Parasound has introduced its NewClassic 200 Integrated Amplifier and DAC set to release this summer for $1,195 making it the most-affordable integrated amplifier and DAC yet.
Capitol this week announced that Parasound Products, Inc has joined its roster of products. Parasound will be featured at Capitol's CEDIA Expo book ( #2330.)
Parasound Products said Tuesday that it has named Tom Gandulla its new director of sales. Gandulla is a 25-year industry veteran who previously worked for Xantech, Aton, Monster Cable, Polk and Infinity.
During the last few years, CES has been a launch pad for audio as an enhancement for flat-panel TVs, which offer buyers a great picture but lousy sound. At this year's show, there were many more intros of personal music devices, smartphones and tablets—hardware products that have taken the lead in getting consumers to pay attention to audio. That's why headphones were so ubiquitous.
This year's Rocky Mountain Audio Fest is set to get underway Friday and will continue through Sunday at the Denver Marriott Tech Center. The event will feature around 25 exhibitors.
Best Buy announced Thursday that Julie Owen has been promoted to lead the company’s entertainment business operating group, under the title senior vice president. She will report to executive vice president Shari Ballard. Ballard was herself been promoted in June to replace Gary Arnold; Owen will now assume some of Arnold’s other former duties. Arnold now holds the title senior entertainment officer. The company also said that Ben Moore has been promoted to senior vice president, retail support and operations, from his previous position of vice president of properties. Moore will report to Tim Sheehan, the company’s senior vice president of customer experience
About 40 years ago, Sam Walton told John Kiefer: "If you really want to see what's going to happen, you don't want to talk to old guys. You want to look at the kids. If you look at the kids in the sandbox, you can look at everything you need to know about marketing." At the time, Walton was opening up a chain of tiny variety stores across Arkansas and Kansas. The first Wal-Mart debuted in Rogers, Arkansas, in 1962. Kiefer's distribution business, Kief's Records & Stereo Supply, serviced the record departments in the first six Wal-Mart stores. The "look at the kids
Products from CEDIA Paradigm Servo-15 v.2 subwoofer. Available now in cherry, sycamore, rosenut and black ash for $2,200 SRP. The company updates its servo subwoofer with this model, making it louder and deeper. It has three times the RMS power output of the original Servo-15, is able to reproduce 121 dB without distortion and is accurate to 10 Hz. It uses a proprietary 15-inch high-excursion bass drive and claims two inches of peak-to-peak cone travel promoting deep bass. Call (905) 632-0180 or visit www.paradigm.com. Runco CW-50XA 50-inch high-altitude plasma display. Available now for $12,995 SRP. Designed for high-altitude installations, this plasma offers