Friday, October 22, 2010

HCC Imagine home theater review

"If you're in the market for a new surround system, I'd definitely advise heading to your dealer for a demo of these classy Canadian cabinets"

Loudspeakers are funny things and the folks who design them a rare breed of cat. While the electronics designer is a technical bod and the cable designer an abstruse alchemist, your speaker-maker is a driven passionate soul who is making speakers not because he has 'identified a market' but because he has to – he can't not. PSB is a classic example of that drive.

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Friday, October 15, 2010

M2 Direct Digital Amplifier: Ruthless and stunning!

M2 Direct Digital Amplifier: Ruthless and stunning!


In its special collector's edition Yearbook 2010, Hi-Fi News magazine hails our M2 Direct Digital Amplifier as "A revelation in almost every audio respect... sets new standards at the price... it is as ruthless as it is stunning." This roundup to the year's most impressive products also bestows the M2 with a Hi-Fi News Editor's Choice honour.


To download the Yearbook review, click here
To read the full M2 review from May 2010, click here

Thursday, October 7, 2010

PSB Introduces New NAD-powered SubSeries 300


PICKERING, ON, October 5th, 2010 - Leading Canadian manufacturer, PSB Speakers, globally renowned for its design and production of loudspeakers, introduces a new subwoofer featuring a customised power amplifier designed by sister company, NAD Electronics. NAD has won worldwide acclaim for its high performance amplifiers, and the SubSeries 300 is the first in a new line of subwoofer designs to be powered by NAD's sophisticated, high efficiency amplifier. The SubSeries 300 also features trickle-down technology from PSB's award-winning SubSeries 500 flagship, including the company's exclusive "smart bass" limiting circuitry. As a result, the SubSeries 300 offers a winning combination of power, high impact bass, and musicality.

Key Features of the SubSeries 300:

  • Powerful NAD Class D discrete MOSFET amplifier
  • Capable of 850W of peak dynamic power, 300 Wrms continuous power, and 425 Wrms dynamic power at <0.08% THD
  • 90% efficient output stage results in higher power with less energy
  • Ultra-low, energy saving <0.5W standby power consumption
  • FEA and Klippel optimized woofer reduces harmonic distortion
  • High power handling 50mm voice coil to minimize thermal compression
  • Massive 50oz magnet for greater woofer sensitivity and damping
  • Easily accessible front mounted control and convenient bi-colour status indicator
  • Stereo Low Level and LFE input and outputs for simple connection to source equipment
More information on SubSeries 300 and features

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Elac BS243 Review From Hi-Fi World UK

Verdict
Smooth and svelte yet punchy and engaging, this is an exceptional pair of mid-price standmounters.

For
  • sparkling treble
  • lucid midband
  • overall transparency
  • smooth yet punchy bass

Against
  • careful amp matching

Friday, October 1, 2010

Open Box Clearance | Bangsar

QED Silver Anniversary XT Speaker Cable with Airloc banana jack | 3.0 meter | Condition: 9/10 | RM400 | Contact: 012-377 7175 | Location: Bangsar



Aaron CC-120 Center Speaker | Made in Australia | Condition: 7/10 | RM450 | Contact: David 016-628 9230 | Location: Bangsar