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. – 5 p.m. 22nd – 24th Februar y 2013. 10 a.m Centre Hotel City riott every day at the Bristol Mar

£10,000 WORTH OF PRIZES TO BE WON

GREAT DEALS & SPECIAL OFFERS!

IN OUR SHOW COMPETITION

Drop your entry card into one of the boxes around the Show, marked ● on the floor plans

SEE BACK PAGE FOR MORE DEALS

DYNAUDIO

20% off all Dynaudio Xeo exclusively at the Show! __________________________________

KEF

Save £200 on Q500 loudspeakers (cherry) ORIGINAL PRICE

SHOW PRICE

LEEMA Antila IIS Eco CD Player worth £3,000.

SAVING

£699.95 £499.95 £200.00 __________________________________

LIBRATONE 20% off all Libratone exclusively at the Show!

PIONEER

First 3 customers purchasing an SC-LX76 each day receive a free BDP450 Blu-ray player (worth £250) and the trade in price of £1,099 ORIGINAL PRICE

SHOW PRICE

PMC a pair of twenty.21 loudspeakers (Oak) worth £1,375.

MONITOR AUDIO Mass 5.1 System worth £800.

AUDIOLAB 8200 CD Player worth £700.

SAVING

£1,949.00 £1,099.00 £850.00 __________________________________

QUADRASPIRE

PIONEER N-50 Network Audio Player worth £500.

YAMAHA RX-V673 home cinema receiver worth £500.

20% off all Quadraspire exclusively at the Show! __________________________________

SANSUI 20% off all Sansui exclusively at the Show!

QUADRASPIRE Q4 Bamboo Rack worth £500.

SAVE £££s AT SOUND & VISION - THE BRISTOL SHOW

15% off all items over £100 sold through our sales desks* *exclusions apply - see back page

THE SHOW IS OPEN FRIDAY – SUNDAY, 10am – 5pm OUR SALES DESKS WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL 5:30pm

E&OE

AUDIOQUEST A Dragonfly plus Golden Gate cable worth £300.

ISOTEK EVO3 Polaris worth £250, one of five EVO3 Premier worth £80 each or one of 20 IsoTek Ultimate System set-up discs worth £20 each.

CHORD COMPANY One of ten Cobra Vee3 cables worth £95 each.

VAN DEN HUL one of ten Flat HDMI 180 cables worth £90 each.

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Welcome Join us for the UK’s biggest and best hi-fi show! If you want to see and hear all the latest technology and the best sound and vision kit, then you’re in exactly the right place: the 2013 Bristol Sound & Vision Show is bigger and better than ever. With close to 200 exhibitors, it’s the perfect way to see all your favourite companies and brands under one roof. There will be exclusive launches aplenty, fabulous prizes to win in our show competition and of course some great bargains to be had if you do decide to snap up one of the tempting show offers. Whether it’s a new streaming music system, old-school vinyl, wireless multiroom or a simple upgrade you’re after, Bristol is the place to be. And don’t forget to visit the What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision team in the Bristol Suite, where we’ll be on hand throughout the weekend to answer your hi-fi and home cinema queries, offer expert advice and demo our Ultra HD 4K home cinema set-up. Plus we have £10,000 worth of kit to be won if you enter the competition on our stand. Have a great weekend! Andy Clough, Brand editor

£10k

WORTH OF KIT

TO BE WON

Demo Special! We’ll be in the Bristol Suite, doing regular demonstrations of our state-of-the-art Ultra HD home cinema system, including Sony’s £25,000 KD-84X9005 4K TV, a Marantz UD7007 Blu-ray player, Yamaha RX-A3020 AV receiver and Dali Epicon 7.2 speaker system. Don’t miss it!

Competition! £10,000-worth of prizes must be won! Some of the kit up for grabs: Audiolab 8200CD player, AudioQuest Dragonfly DAC, Chord Company Cables, Leema Antila IIS Eco CD Player, Monitor Audio Mass 5.1 speaker package, PMC Twenty 21 speakers ... and much more!

Subscriptions! FREE GIFT plus 12% off the cover price when you subscribe at the show! Take home a Nearfa Portable Speaker, QED HDMI lead or an Adidas bag – just ask at our stand for more details.

Meet the team in the Bristol Suite for expert advice and demos! 3


EXHIBITORS INFORMATION

■ ALBARRY MUSIC 230

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■ ANTHEM AV EXECUTIVE LOUNGE

Albarry Music are demonstrating their acclaimed high-end M608 mono-bloc power amplifiers and newly introduced M1108’s, their flagship mono-bloc power amplifiers.

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They are also using both CD and vinyl to demonstrate the qualities of the power amplification together with the AP11 preamplifier and the MCA11 moving coil amplifier.

New products from Peachtree Audio and the Shift Series by Paradigm are being demonstrated for the first time in the UK. Offering unprecedented value, these products have been selling out across America. Find out why they are in such demand. _______________________________

■ ALTERNATIVE AUDIO 416

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Analysis Audio along with LOIT Design and NAT Audio have teamed up to give you what they call “True Realism”, a listening experience unlike any other. A sound from CD playback through valve amplification and Ribbon Planar speakers that is so natural, so realistic, that it will change your mind forever. _______________________________ New: LOIT Design Passeri CD player.

■ AMPHION

ANTELOPE AUDIO 424

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Amphion and Antelope team up to demonstrate the most transparent, neutral and detailed home audio. Thanks to Antelope’s 384 kHz DAC and its proven 64-bit clocking and jitter-management technologies and Amphion’s loudspeakers, using the innovative waveguide technology and controlled dispersion, listeners will be able to experience a clearly articulated pitch and a spectacular soundstage never achieved before.

Anthem are launching their new audio range. Their demonstration will show how to get the best out of your music collection, whatever your budget.

New: Peachtree Audio decco65, nova125, Grand Integrated and Paradigm Shift Millenia CT and Shift MilleniaOne CT. _______________________________ Competition: win a decco65 from Peachtree Audio, visit the room for details.

■ ARCAM EMPIRE 1

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Brand new Arcam products at Bristol, include three advanced DACs and the A19 amplifier. Real-world computer music: The best computer-based music systems, come from computers like a Mac Mini and NOT from expensive, slow and inflexible specialist streamers. These offer poor value for money and can’t deliver the streaming services that real people use

The A&A team demo set-ups, catering for a wide range of listeners, enjoying either powerful floor-standing or desktop speakers or even headphones. _______________________________ New: Rubicon Atomic AD/DA Preamp - CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Award Honoree, the world’s first 384 kHz digital audio preamplifier with integrated atomic clock.

carbonised bamboo composite in their construction. Atacama is partnered with Nordost in the UK, so is showcasing the latest Leif, Norse 2 and Reference cables as well as other associated Nordost products.

SOLUTIONS

The environmentally friendly British made Atacama Elite ECO 6.0 from Atacama in Bay 4 and room 210

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New: Atacama ERIS ECO 5.0 Special Edition hi-fi support - making its world public debut. Award-winning Element speaker cables and interconnects from Atlas Cables in the Bristol Suite and room 324

You won’t believe how good streaming music can sound until you hear the What Hi-Fi 5 star FMJ A19 integrated amplifier, being fed from a computer via an Arcam DAC. Hi-Fi from Bluetooth: The A19 will be demoed with our worldbeating rBlink Bluetooth DA C, transforming Bluetooth sound!

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New: What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision’s ‘CES Stars Award’ winning Airplay airDAC, rBlink: the world’s first Hi-Fi Bluetooth component and the new £400 class-leading DAC/USB DAC, the irDAC. _______________________________ Competition: Win an Arcam rSeries component every day. Winner’s choice of rPAC, drDock, rLink or rBlink. Free entry on the stand.

■ ASTELL & KERN BRISTOL SUITE

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Air Audio Distribution are demonstrating the Astell and Kern AK100 on the Sennheiser headphones stand, where you can hear this extraordinary new digital player. Not only is it a gorgeous personal 24bit/192k player that fits in your top pocket, but due to its Wolfson DAC and innovative audio electronics, a superb home audio digital player. Check out the ‘5 globes and good value’ review in Hi-Fi World, that ends - ‘fabulous sound quality and an amazing spread of ability as a source. It’s a must have, in fact. Come and listen for yourself. On special offer at the Show.

■ ■ ATACAMA AUDIO BAY 4 | 210

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Peachtree Audio decco65 from Anthem AV in the Executive Lounge

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Atacama Audio manufactures AV furniture and speaker stands designed to enhance the sound quality of the equipment that they are supporting. On display are the environmentally friendly British made Atacama Elite ECO 6.0, ECO 12.0 and multi-award winning Eris ECO 5.0 hifi supports; all featuring

■ ■ ATLAS CABLES BRISTOL SUITE | 324

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It matters not how good sources, amplifiers and speakers may be, if the vital link between them has been compromised. Atlas are demonstrating, in their third floor demonstration room, the clear improvements that quality dielectrics, conductors and plugs make to sound quality. Visit Atlas cables and prepare to be amazed! Down stairs in the ground floor, Atlas are selling, at very substantial discounts, a variety of second, discontinued and used stock on a first come first served basis.

■ AUDIO NOTE 402

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Audio Note U.K. is pleased to be returning to the Show. Its products have always used valves exclusively, rather than transistors, enabling them to produce the most truthful and accurate musical performance possible. As its legions of devoted customers will confirm, the range of equipment is without parallel in the audio world today. For the true connoisseur and music lover, they are the natural and only choice.

■ AUDIO SUSPENSION CONSERVATORY

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Audio Suspension, the new name in beautifully designed, contemporary hi-fi support systems, is showing its debut wallmount shelf, the ASU-100. Hand made in the UK from the best acrylic, and designed to isolate turntables and hi-fi equipment from unwanted resonance, the Hi-Fi Choice recommended shelf is available in both standard and custom dimensions to suit a variety of equipment. Show visitors can meet the shelf’s designer and get a great deal on a new support. _______________________________ New: ASU-100 wall-mount equipment shelf. _______________________________ Competition: Visitors to the stand will have a chance to win a new ASU-100 shelf!


While many of our competitors have chosen to focus on home cinema and TV, at Audio T we’ve never lost sight of our roots... set down in music reproduction over 47 years ago. We sell home cinema, of course, combined with a range of 2 channel brands that is second to none, see below. All our stores have enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff with a comfortable demonstration room. We can deliver and install systems for you and we are always happy to live up to our Price Promise. So if you love music and want a system that will make you listen to more, you know where to come. There are now many new ways to get the music out of your system and we can guide you through them. From turntables, to CD players to computers, streamers and wireless loudspeakers it’s a potential minefield but one that gives you more possibilities than ever...

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Cheltenham 01242 583960 Enfield 020 8367 3132 Manchester 0161 839 8869 Oxford 01865 765961 Portsmouth 023 9266 3604 Preston 01772 883958

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Pick up your free copy at the Show, in-store or order from our website

Buy Now, Pay in 12 Months Time* *Subject to status, ask in-store for details. We sell Anthem, Arcam, Audiolab, Audioquest, B&W, Bryston, Chord Company, Chord Electronics, Cyrus, Denon, Dynaudio, Focal, FoxL, Grado, Heed, Hi-Fi Racks, JVC, KEF, Kudos, Leema, Libratone, Linn, Marantz, Michell, Monitor Audio, Naim, Onkyo, Optoma, Panasonic, Pioneer, PMC, ProAc, Project, PSB, Pure Sound, QED, Quad, Quadraspire, Rega, REL, Roksan, Rotel, Ruark, Sennheiser, Simple Audio, Sonos, Sony, Spendor, Totem, Velodyne, Wharfedale and Yamaha. Not all brands are available in every shop so please check our website before travelling.

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EXHIBITORS INFORMATION ■ AUDIOQUEST 204

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Come and hear what all the buzz is about - the AudioQuest DragonFly - on demonstration throughout the Show. Listen on headphones and via a full system. Also have you ever wondered if wireless audio streaming is good enough for you? Be their guest and take a listen versus wired solutions they’d love for you to be the judge. _______________________________ WIN IN THE SHOW COMPETITION: one Audioquest Dragonfly plus Golden Gate cable worth £300.

for the first time at a UK show. A new name to some in the UK hi-fi market, JL Audio’s highly regarded powered subwoofer systems utilise proprietary patented JL Audio drivers with powerful switching amplifiers, coupled to a large toroidal transformer. The compact design and conventional form factor of the Fathoms apply beautifully to most home cinema and hi-fi applications. Experience these remarkable products for yourself.

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New: JL Audio Fathom series of subwoofers.

■ AVID HIFI 410

■ AVA MEDIA 320

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Come and experience the precision British engineering, design innovation and audio quality of AVA Media, as AVA Media demonstrate their growing family of ripping servers and true digital amplifiers. See and hear how simple it is to get more from your digital music, via the RIP-N-PLAY and Zara Premium Servers, and amazing new Maestro Digital Amplifiers. Following the 2012 debut of the Maestro-50 True Digital Amplifier, we proudly introduce a new, Maestro-50M mobile version and the stunning Maestro-2000p Precision edition. _______________________________ New: Maestro True Digital Amplifiers.

■ AV TECH

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AVID turntables are a globally recognized brand, held in high regard by discerning music lovers worldwide with an uncompromising approach to design and manufacture. Adding to their existing range of turntables, phono-stages, racks, cables and accessories, but keeping true to their roots, they are pleased to debut the new entrylevel turntable package. Ingenium will set new standards in engineering, design and aesthetics at this entry level, whilst retaining their core design philosophy, upgradability and reliability. Come and listen.

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New: Ingenium turntables range and Pellar and Pellere phono stages.

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■ BOWERS & WILKINS

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AV Tech Solutions are demonstrating the JL Audio Fathom series of subwoofers

BRISTOL SUITE

Bowers & Wilkins Wireless Music Systems bring together over 45 years of audio expertise and intuitive AirPlay® wireless streaming technology in a range of discreet systems that offer the best in high-quality audio. Come along and learn why What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision awarded both A5 and A7 speakers glowing five star reviews, and to experience the award-winning headphone range including P3, T3’s Music Gadget of the Year. The team will also be on hand to talk hi-fi and home cinema.

■ CANTON 412

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Bowers & Wilkins Wireless Music Systems in the Bristol Suite

Germany’s No1 speaker company – celebrating 40 years of audio and engineering excellence – is demonstrating its latest line-up. Star of the show is the new, fourthgeneration of Canton’s GLE series

– one of the bestselling speaker ranges across Europe. Whether you want to hear more from your music or movies, the updated GLE range delivers, boosted by technical innovations including an all-new crossover. The new GLE range includes standmount, floorstanding and wall-mount speakers, plus dedicated centre and matching subwoofer. _______________________________ New: Fourth-generation GLE series speakers.

■ ■ CHORD COMPANY FOYER 1 | 112

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Come and see Chord’s groundbreaking new range of interconnects; from Crimson to Sarum every cable has been revised, re-designed and improved. Find out about the new Chord VEE 3 RCA plug and Chord’s ARAY conductor technology.

■ COMPUTER AUDIO DESIGN 228

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British newcomer, Computer Audio Design, will debut its incredible 1543 DAC which has been skilfully crafted as a no-compromise asynchronous USB DAC that’s unashamedly computer-orientated. The DAC has been built on an obsessive design principle that seeks to minimise components in the signal path. It offers an advanced digital design with a luxurious analogue sound that perfectly combines the best of both worlds. Capable of delivering the best that CD- and highresolution digital music files can offer, it’s also UK-made. _______________________________ New: CAD 1543 asynchronous USB DAC.

Even better, book a seat for one of their demonstrations taking place throughout each day, hear for yourself just how much of a quantum leap Chord’s Tuned ARAY technology is. Tickets are available from the Chord stand in the Foyer.

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New: First public demonstrations of Chord’s new VEE 3 series interconnects and the brand new range of Tuned ARAY cables. _______________________________ Competition: Win one of five brand new groundbreaking Signature Tuned ARAY Digital cables. Collect an entry form from their stand in the Foyer. _______________________________ WIN IN THE SHOW COMPETITION: one of ten Chord Company Cobra Vee3 cables worth £95 each.

■ CHORD

ELECTRONICS THE MATTHEW SUITE

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British hi-fi manufacturer, Chord Electronics, debut the world’s most advanced streamer, the DSX1000. It uses Chord’s proprietary DAC technology to deliver class-leading sound quality from networked music. It is joined by the Reference CPA5000 pre-amp, the legendary SPM1200 MkII power amp and HiFi World’s ‘Best CD Player of 2012’, the Red Reference MkIII. Visitors can also experience the multi award-winning Chordette range, including the What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision Best DAC of 2012, the QuteHD. This is one room not to be missed! _______________________________ New: UK debut for the world’s most advanced streamer, the DSX1000.

New VEE 3 series from The Chord Company in Foyer 1 and room 112

■ COMPUTERS UNLIMITED BRISTOL SUITE

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CU Digital Home is showcasing Award-winning audio from landmark brands. See and hear the best in wireless music - from mobile to multi-room - and discover clever computer-audio solutions and accessories. And if you own - or are considering - a SONOS system, we’re the stand you mustn’t miss... _______________________________ New: Watch this space for a major new product launch!

■ ■ CYRUS BRISTOL SUITE | CABOT

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2013 is Cyrus’s 30th anniversary year and to celebrate, visitors can see and hear a very special set-up: the Anniversary System. This new flagship set-up distils 30 years of knowledge and experience into an incredible system that will undoubtedly be a star of the Show. It will be joined by selected models from the company’s multi awardwinning streaming range and these will be controlled by the stunning new Cadence iPad app. Come and join the celebrations! _______________________________ New: 30th Anniversary System and the new Cadence streamer control app. 7


EXHIBITORS INFORMATION

■ DCS CONSERVATORY

Dali pre-launching the Kubik Free on the 3rd floor

■ DALI 302 | 304

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2013 is DALI’s busiest ever Bristol Show! Visitors have a sneak preview of two stunning new loudspeakers: the DALI KUBIK FREE - the revolutionary new Active Speaker; and DALI FAZON MICRO - the beautiful ultra compact addition to the FAZON series. The EPICON 2 - the smallest and newest member of DALI’s revolutionary EPICON series is on full demonstration. DALI’s loudspeakers feature the best of beautiful Danish design and state-of-the-art technology.

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New: Pre-launching the DALI KUBIK FREE and FAZON MIKRO, both are set to be launched in the Summer.

■ DIVERSE VINYL TERRACE

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Since 1987 dCS, has been at the forefront of digital audio – creating world beating, life enhancing products that are a unique synthesis of exact science and creative imagination.

Your One Stop Vinyl Shop!

To help dCS celebrate its 25 year milestone during the Show, Wilson Benesch are collaborating with them to demonstrate a selection of wonderful DSD master recordings, showcasing the award-winning Vivaldi digital playback system and the Wilson Benesch Cardinal loudspeakers.

They never miss the Bristol Show, and 2013 is no exception! Diverse Vinyl are the UK’s premier suppliers of new music titles on LP. Aside from all the latest contemporary rock, pop, jazz, blues and roots releases, they specialise in audiophile reissues and US imports. They’ll be showcasing all the latest releases on their own Diverse Records label, and will also have a select of hi-res digital formats, such as SACD, XRCD and music Blu-ray.

■ DEVIALET & SPENDOR 102

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The new Spendor D7 loudspeaker (£3,995 pair) is an elegant modern design. A showcase for Spendor innovation, D7 delivers music with a fresh vibrant realism that conventional loudspeakers simply cannot match. For our presentations we’ve chosen the Devialet D-premier amplifier (£10,500). More like a computer than an amplifier. Inputs, functions, hi-res wireless streaming, all software configurable. No noise, no fuss, no distortion – simply music. Come, listen and learn... we’ll be playing hi-res music.

1010 duetto integrated amplifier and 3010S2 DAC/pre-amplifier from Exposure in room 212

■ EXPOSURE 212

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Exposure has been designing and building high quality yet value for money products since 1974. Call in and see them in room 212. From the entry level 1010 series CD player and integrated amplifier to the complete MCX system there is something for everyone. Come and see selected units from their range, including the new 1010 duetto integrated amplifier with 6 digital inputs and the 3010S2 DAC/preamplifier. _______________________________

New: 1010 duetto integrated amplifier and 3010S2 DAC/preamplifier. Dynaudio Xeo wireless music system in Foyer 2

■ DYNAUDIO FOYER 2

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Those enjoying the understated cool of premium Scandinavian loudspeaker brand Dynaudio’s room at the Bristol Show will be treated to demonstrations of the company’s multi-award winning Xeo wireless music system. Meanwhile, the company is also playing its wonderful high-end Confidence C2 II designs, as well as showing off a selection of impressive Focus models.

■ EPSON 318

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Big-screen gaming, movies and sports will never be the same again thanks to the Epson home cinema range. With 3D, 3LCD and High Definition technology at your fingertips, you not only see the action, you’ll feel part of it. Add Wi-Fi and iPod connectivity too, and it’s easy to see why Epson is considered the world’s number one for projectors. Come along and see the stunning TW6100 and TW9100 in action. Devialet D-premier amplifier in room 102

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van den Hul cables from Flamingo Audio in the Conservatory

■ FLAMINGO AUDIO CONSERVATORY

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The official van den Hul UK distributor is presenting the VDH state of the art cable range. A unique opportunity to meet the most important cable designer & inventor Mr. A.J. van den Hul who will guide you through the “mysteries” of choosing the right cable to upgrade your audio set up and exceed your expectations. Visit the Flamingo Audio stand and witness how and why a VDH cable choice is offering “moving” sounds to all discerning music listeners. _______________________________ Promotion: Sign up for the Flamingo Audio e-newsletter at their Conservatory stand and you will enter into a prize draw so as to win a HDMI Flat HEAC 1m cable worth £90. There will be five lucky winners at the end of each Show day. _______________________________ WIN IN THE SHOW COMPETITION: one of ten van den Hul Flat HDMI 180 cables worth £90 each.


H I - F I YO U R C O M P U T E R

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EXHIBITORS INFORMATION

■ FREQUENCY

room 116) will be a spectacular system, consisting of multiple award -winning products from Roksan and Pro-Ject Audio. On hand to demonstrate Audiovector speakers is their International Sales Director, Peter Stenberg.

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Visit Frequency for audio smartphone accessories including headphones, earphones and speakers. Thinksound’s high-end, eco-wood earphones deliver sound as it’s intended to be heard.

On display across two stands (Bristol Suite), are a variety of products from Pro-Ject, Sansui, Ortofon, Audio-Technica, Lehmann and Custom Design – all of which will be for sale at special show discounts.

Blackbox’s C20 Earphones boasts Active Noise Cancellation with their patented technology. Scandinavian headphone manufacturers JAYS and Degauss Labs create incredible sound without compromising style. New Chorus 700 Series from Focal in room 222

■ ■ FOCAL TERRACE | WG GRACE SUITE BUSINESS CENTRE | 222

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Focal has yet again taken over most of the Terrace level (above reception) to Show their range of loudspeakers and multimedia products. After six very successful years Focal is launching a replacement to the Chorus 700V series - the Chorus 700 series. Available in three finishes the stylish 700s mark a new chapter in Focal’s history of sound performance. The fabulous brother & sister duo “The Luck” will play 3 sets a day (Saturday and Sunday only) at the Focal stand on the Terrace level at the Show. They will also be using a unique PA system that includes Focal Stella loudspeakers (£65k pair) and McIntosh mono-block power amplifiers! Please see the Focal stand on the day for exact timings. _______________________________ New: Chorus 700 Series

Our Music Angel Friendz speakers provide revolutionary sound from their surprisingly small, yet chic design. Motorheadphones deliver everything louder than everything else, whilst Merkury products are ideal for the fashion conscious youth. _______________________________ New: Music Angel Friendz speakers available in nine colours. Degauss Labs SPKRS, available in eight colours.

■ FURUTECH / ADL 224

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The Show sees the launch of the superb new Alpha Design Labs ADL-H118 headphones. Joining ADL’s award-winning range of DAC / headphone amplifiers is the new X1. The X1 is a portable 24-bit / 192kHz DAC / headphone amplifier that supports iOS and Android mobile operating systems up to 16 bit / 48kHz. Alongside these are the renowned range of cables, connectors and high performance audio accessories from the Furutech & ADL brands. _______________________________ New: Alpha Design Labs ADL-H118 and X1 headphones.

■ GRADO & PSB BAY 2

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Grado & PSB - trully outstanding headphone brands which deliver both amazing sound quality and fabulous value. Hear for yourself why these two brilliant headphone brands are acclaimed worldwide. Grado – ultimate sonic performance open-back and in-ear headphones.

Fabulous brother & sister duo, The Luck, will play Saturday and Sunday at the Focal stand on the Terrace

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PSB – the best sounding ‘Active Noise Cancelling’ and closed-back models. _______________________________ New: PSB ‘M4U 1’ passive, closedback over-ear headphones.

■ HI-FI+ CONSERVATORY

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Launch of the JUNIOR loudspeaker from Guru in room 226

■ GURU AUDIO 226

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Bristol 2013 hosts the world launch of the JUNIOR, Guru Audio’s new baby brother to the world acclaimed QM10 loudspeaker. Now recognised as one of the leading Scandinavian audio companies, Guru goes beyond delivering a world class musical experience by making truly different loudspeakers that fuse clever engineering, stylish design and pure musicality. The new JUNIOR is set to raise performance standards achieved from small loudspeakers once again. Also on show is the iconic QM10Two and QM60 floorstanding loudspeakers. _______________________________ New: World launch of the JUNIOR loudspeaker.

■ HEED AUDIO 322

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Recently honoured as the “Best Stereo Amp £1000-£1500” in the What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision Awards, Heed Audio’s awardwinning Obelisk si integrated amplifier is taking centre stage in room 322; presenting the company’s “forget hi-fi – remember music” message, to demonstrate real musical enjoyment as the main reason for buying hi-fi. Also on demonstration is the entire Obelisk range of pre-amp, power amps, power supplies, CD transport, DAC and the Zene cartridge and Quasar phono stage combination.

Hi-Fi+ is Europe’s premier English-language high-end audio magazine. Whether it’s the latest in digital audio technology or the best turntable you’ve ever heard, Hi-Fi+ magazine is the ultimate audiophile authority. They aren’t constrained by measurement or bogged down in stuffy old paradigms. They are relevant and a little bit irreverent. Hi-Fi+ features some of the best writers in the business, all passionate about making music sound as good as it possibly can.

■ HI-FI CHOICE

DEMONSTRATION ROOM 428

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Free tickets to the hourly Hi-Fi Choice demonstration in Room 428 are available from the AVTech Media stand on the Conservatory level. Come and take part in one of their famous listening tests as they demonstrate how to set up a computer-based hi-fi system playing some very hi-res music files. Demos start at 11 a.m., 12 noon, 2 p.m., 3 p.m. And 4 p.m. – they look forward to seeing you there!

■ HIFICRITIC CONSERVATORY

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HIFICRITIC is six years old! ‘We must be doing something right,’ say Messenger and Colloms, senior editors of HIFICRITIC

■ ■ HENLEY DESIGNS 116 | BRISTOL SUITE

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Henley Designs are the UK distributors of some of the world’s best Hi-Fi. On demonstration (in

Award-winning products from Heed Audio in room 322


EXHIBITORS BY BRAND

LOWER GROUND FLOOR

GROUND FLOOR

TERRACE & CONSERVATORY

1ST FLOOR

2ND FLOOR

3RD FLOOR

4TH FLOOR

10TH FLOOR

BRANDS .............................................................................SPACE

BRANDS .............................................................................SPACE

BRANDS .............................................................................SPACE

Albarry Music .......................................................................... 230 Aletheia (Vertex AQ) .............................................................. 234 Alpha Design Labs (ADL) ..................................................... 224 Alternative Audio ................................................................... 416 Amphion (Antelope Audio) ................................................ 424 AMR (MCRU) ..........................................................Conservatory Analysis Audio (Alternative Audio) .................................. 416 Antelope Audio ....................................................................... 424 Anthem (Anthem AV Solutions) ............ Executive Lounge Anthem AV Solutions ................................ Executive Lounge Arcam ...............................................................................Empire 1 Art Vinyl (Henley Designs) ........................ Bristol Suite | 116 art:one (Supra Cables) ..........................................Bristol Suite Astell & Kern (Sennheiser) ...................................Bristol Suite Atacama Audio .......................................................... Bay 4 | 210 Atlas Cables ................................................... Bristol Suite | 324 Audio Note................................................................................ 402 Audio Suspension ...............................................Conservatory Audio Technica Heaphones (Henley Designs) ..................... ............................................................................ Bristol Suite | 116 Audioengine (Computers Unlimited) .............Bristol Suite Audiolab (IAG) .......................................................... The Old Vic Audioquest ............................................................................... 204 Audiovector (Henley Designs) ................ Bristol Suite | 116 Aurum (Quadral) ..................................................................... 218 Aurum Electronic (Quadral) ................................................ 218 AV Tech Solutions (UK) ......................................................... 326 AVA Media ................................................................................. 320 Avid HiFi ..................................................................................... 410 AVTech Media (trade & press only) .................................. 426 Bedini (Supra Cables) ............................................Bristol Suite Black Diamond II (Anthem AV) .............. Executive Lounge Blackbox (Frequency) ...........................................Bristol Suite Blue Horizon (Sound Fowndations) .......................209 | 224 Bowers & Wilkins .....................................................Bristol Suite Braven (Computers Unlimited) ..........................Bristol Suite Bryston (PMC) .....................................SS Great Britain 3 | 202 CA Electroniocs (Robytone) ................................................ 422 Canor .......................................................................................... 209 Canton ........................................................................................ 412 Chord Company .................................................... Foyer 1 | 112 Chord Electronics ................................................ The Matthew Clark Synthesis (Anthem AV) .................. Executive Lounge Clarus Cables (Quadral) ........................................................ 218 Clearer Audio (Wilson Benesch) .....................Conservatory Clearlight Audio (Sound Fowndations) ................209 | 224 Cocktail Audio (Sygnifi) ........................................Bristol Suite Computer Audio Design ...................................................... 228 Custom Design (Henley Designs) .......... Bristol Suite | 116 CyFi (Logical Automation) ..............Bristol Suite | 418 | 420 Cyrus ............................................................Bristol Suite | Cabot Dali .....................................................................................302 | 304 dCS (Wilson Benesch) ........................................Conservatory Degauss Labs (Frequency) ..................................Bristol Suite Devialet (Spendor) .......................................................102 | 104 Digital Home @ CU (Computers Unlimited) .Bristol Suite discOvery (Keith Monks) ............................................... Foyer 1 Diverse Vinyl ...................................................................... Terrace DynamiKKs! (Robytone) ....................................................... 422 Dynaudio ............................................................................ Foyer 2 Epson .......................................................................................... 318 Everything But The Box (Prometheus A.E.).................... 316 Exposure .................................................................................... 212

Flamingo Audio ...................................................Conservatory Flexson (Computers Unlimited) ........................Bristol Suite Focal ......Business Centre | Terrace | WG Grace Suite | 222 Focal Multi-Media (Computers Unlimited)....Bristol Suite FoxL (Musical Fidelity) .......................................Conservatory Frequency .................................................................Bristol Suite Furutech..................................................................................... 224 GoldenEar (Karma AV) .....................................406 | 408 | 409 Goldring ..................................................................................Bay 2 Grado .......................................................................................Bay 2 Guru Audio ............................................................................... 226 Heed Audio ............................................................................... 322 Henley Designs ............................................ Bristol Suite | 116 Hi Fi Racks ..............................................................................Bay 3 Hi-Fi Choice ................................................ Conservatory | 428 Hi-Fi News ................................................... Conservatory | 428 Hi-Fi World ................................................................Bristol Suite Hi-fi+ ........................................................................Conservatory HiFi Critic ................................................................Conservatory HiFi Man (MCRU) ..................................................Conservatory HiFI Tuning (MCRU).............................................Conservatory Home Cinema Choice ............................. Conservatory | 428 IAG ................................................................................ The Old Vic Isoclean Audio (MCRU) ......................................Conservatory IsoTek (Canor)........................................................................... 209 JAYS (Frequency) ....................................................Bristol Suite JL Audio (AV Tech Solutions (UK))..................................... 326 JVC .................................................................................. Reception Kaiser Acoustics (Vertex AQ) .............................................. 234 Karma AV ..............................................................406 | 408 | 409 KEF ................................................................................... Concorde Keith Monks....................................................................... Foyer 1 Kudos Audio ............................................................................. 306 LeadingEdge ............................................................................ 234 Leema Electroacoustics.........................................1006 | 1008 Lehmann (Henley Designs)...................... Bristol Suite | 116 Libratone ...................................................................Bristol Suite Light Harmonic (Anthem AV)................. Executive Lounge Logical Automation ...........................Bristol Suite | 418 |420 Loit Design (Alternative Audio) ......................................... 416 LongDog Audio (MCRU) ...................................Conservatory McIntosh (Focal) ..................................................................... 222 MCRU .......................................................................Conservatory Merkury (Frequency) .............................................Bristol Suite Michell Engineering .............................................................. 214 Ming Da Valve Audio UK ...................................................... 213 MoFi (MCRU) .........................................................Conservatory Monitor Audio ...............................................................206 | 208 Motorheadphones (Frequency) ........................Bristol Suite Music Angel Friendz (Frequency) .....................Bristol Suite Musical Fidelity.....................................................Conservatory NAD ...................................................................................Empire 3 Naim Audio .................................................... Bristol Suite | 118 Naim Label ......................................................................... Foyer 1 NAT Audio (Alternative Audio) .......................................... 416 Nordost ...................................................................................... 210 NuForce (Robytone) .............................................................. 422 Okki Nokki (Vinyls Best) .......................................Bristol Suite Olive (Henley Designs) .............................. Bristol Suite | 116 Onkyo .............................................................. SS Great Britain 1 Optoma ...................................................................................... 314 Oriton.......................................................................................... 232 Ortofon (Henley Designs) ......................... Bristol Suite | 116

Paradigm (Anthem AV Solutions) ......... Executive Lounge Parrot (Computers Unlimited) ...........................Bristol Suite Peachtree Audio (Anthem AV) ............... Executive Lounge Perfect Sound .......................................................Conservatory Pioneer .................................................................. Empire 2 | 328 PMC ........................................................SS Great Britain 3 | 202 Power Wrap (Supra Cables).................................Bristol Suite Primare (Karma AV)...........................................406 | 408 | 409 Pro-Ject (Henley Designs) ........................ Bristol Suite | 116 ProAc ........................................................................................... 216 Prometheus A.E. ...................................................................... 316 PSB ...........................................................................................Bay 2 Q Acoustics .....................................................................Empire 3 QED...........................................................................................Bay 1 Quad (IAG).................................................................. The Old Vic Quadral ...................................................................................... 218 Quadraspire .............................................................................. 114 Quantum (Atacama Audio) ..............................................Bay 4 Quarkie (Musical Fidelity ..................................Conservatory Rega ............................................................................................ 220 REL Acoustics .................................................................308 | 309 Revel (Karma AV) ...............................................406 | 408 | 409 Robytone ................................................................................... 422 Rohde & Schwarz ....................................................Bristol Suite Roksan (Henley Designs) .......................... Bristol Suite | 116 Rotel (Bowers & Wilkins).......................................Bristol Suite Ruark Audio .............................................................................. 106 Sansui (Henley Designs)............................ Bristol Suite | 116 Screen Innovations (Anthem AV) ......... Executive Lounge Sennheiser ................................................................Bristol Suite SIM2 (Anthem AV Solutions) .................. Executive Lounge Simple Audio............................................................Bristol Suite SmX (Anthem AV Solutions) ................... Executive Lounge Sonic Design (Supra Cables)...............................Bristol Suite Sony..................................................................................... Wallace Sound Fowndations ....................................................209 | 224 Spendor ...........................................................................102 | 104 Stillpoints (MCRU) ...............................................Conservatory Supra Cables ............................................................Bristol Suite SVS (Karma AV)...................................................406 | 408 | 409 SVT Sunoko-Vent (Quadraspire) ....................................... 114 Sygnifi .........................................................................Bristol Suite Synthesis (Prometheus A.E.) ............................................... 316 T+A .............................................................................................. 312 Tannoy ............................................................ Bristol Suite | 310 Teac (Onkyo) ................................................. SS Great Britain 1 Tellurium Q (MCRU) ............................................Conservatory Themescene (Optoma)......................................................... 314 Thinksound (Frequency) ......................................Bristol Suite Timestep ....................................................................Bristol Suite Tivoli (Henley Designs) .............................. Bristol Suite | 116 True Colours Industries ........................................................ 414 van den Hul (Flamingo Audio)........................Conservatory Vermouth Audio (MCRU) ..................................Conservatory Vertex AQ (LeadingEdge) .................................................... 234 Vinyls Best .................................................................Bristol Suite Vivitek ......................................................................................... 404 Wharfedale (IAG) ..................................................... The Old Vic What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision ............................Bristol Suite What Satellite & Digital TV .................... Conservatory | 428 Wilson Benesch ....................................................Conservatory Wireworld (Prometheus A.E.) ............................................. 316 Yamaha............................................................ SS Great Britain 2

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FLOORPLANS 10th FLOOR

LIFTS

LEEMA ACOUSTICS 1008

1006

HI-FI CHOICE DEM-ROOM 428

AVTECH MEDIA

420

422

424

426

(Trade & Press only)

AMPHION / ANTELOPE AUDIO ROBYTONE LOGICAL AUTOMATION

412

414

416

418

LOGICAL AUTOMATION ALTERNATIVE AUDIO TCI CANTON

311

SALES, ADVICE & CLEARANCE

PIONEER AVTECH SOLUTIONS

328

326

318

320

322

324

ATLAS CABLES

HEED AUDIO

AVA MEDIA

EPSON

316

302

304

306

308

309

310

312

314

PROMETHEUS A.E.

OPTOMA

T+A

TANNOY REL ACOUSTICS

REL ACOUSTICS KUDOS AUDIO DALI

DALI

213

MING DA VALVE AUDIO

211

SALES, ADVICE & CLEARANCE

LIFTS

410

409

408

LIFTS

AVID HIFI PRIMARE / REVEL PRIMARE / GOLDENEAR

406

SVS / PRIMARE

402

404

VIVETEK PROJECTORS AUDIO NOTE

234

230

232

LEADINGEDGE / VERTEX AQ

ORITON

ALBARRY MUSIC

216

218

220

222

224

226

228

COMPUTER AUDIO DESIGN

GURU AUDIO

FURUTECH / ADL

McINTOSH / FOCAL

REGA

QUADRAL

PROAC

206

208

209

210

212

214

MICHELL ENGINEERING

EXPOSURE

NORDOST

ISOTEK / CANOR

MONITOR AUDIO

MONITOR AUDIO

202

204

AUDIOQUEST

PMC / BRYSTON

NAIM AUDIO

SPENDOR

114

112

102

104

106

RUARK AUDIO

CHORD COMPANY

QUADRASPIRE

116

AUDIOVECTOR / ROKSAN

118

There is NO SMOKING allowed at the Marriott

DEVIALET / SPENDOR

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LEEMA ACOUSTICS

4th FLOOR

LIFTS

3rd FLOOR

2nd FLOOR

1st FLOOR

LIFTS


FLOORPLANS

NAD Q ACOUSTICS

PMC / BRYSTON SS GREAT BRITAIN 3

EMPIRE 3

CONSERVATORY

THE MATTHEW

EMPIRE 2

ARCAM

QUAD / IAG

• ATACAMA AUDIO HI-FI RACKS

SYGNIFI

HENLEY DESIGNS

COMPUTERS UNLIMITED

ATLAS CABLES

FREQUENCY

SUPRA CABLES

NAIM AUDIO

GRADO / PSB GOLDRING

BRISTOL SUITE

BOWERS & WILKINS

HENLEY DESIGNS

HIFI WORLD / ROHDE & SCHWARZ

TOILETS

FOYER 2

LOWER GROUND FLOOR

SALES & ADVICE

LIBRATONE CYRUS

CYFI

THE OLD VIC

LIFT

LIFT

EMPIRE 1

TANNOY

SENNHEISER

CONCORDE

WALLACE

SS GREAT BRITAIN 1

VINYLS BEST

LIFT MUSICAL FIDELITY

KEF

SONY

ONKYO / TEAC

TIMESTEP

HI-FI + HI-FI NEWS

SS GREAT BRITAIN 2

PIONEER

DYNAUDIO

Open 12.00 am – 3.00 pm

TERRACE GRILL

HIFICRITIC

CABOT

YAMAHA

EXECUTIVE LOUNGE

ORGANISERS

SIMPLE AUDIO

QED

ANTHEM AV SIM2

FOOD AND DRINK DELI SANDWICHES, SALADS and LIGHT, HOT FOOD can be had in the TERRACE GRILL on the TERRACE LEVEL. TERRACE CAFE and the TERRACE BAR serve DRINKS and SNACKS and will be open throughout the show. (Note: outside public hours alcohol can only be served to residents.)

MCRU

VAN AUDIO SUSPENSION DEN HUL

WILSON BENESCH / dCS

PERFECT SOUND

CHORD ELECTRONICS

CYRUS

In association with

FOCAL

FOYER 1

KEITH MONKS

SHOW ENTRANCE

TOILETS

PRESS & TRADE ONLY

ORGANISERS DESK & TRADE PRESS RECEPTION

JVC

LIFTS

HOTEL RECEPTION

GROUND FLOOR

FOCAL

WIN £10,000 worth of prizes in the Show competition. Drop your entry card (given to you on entry to the Show if you don’t have one of our mailed cards) into one of the boxes around the Show, marked ● on the floor plans

PURCHASES MADE AT THE SHOW

HOTEL ENTRANCE

BAR

DIVERSE VINYL

FOCAL

TERRACE

CLOAKROOM

TERRACE CAFE

(LIFTS TO SHOW FLOORS)

LIFTS

EXIT ROUTE

CHORD COMPANY

FOCAL W.G. GRACE SUITE

CHORD CO

ENTRANCE DESKS

TERRACE BAR

TOILETS

NAIM LABEL

TANNOY

■ Remember you can get great deals on all purchases from the three Show sales desks located in the foyer and on the second and third floors. Our sales rooms are in 211 and 311. Room 211 has a large selection of clearance bargains all at exceptionally low prices! Check them out and pick up a bargain. Sales desks are open until 5.30 pm. 13


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Delivering the explosive charge of the latest hi-def movie soundtracks is Monitor Audio’s diminutive MASS home cinema system. Its sculpted ��������������� �������� ������� ����� ����������� ���� ������������������ ��������������������������������������������������������������������� friendly styling. Perfect home cinema, made for every room.

Visit us at the Bristol Show, in rooms 206 & 208

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Stereo Magazine. The advert-free model has been a success – and the combination of informative features and in-depth audio reviews, including computer audio, is very popular. Come and meet the expert team at Bristol and they’ll try and answer your audio queries. Special offers on back numbers and a Show discount for the latest issue. _______________________________ New: The latest issue reviews the amazing D’Agostino Momentum stereo power amplifier and the Audio Research Digital Bridge exclusive.

■ HI-FI NEWS

HI-FI CHOICE HOME CINEMA CHOICE CONSERVATORY

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Visit the stand to meet the staff from your favourite hi-fi and home cinema magazines. They’ll have all our latest issues on sale and you can take advantage of special Show Subscriptions offer that includes a set of fantastic AKG headphones. You can also pick up free tickets to our hourly Hi-Fi Choice demonstrations in Room 430.

■ HI-FI WORLD BRISTOL SUITE

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Hi-Fi World, a magazine on sale in 42 countries around the world, is on Stand 4a in the Bristol Suite. Come and meet the team and tackle them with your problems – or any issue if it comes to that. They are happy and willing to help and always enjoy talking to readers, experts or whoever! _______________________________ Promotions: Take out a subscription and get a pair of Audio Technica ATH-WS55i headphones free (RRP £89.00): look good whilst you commute and sound good too! New subscribers can enter a draw in which we have a Sansui WLD+ 201L network player to give away. They also have 300 Hi-Fi World caps to give away: first come first served...

■ HI FI RACKS BAY 3

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A family-run business, Hi Fi Racks design and create high quality audio visual furniture from the finest solid hardwoods. The multi award-winning range includes hi fi racks, TV stands, speaker stands, wall mounts and accessories – all individually handmade at their Rutland workshop. Hi Fi Racks pride

themselves on their ‘one size doesn’t fit all approach’, offering both customised and standard options. Look out for two brand new products: the Podium Slimline (a complete four-tier rack) and the Slimline Speaker Stands.

■ IAG THE OLD VIC

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Visit IAG’s suite to experience Quad’s stunning new ESL2912 electrostatic reference loudspeakers in action. A Quad Platinum CD player backed by a brace of Platinum Mono amplifiers completes a must-be-heard system. Additional Quad gear on show includes the ESL-2812 debutants and a full line-up of Elite, L Classic and Valve products. _______________________________ WIN IN THE SHOW COMPETITION: an Audiolab 8200 CD Player worth £700.

■ KARMA AV 406 | 408 | 409

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Karma-AV are demonstrating Primare’s newly acclaimed DAC30, together with the new MM30 streaming module through GoldenEar speakers. New to the UK but well established in North America, GoldenEar’s stereo and multi-channel systems - including the new 3D Array soundbar - have received a clutch of top speaker awards. It’s all down to innovative drive units particularly the ribbon tweeter – have a listen! They are also demonstrating the awesome SVS range of subs and introduce a new Revel speaker. _______________________________ New: Primare DAC30 and MM30, GoldenEar 3D Array SoundBar, SVS SB13 Ultra, SB1000 and PB1000 subs and Revel Performa 3.

■ KEF CONCORDE

■ ISOTEK | CANOR 209

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The superb new CANOR TP134 valve integrated amplifier featuring EL34 output valves and CANOR’s proprietary CMTTM technology is launched at the Show. Also unveiled is a prototype CANOR CD player, due for official release mid 2013. IsoTek – with Keith Martin MD – is launching their new entry-level range of products dubbed the Discovery series, delivering highly effective yet eminently affordable solutions to enhance sound and picture quality, whilst also protecting valuable equipment from spikes and surges in the mains supply. _______________________________ New: Canor TP134 valve integrated amplifier. _______________________________ WIN IN THE SHOW COMPETITION: an IsoTek EVO3 Polaris worth £250, one of five IsoTek EVO3 Premier worth £80 each or one of 20 IsoTek Ultimate System set-up discs worth £20 each.

■ JVC RECEPTION

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Visit JVC’s stand in the main reception and watch the DLA-X55R projector in action, exposing you to a whole new world of 4k images. The line-up consists of DLA-X95R, DLA-X75R, DLA-X55R and DLAX35 with JVC’s superior image processing technologies built-in. All are 3D enabled and, from the DLA- X55R upwards, boast upgraded e-shift2 technology which up-converts and scales 2D content to a 4K image, delivering incredible picture resolution.

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KEF are once again showcasing some of their very latest product and technology innovations at this year’s Show; the KEF LS50 mini-monitor, What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision’s Product of the Year, is on demonstration alongside the all-new X300A – KEF’s first digital computer speaker. Also on demonstration is KEF’s R100 5.1 AV system – a further What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision award-winning speaker package perfect for music or movies. Join KEF in the Concorde Suites (previously Oslo Suites) and be one of the first to experience some of KEF’s most stunning loudspeaker products! _______________________________ Competition: win a pair of KEF Q500 in English Cherry!

■ KEITH MONKS FOYER 1

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The makers of the world’s first - and still the finest - Record Cleaning Machines return to Bristol in their usual spot in the foyer. Don’t forget to bring your records along for a free clean - either old treasures, or anything you’ve bought at the Show - new discs like washing too! Expect to see the latest RCM models, discOvery cleaning products and useful analog accessories, plus the usual shenanigans and indeed malarkey from The Record Doctor himself.

■ KUDOS AUDIO 306

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Kudos Audio will be demonstrating the latest addition to the Cardea ‘Super’ range, the Cardea Super 20

reference-quality floor-standing loudspeaker. The Super 20 has been developed to produce the ultimate musical performance from their 2-way floor-standing loudspeaker range using technology from both the Kudos flagship Titan T88 loudspeaker and the outstanding standmount loudspeaker, the Super 10. Reference quality digital and analogue playback systems are being used to give visitors a taste of this remarkable loudspeaker’s capabilities. _______________________________ New: Kudos Cardea Super 20.

■ LEADINGEDGE 234

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LeadingEdge, Vertex AQ, Aletheia and Kaiser Acoustics are showing the importance of system infrastructure to hi-fi setup and component design. Supports, electro-magnetic absorption, the mains and room acoustics treatments feature in demonstrations of what happens when you apply these principles to system setup and extend these principles inside the equipment itself. The result is a staged approach to getting the best from the system you already own, plus new component and speaker designs that deliver astonishing performance.

■ LEEMA

ELECTROACOUSTICS 1006 | 1008

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2013 is an exciting year for Leema. Their Elements range expands with the addition of a high resolution streamer, a flexible power amplifier and the supremely configurable Ultra phono stage. The Constellation series has not been ignored, with the stunning Libra DAC joining in the summer. Leema’s current Elements phono stage migrates to the new Essentials range, making room for the Ultra and gaining a nice aluminium front panel on the way. The Essentials asynchronous USB DAC joins late spring. _______________________________ New: Constellation range Libra DAC, Elements range Streamer, Power amplifier, Ultra phono stage and Essentials range Asynchronous USB DAC. _______________________________ Competition: Win a fabulous Leema Elements DAC. Entry details available in the Leema suite on the tenth floor. _______________________________ WIN IN THE SHOW COMPETITION: a Leema Antila IIS Eco CD Player worth £3,500. 15


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experience 3000 watts of pure audio heaven.

Hi-fi quality wireless speakers from Libratone in the Bristol Suite

■ LIBRATONE BRISTOL SUITE

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Libratone are showcasing its family of hi-fi quality wireless speakers, the Libratone Live, Libratone Lounge and Libratone Zipp. All of Libratone’s products are wireless and driven by Apple’s AirPlay and new PlayDirect technology with the addition of auxiliary and optical inputs, allowing audio to flow freely, with or without wires and no loss of sound quality. Libratone speakers allow you to stream your favourite tunes anywhere, anytime. “Liberty” - “Libratone” different spelling, same meaning. _______________________________ New: Exciting software updates on their way. Watch this space.

■ ■ LOGICAL

AUTOMATION BRISTOL SUITE | 418 | 420

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CyFi Has Landed! A remarkable range of digital Home Theatre/Music Systems has arrived! The CyFi products on display include the ‘Cyclone’ Server - a total media solution that enables you to store your entire DVD/3-D/CD and Image library collection on to the system. The Cyclone offers substantial storage capacity from 1 TB to 12 TB of disc space, so you can enjoy your movies and music in full-quality uncompressed splendor. When linked to the patented Active Omni-Directional ‘Spectra’ full range and ‘Terra’ Subwoofer speakers, you’ll

Distinctive and totally unique, CyFi’s ‘Cinema’ Server, (designed for smaller environments), is a standalone unit with a built-in 4 speaker system that also offers the option of connecting Active Satellite and Terra Subwoofer speakers. It also has the same storage capacity as the ‘Cyclone’ and delivers 300 watts of pure music and movie bliss. Both units can play DVD, Blu-ray, 3D and CD’s directly from discs.

■ McINTOSH 222

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McIntosh has handcrafted prestige audio products in Binghamton, NY since 1949. A tremendous level of detail goes into the design and construction of a McIntosh product. It can take up to two years from initiating the concept to creating the final product. Over the years, many famous musicians, recording artists and producers have selected McIntosh audio systems for the rich quality of sound, to experience music the way the artist intended.

■ MCRU CONSERVATORY

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State-of-the-art solutions for the digital generation

Let listening take centre stage with Naim.

MCRU will again support some of the world’s leading manufacturers of cables and accessories. They are the exclusive dealer for Tellurium Q cables at the Show so make sure you visit their stand for a good deal. They also have many other clearance cables and connectors at bargain prices. The new MCRU + LDA regulated power supply for the Audiolab M-DAC is being demonstrated along with the MCRU Music Server. Please visit the stand early and pick up your “I am a believer, cables make a difference badge” wear it throughout the day as their team of helpers will be walking round the show handing out prizes for anyone wearing the badge. _______________________________ New: MCRU Music Server, Longdog Audio DAC, MCRU turntable. _______________________________

Our new range of digital separates and all-in-one systems combine the convenience of the digital revolution with the toe-tapping, spinetingling musical performance on which we’ve built our reputation. > Visit our ‘The Future of Hi-Fi’ stand in the ball room and room 118 to discover more.

Competition: Prize draw to win a pair of HifiMan HE300 headphones.

■ MICHELL

ENGINEERING 214

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Michell are once again displaying their range of turntables and accessories. Listen to the Orbe SE being played through ProAc D18 loudspeakers. New for 2013,

high quality, aluminium speaker spikes and floor protectors and a new addition to the range, Michell moving coil, (yet to be named) cartridges. _______________________________ New: aluminium speaker spikes and floor protectors, moving coil cartridge.

■ MING DA VALVE AUDIO UK 213

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With a growing brand recognition along with an excellent reputation in the UK Hi-Fi market, Ming Da Valve Audio UK has once again come to Bristol to show the first of the new Dynasty series, including the “Octet” integrated amplifier along with the “Duet-300” a single ended 300B integrated amp for high efficiency speakers. They also have, of course, their stunning 5 channel Valve AV amp the MC5-S on show once again!

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New: Dynasty series amplifiers, including the The Octet, The Piccolo-Grande and Duet models.

■ MONITOR AUDIO 206 | 208

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Monitor Audio are back again with two rooms of the finest audio kit, including, for the first time in the UK, the excellent What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision awardwinning MASS multi-channel AV system and the acclaimed WS100 wireless audio system. If you’re ready to upgrade your audio from handheld, computer or disc media, treat yourself to a close encounter with their signature blend of great sound, innovative design and versatility, and explore its potential to transform the quality of entertainment in your home. _______________________________ WIN IN THE SHOW COMPETITION: one Monitor Audio Mass 5.1 System worth £800.

■ MUSICAL FIDELITY CONSERVATORY

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For audiophile sound quality on the move, the NEW Musical Fidelity EB-50 is a is an In Ear headphone set for discerning music lovers, We think that we have re-set the mark by which IEM (in-ear monitors) will be judged. Quarkie headphones were created by a British and Asian design team of music lovers. We make serious headphones with studio-monitor sound quality – but we don’t think they have to look boring. foxL portable audio products are


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simply remarkable loudspeaker systems that are small enough to fit in your pocket but with a sound big enough to fill a room. _______________________________

Please make sure you visit us on the ground floor first to book in for a demonstration before going up to the first floor. _______________________________

New: Musical Fidelity EB-50 in-ear headphone.

New: DAC-V1 asynchronous USB DAC and NAP 100 compact power amplifier.

■ NAD & Q ACOUSTICS EMPIRE 3

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See and hear the What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision award-winning Q Acoustics 2000i 5.1 speaker package with NAD T757 home cinema receiver and NAD T567 Blu-ray player. Also experience NAD’s two new state-of-the-art products, the Masters Series Digital Music Suite and the NAD C390DD Direct Digital amplifier. Naturally, to ensure all the products deliver their very best performance, all interconnects and speaker cables are supplied by QED. _______________________________

New: Audition the new Q Acoustics ‘Concept 20’ loudspeaker.

■ NAIM LABEL FOYER 1

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Naim Label have all of their latest recordings available to purchase in the foyer, including Naim Jazz, Naim Edge and Naim Classical titles and some tempting exclusive Show offers.

■ NORDOST 210

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Rune Skov from Nordost will demonstrate their brilliant new Blue Heaven HDMI cable. This cable is the first HDMI cable to be 100% built in the USA and to have received both HDMI and DPL certification! Nordost also demo their recently added Red Dawn Power cable which offers high end performance at a very reasonable price.

making it ideal for daytime use. Optoma HD25 – The affordable Full 3D 1080p projector. _______________________________ New: Optoma HD25 - The affordable Full 3D 1080p home entertainment projector.

■ ORITON 232

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Playing some of the finest sounds from the Mighty Sam McClain to Robert Cray through devices designed and developed by Oriton, unharnessing the magic time and time again. They welcome you to sit, listen and enjoy the music as they bring it to life in room 232. Oriton, the magic is in the sound.

■ PERFECT SOUND CONSERVATORY

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Butterfly is the first impression for PERFECT SOUND. There are three curves of butterfly in both left and right, representing the low, medium, and high frequencies in the stereos that are linked and cannot be missing. Just like PERFECT SOUND insistence to hold each range characteristic and

present most real affected integrity for you. PERFECT SOUND would like to lead you to roam through the music domain like butterfly flutters into the note.

■ ■ PIONEER EMPIRE 2 | 328

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Among the Pioneer products on show are the new XW-SMA speaker range, which use Apple AirPlay and can wirelessly stream music without the need for a Wi-Fi network via Wireless Direct. Renowned for its home cinema receivers, Pioneer has completed its line-up with the launch of four impressive machines, all of which have class D amplification. Pioneer has also returned to twochannel hi-fi with a stunning new range of amplifiers and SACD players including the flagship A-70 and PD-50.

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WIN IN THE SHOW COMPETITION: a Pioneer N-50 Network Audio Player worth £500.

■ ONKYO & TEAC SS GREAT BRITAIN 1

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DAC-V1 on display on Naim’s ‘The Future of Hi-Fi’ stand in the Bristol Suite

■ NAIM AUDIO BRISTOL SUITE | 118

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The Future of Hi-Fi: Naim handle every step of the music streaming process with products to rip, store, catalogue, control and most importantly play your music, so you can let listening take centre stage. These solutions, including the new UnitiLite all-in-one player and DAC-V1 digital to analogue converter, will be on display on Naim’s ‘The Future of Hi-Fi’ stand in the Bristol Suite. However, they’ve saved the real show-stopper for visitors to Room 118. The NDS and DR Power Supplies: Naim will take you through the range starting with the new DACV1 and NAP 100 combination, through our separates network players, arriving at the pinnacle of streaming performance: the NDS network player and 555 PS DR power supply. Tickets for demonstrations in Room 118 will be available from the main stand in the ball room.

As one of the world’s leading lights in Home Cinema Onkyo is giving pride of place to its multi award-winning THX-certified home cinema receivers, complete with rolling demonstrations of the latest state of the art in surround sound... visitors WILL be shaken! Stereo fans aren’t forgotten either - singing in the same room, will be the sensational A-9030 and A-9050 2channel amplifiers as well as What Hi-Fi? Sound & Vision’s Networked Micro System Of The Year, the incredible Spotify-enabled CRN755. And don’t forget it’s the UK debut of the TEAC Reference 501, the world’s most advanced mini hi-fi system!

Experience pure audio indulgence with the new

series

In SS Great Britain suite, ground floor

■ OPTOMA 314

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Visit Optoma for an exclusive demonstration of the brand new HD25: Full 3D 1080p home entertainment projector. The Optoma HD25 is a big screen allin-one solution, offering a Full HD resolution with integrated Full 3D technology and built-in speakers, eliminating the need for external audio or adapters. With exceptional brightness and contrast, the HD25 can even be used in environments where ambient lighting is present,

Ultimate digital playback with the new BDA-2 DAC & BDP-2 player

Plus the award winning

series room 202

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Always a Pioneer We’ve got an exciting range of award-winning home audio equipment this year. Come and see us in the Empire Two Suite on the ground floor.

X-SMA3 Wireless Speaker

SC-LX86 AV Receiver

BDP-150 Blu-Ray Player

SC-LX56 AV Receiver

N-50 Two Channel Hi-Fi

A-50, N-50, PD-50 A-70 Two Channel Hi-Fi

Pioneer iControlAV2

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X-SMA Wireless Speakers

@pioneeruk

VISIT US TODAY I THE EMP N TWO SU IRE ITE

iPad®, iPhone®, and AirPlay® are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. iPhone, iPad and AirPlay are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. “Made for iPod/iPhone/iPad” means that an electronic accessory has been designed to connect specifically to iPod/iPhone/iPad and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance standards, Apple is not responsible for the operation of this device or its compliance with safety and regulatory standards. Pioneer does not sell iPods/iPhones/iPads.

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EXHIBITORS INFORMATION

■ ■ PMC SS GREAT BRITAIN 3 | 202

■ QED BAY 1

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PMC unveil the awesome new BB5SE at this year’s Show powered by Bryston’s 28B SST2 1000W mono block amplifiers in SS Great Britain 3, Ground Floor with the full range of the award-winning twenty series in room 202. You can hear recordings exactly the way they did in the studio and just as the artist intended - join PMC. _______________________________

QED The UK’s leading specialist cable brand have lots of fantastic ‘Show Deals’ for 2013. As well as award-winning interconnects and loudspeaker cables – ‘Custom Made’ while you wait – there’s new ‘award-winning’ digital interconnects and the brilliant ‘uPlay Plus’ Stereo Bluetooth receiver, incorporating ‘apt-X’ technology. The uPlay Plus allows suitable Bluetooth enabled phones, laptops, mp3 players etc. to wirelessly send CD quality music to your hi-fi system. _______________________________

New: BB5 SE, MB2 SE and IB2 SE. _______________________________ Competition: win a pair of DB1 Gold Reference studio monitors. Entries should be posted in PMC Room 202. _______________________________ WIN IN THE SHOW COMPETITION: a pair of PMC twenty.21 loudspeakers (Oak) worth £1,375.

■ PROAC 216

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ProAc are showing their top of the range stand mount loudspeaker, the Response D2, retailing for £1,880 in standard veneer finishes. Ebony and rosewood available at extra cost. The D2 is designed for the finest quality music reproduction, giving true monitor performance when partnered with high quality electronics. The cabinet materials and seamless integration of drive units via a high quality crossover network, highlight the ProAc trademark attributes of pinpoint imagery and open midrange.

■ PROMETHEUS A.E. 316

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Prometheus are proud to introduce to the UK the brand of loudspeakers from ‘Everything But The Box’, designed and made in Bulgaria. These are mid to highend speakers totally individual in design, build and finish put together using only high end components. The speakers from EBTB are powered by Synthesis Valve Amps, coupled with cables from Wire World; and with AV furniture stands from Demagio, this will make a special and exciting showroom to visit. You will be amazed by the design and performance of these products which sets them apart from the rest of the market. Unique and can be bespoke to your tastes. _______________________________ New: The 2013 Range from EBTB.

New: QED ‘uPlay Plus’Wireless Hi-Fi Bluetooth receiver.

■ QUADRAL 218

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Visit Quadral and experience the meaning of true hi-fi in the dem room this year. Quadral have moved upwards, away from the ground floor ‘open booth’ location which they’ve had in the past to their own dem room. They’ve got an absolute treat in-store for you and your ears, with the gorgeously detailed and master crafted speakers and electronics, made in Germany. quadral - delivering the promise of world-class performances at real-world prices. _______________________________ New: quadral Aurum VULKAN VIII-R speaker and quadral PLATINUM M series speaker. _______________________________ Competition: Win a pair of quadral MAXI 440 indoor/outdoor speakers in their free-to-enter prize draw worth over £350.

■ QUADRASPIRE 114

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Quadraspire is a small family run business involved in the UK manufacture of specialist hi-fi racks that combine style function with acoustic performance. Once again Quadraspire are demonstrating just how big an impact hi-fi racks can make on system performance, in particular the differences that are made by Glass, Wood and now Bamboo. On display are the Q4 and SVT racks as well as Q4 / SVT Wall Brackets and Speaker Stand. _______________________________

RP8 turntable from Rega in room 220

■ REGA 220

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Experience the latest products from Rega Research. Celebrating Rega’s fortieth year they continue to push the boundaries and bring you more ground breaking products during 2013. Rega are demonstrating their first skeletal design RP8 turntable fitted with the Apheta MC cartridge and hope to bring you a world exclusive of a new switchable MM/MC phono stage the ‘Aria’. You may also get a sneak peek at a new electronic range which will be available later this spring.

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New: RP8 turntable with Apheta MC cartridge, Aria MM/MC switchable phono stage, Elicit R integrated amplifier (working prototype on dem) and Saturn R CD player.

■ REL ACOUSTICS 308 | 309

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REL’s European launch of two new models the R528se, a super charge R528, incorporating technology from Serie G range and the best of Serie R to give you a powerful, yet quick sub bass. The Habitat, their second offering, is a real step away from RELs

traditional units, but with all the features you would expect from REL and a few you wouldn’t. They’ll also be a static display of other units.

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New: The Habitat and the R528se limited edition subwoofers.

■ ROBYTONE 422

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NuForce will for the first time in Europe, be showing the IA18 integrated amplifier. This remarkable unit incorporates components used in NuForce’s celebrated Reference Series products. These include much of the same circuitry as the P-20, NuForce most recent flagship pre-amplifier, a Cross Matrix Array (CMA) capacitor module, and two V3 output amplifier modules. To dem the IA-18 are connected to the German DynamiKKs1 DB8.2 Horn loudspeakers which are also new to the UK market. _______________________________ New: NuForce IA-18 integrated amplifier, HP-800 monitor headphone and DynamiKKs! DB8.2 Horn loudspeakers. _______________________________ Competition: Win a NuForce HP800 monitor over ear headphone (worth £124) plus a CA Electronics headphone stand (worth £72.95)

■ ROHDE & SCHWARZ BRISTOL SUITE

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New: Bamboo SV2T and Speaker Stand. _______________________________ WIN IN THE SHOW COMPETITION: a Quadraspire Q4 Bamboo Rack worth £500.

The new R528se limited edition subwoofer from REL in rooms 308 and 309

Rohde & Schwarz is a leading electronics group based in Munich (Germany). Renowned for engineering excellence the company stands for quality, precision and innovation. They operate in all fields of wireless communications and have solutions for testing electronic devices in the audio industry, mobile radio and wireless communications industry, consumer and RF electronics equipment, mobile and broadcast network operators and studios and broadcasters. Come and see the world’s most advanced audio analyser on the Hi-Fi World/Rohde & Schwarz stand. 19


EXHIBITORS INFORMATION

Multi-room music streaming from Simple Audio in the Bristol Suite

Cocktail Audio X10, a high quality audio system with CD storage from Sygnifi in the Bristol Suite

■ RUARK AUDIO

discover an exciting One Touch experience and hear for yourself the world’s first Magnetic Fluid Speakers in Soul-Shaking Clarity. If that’s not enough- you will be able to get your hands on an exclusive 5* AV package, that’s not to be missed.

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Ruark Audio believes that good sound quality should be available to everyone! That’s why in 2004 they diversified away from their loudspeaker background to develop a range of small audio products with beautiful aesthetics but still with a serious attitude to sound! At this year’s Show Ruark are delighted to premiere their forthcoming MR1 Active Speakers. With Bluetooth/apt-X technology, like their radios, Ruark are confident that these beautiful multipurpose speakers are going to win their company many new fans. _______________________________ New: Ruark Audio MR1 Active Bluetooth speakers.

■ SENNHEISER BRISTOL SUITE

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For over 65 years, Sennheiser has been focused on the relentless pursuit of audio perfection. This heritage continues to be the driving force behind every product they produce today. It is embodied in everything they do – constant innovation, precision engineering and exclusivity. This journey has led Sennheiser to create some of the finest headphones

exclusively available through Club Orpheus dealers where you will receive first class service, priority product support and unparalleled expertise.

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New: IE 800 In-Ear Deluxe and HDVD 800. _______________________________ Competition: Win a Pair of HD 800’s, visit the stand to enter.

■ SIMPLE AUDIO BRISTOL SUITE

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Simple Audio released its first multi-room music streaming system last year and is gaining a great reputation for superior sound performance. Learn more about the brand with simplicity and sound quality at its heart at the Simple Audio stand where the team will be on hand to give you a full demonstration of its Roomplayers and accompanying desktop and mobile applications. _______________________________ New: Powerline Adapter AV200.

■ SONY WALLACE

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Sony is showcasing its unique 4K world, combining the stunning 84 inch 4K TV with the brand new STR-DA5800ES 4K AV Receiver and the award-winning BDP-S790 4K Blu-ray Disc Player. Also come and

■ SPENDOR

& DEVIALET 102 | 104

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The new Spendor A6R loudspeaker (£2,495.00 pair) sits between A5 and A9 in the Spendor A-line. A new Spendor EP77 polymer cone bass-mid driver and a new crossover lift clarity, dynamics, effortless performance and value to a new class level. With the emphasis on a great music making system at a realistic price we’ll be demonstrating the new Spendor A6R loudspeaker with a Naim SuperUniti - streaming a wide selection of CD rips and hi-res, music downloads. _______________________________ New: A6R and D7 loudspeakers.

speaker and interconnect cables, Bedini Hex & Quad Beam CD/DVD Clarifiers.

■ SYGNIFI BRISTOL SUITE

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Sygnifi are showcasing the Cocktail Audio X10, a high quality audio system with CD storage, internet radio and music streamer. The perfect device for ripping, storing and playing CD’s as well as digitising output from vinyl and cassettes. The X10 is a neat unit that moves with the digital times but remains simple and easy to use. _______________________________ Promotion: FREE Wi-Fi Dongle with each unit purchased.

■ T+A 312

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T+A are making the UK premiere of their all new HV Series, as featured in What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision’s top 10 picks of CES. Featuring the PA 3000 HV amplifier and the MP 3000 HV media player,

■ SUPRA CABLES BRISTOL SUITE

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Wavelength Distribution returns again to Bristol with the awardwinning range of Supra products, including HDMI+Ethernet, Hi-Fi, Video, Mains Power and Speaker cables plus some useful accessory items such as Mains Blocks. The new Economy range of Jenving HDMI+Ethernet cables will be available too. We’ll also have products such as: Bedini CD/DVD Clarifiers, the fabulous art:one folding headphones, Sonic Design damping feet and Power Wrap RF Suppressors. Visit the stand for great Show prices plus a competition too!!! _______________________________

See the world’s most advanced audio analyser on the Hi-Fi World/Rohde & Schwarz stand in the Bristol Suite

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New: Supra “White Series” of

The new Spendor D7 loudspeakers in rooms 102 and 104


Handcrafted in the UK

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EXHIBITORS INFORMATION

■ VINYLS BEST BRISTOL SUITE

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T-01MC moving coil phono stage from Timestep in the Bristol Suite

the HV Series sets new standards for non-compromising audiophiles - no matter how their music is stored - thanks to the latest T&A DAC technology and huge power delivery. Also on show is the award-winning DAC 8 and E-Series electronics. _______________________________ New: HV Series - PA 3000 HV and MP 3000 HV.

■ VIVITEK

■ ■ TANNOY

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BRISTOL SUITE | 310

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With three different stands at this year’s Show, Tannoy are hard to miss! Showing the incredible breadth of the product portfolio from this prestigious UK loudspeaker manufacturer, Tannoy exhibit the recent What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision award-winners, Revolution DC6 and the new special edition version floorstanding model, the Revolution DC6T SE through to models at the very top end of their speaker range. The long-awaited Precision range is being demonstrated in room 310 – come and see and hear these distinctive, feature-packed models. The two other Tannoy stands are 15 and Bristol Suite Stand 1 (opposite the What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision dem room). _______________________________

New: Possible concept and prototype models. _______________________________ Competition: Win a Tannoy TFX 5.1 home theatre system each of the 3 days of the Show.

■ TIMESTEP BRISTOL SUITE

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Another year and the recession lumbers on... To combat this VB is selling a superb selection of music at affordable prices. There is still an audiophile/collectible selection with prices to shock. There are also some great bargains at amazingly low prices. For those of you not convinced that VINYL IS BEST and stay with that old digital medium, there will be some CDs about. On display, Europe’s best selling record cleaning machine, the strangely named OKKI NOKKI.

Possible concept and prototype models from Tannoy in the Bristol Suite and room 310

■ TRUE COLOURS INDUSTRIES 414

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TCI are enthralling onlookers by demonstrating their most popular products, including their What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision, Hi-Fi Choice and Hi-Fi News awardwinning cables. Comparative demonstrations will feature mains cables, speaker cables and interconnects across various price points. Cables can be purchased in the room at Show prices. Special discounts are available, including massive savings on HDMI cables and system deals. So visit room 414 to hear the difference TCI cables can make to your system and pick up a bargain! _______________________________ New: Mamba Interconnect, Temple Mains Powerlead, Boomslang and Ribbon.

New to the UK home cinema market, Vivitek is actually one of the world’s largest and most successful projector manufacturers. Prices for Vivitek Full HD 1080P projectors start at less than £1,000 and range up to nearly £9,000. Vivitek believe they deliver the very best value available. Judge for yourself and experience these new projectors, together with the award-winning Q Acoustics Q7000 loudspeakers and NAD Electronics, in room 404. _______________________________ Offers: 10% off selected projectors.

■ WHAT HI-FI?

SOUND AND VISION BRISTOL SUITE

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Visit the What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision team in the Bristol Suite, where they’ll be running hourly demos of their state-of-the-art Ultra HD home cinema system: Sony’s £25k KD-84X9005 4K TV, a Marantz UD7007 Blu-ray player, Yamaha RX-A3020 home cinema receiver and Dali Epicon 7.2 speaker system.

Timestep are showing their EVO II Technics turntable for the first time. Featuring the Funk platter, SME 309 tonearm, AT33EV cartridge, Timestep Bearing, Timestep Shunt PSU and the Furutech AG-12 tonearm cable.

See front cover for prizes!

The editorial team will be on hand all weekend to answer your hi-fi and home cinema queries, and there’ll be fantastic prizes to be won in the Show competition, as well as a special magazine subscription offer.

■ WILSON BENESCH CONSERVATORY

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On the back of a vintage British year, Wilson Benesch, dCS and Clearer Audio present the “Best of British” High-End Audio. Described as “The ambassadors of High-Tech” by Alan Sircom, Wilson Benesch is using the Show for the UK premiere of the radical new flagship loudspeaker, The Cardinal. Partnered with the leading British digital audio design company dCS and their stunning Vivaldi System: experience a High-End Audio system, the like of which has never been seen before at the Show! _______________________________ New: Cardinal flagship loudspeaker.

■ YAMAHA SS GREAT BRITAIN 2

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It’s all about entertainment as Yamaha celebrates 125 years! Experience the high performance AVENTAGE 20 Series AVR and Bluray player and the phenomenal new YSP-4300 soundbar!

There are some cool new Desktop Audio products available such as the MCR-B142 Bluetooth micro system and stylish HPHPRO300 headphones.

Also featuring is the brand new T-01MC Phonostage. Prepare to be utterly shocked... and then some! _______________________________

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WORTH OF PRIZES TO BE WON IN OUR SHOW COMPETITION

The award-winning RX-V673, RXV373, YSP-2200 and A-S500 are all on show alongside the mighty 5star RX-A3020 and budget YAS-101 soundbar!

A brand new Technics SL-1210 can be supplied, one of Timestep’s guaranteed used ones, or your own can be modified. Have a chat with Dave and bring him some chocolate Hob Knobs!

New: T-01MC moving coil phono stage, a customisable minimalist design selling for £995.

£10,000

There are also a few surprises and some great offers in store so be sure to visit Yamaha! _______________________________ UK premiere of the radical new flagship loudspeaker, The Cardinal from Wilson Benesch in the Conservatory

WIN IN THE SHOW COMPETITION: a Yamaha RX-V673 home cinema receiver worth £500.


Not Only! Not only does AudioQuest make the amazing little DragonFly DAC … Not only does AudioQuest make cables for all the traditional applications … AudioQuest also offers truly exceptional cables which bring the joy, subtlety and nuance of your favorite music from all your sources:

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iPod/iPad/iPhone to USB (5 models) 3.5mm to 3.5mm or RCAs for all smartphones and music players (7 models) Toslink Low-Jitter Fiber-Optic (4 models) Tonearm cables (5 models) RJ/E Ethernet (6 models) USB 2.0 and 3.0 Full-Size and Mini (9 models) FireWire (4 models, of 6/6, 6/9, 9/9) HDMI (8 models) Digital Coax (7 models) AES/EBU Balanced Digital (6 models) NRG AC Power cables (10 models)

Visit us in Room 204

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SPECIAL SHOW OFFERS BRAND

PRODUCT

£ ORIGINAL

£ SHOW

£ SAVING

ARCAM

Buy an rCube and save £100! £399.00 £299.00 £100.00 Save £401 on a new AVR 360 home cinema receiver with a trade in £1,400.00 £999.00 £401.00 Save £500 on a new AVR400 home cinema receiver with a trade in £2,000.00 £1,500.00 £500.00 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

DYNAUDIO 20% off all Dynaudio Xeo exclusively at the Show! _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ HEED

Buy the What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision award-winning Obelisk si integrated amp and get a free, fitted, DAC card worth £265 £1,555.00 £1,290.00 £265.00 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

EPSON

EP-TW8100 and EP-TW9100/W projectors - buy at the Show and get 2 extra pairs of 3D glasses _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

KEF Save £200 on KEF Q500 loudspeakers (cherry) £699.95 £499.95 £200.00 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ LIBRATONE 20% off all Libratone exclusively at the Show! _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ PIONEER

First 3 customers purchasing an SC-LX76 each day receive a free BDP450 Blu-ray player (worth £250) and the trade in price of £1099 £1,949.00 £1,099.00 £850.00 Buy the SC-LX56 at the Show price and get another £200 off with a trade in £1,299.95 £904.95 £395.00 Buy the SC-LX86 at the Show price and save another £350 with a trade in £2,199.90 £1,519.90 £680.00 VSX-922 home cinema receiver £349.95 £249.95 £100.00 BDP-450 Blu-ray player £249.90 £199.90 £50.00 SC-2022 home cinema receiver £899.95 £599.95 £300.00 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

QUADRASPIRE 20% off all Quadraspire exclusively at the Show! _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ REGA

Buy any Rega turntable and get 2 free Diverse Vinyl label LP’s from a choice of Marc Olsen, Fionn Regan and Carrie Rodriguez _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

REL Buy a T-zero sub woofer at a Show special price of £250 £299.00 £250.00 £49.00 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ SANSUI 20% off all Sansui exclusively at the Show! _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ SIMPLE AUDIO

Buy a Roomplayer and, in addition to the 15% offered by the Show, we will give you a free Simple Audio Powerline Adaptor worth £59. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

TIVOLI AUDIO

Radio Silenz active noise cancelling headphones £119.00 £99.99 £19.01 iYiYi radio alarm-equipped iPod stereo music system £399.00 £179.00 £220.00 Connector iPod docking solution £109.00 £49.00 £60.00 iSongBook portable radio alarm-equipped iPod stereo music system £389.00 £179.00 £210.00 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

YAMAHA

Buy an RXA2020 home cinema receiver and get a free BDA1020 Blu-ray player (worth £399) Buy any RXV home cinema receiver (excluding the RXV373) and get a free BDS473 Blu-ray player (worth £159) Half price on the YHT298 AVR/5.1 home cinema pack Half price on the NX-50 active TV/PC speakers Buy EPH20 in-ear headphones in black for just £4.95

£1,899.90

£1,499.90

£400.00

£399.95 £99.95 £19.95

£199.95 £49.95 £4.95

£159.00 £200.00 £50.00 £15.00

SAVE £££s AT SOUND & VISION - THE BRISTOL SHOW 15% OFF all items over £100 sold through our sales desks* Great deals on all purchases from the three Show sales desks located in the foyer and on the second and third floors. Our sales rooms 211 & 311 also have a large selection of clearance bargains all at exceptionally low prices! Check them out and pick up a bargain. Sales desks are open until 5.30 pm. More Show deals are coming up all the time - please check with the Sales desks 24

*exclusions apply - please check the posters in the Sales areas * These discounts do not apply to any Show special offers. E&OE

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