Relco Audio were displaying their MANTIS speakers driven by NORMA SC2 Preamp and NORMA 8.7MR mono (100W) power amps. V.Y.G.E.R. Atlantis turntable had an impressive and imposing look (see picture). All companies are from Italy.

Mantis speakers' mid range and trebles (everything above 300 Hz) were handled by ribbons only. Probably that's the reason why trebles were so natural and grain free as well as the rest of the frequency range which was relaxed, transparent and fatigue free. Only when I played the Shostakovich Symphony 8, I noticed a lack of weight on the bass. But overall this was one of the very good sounds of the show.

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