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Keces Audio P8 Linear Power Supply

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

Clean Power for the People

by Venoth Nair

 

Taiwanese brand Keces is a small engineering company with an inherent attitude towards building high value, high quality power supply systems. In recent years they have also dabbled in desktop audio, with components such as a headphone amplifier/DAC combo and speaker amplifier. Their equipment roster is always recognisably sturdy and built to resemble many high-end designs but, in their case, come with a likeably modest price tag.

 

All forms of electronics depend on electricity to function and when it comes to audio, power is one area that requires plenty of consideration.… Read the full article

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Dali Oberon 5 Speaker System

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

More for Less

by Dick Tan
The Oberon 5 seen here in its white oak livery
The Oberon 5 seen here in its white oak livery

DALI’s recently launched Oberon Speaker Series, a six model, mid budget range is said to be the company’s first affordable speaker range to feature its patented SMC technology.

 

According to DALI, its SMC technology has until now been used only in its high-end speaker range and is designed to effectively minimise negative effects generated by the Iron pole piece of a drive unit magnet.… 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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Jaben holds warehouse sale, up to 70% discounts

By | October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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Headphone specialist Jaben is holding a warehouse sale from Oct 26 till Oct 28 at all its outlets with up to 70 percent discounts on selected products.

 

The discounted headphones and accessories are available from its website and its stores in Jaben SS15, Subang Jaya; Jaben NU Sentral, Kuala Lumpur; Jaben Queensbay Mall, Penang; and Jaben One Jaya Mall, Kuching.

 

Brands on offer include Sony, JVC, Ultimate Ears, Jabra, Unknown Custom, Shure, Sennheiser, Audio Technica, Nuforce and others.… Read the full article

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Hisense 100-inch 4K Smart Laser TV to be launched next Saturday

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

 

The Hisense 100-inch Smart Laser TV can be hung on the wall wirelessly.
The Hisense 100-inch Smart Laser TV can be hung on the wall wirelessly.

 

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

Next Saturday, be prepared for a unique visual experience.

 

This visual treat will come in the form of the 100-inch 4K Smart Laser TV from Hisense. This huge high-resolution TV will be launched at the KEF showroom on the 1st floor of Encorp Strand Mall, Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya, on  Oct 27 at 2pm.

 

The launch is presented by Hoe Huat Electric and the demo will last for two hours.… Read the full article

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DS Audio optical cartridges to be launched in Malaysia soon

By | October 19th, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , |

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By Lam Seng Fatt

 

Malaysian audiophiles and vinyl addicts will soon see the light.

 

This light will come in the form of optical cartridges from DS Audio from Japan. DS Audio’s latest generation optical cartridges, the DS002 and DS-W2 (both come with matching equaliser/preamps) will be launched next Saturday (Oct 27) at Centre Circle Audio’s showroom in Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur. The launch event will be from 5pm to 7pm.

 

An optical cartridge is actually not new technology.… Read the full article

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Stars Picker holds audiophile bazaar and forum this Saturday

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

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By Lam Seng Fatt

 

Stars Picker Audio Library, one of the leading head-fi outlets in Malaysia, is organising an audiophile bazaar and forum this Saturday.

 

The venue of the bazaar will be the Stars Picker Audio Library on the 2nd floor of the shoplot at 37-2, Jalan PJU 5/20e, Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya, Selangor. Its sister establishment called Stars Picker Audio Cafe on the first floor will be the venue of the forum. The bazaar will be held from 12 noon till 5pm while the forum will be from 5pm till 8pm.… Read the full article

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YL Audio’s private demo room

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

YL Audio's demo system. Note the height of the Ocean Five speakers.
YL Audio’s demo system. Note the height of the Ocean Five speakers.

 

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

James Chin, owner of YL Audio, who made a huge impact in his debut at the recent Kuala Lumpur International AV Show, has launched a private demo room in a double-storey link house somewhere in Subang Jaya, Selangor. Listening sessions are by appointment only.

 

James realised that audiophiles could listen to his high-end system comprising the Kronos Total Analogue Solution, the Absolare preamp and Absolare monoblock amplifiers with cabling from Skogrand and Echole only during the AV show.… Read the full article

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Samsung HW-N650 5.1CH Panoramic Soundbar

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

The Upgrade-able Soundbar

by Venoth Nair

 
The Samsung HW-N650 is a 2-piece soundbar system comprising of the main soundbar itself paired to a wireless sub-woofer. The system which boasts a 5.1 channel audio output sits in the middle of Samsung’s current range of soundbar’s and is meant to perfectly complement Samsung flat panel big screen displays. At over a meter in width this soundbar is more suited to displays 60 inches and above.

 

Aesthetically the HW-N650 draws attention with its all black metal mesh grills that wrap the entire top and front of the soundbar.… 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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