Linn Akurate Exact DSM

Monday, September 22nd, 2014
Linn Akurate Exakt DSM System
Browse your digital music library, stream music and video online and hear movie soundtracks, all in exceptional detail. Linn Akurate Exakt DSM System connects to virtually any music or audio source in your home and plays it flawlessly.

Anything connected to the Akurate Exakt DSM is transmitted perfectly to the Exakt Akubarik speakers via Exakt Link, using a single digital cable. With multiple digital and analogue connections including HDMI, XLR, and an onboard phono stage for your turntable, we have everything covered; you can even Airplay from your phone or tablet.

Linn Akurate ExaktExakt Akubarik speakers combine our integrated Aktiv technology developed for Akubarik speakers with Exakt technology to put the source in the speaker.

The five channels in each speaker are fed by a single digital input using the Exakt Link output from Akurate Exakt DSM. The on-board digital crossover in each speaker delivers an independently controlled signal to each of the drive units, via independent volume controls, DACs and power amplifiers.

Pearl Audio has the full Linn Akurate Exakt system on display, and will be featuring it for our Linn Lounge – The Eagles event on October 16th.

McIntosh MC8207 Home Theater Amplifier

Friday, March 7th, 2014

McIntosh MC8207 7×200 Home Theater Amplifier

MC8207 is a 7 channel amplifier designed to power the finest home theater systems. Seven channels may be used in larger rooms or five channels for the theater plus two stereo channels for powering a set of speakers in another area of the home. Immensely powerful, the high current MC8207 delivers 200 watts per channel into either 4 or 8 ohm speaker types using the McIntosh Dynamic Power Manager®. You will always have all the power you need when using MC8207.

Sonus Faber Olympica III

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Sonus Faber Olympica III
Now Showing At Pearl Audio Video – Come in for a Demonstration!

Olympica represents the essence of Sonus faber’s old-world traditions of handcrafted hardwood cabinets, soft leather accents, and incomparable finishes. Combined with the latest in high-performance transducer design and fine crossover components, Olympica sound like no other speakers.

Built entirely in Italy by master carpenters and leatherworkers, Olympica employs the highest quality fittings with numerous machined metal accents offering a stunning contrast to the natural hardwood staves which comprise the body of the cabinet.

Olympica III is the largest and most powerful of the Olympica range and can generate prodigious room filling bass with room filling power suitable for more expansive listening environments. Traditional Sonus faber warmth blends with incredible resolution of fine detail while the newly developed porting system delivers deep, tuneful bass.

All Olympica loudspeakers are available in either natural walnut or graphite-stained walnut.

‘Now Showing’ Equipment at Pearl Audio Video

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

This page is a showcase of the latest and greatest goodies on display at Pearl Audio Video. Watch for regular updates as we get new toys all the time!

Be sure to call or stop by if there is particular model you’re interested in hearing – this page is by no means comprehensive!


McIntosh MC275

A modern incarnation of the ’60s classic, the MC275 is still one of sweetest sounding amps ever designed! Currently in its Mark VI iteration, four KT88s pump out a robust 75-watts per channel into virtually any impedance. Don’t mistake the MC275 for a tube amplifier of yore, however. A thoroughly updated circuit with top-notch components and transformers custom-wound at McIntosh’s Binghamton factory yields sparkling highs and extended bass, all while preserving the magical midrange unique to tubes.

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Linn Majik Speakers

Linn’s Majik series of speakers and electronics has led us to redefine our expectations for affordable excellence. From the physically diminutive but sonically enormous 109 standmounts to the Isobariks and their preternaturally fast, tight bass response, the entire lineup offers precise imaging and suburb detail with the help of Linn’s exclusive 2K array. All handcrafted and signed by their makers at the Linn factory in Scotland, Majik speakers feature impeccable construction and gorgeous real-wood finishes to suit any decor.

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Nordost Leif, Norse 2, and Valhalla 2 Cables

Nordost has relentlessly pursued perfection in the transmission of audio, video, and power since their inception. With the new Norse 2 and Valhalla 2 cable lines they’ve achieved levels of performance we never thought possible at any price. A single Heimdall 2 or Frey 2 power cord is a transformative upgrade for nearly any system and the proof is in listening. We’re happy to offer the entire Leif, Norse 2, and Valhalla 2 lines for in-store or in-home demonstration. We’ll bring one of Nordost’s (in)famous demo suitcases to your home and find out what works best for you. Find out what your system is missing!

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