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September 2017

Sonic Korea Mastering adds REF 10 reference master clock to its high class clocking chain.

South Korean Mastering Studio Sonic Korea has just added the MUTEC REF 10 to their high-class studio. With 25 years of experience in mastering audio they certainly recognize an exceptional piece of gear when they hear it.

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July 2017

REF 10 - the musical director

As one of the first editors altogether, Harald Wittig had the chance to test-drive the new REF 10 for Fidelity Online. His mission: find out if the device can live up to the discerning expectations of audiophile listeners.

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July 2017

MUTEC launches Empyreal Class series with REF 10, an audiophile 10 MHz reference clock generator

July 2017, Berlin. MUTEC GmbH, manufacturer of professional and audiophile consumer audio equipment, proudly announces the REF 10 - the audiophile 10 MHz reference clock generator.

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Mai 2017

MUTEC introduces new corporate design and updated product front panels

May 2017, Berlin. MUTEC GmbH, manufacturer of professional and audiophile consumer audio equipment, is proud to announce a design refresh of the corporate identity and product face plates.

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March 2017

MUTEC at AXPONA 2017

To repeat the success of last year's Rocky Mountain Audio Fest, we are once again teaming up with our partners at Sonic Distribution and YourFinalSystem.com for AXPONA 2017 in Chicago. Visitors can expect a world-class listening environment featuring products by MUTEC, YFS, and EMM Labs.

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March 2017

For whom the clock tolls - the MC-3+USB reviewed

Many audiophiles - including the editors at Hi-Fi News - believe that USB, while convenient, plays second-fiddle to S/P-DIF in sound. Can MUTEC change that perception?

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January 2017

Digits is Digits? Maybe Not...

Just got your head round the simplicity of connecting your computer to a DAC? HIFICRITIC editor Andrew Everard explains why the reality may not be quite as simple and how the MUTEC MC-3+USB comes to the rescue.

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January 2017

MC-3+USB Quick Start guide for computer audio now available as free download

January 2017, Berlin. Underlining our efforts of listening to customer feedback and improving the overall user experience with our product, we at MUTEC are excited to publish a quick start guide for the popular MC-3+ Smart Clock USB.

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December 2016

MUTEC releases MC-3+ Smart Clock USB Update-App for Apple Mac computers

December 2016, Berlin. MUTEC, German manufacturer of professional and audiophile consumer audio equipment, is proud to release a convenient utility app for firmware updates of the successful MC-3+ Smart Clock USB on Apple Macs.

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November 2016

MC-3+USB astonishes in HIFISTATEMENT review

Author Dr. Roland Dietl of German online magazine HIFISTATEMENT had a close listen to the MC‑3+USB in his detailed review. Upon our suggestion he even tried cascading two units for an additional gain in sonic transparency and sound quality. The MC‑3+USB delivered astonishing results that could be identified at ease - particularly when used for computer audio playback via USB.

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October 2016

Jittered out - German Recording Magazin reviews the MC‑3+ Smart Clock USB

Moritz Hillmayer, editor in chief at German Recording Magazin, had a close look at MUTEC's MC‑3+ Smart Clock USB and explains the qualities of our REVIVE re-clocking technology in the current issue of the magazine.

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September 2016

Experience MUTEC products first hand in Denver, CO on October 7-9.

Our partners at YourFinalSystem.com and Sonic Distribution have graciously invited us to join them at this year's Rocky Mountain Audio Fest in Denver, CO. Together we welcome you to three days of audiophile bonanza starting on October 7th in a beautiful location. Room 7010 of the Denver Marriott Tech Center will be the place to be to experience MUTEC products first hand. The MC-3+ Smart Clock USB will be part of a first-class listening setup for you to enjoy great music and hear the device's stunning audio quality in action.

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September 2016

MUTEC at X-Fi 2016

Join us and our distributor Helios for two days of hi-fi galore on September 24th & 25th in Veldhoven near Eindhoven, NL. The X-Fi High-End Audioshow is growing to become one of the top audiophile events in Western Europe and we're excited to show you MUTEC's hi-fi products like the MC-3+ Smart Clock USB in high-quality listening environment. Thanks to first-class loudspeakers by ATC we will be able to discern the finest details in the music and judge each piece of equipment in the best possible way.

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August 2016

Re-Clocking - the best way to improve your digital audio

The experienced British HiFi editor Andrew Everard recently had the chance for a close look at the bits and Kilohertz of the MUTEC MC-3+ Smart Clock USB. With every DAC he tested it with, the MC-3+USB impressed with clearly audible sonic gains!

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July 2016

First user report about the MC-3+USB firmware V1.10

Willem Zimpel has been a long time MUTEC aficionado and he had the chance to beta-test the new firmware V1.10 for the MC-3+ Smart Clock USB as one of the very first users. Read his report to learn how the update unlocks even the last hidden treasures in digital audio.

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July 2016

MUTEC releases firmware V1.10 for the MC-3+ Smart Clock USB

July 2016, Berlin. MUTEC, German manufacturer of professional and audiophile consumer audio equipment, is excited to introduce the firmware V1.10 for the popular MC-3+ Smart Clock USB.

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June 2016

MC-3+ Smart Clock USB brings the instruments into the living room

MUTEC user "JMN" recently added an MC-3+ Smart Clock USB to his digital audio listening experience at home and he graciously shared his experience with us. The MC-3+USB finally helped him achieve the level of sound reproduction that he had been striving for since a seminal experience more than 30 years ago:

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June 2016

MUTEC announces new distribution partner for high-end consumer audio products in Hungary

June 2016, Berlin. MUTEC, German manufacturer of professional and audiophile consumer audio equipment, is pleased to announce that Sound Mania is now the official distributor for MUTEC’s line of Hi-Fi audio products in Hungary. The deal was closed at the recent High End show in Munich, where MUTEC exhibited for the first time in the company’s history.

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Mai 2016

USB-Converter shootout by "Your Final System" with the MC‑3+ Smart Clock USB

Your Final System in Boulder, CO is a new dealer for MUTEC's audiophile consumer audio products. As a first measure of action the team put the MUTEC MC-3+ Smart Clock USB up against a range of other USB DDCs like the M2Tech Evo and the Channel Islands Transient MkII, and the results couldn't be more convincing.

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Mai 2016

MUTEC at High End 2016

For the first time in the company's history MUTEC exhibited at the High End show, a convention for excellent consumer audio, at MOC in Munich this year.

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April 2016

MC-3+USB reviewed on Alpha-Audio

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The MUTEC MC-3+USB smart clock is actually indispensable. "What? Indispensable? How come? And what actually is a clock and why are there only so few on the market?" These questions will be answered in this review. But please, do not complain if you will be a thousand Euros poorer after you read this article.

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April 2016

MUTEC MC-1.2 excels in extensive online review

Keith Bevan of the Digital Audio Directions blog wrote an excellent review of our MC-1.2 USB interface and comes to a definitive conclusion: it is clearly the best sounding USB-to-S/P-DIF bridge he has ever had in the house.

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January 2016

Analog emotions in the digital domain

Like most of us high-end audio aficionados, Willem Zimpel of German dealer Schallquelle-Schwingungstechnik has subscribed himself to the lifelong quest for improving the sound quality of his listening chain. Even though he is a big fan of analog playback, he nevertheless keeps an open mind towards digital audio and has lately added digital sources such as a Windows laptop, several BlueRay players as well as CD drives to his setup. MUTEC’s MC-3+ Smart Clock USB now provides the center piece to his digital listening experience.

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November 2015

Re-Clocking Reloaded – The New MC-3+ Smart Clock USB reviewed

It celebrates its world premiere on German HiFi online magazine LowBeats: we gave author Jürgen Schröder the exclusive opportunity for a pre-release review of the new MUTEC MC-3+ Smart Clock USB, which uniquely combines an exceptional audio re-clocker, an audiophile USB interface, and a lowest jitter master clock.

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November 2015

MC-3+ Smart Clock USB – A new Dimension for Digital Audio

November 2015, MUTEC from Berlin, German manufacturer of professional A/V studio and highest fidelity consumer audio equipment, will be shipping the new MC-3+ Smart Clock USB on November 20th. Setting a new benchmark for clocking technology and the reproduction of digital audio, the MC-3+USB uniquely combines an audiophile USB interface with an audio re-clocker in perfection.

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September 2015

MC-3+ Smart Clock stands its ground as high-precision time piece

The team around the new audiophile German online magazine LowBeats put the MC-3+ Smart Clock through its paces in an in-depth review that includes a tutorial on the hot topics re-clocking and jitter. Thanks to MUTEC’s proprietary 1G-Clock technology the MC-3+ impressed with its high precision clock and re-clocking capabilities.

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July 2015

German "Filou" jazz project fascinates audiences with headphone concerts supported by MUTEC

Musical performances of the highest level, a massive technical effort and a fresh music event concept: this would be an accurate summary of the project that the German jazz collective "Filou" and the grooving string trio "Duck Tape Ticket" put together on June 16th & 17th at the domicil jazz club in Dortmund, Germany. At the center of it all: the MUTEC MC-3+ Smart Clock as the master clock to synchronize the recording setup!

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July 2015

SCV Hi-TECH/Freevox to distribute MUTEC products in France

July 2015, Berlin. MUTEC, manufacturer of professional audio and video equipment, is pleased to announce that SCV Hi-TECH (Freevox group) is now the official French distributor for the MUTEC line of products. SCV Hi-TECH, established in 2009 and acquired by CSI in 2012, is the leading distributor for high-end pro audio and MI products in France and will merge with SCI into the Freevox distribution group this upcoming September.

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June 2015

Maor Appelbaum masters new Faith No More album with the help of MUTEC’s MC-3+ Smart Clock

June 2015, Los Angeles. "Sol Invictus", the first Faith No More album in eighteen years, benefited from the sonic qualities of the MC-3+ Smart Clock at Maor Appelbaum's mastering studio in California. The native of Israel with a top-end mastering facility in Los Angeles never seems to grow tired of getting his hands on some of the biggest rock albums these days.

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June 2015

MC-1.2 USB-Interface strikes gold in latest review by German Recording Magazin

The latest issue of German Recording Magazin features an in-depth review of the MUTEC MC-1.2 USB-Interface and fully convinced the editors of its sonic qualities: "It optimizes, it improves in nuances - it perfects."

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June 2015

MUTEC appoints Micha Blum Broadcast Design as new distributor for Israel and Palestine

MUTEC, manufacturer of professional audio and video equipment, is proudly announcing that Micha Blum Broadcast Design in Jerusalem, Israel has been appointed as new distributor for Israel and Palestine territories.

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Mai 2015

MUTEC’s MC-3+ Smart Clock now a resident at Dave Kutch’s Mastering Palace

New York / Berlin, Dave Kutch, veteran mastering engineer and owner of The Mastering Palace in New York City, now trusts the MUTEC MC-3+ Smart Clock to handle clocking duties at his Manhattan mastering facility. In the past, Dave has mastered records for global hit artists such as Bruno Mars, Alicia Keys, Justin Timberlake, and The Roots just to name a few.

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Mai 2015

MUTEC's MC-3+ Smart Clock now with black Front Panel

MUTEC from Germany, manufacturer of professional A/V and HiFi equipment, now offers the MC-3+ Smart Clock with a black front panel option.

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March 2015

Latest MC-3+ Smart Clock Review released in Tape Op Magazine

The latest issue of the highly respected US pro audio magazine Tape Op features an in-depth look at MUTEC's MC-3+ Smart Clock.

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January 2015

MUTEC ships the new MC-1.2, a professional USB Audio Interface

MUTEC from Germany, manufacturer of professional audio and video equipment, starts shipping the MC-1.2, a new USB audio interface for professional and audiophile use.

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November 2014

Faces of 28th Deutsche Tonmeistertagung

November 2014, Deutsche Tonmeistertagung, Cologne - MUTEC has successfully finished the 28th Deutsche Tonmeistertagung in Cologne, Germany. The MUTEC booth was visited by lots of customers and A/V professionals. We had relaxed and interesting discussions, could built new business contacts and win already new customers for our upcoming products in 2015.

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Mai 2014

MUTEC starts shipping the worldwide unique FMC-07 FlashROM Expansion Card for Yamaha Music Workstations

MUTEC from Germany, manufacturer of professional audio and video equipment, starts to ship the new FMC-07 FlashROM expansion card which enables users of Yamaha Tyros 4+5, MOTIF and MOXF music workstations to double the memory capacity of their devices.

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December 2013

Cascading of multiple MUTEC MC-3+ Smart Clocks

Audiophile enthusiast starts for the first time cascading multiple MUTEC MC-3+ Smart Clocks to enhance the acoustical result of digital audio re-clocking even more.

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November 2013

New MC-3+ Smart Clock Review released in Germany's Studio Magazin

The latest review of the MC-3+ Smart Clock is released in the November issue of Germany's no. 1 professional audio & recording magazine, the Studio Magazin. Read here what Fritz Fey, the Studio Magazin's chef editor, found out about the tonal qualities of the MC-3+ Smart Clock.

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July 2013

MUTEC ships the new MC-3+ Smart Clock, the World's first Audio Master Clock with 1G-Clock Technology

MUTEC from Germany, manufacturer of professional audio and video equipment, starts to ship the new MC-3+ Smart Clock, the world's first digital audio master clock which incorporates MUTEC's new 1G-Clock technology.

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December 2012

Faces at 27th Deutsche Tonmeistertagung

Deutsche Tonmeistertagung, Cologne

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October 2012

MC-4, the ADAT to AES3 Converter available again from Stock!

MUTEC from Germany, manufacturer of professional digital audio and video equipment, ships again the MC-4, a multifunctional digital audio converter for ADAT, AES3 and S/P-DIF.

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September 2012

MUTEC starts shipping the new MC-1.1+

MUTEC from Germany, manufacturer of professional digital audio and video equipment, now ships the new MC-1.1+, a multifunctional digital audio format converter.

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