welcome news for AV enthusiasts, with the release of tvOS 12 the Apple TV 4K will be the only streaming box on the market to support both Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos.

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SONOS BEAM DOWN A NEW CONNECTED SOUNDBAR

Almost straight out of Startrek, Sonos introduces the Beam, a compact connected soundbar with HDMI-ARC and multiple voice control options.

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ARTNOVION RELEASES FLOW ACOUSTIC PANELS

Artnovion’s new Flow acoustic panels promise to deliver improved acoustics as well as adding a striking appearance to any room.

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RUARK AUDIO MULTIROOM COMPATIBLE MRX WIRELESS SPEAKER

The British audio outfit will soon release the MRx. This wireless speaker offers integrated Bluetooth with aptX, broadband internet connection to radio stations, plus Spotify, Deezer and Tidal, with a promise that Amazon Music will also be added soon.

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WEEKLY NEWS ROUNDUP: OPPO LEAVES MARKET SPINNING

In a week that saw major announcements both in the local and global markets, the fallout from OPPO's shock market exit is still being realised as other manufacturers race to secure parts from OPPO for their own brands.

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AUSTRALIAN HIFI INDUSTRY TREADMILL CONTINUES TO CHURN

The vibrant and hotly contested Aussie Hi-Fi industry changes by the day if not the hour. The most recent departure now making news involves the widely respected, Michael Di Meglio, who until recently worked for Advance Audio Australia.

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BLUESOUND’S BLUOS DESKTOP APP UPDATED

One of the world’s leading multi-room high-res audio systems, Bluesound, has just announced the release of a new BluOS Controller for macOS and Windows.

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MONITOR AUDIO’S MOST VERSATILE SPEAKER YET

Legacy U.K. brand Monitor Audio is showing no signs of slowing down with the announcement of its latest loudspeaker, named the Vecta VB240.

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INTEGRA ANNOUNCES TWO NEW FLAGSHIP AV MODELS

You can take this as the Gospel truth: Integra will have two new flagship models in Australian Hi-Fi stores by the end of March this year.

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BESPOKE SOUNDBAR BY JAMES LOUDSPEAKER NOW AVAILABLE

Let's face it. Except for a handful of stonkingly good soundbars, the rest are dreary garden-variety models that are best avoided.

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DAVID JONES TARGETS LUXURY AUDIO & TECH

David Jones, the upmarket retailer who exited the AV channel opting instead to focus on appliances in 2016, has opened its new 'David Jones Technology' stores located within eight existing stores across Australia.

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WIRELESS SURROUND SOUND WITH BLUESOUND

Bluesound, the Canadian manufacturer emerging as a champion in the multi-room wireless audio arena, has today announced a new firmware update for its products allowing Dolby Digital surround sound, wirelessly.

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