Totem's new Shaman loudspeaker ($10,995, add
$1,000 for Maple finish) is a large five-way floorstanding unit capable of
producing frequencies as low as 16 Hz and upwards to 22 kHz! The large and in
charge units were producing some amazing sounds!
The above Gyroscope is made in Germany and helps to calibrate
your turntable's speed. Works with 33 1/3 (top lights) or 45 rpm (lower
Classic Records are now offering their high quality remasters
of Carol King Tapestry, Wilie Nelson Stardust and the
audiophile fave Casino Royale and Living Stereo LSC 2314 Heifitz/Munch.
Seen here are the VMPS FF-1 Special Ribbon Edition. $10,000/pr with electronic
Audio Fusion's new loudspeaker system, the Volare, is a very unique designed incorporating their
"OVOLO" driver. This driver incorporates it's own enclosure, providing a continuously changing curvature that
is claimed to minimize reflections and distortion. The Volare uses a 1" aluminum
dome tweeter, carbon fibre 5" midrange and 8" carbon fibre woofer. Projected retail
pricing should be around $20,000.
Von Schweikert Audio VR-7 ($15,000 pair, pictured left) are a 52" tall
floorstanding units with five drivers. The frequency response is claimed as 25
Hz to 25 kHz +-3db . The VR-7 uses a Scanspeak Revolator 1" tweeter, 6.5" Audax Aerogel midrange driver and two 8.5" Seas magnesium cone woofers.
A rear firing 1" ambience tweeter with control/volume adjustment is also
included. Sensitivity is 91 db/w/m @ 6 ohms. The VR-7 also features "control directivity"
according to Albert Von Schweikert and a combination of 1st and 4th order crossovers.
The smaller VR-5 ($5,950 in standard finish and seen here in their exotic
Ribbon Maple finish which adds about $1,500) is 41" tall. This is a four-way system with
five drivers. With the same basic design as the VR-7, the VR-5 uses two 6.5" Seas aluminum
cone woofers, 5.5" Audax Aerogel midrange and 1" Excel unit tweeter. A 1" rear firing adjustable ambience driver is also