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Kripa Electronics India Pvt. Ltd. (KEI) recently had their 2017 edition of their Dealer Meet @ the Hotel Conrad, Pune. We were invited by the good folk at KEI to witness their event and also to be updated about the brands they are representing in India in the Home & Pro Audio Segments as well as witness new product launches. The event was from the 12th to the 14th of October 2017, with time slots dedicated for not only the brands representatives to speak about their companies vision for the Indian market but also for conducting workshops/training sessions for their brands various products and their applications.

Mr. Sanjay Chawla, the boss man at KEI inaugurated the event and made a key note speech of what the vision for KEI will be for the coming future.

Some key personnel attending the event were as follows:

From Left to Right:

Nishant Padhiar - Editor, Stuff(India)

Alankara Santhana –  General Manager, Sound United

Joe De Jesus - Director(Global Sales), Totem Acoustic

Robin Ghose - Country Manager(India), Audio Technica

Bodo Falkenried - Head, Global Business Development & Chandan Mahtani - MD(Singapore), LD Systems

Monika Lowe - International Sales & Andrew Jones - VP(Engineering), ELAC

Graeme Stevenson - Technical Manager, Audac


We witnessed the launch of the following products during the event:


Concentro Speakers – the flagship product of ELAC were launched in India

Miracord 90 Belt Drive Turntable

Adante AS-61 & AF-61 Speakers

Cinema 5 – 5.1 HT Speaker Package

Totem Acoustic: (From left to right)

Sky Tower Speakers

Tribe Tower Speakers

Signature One Book Shelf Speakers

LD Systems:

Maui 900 by Porsche Design Studio (In Silver)

In addition to the above, the entire KEI Team members were present in full force and they were responsible for displaying and assisting in set ups of the various brands represented by KEI. Kudos to the KEI Team for ensuring a near seamless presentation of the brands they represent and also tirelessly looking after all the guests and dealers invited for this event.

A big thank you also to Mr. Sanjay Chawla, for having the gumption and vision to undertake such a massive event, to delegate various agencies to manage such an event and also to ensure one to one contact with all invited as that really makes a lot of difference to all concerned. KEI has set the standard for what should be a roadmap for all in the industry to follow, to ensure not only growth but also foster good will and friendship amongst all involved at some level or the other in the AV industry of India.

Chapeau Time!


Ricatech's Amitabh Bachchan JukeBox Launch - India

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Ricatech had a press meet on the 21st of September 2017, in Mumbai to launch their limited edition Amitabh Bachchan Jukebox. Details of the same as per the press release received from Ricatech as below.

Ricatech's Indian venture: the coherent step forward

"Get ready to experience some good old retro and vintage audio electronics from Europe this September as Ricatech, a decade old luxury audio electronic brand from Netherlands is all set to start operations in India. Started by Mr. Richard Singh, Ricatech is the only consumer electronics company that retails retro electronics in its most sophisticated way.

Ricatech will be launching the Amitabh Bachchan jukeboxes which will be available after the pre booking whereas the patrons can buy other audio products at notable retailers and e-tailers. A limited edition Amitabh Bachchan themed Signature Jukebox for an ultimate heartfelt experience to savor and re-live his evergreen songs that would take everyone down the memory lane will be launched this September. These jukeboxes belong to a limited edition and there are only 100 jukeboxes being made worldwide per finish. This unique jukebox will be available in black & gold and white & gold finish. Mr. Richard Singh, CEO of Ricatech says, "India is a very promising market keeping the luxury segment in mind and I firmly believe that the time is ripe for any luxury or premium brand to enter India. I am glad to enter the Indian terrain by launching the Amitabh Bachchan jukeboxes. These cannot be found anywhere else in the world as The Amitabh Bachchan Jukebox© is an extremely luxury and exclusive product. This jukebox is a tribute to the legend Amitabh Bachchan in every sense of the word."

Amitabh Bachchan Jukebox jukebox is one of its kinds with several special features. Each jukebox developed by Ricatech has its own unique number. As a gift for Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan Mr. Bachchan's 74th birthday, the one with production number W74 from the limited edition Amitabh Bachchan themed jukebox was presented and gifted to Mr.Bachchan on his birthday, 11th of October 2016 at his residence in Mumbai, India.

Rode Pathshala 2017 - Mumbai

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Rode, one of the leaders in the microphones manufacturing industry, along with their India distribution partners, M/s.Trimac Products Pvt. Ltd., conducted a fantastic seminar to showcase valuable information on their brand and it's application.


William Thompson, Export Sales Manager - Rode Australia along with Ryan White, Product Specialist - Rode USA, were present to conduct a very informative and fun filled seminar that not only share vital information on the background of Rode, but also provided information on the various microphone models along with their accessories and their specific applications at various locations and price points.

Rode is an Australian company, based in Sydney and has been in the business of manufacturing microphones since 1990. Rode is part of Freedman Electronics that has been in the electronics manufacturing business for the past 50 years. Rode have been pioneers in the video microphone segment that they created and have been extremely successful with under the Video Mic series, which is popular with amateurs and professionals alike. Rode also provide a warranty period from 2, 5, 10 years & lifetime across their model range with certain spare parts available at their distribution partner at all times to make the downtime as little as possible.

We certainly learned a lot from this seminar and hope to attend the ones in future as well. Kudos to Rode and Trimac for organising a very well managed seminar.


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