Audio Video Show 2015

Audio Video Show in Warsaw is the second biggest hi-fi show in Europe, and this year it just got bigger. Some say it's not much smaller than High End in Munich now and we are not surprised. The event was able to grow so much thanks to the new venue. In recent years the show was held in three hotels in Warsaw, but even four or five hotels wouldn't provide the necessary room for 135 exhibitors and more than 10,000 visitors we had this year, so the organizer of the show replaced one of the hotels with... The Polish National Stadium. Not the football pitch of course, but rather 60 VIP rooms and many, many stands located on the corridors. For the first time in history, the Audio Video Show included a special headphone zone with more than 50 brands showing their products and allowing visitors to listen to every one of them, much like the CanJam, but to us - even more interesting.

Some say the Warsaw show is now not much smaller than High End in Munich, and we are not surprised.

This edition of the show was special for several reasons. The first one is the name - Audio Show has been changed to Audio Video Show because there were always some home theater presentations, and this time we got quite a few of them, including new TVs by Sony, Samsung and Philips, 4K projectors by Epson, SIM2 and Panasonic, as well as some multichannel sound systems with Dolby Atmos presentation by Onkyo and Klipsch. The second reason is the sheer scale of the event. It was impossible to visit all the rooms in three days, so we just tried to take as many photos as possible and select the most interesting ones later. The third reason is connected with the second one - because the Audio Video Show in Warsaw is so huge, it's no longer just a Polish show, but more of an international one, with companies from all over the world exhibiting on their own, without the help of the local distributor, sometimes even looking for one. In our opinion, this is what gets the show very close to the one in Munich. Some people were even calling it the Warsaw High End Show, which is not the right name, but it certainly tells some part of the story. Next year we're going to have the 20th edition of the show, so it will probably be slightly bigger again. As for now, enjoy the pictures and see you next year! Photos by Małgorzata Karasińska and Marcin Jaworski.

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Press conference before the show and its main organizer - Adam Mokrzycki.
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The most expensive stereo system of the show with Living Voice Vox Olympian speakers. Close to two million euro for all of it.
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Franco Serblin speakers and Jadis tube amplifier with a reel-to-reel tape player.
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Gauder Akustik speakers with Vitus Audio power amplifier and TechDAS Air Force One turntable.
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Martin Logan Neolith electrostatic speakers with McIntosh electronics.
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Sveda Audio, Jadis and Audio Research.
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Avatar Audio high-efficiency speakers from Poland.
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Sonus Faber Il Cremonese speakers with...
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Audio Research electronics of course.
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A relatively inexpensive stereo by Marantz and DALI presented by...
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Ken Ishiwata. Thank you for an inspiring musical journey!
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Marantz 14S1 Special Edition stereo system.
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Focal Sopra speakers next to the flagship Grande Utopia EM model.
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Small and functional system by Wadia.
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Big speakers by Canton made the whole room shake.
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A new all-in-one system by Denon looks very cool.
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Audeze Deckard with various headphones. Closed-back ones were the most comfortable during this event.
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Cabasse speakers with Chord Electronics and...
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A reel-to-reel tape player by Studer and the first copy of the original record by The Beatles.
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A smaller, lifestyle system by Cabasse.
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Something else from France - Triangle Magellan Grand Concert speakers with McIntosh electronics.
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Arcam and Monitor Audio.
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Naim with TAD speakers - a surprisingly good sound.
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New Lumin M1 streamer/amplifier with Diapason speakers.
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Harbeth speakers with Rogue Audio, Cary Audio and Burmester electronics.
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Bodnar Audio speakers with Encore Seven Egg-Shell amplifiers.
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A very elegant presentation by Gato Audio.
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High-efficiency speakers by Blumenhofer Acoustics.
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Audiovector speakers with Primare electronics. What a great combination!
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Pylon Audio - manufacturer of speakers, cabinets and drivers from Poland.
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Sound Project Nina monitors with Soul Note electronics.
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Equilibrium speakers, Atoll amplifiers and Enerr power distributors - one of the best rooms at the show!
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Auris Audio from Serbia - this time with their own speakers.
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And some very nice tube amplifiers of course.
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Amare Musica showed a DAC without an actual DAC chip inside.
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Gold Note with a fantastic looking turntable called Mediterraneo.
Audio Video Show 2015
ISOL-8, Trilogy, Lumin and speakers by Albedo.
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A simple system with Xavian speakers.
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One of the best sounding systems of the show - Diapason Dynamis speakers with The Bespoke Audio Company preamp, Aqua DAC, Wells Audio monoblocks, cables by Albedo and power distributors by Ansae.
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Another system with Diapason speakers.
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Pylon Audio Sapphire 31 StereoLife Edition speakers with a new Fezz Audio Silver Luna tube amplifier.
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Hegel Music Systems with Gradient speakers.
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All with the new HD30 DAC.
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Reimyo electronics with Trenner & Friedl speakers.
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Graham Audio LS5/9 speakers based on the best designs by BBC.
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French stereo system by Atoll and Atohm.
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Bryston electronics with Larsen speakers - a very interesting sound.
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A wall of Accuphase amps and sources.
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Muarah electronics from Poland.
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Audium Comp 5 Active speakers with a simple system by TAD.
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Zeta Zero Orbital360 omni-directional ribbon speakers.
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ELAC and Gryphon.
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A very nice room by Philips.
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What a background to watch your favourite movies...
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Esoteric electronics with Klipsch and Tannoy speakers.
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Transrotor has many great turntables to choose from.
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Tonsil speakers - possibly the most famous brand in Poland.
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Diesis Audio from Italy with big, beautiful speakers, new amplifiers and a streamer.
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JBL Everest DD67000 speakers with a system by Mark levinson.
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This is only a small part of the special headphone zone - there were more than 50 headphone brands in total.
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A great display by Pro-Ject Audio Systems.
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Not all turntables have to be expensive.
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Audio-Technica in classic black.
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Nope, that's not a picture from B&W catalogue.
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One of the many lifestyle speakers by Bluesound.
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Before we get the new Orpheus, let's remind ourselves of the old one.
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Many headphones by Ultrasone from Germany.
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Air Tight amplifier with carefully selected tubes.
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If you like tubes, there are one of the biggest. KR Audio of course.
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Robert Koda amplifiers on static display.
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A power amp by Boulder Amplifiers on a Franc Audio Accessories platform.
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T+A Elektroakustik with its new R series.
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Devialet Phantom speaker looks like a futuristic robot.
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A slim home cinema receiver by Yamaha.
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AKG and JBL with lots of new headphones.
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Klipsch speakers in a VIP room at the National Stadium in Warsaw.
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McIntosh headphone amplifier always attracts attention.
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Technics is back and doing quite well by the looks of things.
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Raidho and Soulution. Big sound from small speakers.
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A huge turntable by Acoustic Signature. The rack is an integral part of it.
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Lots of lifestyle solutions in one room.
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Electrocompaniet and Wilson Benesch.
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VTL and Rockport Technologies.
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Cary Audio with Blumenhofer Acoustics.
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Audio Physic Avanti are now looking very similar to the Classic line speakers. And sound very good as well.
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A full system by McIntosh.
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A wall of sound, literally.
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German Physics with Pathos electronics.
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A closer look at Bodnar Audio speakers.
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A photo taken before the opening of the show. A rare occasion to see the whole system from this perspective.
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Wilson Audio speakers performing very well this year.
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A very British room by Rega.
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Gibson speakers and guitars.
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Colorful wireless speakers by Vifa.
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A full system by FM Acoustics.
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Goldmund showing how good sound you can get from big and small speakers.
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KR Audio with Cessaro speakers.
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Zontek makes more stuff every year. Started with a turntable, now it makes an almost complete stereo system.
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Thank you for visiting the Audio Video Show 2015 in Warsaw and see you next year!