Our Zodiac DAC Has Finally Arrived!

Our Zodiac+ D/A has finally arrived! This is the the same unit as the Gold just less the remote control and the ability to stream 384K. Since we don’t have any files that large, this is not an issue. We did opt to get the Zodiac+ and the Voltikcus, which is the out-board power supply, in the Black finish. As soon as …

My Journey Against HDMI Obsolescence

I have been thinking about the term planned obsolescence for quite a long time. It seems that no matter what technology product you buy in the shortest of time it has been replaced by the newer better one. Case in point when HDMI first came out we had HDMI 1.0. Many people ran out and bought the DMY980R 5.1 home …

zodiac Gold

Zodiac Gold DAC will Make You Love Digital Audio

About a month ago one of our Rep Partners dropped off a new digital to analog converter for us to audition. When we first hooked it up to  a computer to play hi-res files  we were very disappointed. That disappointment started a process that took us through a number of different computers until we found  the right combinations of computer, (memory and speed), audio card(SPDIF …

Triton-esquely Amazing Rave Review of GoldenEar Aon 3

We are all familiar with the saga of the now legendary GoldenEar Triton Two. Now the Aon 3 moves proudly along the same path with an extraordinary rave review from SoundStage! Hi-Fi‘s Doug Schneider. I think his statement that the Aon 3s… “sounded out-of-this-world” “…big, ballsy, spacious sound…awesomely wide, deep soundstage…with a breathtaking sense of depth”.sums it up well. But …

GoldenEar is Home Theater Magazine 2011 top Pick of the Year

As the Triton Three rolls out to accolades and new awards, the Triton Two continues its amazing assemblage of honors. Home Theater Magazine selects a small number of products reviewed each issue for Top Pick honors. All three of our products that they have reviewed, the TritonCinema Two System, SuperCinema 3 System and most recently the TritonCinema Three System have …

Audioquest USB Cables Makes a difference

Attached is a copy of the new review of Diamond USB in the March 2012 issue of “The Absolute Sound” as written by Editor Robert Harley. While Diamond USB (and all Diamond cables for that matter) is awesome, the beauty of Audioquest is the ability to experience similar performance with a $29 product (0.75m Forest USB). A really easy shared evaluation/cable demo …

Elite TV Premier Event

A Special Event to Introduce the New Elite TV This is a new line of TV’s that follows the Pioneer Elite TV in the tradition of the Kuro initiative.  This is for those who absolutely demand the very best TV picture possible…and we were proud to introduce it in the Sacramento area.

GoldenEar Speakers has Arrived!

They are here! The long anticipated GoldenEar speaker shipment has finally arrived on Dec 13th, 2010 at our stores.  We’ve received the SuperSat3, ForceFiled 4, ForceField 3, and SuperSat 3-C. There are just enough to put samples up for demonstration with a small quantity of Supersat 3 for sale. These Supersat 3 sell for a ridiculously low price of $249 each. We couldn’t resist.  …

Paradyme Roseville is Moving to a New Location with an Exciting New Concept

We will be moving our Roseville Store to a smaller space a couple of doors up, right  next to the AT&T store in the same center, RockyRidge Shopping Center.  This should occur in first quarter, 2011.  When we first opened our current location ten years ago, televisions were big boxes and there were no flat screen TV’s. Loudspeakers were big.  We were waiting for the digital …

GoldenEar Technology Speakers

A Conversation with Sandy Gross of GoldenEar Out of the blue, on July 17th, Sandy leaves a voice-mail to call him back. He wanted to update me on a new project he was working on. I hadn’t talked to him since his departure from Definitive Technology last year. For those of you who don’t know Sandy, he was a co-founder …