NEW GENERATION OF PIEGA PREMIUM SERIES SPEAKERS


The new Premium series - sound and style in harmony. Swiss Designer Stephan Hürlemann has fitted the front covers flush into the C-shaped cabinet profile. This creates a formal harmony to its design. The new 301, 501 and 701 Premium models are slim speakers with a rich sound. With its remarkably improved technical and visual continuation of one of our most successful speaker concepts we are very excited about this new series! 

NEW PIEGA TWEETER SYSTEM FOR FLAGSHIP PREMIUM SERIES


"The Premium 701 is the first model equipped with the new LDR 3056 ribbon tweeters. Its thin membrane has a newly developed suspension and is perfectly controlled by mass-free damping. Thanks to its optimised magnet system and new foil layout the system has an extremely high degree of efficiency, a greater bandwidth and linearity and an impressive resolution."

NEW ATM "GAINCLONE" COMPACT MODULAR AMPLIFIER


Jesús Alejos writes: "We have designed a compact modular amplifier based on the chip from National Semiconductors (now owned by Texas Instruments) used by the world-renowned 47 Labs Sakurasystems in its 47xx Gaincard models and by Clones Audio in its models 25i and 55pm, with the particularity that, be modular, you can connect in parallel, bridge or both, several units and thus be able to double, triple or quadruple the output power, allowing the use, both in basic listening systems in the near field, and in home theater systems. very high performance and high sound pressure.

MORE NOISE PLEASE


Jonathan Weiss - OMA writes: "When people come to the OMA showroom for a demo, they always start with an analog LP, typically something around 50 years old. Time permitting, I’ll often jump to mono LP’s, and that can get even more ancient. I don’t do this because I have a fetish for old stuff, I do it because I want my guests to hear something many have never heard- what recorded music sounded like for most of its history."

DOLORES O’RIORDAN - CRANBERRIES R.I.P


"Do you have to let it linger!?". Darn :(. Way, way, way too early. You'll be missed dearly Dolores...

THALES SIMPLICITY II TONEARM REVIEW PART 1


In my travels and frequent correspondence, the Thales Tonarm Simplicity II tonearm was too often served as a subject of discussion to simply ignore it. Usually, I don't ask for a review samples. It works the other way around in 99%, but in this particular case, I really wanted to understand and hands-on experience the inner working of this unique tonearm from Switzerland.

FERN & ROBY ROCKETT DIPOLE SUBWOOFER

The Fern & Roby Rockett DiPole Subs will provide a foundational extension to any set of main speakers. "Our design is not the typical “resonant box” approach to subwoofer design.  Its exceptional open-baffle, dipole design sets it apart from the generic category of subwoofers and enables it to integrate with main speakers in a seamless manner."

NEW SOUND CARRIER AUDIO UNIVERSAL TURNTABLE POWER SUPPLY


New Sound Carrier Audio Turntable Power Supply. This two speed power supply has a new oscillator circuit, which enables high stability. It's possible to fine tune the frequency +/- 2 Hz. Output power is 40 W should be enough for most of the turntables, but there are also 80 W and 150 W versions.

HORNSOLUTIONS MIDSIZE HORN SPEAKER SYSTEM INSTALLATION


A custom installation of the Hornsolutions Midsize System. The size is always based on the bass-midrange. In this particular installation, there was already an unused fireplace and the Basshorn was implemented to save some space. Basshorn is working from 35Hz-150Hz. Drivers are two Altec 416 B 15" Bass. Complete system is an active with running with the help of Hornsolutions Room correction DSP and Thomas Mayer tube amplifiers.