There are only a handful of global high fidelity companies that have the capacity to handle multiple brands under their distribution umbrellas. For Focal Naim that reach extended into North America just a bit more this week with the announcement that they will be handling all the US and Canada duties for the British AVIDHIFI.
The move adds to the already wide line of Focal speakers and headphones, amplification (and even another turntable) from Naim. More in the press release below.
“Montreal – July 26, 2023 – Focal Naim North America is excited to announce the addition of the highly reputable brand AVIDHIFI to its North America distribution network. With the incorporation of AVIDHIFI, Focal Naim North America adds a lineup of high-end turntables made in England to its current audio partners.
“Focal Naim North America is proud to distribute AVIDHIFI with its exceptional build quality and outstanding sonic performance,” said Roman Vet, VP Marketing and Sales of Focal Naim North America. “We are committed to supporting our brands and providing our network of dealers with the best in high-end audio and AVIDHIFI is a tremendous addition to our portfolio.”
Focal Naim North America is dedicated to offering complete audio solutions, and with the addition of AVIDHIFI’s lineup now offers five new turntable bundles that include turntable, tonearm, and cartridge.
INGENIUM PLUG AND PLAY
Ingenium is the entry-level turntable and comes as standard complete with a tonearm and cartridge, pre-mounted and pre-adjusted.
Ingenium Plug and Play (black) – $1,999 (2,599$ CAD)
Ingenium Plug and Play (black + metal platter) – $2,699 (3509$ CAD)
Both include TA-1 tonearm & CA-1 cartridge
DIVA II SP
A heavy aluminum platter and vibration absorbing properties of the screw-down clamp and sapphire bearing, work symbiotically with the chassis to reduce background noise to vanishing levels. The twin belt drive controls platter stability, coupled with the Digital Signal processing engine ironing out variations in the electrical supply, precision control of the speed is achieved, improving bass and treble definition for a smooth, dynamic sound.
DIVA II SP includes Altus tonearm and Ionic cartridge (black) – $9,999 (12,999$ CAD)
Having evolved over two decades, this latest generation incorporating the latest external DSP signal-generating power supply, which totally removes the vagaries of the mains signal, allows the precise calibration of motor speed so everything is pitch perfect.
VOLVERE includes Altus tonearm and Ionic cartridge (black or silver) – $12,999 (16,899$ CAD)
Allowing you to experience the very best that vinyl has to offer, the Sequel impresses with its combination of crisp clean clarity, outstanding solidity, and precise sound. Cascading key features from the iconic Acutus, Sequel has a focus and immediacy, with delicacy and finesse that is beguiling.
SEQUEL includes Altus tonearm and Ionic cartridge (black) – $15,999 (12,479$ CAD)
SEQUEL includes Nexus tonearm & Boron cartridge (black) – $21,999 (28,599$ CAD)
Acutus was born from 20 years of chasing perfection and remains almost unchanged today after a quarter century in production. Launching not only the company, but an ethos to strive for perfection in everything they do, today it is the Acutus Classic.
ACUTUS Classic includes Nexus tonearm & Reference Ruby cartridge – $33,999 (44,199$)
For more information visit AVIDHIFI: https://www.avidhifi.com/“