News about Blumenhofer Acoustics
Hamburg and the Norddeutsche HiFi Tage are always worth a trip. Probably I've already mentioned: Hamburg is one of the cities where I could think about a good living. Better than a lot others.
Well, I'll not mention about the music and the higher and higher quality of the show. It is worth visiting, but believe me, You will need the whole time to be sure to find (and then enjoy) the rooms worth Your time: there are really a lot.
- The Pick Up - Einstein Cartridge
- The Tonarm - Einstein Tonarm
- Air Force 3 - Tech Das Turntable
- The Phono Preamp - Einstein Phono Preamp
- The Tune - Einstein Integrated Power Amp
- Tempesta 20 - Loudspeakers Blumenhofer
- The Power Harmonizer - Cammino power filter
- Reference series Cables - from Cammino
It is a big system, but if You consider the main parts, Loudspeakers and power amp, it is still in a reasonable price range.
As usual, blues, blues, rock, a small bit of classics, blues and then country, country blues, electro rock, country rock, blues rock, folk (but not too much) and then baroque, and orchestras…
Good music, good sound, really enjoyable for even longer than the 2 days of the show.
The organizer (Ivonne) put a basket of prizes together and we offered a set of Mini loudspeakers (here the news), they were the most valuable price of the event. These pair of Minis have been won by Ingo B**h. I hope he will enjoy them as well as I'm enjoying mine here in my home.
If You are curious about some pictures, please here You can find them.
We are curious about the 2018 edition ;-)
After the big success of the Gran Galà dell'Alta Fedeltà in Milano, Spinelli, our local dealer, invited his customers to listen to the system of the show.
The setups were 3 and the loudspeakers playing were 4. All Cammino Cabling, all Octave amplification. Really amazing systems, all really enjoyable.
We spent the day talking with people and listening to music. That was good… meanwhile, our children were amazingly playing: everyone had his fun!!
If You are curious about the setup, You can get the information from the pictures here
Armin Kern, our sales representative in the northern part of Germany, presented nearly our complete product portfolio at the Mitteldeutsche HiFi Tage in Leipzig.
He just told me that the success was amazing and that there will be some follow up in the near future.
Ufff...geschafft, wir haben die Messe erfolgreich beendet und hatten sehr guten Zuspruch! Armin hat wieder mal die Bude gerockt!...Schlagzeuge knallen lassen...Kontrabässe schnurren lassen und so manches musikalisches Highlight an's "Hörorgan" gebracht, einfach Geil! Die Blumis sind und bleiben einfach der Hammer.
Here You can see the few pictures I received.
Likehifi.de invited his readers to have a try to Blumenhofer Acoustics. Here
At the ITIS in Trieste, a house of services to the elderly people, in cooperation with CAMST, one of the leading Italian catering companies, and with Tafos, we organized an event to entertain the guests of the ITIS.
It was a bit of embarrassing at the beginning, but then seeing the people sing and enjoy and get lost on the music was really touchy for me and for the other organizers. Once more, we enjoyed the magic and the effects that music listening can give to the people.
The setup was not the top of the tops, but it was sufficient to give to the audience some moments of memories.
- Tempesta 20
- Trafomatic EOS integrated amp
- Classé CD Player
- Cammino cabling and power treatment
The music played was:
Edith Lienbacher - Soprano
Herbert Lippert - Tenor
Bruckner Orchester Linz
Peter Guth - Conductor
Composers: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Johann Strauss Sr. (1804-1849)
Johann Strauss Jr. (1825-1899)
Franz Lehar (1870-1948)
Emmerich Kalman (1882-1953)
1. Unter Donner und Blitz (Polka schnell)
2. Das eine kann ich nicht verzeih'n (Wiener Blut)
4. Sei mir gegruesst du holdes Venetia (Eine Nacht in Venedig)
5. Deh vieni non tardar (Le nozze di Figaro)
6. Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schoen (Die Zauberfloete)
7. Vilja Lied (Die Lustige Witwe)
8. Overture (Die Fledermaus)
9. Lippen Schweigen (Die lustige Witwe)
10. Entr'acte Musik No. 2 (Rosamunde)
11. Licht senkt es sich vom Himmel (Das Dreimaederlhaus)
12. Mein Herr Marquis (Die Fledermaus)
13. Dein ist mein ganzes Herz (Das Land des Laechelns)
14. An der schoenen blauen Donau
15. Tanzen moecht' ich (Die Cardasfuerstin)
Produced by David Chesky
Recorded by Miguel Kertsman
Edited and mastered by Miguel Kertsman and Harald Huber
Well… do I need to say more? Have a look at the pictures (here) and try to understand the feeling arising during the 'performance'.
At the end we all could enjoy a slice of Sacher Torte and an hot chocolate.
This is the statement of Mr. Zimmermann, the owner of the shop. He seemed quite happy about the result and the visitors.
Es war ein grosser Erfolg! - Am Samstag und Sonntag den 05.+ 06.11.16 besuchten uns viele fachkundige High-End interessierte. Wir bedanken uns herzlich für Ihren Besuch.
Here You can see more pictures
We participated to the Analog Audio Association Forum in Krefeld (Germany) with our Tempesta 20, presented by Thomas H. Diehl producer of the Holz-Akustik racks.
Here You can find more information about the show, and here You can download the official flyer.
Thomas H. Diehl was really surprised about the quality of the presentation. And this is his comment about the show (in German):
die Messe ist vorbei + die Resonanz im analog-Forum ist bzgl. Blumenhofer (in der Kombi mit ASR Emitter I) durchweg gut. War auch so die durchgehende Meinung während der Messe: Die Kombi spielte unter den Top 5 in Krefeld.
==> Hätte ich so im Vorfeld nicht erwartet. Aber Blumenhofer und Emitter I in der aktuellen Version 2016 können tatsächlich sehr gut miteinander.
Here You can see some more pictures from the setup.
At the Beijing HiFi show played our Tempesta 20 connected to an Ottavio EL 48 power amplifier. I've heard this combination somewhere else and was really extraordinary!
This is the comment of Mr. Bill. Our friend and producer of Ottavio:
The Beijing Hi-end show we got alot of praise.Many of the network media and hifi fans write the reviews.
This show our equiment combination is;
- CD Player: CEC TL3N
- DAC: Apogee Symphony I/O
- Amplifier: Ottavio 84i
- Loudspeakers: Blumenhofer-Acoustics Tempesta20
Here You can see some pictures of the show. The setup was really nice!
Like in the last years, it was real fireworks!!!
But this time… it left me breathlessssssss.
Just some small hints of the setup:
- TechDAS Air Force Two worldclass turntable, developed by former Japanese Micro Seiki: his lifetime project
- Einstein Audio The Little Big Phono phonopreamp
- Einstein Audio The Pickup cartridge
- Einstein Audio The Tune integrated amplifier including phono MM and Dac
- Cammino Power Harmonizer H3.1 - passive state of the art power conditioner (Blue Moon Award)
- Einstein Audio cables and Cammino power cords
- Symposium Acoustics rack, and overall decoupler and isolation and support elements
At the first moment the whole system blowed me out of my socks!
The first impression was of a great maturity and understandability of what was coming out of the speakers: it was simply real!
Then slowly the feeling came of how was set up the system. A relatively simple setup with a grown world-class turntable.
Needles to say that we just played analog and have not been shy with the volume.
Needles to say that we all enjoyed the whole happening.
Here You can read the blog post of Walter Kircher, who supported us excellently during the whole days
Here You can view our picture slideshow
And in this picture, left Mr. Borchert and right his daughter: the two people behind the whole organization of the show. A big thank You to the both of them for making this possible!!
On the 28th of June Alta Fedeltà in Calco, near Lecco hosted a very nice event with Blumenhofer.
Here You can read something more about the event. It is written on Italian.
Which Loudspeakers? A Fun 10, a Tempesta 20 and a Genuin FS 2 connected to Octave power amplification.
The Sala Grande room had:
- whole cabling from Cammino-HP
- Power harmonization from Cammino as well
The Sala Nuova room presented:
Needles to say that most people spent most of the time in the Sala Grande.
Well, we hat lots of questions and lot of information share, lot of talks and, in between, I had the chance to sit down and enjoy some music: my impression was that there was no system, that everything disappeared and the music came like a wall with a refinement and a description precise like a diamond cut. It had the presence and the richness of a complete symphonic orchestra. Wow a seldom experience!
Here some pictures of the event.
p.s.: during the event we agreed with Angelo Jasparro for a review of the Genuin FS 2 on his online magazine, Audio-activity
This time was Martin Mertens who wrote the review of the Tempesta 20. It has come out today on Fairaudio.de.
I've never known Martin personally. So when the Fairaudio told me that he would have performed the listening session and written the review I was surprised.
If they trust him, I shall as well :-)
...and they were right!
Here You can read it, on German.
The reviewer writes that the Tempesta 20...:
- ...belong to that kind of loudspeakers made for listening for Music
- ...focus the happening where it actually plays
- ...its bass comes to the point, fast, sharp and agile
- ...it scratches in combination with a tube amplifier to the Nirvana of High End
Well, who would want more?
During set-up we did have some really hard time: making it perfect to the spot has been more challenging than expected.
- Tempesta 20 mains
- Center 20
- Surround 17
- Sub 15
- Galaktron Power amplifier
- Cambridge Audio receiver
- Cambridge Audio Blue Ray player
- Epson 4k projector
Cabling and power treatment:
Well... I'm thinking about such a setup at my place ;-)
Here some pictures of the event.
Even this year Marco de Wilde of Music2 presented an astonishing show in Veldhoven.
There have been 3 rooms with Blumenhofer Acoustics loudspeakers for a total of 5 systems playing.
Here You can enjoy a picture gallery of the systems playing.
Main rooms with Blumenhofer were:
- Music2 played a Genuin FS 2, a Tempesta 17 Surround set and a Tempesta 20
- STS Digital played a Genuin FS 1 and a Fun 17
- Sonore AC played a Gran Gioia
Like last year the atmosphere was really enthusiastic and during the show lot of people showed their interest for our products.
For the time being the whole series consists of:
- 3 main loudspeakers:
Tempesta 17 Bookshelf
- 3 Centers:
- 3 Subwoofers:
We are still working on the surround components.