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CMY expands its showroom in Sungei Wang Plaza

By | December 31st, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , |

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CMY’s showroom in Sungei Wang Plaza, Kuala Lumpur

 

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

Size matters in so far as Malaysian hi-fi and AV showrooms are concerned. Soon after Perfect Hi-Fi launched its new and bigger showroom in IOI Mall in Puchong, (see http://av2day.com/2018/11/perfect-hi-fis-new-showroom-launched-in-grand-ceremony/)  CMY Audio & Visual has extended its showroom in Sungei Wang Plaza, Kuala Lumpur.

 

CMY boss John Yew said his Sungei Wang showroom has almost doubled in size to 5,000 sq ft. Previously it was on 2,900 sq ft of retail space.… 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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The 2nd Macau International High-End Hi-Fi Show 2018

By | December 20th, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , |

by Venoth Nair

 

Held in the vibrant and opulent city of Macau, the Macau International High-End Hi-Fi Show is an event that was introduced last year as a platform for various audio manufacturers from mainland China as well as the local Asian region and worldwide to get acquainted and explore business possibilities. The Venetian hotel played host to this now annual event which sees an ever increasing population of Hi-Fi based business eyeing for growth opportunity both locally and overseas.… Read the full article

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JVC’s 8K e-shift projector is outstanding

By | December 15th, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Steven Woo of Klingen & Erlesen and thr 8K e-shift JVC DLA-NX9 projector above him.
Steven Woo of Klingen & Erlesen with the 8K e-shift JVC DLA-NX9 projector above him.

 

 

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

Several AV enthusiasts were treated to a visual feast at the AV Designs’ showroom off Jalan Kuching, Kuala Lumpur, last Thursday as the world’s first 8K e-shift JVC home theatre projector was launched in Malaysia. The AV enthusiasts also had the honour of being the first Malaysians to watch the JVC DLA-NX9 projector in action.

 

To make us salivate a bit, James Tan had set up a 4K system using JVC DLA-N5, which is a native 4K projector, in a smaller room.… Read the full article

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ATC SCM40A floorstanders: Is going active the best way?

By | December 2nd, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , |

Note the new tweeter in the ATC SCM40A.
Note the new tweeter used  in the ATC SCM40A.

 

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

I have heard ATC’s active speakers before in Hi-Way Laser’s showroom and at the KL International AV Shows, but I have never heard them in my house before.

 

Kenny Sin of Hi-Way Laser made arrangements to deliver a pair of ATC SCM40 Active speakers to my house more than a week ago. Along with them came two long (3 meters) Furutech power cords, two (also 3 meters) Cardas Golden Reference XLR interconnects and the matching ATC CA2 preamp.… Read the full article

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Accuphase is a smooth operator

By | December 1st, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , |

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

Another reviewer had bought the Accuphase E-470, so I ended up reviewing the lower model, the E-370 which is a 100-watter integrated amplifier.

 

Victor Pheh of Hi-Fi Creations Trading delivered the E-370 to my house and it took the two of us to carry it from the boot of his car. Accuphase products are heavy and very well made.

 

Press a button and the panel below the two meters will flip down slowly to reveal lots of buttons.… Read the full article

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KEF LSX Wireless Music System

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

The Popular Mini Monitor Reimagined

by Venoth Nair

 

KEF has enjoyed amazing success with its LS 50 mini monitors garnering rave review and numerous awards for its superior sound and slick good looks. The speaker has shown its ability to blend into any environment and integrates seamlessly with any kind of system delivering fantastic performance consistently. In light of its success KEF has since launched different variants of the mini monitor with either new aesthetics or upgraded internals to be applied in different applications.… 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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BenQ 4K Projectors rank number one in Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa

By | November 26th, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , |

The BenQ W1700 4K projector
The BenQ W1700 4K projector won the G-mark Design Award 2018.

As the world’s number one DLP projector brand, BenQ is the top 4K projector brand in Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East in three consecutive quarters of 2018 with a massive 36% of market share.

 

In a press statement, BenQ said in Japan, India, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, BenQ also ranked No. 1 in the 4K projector segment in the same period.

 

Thanks to BenQ’s good product quality and unique Cinematic Color technology that offers long-lasting accurate colours and authentic cinema performance, BenQ achieved a historic market share of 53% in the 4K projector segment in Japan and has become the most popular 4K projector brand across the Asia Pacific region.… Read the full article

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