From milk crates for LPs to leather binders for CDs, there has always been the question of how to best organize your music. The first problem with large music collections is how to store them. For over a decade, we have offered our great customer with Sooloos systems for just this reason. Sooloos allowed us to take someone’s CD collection and store it digitally in a pure lossless format. Once loaded onto the Sooloos server, they could comb through your collection to their heart’s content. Sooloos unfortunately was built for a different world from today. When first released, you needed a touch screen monitor to operate it.
Sooloos updated to 2.0 software when people no longer wanted a bulky monitor to go with their music player. Sooloos 2.0 allowed users to install an app on their iPhone or iPad. Both of these apps were much needed improvements, but still limited. This is where Roon comes in. Roon is what I like to call, “Sooloos 3.0”. Roon was actually created by the same people that created Sooloos. But Roon is built to use just about any device. You can control it with any smartphone, tablet, or computer. All of which have beautiful interfaces that let you easily explore and rediscover your music.
We can seamlessly take any Sooloos system and upgrade it to a Roon system to enjoy this new music experience. Come stop by the store, or give us a call. We think you’ll enjoy Roon as much as we do.
Below are screen shots from the Roon interface showing some of the spectacular features it has for organizing and exploring your music library:
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We just caught Michael Gurian trying to shop lift a pair of Barrel Speakers, the Bambina and Basso Sub Woofer.
Definitely on the naughty list.
Chora integrates speaker drivers manufactured in France and featuring an exclusive Slatefiber cone; the fruit of 40 years of acoustic research. Every detail has been meticulously thought out to meet expectations in sound reproduction and aesthetics. Alongside the TNF Aluminium/Magnesium tweeter with its silky treble, Slatefiber woofers deliver powerful bass and the midranges are very precise: no shortage of harmony here, while Time Alignment provides a sound image focused on the listener. The Chora range will exceed your expectations. With its meticulous design, high performance and three modern finishes to choose from, it is an undeniable leader in its price category.
Come by our office and listen to these beautiful speakers. We have great introductory pricing on all in-stock Chora speakers.
We just received a new fun toy form our cabling company Nordost. The QRT QPoint Resonance Sychronizer is a little device that you place below or above your sound equipment. A problem with sound equipment is that the circuits in components create noise when they operate. This noise can be heard through your speakers. The QPoint emits a small electromagnetic pulse frequency to make these circuit components work with each other instead of fighting each other. Making all of the electronics work at the same frequency gets rid of unwanted noise. This lowers the noise floor and brings out more detail of your existing sound equipment. If you can’t place the QPoint underneath your component, they provide a pad to place it on top of your component to prevent scratching. There are two modes that the QPoint can be set to depending on your personal taste. The QPoint works great with preamplifiers, phono stages, CD players, DACs, and amplifiers. Come by and check out the latest innovation from Nordost.