Overture Ultimate Home Theater Electronics

Overture Ultimate Home Theater Electronics

Always a pleasant face, yay, a relaxing presence as I crawl by way of present halls, Technics’ Bill Voss was readily available to play music and discuss store in an area hosted by Overture Ultimate Home Theater Electronics of Wilmington, Delaware.

New to the room, and lately introduced, Technics’ 4th era Direct Drive SL-1200 GR2 Turntable ($2199). Salient factors of the desk’s construct embody a newly developed motor-drive circuit, newly designed low-noise energy provide adopted from Technics’ Reference Class SL-1000R turntable, "new colour cues of sure components and components, in addition to the brand new physique floor, contact high quality so as to add even greater desirability to the brand new GR2s," said the press launch. To cut back environmental impression, packaging for the 1200GR2 is "freed from Expanded PolyStyrene (EPS). Instead, it’s fabricated from smart-shaped cardboard, sustaining secure safety of the product and features a cardboard field for the equipment, permitting ease of elimination and storage."

Also within the system: the terrific SU-R1000 Integrated Amplifier ($9999), which I reviewed in December 2021, SL-G700M2 Networking CD/SACD/DAC participant ($3499), and Sonus Faber Sonetto 5 loudspeakers ($5000). Cartridges had been by Hana and Soundsmith, cabling was from Clarus, and it was all supported by Harmonic Resolution Systems.

This system was oh-so-smooth taking part in Oscar Peterson’s basic We Get Requests and the extra uncommon "Calypso Minor" by Abdullah Ibrahim, from the 2010 album Sotho Blue.

More Technics: Down in Plaza 1 Ballroom, Matterhorn Audio featured the Reference Class SL-1000R turntable ($26,999) in "a world class Euro branded system."

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November 14, 2023 at 03:24AM

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