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KLIAVS 2019: Evoke-ing optimum performance

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

The Dyynaudio Evoke speakers.
The Dynaudio Evoke 50 speakers.

 

By Dick Tan

 

Dynaudio, one of Europe’s most respected name in loudspeaker design will be fielding its recently- introduced Evoke range of loudspeaker system at the coming KL International AV Show 2019 to be held from July 26-28 at the Vistana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

 

Comprising two floorstanders, one centre channel speaker and two bookshelf-type models, the Evoke range is helmed by the Evoke 50, a somewhat large floorstander measuring 305 x 1162 x 373mm and weighing approximately 27kg.… Read the full article

KLIAVS 2019: A true heavyweight subwoofer

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

Don't try to carry this subwoofer by yourself.
Don’t try to carry this subwoofer by yourself as it weighs 360 lbs.

 

By Dick Tan

 

In a recent press release Double GT Audio said it will be fielding its current and most up-to-date version of the JL Audio Gotham G213 active subwoofer at the coming KL International AV Show 2019 at the Vistana Hotel, on July 26-28.

 

In fact , according to the spokesman for Double GT Audio not one but two units of the mother of all subs will be on display.… Read the full article

KLIAVS 2019: True 4K magic from JVC

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

The JVC DLA N-5 projector i a native 4K projector
The JVC DLA-N5 projector is a native 4K projector

 

By Dick Tan

 

JVC will show its true mettle with its current N5 4K projector at the KL International AV Show 2019.

 

For years now JVC competing in the high-end 4K home theatre projection market has managed to consistently stay in the top ranking, most desired HT projectors position. What’s remarkable is that until recently its top competing 4K models were not even truly 4K but relied on some form of super upscaling algorithm to achieve its superb video performance.… Read the full article

KLIAVS 2019: Tall and slim with a voice to match

By | May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , |

neatekstra

By Dick Tan

 

Inspired by its own high end Ultimatum XL6 speaker system, Neat Acoustics’ recently-released Ekstra is a full-range three-way system that measures 1100 mm x 170mm x 250mm and weighs 18kg.

 

The tall, compact looking system actually comprises two sections – the main one which houses a 50mm ribbon tweeter and a 134mm bass/midrange unit, and a second lower section which has two 134mm bass drive units.

 

This lower section, which is essentially the bass enclosure, has one woofer mounted at the bottom, face down while the second woofer is mounted internally directly above the first unit in an Isobaric-style bass loading arrangement.… Read the full article

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KLIAVS 2019: Solid, compact power from REL

By | May 19th, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , |

Though compact for a super sub the REL HT/1508 Predator is immensely powerful.
Though compact for a super sub the REL HT/1508 Predator is immensely powerful.

 

 

By Dick Tan

 

One of the many latest subwoofers from REL, Britain’s foremost expert and producer of subwoofers, is the HT/1508 Predator, a design at home for both music and HT application but is best operated as a home theatre unit for optimum performance.

 

The largest of a three unit series the HT/1508 Predator features a 15 inch proprietary CarbonGlas woofer driven by a powerful 800-watt class D power amplifier that is capable of generating up to 1,200 watts of power at peak demands.… Read the full article

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KLIAVS 2019: Sound Fusion to have six rooms

By | May 14th, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , |

Starke Sound ECHO 5.1 series
Starke Sound ECHO 5.1 series

 

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

This year, AV specialist Sound Fusion from Kuching, Sarawak, will have six rooms.

 

According to the owner, Tan Chung Wei, only smaller AV systems will be set up as the rooms in the new venue, Hotel Vistana, are not that big.

 

“I will be using systems from the Starke Sound ECHO 5.1 and the Starke Sound Brio series,” he said.

 

These smaller systems, especially the ECHO series, are very suitable for smaller homes like apartments and condos.… Read the full article

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Samsung launches 98″ 8K QLED TV in Malaysia

By | May 8th, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , |

Sung Hwan Joo (left), Business Director of Consumer Electronics & Audio Visual Divisions, Samsung Malaysia Electronics and Jimmy Tan, Head of Consumer Electronics, Samsung Malaysia Electronics at the launch of Samsung's new QLED 8K TV.
Sung Hwan Joo (left), Business Director of Consumer Electronics & Audio Visual Divisions, Samsung Malaysia Electronics and Jimmy Tan, Head of Consumer Electronics, Samsung Malaysia Electronics at the launch of Samsung’s new QLED 8K TV.

 

Samsung Malaysia Electronics launched its 98” QLED 8K TV – its largest model so far – adding to its 2019 TV lineup today.

 

Those eager to see what the latest Samsung technology can offer in terms of sound and vision should head to Centre Court, Mid Valley Megamall in Kuala Lumpur from today till May 12 where Samsung will be holding an exhibition of its 2019 range of QLED TVs.… Read the full article

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Sound Fusion holds its first demo in KL

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

Tan Chung Wei hosting a demo session in Sound Fusion's HT Club in Plaza Arkadia, Desa Park City, Kuala Lumpur today.
Tan Chung Wei hosting a demo session in Sound Fusion’s HT Club in Plaza Arkadia, Desa Park City, Kuala Lumpur today.

 

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

Tan Chung Wei of Sound Fusion flew in from Kuching to host his company’s first demo at the HT Club in Plaza Arkadia, Desa Park City, Kuala Lumpur today.

 

Held from 2pm to 5pm, several home theatre enthusiasts turned up at the HT Club to view several movie clips with Tan giving explanations on the set-up, the sub-woofers and the calibration.… Read the full article

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A HT Club for home theatre fans

By | April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

soundfusion

 

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

Remember Tan Chung Wei, the owner of Sound Fusion in Kuching who turned the performance of home theatre up a few notches at last year’s Kuala Lumpur International AV Show at the Movee Space room?

 

He is back in town. Yes, he will be an exhibitor at this year’s edition of the Kuala Lumpur International Show, but that is another story. Today’s story is that he has opened a club where he can demo his calibration skills on top-class systems based on Starke and StormAudio components.… Read the full article

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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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