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Speakers PSB Image T 5 + Center

Character has tended the PSB image T 5 (1000 euros the pair) to take a more gentle, deliberate on thoroughness and race game.

  1. Speakers PSB image T 5 + Center
  2. Data sheet

The sixth candidate comes from PSB, a Canadian provider with about 40 years of experience. Appropriately attractive and timeless the image seems T 5, which is among the more elegant representatives of their class, eventually many optical reasons want to have no caliber as jamo and Nubert under the nose.

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Prepress Ayre KX-R

According to symmetrical connection with the feedback-loop loose Ayre CD player, the Ayre KX-R (19800 euro) spread Rocky-Mountains-esque, spacious soundscapes.

  1. Prepress Ayre KX-R
  2. Data sheet

That feedback in various circuits to circumstances unpleasant THD can cause higher-order, is at least since the mathematical models by James Boyk and Gerald Jay Sussman no question (www.its.caltech.edu/ ~musiclab/feedback-paper-acrobat.pdf). That Hansen prefers simple circuits and symmetrical layout other, nod experienced Highender also like to off.

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Cartridge Ortofon 2 M Bronze

The Ortofon 2 M bronze (325 euros) offers prominent treble and rich bass.

  1. Cartridge Ortofon 2 M bronze
  2. Data sheet

A pickup from the vinyl master series (2/04) you preferred the bronze from the 2-M family due to the higher output voltage, which is not so great demands on the signal to noise of the phono, audio trade. In contrast to the cheaper 2 M Brothers red and blue (8/07) has silver-plated copper coils, a fine-line needle and a slightly harder case the bronze. Therefore, an upgrade through pure needle exchange by the cheaper model on the bronze is not possible.

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Amplifier Ayre MX-R

The power amplifier Ayre MX-R (19800 euro) went instead with the sister prefer a with German prepress of Thorens TEP 3200 a relationship. And an incredibly tingly.

  1. Amplifier Ayre MX-R
  2. Data sheet

Single pole RCA-comers can relatively perfect symmetrieren the input differential amp, serious Highender still only symmetrical clamp the KX-R. In the case of Mono blocks MX-R with home also from solid milled is not otherwise, because they make more sense way have only XLR inputs. They lead to a circuit that is quite similar in the preliminary stage. So first to a symmetrical and in the push-pull Feldeffektler Quartet, which weighed on the signal suppliers do not in the least with very high input resistance (to 1 Megaohm).

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Nubert Speaker NuBox 681 + Center

The bass chassis and midrange of Nubert nuBox 681 (980 euros the pair) are almost unbreakable through judicious choice of parameters.

  1. Nubert speaker nuBox 681 + Center
  2. Data sheet

An encounter with the nuBox 681 formative works in many ways. Key figures like 96 litres of gross volume or 310 Watts nominal power handling give an idea that the top model of the Nubertschen one dough erbauen series price related offers unusually high use of materials.

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Network Player Meridian Sooloos Ensemble + Control TEN

Music from the hard drive gives little fascination. Not so with Sooloos: the server system ensemble + control TEN (9300 euro) of Meridian networks makes a sensual experience.

Browse cover, album and press play button: as HiFi was easy, before there were hard drives, networks, and MP3 files. Today, many CD fans to spend more time with RIP, archive and tagging their collection than with pure music listening – and find a particular album often harder than in the past in the right-hand in the fullness of the data.

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Surround Set KEF KHT 8005

Audiophile sound from a design Surroundset? KEF with his tricky KHT 8005 (1300 Euro) shows how it’s done.

With the KHT 8005, KEF dares a hybrid company. It should be a classic set of 5.1 surround sound, visually, it resembles more a surround VIRTUALIZER. But where structures such as cantons simulate the surround DM 2 with intelligent electronics, the KHT 8005 with five discrete channels, which provide for the tried and true all around sound works.

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Turntable Thorens TD 309 + TP 92

With the Thorens TD 309 (1600 euro), voices sounded expressive and looser, and loud passages appeared less strained than with the Pro-Ject PerspeX (4/08).

  1. Turntable Thorens TD 309 + TP 92
  2. Data sheet

Whether the aggressive appearance of the new TD 309, one might suspect Thorens CEO Heinz Rohrer had only design-oriented buyer with the slope to the extravagant in mind. On closer inspection, however, the will not only look to put an exclamation point shows. The construction with a metal inner plate and spring decoupling although first reminiscent of old days, holds yet new. So is quite complex to build of the spring damper included in the feet and will make sure that the turntable is not ALZA or by equity movements interferes with the scanning process.

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Loudspeakers Jamo S 608 + Center

The jamo S 608 (1000 euros the pair) pulste the title of the Yello-booklet CD with an authority in the space, that parts of the College from the grin and wonder no longer came out.

  1. Loudspeakers jamo S 608 + Center
  2. Data sheet

In relation to the other box, the 608 by jamo is a thicker one. Well over one meter high, ranks the pillar in a size, which is typically reserved for much more expensive boxes made entirely in the far East.

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Loudspeaker Acoustic Energy Elite 3 + Center

Sound mastered the acoustic energy Elite 3 (1000 euros the pair) in a quiet, dignified gait as well as hearty attacks.

  1. Loudspeaker acoustic energy Ælite 3 + Center
  2. Data sheet

At the EÆlite 3 of the British brand of acoustic energy, also experienced testers come in the Grublen whether the fully in real wood veneer-clad and elaborately curved pillar actually for less than 1000 euros can change hands. The appearance suggests rather the class around 1400 euros, which recently had stereoplay in issue 12/2009 guest.

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