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Sydney Audio Club - Sunday 12th August NAD/PSB - Audio Products Group (APG)

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The August 2012 meeting of the Sydney Audio Club sees us once again at Dence Park for an afternoon of fine music and sound and convivial company.

Each month, the Sydney Audio Club presents the finest in high end audio systems for our members and guests. It's a bit like a private audio show once a month where you can hear and discuss equipment that you might not otherwise have the chance to audition. And you can bring along your own music to test the capabilities of the system or to just share with like-minded music lovers in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

This month, we focus on the offerings of the Audio Products Group (APG). APG is a distributor of premium audio and visual products to home, business and professional users. Some of their brands include: AKG, Denon, Elan, Loewe, NAD, PSB, Peavey, RevoLabs, Sunfire, Tannoy, WireWorld. Scott Collins, the APG Marketing Manager, will be in the audience to answer questions.

The equipment line-up will be:

NAD CD player C546BEEG (RRP $599)

http://www.audioproducts.com.au/ProductInfo.aspx?pid=C546BEEG

PSB Imagine T2 speakers (new $3499 floorstanders with a transitional 5-way design)

http://www.psbspeakers.com/products/imagine/Imagine-T2-Tower

NAD C 390DD (new $2,999 2 x 160w amp with Direct Digital technology)

http://www.audioproducts.com.au/ProductInfo.aspx?pid=C390DD

Cabling by WireWorld

http://www.wireworldcable.com/categories/reference_range.html

Also, we will have other products which were some of the first collaborations between the two brands of NAD and PSB:

PSB M4U2 headphones (RRP $399)

http://www.audioproducts.com.au/brandproducts.aspx?Brand=PSB\

NAD VISO 1 smart music system (RRP $699)

http://www.audioproducts.com.au/ProductInfo.aspx?pid=VISOONE

The NAD VISO 1 also features Direct Digital technology. While this is not a typical audiophile product it does offer great sound for what it is. They are often finding a place in other rooms of an audiophile's home where casual listening is the desire.

And… the Audio Products Group (APG) has generously offered to give away the display PSB M4U2 headphones, free! This will be offered as a draw/door prize. You will need to provide your name and email address to enter the draw (one entry per person). Your details may be used by APG in their marketing, but will not be shared with any other business.

As usual, the second half of the music sessions will be BYO. Members and guests are welcome to offer music to share with us all. So bring along your favourite music on CD (sorry, no vinyl this month). All we ask is that the music and recordings be interesting. We'll ask you to tell us a little about the artist/recording before it is played. Tracks over 6 minutes will be faded out, to give everyone a fair go.

Whether you are a novice or a seasoned veteran, you will have the opportunity to listen, learn and share your experiences with others of a similar mind.

Members and Guests welcome – we are a very friendly club so you don't need to know anyone to join us for an afternoon of fine music and sound. We will welcome you at the door.

Venue: Epping Creative Centre

Address: 26 Stanley St, Epping

Doors open 1pm

Meeting starts at 2pm

Best regards,

Tom Waters

President

Sydney Audio Club

www.sydneyaudioclub.org.au

tomwaters@sydneyaudioclub.org.au

I'm posting for Tom and the Sydney Audio Club

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Quick reminder for all but particularly for those NAD fans in Sydney.

Tomorrow from 1pm...

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Gutted this is on a sunday - totally tied up with church stuff, but was hugely interested in the wireworld cables & curious as to APG's latest stuff, as their website still shows the AKG K701 (for instance)!

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Gutted this is on a sunday - totally tied up with church stuff, but was hugely interested in the wireworld cables & curious as to APG's latest stuff, as their website still shows the AKG K701 (for instance)!

Hi,

it was a good meet up too, the guys from APG were generous with their time and product.

I'll post photos next couple days

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Sorry I missed this one. Too much other stuff crowding me atm.

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An eclectic mix of tracks played on the day

And SNAs very own O.Sydney managed to win the headphones in the raffle. Congrats.

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An eclectic mix of tracks played on the day

And SNAs very own O.Sydney managed to win the headphones in the raffle. Congrats.

Yes, congrats O. you flukey bugger. You will have to let us know how they sound after a run in.

Hey Viognier, we'll have to get you along to a Rock / Electronic SIG night where Sphongle and the like will fit right in.

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Yes, congrats O. you flukey bugger. You will have to let us know how they sound after a run in.

Hey Viognier, we'll have to get you along to a Rock / Electronic SIG night where Sphongle and the like will fit right in.

Keen to attend one of the SIGs, they just seem to clash with other stuff I have on. And I have to mention it was they electronic thread on SNA that introduced me to Sphongle.

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An eclectic mix of tracks played on the day

And SNAs very own O.Sydney managed to win the headphones in the raffle. Congrats.

did ya notice how discrete I was being in this mornings post?

I haven't had a chance to get them beating... but looking forward to it.

Tom passed on this link earlier http://www.avguide.c...denEar Speakers I've only read the first paragraph but already excited at the prospect

(Edit grammmma)

Edited by O.Sydney

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Keen to attend one of the SIGs, they just seem to clash with other stuff I have on.

It's all about priorities mate ;), hopefully you can get to one soon. Always good to have others tastes brought into the mix on these nights, especially with JV leaving soon as he would play the most interesting and out there tracks I've ever heard. Same goes for you O. if you can attend one.

I might host another one soon, I'll keep you both posted.

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I haven't had a chance to get them beating... but looking forward to it.

Tom passed on this link earlier http://www.avguide.c...denEar Speakers I've only read the first paragraph but already excited at the prospect

Good article, I didn't get time to read up on these prior to the meet, or hear them there, so now its got me more interested in your thoughts.

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PSB Imagine T2 speakers (new floorstanders with a transitional 5-way design)

http://www.psbspeake...magine-T2-Tower

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NAD C 390DD (2 x 160w amp with Direct Digital technology)

http://www.audioprod...aspx?pid=C390DD

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and I've got to get myself a copy of this album

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I still haven't open the box of the M4U2 headphones

twistedmusic.com for Shpongle and whilst you are there I'd recommend Ott also.

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twistedmusic.com for Shpongle and whilst you are there I'd recommend Ott also.

cool, thanks I'll www them in the next few days

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