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A Neat little package of fun

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

The Neat speaker is just slightly taller than an LP leaning against it.
The Neat speaker is just slightly taller than an LP leaning against it.

 

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

Neat Acoustics’ Iota Alpha speakers make up a little package of fun.

 

They are small floorstanders, taller than an LP leaning against it, but shorter than some bookshelf speakers. The speaker measures 17.7″ high X  7.8″ wide X 6.3″ deep. The top bit of the front baffle slopes backwards to house the bass/mid driver and an EMIT type planar magnetic tweeter.… Read the full article

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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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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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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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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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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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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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