AHB2 - California Audio Show 2019 - "Room of Distinction" - The Audio Beatnik

August 04, 2019

AHB2 - California Audio Show 2019 -

"This year’s California Audio Show was one of the more intimate audio shows on the calendar, but it was packed with audiophile ear candy. Among the impressive audio innovations on display were a variety of speakers, tube amplifiers, preamps, and audio accessories."

"Come along with me as I show you my favorite audio products and my picks for the best sound from the 2019 California Audio Show..." - Drew Gagliano

"Kevin Welsh of Musica Pristina and Rick Craig of Selah Audio put together a room to celebrate the debut of Selah’s new Cali4 speakers."

"Driving the speakers was the Benchmark Media Systems AHB2 power amplifier."

"When I walked into this room, I knew right away that I would be coming back several times throughout the show. Almost immediately, I had a strong emotional connection to the music I was hearing. There was nothing digital or artificial sounding in the presentation; the gear was getting out of the way of the music and it was wonderful. This was the best I’ve heard digital playback sound."

"I ended up visiting this room more than any other room at the show. I couldn’t help myself; I had to keep coming back for more!"

- Drew Gagliano, TheAudioBeatnik.com

Read the entire show report →



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