Tuesday, 24 October 2017

[Product Launch] OnkyoMusic

Here's a post sharing OnkyoMusic's 3 latest devices. OnkyoMusic is a leading Hi-Res digital music provider, which provides all downloads as FLAC files. FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) is an audio format that compresses audio without any loss in quality.

1. Onkyo DP-X1A - A Versatile and Powerful Portable Audio Player and Streaming Device

Enjoy music on-the-go with the all-new enhanced DP-X1A (from DP-X1), supporting up to 11.2MHz DSD and 384kHz/24 bit FLAC and WAV Hi-Res audio. Inbuilt with Airplane mode option and an internal memory of 64GB (double from the DP-X1) too.

Full stability and clear soundstage, it comes with custom audio grade capacitors from Nippon Chemicon MELODIO and a stand-alone mode to cut off electromagnetic signal to give a non interference, both for an improved audio quality. It also has a dual DAC full balance circuit design for higher performance.

User can access to Google Play from device for streaming of music, video and even games. Alternatively, device also allow direct download of music from OnkyoMusic service without the need of a PC. There's a total of 6 built in sound adjustment (Lock range adjust, digital filter, up sampling to 384kHz, Realtime DSD conversion to 5.6MHz, High Precision EQ, and Featured EQ). The device provides multiple connectivity methods with high quality audio outputs and wireless functionality. The device also has innovative new GUI with flick transport control (playback, track advance) circular progress bar and physical buttons for all transport controls for "no look" operation, and a standard full album artwork playback modes available.  

2.    Onkyo LS7200 3D Soundbar System

Onkyo LS7200 3D Soundbar System combines both Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X playback with user-friendly wireless audio features. With wireless support for DTS Play-Fi® technology, Airplay®, and FireConnect multi-room distribution built in, sound can be cast from different sources to different speakers simultaneously (Internet Radio, network files and On-demand Streaming). The AV center includes four HDMI® inputs to connect media players and game consoles. The Dolby Audio adds a new Surround Enhancer technology that wraps sound around the audience by creating virtual rear speakers. Furthermore, it is clean, user-friendly, and easy to managed through Onkyo Controller application.

3.    Onkyo NCP-302 Wireless Audio Speakers

Beautifully designed 2-Way network wireless audio speakers that allows music to be enjoyed in multiple rooms anywhere and at anytime. Built to exacting standards with quality drivers and solid MDF enclosure, NCP-302 speakers can be played to individually or grouped via FireConnect™ powered by Blackfire to mirror network music as well as CDs and vinyl records connected to a compatible Onkyo master component’s external analog inputs for synchronized multi-room audio. With the built in platforms of Chromecast and DTS Play-Fi®, user can stream music from many favourite supported apps eaily within Onkyo Controller. The dual-band 5 GHz/2.4 GHz Wi-Fi® assures connection stability, while Bluetooth® wireless technology is also built in. A solution that adapts to you, the NCP-302 sounds great on its own or as part of a multi-room music ecosystem.

OnkyoMusic webstores are available in Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States. 
For more information, do visit WWW.ONKYOMUSIC.COM .

[Media Review] Gryphon Tea Co.’s new tea series - Botanically Cold Brewed Sparkling Teas

Gryphon Tea Co.’s new tea series - Botanically Cold Brewed Sparkling Teas not only provides a "younger and sexier" look and feel, it is also a lightly sweetened sparkling tea series which sure to excite one's taste buds!

This new series made its first unofficial appearance at the Singapore Coffee Festival in August and had already won over coffee lovers. At the festival, the tea company’s booth saw four days of long queues with at least 20 minutes waiting time. It eventually had two out of its three flavours sold out by the end of the run and had to be restocked to cater to the high demand.

These beautifully designed Instagram-worthy sparkling tea carries no artificial sweeteners, colourings and artificial flavourings, the cold brew is lightly sweetened with the addition of real fruit juices. Tea and non-tea drinkers alike can surely take delight in these teas. And as with all natural teas, you’ll be happy to know that the sparkling tea boasts an array of health benefits. This invigorating tea helps to balance your body’s pH levels while hydrating and rebuilding your cells with powerful antioxidants.

Keeping the same goodness from its Artisan Selection parents so as to maintain its premium taste, this new series are "younger and sexier". Using Gryphon Tea’s award-winning teas, each artisanal batch is cold-brewed at 4°C for a total of 12 hours using a proprietary extraction method. It stays true to the philosophy of artisanal brewing, where careful control of the entire process is key to a quality product.

If you have yet to try out this solid brew of a bottle, you might be missing out. Gryphon Tea Co.’s
Botanically Cold Brewed Sparkling Teas are available in glass bottles. Flavours include Pearl of the Orient with Lychee, Earl Grey Lavender with Strawberry, and Osmanthus Sencha with Passionfruit.

Pearl of the Orient with Lychee
"Take delight in this multi Great Taste award-winning blend boasting flavours of jasmine green tea with luscious Moroccan rose and sweet tropical lychee. Crafted from fine picked leaves, this Botanically Cold Brewed Sparkling tea balances the delicate aroma of powdery pink rose with a juicy finish of lychee fruit." 

Earl Grey Lavender with Strawberry
"A classic re-imagined in its in its finest. A velvety nose of fresh bergamot, lavender and vanilla serves up a fashionable encounter with a sparkling twist. This Botanically Cold Brewed Sparkling tea is set to excite your taste buds and soothe your senses." 

Osmanthus Sencha with Passionfruit
"With a honeyed touch of floral aroma, this Botanically Cold Brewed Sparkling tea leaves you with a soft palate of nectar led by the ethereal fragrance of Osmanthus flowers, accompanied by light acidity of Passionfruit."

Each bottle retails at S$3.80 (excluding GST) and will be available on Gryphon Tea Company’s
webstore and selected caf├ęs: Marmalade Pantry, Relish Burger and The Plant Story.

For more information about Gryphon Tea Company, please visit www.Gryphontea.com or  Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/Gryphonteacompany. Instagram @gryphontea