Denon and Arcam are tenuous for me too. That said if they wanted to spend money and attend the show the organisers would be fools not to take the money.
That Yamaha rig will give very little change from £30k so it's not exactly entry level. The Wharfedale is going to be 'just under £5k' and again, while not the true high end, it isn't exactly cheap. No Steinway Lyngdorf- I don't think they've ever attended.
In reality, there's more affordable gear at Munich that at Bristol. It's just interspersed with stuff that is mind boggling.Denon and Arcam are tenuous for me too. That said if they wanted to spend money and attend the show the organisers would be fools not to take the money.
Too pedestrian, I need the real madness:Did you not read about the mains conditioner?
Some of is (particularly in the world of turntables and speakers) genuinely form being thrown under the function bus, though given how gorgeous Rega manage to make their decks I do occasionally wonder.1. Why is so much of this stuff so hideous? Is it function over form?
That room sounded awful, it was embarrassing the number of expensive items on expensive racks. Ordinary at best, I didn't even sit down for more than 30 secondsThe Nagra room with YG Acoustics speakers was well over a million pounds.
The Lyndorf room was shared and the 2 channel set up was not very memorable, at this price point to me a number of rooms where better. The revamped JBL's driven with Levinson were good