News about Blumenhofer Acoustics

Warsaw Audio Video Show 2015

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It is useless to say that the show was gorgeous: everybody knows about the Audio Video Show in Warsaw, Poland. I did not. The more I've seen the more I was surprised by the dimensions and the perfect organization of the event. Adam has been able to build a real big, challenging, amazing event.
Nearly 150 rooms, I do not know if it is the second or the third biggest HiFi show in Europe, together with the Munich High End and the Norddeutsche HiFi Tage in Hamburg. When somebody claimed it was great, I could not imagine how great it is.

For the first time the 50 rooms at the national stadium have been added to the show rooms of the hotels. And we were there in one of those.

Now, to our presence: we were present in 2 rooms. One room in the main hotel another room is in the stadium.
The hotel room presented:
- Burmeister CD player
- Sphinx integrated Amplifier
- Tempesta 17 and Fun 13 loudspeakers
- Cammino cabling and power harmonization

The stadium room presented:
- Scheu Analog turntable
- Cary Audio CD Player
- Cary Audio electronics, complete: Phono Preamp, Preamp, Power Amp
- Cammino cabling and power harmonisation
- Genuin FS 1 MK 2 loudspeakers

We took all the time needed to setup the system and we let it play for the whole time, from the beginning of the show until the end. As usual we had wonderful surprises as we noticed that some of the components were getting better and better (in the end some of them were not even burned in).
And then we have discovered that people liked all the different kind of musics. There are shows, where You only can play classical music, there are shows where the classical music sounds like an invitation to exit from the room. In Warsaw it has been totally different! Death Metal, or Violin, Hard Rock or Soft Melodics. As soon as the music was good, people of all ages came in.

To see Yourself, You can have a look at our picture gallery here or come to the Audio Video Show 2016.

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Suono di Gusto - Milano - Italy

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Spinelli HiFi in Viale Zara 108 in Milan hosted an event sponsored by our Italian distributor: HiFi United and the Home Vision group.
We have spent some good days playing there music. There were lot of people and very friendly customers. It was recharging! And we enjoyed it.

The system was composed by:
- Transrotor Turntable
- Rega CD Player
- Octave V70-SE Power amplifier
- Several components from M2Tech
- Astri contributed very effectively to tune the room acoustics
- and our Genuin FS 3 MK 2.

Lot of the components were brand new, but at the end of the days we managed to burn them in.

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Chengdu International Acustic Exibition

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Tony participated to the Chengdu International Exhibition with our big Fun 17. Things are changing for us in China… soon more news about it!
Here our picture library

Blumenhofer Acoustics Shanghai Corp.

Finally succeeded! Our approach to the China Market will be slightly different: we have been finally able to establish our Blumenhofer Acoustics Shanghai Corporation. This is going to be a warehouse for our Chinese dealers. All the rest will run as always: the orders will come to us and will delivered by us. From Germany if the warehouse is empty, from China, if we have availability. Let's see which advantages we can offer to our customers. And no, no way that we will shift our production to China.

HiFi Messen in Horten - Norway

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Horten HiFi Messen is a small show in Horten, Norway.

Ketil invested lot of research to chose what to play in the room. He even made a professional measurement of the sound qualities of the room to be sure to be ready for the show and avoid surprises during setup.
He sais:

Great hifi show
very nice feedback, the Fun 10 was perfect in this small room.


The set up was simple:
- Resonessence labs Mirus DAC
- Leben CS 600
- FUN 10
- Cables from Analysis Plus
- DAAD Room treatment from acustica applicata

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Ljubljana Multimedia Show 2015

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Lots of people told me that this is a small show. Well they should be disappointed by that: the show is big! There were at least 25 rooms and huge crowd of people. We shall not forget that Slovenia only bears about 2 million inhabitants.
The Ljubljana Multimedia HiFi show is big (here its FaceBook page), and it is worth participate to it. No doubts on that. I was thinking about it since at least 2-3 years and this year, with the meeting with Igor Opassi from Tafos Audio this idea became real.

The quality of our performance rose day by day and we have been able to deliver the quality of sound I'm used to. Each day we had to face different problems in the room, but every day we have been able to master them! Thanks to Claudio Trevisanello from Cammino and our all ideas and intuitions. One time more I state that his products are a value added to the performance.
Surprising was the EL 84 Power Amplifier of Trafomatic. There are no other words to describe it: it has been able to push the music and transfer the life feeling trough the whole chain!

The quality has been confirmed by several positive feedback from the public and several e-zines:
- TooLoud, reported in his show review several times about our room, here
- Audiopuls, came professionally with his CDs and plaid them in a real hurry trough, but that was sufficient to leave a positive impression about our system, here
- Audio-Kontakt, the participants of the forum where enthusiastic about the performance we delivered, here

Now about the system, in room 105:
- Loudspeaker Tempesta 17
- Power Amplifier Trafomatic Audio Premise
- CD Player from Exposure UK, the smallest one
The whole system is about 7600€ and plays great music already

The analog part was based on my personal Technics SP-15 Turntable
and not to forget that the complete cabling and power treatment came from Cammino


Audio-Kontakt clip of our room


It was worth being there. We think about being there again next year! Even with the hope to meet some of the people again!
Here our pictures.

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Review of the Fun 17 on Hörerlebnis in German

Westdeutsche HiFi Tage - Bonn

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At the Westdeutche HiFi Tage, Armin Kern and Stefan Brück presented a system in the hall of the Hotel. This is for sure not the best environment to present ta loudspeaker, but probably the most effective way to impress people.
They were playing for the first time ever the Genuin FS 3 MK 2 and they made a Signature Edition out of it… It is amazing was the idea of Armin!!

This loudspeaker will follow me in the next german events! We wait for Your contribution.


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Graz Vinyl & Music Fair

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That was amazing, such a huge amount of people was not expected: we were ready to relax at the show, but in fact we had a huge amount of contacts that it is unbelievable!
4 Seasons - beautiful ladies came to visit us. In the name of Music and Beauty.

Vienna Vinyl & Music Fair goes Graz, 1. bis 4. Oktober 2015, Grazer Herbstmesse, Halle D (1.400 Quadratmeter)

More than 70 exposer on about 1400 m2, lots of gigs, and much more to enjoy during the days. Hereafter some information in German:

Platte trifft Teller, Klang trifft Bilder, Hörgenuss auf Augenschmaus! Rocker auf Röcke, Djs auf Djanes, HipHopper auf Austropopper, Schellacks auf Feschaks, Damen auf Herren, Junge auf Junggebliebene, …… und alle eint das Faible für Schall und Platten, für Vinyl & Musik!Über 70 internationale Aussteller auf cirka 1.400 Quadratmetern, zahlreiche Live-Acts, ein abwechslungsreiches Rahmenprogramm, unzählige Tonträger, HiFi, Zubehör und ausgewählte Exponate der Sonderschauen "HiFi-Legenden und "50 jahre BEATLES in Österreich" machen die Vienna Vinyl & Music Fair zur Messe für Ihre Ohren. Und irren Sound! "Die Messe für Ihre Ohren und irren Sound" bringt dank ihres einzigartigen Konzeptes Musikliebhaber, Musikschaffende und HiFi-Hersteller zusammen. Die jeweils 3.000 bis 5.000 Besucher erwarten zahlreichen Live-Actts, dj-sets, HiFi vom Feinsten und rund eine halbe Million Tonträger.


More info here: http://www.vinyl-music.at/
http://www.vinyl-music.at/vienna-vinyl-music-fair-goes-graz/
http://www.grazerherbstmesse.at/grazerherbstmesse.at/2015/de/_index%20HM15.php

Sir Oliver will also play in Graz:
http://sir-oliver.com/index.php?lang=ger&page=livedates&selected_month=10

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Here You can read the Blog comments of Walter Kircher: it is worth it and it is in english.

Veldhoven - Holland - X-Fi Show 2015




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Music2 audio import partecipate to the X-fi 2015 edition:

He is the most ''analogue'' focussed distributor in the Netherlands and he knows something about High-End Audio, Music and how this should be presented.
After years of co-operation with mentors A.J. van den Hul, Mr. ''Pluto Audio'' Eddy Driessen, Thomas Blumenhofer and Octave Audio's Andreas Hofmann we bring you a complete analogue representation using turntables, tube amplifiers and horn-loudspeakers.

The pure and dynamic presentation of music which brought to you has become a reference for many and can be seen as Music2's trademark.

In Room 40 during the X-fi Audio Show 2015 they played Blumenhofer Acoustics, Cammino, Dr. Feickert Analogue, Octave, Ikeda Sound Labs, Koetsu, Pluto Audio, Reed, Sonore AC, van den Hul and many, many more.
The new Octave V80SE has been presented and played the master at the show, here You can enjoy more pictures of the 2 days event.

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Vienna Vinyl & Music Fair




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More than 70 exposer on about 1800 m2, lots of gigs, and much more to enjoy during the days. Hereafter some information in German:

Platte trifft Teller, Klang trifft Bilder, Hörgenuss auf Augenschmaus! Rocker auf Röcke, Djs auf Djanes, HipHopper auf Austropopper, Schellacks auf Feschaks, Damen auf Herren, Junge auf Junggebliebene, …… und alle eint das Faible für Schall und Platten, für Vinyl & Musik!Über 70 internationale Aussteller auf cirka 1.800 Quadratmetern, zahlreiche Live-Acts, ein abwechslungsreiches Rahmenprogramm, unzählige Tonträger, HiFi, Zubehör und ausgewählte Exponate der Sonderschauen "HiFi-Legenden und "50 jahre BEATLES in Österreich" machen die Vienna Vinyl & Music Fair zur Messe für Ihre Ohren. Und irren Sound! "Die Messe für Ihre Ohren und irren Sound" bringt dank ihres einzigartigen Konzeptes Musikliebhaber, Musikschaffende und HiFi-Hersteller zusammen. Die jeweils 3.000 bis 5.000 Besucher erwarten zahlreichen Live-Actts, dj-sets, HiFi vom Feinsten und rund eine halbe Million Tonträger.

More info here: http://www.vinyl-music.at/

We played, but that was not the main point, we played our Genuin FS 2 in an Accustic Arts setup. Crowned by a Dr. Feickert Blackbird turntable.
And there was a second setup, with a Tempesta 17. But for sure it was not an audiophile show, it was all about Music, the way it should be.
The gigs? Well, astonishing, really professionals and amazing music made. For the first time in my life, I enjoyed an hammond, live!!

My opinion? Well, believe me, this show will grow. This show has a really astonishing potential! And we are one important part of it. You will see in 5 years: if the cards are played in the proper way, it is going to become one of the reference show in the German speaking countries!
But if You are curious to see some pictures I took from the current 2015 edition: please check here our gallery
And here You can read the Blog comments of Walter Kircher: it is worth it and it is in english

Montreux CE Show 2015

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At the Montreux CE Expo 2015, Soundrevolution had a big room, about 70 square meter, and we presented our Genuin FS 2 combined with The Tune from Einstein. The whole power cleaning was based on Cammino their Power Harmonizer to get the system playing at its best.

The opted for analogue music reproduction, but even our CD partners found a good solution for their needs. The sources will be:
- Plattenspieler Thales TTT-Compact including the famous Thales Tonarm
- CD Transport from Audio Tonale

At fist I was surprised by the quantity of strange products at the show: refrigerators, ovens, television sets, even pots and hair blowers.
At first I was not really understanding what was happening: very little public at the show. Then I understood that: it was a dealer show.
Each person entering the room was in fact dealer of some kind of electronic components or home appliances. GREAT!!

We had the time to spend and to discuss with each person coming to our room. I think I've seldom enjoyed such a relaxed and rich fair, seldom in such a beautiful place with such a rich environment (even outside the show area).
If You are curious? Here to our gallery.

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Refreshing

Beijing - China - international HiFi Exhibition

One of our dealers, bound to Mr. Yang from Guangzhou,

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At the Beijing HiFi show played our Tempesta 20 connected to an Ottavio EL 48 power amplifier. I've heard this combination somewhere else and was really extraordinary!

This is the comment of Mr. Bill. Our friend and producer of Ottavio:

Hi Andrea,
The Beijing Hi-end show we got alot of praise.Many of the network media and hifi fans write the reviews.
This show our equiment combination is;
- CD Player: CEC TL3N
- DAC: Apogee Symphony I/O
- Amplifier: Ottavio 84i
- Loudspeakers: Blumenhofer-Acoustics Tempesta20


Here You can see some pictures of the show. The setup was really nice!

Sempre-Audio.at releases an analisys on our product line

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Michael Holzinger of Sempre-Audio.at is always astonishing. Not even one day after our news about the Genuin FS 3 MK 2, he is making an analysis on our Genuin product lines. And as usual he is going deep in the matter. Here You can read his article, in German. Enjoy!
I'm looking forward for his article on the Tempesta 17! ;-)

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We introduce the Genuin FS 3 MK 2

It was due time, after introduction of the harmonic construction on the Genuin FS 2 and then in the Genuin FS 1 MK 2, even the Genuin FS 3 needed a major overhaul. And now there it is. Today we introduce the new Genuin FS 3 MK 2.
This loudspeakers bears several news, if compared with the one it substitutes:
- Harmonic construction
- 25cm (10") paper woofer based on own development (instead of 20cm-8")
- easy time alignment system on top of the main cabinet
- floor ported bass reflex duct (instead of front)
- own made lacquered HDF horn

It maintains lots of the properties that made the Genuin FS 3 MK 1 a best-seller:
- High efficiency
- flat impedance curve
- tube friendliness
- switchable impedance linearization for the cross over frequencies

For us a really major improvement, worth the while.
Available starting mid of October 2015. Now, the music is up to You!

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