February 18th, 2014

CES Show reports #1

There are a good few show reports from CES out there, we start with linking you to Dagogo:

the tour de force Marten Supreme II system driven by Pass Xs series electronics which was clearly and by a rather wide margin the best sound I heard.

Two other knockouts were Neemi Jarvi conducting Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony and Gina Bachauer playing Beethoven’s Second Piano Concerto on a Mercury recording. In both instances, spatial information was excellent with good depth, imaging and soundstage. The sound of both piano and violin was also very natural. I wish that I had the resources to own a pair.

 


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January 9th, 2014

And finally, The Room!

It took a while but finally we could find a moment to post this. All of the diffusors were delivered at midnight the night before the show so the room wasn’t ready until just a couple of hours before the show opened! Such a great feeling to do the final touches after so much hard and stressful work.

Marten Coltrane Supreme 2

The Coltrane Supreme 2 really sound absolutely fantastic.

Marten Coltrane Supreme 2

Marten Coltrane Supreme 2

All together with the rest of the coolest stuff:

Starting off with:

SMT ceiling

This is what came so late but it was worth the wait. SMT‘s amazing diffusor/reflection ceiling.

Jorma Design Statement - brand new cables

Jorma Design Statement – brand new cables

Pass Labs

Pass Labs Mono Power Amps: XS300

Whest

Whest

Whest

Pass Labs XS pre amps

Whest Audio

Whest Audio Phonostage Ref 5 MK4

Bergmann turntable

Bergmann Audio Sleipner turntable with Ortofon Mc Anna cartridge.

MSB

MSB Diamond Dac and UMT Plus

Room

Listeners

As all of us main exhibitors (Marten. Jorma Design and SMT) are Swedish we gave the entrance a slight Swedish feel with birch trunks.

Displays

Birches

Swedish flag

Dan Meinwald

Dan Meinwald doing his thing

We’ll be back tomorrow, cheers!


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January 7th, 2013

A room with a view

The view from our room at the Venetian Las Vegas.

The view from room 29229 at the Venetian

Yes, we’re here yet again for high end audio, fun and of course lots of music. Please come and see us in room 29229 if you’re in the area. The show starts on Tuesday but our room is almost ready so maybe we have time for some relaxing. We’ll show you more tomorrow.

Cheers


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January 13th, 2012

Only the sky is the limit

Venetian sky

The weather is always lovely under the painted ceiling at the Venetian:)

Here’s some more stuff from our floor.

Oracle Audio

Bright red electronics from Oracle Audio.

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January 10th, 2012

CES kicking off!

Venetian - Las Vegas

Back at the Venetian Resort in Las Vegas for CES 2012. Marten have been exhibiting for more than a decade at CES and every year is more fun than the previous. We have now opened the doors to the Marten room and the show is already busy.

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January 7th, 2012

Goodbye Europe

Bye Europe

Hello U.S.A.

Trump Tower - Las Vegas

Here we are again in glimmering Las Vegas preparing for CES 2012. We have a feeling this years show will be cooler than ever with all the attention the Djangos already have had.

Also, we really hope you all had nice holidays and, Happy New Year:)

See you soon.


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February 10th, 2011

Attention!

Las Vegas

Since CES 2011 we have received a lot of attention at different places around the internet. Here are some of the mentions we’ve had:

“The system looked and sounded truly wonderful, and both amps and speakers are well worth checking out.”

Alan Sircom at The Absolute Sound

“At last year’s CES, many of my favorite rooms featured Sweden’s Marten speakers. The same held true this year.”

Thank you for the music:) Erick Lichte, at stereophile

“So, how did it sound? Simply put, it was outstanding, highly detailed, very transparent and musical at the same time.”

Key Kim at Stereotimes

“Another Swedish company making an excellent impression was Marten

the Audio Beat

“This was one of the few rooms to treat the room, and it contributed to an intimate, stimulating demonstration.”

Dagogo.com

“Uber bass resolution.”

Audio Federation

“Sweden’s Marten is well-regarded for its high-end speakers and takes a fair amount of pride in their audiophile-pleasing performance.”

Paul Ridden at Gizmag

A massive thank you to all of you, from all of us here at Marten.

 


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February 8th, 2011

Just one more thing…

from CES.

We received a lot of attention for our brilliant diffusors from Svanå Miljöteknik in Sweden.

Trump Tower - Svanå Miljöteknik

Apparently there's a famous building in the background but we keep the focus on more important things:)

These diffusors are the nicest looking ones that I have ever seen. They are normally rather colossal with the WAF factor on a bare minimum.

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January 19th, 2011

Upstairs, Downstairs

The last day of the CES 2011 we took some time to check out the posher suites upstairs from us. We bumped in to lovely Neli from Audio Federation. It’s very ‘enthusiasing’ to meet people so enthusiastic about audio.

Neli and Leif

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January 15th, 2011

More from Vegas

M•Amp by night

M•Amp by night

We have a lot more to show from CES 2011 so here we go:

Bladelius

The new, very interesting USB Dac from Bladelius. Seems to have very high quality both in performance and appearance.

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