Sohmer Associates: Acoustic Research, Emotiva, And HiFiMAN At AXPONA 2018
eginning Friday, three of Sohmer Associates' blue chip clients will be on site at AXPONA 2018 -- Acoustic Research HiFi, Emotiva Audio Corp., and HIFIMAN Electronics. Each company will feature its latest product introductions with live demos. Here is a brief rundown of the three exhibitors, including display numbers and highlights.
Acoustic Research HiFi, Expo Hall - Ear Gear Expo: The past year has seen AR HiFi introduce a popular over-ear planar magnetic headphone, AR-H1, the E10 and E100 in-ear monitors, and industry-leading digital audio players, including the new M200 with bi-directional Bluetooth. Following the acclaimed AR-M2 and AR-M20 High-Res Audio players, the AR-M200 ($399) separates itself from the crowd with one of the finest DAC (AKM4490), a unique high-current high-output Class A based Amplifier and phenomenal signal to noise ratio and dynamic range. Capable of receiving and streaming Bluetooth Audio with APTX HD, the AR-M200 supports a wide range of HD music formats and is capable of driving high-end full size headphones through its 3.5mm and 4.4mm Pentaconn headphones output..
Emotiva Audio Corp. wil be at Schaumburg E, 1 and Schaumburg F: Emotiva will fill two rooms with an array of recent introductions and a preview or two of products that are in the pipeline. The affordable BasX series and Airmotiv speakers will be featured in live demos.
HIFIMAN Electronics, Expo Hall - Ear Gear Expo: HIFIMAN's Sundara planar magnetic headphone will be in the spotlight, as will the Shangri-La Jr. electrostatic headphone/tube amp system and a selection of the renowned headphone company's most popular headphones and amps.