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Clarus releases video series on cable design

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: Audio news, Dagogo|

ORLANDO, FL, July 18, 2018 — Clarus®, the high-end audio cable brand that is a “sister” company to Tributaries A/V cables, is introducing a nine part series of consumer-informational videos: “Interviews with Jay Victor Cable engineer” that explain, in a straight-forward manner, the intricate processes that are behind the development of their Clarus Crimson and more-affordable Aqua cable lines. The nine videos in the series are viewable on YouTube by clicking here

In each video, Jay Victor, renowned life-long audiophile, cable engineer musician, holder of 55 patents and the man behind the design of Clarus cables (and Tributaries cables since 2003), describes the application of both scientific principles and “Golden Ear”-based processes that were involved in the patented design of Clarus cables.

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Revolv Introduces ‘Archival Quality’ Record Cleaner

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: Sound + Vision|

Here’s a product you don’t come across every day. Vana, the Lake George, NY-based distributor of audio products and accessories, today introduced a solution designed specifically for cleaning vinyl records.
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Burmester Phase 3 System

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: Absolute Sound|Tags: , , , , |

Burmester Phase 3 System

Call it “lifestyle at the high end.” Yes, I know “lifestyle” can be a dirty word in some audiophile circles, but the Berlin-based Burmester brand has never shied away from bringing luxurious aesthetics to its high-end components. Yet there’s always been plenty of substance behind the style. Designed for music lovers who aren’t “typical” audiophiles, the company’s new, unique, and user-friendly Phase 3 all-in-one system adds dramatic flash and panache to the solid build-quality and stellar sonics the German manufacturer is known for.… Read the full article

Finding the Sweet Spot with ALR Projection Screens

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: Sound + Vision|

Ambient-light-rejecting (ALR) projection screens that picture contrast in spaces that can’t be completely darkened continue to grow in popularity thanks to recent advances in performance and declining prices.
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Buffalo Springfield “What’s That Sound?” Box Set —A Reissue Done 100% Right!

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: Analog planet|

The Buffalo Springfield box set reissue fans have long awaited is finally here and it was well worth waiting for. Neil Young points out in the enclosed heavy paper full color “one sheet” that all five records were cut directly from the original master tapes, not tape copies. Each record has a Neil-created “SPARS code”.
Primary Category: 
Category: 
Artist: 
Buffalo Springfield
Album: 
What's That Sound? Complete Albums Collection
Cred Label: 
Atco/Rhino R1 566970 603497860661 5 180g LPs (2 mono, 3 stereo)
Cred Prod: 
Re-mastering producer John Hanlon
Cred Eng: 
Various (including "Doc" Siegel and Tom May, Jim Messina, Bruce Botnick, others)
Cred Mix: 
Various mixers
Cred Mast: 
Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering
The Buffalo Springfield box set reissue fans have long awaited is finally here and it was well worth waiting for.
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Review: Woo Audio WA33 Balanced Headphone Amplifier

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: Audiohead|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

When asked how to break up a budget for a headphone rig, the best advice is usually to spend the most on the device actually making the music (in this case a headphone) then source and amplifier. There is some debate as to the actual split between those last two categories, but the logic still makes good sense for most investments. But what happens when one achieves a high level of performance on a transducer level? Not to worry. The good folks over at Woo Audio have you covered. … Read the full article

KLIAVS 2018: Groove Shop Brings in Groundbreaking Top Wing Catridges

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Blue Dragon and Red Sparrow take the Stage

 

by Venoth Nair

 

The Groove shop this year will be bringing in a pair of turntable cartridges from Japanese company Top Wing. The pair which consist of the Suzaku (Red Sparrow) and Seiryu (Blue Dragon) cartridges are engineered using coreless straight flux technology that operates differently from a typical moving magnet or moving coil system.

 

A visual explanation on how the coreless straight flux system operates within the Seiryu cartridge
A visual explanation on how the coreless straight flux system operates within the Seiryu cartridge

Conceived by Hiromu Meguro, the coreless straight flux system works by implementing a stylus that interacts directly without the use of a core intermediary.… Read the full article

Philips Ships First HDR1000-Certified Video Monitor

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: Sound + Vision|

EPI, licensee of Philips-brand video monitors in North America, has announced that the DisplayHDR1000-certified monitor introduced in April is now available at Best Buy and Amazon for $1,000.
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KLIAVS 2018: Singapore’s top singer Jacintha to grace AV show

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: Absolute Sound, Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , |

jacintha

 

 

Singapore’s leading actress and chanteuse Jacintha will be a top draw at this weekend’s AV show.

 

She will arrive in Kuala Lumpur on Friday to grace the AV show. Her schedule is:

 

Friday 20th July:
– 3pm to 4pm: Jacintha to hold press conference
– 4.30pm to 5pm: Jacintha to perform Minus 1 Live at Triangle Art Room
– 5.30pm to close: Jacintha will be at Groove Shop to sign and autograph albums

 

Saturday 21st July:
– 12 noon to 1.30pm: Jacintha will be at Groove Shop to autograph and sign albums
– 2pm to 2.30pm: Jacintha to perfrom Minus 1 Live at TAS-FM Acoustic Room
– 4pm to 4.30pm: Jacintha to perform Minus 1 Live at Triangle Art Room
– 5pm to 6.30pm: Jacintha will be at Groove Shop to sign and autograph albums

 

Rajah of Groove Shop said all titles released by Jacintha will be available in vinyl at his Groove Shop booth during the AV show.… Read the full article

KLIAVS 2018: YL Audio makes grand debut with RM2mil system

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Kronos Total Analogue Solution
Kronos Total Analogue Solution

 

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

James Chin of YL Audio sure knows how to grab the headlines. His company is making its debut at this weekend’s Kuala Lumpur International AV Show and he knows it has to be impressive to make a mark in the market.

 

So he is assembling a no-holds-barred system worth US$510,000 or RM2.06 million.

 

James Chin, the owner of YL Audio
James Chin, the owner of YL Audio, sure knows how to make an impactful debut

 

 

His system will comprise the Kronos Analogue Solution (worth US$122,000), Absolare pre and power monoblock amplifiers (US$136,000), Skogrand and Echole cables (US$192,000) and Sonus Faber Lilium speakers (US$60,000).… Read the full article