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June 11, 2016

High End Show Munich 2016: Day 4, Part 8

Article by WL Low

It’s now late afternoon of MOC day4. I think I may have a chance to complete most of Munich High End after all!

 

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This room combined Raidho speakers partnered with CAT tube electronics for a highly resolving, smooth and detailed sound

 

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CAT tube amps was highly regarded here in Malaysia a very long time ago. I have missed them actually. Seen here is the latest CAT SL1 pre amp

 

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I was in the Van Den Hul room, and was kinda of surprised by all the mono block amps, preamps and source electronics! My past VDH world was largely cabl;es & cartridges only

 

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Seen here is the VDH The Emerald pre amp. A fully balanced circuit design from input to output. This is making me curious already

 

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This looks like a yet to be named VDH CD player with wood front paneling, and Philips based RC-5 remote, which means it is very like using a Philips CD transport too

 

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Techdas Air Force Three turn table on demo. Very smooth sound, highly detailed but somewhat lacking in the bass dept.

 

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Vivid Audio Giya partnered with Trinnov electronics for a smooth, high refined sound

 

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Blumenhoffer Acoustics horn speakers driven by Air Tight rube gear, with Pluto Audio turn table was sweet sounds at MOC 2016

 

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VTL tube amps powering Albedo speakers, all wired by Faber Cables

 

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The set up above had an Audio Silente turn table from Italy for source. Interesting…….

 

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Vivid Audio Giya with CH Precision electronics this time! I am beginning to like these speakers, they have a certain sonic color & character, that prevents bland, boring sound. Yes, even when partnered as such!

 

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Totem speakers seen here with VTL tube amps

 

Article by WL Low