Show Report: AUDIOGRADE Premiere at HIGH END 2014

  • AUDIOGRADE CALORA – HIGH END 2014

    Heavy top setup for audiophiles at Munich’s HIGH END Show 2014: A four-way system consisting of two seamless and resonance-free polygrades™ polymer concrete housings with a total weight of 540 kg/pair

  • HIGH END Premiere AUDIOGRADE CALORA

    Available in either active or passive configurations, the AUDIOGRADE CALORA can be customized in several ways and is available with optional accuton® diamond tweeter and midrange driver upon request

  • HIGH END Showtime at AUDIOGRADE

    AUDIOGRADE founder Wolfram Szentiks presents his brand new CALORA loudspeaker system at the HIGH END Show 2014 in Munich. (Photo by Leo Yeh: www.my-hiend.com)

  • AUDIOGRADE CALORA – HIGH END 2014

    HIGH END 2014 World Premiere of the AUDIOGRADE CALORA in Munich

AUDIOGRADE celebrated the brilliant world premiere of a new loudspeaker at THE HIGH END 2014, which you could look forward to. Listen and be amazed: The new MODEL CALORA weighs a total weight of over 540 kg / pair and was presented at the trade fair as a closed and fully active 4-way system of first-class electronics from AVM. High-end audio specialist Synergistic Research provided exceptional cabling, special power amplifier bases and other expert accessories, while Four Audio’s HD2 High End loudspeaker management system provided optimal fine tuning and room adjustment. guaranteed at the highest level. Analog and digital treats as play equipment rounded off the world-class setup with Sperling Audio’s new L-2 drive and one of the world’s best music servers, The Beast from ReQuest Audio.

AUDIOGRADE CEO Wolfram Szentiks presented the brand new calORA high-end speaker made of two seamless, closed and acoustically completely decoupled cast casings made of resonance-free PolyGrade™ polymer concrete.

HIGH END 2014 hearing chain at AUDIOGRADE:
Speaker: AUDIOGRADE CALORA ACTIVE (Details)
Power amplifiers (external): 4 x AVM OVATION SA 8.2
DSP/Speaker Management.System: HD2 High End by Four Audio
Drive: L-2 by Sperling Audio
Musicserver: The Beast by ReQuest Audio
Accessories: Synergistic Research

Not only numerous expert listeners from all over the world paid the utmost respect to the latest development from AUDIOGRADE – the trade press was also enthusiastic: “Simply the Hammer” was the conclusion of FAZ editor Marco Dettweiler in the High End 2014 Live blog of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Ralph Werner from Fairaudio reports on the AUDIOGRADE CALORA of a “phenomenally clean four-way speaker” while Wolfgang Kemper from Hifistatement also knows how to make a clear recommendation: “Absolutely impressive, the brand new CALORA, the statement of what is currently feasible in the house AUDIOGRADE“.