Axpona 2017 Recap

Axpona 2017 was a resounding success this past weekend. Nordost always looks forward to partnering with our Chicago-based dealer, Holm Audio, to put on great demonstrations of our products for show attendees. This year, we were very lucky to be represented by so many wonderful dealers and manufacturers throughout the show. If you weren’t able to join us in Chicago, here are a few pictures from the event!  


We had a great time working with Holm Audio and Nola Speakers in the Nordost demo room.  Mike Marko was present to showcase all of our amazing products.

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Our cables could be heard in ALL of Holm Audio’s rooms throughout the show!
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Audio Solutions had two wonderful systems featuring our Odin 2 and Valhalla 2 cable ranges!

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MoFi sported our Valhalla 2 Speaker Cables to complete their system.

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Playback Design also used our Valhalla 2 cables to get their room sounding its best.

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We were thrilled that Sonner Audio decided to showcase their speaker with our Heimdall 2 cables!

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Gershman Acoustics used a wide variety of Nordost in their system to great effect!

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Monitor Audio’s system was also sounding fantastic with our Valhalla 2 cables.

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Hegel used a number of Nordost cables in their two systems at the show.

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Pictures from Nordost Nation! March 2017

Nordost is lucky to have such incredibly loyal and enthusiastic customers! One great way that our fans let us know that they are happy with the work that we do is by sending us pictures of their Nordost products in action. Here are a few photos that have been shared with us recently. Feel free to send us pictures of Nordost in your system, via Facebook, or #nordostcables on Instagram, so that we can continue to share them with the whole Nordost family!


 

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HembioConsult has this system outfitted with Norse 2 cables and Sort Füt under the speakers!

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In this HembioConsult system photo you can see Frey 2 Speaker Cables at work, along with a QB8 and an assortment of Nordost Power Cords.

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Hifidylle Pascal Rougier has Valhalla 2 Speaker Cables, as well as Sort Sort Kones, QV2, and QK1 units on display.

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Olivier Stoessel shows off his Purple Flare Interconnects with his DAC 89 NUFORCE – “perfect sound!”

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HIFI TOURS – Amplitude has a great system set up with Heimdall 2 cables, as well as a QB8 and QX unit.

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ADHF in action, demonstrating how Nordost cables can completely revolutionize the performance of a hifi system!

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Looks like Hifinesse is ready to demonstrate the different power cords in Nordost’s line! Plus, they’re using Frey 2 Speaker Cables supported by our Sort Lifts. You know it must sound amazing!

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Our Heimdall 2 Headphone Cable is connecting Woo Audio’s WA7 Fireflies to some Beyerdynamic headphones!

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Gabby Amram (@gsoundquest) shared this shot of the Nordost Blue Heaven and Heimdall 2 Headphone Cables

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@hifialex took these shots at the 2017 Montreal Audio show in the Mark Jones room. Our Valhalla 2 Cables helped this system sound terrific.

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@my.hifi is listening in style with his Sennheiser headphones, McIntosh amplifier, and Nordost Heimdall 2 Headphone Cable!

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@my.hifi is plugged in and ready for listening!

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@savisystems_perth took this great, dramatic pic of our Blue Heaven Speaker Cables!

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We love these Valhalla 2 unboxing shots from @thelaukamp!

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@thelaukamp is showing how to use Frey 2 Speaker Cables with Norse Bi-Wire Jumpers!

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@absoluteaudioyyc linked up with Nordost’s Bruno de Lorimier for some fantastic events, showcasing the power of Nordost. #makemusicbetter

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@phillipwangusa is sporting our Heimdall 2 Headphone Cable with his Oppo PM-2s!

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Sunday morning listening at @jwmacoustics808 is in full swing with Nordost Red Dawn!

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@jmwacoustics808 uses Nordost cables to get the most out of their stunning Shaman amps

Nordost at the Sound and Vision Bristol Show – Recap

It was great to take part in another Bristol Show, the UKs longest running audio show!  This year, in the Nordost room, show goers were able to sit through several demonstrations, including Sort Kone, QRT, USB and Power Cord comparisons. Thank you to all of our friends in the industry who decided to wire their systems with Nordost cables, and to our wonderful distributor, Atacama, for representing us so well! If you weren’t able to make the show, here are a few images of Nordost cables in action throughout the weekend.  


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ELAC had their system wired with Heimdall 2:IMG_0352IMG_0179 IMG_0212


Esoteric used Valhalla 2 cables to help their room stand out:IMG_0370IMG_0251IMG_0211


Musical Fidelity used a combination of Tyr 2 and Frey 2 cables:IMG_0334IMG_0305


Quad used a wide array of Nordost cables, from our Heimdall 2 Ethernet Cable to our classic Blue Heaven Power Cord:IMG_0196IMG_0192IMG_0153

Pictures from Nordost Nation! December 2016

Nordost is lucky to have such incredibly loyal and enthusiastic customers! One great way that our fans let us know that they are happy with the work that we do is by sending us pictures of their Nordost products in action. Here are a few photos that have been shared with us recently. Feel free to send us pictures of Nordost in your system, via Facebook, info@nordost.com, or #nordostcables on Instagram, so that we can continue to share them with the whole Nordost family!


 

@jwmacoustics808 in Barton Hills, Austin, Texas took this beautiful picture of Nordost Bi-Wire Jumpers and Red Dawn speaker cables.

@jwmacoustics808 in Barton Hills, Austin, Texas took this beautiful picture of Nordost Bi-Wire Jumpers and Red Dawn speaker cables.

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Woo Audio shared this picture of our Heimdall 2 Headphone Cable and USB Cable being put to work at a Head-Fi meet in San Jose.

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HembioConsult has their system set up with our Blue Heaven cables!

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This HembioConsult system takes it to the next level with Nordost cables, QRT, AND the new Sort Lift cable lifters!

Hifinesse is taking full advantage of our new Heimdall 2 Ethernet Cable, paired with a complete loom of Norse 2 cables.

Hifinesse is taking full advantage of our new Heimdall 2 Ethernet Cable, paired with a complete loom of Norse 2 cables.

 

Instagram user @timbretop shared this shot of our Odin 2 Analog Interconnects

Instagram user @timbretop shared this shot of our Odin 2 Analog Interconnects

 

"New system finally all set up and dialed in. #hifi #audiophile #sonusfaber #elipsa #mcintosh #siltech #nordost #obsession #benzlps #vinyl #analogue #highendaudio #audioporn #brinkmann #stereo #turntable #tubes" - @mtbguy on Instagram

“New system finally all set up and dialed in. #hifi #audiophile #sonusfaber #elipsa #mcintosh #siltech #nordost #obsession #benzlps #vinyl #analogue #highendaudio #audioporn #brinkmann #stereo #turntable #tubes” – @mtbguy on Instagram

McIntosh paired with Purple Flare

@americanwestphotos shared this image of McIntosh paired with Purple Flare

"Love it more n more each day" - @momiraza76

“Love it more n more each day” – @momiraza76

"Some of my favorites ☺️#highendaudio #hegel #dynaudio #nordost #tyr2 #hjemmekino #lydogbilde #music today- #metallica #beer #IPA #homebrewed #vestkyst #patekphilippe #5726 #pateknautilus #cheers #tidssonen #klocksnack #7fjell " - 7fjell Very nice!

“Some of my favorites ☺️#highendaudio #hegel #dynaudio #nordost #tyr2 #hjemmekino #lydogbilde #music today- #metallica #beer #IPA #homebrewed #vestkyst #patekphilippe #5726 #pateknautilus #cheers #tidssonen #klocksnack #7fjell ” – 7fjell
Very nice!

Audio Solutions in Indianapolis shared this great pic on their Instagram (@audiosolutionsindy)

Audio Solutions in Indianapolis shared this great pic on their Instagram (@audiosolutionsindy)

@musicalfaternity took this great photo of the Heimdall 2 Speaker Cable

@musicalfaternity took this great photo of the Heimdall 2 Speaker Cable

The Sound Environment is taking their Odin 2 Cables even further with the addition of Sort Lift!

The Sound Environment is taking their Odin 2 Cables even further with the addition of Sort Lift!

 

Pictures from Nordost Nation! October 2016

Nordost is lucky to have such incredibly loyal and enthusiastic customers! One great way that our fans let us know that they are happy with the work that we do is by sending us pictures of their Nordost products in action. Here are a few photos that have been shared with us recently. Feel free to send us pictures of Nordost in your system so that we can continue to share them with the whole Nordost family!


 

Audio By Mark Jones has a beautiful showroom seen here wired with Norse 2 and Valhalla 2 cables

Audio By Mark Jones has a beautiful showroom, seen here wired with Norse 2 and Valhalla 2 cables.

 

@the_hifigirl posted this great shot of our QB8 Mark II with Valhalla 2 Power Cords, QV2, QK1, Sort Kones, and even a Valhalla 2 Speaker Cable just for good measure!

@the_hifigirl posted this great instagram shot of our QB8 Mark II with Valhalla 2 Power Cords, QV2, QK1, Sort Kones, and even a Valhalla 2 Speaker Cable just for good measure!

@balalaikka is keepin it old-school with this instagram of his used Red Dawn Speaker Cables!

@balalaikka is keepin it old-school with this instagram of his used Red Dawn Speaker Cables!

Batman and Chun Li are making sure no one tries to steal the Heimdall 2 USB Cable from @_shak_

Batman and Chun Li are making sure no one tries to steal the Heimdall 2 USB Cable from @_shak_

Audio Nirvana (@audionirvana) is having fun supporting their Odin 1 Speaker Cables with the new Sort Lift.

Audio Nirvana (@audionirvana) is having fun supporting their Odin 1 Speaker Cables with the new Sort Lift.

@stevechavez instagramed this amazing shot of his Audeze LCD-3 with our Heimdall 2 Headphone Cable.  #happyplace :)

@stevechavez instagramed this amazing shot of his Audeze LCD-3 with our Heimdall 2 Headphone Cable. #happyplace :)

Our International Salesman and Product Trainer, Dennis Bonotto, shared this great shot of his SME V arm internally wired with Nordost Reference Internal Tonearm Cable.

Our International Salesman and Product Trainer, Dennis Bonotto, shared this great shot of his SME V arm internally wired with Nordost Reference Internal Tonearm Cable.

@guigounou's Elac Speakers must sound fantastic wired with Heimdall 2!

@guigounou’s Elac Speakers must sound fantastic wired with Heimdall 2!

@toddcc1 and his dog are having an easy time relaxing to some Miles Davis!

@toddcc1 and his dog are having an easy time relaxing to some Miles Davis!

@mervynaugustine shared this cool instagram picture of his Legacy Classic HD with our Norse Bi-Wire Jumpers!

@mervynaugustine shared this cool instagram picture of his Legacy Classic HD with our Norse Bi-Wire Jumpers!

"Yeah...Reference...Top Notch" - Michael Tdj  Reference Bi-Wire Jumpers! :)

“Yeah…Reference…Top Notch” – Michael Tdj
Reference Bi-Wire Jumpers!
:)

PinCha Audio shared this clean image of a system with our Leif cables!

PinCha Audio shared this clean image of a system with our Leif cables!

The next generation of hi-fi lovers is on the way thanks to Nordost and @audionirvana!

The next generation of hi-fi lovers is on the way thanks to @audionirvana and Nordost!

 

 

Pictures from Nordost Nation! August 2016

Nordost is lucky to have such incredibly loyal and enthusiastic customers! One great way that our fans let us know that they are happy with the work that we do is by sending us pictures of their Nordost products in action. Here are a few photos that have been shared with us recently. Feel free to send us pictures of Nordost in your system so that we can continue to share them with the whole Nordost family!


 

Woo Audio shared this great shot of their WA234MONO amplifier wired with our Odin cables!

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Michael Liang’s Focal Headphones must sound amazing with our Blue Heaven Headphone Cables!

A great close-up of Finn A’s Heimdall 2 Speaker Cables and Power Cord

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Michael Tdj has a wide array of Nordost products from this Heimdall 2 Power Cord and Speaker Cables to his QRT products!

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Sam Giammona said this Qx4 unit was the biggest improvement he’s ever made to any system!!

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Here’s Sam’s Harbeth Super HL5 plus and Plinius Hauntonga wired with Nordost

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“RED DAWN with my new speakers B&W CM8 S2 !!!! The pure sound !!!” — Olivier Stoessel

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HembioConsult used Blue Heaven Cables and Sort Kones in their show room with MOON by Simaudio NEO ACE, Pro-Ject Audio Systems, Dynaudio s 1.4LE, Technics, and Vifa Stockholm.

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They used Red Dawn with their Hegel Music System H360/H160, KEF REF1, and Dynaudio C1.

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Analog Digital Hi Fidelity shared this image of Nordost cables at work with Kaiser Acoustics Kawero Chiaras.

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“KILLER, just KILLER!!” – Michael Mercer

 

Nordost at the Hong Kong High-End Audio Visual Show 2016 Recap

It is always a pleasure to work with our Chinese distributor, Radar, on the Hong Kong High-End Audio Visual Show.  As one of the most important audio and video events in Hong Kong and South East Asia, this is a spectacular opportunity for industry members to show their wares to a captivated audience.  If you did not have the opportunity to attend the HKAV Show this year, here are a few photos from the event.

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Nordost at T.H.E. Show Newport 2016 Recap

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This year at T.H.E. Show Newport, Nordost enjoyed tremendous success, both in our own room and in several other systems throughout the event.  Thank you to Maier Shadi for putting together such a first rate system to highlight our Reference Valhalla 2 cables.  The rest of our system was made up of Wilson Audio Sasha 2 loudspeakers, two Dan D’Agostino Master Systems Progression mono amplifiers, Dan D’Agostino Momentum preamp and phono stage; dCS Rossini CD transport/DAC and dCS Rossini Clock; Brinkmann Balance turntable with SAT pickup arm, Lyra Atlas cartridge, and Minus K Vibration isolation base for the Brinkmann, and Stromtank Independent Power System.


For more information about the other fantastic systems featuring Nordost cables, see the following show reports:

http://www.stereophile.com/content/show-newport-can-it-really-be-good#e8rAGLccFqIR50jD.97

http://www.stereophile.com/content/show-newports-amazing-2nd-floor#ySXhlkElBLFJSOWZ.97

http://www.stereophile.com/content/day-two-show-can-glories-continue#GwBT7UXwmHDbAQJu.97

http://www.theaudiobeat.com/newport2016/newport2016_nola.htm

http://www.theabsolutesound.com/articles/the-show-at-newport-beach-loudspeakers-20k-and-up/

http://www.enjoythemusic.com/THE_Show_Newport_2016/dCS_Dan_DAgostino_Wilson_Audio_Stromtank_Nordost/


If you weren’t able to make it to the show, please enjoy some photos below!


Nordost’s Michael Taylor and Maier Shadi of the Audio Salon were in the house to give some great demonstrations!

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The Nordost room wasn’t the only place to hear Nordost cables in action:

Nola’s room was outfitted with Odin 2 and had their speakers internally wired with Nordost too!

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Source AV had a Questyle and Focale system wired with Nordost Red Dawn cables, as well as several headphone rigs using our QRT, Sort Kones, and some Nordost cabling.

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Upscale Audio’s primary system was wired with our flaship line, Odin 2.  They also had a several PrimaLuna amps wired with Nordost cables, also featuring our Heimdall 2 Headphone Cable.

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Sonic Flare’s room was put together by Danny Kaey, with Wilson speakers and Einstein components, and wired with Valhalla 2IMG_6732 IMG_6739 IMG_6741

 

Finally, Woo Audio was using Heimdall 2 and Blue Heaven cables to feature their headphone amps:

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Pictures from Nordost Nation!

Nordost is lucky to have such incredibly loyal and enthusiastic customers! One great way that our fans let us know that they are happy with the work that we do is by sending us pictures of their Nordost products in action. Here are a few photos that have been shared with us recently. Feel free to send us pictures of Nordost in your system so that we can continue to share them with the whole Nordost family!


“Thank you. I must say I was never a ‘high end’ cable believer. I setup my new system (all tube) first with cheap cables. Then replaced them with the Nordost cables (power, all interconnects, speaker) and wow what a difference. I wouldn’t have believed it if I hadn’t heard it for myself. Truly amazing. Even my wife was shocked at the difference. Keep up the great work!”  -  John Mayhew


 

Matthias Zehentbauer sent us these great pictures of his Valhalla speaker cables and Sort Kones:12025463_10156169764610201_782982164_n 12060006_10156169764565201_527829961_o

 

Robert Paulsrud sent us these beautiful pictures of his Blue Heaven cables:12825506_1224612154219636_354729093_n12804351_1224612077552977_1389309318_n

 

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Hifinesse took some photos of their QB8 with Red Dawn and Frey 2 power cords, as well as the Odin 2 Tonearm Cable hooked up to their turntable. 13177117_1026425740728615_5642537282130806132_n10675606_973004079404115_6446812686258117200_n

 

System Reference GmbH shared this photo of YG Acoustics Hailey u. Carmel 2 with our Valhalla 2 Speaker Cables:13047837_1072404219482955_3402014379494896097_o

“I use a complete Norse 2 range in power cords, Tyr 2, Frey2  and Heimdall 2 plus a Purple Flare. They sound and look even better in the real world!” - Finn Audun Bergmann20160227_115805

 

Oslo Hi-Fi Center pushing the limits with this TC Sort Kone upgrade supporting a Chromecast  :-O12976343_266900160311790_1858332621_n

 

HembioConsult has their system outfitted with the very best: Odin 21947626_10154112948918469_8795158847272893927_n1933888_10154113033408469_3196123803455620271_n

 

Michael Tdj shared these photos of his QK1, QV2, and Heimdall 2 Headphone Cable!

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