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June 24, 2015

KLIAVS 2015: Talks on turntables, DACs and other hi-fi components

The Kronos Sparta turntable
The Kronos Sparta turntable

 

Looks like vinyl addicts will have a great time at this year’s Kuala Lumpur International AV Show as there will be presentations and discussions on three turntables – Vertere, Pro-Ject and Kronos.

 

July 3
12 noon – 12.30pm: Pei-Ju and Todd Garfinkle (live performance). Garfinkle is the owner of MA Recordings and not only does he record and produce the LPs and CDs that he sells, but he is also an accomplished pianist.

 

1.30pm – 2.30pm: Frank Tchang talks on his resonators and components

 

3.30pm – 4.30pm: Simon Hung of MS HD Power talks on 78K Products Design and its benefits. Note: The talk will be in Cantonese.
 

July 4
10.30am – 11.30am: John Franks and Rob Watt of Chord Electronics Ltd will talk on the Hugo TT DAC. Watt is the famed designer of the Chord Hugo and Hugo TT, so this talk should be very interesting for all those who want to know more about digital music.

 

12 noon – 12.30pm: Pei-Ju and Todd Garfinkle of MA Recordings (live performance).

 

1.30pm – 2.30pm: Touraj Moghaddam of Vertere Acoustics talks on the “Weakest Lins In the Audio Chain – Tonearms, Cables and others”. The designer of the fabuous Vertere turntable and tonearm will answer all your questions on analogue.

 

3.30pm – 4.30pm: Frank J. Votruba of Pro-Ject Audio System will talk on “The story of Pro-Ject and turntable design ethos”.

 

July 5
10.30am – 11.30am: Quentin Morieux of Focal Audio will talk on the Focal Sopra line of speakers and the design principles.

 

12 noon – 12.30pm: Pei-Ju and Todd Garfinkle of MA Recordings (live performance).

 

1.30pm – 2.30pm: Luise Desjardins of Kronos will talk on the design principles of his turntable which uses two platters.

 

Note: All these talks and events will be held on Level 3, Bintang 1 and 2.