The Best for Show Reporting
Coverage of CEDIA
Expo ' 99
from Indianapolis, IN, USA, September
All prices in US dollars.
The Proceed line, also from Madrigal, now includes
the PMDT modular DVD transport, which features a fully upgradeable design and retails for
Internet retailer CoolAudio.com showed their line
of products that includes the Roksan surround-sound processor and five-channel amp. Each
piece retails for about $2000.
SimAudio has released their new $5000 Attraction surround-sound processor as part of their
Moon series of electronics. All functions available are on the supplied remote control.
Synergy cables come from Synergistic Research, a company well known to audiophiles.
President and designer Ted Denney shows the company's high-performance S-Video cables,
which can be terminated in the field without solder.
For budget enthusiasts, the $1100 Dimension home-theater system from Audio Specialiste
features the D-Sat-2 speakers and D-Sub-110 powered subwoofer.
Spreading the word about Audio Specialiste's extensive line of speaker products is Lee
Lareau, who is formerly of NEAR loudspeakers.
Theta Digital's new Dreadnaught amplifier is priced from $6000 to $6300 depending on
SoundStage!'s Jim Causey is shown holding one of the Dreadnaught's amplifier
Thiel showed their new PowerPoint surface-mount loudspeakers that feature Thiel-made
No one, and I do mean no one, at Toshiba seemed to know the price of these speakers that
they offer. However, it was generally accepted that these were aimed at budget
audiophiles. The series features Lineaum tweeters, a high-end design that also trickled
into some Radio Shack speakers released a few years ago.
Pioneer claims this to be the thinnest portable DVD player on the market. Priced at $1299,
the PDV-LC10 includes S-Video and composite inputs and outputs.
Shown are the Pininfarina One speakers from Alliante with Vela stands. The package retails
for $7250 per pair.
- Show Coverage: Doug Schneider and James Causey
- Additional Editing: Marc Mickelson
- Digital Photo Editing: Doug Schneider