Article by Dick Tan

Designed to provide optimum performance in both 2 channels hi-fi and multichannel home theatre set-ups, the Victa Prime Series comprises three floorstanding models, one bookshelf model, one centre channel speaker and an active subwoofer

Article by Dick Tan Usher, founded in 1972 in Taiwan has carved itself a well earned reputation for making high performance speaker systems that looks good, sounds good and yet does not leave a huge dent in your bank account. Its founder and engineer -in-chief Lien-Shui Tsai, a committed and passionate audiophile holds a strong [...]

Article by Dick Tan

When optimally installed the Zero Mono cartridge, says Miyajima Labs, is able to reproduce a significantly higher level of clarity and focus from a monaural recording than any stereo cartridge is capable of achieving. Housed in a cartridge body made from solid African Blackwood the Zero Mono weighs about 11.8 grams and is recommended to be tracked at between 2.0 – 4.5 grams with 3.5 grams being optimal.

Oehlbach HDMI Cables

18 Apr 2015

Article by Dick Tan

Do different interconnects offer differing level of performance? Ask a hi-fi enthusiast and the answer would be a resounding yes – different interconnects and speaker cables do effect the overall sound quality of a hi-fi system.

By Lam Seng Fatt

 

I have always wanted to make an air isolation platform and had considered using the inner tube of a children’s bicycle tyre. I have also used bubble wrap to create a simple isolation platform, but I wanted something more effective.

 

However, I was not successful in my quest to find something affordable and practical. So I have used all sorts of isolation materials like felt, rubber, EVA foam, pumice blocks and even Hot/Cold gel packs for fever and muscle aches.

Article by Dick Tan

Founded in Vienna, Austria in 1989 by avid music lover and audiophile extraordinaire Peter Gansterer, Vienna Acoustics’ objective is to design and make a superb range of speakers that would live up to the musical heritage that the city is so famous for.

Article by WL Low

Audia & Acoustics Arts have mde a return to these shores courtesy of Centre Circle Audio

Article by WL Low

Just barely a month in to his position, Paul is making some moves to increase PMC’s local presence with the help of local distributor, AV Designs who arrange a get to know session between us journos and Paul, who is a veteran in the British Hi-Fi industry, having worked with several major electronics and speaker brands since the 1980′s.

Article by WL Low

2nd of April 2015 is a sad day, as Doug was lost in his personal health battle to Cancer. In his lifetime, Doug contribute to many, many recordings, mainly through his own modified or purpose built tube consoles

The Klipsch RP-250F

11 Apr 2015

Article by Venoth Nair

The Reference Premier series by Klipsch is the very latest range of high performance speakers made for the upper mid-range market. The RP-250F is the baby in this series, being the most compact of all the 3 floorstanding units in the range

By Lam Seng Fatt

The next company to enter the Streaming War is likely to be Apple which will turn Beats Music into its own music streaming platform. And the launch could be in June.

Already, Apple with the help of rapper Dr Dre and music mogul Jimmy Iovine are trying to lure hot artistes to sign up with their streaming music service. If you recall, Jimmy teamed with Dr Dre to found Beats Electronics in 2006. The company produced the hugely-popular and stylish Beats headphones and operated a music streaming service. Apple paid US$3 billion for their company in May last year.

The first to side with Apple is the top-seller Taylor Swift. If you recall, Taylor pulled out her songs from Spotify last year.

Article by Venoth Nair

Known for manufacturing amazing audio visual products, Pioneer Electronics has a knack for producing equipment of superb calibre at both ends of the price spectrum. As a representation of the very best of its technology and know-how, pioneer has decided to release the current flagship for its Blu-ray player range, the BDP LX-88.

Article by Venoth Nair

This is a true class leader as only Rega can deliver. Its performance has left me desiring for more with every listen, introducing more layers to an already complex rendition. If you’re looking for a pure no nonsense approach to listening to music and have the cash to spend, you must give this Rega an audition.