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NEW! LINDEMANN MUSICBOOK 25:DSD
The much awaited musicbook 25:DSD has arrived and is ready for your audition.

This new version packs a bunch of new features (hardware upgrade) and that’s why upgrading from the original version can only be done in Germany. Putting DSD playback and upsampling aside, most importantly, the sound improvement is VERY startling.  The various up-sampling options are highly effective and make meaningful differences.    

[Click here] to read the musicbook 55 and musicbook 25 combo review by HiFi+.

AUDES MAESTRO SERIES
Audes Maestro 106 small
Happy to inform you that our new showroom now has all the 3 models of AUDES Maestro series available for audition – 106 (bookshelf), 116 (2-way floorstander) and 146 (3-way floorstander).

Like all AUDES speakers, the Maestro series are fully handcrafted in Estonia, a speaker specialist with some 80 years of history. The Maestro range is easy to drive, space friendly, good looking (esp. in luxurious Alpi Macassar finish) and most important of all, sounding beyond its asking price.

If you are looking for a pair of speakers in the $2000 to $5000 range, don’t forget to listen to the AUDES Maestro range.

PLiXiR POWER PRODUCTS
Plixir Elite BAC 400We are happy to announce our dealership of Sound Affairs’ PLiXiR range of power supplies and conditioners.

Many turntable users have experienced and benefited from PLiXiR Balanced DC power supply for their DC turntables – Concept, Performance DC, Funk’s LSD, Pro-ject etc. Sound Affairs recently launched the Elite range to further push DC turntables performance even higher. Also in the Elite series are the BAC power conditioners for source and also high-current applications.

 

ROGUE AUDIO HERA II REVIEW
Rogue Audio Hera II smallMatt, a user of Hera II penned his thoughts of his happy purchase in PSV Sound magazine (Chinese) issue 97.

[Click here] to read review in PDF.

2015 MOST WANTED COMPONENTS
Stereotimes AwardAnnual list of the Most Wanted Components of 2015 by Stereotimes is out.

Among the many good gears awarded, Charisma Audio MC-2 cartridge appears for the first time and seasoned winner Rogue Audio was recognised for the ST-100 model tube amplifier. Should the MC-2 picture from Stereotimes’ website looked somewhat familiar, it is because it came from our website.

[Click here] to read the summary list of winners

TAS PRODUCT OF THE YEAR 2015

Rogue Audio RP-5 smallUltra Audio did an extensive review of Rogue’s latest pre-amp describing and assessing each feature. Rogue Audio has a philosophy to design any amplifier that they themselves would buy. The author concludes that the RP-5 is one that he would happily do so too.

TAS POY 2015 small[Click here] to open Ultra Audio’s review
[Click here] to open The Absolute Sound‘s review

 

THALES GRAND PRIX AWARD

Stereo Sound Grand Prix 2015Thales newest TTT-Slim with Thales Easy tonearm combo has been honoured with the prestigious Grand Prix award of STEREO SOUND (Japan).

 

 

 

9TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
9th-anniversary-smallWe celebrated our 9th anniversary in a big way on 13th August 2016. This is also the day we begin our new milestone as we commenced business in a new, much bigger retail space at The Adelphi.

We would like to thank all our customers, friends, our families and especially to those who helped us, guided us (behind the scene). We certainly wouldn’t have done it without you. [Click here] for more pictures.

AUDIOPHILEBASE HI-FI RACKS
AudiophileBase Betabase smallWe now have the BetaBase, StarBase and QuattraBase hi-fi racks installed in our new showroom. So what do you expect to hear from these new anti-vibration racks? Most obvious of all is improvement in image solidity and a blacker background. One bonus you may even find is that you need less of those (pricey) isolation feets.

High-end individual vibration control supporting platforms for sub-woofers, mono-block amps etc are also available.

[Click here] for their official website.

NESSIE VINYLMASTER 7″ KIT

Draabe Nessie 7 inch adaptor smallNessie Vinylmaster 7″ kit is specially designed for users to clean their precious 7″ singles.

This kit includes a right-sized record weight that fully covers the 7″ label; 7″ record mat; a solution dispenser for manual application of Nessie Vinylin; a wet brush and a wet suction tube that is tailored for 7″ length.

Do note that the Nessie Vinylmaster’s automatic solution dispensing function should not be used for 7″ cleaning.

MANGER P1 REVIEW
Manger MSSp1 smallThe Manger P1 passive floor-standers scores another impressive review from a new review (see last para).

So what are the factors would you would consider Manger? In our experience with this speaker, if you
– desire a large sweet spot. An open, spacious sound
– have limited listening space
– love your music accurate, natural, non-fatigue
– do not need the lowest octaves or thunderous volume

Click here for [Manger P1 review] from The-Ear

EMT STUDIOTECHNIK
EMT S75 smallEMT Studiotechnik from Germany is a highly reputed analogue only manufacturer with over 75 years of history.

Visit us to listen to the JSD S75 on Thales TTT-Compact turntable. Also, checkout the JSD 5 review by Dagogo webzine [here].

STUDIO CONNECTIONS REVIEW

hi-fi-plus-august-2015Over the last few months titles such as What Hi-Fi, BBC Music, Home Cinema Choice, SVI, Inside CI and Hi-Fi+ have all written about Studio Connections.

BBC Music magazine said, ‘…a significant improvement in audio quality. If the dream is to capture the essence of a live performance, the Platinum interconnects certainly took me a step closer to achieving that goal…’

Herein is the in-depth article by Hi-Fi+ (UK) published in the August issue.
[Click here] to read the PDF.

 

 

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