Two New ProJect Turntables in stock

Posted on April 30th, 2015

We are pleased to announce the arrival of the latest additions to the ProJect range. First up is the Debut Carbon SB Esprit ($749.00). Basically, this is a Debut Carbon with the convenience of electronic speed change; a new DC power supply with built in Speed Box; and an upgraded acrylic platter. Available in gloss black, white and red. The Xperience SB DC may be the most anticipated Project ‘table in some time. This perennial favourite now sports a 9″ EVO carbon fibre arm; a built in Speed Box; and an Ortofon 2M Silver moving magnet cartridge. New finishes are now satin eucalyptus, walnut and palisander. $1699 MSRP

Marantz PM 7005 – A bit of a Swiss Army Knife!

Posted on April 28th, 2015

Marantz’s latest offering is a combination of a good old fashioned integrated with up to the minute digital connections. On the amp side, we are treated to 80 watts at 4 ohms; Marantz’s proprietary HDAM SA3 circuitry; a phono input paired with Marantz’s Analog Mode, which switches off digital circuitry for a pure sound from all your favorite records. On the digital side, we find Cirrus Logic’s CS4398 DAC; USB, optical and coaxial digital connections and the ability to negotiate Hi-Res audio files, including 192k/24 bit and DSD at 2.8MHz and 5.6MHz. All this for $1199.00 MSRP!

REL 212SE – Quality Meets Quantity

Posted on April 23rd, 2015

We believe in quality first, not simply power and boom. We believe that 1,000 watts is only desirable if it’s conveyed with speed and control. Which is why the 212SE was engineered to not only make your heart pound and walls shake, but also restore midrange warmth and harmonic structure. On demonstration now. $5199.00 MSRP.

Epson LS 10000

Posted on April 20th, 2015

One of the most anticipated products in the world of video is now on demonstration at Audio Ark. From the Espon website: The elite Pro Cinema LS10000 home theater projector combines revolutionary 3LCD Reflective laser projection and 4K Enhancement Technology for the ultimate movie theater experience. Immerse yourself in stunning, crystal-clear images with unbelievable detail, even close to the screen. Offering 1500 lumens of color brightness and 1500 lumens of white brightness, the LS10000 also boasts an unprecedented Absolute Black contrast ratio, wider color gamut, richer colors and smoother gradations. Full HD 1080p and 4K content come alive in amazing 2D and 3D with Super Resolution and frame interpolation technologies. ISF® calibration tools ensure color accuracy. And, installation is easier and more flexible than ever. $8500 MSRP.


Posted on April 18th, 2015

Hearty congrats are in order for our Shunyata event prize winners. Joni helped herself to the Venom Digital power cord, while Rob waltzed off with two sets of Dark Field Elevators. Grand prize winner, Mike, helped himself to a Venom PS8, Venom HC power cord and Defender Module. A big thank you to Shunyata for providing these parting gifts! Again, a big thank you to all of you who took part in this marvelous event.

Shunyata Event

Posted on April 16th, 2015

Just a quick note to thank everyone who attended our Shunyata event on Tuesday evening. I think everyone had a good time and maybe learned a thing or two. A big thank you must also go out to Grant Samuelson and the whole Shunyata family. Also, a big western howdy to Devine Wines and the Lingnan restaurant for providing libations and sustenance. Door prizes will be drawn this afternoon. Winners will be contacted in due course. Thanks again for contributing to another successful event at the Ark!