P1 Collection Tour // Rocky Mountain Audio Fest, Denver, USA

Geometry Series P1 Collection Tour Poster showing A.C.T. One Evolution P1 Loudspeaker finished in a bespoke Ettore Blue Hypetex Coloured Carbon Fibre

After a long absence from the USA High End Audio Exhibition circuit, Wilson Benesch are thrilled to post Round 7 of the P1 Collection Tour, which sees the A.C.T. One Evolution P1 loudspeaker roar into the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest courtesy of new importer Aaudio Imports.

In celebration of this dazzling return to US shores and drawing a direct line to Aaudio Imports branding, Wilson Benesch collaborated with our new import partner and Hypetex to create a new ‘Ettore’ Blue finish for the A.C.T. One Evolution P1. The ‘Ettore’ name given to the stunning new finish is a historical reference to Ettore Bugatti, the Italian-born French automobile designer and manufacturer, who founded of Bugatti.

The french automotive company takes its blue branding from the national motor racing colours of France. The blue colour was selected by the French motorsport team in 1904, after the British GP was moved to Ireland. At the 1903 British GP, the British chose to change the colour of the standard black racing car that lined up in the field, to Green, in honour of their Irish hosts. Soon after the French team chose Blue, German’s White, Belgians Yellow and the Italians Red.

First held in 2004, this year will be the 12th Edition of the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest. RMAF is considered the largest consumer high end audio show in North America.

Aaudio Imports are recognised and widely respected in the US audio hierarchy for importing some of the finest audio products available. Only a cursory glance at the house brands will confirm this. Aaudio Imports will be demonstrating in room 4024, in a breath taking high end system built around the A.C.T. One Evolution P1 Ettore, partnered with Greek high end electronics from Ypsilon.

Full System Setup Details:
Wilson Benesch A.C.T. One Evolution P1 ‘Ettore’ Floorstanding Loudspeaker

Ypsilon Phaethon Integrated Amplifier
Ypsilon VPS-100 Valve Phono Stage
Ypsilon MC26L Step Up Transformer

Thales TTT Compact II Turntable
Thales Simplicity II Tonearm

Ikeda KAI MC Cartridge

Finite Elemente Pagode APS HiFi Rack

Stage III Speaker / Power / Interconnect Cables

HB Cable Design PowerSlave Marble Power Distributor

As normal, you can stay up to date with the tour and any new dates as they are added via our Facebook and Twitter accounts. Or for more images of the P1 Collection and other Wilson Benesch products in production, see our Instagram feed.

Round 7: Rocky Mountain Audio Fest, Denver, USA
Date: Friday 7th – Sunday 9th October 2016
Location: Denver Marriott Tech Centre, Denver, Colorado, USA

The event is ticketed. For more information please see the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest website.

To arrange a private demonstration of Wilson Benesch products please contact Aaudio Imports.

The P1 Collection: A Revolution in Carbon Fibre
Geometry Series P1 Collection Tour Poster showing A.C.T. One Evolution P1 Loudspeaker finished in Enzo Red Hypetex Coloured Carbon Fibre

P1 Collection Tour // Rocky Mountain Audio Fest, Denver, USA

P1 Collection Tour // Westdeutsche HiFi Tage, Bonn

Geometry Series P1 Collection Tour Poster showing A.C.T. One Evolution P1 Loudspeaker finished in Enzo Red Hypetex Coloured Carbon Fibre

Following the European debut of the P1 Collection at the X-Fi High End Audioshow Eindhoven last weekend, the P1 Collection Tour continues in Bonn, Germany this weekend with German import partners IBEX Audio.

The Westdeutsche HiFi Tage is a small, but prestigious two-day exhibition organised by Wilson Benesch dealer HiFi Linzbach. The relaxed exhibition forms one of the most impressive collections of cutting edge, high end audio product demonstrations in any one place in Europe outside of the Munich HIGH END.

IBEX Audio will demonstrate the new Wilson Benesch A.C.T. One Evolution P1 floor standing loudspeaker, finished in ‘Enzo’ coloured carbon fibre. Just as in X-Fi last weekend, the Wilson Benesch loudspeakers will be joined by electronics from CH Precision. It promises to be a very special occasion.

Guests can expect to get up close and personal with the A.C.T. One Evolution P1 Enzo. With the patented material technology on full display in a live demonstration of the floor standing loudspeakers.

Full System Setup Details:
Wilson Benesch A.C.T. One Evolution P1 ‘Enzo’ Floorstanding Loudspeaker

Wilson Benesch A.C.T. 25 Tonearm
Transfiguration Proteus Cartridge
Oracle Delphi Delphi MK VI 2nd Gen. Turntable

CH Precision D1 SACD-Player
CH Precision P1 Phono Preamplifier
CH Precision L1 Line Preamplifier
CH Precision 2 x A1 Power Amplifier (mono)

As normal, you can stay up to date with the tour and any new dates as they are added via our Facebook and Twitter accounts. Or for more images of the P1 Collection and other Wilson Benesch products in production, see our Instagram feed.

Round 5: Westdeutsche HiFi Tage, Bonn, Germany
Date: Sunday 2nd – Monday 3rd October 2016
Location: Maritim Hotel Bonn, Godesberger Allee, 53175, Bonn

The event is free for all, for more information please see the Westdeutsche HiFi Tage website.

To arrange a private demonstration of Wilson Benesch products please contact IBEX Audio Gmbh.

The P1 Collection: A Revolution in Carbon Fibre
Geometry Series P1 Collection Tour Poster showing A.C.T. One Evolution P1 Loudspeaker finished in Enzo Red Hypetex Coloured Carbon Fibre

P1 Collection Tour // Westdeutsche HiFi Tage, Bonn

P1 Collection Tour // TIAS, Tokyo, Japan

Geometry Series P1 Collection Tour Poster showing A.C.T. One Evolution P1 Loudspeaker finished in Silverstone Hypetex Coloured Carbon Fibre

Wilson Benesch return to the prestigious Tokyo International Audio Show again this year with the A.C.T. One Evolution P1, courtesy of our import partners Stella Inc. Attendees will have the chance to see publicly, for the first time, the A.C.T. One Evolution P1 in the stunning ‘Silverstone’ coloured carbon fibre finish. The trio of colours in the P1 Collection finishes both visually and by name evoke the sense of Formula 1 heritage in the P1 Collection. Those colours are ‘Enzo’ Red, ‘Silverstone’ Silver and ‘Champagne’ Gold.

The Tokyo International Audio Show started in 1983 and has since become one of the most prestigious and well attended high end audio exhibitions globally. Located at the impressive Tokyo International Forum that was designed by Rafael Viñoly, the show attracts all major high end brands.

Stella Inc. will demonstrate the new Wilson Benesch A.C.T. One Evolution P1 floor standing loudspeaker partnered with German electronics designed by Einstein.

Geometry Series P1 Collection A.C.T. One Evolution P1 in Silverstone Hypetex Coloured Carbon Fibre

Geometry Series P1 Collection A.C.T. One Evolution P1 in Silverstone Hypetex Coloured Carbon Fibre

As normal, you can stay up to date with the tour and any new dates as they are added via our Facebook and Twitter accounts. Or for more images of the P1 Collection and other Wilson Benesch products in production, see our Instagram feed.

Round 4: Tokyo International Audio Show, Tokyo, Japan
Date: Friday 30th – Sunday 2nd October 2016
Location: Tokyo International Forum, 3-5-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo
Admission: Entrance is free of charge, register on site or download a registration from via the TIAS website.

To arrange a private demonstration of Wilson Benesch products please contact Stella Inc..

The P1 Collection: A Revolution in Carbon Fibre
Geometry Series P1 Collection Tour Poster showing A.C.T. One Evolution P1 Loudspeaker finished in Enzo Red Hypetex Coloured Carbon Fibre

P1 Collection Tour // TIAS, Tokyo, Japan

Geometry Series, A.C.T. One Evolution Review, Part 2, Music Emotion

Werner Ero - A.C.T. One Evolution - Loudspeaker - Carbon Fibre - British - Engineering - Innovation - Music Emotion - CH Precision - A1 - C1 - D1

Following the release of the first part of Werner Ero’s Wilson Benesch A.C.T. One Evolution – CH Precision A1, C1, D1 review yesterday, we are thrilled to share the second part of this review. In this second part, Werner explores the backgrounds of the two companies and the products that form the review system.

Reading Werner’s interview in full you can learn about the development of the A.C.T. One Evolution, including the use of materials in the design, its drive technology and topology, the developments taking place at Wilson Benesch for the future and also our comments on collaborating with one of the most exciting and innovative electronics design teams in High End Audio, CH Precision.

Technological quality is never a coincidence and both CH Precision and Wilson Benesch are capable of gaining my utmost respect with these beautiful next generation products.

Werner Ero, Wilson Benesch – CH Precision Review, Music Emotion, 2016

We would like to extend our gratitude to Werner Ero for his excellent and comprehensive report on Wilson Benesch and CH Precision. We would also like to make a personal thank you to our Dutch import partners Audio Ingang for arranging the review and providing the excellent English translation.

The full unedited PDF of Werner Ero’s Review is here.

The full English translation PDF of Werner Ero’s Review is here. Courtesy of Germt van der Zel of Audio Ingang.

We wish all our followers around the world a pleasant weekend!

Geometry Series, A.C.T. One Evolution Review, Part 2, Music Emotion

Geometry Series, A.C.T. One Evolution Review, Part 1, Music Emotion

Werner Ero - A.C.T. One Evolution - Loudspeaker - Carbon Fibre - British - Engineering - Innovation - Music Emotion - CH Precision - A1 - C1 - D1

Wilson Benesch are delighted to share the first of Werner Ero’s two part review of the A.C.T. One Evolution – CH Precision A1, C1, D1 system. Werner tackles the Wilson Benesch and CH Precision products by way of a fascinating system review that gets to the heart of each element in the chain, but also presents the virtues of a system approach.

Officially launched in Germany at Die Steiner Box in late 2015, the new A.C.T. One Evolution floor standing loudspeaker follows a long line of A.C.T. loudspeaker designs that have developed and evolved through an iterative design process that, as Werner Ero points out in his review, dates back to the original A.C.T. One that was launched in 1991.

The A.C.T. is now central to the Wilson Benesch brand in much the same way as the 5-series is to BMW. The new A.C.T. One Evolution retaining some of the characteristic forms of the previous designs with the sloping, sculptural top and familiar physical proportion. But the A.C.T. One Evolution features all new Wilson Benesch drive technology, mounted in the carbon fibre – alloy composite loudspeaker architecture that Wilson Benesch has pioneered.

At this years Munich HIGH END Show, Wilson Benesch unveiled the new ‘P1’ coloured carbon fibre version of the A.C.T. One Evolution. The A.C.T. One Evolution P1, has since been joined by Discovery II P1 and Endeavour P1 to form the ‘P1 Collection’ within the Geometry Series. Taken from Formula 1 terminology, ‘P1’ is shorthand for ‘position 1’, or race leader. Wilson Benesch ascribed this terminology to the new ‘P1 Collection’ in recognition of the origin of the Hypetex coloured carbon fibre, which has been developed by ex-formula 1 engineers at the companies base at Silverstone Technology Park next to the home of British Motor Racing, Silverstone.

Werner Ero is no stranger to the Wilson Benesch marque, having owned the Arc loudspeakers from the previous generation Wilson Benesch reference, along with reviews of other models from our line. Werner notes in his review,

The first thing that struck me, when compared to its predecessors and other WB models, was the much greater power and drive especially in the lows and lower mids…

Werner continues,

Trying to describe the sound of this speaker with typical audiophile parameters is of no real use because of the almost 1:1 sense of scale and rich live experience. Everything is there and everything is in perfect balance. Just like it needs to be, but is seldom experienced with hifi.

The second part of this review will be available tomorrow evening at 6pm GMT and consists of a full interview with both Wilson Benesch and CH Precision.

We would like to extend our gratitude to Werner Ero for his excellent and comprehensive report on Wilson Benesch and CH Precision. We would also like to make a personal thank you to our Dutch import partners Audio Ingang for arranging the review and providing the excellent English translation.

The full unedited PDF of Werner Ero’s A.C.T. One Evolution Review is here.

The full English translation PDF of Werner Ero’s A.C.T. One Evolution Review is here. Courtesy of Germt van der Zel of Audio Ingang.

We wish all our followers around the world a pleasant weekend!

Geometry Series, A.C.T. One Evolution Review, Part 1, Music Emotion

P1 Collection Tour // X-Fi Audioshow, Eindhoven

Geometry Series P1 Collection Tour Poster showing A.C.T. One Evolution P1 Loudspeaker finished in Enzo Red Hypetex Coloured Carbon Fibre

After a short hiatus, the P1 Collection Tour rolls into Europe next weekend with the third round of the tour in Eindhoven, Holland, on the 24th/25th September at the X-Fi Audioshow.

The Wilson Benesch A.C.T. One Evolution P1 floor standing loudspeaker will not be alone. It will be joined by other Wilson Benesch products including the impressive and imposing Endeavour standmount ‘ultra monitor’ loudspeaker, the Circle 25 Turntable and the new R1 HiFi Rack. The live demonstration will see the Discovery II partner with Swiss electronics from CH Precision.

Luke Milnes will be taking the short flight across the North Sea to join Dutch import partners Audio Ingang for the duration of the show.

Guests can expect to get up close and personal with the patented material technology that is at the heart of the new P1 Collection, with samples of each of the P1 finishes available to see and touch. The trio of colours in the P1 Collection finishes both visually and by name evoke the sense of Formula 1 heritage in the P1 Collection. Those colours are ‘Enzo’ Red, ‘Silverstone’ Silver and ‘Champagne’ Gold.

As normal, you can stay up to date with the tour and any new dates as they are added via our Facebook and Twitter accounts. Or for more images of the P1 Collection and other Wilson Benesch products in production, see our Instagram feed.

Round 3: X-Fi Audioshow, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Date: Saturday 24th – Sunday 25th September 2016
Location: X-Fi Audioshow, NH Eindhoven Conference Centre, Koningshof, Locht 117

For more information and tickets please see the X-Fi Audioshow website.

To arrange a private demonstration of Wilson Benesch products please contact Audio Ingang Netherlands.

The P1 Collection: A Revolution in Carbon Fibre

P1 Collection Tour // X-Fi Audioshow, Eindhoven

Aaudio Imports: Exclusive new US Distributor

Wilson Benesch - Aaudio Imports - Distribution - USA - Loudspeakers - Turntables

Wilson Benesch, Official Press Release, 1st September, 2016 – Sheffield, UK

Wilson Benesch is delighted announce Aaudio Imports as the Official US Distribution partner for Wilson Benesch Analog and select Loudspeaker collections. Founded in 1989 and based in Sheffield, England, Wilson Benesch is one of the leading British exporters of bespoke, high technology, advanced engineered audio products. Wilson Benesch leverages internal engineering and manufacturing proficiency alongside collaborative partnerships with a variety of University Research partnerships and the Advanced Manufacturing Park and Research Centre in Sheffield. This unique approach to product development and design is in harmony with the company’s vertically integrated manufacturing operation that sees almost all product inventory designed, engineered, tooled, manufactured and assembled in house.

Wilson Benesch pioneered the use of carbon fibre composites in audio design and manufacturing. The material is now synonymous with the brand and encapsulates the high-tech image of the company. Within both the company’s Analogue Collection and Geometry Series Loudspeaker designs, intelligent and thoughtful design can be seen to exploit the unique properties of carbon fibre composites; namely its high stiffness and exceptional energy damping characteristics; to give rise to industry leading signal-to-noise ratio performance.

In 2016 Wilson Benesch added a collection of patented coloured carbon fibre finishes to its reference loudspeaker line, the Geometry Series. Identified within the company’s loudspeaker lines by the addition of the ‘P1 Collection’ moniker, the new material redefines the application of this advanced engineering technology in the luxury high end product sector. The aesthetic appeal and language of the Geometry Series and its new P1 Collection finishes has created something exceptional and unique, once again defining Wilson Benesch as a company at the forefront of High End Audio Design and Engineering.

Aaudio Imports – Bringing Wilson Benesch to a State near You –

At Aaudio Imports our goal is to supply truly world class high end audio products to top quality dealers and discerning clients alike. We carefully select our dealers on the grounds of their exceptional product knowledge, listening skills and their desire to share the world’s finest audio imports with clients who know and love these products.

With hundreds of high end audio manufacturers to choose from we selected just a few that really stand out from the crowd. Having participated in more than 150+ Trade Shows and Exhibitions, we are passionate and driven to achieve our goals.

In line with this Aaudio Imports are thrilled to announce that we will present selected models from Wilson Benesch’s reference loudspeaker line, including the flagship Cardinal loudspeaker and the A.C.T. One Evolution P1 loudspeaker across the United States throughout 2016 and into 2017 and beyond. Aaudio Imports will therefore provide a new level of access to the product that has not been seen in a number of years.

We welcome customers and dealers alike to come and see us at the following trade shows and experience this remarkable product with us.

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Aaudio Imports: Exclusive new US Distributor