October 2013 CanJam at the RMAF Denver
Michael Liang and Michael Mercer show the opening Banner for CanJam 2013
Woo Audio was showing in the CanJam room and also had a private room to showcase the new Woo Flagship 234 Monoblock priced at $16,500. The 234 uses the 300B,2A3 or 45 Single ended triode tubes and will also drive speakers. Jack Wu was using the Abysss Headphones from JBS Labs and the sound coming from the Mighty Woo was very detailed with magnificent transparency and deep and wide front to back layering with a huge defined sound stage with pinpoint focusing.
The WES Electro static Headphones driving the Stax 009 and the Stax 007 MK11
The Woo 6SE
Woo WA7 with the new WA7 optional $300.00 power supply that uses 12Au7 to fine tune the sound. The transparency stepped up a huge notch with the additional tube regulated power supply.
Astral & Kern was showing the Final Headphone with their outstanding AK120 portable player.
Beyerdynamic showcased the new A20 Headphone Amplifier. The A20 is a fully discrete design priced at a very competitive $649.00
Jerry Harvey and his team at JH Audio were showcasing the newly designed Roxanne IEM riced at $1695.00 and scheduled to begin shipping November 21,2013. The Roxanne is a 12 driver IEM that can be specifically tuned by the individual to adjust the sound to your individual preferences.
Justin Wilson Headamp was showcasing the GSX balanced amplifier and power supply priced from $2780 with the Blue Hawaii Electrostatic Amplifier starting at $5500 and the Power Pico $475.00 portable amplifier
Hifiman was showcasing their complete Headphone lineup including the new RE600 $399.00 IEM and their HM901 portable player priced at $999.00 . The new HM901 also has optional amplifier balanced modules that can be installed by the user easily. The module is a $200.00 option
Centrance was showcasing their new HI-M8 $699.00 portable amplifier and DAC that was designed by Headfi users. Michael Goodman used all the input form Headfi member and developed the M8 based on what the community wanted.
Ultimate Ears was showing their portable headphones and IEM line and was represented by Headfi Member CEE TEE . Christian was working hard at the event showing the excellent Ultimate Ear lineup.
Mr Speaker was showcasing his excellent 3D printed Alpha Dog priced at $599.00 and the completed production model was very detailed with improved comfort and very transparent with excellent bass and making it a contender for the best in its class closed headphone.
Moon Audio had the Bryston triple Stack Music Server, DAC and the Balanced Headphone amplifier plus the Burson Conductor and his full lineup of headphone and IEM cables that were hooked up to every major flagship and portable headphones..
Todd the Vinyl Junkie sponsored the Saturday Night Beer Social . The event was well attended and went overtime. The tunes were being played by Alex Rosson CEO of Audeze and Michael Mercer.
Edited by Frank I - 10/15/13 at 4:45pm