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High End Audio Fri Oct 20 2017 00:00:59 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- After a long day, the final destination has been reached. Beautiful settings at ASSAI Audio in Madrid Spain. The main event starts tomorrow. Stay tuned. 
READ HERE “Does your setup include excellent headphones? Probably not for you then, if you are only buying for headphones. If you want an all around, all purpose can do almost anything source, then you need not look further, the Altair scor
dCS products age like a fine wine, getting better over the years as the dCS team adds a flurry of new capabilities to keep their products fresh and current. Most of these updates are accomplished with a firmware update building on a flexible architec
Bluesound has a small but specific range which is built to... The post Bluesound Pulse Mini appeared first on av2day.com.Keeping Pulses Racing Wirelessly by Venoth Nair   Wireless speakers are all the rage right now as we move further away f
photo credits: Shunyata With Shunyata Research's release of the Denali Series power distributors last year, Shunyata had produced a power conditioner that had not only challenged other brands of AC conditioners, but their own top-of-the-line Hydra Tr
Few more minutes to bring are the plain towards the Spain. Stay tuned...
Roger Skoff writes about playing music without any ones or zeros...Roger Skoff writes about playing music without any ones or zeros...
Read Here “After living with the SB16-Ultra for some time now and using it in a variety of different hifi systems, I happily report excellent results in all circumstances. Whether you are working with a pair of minimonitors, your favorite p
Cool collector's item......mooooh...
I foolishly keep thinking that maybe this time Doug White of The Voice That Is will put a foot wrong somewhere, try something out of context for shits, and giggles, but no he never does. As a result his room which almost exclusively features ever mor
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PMC, one of the UK’s most renowned speaker manufacturer has finally... The post PMC COR Integrated Amplifier appeared first on av2day.com.The COR of Amplifier Designs by Dick Tan COR, PMC’s statement on high performance integrated
One of my favorite speakers I've never heard. I've seen the drivers firsthand but not a complete system. Their build quality is top notch. I like that they put the biggest mid range horn they could cram in a box this size. I'd have to bypass the L-Pa
VALOR The Legacy Valor relies on graceful styling to conceal an extraordinary arsenal of new technology.  At nearly six feet in height and closing in on 300 pounds the Valor employs 2750 watts of internal power per side and a 56 bit processo
Hi!Here some photos of the first power supply I built for the ER274A rectifier.The owner of one of the sets of 211/211 amplifiers requested to convert the power supplies to use the new ELROG rectifier. How could I say no to that?Two of the TV Dampers
Marantz Century series receivers reach new heights of flexibility and capability in home entertainment components. These multi-mode receivers can reproduce stereo music with subtle, delicate realism. With the transparency that Marantz is so well know
One of the coolest devices I saw at CanJam presented itself early in Aisle 1 where Jeff Coates was manning the booth for Pro-Ject Audio Systems. It was the Pro-Ject “Pre Box S2 Digital”. The S2 has the latest Sabre 9038 chips perf
Burning Amp Festival 2017, DIY Audios Premiere International Festival Held Annually In San Francisco, Set for November 12th To accommodate the increasing number of music-loving DYI enthusiasts attending, BAF 2017 has now added Extended Hours &#16
The best DAC in the world? There’s no one-size-fits-all-answer but any shortlist would likely include something from Cambridge/shire’s dCS (Data Conversion Systems): the Debussy, the Rossini or the Vivaldi. Prices start at around
TOTALDAC just released high end USB cable/filter - the GIGAFILTEhigh-endnew cable/filter can make a big sound improvement for the Totaldac server USB loop, or to connect a DAC to a computer.- Gigafilter, very high end USB filter/cable 0.6m or 1m: 175
Mark Smotroff embraces his inner pumpkin...Mark Smotroff embraces his inner pumpkin...
Harry PartchOn The Seventh Day Petals Fell In Petaluma (LP)*Limited Edition LP release (180g vinyl) with previously unpublished bonus tracks + free download card*stock is due soon, will begin shipping this Friday ** A towering monument in sound by a
Its not intentional, but Im afraid I am making a habit of keeping the Thrax Audio people from their dinner during major shows. I first heard the brand near the end of a day at AXPONA 2016 in Chicago. Doors were closing and locks were clicking, but I
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 All we are saying is give your pickup a chance lol... Between that corny line and the Neil Diamond post this site is heading to oblivion. Actually other than the old horn articles the tonearm and pickup articles are really cool and helpful.
Last years Hi-Fi Show Live featured the exclusive UK launch of renowned Danish loudspeaker brand Raidhos first-class compact standmount, the D-1.1. This years show promises an even bigger treat: enter the D-2.1 floorstander. The Raidho D-2.1 is a 2.5
Another year, another venue for TAVES. This time it was the Toronto Congress Center near the airport. The good news is that the show seems to be thriving – it was big, with a lot of different genres of technology to appeal to a lot of folks
Entering Boardroom 3, I found my choice for “Best Industrial Design” in the Whammerdyne Truth 2a3 amplifier and Best Value in PureAudioProject loudspeakers. This is a large, 69lb $25,000 amplifier that puts out 4.2 watts per chann
Feel the Burn San Francisco, CA November 12, 12017 Burning Amp Festival 2017 is coming to the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco on Sunday, November 12th from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 PM. New This Year: BAFs hours have been extended due to the increased int
Are you dreaming when you listen? Is there a concomitant reflection of inherent desire manifesting itself within yourself when you go into this system of sound that you have meticulously created, or recreated? Perhaps, as Francois Bonnet suggests in
Steven Stone looks at the ridiculously wide spectrum of currently available "audio" products...Steven Stone looks at the ridiculously wide spectrum of currently available "audio" products...
First glimpse at the all new-upcoming high-end audio rack from the i-cone, Italy. More info to follow soon...www.bpbsrl.com
A lifetime-long adventure... or adventure as life-style... anyway, such a worth-life for Christine and Gunther...  "In 1988, before the fall of the Berlin Wall, Gunther Holtorf and his wife Christine set off on a monumental
Read Here “These LCDi4 results were cross-checked with Audeze open-backed, on-ear Sine DX. Again, the Roon DSP brings forth a fuller, richer low-end without the cardboard boxed in vocals the latter only heard for the first time after diseng
USB audio – what ails thee? When audio data makes its way from A, the computer or streamer, to B, the DAC, untouchedin all but the most extreme of cases, why worry? Digital audio’s promise is Kindergarten-esque in its simplicity:
Some rooms at hifi-audio shows are infused with synergy. Every component in the set-up works flawlessly with every other component in the signal path. Some call this a curated system one that is built from time, research, and experience with many man
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Many years ago, AKG's flagship headphone was the very unusual AKG K1000—A headphone with temple pads and "ear speakers" that dangled down in front of your ears that were on hinges that allowed you to adjust the angle of the dangle. Now the o
Anyone (or at least most) being long enough in our beloved industry would agree how everything matters when it comes to the high-end audio system. It always about the synergy and compatibility, but without proper "ingredients" setup can too quickly j
John Carpenter is a legend. As the director and music composer behind dozens of classic movies, Carpenter has established a reputation as one of the greatest filmmakers in the history of modern cinema, as well as one of its most influential musicians
I just recently had a customer ask for a single SUT to match three different cartridges with a range of internal impedances from 1.5 to 15 ohms.  While that range is seemingly small one only needs to look at the frequency response plots to s
Read Here “The overall tonality of the Dragon Legend is unmistakably North European, they carry the sonic characteristics of speakers such as Dynaudio, Gamut, Vienna Acoustics, but not as warm and velvety as some of the ATCs or Sonus Fabers
Firstly I would like to thank Burson Audio for selecting me as the first member of the UK tour, I made sure to give the unit plenty of hours of play before the final review.*disclaimer: This sample was provided on loan for the purpose of writing a re
I have a confession: I almost missed this one as I stumbled upon it after seeing Steven Stone in the hallway waiting to get in and someone said, “free breakfast!”. Music to a journalist’s ears. Then I saw the crowd insid
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For Lovely Recording I selected music that speaks to me on many levels—and yes they all sound great!!!
DIY Audios Premiere International Festival Held Annually. In San Francisco, Set for November 12th.To accommodate the increasing number of music-loving DYI enthusiasts attending, BAF 2017 has now added Extended Hours. Here is the official invitation..