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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

KLIAVS 2018: Outstanding debuts by two new kids on the block

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

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

This year’s KLIAVS will be remembered for really outstanding debuts by two new companies — one that deals with high-end hi-fi and the other with high-end AV.

 

Before the show, some audiophiles were already commenting that if YL Audio’s RM2 million sound system fails to impress, the owner James Chin would be in deep trouble struggling to get out of the huge heap of criticism. However, after the show there were lots of audiophiles praising YL Audio for delivering the goods.… Read the full article

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KLIAVS 2018: YL Audio makes grand debut with RM2mil system

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

Kronos Total Analogue Solution
Kronos Total Analogue Solution

 

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

James Chin of YL Audio sure knows how to grab the headlines. His company is making its debut at this weekend’s Kuala Lumpur International AV Show and he knows it has to be impressive to make a mark in the market.

 

So he is assembling a no-holds-barred system worth US$510,000 or RM2.06 million.

 

James Chin, the owner of YL Audio
James Chin, the owner of YL Audio, sure knows how to make an impactful debut

 

 

His system will comprise the Kronos Analogue Solution (worth US$122,000), Absolare pre and power monoblock amplifiers (US$136,000), Skogrand and Echole cables (US$192,000) and Sonus Faber Lilium speakers (US$60,000).… Read the full article

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KLIAVS 2018: YL Audio makes its debut

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

James Chin, the owner of YL Audio
James Chin, the owner of YL Audio

 

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

For the past few months, many Malaysian audiophiles have been asking these questions on social media: “Never heard of YL Audio before, is it a new company? Who is behind YL Audio?”

 

The answers are: Yes, it is a new hi-fi company, the newest in town in fact. And the person behind YL Audio is James Chin.

 

Many audiophiles may not have heard of James Chin, but I am sure most would have heard the speakers that he designed — the Ocean Five speakers, the huge blue four-box system that featured in the Kuala Lumpur International AV Shows in 2015 and 2016 in the Hi-Fi Creations rooms.… Read the full article

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