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Wynn Audio offers proof of concept “Golden Record” booth at the Interior Design Show in Toronto

By | January 16th, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Golden-Record

Now hear this.

It went out into space on September 5, 1977 and is now the farthest man-made object from our planet. I’m talking about the Voyager spacecraft, which is now in interstellar space, and contains something extremely unique not only in the annals of audiophile history, but in human history too. Affixed to the Voyager spacecraft, in an attempt to communicate with intelligent, extraterrestrial beings is the so-called Golden Record. Contained on this metal LP was as then-U.S. President Jimmy Carter said “… a present from a small, distant world, a token of our sounds, our science, our images, our music, our thoughts and our feelings.Read the full article

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TAVES 2017 Show Report – Part Two: Triangle Art, Angel City Audio, TEO Audio

By | December 10th, 2017|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The second of two reports from the Toronto Audio Video Entertainment Show by Richard Mak

Angel City Audio

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Angel City Audio

Angel City Audio’s room was one of the best sounding room at TAVES 2016.   This year they partnered up with Tom Vu of Triangle Art, and showcased a great sounding system with lots of bling (all prices in USD):

  • ACA Seraphim Prime Extreme Speakers $35,000
  • Triangle Art Master Reference Turntable $39,900
  • Triangle Art Concerto Turntable $4,990
  • Triangle Art Osiris Mk 2 12” Tonearm $6,800
  • Triangle Art Apollo MC Cartridge $8,000
  • Triangle Art Zeus MC Cartridge $4,000
  • Triangle Art Reference Tube Monoblocks $17,999
  • Triangle Art Reference Tube Pre-Amplifier $17,999
  • Triangle Art Reference Tube Phono $12,999
  • TEO Audio Reference 1m Interconnects $ 3,199
  • TEO Audio Reference 9ft Speaker Cables $44,000
ACA Triangle 2

Reference Tube Monoblocks.

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TAVES 2017 Show Report – Toronto Congress Center

By | November 18th, 2017|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Reports from the Toronto Audio Video Entertainment Show by Richard Mak

PART – I

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The Toronto Audio & Video Entertainment Show (TAVES),  which originally began at the King Edward Hotel in 2011, is by all account tremendously successful. Thanks to the efforts of Sauve Kajko (President, TAVES) and Simon Au (Vice-President, TAVES), Toronto has a firm position on the world map of high end audio as TAVES is currently the largest high-end audio show in Canada in size, number of exhibitors, as well as for attendees. Read the full article

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