EMT CARTRIDGES BY HIFICTION AG
HiFiction AG (Switzeland) has taken over all EMT cartridge business including development, production, repair service and international sales.
HiFiction AG belongs to the same people that brought us the world class Thales turntables, tonearms and accessories. Following this announcement, EMT has released two new entry-level cartridges – stereo (HSD 006) and mono (HMD 025).
NEW: NESSIE VINYLCLEANER PRO
Coming to our showroom soon is the latest creation from Nessie, the Vinylcleaner Pro. This step-up version from Vinylcleaner adds a new cleaning brush arm so you no longer needs to hold the brush manually. However, application of LP solution is still done manually. With this new addition, Nessie now has 3 models for you to choose from – Vinylcleaner, Vinylcleaner Pro and Vinylmaster.
Good news to our Malaysia customers. We now offer free shipping to your Malaysia address for purchase of any Nessie model.
NEW: BLACK STAR POWERCORD
Studio Connections (UK) completes its high-end Black Star range with the release of Black Star power cables. The Black Star cable range has been developed to work a system at its optimum in order to get audio at its best; and getting the power cabling and distribution right that has been right at the heart of this.
This power cord may look ordinary but if you care for performance above audio jewelry, the Black Star power cord could be a game changer to your power needs. Audition one today!
NEW: MANGER P2
Also just launched at the Munich High End Show 2018, Manger P2 is a step-up from the multiple award winning P1 design.
The P2 opens up a new horizon in sound. It now goes deeper (30Hz) with the addition of 2 passive radiator woofers (at the back of the speakers) and is also more load friendly (8 Ohm 89dB). Coupled these improvements to the already solid framework centered on the Manger Sound Transducer, the P2 continues the Manger tradition of time correct and faithful audio reproduction.
PLiXiR AWARDED OVERSEAS
PLiXiR Elite BAC 1500 Balanced AC Power Conditioner have just received Recommended Product, 2018 for the Power Conditioner Category for 2018 by Hong Kong HIFI Review Magazine!
PLiXiR Balanced AC power conditoners were also awarded Best of 2018 in Germany’s LP Magazine.
ORIGIN LIVE ACCESSORIES
Origin Live (UK) has always been known for its down-to-earth creation of brilliant (alternate) solutions for the audiophile masses. Besides the well established range of Origin Live’s very own turntables and tonearms, their analogue accessories like turntable mat, bearing oil, flat belts etc are also highly effective, innovative, well thought (never me-too) yet affordable solutions.
[Click here] for Stereotimes review of the Platter Glide Bearing Oil and Upgrade Drive Belt.
NEW: E.A.T JO No 5 MC CARTRIDGE
E.A.T now has its very own cartridge named JO No.5. It has its own unique mint colour with a Nude Fine Line Stylus. Body and Stylus guard are made of Polyamide and using selective laser sintering manufacturing process for the body and stylus guard.
Frequency Response: 20 – 20,000 Hz
Output Voltage: 0.3mV
Tracking Force Range: 2.1-2.5g
Recomm Tracking Force: 2.3g
Recomm Load Resistance: >20 Ohms
NEW: LINDEMANN LIMETREE SERIES
In the 25th Anniversary of Lindemann Audiotechnik, a new series of small footprint, affordable and yet high performing devices called Limetree would be released. First to come is the Limetree PHONO, a MC/MM capable phonostage that wow us in the recently concluded Munich Show. The next in line is Limetree HEADPHONE which should reach us in due course.
Also announced are the roon ready Limetree USB-DAC, BRDIGE and NETWORK models.
Congratulations to Bergmann Audio for winning yet another accolade for its innovative and very high performing products. This time, the award comes from Analog (a highly respected audio magazine from Japan) for the Galder turntable and the Odin tonearm.
Positive-Feedback also visited the house of Bergmann factory in Denmark and the detail article can be found in [this link].
THALES YEAR-END AWARDS
Thales turntables and tonearms received all round recognition from audio webzines for their outstanding performances. Need no hype, no gold badge or no oil-rig size equipment but proven, Swiss craftsmanship and engineering to design/build world-class products
Below are the 3 separate links which you may click to read the review in full:
EAT E-GLO S TUBE PHONO
EAT E-Glo S FET/tube hybrid phono pre-amp is our newest addition to our showroom and offers customers who desire the best of tube and solid state design with an array of highly flexible, on-the-fly – subsonic, load, capacitance and impedance adjustments.
Available in either high-gloss Makassar wood or piano black side panels, this handsome, slim package packs a punch in its sound. The E-Glo S is very quiet (as quiet as it gets), plays smoothly but with crispy character that would please vinyl fans who demand true, natural playback.
AUDES MAESTRO 146 REVIEW
STEREO magazine of Germany did a shootout of several speakers in similar price range. Namely Canto, T+A, Elac and AUDES 146.
AUDES Maestro is AUDES line of high performing yet affordable speakers range. Model 146, although a 3-way floorstander is high in efficiency and easy to place too.
[Click here] to for full article (German).