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Michael Fremer  |  Oct 15, 2013  |  First Published: Dec 31, 1969  |  13 comments
November 26th Blue Note Records releases Thelonious Monk Paris 1969 on CD/DVD, CD and vinyl as well as on a digital download album and long form video.
Michael Fremer  |  Oct 13, 2013  |  First Published: Dec 31, 1969  |  13 comments
Atomic Audio Labs gets the RMAF "Extravagant Performance Enhancement Claims" award for the startling number of benefits said to derive from resting a Mac Mini on one of the company's' Mac Mini Platforms.

Michael Fremer  |  Oct 13, 2013  |  First Published: Dec 31, 1969  |  1 comments
PS Audio's recently announced $1895 NuWave Phono Converter, combining a DSD capable A/D converter and MM/MC phono preamp was demoed at RMAF and is now in production.
Michael Fremer  |  Oct 13, 2013  |  First Published: Dec 31, 1969  |  1 comments
Imported from Taiwan by Mockingbird LLC, which also imports the Jakutis turntable, the Zorin TP-S3 is an A.C. synchronous motor, belt-drive turntable with an acrylic platter riding on a polished ceramic bearing.

The $3750 'table, which weighs 29 pounds, features a polished stainless steel-aluminum alloy base incorporating the arm mount system.

The arm is the $2070 Zorin Music PUA-12, a 12" gimbaled bearing tonearm featuring a stainless steel arm tube and brass plated titanium counterweights. The patented headshell allows for overhang, zenith angle and VTA adjustability. The carbon fiber mat adds an extra $300+ to the total price.

Michael Fremer  |  Oct 13, 2013  |  First Published: Dec 31, 1969  |  0 comments
The $9500 Jakutis belt-driven Black Stork from Lithuania includes aluminum and acrylic sandwich platter and integral stand. The wooden-tubed unipivot tone arm costs $1755. Save 20% when bought with the 'table.

Michael Fremer  |  Oct 13, 2013  |  First Published: Dec 31, 1969  |  0 comments
VANA Ltd. now distributes in America Feickert turntables and accessories.
Michael Fremer  |  Oct 13, 2013  |  First Published: Dec 31, 1969  |  0 comments
U.K. based Sonneteer introduced a new version of the $1295 Sedley MM/MC phono preamp. The USB version with built in A/D converter sells for $1495.
Michael Fremer  |  Oct 13, 2013  |  First Published: Dec 31, 1969  |  0 comments
RMAF 2013 was the official audio show launch venue for Acoustic Sounds' new Super HiRez DSD and high resolution PCM digital download website.

Michael Fremer  |  Oct 13, 2013  |  First Published: Dec 31, 1969  |  3 comments
Lyra, now distributed domestically by Audioquest, officially launched its new Etna phono cartridge (red, lower left) at RMAF 2013.
Michael Fremer  |  Oct 13, 2013  |  First Published: Dec 31, 1969  |  1 comments
Keith Monks Audio Works debuted at RMAF 2013 the Discovery One record cleaning machine, based upon a Chinese-made "replica" of a Technics SL-1200 turntable.

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