Affordable Audio Focus Week
Beginning April 26th we will focus on our most affordable products and systems. These products have been selected and systems designed to offer high value at the lowest prices for good performance and reliability. Hi-end audio is more accessible than ever! And we want to prove it!
These featured systems are representations of what is possible. They are all highly configurable to be exactly what you want in your home! Feel free to call and discuss or just stop by during our Affordable Audio Focus Week to hear for yourself!
This is a really simple, easy to use, good sounding stereo set up. This is a highly affordable way to bring music into your room at a level higher than most an all-in-one speaker units but with the same accessibility to music.
With this system you can be up and running in no time. Click HERE to read more about the connectivity the Sonos Connect Amp provides. Stream music from your favorite streaming services and even hook your TV up to it for an extreme sonic upgrade to your TV. Control it all with your smartphone or tablet! This system offers big sound with a small footprint. ELAC….
Sonos Connect Amp + ELAC Debut B6 Bookshelf Speakers + Transparent Hardwired Cabling
System Price: $875
Bluesound is everything that is good about Sonos but with higher dedication to sound quality. The internals are designed by long-time audio company NAD. They have been known throughout the years for producing overachieving audio products at modest prices. NAD is a great value; in terms of sound quality it easily defeats similarly priced components on the market. The Powernode 2 brings you loads of connectivity options that are easy to use. You don’t need a barrier between you and your music. It should be easy and fun to listen to your favorite music. Click HERE to read more about this awesome integrated amplifier. Or just call and ask us about it!
Paired with this great amplifier is a speaker that has been making producers of low-priced speakers sweat. The ELAC Unifi UB5 bookshelf speakers from renowned speaker designer, Andrew Jones, perform WELL above their pay grade. This unique speaker is a three way design, instead of the more typical two way design bookshelf speakers have. The results must be heard. Be sure to stop in and hear this special speaker from ELAC. It will shock you.
Bluesound Powernode 2 + ELAC Uni-Fi UB5 Bookshelf Speakers + Transparent hardwired Cabling
System Price: $1,395
This is the fully realized version of System II. This is an extremely high value stereo system. We discussed at length what would be one of the coolest stereos under $2,000 and this is the result.
The NAD C 320 series of amplifiers have always punched far above their modest weight. With the very high dynamic power and low impedance drive capability, the C 326BEE is able to accurately control even difficult to drive loudspeakers while sounding musical, detailed, coherent and relaxed. This is a superb match for the Uni-Fi UF5 towers from ELAC. The UF5 towers, much like the UB5 bookshelf speakers from ELAC, are showstoppers at their price point; an absolute must hear. Stop in, put on your favorite song and hear it like never before.
The Node 2 from Bluesound gives you the same access to music that the Powernode 2 in system II does. Click HERE for more details on the powerful Node 2 and all it is capable of.
This is our marquee system for our Affordable Audio Focus week. Stop in and hear what a thoughtful system at a low price with great set up can accomplish. We think you will be impressed.
NAD C326BEE + Bluesound Node 2 + ELAC Uni-Fi UF5 Floorstanding Speakers + Transparent Hardwired Cabling
System Price: $1,999
Trade Up Program
The Sound Environment offers a generous trade up program that allows you to keep improving your system with no loss from your initial investment. Join The Sound Environment trade up program now by simply making a purchase from us. We want you to get the best sound possible for your budget initially and discuss thoughtful upgrades with you down the road. Ask one of our consultants for more details on this great program.
Offering What the Internet Can’t
We offer what no outlet on the internet can. We offer good, honest advice based on 46 years of experience. We offer continued support in case of difficulties. We offer a generous trade up policy.
Our staff has great experience based on years of research, listening and building our business by excellent service to our customers. Our staff is salaried not commissioned. We do not offer spiffs for selling certain products. We are interested in good sound and working with you to get you the best possible sound at your budget.
Affordable Single Box Solutions
If you want all of the benefits of a great stereo but all put together into one product then a single box solution is right for you. We have many offerings under $1,000 that have a small footprint in your home but offer deceivingly good sound and low bass. Bring great sounding music into your home and connect your TV to make your favorite shows and movies much more engaging. Flat screen TVs have inherently terrible sound. Don’t put up with it! We have single box solutions from Sonos, Cambridge Audio, Bluesound, and Naim. All on display and ready to be played.
Highlighting single box solutions is the brand new Naim Mu-so Qb. Like its larger counterpart, the Mu-so, Mu-so Qb offers stellar sound, is great looking, and offers extreme versatility. Click HERE to discover all that Qb offers.
Mu-so has been one of our favorite products in the store. It is everything you want in a single box speaker solution without sacrificing sound quality. Stop in and listen!
“Naim Mu-so Qb Offers Square Deal To Audiophiles Looking For The Best Wireless Speaker Money Can Buy”
– Mark Sparrow (Forbes.com)
Naim Mu-so QB: $999
ELAC Debut and Uni-Fi Speakers
These new speakers by well-known designer Andrew Jones. Andrew is particularly famous for his use of concentric tweeter/midrange assemblies. The concentric design perfectly aligns the tweeter and midrange drivers for great sound and simplified crossovers. The new three-way, two woofer, Uni-Fi UF-5 and UB-5 should be here by the time of our Focus Week. Preorder now! We heard Uni-Fi at CES in January and immediately ordered them. Amazing for the price with the proper system and proper placement. We will advise you.
From the same designer, comes the Debut line. We have had these for a year now and are always impressed by them. There are several models priced from $180 a pair to $760 a pair.
ELAC Uni-Fi UB-5 bookshelf speaker $499/pair: three way design with concentric tweeter/midrange
ELAC Uni-Fi UF-5 Tower $998/pair: This is an extraordinary speaker for the price. Excellent, coherent midrange and stellar bass performance from the two woofers.
Sonus faber Chameleon Speakers
The tower speaker are $1,999 a pair and the shelf version is $899. These remarkable speakers are designed and made in Italy. They are available in several changeable side panel covers. These speakers are capable of big sound and can be appropriate for both rock and big classical, whatever you’re feeling that day. The Chameleons are truly a special speaker and bring Sonus Faber’s musical sound and luxurious finish to a more affordable price in comparison to their other offerings.
Too rich for your blood now? Okay, pick up a pair of the Chameleon B bookshelf speakers for $899. Trade it up to the T floorstanding speakers in a year. Get your full purchase price towards the T or start with the highly affordable ELAC Debut or Uni-Fi and move up. Stay with us and you will soon have world class speakers in your system!
Since the original release of the D3020 from NAD we have been big fans and we still are today. At the new price of $399 it continues to be a great value. The D3020 has a small form factor but don’t let that fool you, it does everything. It is an integrated amplifier with built in digital to analog converter. Just add a pair of speakers and your done! It will power most speakers very well.
Hook up any digital device from computers to TVs. Don’t put up with the sound from your TV. Get a more immersive experience from your favorite shows, movies, and video games.
Have something on your smartphone or tablet you want to listen to? The D3020 even has Bluetooth. Just connect and play anything you’d like. The D3020 is a swiss army knife of integrated amplifiers and gets you into a good stereo for just $399!
Turntables have come back into vogue. Many used records are available around town and online with lots of new LPs are being issued, some at very high quality levels and prices. We have very affordable record players complete and ready to go from $249. You can step up from the Music Hall USB-1 for $249 to the new Music Hall MMF2.3 at $499, which has just arrived! The MMF2.3 has a new carbon fiber tonearm, a DC motor, removable RCA cables, and upgraded cartridge.
Even an inexpensive turntable should not be purchased online. Turntables cannot be set up and then shipped. Setup should be done by a professional. We have one! Gale Cooper is very knowledgably about setting up turntables, tonearms and phono cartridges. He brings his knowledge of setting up the very best to these very affordable record players. We do make a small charge for set up. You can then carefully carry your new turntable home.