Expo 2001 -- Indianapolis, IN USA
Faces and Places Picture Gallery - Series 1
All prices in US dollars.
Mark Markel of Analysis Plus holds his
company's two new budget-priced cables -- the Oval One interconnect ($89/meter pair) and
Clear Oval speaker cable ($99/eight-foot pair).
API's Carmine Gitto stands next to the new
Athena Audition ASF-2 speaker, which he helped design. The Audition line includes two
bookshelf speakers and two floorstanders, and prices range from $149 to $600 per pair for
the speakers shown. The new line will begin shipping in 60-90 days. We have review samples
promised for GoodSound!.
Flat is in, as this booth of
Bohlender-Graebener Radia flat-panel speakers and Luce flat-screen TVs and PC monitors
As you would expect at a show dedicated to
custom installation, a large number cable manufacturers displayed at CEDIA. Here,
Nordost's Vin Garino shows his company's line. Nordost plans to offer this display to A/V
dealers and custom installers as a demonstration tool.
Austin Powers' bachelor pad? Nope. The media
room set up by Zenith.
HDTV sets from 27 manufacturers were on
display side by side in the CEDIA HDTV Garden, each showing identical source material for
One of the more elaborate displays was this
one from Sanyo. We wondered where these things go after a company decides not to use them
Via hourly demonstrations, Mirage showed the
ease with which its new Incognita speakers can be
installed in existing walls.
The Halcro/Nearfield home-theater system used
a number of Halcro amps and Pipedreams speakers (along with an Ultimate Entertainment
Vision System, power products from Shunyata Research and Vistek Aurios) to demonstrate
high-end home-theater and multichannel SACD playback. The retail price of such a system? A
cool $518,000 and change.
JPS Labs' namesake, Joe Skubinski, holds a
meter pair of the new Superconductor FX interconnects ($295/pair), which are far more
flexible than their predecessors. JPS Labs has introduced a new line of cables for the pro
market based on Superconductor FX design.
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