Last weekend, Project Perfection teamed up with S'NEXT to bring DITA Audio and FiR Audio to the Fujiya Avic Autumn Show at Nakano Sunplaza where we were based for 2 days.
Nakano Sunplaza is a huge place, and the Fujiya Avic Spring and Autumn Shows have always been pretty gargantuan, this edition is no exception! So we've chosen to focus solely on our little room on the 6th floor and the brands that are within and around it!
Scroll in for highlights on DITA Audio, final Audio, FiR Audio, STAX and a little bit on S'NEXT's new TWS contender, Ag.
Singaporean Manufacturer DITA Audio unveiled the final version of its new flagship, the DITA Dream XLS to its Japanese audience. The Dream XLS is a continuation of The DITA Dream, which was quite the cult hit in Japan. For anyone in Japan interested in picking it up, The Dream XLS has went on sale on 31 October 2019 at 278000 JPY (tax included).
DITA Audio also mentioned that the Dream XLS is running on a limited production schedule of approximately 300 units per lot, the next lot will be released in January, so to-be-buyers can take their time in deciding if the XLS' is the IEM for them!
The exhibit is set to find its new home in final Audio's new boutique space in AkiOka beside Akihabara's Electric Town entrance: Just next to the Gundam and AKB48 Cafes, prime real estate for any electronics retailer.
We'll be on the beat to bring you more photos and details regarding this new development! In the meanwhile, folks in Southeast Asia can head here for a list of DITA Stockists you can go to to give the XLS a spin, be sure to give them a ring first to confirm its availability first!
Exciting times lie ahead for final audio as they get ready to open their brick-and-mortar boutique store at Akihabara! The boutique's future staff were also seen interacting with visitors at the show in preparation for their opening in 12 December 2019.
Following in the footsteps of final's Make Series and B-Series, the A8000 features a reassuringly hefty, but nevertheless comfortable metal chassis. The A8000 contains a single beryllium driver and is set to retail at about US$2100. This pilot demo of the A8000 features a fast, dynamic sound augmented with forward, clear mids. final is set to deliver the A8000 to its markets by the end of 2019, perfect for rewarding yourself in the festive season.
Find out where to find final by clicking through to our list of final stockists here.
An view of the booth DITA Audio and FiR Audio made their home at for 2 days: The 2019 Autumn Hpfes also marked the unveiling of FiR Audio's new M Series to the Japanese public.
Founded by Bogdan Belonozhko in 2018, FiR Audio started its run providing IEM maintenance equipment to professionals in the music industry. The M Series' is comprised of 4 products and is estimated to be available worldwide by January 2020.
A Quick Look at the M Series
STAX set up their new semiconductor driver unit, the SRM-700S: The new 700s employs JFET technology throughout the amplification process and is built to mine even the most layered of musical pieces. More news to come regarding this one!
S'NEXT took the opportunity to unveil it's newest TWS contender, Ag. The brand currently features a 3 product lineup. More news to come!