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Free Listening Event at AudioVision San Francisco

By | November 6th, 2018|Categories: Absolute Sound|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Free Listening Event at AudioVision San Francisco

The following is a press release issued by AudioVision San Francisco. November 6, 2018 – FREE LISTENING/LEARNING EVENT!! Thursday, November 15th, 2018, 7:30 -10pm: AudioVision San Francisco presents “Digital and Analog at its Best!”An evening event focusing on the Latest and Greatest from Chord Electronics, Power/Signal/Grounding Systems from Nordost Cables, Modern Danish HiFi Loudspeakers from Raidho and Scansonic and Amazing Turntables from SME. A seminar will be presented by representatives from each company. Refreshments will be served and a drawing will be held for some FREE goodies!… Read the full article

RMAF 2018 – Electronics $15k and Up

By | November 1st, 2018|Categories: Absolute Sound|Tags: , , , , , , |

RMAF 2018 – Electronics $15k and Up

Most Significant New Products VAC Statement 450i iQ integrated amplifier This new and state-of-the-art Statement 450i iQ integrated amp from Kevin Hayes of Valve Amplification Company (VAC) makes a statement indeed and epitomizes extreme audio. Standing—literally, as it’s a unique vertical design—nearly 4 feet tall and weighing in at 460 pounds, the VAC 450 iQ integrated is extremely striking, gorgeous-sounding, and not surprisingly, expensive at $150k. Essentially it combines the 450 S iQ power amp, the Statement Linestage, and the Statement Phonostage.… Read the full article

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VANA LTD Brings Handmade E.A.T Vacuum Tubes to North American Market

By | October 31st, 2018|Categories: Absolute Sound|Tags: , |

VANA LTD Brings Handmade E.A.T Vacuum Tubes to North American Market

Lake Grove, NY | October 31, 2018 – VANA, Ltd. (www.vanaltd.com), the North American distributor for fine audio products is now the North American distributor for European Audio Team’s (E.A.T) line of vacuum tubes made in the Czech Republic. E.A.T. is dedicated to hand making the finest 300B and KT88 tubes tested on custom made instruments to meet the highest standards. The E.A.T. KT88 DIAMOND Tube The optimum choice for amps new or old designed for KT-88 and 6550 tubes, E.A.T’s KT88 vacuum tube offers a maximum anode dissipation rating of 35 Watts.… Read the full article

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RMAF 2018 – Electronics Under $15k

By | October 29th, 2018|Categories: Absolute Sound|Tags: , , , , , |

RMAF 2018 – Electronics Under $15k

This was my first Rocky Mountain Audio Fest in three years, as well as my first gander at the venerable Marriott Denver Tech Center following its much-needed facelift. Ironically, as it turns out, even a multi-million-dollar renovation couldn’t hold on to RMAF. Next year, the show is off to a sparkling new venue at the Gaylord Rockies Resort in nearby Aurora, CO. Now this place not only looks spectacular but word has it that sonically the rooms easily surpass those at the old DTC (which doesn’t set an especially high bar, I’m afraid).… Read the full article

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Ayon Audio Unveils Triton III Amplifier

By | October 26th, 2018|Categories: Absolute Sound|Tags: , |

Ayon Audio Unveils Triton III Amplifier

The following is a press release issued by Ayon Audio. Austria | October 26, 2018 – Ayon Audio, the award winning Austrian vacuum tube manufacturer unveils the New Ayon Audio Triton III GEN 4. Pure Class A operation integrated and stereo amplifier. Operation in Pentode & Triode mode that delivers a Pure Class A signal, no signal loss at any demand. Intelligent auto-bias and tube protection system. Alerts when a vacuum tube is misbehaving & needs replacement. The cool running, no hassle amplifier.… Read the full article

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Listening Event at Paragon Sight & Sound

By | October 19th, 2018|Categories: Absolute Sound|Tags: , , , , , |

Listening Event at Paragon Sight & Sound

The following announcement is based on press information provided by Paragon Sight & Sound. Join the team at Paragon Sight & Sound in Ann Arbor, MI, along with special guests from Clearaudio, Rogers High Fidelity, and Doshi Audio for a night dedicated to analog music on Thursday, October 25thfrom 6–10 p.m. Featuring the incomparable Clearaudio Statement V2 turntable, the evening’s program will also include additional Clearaudio turntables, tube electronics by Rogers High Fidelity, and the Doshi Audio V3 Series of electronics.… Read the full article

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Soundings RMAF Open House

By | October 1st, 2018|Categories: Absolute Sound|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Soundings RMAF Open House

The following is a press release issued by Sounding Fine Audio Video. October 1, 2018 – Soundings Fine Audio Video is having an RMAF Open House Friday October 5th at 6pm. There will be drinks and hor d'ourves from Great Northern as well as demos going on throughout the evening. Rich Maes from Boulder Amplifiers, Terry Medalen, Jon Derda and Norbert Schemed from MoFi with Primare, Isotek and Dr. Feickert. Bob Graham with Graham Engineering and TechDas will be on hand to answer questions throughout the evening.… Read the full article

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Sonus faber Sonetto Loudspeaker Event in Kansas City, Part Two

By | August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Absolute Sound|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Sonus faber Sonetto Loudspeaker Event in Kansas City, Part Two

Note: This is Part Two of this Sonus faber listening event coverage. Read Part One here. New Sonetto Loudspeakers Demo'd at the 1900 Building The celebration of the new Sonus faber Sonetto loudspeaker collection is noteworthy news for a few reasons, the first of which is fiscal. The eight Sonetto loudspeakers can be purchased for surprisingly less than princely sums (starting at about a grand), especially in comparison to the company’s other high-end speakers, whose prices extend well into the five-figure range (and beyond).… Read the full article

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Zanden Audio Dealer Event in the Chicago Area

By | July 26th, 2018|Categories: Absolute Sound|Tags: , , , , |

Zanden Audio Dealer Event in the Chicago Area

The following is a press release issued by Zanden Audio. July 26, 2018 – On Saturday, August 18th, 2018, Zanden Audio will hold a dealer event in the Chicago area. Their North American distributor, Eric Pheils, will visit Audio Consultants Evanston and demonstrate a wide range of products. He will show attendees how to incrementally improve the sound of their stereo systems, starting with Zanden’s affordable accessories and working all the way up to their award winning electronics. At each step attendees will hear a clear improvement in sound quality.… Read the full article

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NoHo Sound Open House in NYC on July 19

By | July 12th, 2018|Categories: Absolute Sound|Tags: , , , , |

NoHo Sound Open House in NYC on July 19

The following announcement is based on press information provided by NoHo Sound. Manhattan specialty audio retailer NoHo Sound will be hosting an open house on Thursday, July 19th from noon to 8p.m. Special guests Jonathan Derda and Ben Newhall from MoFi Distribution will be on hand to demonstrate the following TAD Labs components: – TAD Micro-Evolution One (aka TAD ME1) loudspeakers (A winner of The Absolute Sound’s Golden Ear Award in 2017) – TAD Compact-Evolution One loudspeakers – TAD D1000mkII DAC/SACD Player All in conjunction with McIntosh Labs electronics.… Read the full article

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