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Really pleased it was a positive experience, Paul.
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I read somewhere on another forum that a surprising number of under 40s were present which is pleasing. Was the younger generation showing an interest in NVA?
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savvypaul wrote: Tue Jun 21, 2022 1:19 pm ...and van had to be back by 8, so dropped it off and went back to bed!
Van? Couldn't you fit everything in your Volvo?

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Lindsayt wrote: Tue Jun 21, 2022 10:45 pm
savvypaul wrote: Tue Jun 21, 2022 1:19 pm ...and van had to be back by 8, so dropped it off and went back to bed!
Van? Couldn't you fit everything in your Volvo?
We took a spare of most items...but I have no spare Volvo.

We ended up lending our spare integrated to 3 Square Audio and our spare CDP to Les at Avondale Audio. Les is sending us a couple of Noble volume pots as a thank you, and I imagine that 3SQ will be sending a case of single malt....

And the Volvo has been replaced....
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CN211276 wrote: Tue Jun 21, 2022 4:44 pm I read somewhere on another forum that a surprising number of under 40s were present which is pleasing. Was the younger generation showing an interest in NVA?
There were a few youngsters but mostly with parents. We showed them sweets and starter systems...
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More images and info re the new products that we demo'd at the show...

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The new 70 watt integrated amplifier will be available in 3 configurations. Buyers can upgrade, at any time, by paying only the difference in price. We are also offering up to £1000 trade-in for your old amplifier (all brands accepted, not just NVA) - contact us for a quote.

Model INT250 - single 250va power supply (Toroidy Audio Grade transformer, Vishay capacitors), high quality volume pot with excellent channel balance - £2500 (minus up to £500 trade-in allowance).

Model INT400 - twin 400va power supply (150va on input, 250va on output, Toroidy Audio Grade transformer, Vishay capacitors), premium volume pot; the best we've heard - £3500 (minus up to £750 trade-in allowance).

Model INT400SA - as INT400 but with Seiden 34-step attenuator, Audio Note load resistors and pure silver input wiring - £4500 (minus up to £1000 trade-in allowance).

The above will be available to pre-order from the website, around 15th July.

New Cube loudspeaker with all new drivers giving greater efficiency and dynamics - lighter-weight treated pulp bass / mid, very high quality silk-dome tweeter, available in 2 cabinet materials. We are offering both versions with up to £1000 trade-in for your old speakers (all brands accepted, not just NVA) - contact us for a quote.

Acrylic - £3500

Birch-Ply - £4500

The acrylic version will be available to pre-order from the website in late August. Pre-order dates for the birch-ply version will depend on availability of materials (most birch comes from Russia).
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A difference between the new Cubes and the old is the detachable grilles with what looks to be finer mesh, a definite visual plus. I am wondering what effect they have on the sound.
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Sonore OpticalRendu, Chord Mscaler & Qutest, Sbooster PSs
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DH Labs ethernet, BNC & USB cables, Farnells cat 8 ethernet cable

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CN211276 wrote: Fri Jun 24, 2022 12:13 pm A difference between the new Cubes and the old is the detachable grilles with what looks to be finer mesh, a definite visual plus. I am wondering what effect they have on the sound.
Acoustically transparent cloth - we don't detect any change to the sound (compared to 'naked'). The big difference with the new Cubes is the drivers...
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savvypaul wrote: Fri Jun 24, 2022 11:40 am More images and info re the new products that we demo'd at the show...

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The new 70 watt integrated amplifier will be available in 3 configurations. Buyers can upgrade, at any time, by paying only the difference in price. We are also offering up to £1000 trade-in for your old amplifier (all brands accepted, not just NVA) - contact us for a quote.

Model INT250 - single 250va power supply (Toroidy Audio Grade transformer, Vishay capacitors), high quality volume pot with excellent channel balance - £2500 (minus up to £500 trade-in allowance).

Model INT400 - twin 400va power supply (150va on input, 250va on output, Toroidy Audio Grade transformer, Vishay capacitors), premium volume pot; the best we've heard - £3500 (minus up to £750 trade-in allowance).

Model INT400SA - as INT400 but with Seiden 34-step attenuator, Audio Note load resistors and pure silver input wiring - £4500 (minus up to £1000 trade-in allowance).

The above will be available to pre-order from the website, around 15th July.

New Cube loudspeaker with all new drivers giving greater efficiency and dynamics - lighter-weight treated pulp bass / mid, very high quality silk-dome tweeter, available in 2 cabinet materials. We are offering both versions with up to £1000 trade-in for your old speakers (all brands accepted, not just NVA) - contact us for a quote.

Acrylic - £3500

Birch-Ply - £4500

The acrylic version will be available to pre-order from the website in late August. Pre-order dates for the birch-ply version will depend on availability of materials (most birch comes from Russia).
I really like the new wooden Cube designs. Good stuff.
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savvypaul wrote: Fri Jun 24, 2022 12:37 pm
CN211276 wrote: Fri Jun 24, 2022 12:13 pm A difference between the new Cubes and the old is the detachable grilles with what looks to be finer mesh, a definite visual plus. I am wondering what effect they have on the sound.
Acoustically transparent cloth - we don't detect any change to the sound (compared to 'naked'). The big difference with the new Cubes is the drivers...
Just out of interest, will driver upgrades be available at some point for older Cubes, Cubette’s etc? I have a pair of Mk2 Cubette’s and they work superbly in a smaller room set-up that has always given bass response issues - until the Cubette’s came along….
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