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A visit to CMY’s Sungei Wang showroom

By | April 7th, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , |

The Naim Statement pre and powe amps.
The Naim Statement pre and power amps.

 

The Naim Statement pre/power amps are driving a pair of Dynaudio Confidence C4 speakers.
The Naim Statement pre/power amps are driving a pair of Dynaudio Confidence C4 speakers.

 

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

Those who have been waiting for the chance to hear the flagship Naim Statement pre and power amplifiers in action should head to CMY’s expanded showroom in Sungei Wang Plaza, Kuala Lumpur.

 

There is one demo room where the Naim top-end pre and power amplifiers have been set  up to drive a pair of Dynaudio Confidence C4 speakers.… Read the full article

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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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Sennheiser launches Momentum True Wireless earphones

By | March 25th, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , |

The Sennheiser True Wireless in-ear monitors. Compare them in size with the 50-sen coins.
The Sennheiser True Wireless in-ear monitors. Compare them in size with the 50-sen coins.

 

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

Quite a large, young group of head-fi enthusiasts turned up at Stars Picker Audio Library last Saturday for the launch of Sennheiser’s first True Wireless in-ear monitors called Momentum.

 

These are largish in-ear type of headphones and can be connected to your music device or smartphone via bluetooth.

 

Lots of people wanted to test out the Sennheiser Momentum in-ear monitors and there was a short queue formed.… 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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CMY’s launch party for Pro-Ject

By | March 13th, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , |

Pro-Ject International Export and Sales Agent Franz Votruba (left) and John Yew posing for an Instagram shot.
Pro-Ject International Export and Sales Agent Franz Votruba (left) and John Yew posing for a Facebook shot.

 

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

I had never seen John Yew, the boss of CMY Audio & Visual, in such a happy mood for a long time. I am not sure if it was the wine or the occasion that made him very cheerful, but there he was playing the role of the perfect host inviting his guests to pose for photos, tuck into the refreshments, drink more wine and go inside his Sungei Wang Plaza showroom to listen to a live musical performance.… Read the full article

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Media launch of KLIAVS 2019

By | March 12th, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , |

Dick Tan, owner of 3Dot Events, which is organising the AV Show (right) and Emmanuel Olazo, General Manager of Vistana Hotel.
Dick Tan, owner of 3Dot Events, which is organising the AV Show (right) and Emmanuel Olazo, General Manager of Vistana Hotel.

 

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

The media launch of this year’s Kuala Lumpur International AV Show was held yesterday without a hitch – even though yours truly, who was supposed to be among the panellists, made a rather late but grand entrance.

 

In a function room of Vistana Hotel, off Jalan Ipoh, where this year’s AV show will be held, exhibitors met the organiser Dick Tan of 3Dot Events Sdn Bhd and the General Manager of Vistana Hotel, Emmanuel Olazo.… Read the full article

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This year’s KL International AV Show to be held in Vistana Hotel

By | March 7th, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , |

kliavs

 

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

There has been a change in venue for this year’s Kuala Lumpur International AV Show. It will be held in Vistana Hotel, off Jalan Ipoh.

 

The show will be held on 26-28 July.

 

It is understood that the reason for the change of venue is the drastic increase in rental costs at Sunway Putra Hotel, where it was held for the past two years.

 

A media launch of the KLIAVS 2019 will be held on Monday afternoon at Vistana Hotel by the event organiser 3Dot Events.… Read the full article

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CMY now selling Pro-Ject products in Malaysia

By | March 5th, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , |

Pro-Ject turntagles on display at the CMY Sungei Wang Plaza showjroom.
Pro-Ject turntables on display at the CMY Sungei Wang Plaza showroom.

 

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

CMY Audio & Visual is certainly expanding its range of products. Starting from January, CMY has taken over the distributorship of Pro-Ject products in Malaysia.

 

CMY boss John Yew said he decided to sell Pro-Ject even though he is already selling Clearaudio products. He said Pro-Ject has no conflict with Clearaudio even though both companies are selling turntables and phono preamps and competing with each other.… Read the full article

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