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RCanelas

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I already have my (admittedly short) trip planned with other local audiophiles. Can't promise a lot of videos as I'll be more interested in listening and interacting with the impressive array of product representatives.
 

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Bom dia Miguel

Bem-vindo ao WBF (What's Best Forum). Peço desculpa pelo meu português. Nasci no Porto mas parti quando tinha 2 anos de idade. O português era falado na minha casa, e viajei muito para o Porto, Lisboa, Coimbra, Estoril (Cascais) e Sintra.

Desejo-vos a melhor sorte e boa sorte com a vossa exposição HiFi no Sheraton do Porto.

Vai gostar muito da WBF. A maioria dos membros são simultaneamente experientes e conhecedores.

Só queria fazer-vos sentir mais em casa. Como uma Casa Portuguesa - Amália Rodrigues :)

Adeus e boa escuta
 

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Thank you very much to all for your positive comments!

Besides the already mentioned products we also will demo Wadax Akasa DC Reference Cables and Atlantis Reference PSU for the Reference Server .
Also for the first time here we will have from USA Stage III Cerberus Speaker Cable , Poseidon Power Cord and CKahron XLR. From MSB we also will demo Director Reference with Select.
They arrived just in time for this show!

For the ones that will attend Looking forward to meet you this weekend in a Oporto! We will have international press coming so some reports will follow but will try to post here some pictures in advance!

Stay Tuned!
 

rgmd11

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Day One....
 

LL21

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Day One....
Fantastic! Thank you for taking the time to record and post...looking forward to comments around both the horns and the Wadax digital.
 

LL21

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How did it go everyone?
 

rgmd11

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How did it go everyone?
Videos of the set-ups in the other 4 rooms, I heard it was a big success, and I believe Darko and PursuitPerfectSystems were there amongst further media attention




 

LL21

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Thank you! Some amazing equipment there!
 

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Day One....
Any thoughts on these? For such a system, even a first impression can only ever be just that. I am just curious. I have heard the new Trios with dual-horns. With Emm MTRX monos...I do not know those amps at all. Have read superlatives. Still, I would intuitively be curious to have heard how they sounded with the Kondos which were shown here.
 

RCanelas

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The show was a brilliant tour de force from Ultimate. The rooms were well balanced, and a very good notion of the true potential of the systems was apparent in every room, something not always easy to achieve in show conditions.

The Kroma surprised me for the extremely low distortion, even if they are not my cup of tea, loudspeaker wise.
The Trios were a surprise due to the level of coherence they displayed, something I had not heard them do before in other settings. Super impressive.
 
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The show was a brilliant tour de force from Ultimate. The rooms were well balanced, and a very good notion of the true potential of the systems was apparent in every room, something not always easy to achieve in show conditions.

The Kroma surprised me for the extremely low distortion, even if they are not my cup of tea, loudspeaker wise.
The Trios were a surprise due to the level of coherence they displayed, something I had not heard them do before in other settings. Super impressive.

Trios are quite coherent, weighty, very immediate, detailed and great bass. Their only (relative) shortcoming to the best horns is tone of the upper half, but either way they are a very good speaker.
 

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My favorite system

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Burmester 159 Mono Amplifiers with FalkenOhr base.

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Burmester 111 MusicCenter and 948 Power Conditioner

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Siltech Double Crown cables.

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Thank you for all the comments!
Sorry the lack of feedback but need to do some week of holidays after this hard work.
We were really happy with the show. Not easy to build 5 systems in a space of 24h. Sunday the systems were already playing very good and for sure with more time would have been even better.

Room acoustics were not perfect as always but we tried to acomplish the best we could.

Next year we will do the show again but in Lisbon.
Will report here some pictures and some links to the media coverage.
All the best
Miguel
 
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rgmd11

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Superb...Well done Miguel and your staff.....i am just one of your many many happy customers...
 
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Ultimate is a dealer/distro for the Lampi horizon now? This is ultimate audio set up?

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I love the champagne colors of those Trios!
 

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