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PMC’s fabulous Fenestria speakers launched in Malaysia

By | November 17th, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , |

(From left): James Tan, Jo Ki, Paul Bayliss and Tony Low at the launch of the PMC Fenestria speakers.
(From left): James Tan, Jo Ki, Paul Bayliss and Tony Low at the launch of the PMC Fenestria speakers.

 

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

The speakers were five years in the making, but it took just five minutes for audiophiles to realise that they were listening to something very special yesterday at the launch of the PMC Fenestria floorstanders at AV Designs. They also had the privilege of being the first Asians to hear the flagship speakers of PMC’s Fact range.… Read the full article

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Keces S3 Headphone Amplifier and DAC

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

A Head Turner Indeed

by Venoth Nair

 
Most audiophiles who are confined to small living spaces like apartments or small homes (or just a room for that matter) usually resort to a headphone-based system to fulfil their audiophile cravings. Of course, a pair of headphones may not be a purist Hi-Fi choice in many ardent audiophile’s eyes but there is no ignoring the limitation in today’s world as well as the growing competence of headphones when it comes to conveyance of great sound.… 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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Movee Space opens outlet in IPC shopping centre

By | November 6th, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Jason, the owner of Movee Space.
Jason, the owner of Movee Space.

 

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

Movee Space, the new AV dealer that made a huge impact during its debut at the recent Kuala Lumpur International AV Show, has opened its first retail outlet in IPC shopping centre opposite The Curve in Mutiara Damansara, Selangor.

 

The outlet, on the first floor of IPC beside ACE Hardware, opened on the last week of October. Its owner Jason said there were some issues that caused a delay to the outlet’s opening.… Read the full article

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Perfect Hi-Fi’s new showroom launched in grand ceremony

By | November 3rd, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Andy Tan and his parktners cutting the ribbon to officially open the new showroom.
Andy Tan and his partners cutting the ribbon to officially open the new showroom.

 

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

The IOI Mall in Puchong resounded with the thundering beat of drums and the clanging of cymbals as two lions danced to usher in abundant business and lots of prosperity to Perfect Hi-Fi’s new showroom on the second floor this morning.

 

Andy Tan, one of the owners of Perfect Hi-Fi, held the opening ceremony in style and tradition as guests which included audiophiles and other dealers and distributors in the Malaysian AV industry watched on.… Read the full article

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Perfect Hi-Fi launches Sonus Faber Sonetto speakers in conjunction with IOI Mall store official opening

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

The Sonus Faber Sonetto range.
The Sonus Faber Sonetto range.

 

Perfect Hi-Fi has invited all audiophiles to listen to the new range of Sonus Faber Sonetto speakers tomorrow from 2pm to 6pm at its new showroom in IOI Mall, Puchong, Selangor.

 

The launch of the Sonus Faber Sonetto speakers is in conjunction with the official opening of Perfect Hi-Fi’s new showroom.

 

The Sonus Faber Sonetto range includes 3 floorstanders, 2 bookshelf, 2 centre & 1 on-wall models.

 

Perfect Hi-Fi’s new showroom is on the second floor, North Court, of IOI Mall.… Read the full article

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Get ready for PMC’s Fenestria speakers

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

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AV Designs’ James Tan posing next to the PMC Fenestria. Note the height of the speaker.

 

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

One of the most exciting pair of speakers that I have encountered this year in terms of sound quality and especially in terms of design has arrived in Malaysia.

 

I am talking about the PMC Fenestria speakers which are the top of the Fact range. They are currently being run in at AV Designs’ showroom and according to James Tan, the PMC distributor in Malaysia, the official launch will be held early this month.… Read the full article

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DS Audio’s optical cartridge shines brightly

By | October 27th, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , |

DS Audio CEO Tetsuaki Aoyagi demo-ing his optical cartridge.
DS Audio CEO Tetsuaki Aoyagi demo-ing his optical cartridge.

 

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

The 32-year-old CEO of DS Audio Tetsuaki Aoyagi – like everyone in his generation – grew up as an iPod and MP3 kid. Seven years ago, he saw the light.

 

That eureka moment came when he visited an audiophile friend who was in his sixties and he played the Michael Jackson Thriller LP on a turntable. What Tetsuaki (called Aki by his friends) heard that day changed his life and after being introduced to the magic of analogue sound, he delved deeper into LPs, turntables, tonearms and cartridges.… Read the full article

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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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