Kenwood Media KEG HD30GA9

Not a whole lot new in Kenwood's 30GB Media KEG HD30GA9 from their previous 1.8-inch drive based player, the 20GB HD20GA7 (except that hottastic name, that is), but it looks like this time around they're taking a bend toward the consumer a little more concerned about the quality of their audio. It's hard to tell exactly what's going on here, but it apparently has a "new clear" digital amp, a well RF-shielded chassis, "Supreme" decompression technology, which is apparently another one of those make-your-MP3s-sound-better systems, as well as support for some format they're calling "Kenwood Lossless" (what, FLAC or APE weren't good enough for them?). You can get yours with sound-isolating canalphones in Japan shortly, but no word on when (or if) they're States-bound.

[Via Akihabara News]

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