Chesky Records, who release music on both DVD-Audio and SACD high-resolution formats, are having a free concert tonight featuring The Persuasions! Music rules!
Harold Morishita of STAX headphone was showing their new 4070 closed back electrostatic headphones
($2,650, seen below).
Todd Garfinkle of MA Recordings, Inc.
AIX Records is making available DVD-Audio/Video music. These are original
recordings specially captured for the high-resolution digital format.
Hi-Res Music's David Schwartz takes two-channel recordings and reissues
them in two-channel DVD-Audio purity.
Cisco Music/Super Analogue Disc
electro-harmonics has new EL84 and 300B with gold grids. Yes, you read that right folks, gold grids! Price? TBA folks.
Christian Magee and Paula Carroll of Svetlana/PM Group now has their new "pre-OEM production" 12AX7 (pricing is about $10).
Tom McNeil of Ruby tubes, as used by none other than multiple
Grammy Award winner Carlos Santana, were showing their new EL34BSTR ($48 for matched pair).
These tubes come with a generous within the industry six-month warranty. They offer many
other types of tubes for musicians and audiophiles alike.
The awesome xrcd guys are at it again releasing music from Strauss, Bartok and many others. Check out Gigi Krop's xrcd
reviews within our Review Magazine. Seen here is
JVC's xrcd representative Joe Harley.
Chad Kassem of Acoustic Sounds
In the Placette Audio, TEK Line audio cable and Speaker Art room they featured
Placette's Active Line Stage ($4,000). This is a solid-state "Class A" design
employing all Vishay resistors. TEK Line has their Ag 2 pure silver loudspeaker wire ($100 per foot) and Ag 2 power cable ($499) that
also is constructed from pure silver wire. As for Speaker Art, they have the SUPER CLEF tl ($4,600 per pair)
that is a 1/8 wave design capable of reproducing 22 Hz (+-2dB). As for the
crossover, it is a fourth/seventh order series design using premium capacitors and coils. Speaker Arts also had their SUPER CLEF Bookshelf ($1,800 per pair) capable of going down to
In the Cardas / Ayre room they had Joseph Audio Pearl loudspeaker with the Ayre V1X ($9,000) 200 watt per channel stereo amplifier.
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