Denver, CO - October 11th, 2012 - Today CEntrance, a leader in Digital Audio Technology announced HiFi-M8(tm) - a brand new portable D/A Converter (DAC) and Headphone Amplifier that redefines the portable DAC product category. Pronounced "Hi-Fi-Mate," the new portable amplifier streams USB digital audio from smart phones, laptops and other digital sources, creating the ultimate playback system for on-the-go listeners. For further sonic flexibility, HiFi-M8 offers a number of tone shaping controls to EQ and customize the sound for best synergy with a variety of headphones. The retail price for HiFi-M8 will be $699.95 USD.
CEntrance products are known for their convenient features and mastering-quality sound. HiFi-M8 takes this up a notch by offering several degrees of flexibility, previously not possible in a single portable device.
* HiFi-M8 streams digital music from laptops, smart phones or tablet computers. It offers total playback flexibility whether you store music on your notebook, phone or tablet.
* HiFi-M8 is great for use either at home or on-the-go. Its internal Lithium-Polymer rechargeable battery offers hours of listening enjoyment for today's mobile users.
* HiFi-M8's powerful audiophile headphone amplifier supports in-ear and over-the-ear headphones. HiFi-M8 accommodates 1/4 inch unbalanced or balanced headphones for precision sound reproduction. Professional XLR connectors ensure robust performance for years to come.
"HiFi-M8 redefines the price/performance ratio in the portable audio category. We listened to our customers and created the ultimate portable playback system," said Michael Goodman, Managing Director of CEntrance. "HiFi-M8 is a result of several years of research. We are confident that its unbeatable combination of features, sound quality, and convenience will win the hearts of many audio enthusiasts."
CEntrance is showing the product at the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest, held October 12th -14th in Denver, CO and expects to be shipping HiFi-M8 shortly thereafter.
CEntrance is expanding its dealer network. To inquire, please call +1 (847) 581-0500 or e-mail sales [at] centrance [dot] com.
Founded in 2000, CEntrance develops innovative audio products and licenses its technology to industry leading brands, such as McIntosh, Playback Designs, Bel Canto, Benchmark, PS Audio, and Lavry. Our portable recording and playback solutions have earned enthusiastic endorsements from artists such as Harry Shearer, Nathan East and Will Lee, and mastering engineers Bob Katz, Brian Gardner, and sound designer Frank Serafine, among many others. CEntrance is headquartered in Chicago and distributes its products worldwide. For more information, visit www.CEntrance.com