Newport Beach 2013

T.H.E. Show at Newport Beach 2013: Part 12

Emerald Physics Emerald Physics makes a point of showing that relatively affordable hi-fi system doesn’t have to compromise on soundstage or dynamics. Especially not dynamics. Their $6000 CS2.3 MK2 speakers were almost over-amped, with EP100.2 amps […]

Newport Beach 2013

T.H.E. Show at Newport Beach 2013: Part 9

Fidelis The eye-catching Palmer 2.5 turntable ($12k) was fitted with a Stein Music Aventurin 6 cartridge ($6000) to anchor this system. LD phono preamplification ($1900) and amplification ($7500) powered the Harbeth Monitor 30.1 speakers ($6000). […]

Newport Beach 2013

T.H.E. Show at Newport Beach 2013: Part 5

Profundo / Blackbird / Heed Four of Heed Audio‘s minimal looking Obelisk PM monoblocks ($4200 per pair) were used to biamp Heed’s odd, upward firing Enigma speakers ($4250 as shown) for a musical, social sound. […]

Newport Beach 2013

T.H.E. Show at Newport Beach 2013: Part 2

Audience AV The folks at Audience AV brought their small, ClearAudient 1+1 speakers ($1800) and enough confidence to plug their new Wavepower amplifier ($18,000) into them. The Wavepower is built around the Hypex NCore platform, […]