kemela is a specialist HiFi retailer located in the fashionable Inman Park neighborhood east of downtown Atlanta. We are conveniently located within walking distance of the Beltline and the record stores in L5pts - Criminal Records, Wax N Facts, Moods Music, and a short drive from Wuxtry Records and Decatur CD (one of the best stores in the Atlanta Area for vinyl and CDs) Parking is easy and there are many excellent restaurants close by.

kemela has on demonstation a very wide range of speakers (one of the largest selections of KEF speakers in the South East), turntables, and home audio equipment for you to audition without obligation in our two real-sized/sounding showrooms. We are by appointment and you will need to call in advance to set up an audition, so you can have one-on one time without waiting, and we can make sure we have gear warmed up and ready. Many times we can accomodate you the same day but out of state visitors definitely must call in advance.

You might be new to high fidelity home audio and looking for a great first turntable, an experienced music listener wanting an impactful upgrade, or wanting to add digital streaming and network audio technologies to your existing system. We offer not only award winning products at many price levels, but also the technical support and responsive after sales service so you can keep enjoying your music. Auditions are typically 90-120 mins and are conducted in a non-pressure manner.

For more information about kemela click the "About Us" link above.
kemela was established in 2001.

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Jan 14th 2019 - Cyrus ONE HD - Available now from kemela

Cyrus Audio's latest stylish high tech 100 watt integrated amplifier includes an advanced 32-bit DAC, MM phonostage, aptX® HD Bluetooth, AV bypass and two other analog inputs, and a superb headphone amplifier. Core is a linear power supply using a high spec toroidal transformer feeding the 4th generation Hybrid Class D design main amplifier to really drive just about any speakers you are likely to pair with it (no problem driving my Wilson Benesch Discovery speakers). Along with the powerful bass comes a great soundstage and dynamic range that is truly impressive from an amplifier of this size and price. The SID - Speaker Impedance Detection cleverly calibrates the amplifier to deliver a consistent sound across speakers with differing frequency dependent impedance curves. Unusually there is a separate class A/B headphone amplifier that uses the full ability of the large toroidal transformer to power the most demanding headphones offering performance on par with that from a dedicated headphone amplifier. Along with asynchronous USB 2.0 up to 32/192 and DSD128, there are 24/192 Optical Toslink and Coaxial SPDIF digital inputs. There is a preamp output and the system is conveniently controlled by a Bluetooth control app(Apple and Android). The rather nice illuminated Cyrus iR14 remote - which can learn functions of up to 2 other remotes - is an optional extra. More details
Cyrus ONE HD

May 17th 2018 - Exciting New Products to audition at kemela

Simaudio's 390 Preamp/DAC/Streamer covers what you need to play music in today's environment. Add Simaudio's excellent 330A 120 watt stereo power amp for a complete two box system with MM/MC phonostage, unbalanced and balanced analog inputs, all the usual audio digital inputs including AES/EBU balanced, HDMI video digital I/O, dual ethernet and Bluetooth. Streaming services include Tidal with Tidal Masters support, Deezer with Deezer Hi-Fi support, Qobuz with Qobuz Sublime support and Tune-In Internet radio.

MQA, ROON ready and Multi-room synchronized playback is engineered in and will be activated with firmware update once the partner certification process is completed. Dual Wi-Fi antennas are provided for a stronger wireless connnection and you can even stream vinyl replay from one room to another.

Combining the Simaudio 390 with a pair of 400M fully balanced 400 watt mono power amps (operating in class A to 10 watts and putting out 750 watts into 2Ω) offers a supremely refined and powerful system to play all your music sources for less than $15,000.

With such a strong feature set and Simaudio sound quality at a very attractive price, preordering the new Simaudio 390 is highly recommended (delivery time is currently 60 days) as Simaudio will be busy supplying the larger European and Asia markets. More details
Simaudio 390

October 13th 2017 - Kemela receives HUGO 2

Chord are now shipping the latest version of this iconic transportable DAC/Headphone amp. Demand is very high. Chord Electronics Hugo 2
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August 6th 2017 - Streaming and Network Audio

Melco Audio have now scaled-up production of the new N1A and N1Z mk2 models and they are now available. Only a few mk1 models are left at a generous discount.
kemela was an early Melco supporter and we have a lot of experience with this product line.

Updated Streaming and Network Audio examples page.

 

Brands we carry

AVID Turntables Chord Company cables Chord electronics Cyrus audio IsoTek power filters KEF loudspeakers Melco Moon by Simaudio Merrill-Williams turntables Ortofon cartridges Primare electronics Quad electronics Quadraspire furniture Rega electronics Straight Wire cables Spendor loudspeakers van den Hul cables Vicoustic acoustic room treaments Wharfedale loudspeakers Wilson Benesch loudspeakers Wireworld cables
  • KEF LS50 Wireless

  • Simaudio Neo ACE

  • AVID DIVA SP II

  • Cyrus CDi

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