After Show Fast Facts on New Goodies
Audioshpere Technologies Corp. were showing an improved version of
the very popular DQ10. Frequency response is claimed as being from 14 Hz to 30
Boston Acoustics new VR965 Lynnfield floorstanding
loudspeaker includes an integrated 80-watt self-powered subwoofer. This 3-Way, 3-driver system
employs an 8inch "DCD" woofer, 4.5" midrange and 1" aluminum dome.
Boston Acoustic's BassTrac™ assures clean bass at all levels.
The Boston PowerVent PV1000 High Output Powered Subwoofer uses
a 10" dynamic cone driver with die-cast frame and RadialVent™ cooling.
A very generous 1000 watt amplifier with BassTrac™ is among the largest
amplifiers available in any self-powered subwoofer. A built-in 50 Hz to 150 Hz
variable electronic crossover plus crossover bypass input are included for
The genious' at B&W are at it again with their new The
Nautilus™ HTM1. The HTM1 is a center channel loudspeaker designed for home
As first seen on the Enjoy the Music.com™
News Page, the B&W LM 1 Leisure monitor offers a very compact size for
ease of placement while also offering visual beauty via various exterior
B&W's WP1 Weatherproof Monitor is a very flexible unit
capable of both indoor and outdoor use. The WP1 employs a computer-optimized,
vented-enclosure design to deliver both extended bass yet still providing
excellent sensitivity without leaving any opening to moisture or those pesky
Harman Kardon's CDR 2 audio CD-R/CD-RW recorder is the first
to offer 4x-speed CD-R and CD-RW recording capability in a convenient two tray
The Infinity Intermezzo 1.2s is a high-performance 1000 watt
subwoofer utilizing Infinity's Ceramic Metal Matrix Diaphragm™ driver
technology and Room Adaptive Bass Optimization System to deliver exceptional
The Infinity Intermezzo 4.1t is a high-performance visually
attractive floorstanding loudspeaker system. Like the Intermezzo 1.2s above,
it also employs their Ceramic Metal Matrix Diaphragm™ driver technology for
exceptional sonic and reproduction and Infinity's Room Adaptive Bass
Optimization System to deliver top quality bass performance.
For those looking for a smaller loudspeaker using the same
technology as the other two new Infinity loudspeakers, the new Infinity
Intermezzo 2.6 is a small compact self-powered loudspeaker system for home
theater and home stereo enjoyment. It also employs the Ceramic Metal Matrix
Diaphragm driver technology and Room Adaptive Bass Optimization System.
JBL's S412P loudspeaker is their new flagship within the JBL
Studio Series. It incorporates a self-powered woofer onboard to reproduce
movie soundtracks and music. This also helps to provide an easy-to-drive load
to outboard middle and upper frequency amplifier(s).
The JBL Studio Series S38 is a compact three-way horizontal
mirror-image mid/nearfield monitor modeled after JBL's professional studio
JJ Electronic's new JJ 322 stereo single-ended tube mono block
amplifier offers pure "Class A" output via a pair of 300B tubes in
JVC's new XL-R5000BK is a very first of it's kind three CD
changer to use a tray and include a 2x Speed CD-R/RW dubbing deck! The CD
pitch control allows club type mixes too. In also includes a daily/once
play/rec timer for recording onto CD at a later time.
The Klipsch Reference Series RP-5, as first reviewed anywhere
in the world on the Enjoy the Music.com Review
Magazine, is a self-powered subwoofer equipped floorstanding loudspeaker.
Their horn-loaded tweeter is claimed to provide for extremely clear and
detailed imaging and to make familiar lyrics more intelligible.
The Lexicon MC1 is a high performance audio processor, D/A
converter, broadcast quality video switcher and dual zone controller. It
utilizes Lexicon's proprietary processing including Logic7 and professional
reverb programs to simulate various acoustic environments.
The Linn Klimax 500 Solo Power Amplifier, as first seen
anywhere in the world on our Hi-Fi '99 Show report,
uses Linn's patented "silent power™" circuitry.
Martin Logan were showing their Scenario hybrid loudspeaker.
This is their most compact, affordable, freestanding full-range electrostatic
hybrid loudspeaker Martin Logan offers.
Martin Logan's Prodigy is their "reference level"
electrostatic hybrid speaker intended for use in the accurate re-creation of
original recorded audio in stereo, multi-channel music or theater home
The Marantz Reference Series DR-17 CD Recorder is a
state-of-the-art home audio CD-R/CD-RW recorder designed to provide the
"ultimate" digital audio performance with very flexible CD recording
McCormack Audio were showing their all new stereo amplifier
for home music and theater systems. Using their "DNA" design
approach, along with meticulous hand assembly and premium-quality parts,
provides their new amplifier with excellent sound quality, reliability, and
long product life.
The M&K S-150P THX is a THX Ultra monitor that provides
the enormous audible benefits of active bi-amplification in a compact package
with a total amplifier capability of over 180 watts.
Monster Power® Home Theatre Automatic Voltage Stabilizer
AVS2000 is designed to, under any condition, deliver consistent stable power
to all connected home audio/video equipment.
The new MSB Multi-Channel Audio Titan incorporates three MSB
products into one high-end unit. The Multiple Digital Processor (MDP3x), the
Multiple Volume Control (MVC) and the Link DAC. With the MDP3x automatically
decoding Dolby Digital, DTS, and ProLogic formats, and the MVC providing
automatic level setting for up to eight analog inputs, the Link DAC takes it
one step beyond. The MDP3x features MSB's exclusive triple digital outputs to
connect it to up to three Link DACs. Starting with one Link DAC for the front
channel D/A, the system allows for flexibility depending on the customers
budget and high-end audio demands with easy upgrade ability. It is a fully
capable 24-bit/96kHz processing system and is rack mountable.
Technics DVD-A10 as first seen anywhere on the internet within
our Milan '99 show report, is the world’s first
DVD-Audio player. Offering enhanced fidelity and multi-channel sound, it plays
DVD-Audio, DVD-Video and conventional CDs. Please se our Milan Show coverage
to learn more about this unit.
Home CD recording has now come to very small shelf stereo systems! Including multi-CD compilations and voice recording, the new Philips
FW-R8 includes a CD Recordable unit within a small shelf/desktop Hi-Fi system!
Sennheiser was showing many new headphones at the show. The
RS30 and RS40 are hi-fi stereo, Open-Aire™, 900 MHz RF wireless headphone
system. The RS60 is a 900 MHz Surround Sound RF wireless headphone system
combining Sennheiser's trademark sound with a trend-setting, ergonomic design.
The system incorporates a state-of-the-art SRS surround sound processor and a
special input filter for eliminating transmission interference. Meanwhile
their new RS80 is also a 900 MHz RF wireless headphone system yet
incorporates a proprietary HiDyn plus noise reduction technology.
Sharp's new 1-Bit Amplifier called the SM-SX100 uses the 7th
order of the Delta Sigma modulation coding technology. This high Fidelity
power amplifier is capable of sampling frequency at 64fs (2.8224 MHz = 44.1kHz
64). This offers a claimed playback range up to 100kHz and the dynamic range
The Sherwood Newcastle V-756 DVD player offers advanced video
capability along with built-in audio decoding for Dolby Digital, DTS, MPEG-2, Meridian
Lossless Packet (MLP), Circle Surround, and 6.1 channel extended surround.
This impressive audio decoding capability can even be used with external
sources. That's right, MLP too!
The THIEL PCS loudspeaker is a compact high performance
three-way loudspeaker system designed for ease of use within very compact
quarters. Its phase coherent and distortion reducing engineering features are
claimed to provide "exceptionally realistic sound reproduction in home
video and music sound systems". The PCS can be placed on bedroom
dressers, office credenzas, or shelves. Basically anywhere high performance
sound is desired but where space is a factor.