TAVES 2016: Closing thoughts

December 26, 2016

By Richard H. Mak At 5 pm on Sunday, I stayed behind to help DVL Audio as well as Audio by Mark Jones with packing up their equipment, and it was at that moment I realized just how much work and effort exhibitors have to put into a short 3 day [...]

TAVES 2016: Mundorf and the ANKITS

December 23, 2016

By Richard H. Mak Born out of Audio Note UK as the Audio Note Kit company, ANKIT is a separate entity operating out of Canada by company director Brian Smith.    The circuits employed in the designs are different than Audio Note UK.   ANKIT [...]

TAVES 2016: Truely Nola

December 22, 2016

By Richard H. Mak I wasn’t sure whether the sign posted on the door of Foldback Sound is meant to be humorous or sarcastic, let’s just say his creativity (or lack thereof) has at least gotten my attention.  I had to go in just to see [...]

TAVES 2016: Totem!

December 16, 2016

By Richard H. Mak Long gone are days with images of native Indian totem poles of the Canadian North.  Totem Acoustics has continued to be an innovative company, constantly coming up with new products and reinventing their image to become more sexy [...]

TAVES 2016: Focus Audio

December 7, 2016

By Richard H. Mak The Focus Audio Master 2 BE Speakers (USD$ 45,000) may look similar to the pair which was shown in last years’ TAVES,  these are in fact the next model up from the Master 3 BE (US$ 35,000).  The Master 2 BE is Focus [...]