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ATC SCM40A floorstanders: Is going active the best way?

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

Note the new tweeter in the ATC SCM40A.
Note the new tweeter used  in the ATC SCM40A.

 

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

I have heard ATC’s active speakers before in Hi-Way Laser’s showroom and at the KL International AV Shows, but I have never heard them in my house before.

 

Kenny Sin of Hi-Way Laser made arrangements to deliver a pair of ATC SCM40 Active speakers to my house more than a week ago. Along with them came two long (3 meters) Furutech power cords, two (also 3 meters) Cardas Golden Reference XLR interconnects and the matching ATC CA2 preamp.… Read the full article

Accuphase is a smooth operator

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

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

Another reviewer had bought the Accuphase E-470, so I ended up reviewing the lower model, the E-370 which is a 100-watter integrated amplifier.

 

Victor Pheh of Hi-Fi Creations Trading delivered the E-370 to my house and it took the two of us to carry it from the boot of his car. Accuphase products are heavy and very well made.

 

Press a button and the panel below the two meters will flip down slowly to reveal lots of buttons.… Read the full article

KEF LSX Wireless Music System

By | November 28th, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Popular Mini Monitor Reimagined

by Venoth Nair

 

KEF has enjoyed amazing success with its LS 50 mini monitors garnering rave review and numerous awards for its superior sound and slick good looks. The speaker has shown its ability to blend into any environment and integrates seamlessly with any kind of system delivering fantastic performance consistently. In light of its success KEF has since launched different variants of the mini monitor with either new aesthetics or upgraded internals to be applied in different applications.… Read the full article

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Perfect Hi-Fi Launches New Sonetto Sonus Faber Speaker Range in New Improved Showroom

By | November 28th, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , |

An Italian Job

by Dick Tan

Sonus Faber's new Sonetto range
Sonus Faber’s new Sonetto range

Perfect Hi-Fi, in conjunction with the recent official opening of its new showroom at the OIO Mall took the occasion to simultaneously launch its new Sonus Faber Sonetto range of speaker system.

 

The new 8 model strong Sonetto range, according to Andy Tan of Perfect Hi-Fi is the latest, perfect manifestation of Sonus Faber’s speaker technological innovations combined with the unmatched level of craftsmanship that the Italians are now famous for.… Read the full article

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Cabasse Murano Speakers Review

By | November 28th, 2018|Categories: Headfonics|Tags: , , , , |

Tonality9Matchability8Build Quality9.5Functionality8.5 8.8Score$3400 / P180,000CabasseCabasse PhilippinesMusic HavenThe Cabasse Murano speakers on review are on loan from MusicHaven. We returned it to them afterward and thank them for giving us this opportunity. To read more about speakers review on Headfonics you can click here. It is not every day that a pair of small loudspeakers catches […]

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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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On pragmatism and positivity

By | November 15th, 2018|Categories: DAR|Tags: , , , , , |

Ten thousand dollars. In the nineties, it would have bought us 500 new release CDs. Twenty years down the line, that same $10K would buy us 1000 CDs or 500 new release LPs. That’s generously assuming a $20 unit price for new release vinyl and $10 for silver discs. Used vinyl LPs are cheaper – yes – but only if your thirst for new music came to a halt during the decade that brought us Peter Gabriel’s So (1985), Joan Armatrading’s The Key (1983) or Billy Joel’s Storm Front (1989).… 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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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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