Floorstanding Speaker, Wharfedale Opus 2-2

Katie Meluas “Shy Boy”, recorded with right dominant Sibilants, sounded on the Wharfedale Opus 2-2 (3,000 euros, pair price) sensationally right in the middle and contoured rhythmically.

  1. Floorstanding speaker, Wharfedale Opus 2-2
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Many years back

Also Wharfedale is a large English company. After 1932, a dynamic chassis (sic!) left the small workshop in Yorkshire, the brand can take to produce even more speakers than about B & W, KEF, Tannoy. Also means sound dome belong firmly in the company’s history, and so it was no wonder you tinkering around after the takeover by the English Chinese IAG Group on appropriate concepts such as the venerable, Tannoy-style retro-style giant monitor Airdale.

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ATC SCM 40 Floorstanding Speaker

The studio recording of Wagner’s “Lohengrin” presented the ATC SCM 40 ((3400 Euro, Paarpreis) with more neutral as the voluptuous tone colors, while she conjured up a wide space, almost like a real stage.)

  1. ATC SCM 40 Floorstanding speaker
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Professionals from tradition

Among the organizations which carry the abbreviation ATC – from a University of up to military special task forces – the British loudspeaker manufacturer in business directories or on Google could nearly end. Where ATC is easy for acoustic transducer company, so manufacturers for Acoustic transducers. For many years focused on active Studio monitors. Mastering and producer legends like Bob Ludwig and Peter Walsh swore as well as the venerable BBC on the like boxy and often unusually expensive speaker in Gloucestershire, southern England. The most Hi-Fi fans, however, that the British have passive standing speakers with good value in the portfolio for quite some time, remained hidden.

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Acer BeTouch E210 in the First Check

Android BlackBerry design: the first check could not convince the Acer beTouch E210 as a multimedia smartphone.

Who will for the first time in the hand the beTouch thinks instinctively of a business unit. Because layout with relatively small display, and including reclining full keyboard reminds of the classics from the world of business, about common Blackberrys or the Nokia models E71 and E72.

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Turntable T + A G 1260 R

The German full-range supplier T + A offers his latest record player T + A G 1260 R (starting from 2000 euro) in several stages on: without pickup, with perfectly adjusted system and even with integral head amplifier.

  1. Turntable T + A G 1260 R
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Who visited the company T + A in Herford, which get quite easily as a sense of advent calendar: new doors open up, stuck behind those new goodies. Just no culinary, but technical. A worthy reception area, % free, but importing with imposing many awards conference rooms, and then: production sites as licked and felt believes developer offices, where you almost the surges of brain lard and ideas.

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Samsung Wave 533

The Bada Smartphone wave 533 offers to the small course fun Smartphone with good all-round features and on top of that a mechanical typewriter keyboard.

  1. Samsung wave 533
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With the 5 series models, Samsung added its Bada-portfolio two cheap entry-level smartphones, which put the emphasis on social contacts and Messaging. The Quad duo wave 525 and wave 533 also extended the number of phones with our own Bada operating system on a total of five models, if you count the not yet available wave II.

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LG Optimus Speed in Practice

Super fast dual-core processor, flashy displays: The LG Optimus speed is the first of an impressive new smartphone generation

  1. LG Optimus speed in practice
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  3. Processing and conclusion

The LG Optimus speed is the first Smartphone with a dual-core processor on the German market. What the many computing power on a Smartphone?

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Blu-Ray Player Samsung BD-C 6900

The HDMI 1.4 player Samsung BD C 6900 (400 euros) needed an amplifier with the same standard for good surround sound, if you want to watch 3D. For conventional Blu-rays, it doesn’t matter.

  1. Blu-ray player Samsung BD-C 6900
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You gotta admire the courage of Korean designers. The first 3D-Player of Samsung presents itself off as high-gloss, black box without features. They brought him to life, a fair scenario on lights addressed formally, about illuminate a huge 3D logo. On the right side draw backlit sensor keys, and the gaze fixed the illuminated, open drive with rotating plate. Thanks to the comparatively discreet colors, cyan is banned the danger of kitsch.

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Prepress McIntosh C 500 C / C 500t

The outstanding McIntosh C-500-team (together 12900 euro) can be combined without any limitation and still boasts its relatively cheap price/sound ratio.

  1. Prepress McIntosh C 500 C / C 500t
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Control is everything

His concept lends a special duo C 500 in the exclusive district of more expensive preamplifiers: in one of the two housing with dimensions of full-blown AV receiver, McIntosh housed only the extensive control unit the controller C to 500 C with digitally-controlled electronic volume control that directs their commands via a separate channel 13-pole cable to outsourced preamp section. What is exactly in the other case, depends from the preferences of the owner, between a tube Assembly (C 500 T) or transistor technology (C 500 P) can choose.

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Samsung Wave 525

The wave 525 works with Samsung’s Bada OS and offers fun Smartphone for the course: a successful all-rounder.

  1. Samsung wave 525
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Samsung wave 525 complements its Bada portfolio to a cheap entry-level smartphones, which focuses on social contacts and Messaging.

In contrast to the more expensive wave 723 Samsung here has set the red pencil. Although even these cheap trainee are rarely unpleasant creaking sounds, but instead on metal plastic meets the hand of the user. This is certainly no handicap for price-conscious buyers, because thanks to the subtly studded Akkudeckels, the Samsung wave 525 is handy in his hand.

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Blu-Ray Player Panasonic DMP BDT 300

Curious friend up, previously skeptical colleagues from the editorial staff and the Photo Studio became quite quickly thanks to the Panasonic DMP BDT 300 (500 euro) 3D-Fans and fought literally to the eyewear.

  1. Blu-ray player Panasonic DMP BDT 300
  2. Data sheet

Panasonic, one of the 3D-Vorreitern – and offers the full spectrum of the 3D-Profi-Videokamera 3D-Mastering and authoring as the only company in addition to Sony to the 3D TVs and now Blu-ray-player. The debut player DMP BDT 300 listens the little jewelry full name.

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