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Michael Fremer Posted: May 13, 2013 0 comments
Joachim Gerhard is best known as a loudspeaker designer.
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Michael Fremer Posted: May 12, 2013 4 comments
Join my walking tour of Munich's High End Show 2013 courtesy GoPro camera mounted on my head. This is the first time I used the camera.
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Michael Fremer Posted: May 12, 2013 2 comments
Reinhard Thöress's point-to-point wired hybrid JFET/vacuum tube powered phono preamp features five phono inputs, plus variable RIAA that allows you to adjust variances from the RIAA curve at the time constant "knees" of the curve.
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Michael Fremer Posted: May 12, 2013 1 comments
This is a photo of Lyra's new Etna cartridge. While it may not spew lava, hopefully the name refers to its volcanic-like dynamic range.

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Michael Fremer Posted: May 11, 2013 2 comments
This compact idler wheel drive turntable designed by Audio Silente's Simone Lucchitti kept me coming back to look and finally hear, though in the crowded main floor listening was next to impossible.
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Michael Fremer Posted: May 11, 2013 6 comments
Not everyone would strap a GoPro camera onto his head and walk around the High End Show in Munich. But I did. Videos will be posted as soon as they are downloaded and edited!
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Michael Fremer Posted: May 11, 2013 6 comments
Pro-Ject founder and CEO Heinz Lichtennegger has decided to go after the cheap plastic turntable market with a high quality alternative that will sell for $199 complete with an Ortofon cartridge.
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Michael Fremer Posted: May 11, 2013 0 comments
Just concluded day two of High End 2013 in Munich. The MOC Convention Center was packed. It's a large venue sort of like a somewhat smaller Javits Center in New York City. Not all of it was used for the show but much of it was, including an enormous ground level space and much of the second and third floor atrium area.

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Michael Fremer Posted: May 08, 2013 15 comments
Through her early EMI recordings, among others, the late Hungarian violinist Johanna Martzy has achieved fame, notoriety and a cult following that escaped her during her lifetime.

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Michael Fremer Posted: May 08, 2013 6 comments
I'll be attending the Munich Hi-End Show Thursday through Sunday and reporting back here nightly on all things analog at the show. Stay tuned!

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