Arteluthe team is testing solid alloy enclosures for ultimate rigidity. Here is a peek at their design table.
Exclusive peek at the production of the Etsuro Urushi cartridges in Japan. Photos are revealing few processes and machines being used - like Urushi (heater) baking machine and strict Urushi coating procedure.
A very nice video showing the production of iconic Linn Sondek LP12 and a closer look at the little things, that matter during the assembly, and finally with the reproduction of the music.
EAM LAB just officially released their all new EAM MUSICA 102I Integrated Amplifier. Music 102i uses fully balanced cirucits, implements selected electronic parts (Sanken output transistors) and is fully made in Italy.
Beautiful Franc Audio Accessories Wood Block Rack 1+2 (feet and platforms) getting ready to be packed and shipped. Light ebony finishing with high gloss hand polished varnish.
Done... sure I'm very, v e r y slow with my own business... yet, nonetheless, I finished the Goldring G-88 idler-wheel turntable with James Grant's Siggwan Cocobolo arm from New Zealand and... thanking my pal Eckart, a pristine Signet 7 LCa moving magnet cartridge I got after reading a review about this marvellous cartridge, previously unknown to me.
I doped the slate and bronze arm pod with a couple kilos lead shot-balls to further improve vibes taming... the Siggwan 12" arm is a beauty and it deserves all action on my part!
Andromeda Design Visit Report by Ron Resnick
My audiophile friend from London, Kedar, and I became acquainted via an audio forum with Henk Jan Netjes of Andromeda Design, an up-and-coming builder of ambitious full-range, floor-standing speakers.
Great photos and an opulent selection of high-end gear galore at the Perfect Sense room, straight from the high-end exhibition in Stockholm.