It's been some time since Franck Tchang of Acoustic System International (ASI) has looked this excited.
, who is better known around these parts as the "The Resonator Man," compliments of his
Acoustic Resonators tuning devices is quite a busy man of late.
It was only shortly after the success of the Acoustic Resonators before Tchang
ASI Liveline series of cables.
And it wasn't long after that before he
ASI model Tango loudspeaker (that I along with many others in the press have grown quite fond of).
Most recently, Tchang
released a new line ofhigh-end electronics under the ASI umbrella too.
It was at the Munich High End 2011 show where, I first spotted Tchang excitedly (as expected) putting on an excellent demo.
This time, however he
wanted my attention on the near-unlimited power of these two huge mono amplifiers.
It was only after listening for an extended period did I come to realize these in fact were his
ASI Grand Monoblocks in prototype form.
They produced a sense of control and excellent transients out of his
(then prototype) loudspeakers which immediately had my attention.
has been using Karan Acoustics electronics personally for some years and he's
long considered them as amongst the best of the best.
Coincidently, I too must concur with Tchang's sentiments as I have used Karan electronics as my reference for nearly a decade now.
, who built a special relationship with Karan
over the years, sole aspiration was to create a benchmark of components for ASI
(the man) is the perfect designer for ASI electronics.
to design thisnew line without boundaries or compromise.
was finally invited to Karan's home in Novi Sad, Serbia for a final listen he
dream had been realized.
assured me the burn-in was done prior to shipping for review.
My hat's off to Franck Tchang
and Milan Karan for creation of these new masterpieces.