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1948 Hi-Fi Items For Dealers And Servicemen

By | March 7th, 2019|Categories: ItisHifi - Vintage|Tags: |

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PMC Fact Fenestria

By | January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Fenestria – A Statement of Fact

Article by Venoth Nair

 

I have always been a big fan of PMC speakers. The British brand has produced some of the most memorable monitor speakers, both for the professional as well as the home consumers. Harkening back to the old IB Series and now to the new twenty25 series speakers the brand has been known to always deliver excellent performance in a clean and simple package. So when I was given the chance to have an intimate listening session with PMC’s latest feat, the Fact Fenestria at AV Designs showroom, I jumped at it.… Read the full article

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Neat Acoustics Iota Alpha Speaker System

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

A Neat Little Package

by Dick Tan
Neat Acoustics Iota Alpha seen here in its maple livery
Neat Acoustics Iota Alpha seen here in its maple livery

The Neat Acoustics loudspeaker company was founded in 1989 in the U.K. by self-trained musician Bob Surgeoner. And it is this passion for music that has provided Surgeoner with the design foresight to create the Neat Acoustics range of Speakers.

 

Today the company produces a fairly varied range of speaker systems that are renowned for their ability to produce a soundstage that is far larger than its actual cabinet size would lead one to believe.… 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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Dali Oberon 5 Speaker System

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

More for Less

by Dick Tan
The Oberon 5 seen here in its white oak livery
The Oberon 5 seen here in its white oak livery

DALI’s recently launched Oberon Speaker Series, a six model, mid budget range is said to be the company’s first affordable speaker range to feature its patented SMC technology.

 

According to DALI, its SMC technology has until now been used only in its high-end speaker range and is designed to effectively minimise negative effects generated by the Iron pole piece of a drive unit magnet.… Read the full article

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STS Recordings Audiophile CD

By | October 9th, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Audiophile Classics

by Dick Tan
An STS Recordings Audiophile CD. Also available in LPs and even Open Reel format
An STS Recordings Audiophile CD. Also available in LPs and even Open Reel format

STS Recordings, a subsidiary of STS Digital, a Netherlands based digital recording specialist records and produces a varied range of audiophile CDs, LPs and even Open Reel programme source for audiophiles and the hi-fi industry.

 

According to Fritz De With, the founder of STS Digital the goal of STS Recordings is to produce top quality audiophile CDs and LPs with a popular music and songs with their original dynamics, clarity and ambience absolutely intact.… Read the full article

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Elac Debut 2.0 B6.2 Bookshelf Speakers

By | September 21st, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

A Brand New Debut

by Venoth Nair

 

The first iteration of Elac’s Debut series shook the foundations of what can be achieved with a budget speaker range. The original lineup of speakers was able to realize superlative levels of performance from a modest price allowing it to compete with speakers which are much more costly. What stands out with the series is the focus on maximizing what can be attained with the set limitations and this was something done superbly with the original Debut series.… Read the full article

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Klipsch RP-8000F Speaker System

By | September 21st, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

A Horny Issue

by Dick Tan
Klipsch’s horn loaded RP-8000F is easy to drive yet powerful enough to match the most powerful amplifier
Klipsch’s horn loaded RP-8000F is easy to drive yet powerful enough to match the most powerful amplifier

First introduced at the KL International AV Show 2018 and now available at all authorised Klipsch dealers the new Klipsch Reference Premiere speaker systems comprises a range that include floor standers, compact stand mount main speakers, centre channel models, surround speakers and subwoofers.

 

Flagship of the range is the RP-8000F, a large 110 x 10.9 x 17.6cm MDF enclosure floor stander that houses two 8″ Ceramettalic Cone Woofers and a 1″ Titanium LTS Vented tweeter positioned behind a hybrid Cross Section Tractrix Horn.… Read the full article

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Dali E9F Subwoofer

By | September 21st, 2018|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Inch Difference

by Dick Tan
DALI’s E9F unusual 9" woofer may just offer the low bass extension you are looking for
DALI’s E9F unusual 9″ woofer may just offer the low bass extension you are looking for

If you have been dabbling long enough in your AV hobby you would have come to realise that stand-alone subwoofers usually come in sizes of 8″, 10″ and 12″. It tends to get bigger (15″,16” and even bigger) as one goes up the performance scale where the usually high price keeps them out of the general affordability level of most audiophiles and home theatre buffs on a budget.… Read the full article

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High Fidelity and the Jaguar E-Type: Time machines at heart

By | January 30th, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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1973 Jaguar XK-E V12.

This is an article that first appeared in our new online PDF, downloadable magazine The Occasional last fall in it’s inaugural edition. We’ll be rolling out articles from it over the next week in anticipation of our upcoming second issue which is scheduled for publication February 3rd. We hope you enjoy this new, exclusive content, and that you’ll check out the Winter Edition of The Occasional when it drops 140 pages of fresh high fidelity reviews, audiophile gear highlights, lifestyle stories, and editorial  opinion.… Read the full article

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