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Epson Unveils New 4K Pro-UHD Home Cinema Projectors

By | March 16th, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

by Dick Tan

TW7400
TW9400

 

Epson’s 4K PRO-UHD Projectors EH-TW7400 (left) and EH-TW9400 (right)

 

In a recent launch in Kuala Lumpur Epson announced the release of two brand new home cinema projectors, the EH-TW7400 and EH-TW9400 that are powered by the new 4K PRO-UHD technology. The projectors feature an advanced pixel-shifting, resolution-enhancement technology that is said to be able to deliver a stunning and immersive 4K experience to film enthusiasts.

 

Epson also asserts that with this new 4K enhancement technology, these new home cinema projectors are able to deliver exceptional image quality with its myriad of features such as brightness, colour accuracy and image detail for a vivid 4K PRO-UHD experience.… Read the full article

Neat Acoustics Iota Alpha Speaker System

By | December 27th, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , |

A Neat Little Package

by Dick Tan
Neat Acoustics Iota Alpha seen here in its maple livery
Neat Acoustics Iota Alpha seen here in its maple livery

The Neat Acoustics loudspeaker company was founded in 1989 in the U.K. by self-trained musician Bob Surgeoner. And it is this passion for music that has provided Surgeoner with the design foresight to create the Neat Acoustics range of Speakers.

 

Today the company produces a fairly varied range of speaker systems that are renowned for their ability to produce a soundstage that is far larger than its actual cabinet size would lead one to believe.… Read the full article

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Klipsch RP-8060FA Atmos Speaker System

By | November 28th, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , |

No Atmos Required

by Dick Tan

Klipsch RP-8060FA Atmos Enabled Speaker System
Klipsch RP-8060FA Atmos Enabled Speaker System

Are you contemplating upgrading to the latest in Dolby Atmos surround systems but abhor the idea of enduring the work required to mount the additional speakers required to achieve the much sought after overhead Atmos sensation?

 

You may then want to consider Klipsch’s floor standing RP-8060FA speaker system that comes with a built-in Atmos surround speaker loaded at the top panel.

 

In typical Klipsch style the RP-8060FA is a large floor stand speaker measuring approximately 43″ x 10.9″ x 20″.… Read the full article

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Perfect Hi-Fi Launches New Sonetto Sonus Faber Speaker Range in New Improved Showroom

By | November 28th, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , |

An Italian Job

by Dick Tan

Sonus Faber's new Sonetto range
Sonus Faber’s new Sonetto range

Perfect Hi-Fi, in conjunction with the recent official opening of its new showroom at the OIO Mall took the occasion to simultaneously launch its new Sonus Faber Sonetto range of speaker system.

 

The new 8 model strong Sonetto range, according to Andy Tan of Perfect Hi-Fi is the latest, perfect manifestation of Sonus Faber’s speaker technological innovations combined with the unmatched level of craftsmanship that the Italians are now famous for.… Read the full article

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Pioneer UDP-LX 800 Universal Disc Player

By | November 10th, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , |

A Cut Above

by Dick Tan

Pioneer’s flagship UHD Blu-ray Disc Player, the UDP-LX800
Pioneer’s flagship UHD Blu-ray Disc Player, the UDP-LX800

While we are eagerly awaiting news of the arrival of Pioneer’s first UHD Blu-ray Disc player, the UDP-LX-500, the news has it that yet another Pioneer 4K ‘goody’ has just recently been launched.

 

Audio Video buffs will know that to be the flagship UDP-LX800, big brother to the UDP-LX500.

 

While no price has been set it is obvious that the UDP-LX800 has been designed with a no holds barred approach where optimum performance is the ultimate goal.… Read the full article

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Hisense LN60D 100″ Laser TV

By | November 10th, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Laser Precision

by Dick Tan

 

Hisense’s laser powered ultra-short throw Laser TV. Ideal for a tight spaces and big picture
Hisense’s laser powered ultra-short throw Laser TV. Ideal for a tight spaces and big picture

When is a TV not a TV? Well, when its large, approximately 100″ diagonal, uses a Laser light source, requires a separate screen and has a high powered DLP (Digital Light Projection) projector tucked inside its main body. It is known as a Laser TV.

 

That is what Hisense called their new high resolution, high brightness home visual display system.… Read the full article

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PMC Fenestria Speaker System

By | October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , |

Creating an Impression

by Dick Tan

PMC Fenestria Speaker System. The view on the right shows the midrange nest mount almost isolated from the rest of the baffle
PMC Fenestria Speaker System. The view on the right shows the midrange nest mount almost isolated from the rest of the baffle

PMC’s latest offering the Fenestria, first introduced at their year’s Munich Hi-Fi Show will, by the time you read this article, be available to Malaysian audiophiles.

 

At 1700 x 370 x 623mm and weighing a backbreaking 80kg (176 lbs) the new PMC Fenestria is not designed for the fainthearted nor, and this is not intended to offend any audiophiles, those whose personal bank amount are not, at the least, in the stratospheric level!… Read the full article

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STS Recordings Audiophile CD

By | October 9th, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Audiophile Classics

by Dick Tan
An STS Recordings Audiophile CD. Also available in LPs and even Open Reel format
An STS Recordings Audiophile CD. Also available in LPs and even Open Reel format

STS Recordings, a subsidiary of STS Digital, a Netherlands based digital recording specialist records and produces a varied range of audiophile CDs, LPs and even Open Reel programme source for audiophiles and the hi-fi industry.

 

According to Fritz De With, the founder of STS Digital the goal of STS Recordings is to produce top quality audiophile CDs and LPs with a popular music and songs with their original dynamics, clarity and ambience absolutely intact.… Read the full article

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Klipsch SPL-120 Subwoofer

By | October 9th, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , |

Sub Mission

by Dick Tan
Klipsch’s SPL-120 offers powerful yet refined low bass performance
Klipsch’s SPL-120 offers powerful yet refined low bass performance

Designed to complement the recently introduced RP-8000F main speaker system Klipsch’s SPL-120 active subwoofer features a 12″ diameter bass driver housed in an extensively braced enclosure measuring 451 x 374 x 506mm and weighing an appropriately hefty 20.5kg.

 

Klipsch uses a Class D 600watts power amplifier with an analogue pre-amplifier stage to drive the frontal reflex port loaded 12” woofer. This particular driver/amplifier combination, according to Klipsch, is able to generate an acoustical output level of up 115 decibels and achieve low bass extension of down to 24 hertz.… Read the full article

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Klipsch RP-8000F Speaker System

By | September 21st, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

A Horny Issue

by Dick Tan
Klipsch’s horn loaded RP-8000F is easy to drive yet powerful enough to match the most powerful amplifier
Klipsch’s horn loaded RP-8000F is easy to drive yet powerful enough to match the most powerful amplifier

First introduced at the KL International AV Show 2018 and now available at all authorised Klipsch dealers the new Klipsch Reference Premiere speaker systems comprises a range that include floor standers, compact stand mount main speakers, centre channel models, surround speakers and subwoofers.

 

Flagship of the range is the RP-8000F, a large 110 x 10.9 x 17.6cm MDF enclosure floor stander that houses two 8″ Ceramettalic Cone Woofers and a 1″ Titanium LTS Vented tweeter positioned behind a hybrid Cross Section Tractrix Horn.… Read the full article

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