Article by Tan TE
This post continues with our focus on Audio / Hifi.
Kronos’ head honcho Louis Desjardins told me that he named his creation after the Greek God of Time, Kronos, because his turntables were supposed to transport the listeners back in time to when and where the recording was made.
Louis also did an impromptu demo of the effect of his counter-rotating platter technology on his Kronos Sparta turntable. When the lower platter was disengaged, the sound collapsed and became lethargic, the dynamic and attack in the music very obviously diminished.
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Secret Audio – from Guangzhou, China:
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Perfect Hi-Fi – Linn, KEF:
Tropical Audio – Quad, Harbeth:
Audio Tech Service Network – Toku&Gawa from Taiwan:
For a few hundred RM, you can get a pair of active loudspeakers with very decent sound from Thonet & Vander.
More to come…