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Sony Unveils its Latest 4K Flagship Home Theatre Projector

By | April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Strong Native Resolve

by Dick Tan
Sony’s latest 4K flagship projector, the VPLVW870ES. Laser powered, lamps issues here is a thing of the past

At a recent launch at the PJ Sheraton Hotel, Sony unveils its latest top of the line 4K projector the VPL-VW870ES.

 

Featuring a long-life advanced Z-Phosphor Laser light source powering its proprietary SXRD imaging device to produce a native 4K image of 4096 x 2160 pixels the VPL-VW870ES is said to offer up to four times the resolution of a full HD (1970 x 1080p) projector.… Read the full article

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Audiolab 6000A Series Integrated Amplifier

By | March 27th, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Audio de Javu

 

The 6000A - seen here in black with the matching 6000CDT CD Transport unit at the bottom
The 6000A – seen here in black with the matching 6000CDT CD Transport unit at the bottom

Taking its que from its award-winning forebear, the original AudioLab 8000 integrated that was first released in 1983 to win an undisputable place in the hearts of audiophiles worldwide, Audiolab’s recently released 6000A bears many award-winning features of the original but is much more fully digitally equipped to better compete at the current market place where digital source rule.

 

With a shape, size and fascia that looks much like the original 8000 series, the 6000A measures 445 x 65.5 x 300mm and weighs a sturdy 8kg.… Read the full article

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Klipsch RP-500SA Atmos Speaker

By | March 27th, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Easy as They Come

Klipsch's RP500 is highly official and should easily match most current AV receivers
Klipsch’s RP500 is highly official and should easily match most current AV receivers

Considered by some authorities of home theatre sound to be one of the best buy Atmos speaker design that many can buy, the Klipsch RP-500SA is a dedicated Atmos speaker system that can be either mounted in the ceiling towards the rear as part of the surround speaker assembly or on top of your existing main speaker as an up-firing immersive sound speaker.

 

A built-in switch will enable the RP-500SA to perform optimally in either configuration.… Read the full article

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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

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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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