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The Best TVs at CES 2020

With the doors now closed on the tech-fuelled madness of CES 2020, we’ve found a little time between jet lag and catching up on the day job to reflect on which of the vast parade of TVs on show impressed us most.

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What CES 2020 taught us about the future of TV

The new decade may only be a few days old, but it’s already brought us a dazzling parade of new technology courtesy of the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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StereoNET.TV: Watts Good - HeyNow Hi-Fi, Melbourne

Join Jon (candyflip) as we drop in on Melbourne's newest boutique home entertainment store in St.Kilda, Melbourne and chat with the proprietor, Geoff Haynes.

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Optoma P1 4K Laser Projector Preview and Unboxing

Optoma's game-changing P1 Smart 4K UHD Laser Ultra Short Throw Projector has landed in Australia and prior to a full and comprehensive review, here's a quick preview.

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Inside Track: Reel-to-Real

After forty years in the doldrums, open reel tape is back – showcasing the very best of analogue audio, says Neville Roberts…

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Audio Active Investing In Industry As It Opens New Training Facilities

At its state-of-the-art new facilities in Port Melbourne last week, established-distributor Audio Active officially opened the doors to dealers and press for what marks a new chapter for the highly regarded company.

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Inside Track: In Memoriam, Ken Ishiwata

After the tragic news of Ken Ishiwata’s death, David Price pays his own personal tribute…

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Inside Track: Bill Low, Audioquest

Audioquest's charismatic founder and CEO, William E. Low, was in Sydney recently and StereoNET's Tom Waters had the exclusive opportunity to sit down with him to ask a few questions...

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Inside Track: The Second Coming of the Technics SL-1200

David Price talks to Tetsuya Itani, to get the full story of how Technics brought its iconic SL-1200 turntable back…

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StereoNET.TV: Lyrical Waxing S01E03, Japanese Pressing Malarkey

Some people love 'em, some people hate 'em. What's your take on Japanese vinyl pressings? Jon Scanlon from Candy Flip Records discusses the much sought-after Jap vinyl pressings.

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StereoNET.TV: All Our Heroes Will Die!

In episode two of Jon Scanlon's Lyrical Waxing, we explore the ticking clock that has already seen us lose Aretha Franklin, Chris Cornell, Michael Jackon, Bowie, Price, and more.

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StereoNET Melbourne Hi-Fi Show 2019 Videos and Photo Gallery

The 2019 StereoNET Melbourne Hi-Fi Show has come and gone for its fourth year, but not without setting new attendance records once again and proving it's without doubt, the premier Hi-Fi and Home Cinema Show in the country.

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StereoNET.TV: First Pressings, What’s it all about?

Many people understand the term 'first pressing' when it comes to vinyl records, but how many understand what a first pressing involves? Jon Scanlon takes a closer look for StereoNET.TV

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Interview: The day I met Elton John

Gary Steel celebrates 40 years of music journalism by disinterring and reanimating interviews from his big fat archive. In ‘The Day I Met Elton John’ Gary recounts his 1980 experience of getting an unexpected interview with Elton ‘Rocketman’ John.

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Behind the Brand: Theophany Loudspeakers

One hi-fi manufacturing company that is thriving and on the rise is the Christchurch based loudspeaker company, Theophany Loudspeakers.

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4K Blu-ray Collector’s Diary - August 2019

With no less than 11 titles arriving on 4K UHD Blu-ray in August, it’s going to be bumper of a month, particularly for Marvel Fans.

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Celebrating 40 years of Focal

It really is a long way to the top for any new speaker brand wanting to rock and roll in a market stacked with rivals. So in 1979 most of the world could be forgiven for allowing the launch of a new French loudspeaker company called Focal, to pass ...

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Epson and what is PRO-UHD?

During Epson’s recent launch of their PRO-UHD projector range held in Sydney, one of the points the Japanese manufacturer wanted to drive home was that resolution isn’t everything when it comes to Ultra High Definition standard.

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First Look: EPSON 2019 PRO-UHD 4K Projector Range

During a recent launch event at a trendy little wine bar in Sydney, Epson introduced us to its new range of 2019 PRO-UHD Range of projectors.

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CES 2019: The Show’s Best TVS, Projectors and Monitors

In no particular order, here are the screens that caused a scene at the consumer tech’s biggest show, CES 2019 in Las Vegas.

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CES 2019: The Show’s Best Speakers, Turntables, Headphones and Hi-FI Gear

We take a look at the sonic products that shone at the world’s biggest tech show, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held in Las Vegas.

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The Best Of Stereonet Applause Awards 2018

Check out the best of the Applause Awards recipients for StereoNET AU's reviews in 2018.

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A Closer Look at Sony’s Latest 4K Projector Line Up

At a recent event in Adelaide, ISF Certified Calibrator, Tony O'Brien, takes a closer look at Sony's current 4K projector range, specifically comparing the VPL-VW260ES (2017) with this year's new VPL-VW270ES.

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The Church Of Sound Home Cinema

Built in 1896, this bluestone church north of Adelaide was used for over 110 years until the church and accompanying land were put up for sale. It's more recently fulfilled been converted into a home cinema fit for the gods and we take a closer look.

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Smart Home Products Buyers Guide

Those of us who grew up watching The Jetsons cartoons, most likely when it was resurrected once more in the 80s, are now living in a technology driven-age where the once futuristic smart home is now a reality. We take a closer look.

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