Category Archives: Athens 2013

RMAF 2013: First Intermission

And now for something completely different. We interrupt this broadcast to bring you a breaking story (check back soon). I’d hoped to get this out before RMAF, but it didn’t happen, and with RMAF looking like it will take another two weeks or so to get through the backlog of photos from the show, I figured now would be a

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Athens 2013: PMC, DPS Bauer, Leben

By Dr. Panagiotis Karavitis Importer Solid Foundation has some impressive brands in his arsenal, including Kondo, Mactone and Blumenhofer but in this year’s show brought a system that was somewhere in the middle between real-life and high-end. Sound was definitely not in the “middle” though. Speakers by PMC (Model Twenty.24), DPS Bauer-3 turntable/ tonearm and phono stage with ZYX R100

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Athens 2013: Quad, Hanss, Ikeda

By Dr. Panagiotis Karavitis British legend QUAD (founded 1936..) had on display 2 rooms, full of goodies and ranging from classic line electronics all the way up to reference electrostatic speakers. The bigger of the 2 systems had ESL 2912 speakers, QUAD 24 pre amp, 2x Platinum mono power amps, 24P phono stage and Hanss TT-30 paired with Pole Star

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