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KLIAVS 2019: Absolare integrated amplifier to make its debut

By | June 21st, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , |

The Absolare integrated amplifier looks stunning.
The Absolare integrated amplifier looks absolutely stunning.

 

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

James Chin, the owner of YL Audio, loves to keep audiophiles in a state of suspense. When I asked him recently what sound system he would be setting up for demo at the coming KL International AV Show, he replied that he will debut the Lawrence Audio Penguin speakers from Taiwan (see  http://av2day.com/2019/06/kliavs-2019-yl-audio-to-debut-lawrence-audio-speakers/

 

When I asked for more details, he replied: “Slowly the info will be released lah.”

 

Now he has released one more nugget of information.… Read the full article

KLIAVS 2019: YL Audio to debut Lawrence Audio speakers

By | June 15th, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , |

The Lawrence Audio Penguin speakers are shaped like penguins.
The Lawrence Audio Penguin speakers are shaped like penguins.

 

Surprise, surprise…James Chin of YL Audio will be bringing in speakers from Taiwan’s Lawrence Audio for next month’s KL International AV Show.

 

The model that will debut at the AV show is the Penguin from the company’s Bird Family.

 

The Penguin is the largest in the range, which is called Bird Family because the designs resemble birds.

 

The Penguin is a 3–way bass-reflex floorstander boasting a frequency response of 24Hz to 35K kHz.… Read the full article

KLIAVS 2019: A Mac by any other name

By | June 15th, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , |

The supposedly scaled down McIntosh XRT 1.1K is, by any standards, still a huge loudspeaker.
The supposedly scaled down McIntosh XRT 1.1K is, by any standards, still a huge loudspeaker.

 

By Dick Tan

 

Audio Perfectionist, the Malaysian distributor of the prestigious range of McIntosh audio systems will be fielding the recently-introduced XRT 1.1K speaker systems, among others, in their booth at the coming KL International AV Show 2019.

 

According to Kenny Lim of Audio Perfectionist, while visitors can expect to view the complete McIntosh range, the XRT 1.1K will be its main highlight.… Read the full article

KLIAVS 2019: Active ATC system in Hi-Way Laser’s room

By | June 11th, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , |

ATC SCM50 Classic active speaker
ATC SCM50ASL Classic active speaker

 

Last year, Kenny Sin of Hi-Way Laser was having lots of fun blasting rock music on his active ATC system.

 

Next month, you can expect more rockin’ and rollin’ in his room in Vistana Hotel.

This is an all-in-one CD player/DAC/preamp/headphone amp
This is an all-in-one CD player/DAC/preamp/headphone amp

 

He will be using the ATC CDA2 Mk 2 preamp/DAC coupled with a pair of ATC SCM50ASL Classic active speakers and the ATC SCM20ASL Pro Active speakers. The CDA2 Mk2 is an all-in-one component which comprises a CD player, DAC, headphone amp and preamp.… Read the full article

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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

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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

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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

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Great sound from Bluesound Node 2i

By | June 4th, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

 

By Venoth Nair

 

Bluesound has previously delivered a stellar lineup of network based home audio equipment that would amalgamate to form a complete musical eco-system. The ethos for this is applied simply by utilizing a simplified control scheme that’s centered more on app-based operation with the equipment purpose-built to shine according to what they are made for. The Node, as the name would imply, functions as a branch of communication which delivers the raw digital data in a communicable form to the typical Hi-Fi components it’s paired with or a pair of powered speakers if your system is simple like that.… Read the full article

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KLIAVS 2019: Dive into spinning vinyl with the Yellow Submarine turntable

By | May 28th, 2019|Categories: Av2day|Tags: , , , , , |

Project Audio's iconic Yellow Submarine Turntable is one of five Project Audio turntables that feature a Beatles theme.
Project Audio’s iconic Yellow Submarine Turntable is one of five Project Audio turntables that feature a Beatles theme.

 

By Dick Tan

 

Pro-ject Audio Systems, one of the most prolific modern manufacturer of turntables will be showing off a most unusual looking turntables at the coming Kuala Lumpur International AV Show 2019 with its The Beatles Yellow Submarine turntable.

 

Made in tribute to the 50th Anniversary of the famed Beatles movie which was first released to cinemas the world over in 1968, the Yellow Submarine Turntable is said to be available only in a limited number.… Read the full article

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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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