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On Wednesday 8th June, KJ West One will team up with Focal and Naim Audio to host an exclusive UK premiere of the newest Focal loudspeaker, Sopra N°3.

Announced at the High End Show in Munich, the new Sopra N°3 features the original Sopra technologies in a speaker developed for larger listening spaces, making it an ideal partner for Naim high-end Classic and 500 Series systems.

Sopra N°3 perfectly combines dynamics, space optimisation and harmonic richness. With its two 8¼" (21cm) woofers, this loudspeaker offers solid, rich and perfectly defined bass for music lovers looking for optimum performance. 

Throughout the event, we will be demonstrating the Naim range from Mu-so to the 500 Series and in our main demonstration room will be Naim's flagship Statement amplifier powering the Sopra N°3. This event will be the perfect chance to discover the results that Naim are able to achieve from their entry products to their reference pieces. 

Naim's UK Sales Manager Jason Gould and a representative from Focal will be on hand to give insider knowledge and expertise on the products. 

Refreshments will be available on the day. 

Space will be limited and our recent events have been extremely popular and filling up fast so we recommend registering soon to avoid missing out. 

Sopra N°3 will retail for £15,750 (per pair) and will be available from June 2016.

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On Friday 20th and Saturday 21st of May, KJ West One and Absolute Sounds will be hosting a special UK launch of Wilson Audio's latest audiophile loudspeaker, Alexx. 

Hailing from Utah, Wilson Audio is the doyen of true high-end speaker design. Alexx incorporates the latest techniques and technologies, delivering a sound so thrillingly realistic, you’ll swear your favourite musicians have dropped by for a private performance.

Alexx is a seriously sophisticated loudspeaker, it is positioned between the hugely respected Alexia and Wilson's current flagship Alexandria XLF. 

Alexx was developed using Wilson’s latest thinking on loudspeaker design in the areas of time-domain geometry, driver configuration, and driver development. It is the latest beneficiary of Wilson’s ongoing analysis of low-resonance cabinet strategies via laser micrometer. Alexx draws from both recent designs such as the Alexia, and the Sabrina as well as classic speakers like WAMM.

The event will be a great opportunity for Wilson enthusiasts and lovers of high-end audio in the UK to come and appreciate what Wilson Audio are able to produce when it comes to loudspeakers without constraints. 

Wilson Audio has a large following all over the world, so we expect this event to be popular. Please ensure you register early to avoid disappointment. 

The event will run from 6pm to 10pm on Friday and 10am to 5pm on Saturday. Refreshments will be provided.

The weekend is free to attend. Register your place below.

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Many thanks to everyone who attended our dCS Vivaldi 2.0 launch on Friday. The event was a great success. It was a sell-out and the turn out was fantastic, it was great to see so many digital music enthusiasts.

The system used for the night comprised of the dCS Vivaldi 2.0, the Naim Statement amplifier and Wilson Audio Alexia loudspeakers. We were extremely happy with the way the system sounded, the feedback was incredibly positive, everyone was astounded at the difference it made when they switched from the Vivaldi to the Vivaldi 2.0!

On the night, we were joined by the dCS Technical Director Andy McHarg, Director of Product Development Chris Hales and special guest Recording Engineer Chris Binns who treated everyone to a wonderful selection of standard, high resolution and master recordings. 

We look forward to seeing everyone again at our future events.

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On Friday 13th May, Both dCS and KJ West One cordially invite you to the launch of the latest software upgrade for their reference player Vivaldi 2.0.

The dCS Vivaldi range is admired across the globe for being in the elite bracket of digital playback devices. dCS is known as a company dedicated to innovation, because of this they are constantly developing their products in the quest for perfection. 

Vivaldi 2.0 is the result of over 25 years research and development at the cutting edge of digital and brings some radical improvements to the amazing Vivaldi. 

For this special event we will be joined by dCS Technical Director Andy McHarg and Director of Product Development Chris Hales who will talk through the design goals and how they get even closer to the original performance. 

Listeners will be treated to a wonderful selection of standard, high resolution and master recordings from dCS and special guest Recording Engineer Chris Binns. 

The event will start at 6.30 with the presentations and listening session running from 7pm to 8.30pm. There will be a Q&A session with Andy and Chris at the end of the listening.

We look forward to welcoming you to this special event. 

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