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Die Faszination der Geometrie

Lothar Brandt: "Wir sind im Himalaya der analogen Kunst. […] Wir können dem Thales hörend, ohne Sauerstoffmaske, dorthin folgen. Aber bei dieser klanglichen Höchstleistung kann uns schon einmal die Luft wegbleiben. Faszinierend, diese Geometrie."

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MONO & STEREO: THALES SIMPLICITY II TONEARM REVIEW

My prolonged time with Thales Simplicity II tonearm brought an aurally enlightening experience, that had over the time evolved into a refreshingly surprising analog adventure. Each and every reference record become even more interesting and involving.

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HiFi & Records: Schweizer Wertarbeit

"Ein derart edles Analog-Ensemble hat eine Empfehlung unbedingt verdient."

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TTT-Compact II & Simplicity II review by Roy Gregory

"Its compact musical presentation could well form the basis of a long-lasting audio association, a compact indeed. [...] But above all, appreciate just how musically powerful they are when used in concert."

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Thales factory tour by Roy Gregory

...besides the sheer musical satisfaction it delivered, one other thing stuck in my mind: the abiding memory of the silky-smooth operation of the Simplicity II. Every time I changed a record it was impossible not to marvel at the precision...

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Review on positive feedback by Marshall Nack

"This thing is fast! And dynamic as all get out! I was stunned by the vitality of low-level passages and timbres that were remarkably well-developed."

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Review in Hi-Fi News

"Rival superdecks can command prices in this bracket, but few can equal the Thales for its Swiss watch build quality, or offering such a small and stylish package. The jewel in its crown is of course the gorgeous ‘tangential’ pivoting tonearm...

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Stereo Sound Grand Prix 2014

Stereo Sound No. 193

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Positive Feedback

"The Thales may be small but its sound is like a dream."

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Soundrebels

"I advise caution, because even casual listening to the tested turntable can be a risk of bringing us much closer to leaving it in our system."

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Review by Wojciech Pacula

"The Thales may be small but its sound is like a dream."