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Loudspeakers

Better, sharper, clearer

If you think high-definition and 3-D televisions are impressive, you ain't seen nothing yet.

Friday, 30 March, 2012, 12:00am

SOUNDS great

The latest trend in home entertainment is the ultraslim and free-mounting speakers capable of delivering genuine high-quality sound.

KEF is one of several brands moving in this direction. 'Simplicity and ultraslim are the latest trends, especially among those in their early 30s,' says KEF store manager Chung Wai-leung.

22 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Into Pearl River Delta

Ensemble Modern (Germany) presents a collection of new works (including the one above) with surround sound effects and video projections created by five composers. Nov 20, 8pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

20 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

In gear

Pack a punch

16 May 2010 - 12:00am

Gadget corner

Class ceiling

10 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Hi-res: sound walls

Walk into the Tekk88 showroom and you'll be greeted with an array of esoteric speakers and ergonomically designed audio-visual components lined up like entrants in a beauty contest. But then you hear music drifting towards you, in an area with just an LCD monitor and ... a blank white wall.

2 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Hi-res: Scala Utopia

Focal's third generation flagship series, the Utopia speakers have arrived in style ... literally. Put a pair of the Scala Utopias in your living room and they'll take everyone's breath away. They look that good, but more importantly they sound good ... exceedingly good.

29 May 2009 - 12:00am

Hi-res: mini hi-fi

Arcam's Solo Mini music system follows in the footsteps of other hi-fi manufacturers' offerings, embracing USB and iPod connectivity. The additions work well and do not detract from the high standard of CD and radio reproduction. The system recently won a Sunday Times poll for best lifestyle hi-fi product.

27 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Soundmatters foxLmb

While almost every mobile phone now comes with a music player, it's still pretty hard to share your music with your friends. And while sharing a set of earphones between friends might be cozy, the listening experience is certainly not.

16 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Hi-res: KHT 3005 SE home theatre system

In 2006, when the KHT 3005 home theatre system was unveiled, punters looked at the egg-shaped speakers and thought KEF was sacrificing sound for design. How wrong they turned out to be. The world's audiophile and design press gave it kudos for not only its groundbreaking acoustic technologies but also its design.

21 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

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