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"SATISFY YOUR AUDIOPHILE DREAMS"

Your Hi-Fi Stereo, Surround Sound, and Home Theater system
source for video and home audio equipment. 

We give every customer special attention, which is why we have so many repeat customers.

Our mission is to find products that are both reasonably priced and high performing. We direct our customers to a fine line of products, many of which perform at 2-5 five times their price point.  You'll also find home audio equipment from lesser known, but among the worlds best manufacturers.  For example, from our testing we've found that TBI makes the worlds fastest subwoofers. Trust us to guide your home audio equipment selection.

CALL US FOR GREAT PRICES ON MANY BRANDS INCLUDING:

Analysis Plus cables, Anthony Gallo Acoustics speakers and subwoofers, JBL PRO speakers, Crown amplifiers, Supra cables, DH Labs cables, Bellari VP phonostages, Epos loudspeakers, ELAC speakers and electronics, Furman power conditioners, Goldring cartridges, Music Hall DACs, turntables and amplifiers, Creek Destiny integrated amplifiers and CD players, TBI subwoofers, and others.

For our local customer, we proudly serve them with these additional brands (sorry but internet and mail order sales are not allowed on these brands):

Amplifiers, DACs and Pre-Amps/Processors: ATI Morris Kessler Signature and Class D amplifiers, Audiocontrol, Episode, Marantz, Yahama Aventage.

Loudspeakers and Soundbars: Earthquake, ELAC, Episode, KEF, Klipsch, Sonos, Velodyne, Yamaha.

Subwoofers: Atlantic Technology, Earthquake, Jamo, Klipsch, Polk, Sonos, Velodyne, Yamaha.

CD/DVD/BLU-RAY Players: LG, Marantz, Samsung, Sony ES, Yamaha Aventage.

Receivers: Marantz, Sony ES, Yamaha Aventage.

Turntables: Miracord, Sony.

LED HDTV's: Samsung, Sony, LG

4K and 8K LED TVs: 55", 65" and "100" Sony, LG

OLED HDTV: LG

4K Video projectors: JVC and Sony

 

CABLE SALE: DEALER DEMOS and CLOSE-OUTS

WELCOME ELAC and Alchemy Series

by top designers Andrew Jones and Peter Madnick, respectfully

ELAC Vela 407 loudspeaker

YouTube review:

ELAC VELA 407

VELA 407


Bring out your vinyl - introducing the affordable hi-end turntable from ELAC:

MIRACORD 50

Only $499.98 Miracord 50 including Audio-Technica AT91 moving magnet with a built-in defeatable phono preamp for correct RIAA equalization.

MIRACORD 50 back


Special: buy any Elac or Audio Alchemy product at list price and receive a 50% discount on any Analysis Plus home audio cable.

 

Introducing TBI'S Direct Port Modulation subwoofers:

TBI DPM-8

EMPEROR DPM-8P

MUSICAL! POWERFUL! AUTHORATIVE! DYNAMIC!

PERFECT INTERGATION WITH MAIN SPEAKERS

COMPLETLY DISAPPEARS

NO ROOM CORRECTION or EQ NEEDED

NO ROOM ACOUSTIC TREATMENTS NEEDED

"Direct Port Modulation is the final nail in the coffin for sub design. I have been using these subs (including a 9" cube) for over a year. They work in every situation I've tried so far for music and home theater. They have made rooms with poor bass response work like there is no problem." - Jan Plummer, TBI

The subwoofer as it is known today has been a rather disconcerting product for the high-end audio community. The very word conjures rather unpleasant thoughts of out of place boom that we audiophiles put up with in our video system. Well the controversy over what a subwoofer
should do is over. Size is important so we are starting this series small in dimensions but wonderful as low frequency support for any audio-video system.


The new Emperor DPM 8 represents an audio technological tour de force for bass reproduction. It is a small .84 cu ft internal volume cube subwoofer that efficiently produces bass frequencies from below 20Hz to above 200Hz. The driver used is low mass aluminum operating in a balanced pressure environment with 5mm maximum required travel. It typically requires less than 10 w for the DPM-8 to support full range material operating at 90db room SPL.

While the EMP-8P may look somewhat familiar it is based on totally new subwoofer design principles. DPM (Direct Port Modulation) is the first departure from introducing the driver diaphragm energy directly into the enclosure volume. The DPM-8 puts the ports ahead of the box to not only eliminate boxy sound but also allow all bass frequencies to be output with equal efficiency and low distortion. An internal manifold maintains the port first in the pressure sequence
then allows the box to do its magic. An internal acoustic transmission line maintains the standing waves at the port throat. It is an acoustic engine, which incorporates clever turbo bass extension and capable of launching broadband output as stable standing waves. There is no static frequency dominating the enclosures internal pressure. The ports launch critically damped standing waves with the drivers’ motion minimal throughout its bandwidth. The room is ignored as a source of signal
modulation as the Acoustic Intake Regulator (AIR) isolates the driver. This serves to both isolate the room while dynamically adjusting the drivers' acoustic impedance to comply with its ambient environment.

The DPM-8 doesn't unload quickly in the infrasonic range and will load the room in this range when information is present making ambience an important contributor to realism when its there. (request graphs)

There are a few secrets here as well as patented generic acoustic processes that are now available in the Emperor
DPM-8. The Emperor series of audiophile subwoofer promises to bring joy when you turn your system on and play your music or settle for something on the videophile side of your system. The DPM-8 really shows its capability reproducing effects naturally without boom (unless its in the source) at levels you will love.

Patents issued and pending

One or two of DPM-8P subs would nicly compliment high-end monitors such as KEF LS50, ELAC bookshelfs, Epos Elan 10 or 15, Gallo Strada2, Golden Ear Aon, Adam MK3, etc. making for a relative inexpensive complete high-end audiophile loudspeaker system.
Specifications:
SPECIFICATIONS:
Amplifier Power Output- 250W class D into 8 ohm internal load (low heat dissipation) THD - <1%
S/N Ratio @ rated Power >90db
Input Sensitivity (full power) 3V/50Hz @ High Level
Input Sensitivity (full power) 210mv @ Low Level
Variable Low Pass Frequency – 40Hz – 200Hz
Maximum Acoustic Output Level (typical 1m) 115db@32Hz
Variable Phase Control – 0—180 degrees
Operating Voltage – (1) 115Vac +/- 10% 5A max (2) 230Vac +/- 10% 2.5A max
LED operation indication- Red (standby) Green (operating)
Finish- Textured or Matte Black
Dimensions- 15”L x 12.5”W x 12.5”H (shipping dimensions 20” x 18” x 18”) DB
Weight-30lbs (shipping wt 35lbs)

PRICE: $1,750 - special order.


CABLE SALE: DEALER DEMOS and CLOSE-OUTS from Analysis Plus, Nordost, D.H. Lab and more. We are closing out our entire stock of the great Nordost cables at 50% OFF. Also at 50% OFF or MORE are some demos from D.H. LABS, DVDO, P.S. Audio, AllegroSound's AudioWorks, and Monarchy Audio.

ANALYSIS-PLUS

OVAL 9 loudspeker cables

The entire Analysis Plus cable line, our favorites for beautiful and accurate sound, are now offered at favorable prices. Please call for deals.

 


ANALYSIS PLUS

BIG SILVER OVAL SPEAKER CABLES

RECEIVE THE ABSOLUTE SOUND'S GOLDEN EAR AWARD 2011

GREAT SOUND FOR A RESONABLE PRICE

Neil Gader

SALE PRICES


 


MUSIC HALL DAC 25.3 The budget benchmark DAC with terrific sound

Feature list:

technical specifications


 

SUPRA SWORD CABLES: the Nordost Valhalla killers from Sweden

"Detail is also abundant, but it is produced quite naturally, with wholly believable orchestral string tone and vocal quality, and, perhaps best of all, a suitably percussive piano reproduction."

TECHRADAR.COM review

 


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June 27, 2020