English manufacturer of high end loudspeakers sold under the ProAc brand, most of them adhering to the transmission line principle. Company started out in the late 60's in Borehamwood and sold loudspeakers under the Celef brand, in 1979 the company started manufacturing more upmarket product under the ProAc name and while for a time in the 80's products were sold under both brandnames the company discontinued the usage of the Celef brand in 1989. Distribution: In Belgium by Hi-Fi Corner,in China, Hong Kong and Macau by Radar Audio, in Germany by WBS, in Hungary by Penna Poor, in Poland by Audio Klan, in Saudi Arabia by Jeddah Audiophile Club and in Thailand by 4D Digital Land Homepage:http://www.proac-loudspeakers.com . Celef Audio International Ltd., Highpoint House, Riding Road, Buckingham Road Industrial Estate, Brackley NN13 7BH, UK. Tel: +01280 700147. Fax: +01280 700148.
Centrance Inc. USA based business with production in China, makes primarily USB DAC's and desktop amplifiers for home/personal audio usage alongside multimedia speakers and a few USB ADC's and DAC/ADC combos for semipro-audio/MI use. The company also offers design and fabrication services of similar products. Homepage:http://centrance.com. CEntrance Inc., 8817 Mango Avenue, Morton Grove, IL 60053, USA. Tel: +1 847 581 0500. Fax: +1 847 581 0901. E-Mail: info -at- centrance.com.
Ceratec Audio Design German manufacturer of loudspeakers that they sell under the "Ceratec" name and vibration and resonance control/isolation devices the company sells under the Cold Ray brand, in addition to the more normal speakers Ceratec offers wireless models that use Airplay technology and in-wall & flat panel architectural speakers. Company founded in 199 by Ulrich Ranke, one of the founders of Eton, up until fairly recently the company also made amplifiers and high end lifestyle systems. Distribution: In Belarus by Medium, in Holland by Dimex, in Kazakstan by Digital Aura, in Latvia by DVD Navigators, in Norway by Oslo Hi-Fi Center, in Poland by EIC and in Switzerland by Audiools by Braintools. Cold Ray products are distributed in China, Hong Kong and Macau by Roksan Trading Homepage:http://www.ceratec-direct.com -- Cold Ray homepage -- Alternative homepage. Ceratec Audio Design GmbH, Straubinger Str. 5, D-28219 Bremen, Germany. Tel: +49 (0)421 301 78 17. Fax: +49 (0)421 166 95 074.
Certron An US company that makes blank media with manufacturing in Mexico, well know in their home country as a provider of cheap blanks that you will find in any department or corner store and gas station etc.. Homepage:http://www.certron.com.
Cessaro German company that manufactures high end horn loudspeakers. Distribution: In Hong Kong by Audio Exotics Homepage:http://www.cessaro.de -- English homepage. Cessaro GmbH, Zeil 7, D-63667 Nidda, Germany. Tel: +49 6043 988 7070. Fax: +49 6043 988 7073. E-Mail: info (at) cessaro.de
French company that manufactures professional audio products and camera accessories for the video industry under the CEVL name, loudspeakers under the Lecontoure brand, cables and high end amplifiers under the Lavardin Technologies name, hi-fi furniture under the K-Rak label in addition to distributing the Okki Nokki record cleaner in France. Distribution: Lavardin & Lecontoure are distributed in the Benelux countries by Technology Distribution, in Poland by Moje Audio and in Serbia by One Hi Fi. Lavardin products are distributed in Germany by Isenberg Audio, in Italy Au Deus, in Singapore by Soundscape Hi-Fi & Music and in the UK by Audiocraft Distribution Homepage:http://www.cevl.com -- Lecontoure homepage -- Lavardin Technologies site. CEVL, 42 Rue de la République, 37230 Fondettes, France. Tel: +33 (0) 247 49 70 92. Fax: +33 (0) 247 49 70 91.
Channel Plus USA based company that manufactures tools used with mutliroom audio and viseo installations such as distribution amplifiers etc.. Homepage:http://www.channelplus.com. Distributed in Belgium by New Invor and in Finland by Solito Tel: 800 999 5225 (USA only). E-Mail: sales at linearcorp.com.
Chario Italian manufacturer of mid and high end loudspeakers, specialised in standmounters unlike most other manufacturers from that part of the world. Distribution: In Bulgaria by Top Audio Video Design, in Denmark by Audio Sale, in Iceland by Rafgrein, in Norway by Maxwell Import, in Romania by Hi-Fi Expert, in Slovakia by Platan Audio, in Spain by Werner S. A. and in Sweden by PL Audio. Homepage:http://www.chario.it . Chario Loudspeakers, Via Bergamo 44, 23807 Merate (LC), Italy. Tel: +39 039 92 75 370. Fax: +39 039 92 84 764. E-Mail: chario /at% chario.it Chario Deutschland, Am Berg 13, 53913 Swisttal - Strassfeld, Germany. Tel: +49 (0)2251 970 043. Fax: +49 (0)2251 970 044.
Charles Hadcock UK based gent that trades as C & C Hadcock and manufactures tonearms under the Hadcock brand. 1998 Took over from his father, the late G. F. C. Hadcock after he passed away in 2007.. Homepage:http://www.hadcock.co.uk. Distributed in Russia & the Ukraine by English Sound Ltd. and in the UK by HiAudio Charles Hadcock, Roach Bridge Mill, Roach Road, Samlesbury, Preston PR5 0UB, UK. Tel: +44 (0)7980 292070. E-Mail: info (AT) hadcock.co.uk.
Chengdu Xindak Electronic Manufactures high end amplification and digital audio electronics in addition to manufacturing electronic components intended for high end audio usage (capacitors, fuses, cables etc.), these are sol under the Xindak brand in the west but the company also uses the Sound Right brand but that is primarily used in Asia and then mostly on cables. Homepage:http://www.xindakaudio.com. Xindak products are distributed in the Czech Republic by Hi-Fi Studio Panský Dvur, in Hungary by Premium Audio and in the USA by Bertrand Audio Imports. Chengdu Xindak Electronics Co.,Ltd, Street: No.126, Section 2, East 1 Round, Chengdu, Sichuan, China PR 610051. Tel: +86 28 84369233 and +86 28 84380814. Fax: +86 28 84345337..
Chevin Audio Developments UK based company that manufactures loudspeakers and loudspeaker cables in addition to performing upgrades to a number of CD and SACD drives and converters, also acts as the local distributor of Vacuum State Electronics. Homepage:http://www.chevinaudio.co.uk. Chevin Audio, 27 Station Rd, Little Eaton, Derby DE21 5DN, England. Tel: +44 (0)1332 833158. E-Mail: colin at chevinAudio.co.uk.
Chiefdom Electronic A Taiwanese manufacturer of switches originally but has been branching into more specialised areas such as speaker selectors and in-wall connectors and other multi-room installation components. Homepage:http://www.chiefdom.com.tw.
Chief Manufacturing USA based manufacturer of mounting products for AV devices. Distribution: In Greece by Acoustic Design and in Slovenia by E.I.S. Homepage:http://www.chiefmfg.com . Chief Manufacturing, 8401 Eagle Creek Parkway, Suite 700, Savage, MN 55378, USA. Tel: +952 894 6280. Fax: +952 894 6918. E-Mail: chief &at! chiefmfg.com
Choir Audio Inc. USA based manufacturer of high end turntables, including custom designs. Homepage:http://www.choiraudio.com. Choir Audio, Inc., 76 E. Rogers Rd, LaFayette, GA 30728, USA. Tel: +1 706 639 9431. E-Mail: email@example.com.
CH Precision Swiss company that manufactures high end CD/SACD players and DAC's, some of the people behind it were formerly with Anagram Technologies. Distribution: In Japan by Zephyrn Homepage:http://www.ch-precision.com . CH Precision Sàrl, Ch. du Vallon 26, CH-1030 Bussigny, Switzerland. Tel: +41 21 701 90 40. Fax: +41 21 701 90 41. E-Mail: info =at= ch-precision.com
Chris Swinson UK based gent that is mostly involved in selling electronic design and fabrication services under the Future Technologies brand but also manufactures loudspeakers, loudspeaker drivers and digital amplifiers under the HTM name. Formerly traded using the CPS-Electronics brand and at that time made Atari accessories in addition to audio products. Homepage:http://www.future-technologies.co.uk. -- HTM homepage Chris Swinson, 1 Bunting Close, Uttoxeter ST14 8SY, United Kingdom.
USA based gent that trades as Artisan Fidelity, manufactures a high end idler driven turntable and makes plinths for a number of classic turntables from Technics, Thorens, Garrard and Lenco in addition to restoring vintage turntables and turntable related products and making turntable accessories such as platter mats and puks . Homepage:http://www.artisanfidelity.com. Christopher Thornton, 7332 Jarnecke Avenue, Hammond, IN 46324-2741, USA. Tel: +1 219 933 8115. E-Mail: info ¬at¬ artisanfidelity.com.