Munich High End 2014: Endeavour Loudspeaker Kempinski Hotel

wilson-benesch-munich-high-end-2014-kempinski-hotel-maximilianstasse-endeavour-loudspeaker-germanyThe Endeavour Loudspeaker will make its Global Premier at the Munich High End 2014

The location for a high end audio exhibition is every bit as important as the product. For this reason, for the second year running Wilson Benesch have chose one of Europe’s finest Hotels for the European launch of its latest cutting edge loudspeaker technology; The Endeavour.

Wilson Benesch officially announced the Endeavour last month via a full press release and the new Endeavour product page which you can view here.

In the 2-weeks since its announcement, the Endeavour Loudspeaker has generated a detectable buzz across the press and followers of the Wilson Benesch brand in all corners of the globe. In particular the promotional film announced on Wilson Benesch TV has caused quite a stir.

Positioned right at the heart of Munich on Maximilianstrasse and flanked by Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and Cartier, the district is a centre for art and high fashion, making the Kempinski an auspicious setting for the launch of a luxury high end loudspeaker.

Wilson Benesch will again collaborate with leading Swiss Electronic Engineers CH Precision, in what has now become an officially recognised Anglo-Swiss partnership. Building upon the foundations laid last year with the Cardinal – A1 / D1 / C1 partnership, CH Precision have now been announced as Wilson Benesch’s distribution partner in Switzerland. Anyone with a keen eye for detail will have also noted that Wilson Benesch have installed CH Precision Electronics in our R&D Facility and have now become the official UK Distributor for CH Precision.

The CH Precision portfolio includes designs that deliver Silver Disc Replay, Digital to Analogue Conversion as well as equally superb Amplification. In the true spirit of Engineering, Wilson Benesch and CH Precision will design the Endeavour – A1 system architecture to fully optimise the system in terms of local feedback, meeting the requirements of different drive units. This unique design feature of the A1 Amplifiers, allows the user to take full advantage of the Endeavour and indeed the Cardinal’s elemental design. The synergy and immediacy of these systems is a landmark development that represents a paradigm shift in our understanding of audio reproduction.

You can read an excellent review of the CH Precision A1-D1-C1 Electronics and a company report by selecting the links below.
CH Precision A1-D1-C1
CH Precision Company Report

Join Wilson Benesch and CH Precision on our voyage into State of the Art Audio at the the Kempinski Vier Jahreszeiten, Munich.

This is a public event, free entry.

For all Press and VIP meeting requests please contact Luke Milnes – media@wilson-benesch.com.

Date: Thursday 15th May ~ Saturday 17th May 2014
Time: Thursday – Friday 10.00 – 18.00
Saturday 10.00 – 17.00
Location: Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski
Salon Europa
Maximilianstrasse 17
80539 Munich, Germany

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Square Series II, Square Five Review, HIFI+ 2014

Alan Sircom 'highly recommends' Wilson Benesch's new Square Five, 2014

As anticipation builds for the Munich High End 2014; Europe’s finest and indeed one of the world’s leading high end audio exhibits. Wilson Benesch are thrilled to share the latest Square Five review from the UK’s leading HIFI Journal, HIFI+.

Launching in London in September 2013, taking centre stage at the Bristol Sound & Vision in February and highly regarded in Roy Gregory’s Audiobeat.com review in January, the Square Five has leapt from the blocks and into the conscience of audiophiles across the globe.

As we reach the first third of 2014, the momentum behind the Square Series II flagship is unrelenting and we can now share the thoughts and opinions of the highly respected Editor-In-Chief at HIFI+, Alan Sircom.

Genuine seekers of musical truth will look at the Square Five as an honest way of extracting £20,000 or even £25,000 loudspeaker performance without the five-figure price tag… Put simply, it’s the Cardinal for us mortals

Alan Sircom, HIFI+, March 2014

You can read the full unedited review of the Square Five here.

The Square Five and new Circle 25 Turntable will be on live demonstration at the Munich High End 2014 at the M.O.C. Messe. Further details will follow.

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Fidelity AV Cardinal Review

Wilson Benesch - Cardinal Loudspeaker - Geometry Series - Fidelity AV Magazine - Review- 2014- Manufacturing - Carbon Fiber - Advanced - CompositeFidelity Magazine, Editor-in-Chief Cai Brockmann bestows Cardinal with knockout German Review

Having made its official European bow at last years Munich High End in Germany, the Wilson Benesch Cardinal has marched across the globe, leaving audiences with no question about the credentials of its design, the beauty of its form and its highly impressive sound.

Following excellent press in China, where the Cardinal took the “Prestige Award” in the best floorstanding loudspeaker category in Super AV Magazine, the Cardinal then stole away with an impressive review in Japan. All this following, back-to-back excellent reviews in the UK press in 2013.

Of all the great and grand speakers, on this earth, the Wilson Benesch is possibly the most beautiful. The awe-inspiring price here comes with awe-inspiring performance and a sensational dynamics

Cai Brockmann, Chief Editor, Fidelity Magazine, 2014

There can be no doubt as to the popularity of the Cardinal with the HIFI press. We’re now delighted to share with you the next installment of Cardinal press. Fidelity Magazine is Germany’s newest HIFI Journal. Chief Editior Cai Brockmann is well known and highly respected in Germany. Germany is well known for its appreciation of quality, well built product; its HIFI market has long been regarded as one of the leading markets in the world and a shop window for other markets globally.

Behind the name Wilson Benesch is serious engineering knowledge, each component in the design is typical of Wilson Benesch, all made with purpose and intent. Research at Wilson Benesch is complete to the most minute detail.

Cai Brockmann, Chief Editor, Fidelity Magazine, 2014

We’d like to thank our German distribution partners taurus high end and of course a special thanks to Cai Brockmann and the Fidelity AV team.

You can read the full-unedited German review here.
Or you can read the translated English review here.

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Square One Loudspeaker at Bari High End, Italy

Wilson Benesch distributor Mad For Music SAS made an impressive demonstration of the Square Series II, Square One Loudspeakers and the Torus Infrasonic Generator at last weeks Bari High End Exhibition.

The presentation follows a series of demonstrations using the Wilson Benesch Square Series II and the Geometry Series with the Devialet 110, 170 and the 240 at the heart of a very streamline stylish high end audio solution. For users seeking a compact high end solution, the Devialet 170 driving a pair of standmounted speakers, such as the Vertex or Square One coupled with the Torus Infrasonic generator (plus associated amplifier) is an attractive package.

Here’s a collection of images from the demonstration.
Wilson Benesch Square One with the Devialet 170 at the Bari High End 2014

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The Bristol Sound & Vision 2014

Wilson Benesch celebrate 25th Silver Anniversary at the Bristol Sound & Vision Show with the Circle 25 Turntable & Square Five Loudspeaker

With the Bristol Sound & Vision Show just 1-week away we thought we’d give you the inside line on our plans for the UK’s Premier High End Audio Show.

As many of you have probably already noted, 2014 is a very special year for Wilson Benesch as we celebrate our 25th Anniversary. The celebrations will continue throughout the year. However focusing directly on the UK’s biggest show Wilson Benesch have prepared the new Circle 25 Turntable which will see it’s Global Premier. With the exception of the carbon suspension and the Carbon Fibre shaft of the A.C.T.0.5 Tonearm, the Circle 25 is finished all in White and looks really quite stunning.

Square Five UK Premier
Wilson Benesch Square Five Loudspeaker taken from the Square Series II will be paired with the new Circle 25 Turntable, Audionet Electronics and Clearer Audio Cables
The main event this year though, will be the UK Exhibition Premier of the all new Square Five Loudspeaker. The new flagship of the Square Series II comes into the show hot of the back of two outstanding reviews in HIFI+ and TheAudiobeat.com. The Square Five benefits from Trickle down technology taken from the brand flagship, the Cardinal which will be on display at this years Sound & Vision. As Alan Sircom puts it:

“Genuine seekers of musical truth will look at the Square Five as an honest way of extracting £20,000 or even £25,000 loudspeaker performance without the five-figure price tag… Put simply, it’s the Cardinal for us mortals.” – Alan Sircom, HIFI+, 2014.

Limited Edition Square One Competition
We’ll be showing off a Limited Edition pair of White Gloss Square One’s finished with a special 25th Anniversary Serial Plate. You can post your entry to win the Square One’s in the Wilson Benesch room or on the HIFI+ stand, who are officially sponsoring the give away – you can also post your entry on our 25th-Anniversary webpage.

Audionet
Driving the Wilson Benesch system this year, we have an all Audionet system. Complete with the highly rated new DNC (Digital Network Client) and the AMP I V2 which was used in both Square Five reviews to great effect.

Clearer Audio
All speaker cables will be provided by British cable manufacturer Clearer Audio. Who will be supplying their reference level cabling throughout the system.

Join us in the Conservatory for a special Silver Anniversary celebration.

Date: Friday 21st – Sunday 23rd February 2014
Location: Bristol Marriott City Centre Hotel, Lower Castle Street, Bristol

System Setup
Wilson Benesch Square Five Loudspeakers
Wilson Benesch Circle 25 Turntable

Audionet AMP I V2
Audionet PRE I G2
Audionet DNC
Audionet PAM G3
Audionet VIP

Clearer Audio Silver Line Optimus Interconnects
Clearer Audio Silver Line Optimus Speaker Cables
Clearer Audio Silver Line Optimus Power Cables

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