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Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2008

CNET's Audiophiliac, Steve Guttenberg, hit the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest in Denver. Here are some of the more interesting items he encountered at the October 2008 event.

Steve Guttenberg
Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg has also worked as a high-end audio salesman, and as a record producer. Steve currently reviews audio products for CNET and works as a freelance writer for Stereophile.
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Jolida amp

Jolida JT-10: It's tiny, but beautiful, and sounded extra juicy.
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KEF Muon

KEF Muon: KEF's statement speaker was all curves. Pictures don't do it justice.
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Lotus

Lotus Acoustics: These pod-like speakers come with a box sub. I'd like to hear more from these guys.
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Steve Guttenberg standing next to giant speaker

High-end audio is all about pushing the limits, without regard to sale-ability.
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BD Design mystery speaker

I have no idea what this is, but it sounded pretty good.
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Thorens TD 160 HD turntable

Thorens turntables have been around forever, and this brand new model is a radical update of my first high-end turntable, the TD160.
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Virtue Audiophile One

The Audiophile One is a little thing, built to high-end standards, but it's comparatively inexpensive.
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Waterfall speakers

Waterfall speakers: See-through speakers. I don't get it.

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