Vitus Audio RL-102 Linestage Reference Series

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  Herning, Denmark  |  2024 – When it’s time to take your audio experience to the next level the, natural move is away from an integrated amplifier to a dedicated line stage and one or more power amplifiers. The RL-102 is the obvious choice of line stage when it’s time to make that leap. With a wide array of analogue inputs – 3 x XLR (L+R) and 2 x RCA (L+R) – the RL-102 will comfortably accommodate the analogue sources in your system and bring a fresh dynamism to your…

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Luxman L-509Z integrated amplifier

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Shinyokohama, Japan | 2024 – Luxman L-509Z: Taking our Z-Series integrated amplifiers to a performance peak. Introducing our next-level “single-chassis separates” concept,pursuing the ideal with a new, all-in-one flagship amplifier.Taking our Z-Series integrated amplifiers to a performance peak. As the premium model for the new Z-Series generation, the L-509Z has evolved beyond the concept of a traditional integrated amplifier. Both the preamplifier and power amplifier sections simultaneously use our new generation amplification feedback engine “LIFES” for the first time. The volume control is supported by our new “LECUA-EX” attenuator system…

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Steinway Lyngdorf Model C

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Skive, Denmark | 2024 – The Model C provides outstanding sound purity and resolution, based on an open baffle dipole design which prevents any sound constraints from a speaker enclosure. The renowned Air Motion Transformer tweeter and two magnesium midrange drivers are given free rein to reproduce soundwaves, moving freely and interacting with the room like an instrument would. The tweeter consists of an ultra-thin, folded Kapton diaphragm between extremely powerful neodymium magnets, achieving a completely clear, high resolution, distortion-free performance even during the loudest crescendos. High flexibility and bass…

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Cambridge CXN100 Network Player

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London, United Kingdom| 2024 – Cambridge CXN100 Network Player: Rewarding Performance! We shouldn’t have favourites but CXN100 is something else. Hi-fi specialists and our listeners alike loved its predecessor CXN V2 – just wait until they hear this. CXN100 will instantly transform a classic hi-fi stack into a system with a bright future. And because it’s a network device, CXN100’s firmware can be upgraded remotely, via our StreamMagic app, to receive the latest services.  Forever Changes The first thing you’ll notice is the big hi-res colour screen – all the…

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Classic Sounds Mullard Stereo 3-3 amplifier

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Chichester, United Kingdom | 2024 – Classic Sounds Mullard Stereo 3-3 amplifier: An amazing Hi-Fi experience! Considered by many as one of the best single ended amplifier designs. The Mullard 3-3 is a class A EL84 valve design very popular in the 1950’s/60’s. Although rated at 3.5W RMS, this amplifier packs a punch well above its size. Easily filling a room with a warm depth of sound that is not achievable in many single ended designs. The -3dB frequency response is from 20Hz – 30KHz We use our own superior…

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Luxman C-10X Control Amplifier

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Shinyokohama, Japan | 2024 – Breathtakingly realistic, full of harmony A flagship model that breathes new life into the listening experience. Once you turn up the volume, you’ll be captivated by the sense of reality. A spacious sound stage opens up in front of you, filling the space beautifully. A miraculous experience unfolds where music breathes energy into life. What we sought for our flagship model was the ultimate expression in art form that is musical reproduction.The C-10X is equipped with our new “LIFES” amplifier feedback engine and the latest…

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Octave MRE 220 SE

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Karlsbad, Germany | 2024 – After eleven years, and after extensive technical development projects at Octave, it was time to further adapt the MRE 220 mono power amplifiers – the rock in the surf – to the higher demands of modern loudspeakers. Long listening sessions led to the solution of an adjustable damping factor. The new MRE 220 SE damping factor can now be flexibly adjusted to ideally suit the respective speaker – resulting in rock solid reproduction quality with virtually any loudspeaker. Description The MRE 120 received critical praise…

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Shanling CD-T35

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Shenzhen, China  |  2024 – Shanling Audio was established in 1988, but their history with CD players started in 1994 with the release of Shanling SCD-939. What followed was a decade of significant progress in both the domestic and international Hi-Fi markets, culminating with the release of the legendary CD-T300 in 2004. With its famous Three-legged design, state-of-the-art DACs and Tube-based output, Shanling CD-T300 represented one of the pinnacles of the CD players of the time. Available only as a limited release at just 300 units, each of them going…

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PS Audio StellarGold Preamplifier

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Boulder, USA  | 2024 – Preamplifiers act as the backbone of premium audio setups, overseeing input choices, initiating the amplification process, managing volume and balance, and ensuring electrical separation between sound sources and amplifiers. When you add the StellarGold Preamplifier into your audio chain—bridging devices like DACs, phono preamps, tuners, or other auxiliaries with your amplifier—a magical sonic revelation unfolds: more realism, life, and space around each performer. It’s time to take control of your system and add that missing element, a great preamplifier. StellarGold. Upgrade your system performance The…

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MoFi Electronics Masterdeck

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North Las Vegas, USA | 2023 – Unveiling the pinnacle of vinyl reproduction: the MasterDeck Turntable, a masterpiece crafted by the renowned Allen Perkins. Born from a collaboration of vinyl enthusiasts, this reference-grade turntable is engineered for those who seek to unearth the true essence of music embedded in the grooves of their cherished vinyl LPs. Handcrafted in the USA Each MasterDeck is meticulously assembled in limited batches at our Ann Arbor, Michigan factory, exemplifying our commitment to unparalleled quality control. 10″ Dual-pivot carbon-fiber tonearm The MasterDeck boasts an all-new…

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Magico M7

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Hayward, CA, USA | 2023 – Magico-the leader in high-performance loudspeaker design and manufacture-is pleased to announce the ground-breaking M7 loudspeaker. In June of 2020, Magico, LLC introduced the incomparable M9 flagship loudspeaker. The M9 was and continues to be the most advanced and highest-performing loudspeaker in Magico history. All that was discovered in the extensive research-and-development program undertaken for the M9 has now been distilled into the Magico M7. The Magico M7 is a four-way, six-driver floorstanding loudspeaker capable of astonishing performance. Featuring the latest Magico drive-unit technology, an…

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Naim NAP 500 DR Power Amp

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  Salisbury, England | June, 2023 – As the debut product in our reference 500 Series range, the NAP 500 is a monumental expression of Naim Audio amplifier technology. Its design was honed over six years of collaborative work with suppliers of specialist parts and each product takes days of dedicated assembly by our most skilled technicians in Salisbury. It’s this eye for detail, alongside its remarkable power, that allows the NAP 500 to bring your music into breath-taking focus. New Statement Technology  Our flagship Statement amplification system was ten years in the making.…

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Musical Fidelity Nu-Vista DAC

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London, UK | 2023 – The Nu-Vista DAC is our new flagship DAC built around the critically acclaimed ESS 32-bit HyperStream II DAC architecture. The Nu-Vista DAC incorporates our famous Nuvistor circuitry, each channel having a fully balanced stage of Nuvistor 7586 triode tubes involved in a discrete Class A amplifier buffer. It features RCA and XLR outputs, 3x optical and 1x coax SPDIF inputs, 1x USB and 1x AES/EBU inputs. A I2S input is also there, for a future yet to be announced Nu-Vista CD-player! Technical Talk Building on…

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Nime Elite one

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Massarosa, Italy | 2023 – ELITE ONE S was the first one that broke the market and our biggest challenge, at the same time. Elite one was our signature speaker which was showing our desire to be different by doing something that no one did on the market – assembling the whole unit from welding and polishing the steel. Hand-handling 8 mm thick stainless steel we achieved innovative and modern design with excellent acoustic performance. The massive structure and considerable weight of the stands gives the stability to the loudspeaker…

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Rega Naia

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom | 2023 – Rega Naia – The ultimate Rega turntable! The Rega Naia turntable is the result of years of painstaking development which was used to create the now famous ‘Naiad’ test bed turntable. The Naia takes the best of this development and technology and transfers it into a production ready version without compromise. The Naia is packed with ground-breaking features, materials and technology developed by Rega over many years to reach new levels of vinyl replay. The heart of music The Naia takes our pioneering low mass…

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Etude 5

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United Kingdom  | 2023 – Many listeners love the coherence and impulse response of a single driver loudspeaker, full range electrostatic or magneto-dynamic panel, but cannot live with the large physical size, limited bandwidth and colouration/uneven frequency response, particularly in the case of some classic folded horn speakers. Maximum loudness limitation is also a problem with some direct radiating single drive unit loudspeakers. The Etude 5 …addresses these issues head on, via use of a line array of four 85 mm balanced mode radiator (BMR) wide-band drive units which are…

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Nagra HD Phono

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Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland | 2023 – After years of intense research and development, the HD PHONO is finally available for discerning listeners of vinyl. It is the ideal complement to the HD range and the world-acclaimed HD PREAMP, HD DAC X and HD AMP monoblocks. Nagra’s first phono stage was derived from the Nagra IV-S reel to reel microphone preamplifier stage. It later evolved into the phono section of the legendary Nagra PL-P preamplifier. Ever since, Nagra has worked and improved that original design with the creation of the Nagra VPS…

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Electrocompaniet AW 300 M

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Tau, Norway  |  2023 – The AW 300 M is Electrocompaniet’s latest Mono Power Amplifier. This amplifier embodies an updated, yet unmistakable Electrocompaniet design, perfectly complementing both current and legacy Electrocompaniet products. Re-Designed Power Amplification The AW 300 M boasts Electrocompaniet’s direct-coupled high open-loop bandwidth topology, now enhanced with high slew-rate and extended bandwidth amplifier stages. A novel output stage has been engineered to isolate input and driver stages from the load, rendering the output exceptionally rigid and impervious to connected loads. This innovation not only simplifies the feedback system but also…

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Luxman PD-191A

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Shinyokohama, Japan | 2023 – LUXMAN introduces the PD-191A, a premium turntable system designed to replace the long running PD-171 series. Savor the endlessly rich warmth of a piece of music and that special sense of time flowing differently when you play a cherished analog recording. PD-191A is a superb player capable of delivering the excellence of vinyl recordings playback experiences. Our newly developed, original tonearm, with extremely high initial sensitivity, uses a knife-edge vertical bearing system to realize those sensitive movements that make up the finest nuances of a…

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Rockna Wavelight Pre/DAC

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Suceava, Romania | 2023 – Rockna Wavelight Pre/Dac: Smooth as Silk! In our quest for developing a package for the audiophile seeking more than just high-quality audio reproduction, we realized several things. Firstly, we need digital precision but with „analog” charm, free of any „digital glare” yet with rich detail. Secondly, this package needs to provide outstanding value, future proofing, new features and a stunning, timeless design. This is how the „Wavelight DAC” was created, more than just a little brother for the accomplished „Wavedream”. Software defined Architecture & FPGA…

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Kii Seven Wireless Music System

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Hamminkeln / Dingden, Germany | 2023 – Introducing the Kii SEVEN Wireless Music System! HOME ENTERTAINMENT The Kii SEVEN establishes a new benchmark in home entertainment and music enjoyment. Whether you begin with just a single Kii SEVEN for independent use, opt for a stereo pair arrangement in your living space, or outfit your residence with a multiroom speaker system or a 3D immersive media setup, the technology is available to assist you in tailoring your ideal acoustic environment. Utilize the Kii HOME app to maximize your streaming experience across…

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Soulnote A-3 integrated Amplifier

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Sagamihara-city, Kanagawa, Japan  |  2023 – Soulnote A-3 Launch! Technology Complete separation of left and right channel GNDs The GND separation technology incorporated in the P-3 pre-amplifier is applied to this model with a power amplification circuit. Originally, how to ground the GND of a power amplifier that handles high current to the chassis was a key design issue, and there is no precedent for GND non-grounding. However, ungrounding of the power amplifier’s enclosure was achieved through simple non-NFB circuits, optimized artwork design, minimization of high current loops, elimination of inductance components,…

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Albedo Agadia

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Montelabbate, Italy | 2023 – Our new Agadia model represents the synthesis of a long period of passion for the search for always better sound. Since its ideation, we wanted to create something different, that characterizes it from all the others, so that it can be unique in its genre. That is why we decided to transcend traditional concepts and not put limits on our creativity. Agadia is a small 2.5-way floorstanding tower inspired by the design of its bigger sister Acclara and which contains an atypical formula for bass…

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B.audio Alpha One streaming integrated amplifier

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Saint-Hippolyte, France | 2023 – ALPHA ONE LAUNCH Specialist of high end audio electronics, the French manufacturer introduces its new streaming integrated amplifier. Alpha One is the outcome of the experience acquired during the development of the Reference Series electronics, and represents a synthesis of B.audio’s technological know-how. The goal was both simple and demanding: combine a cutting-edge DAC together with a high-end, passively cooled, dual-mono amplifier in a single enclosure. The proprietary EX networking module is also included, offering acoustic correction and advanced streaming capabilities. Alpha One is available…

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MSB M500 Mono Amplifier

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Watsonville, CA, USA | 2023 – The MSB M500 Mono Amplifier: Superior performance. Amplified! The world’s leading DACs needed an amplifier to match. The result was a clean slate design that could meet our DAC’s ultra high dynamic range head on. With the amplifier’s architecture optimized in critical areas, audio performance, longevity, and an ability to drive any speaker became our principal design parameters. We redefined the idea of what an amplifier can be, embedding the M500 with a fully modular design alongside a 1.0 Farad Power Core, a matched…

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Vitus Audio SM-103 MK.II

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Herning, Denmark  |  2023 – Vitus Audio SM-103 MK. II monaural Power Amplifier – Signature Series. A long History of Excellence The SM-100 was the very first power amplifier to come out of the Vitus Audio design studio. A true balanced amplifier that changed the marketplace and made clear what a monaural power amplifier should provide to the user. The initial design was housed in two chassis but we always intended to create a four chassis system to separate power circuitry from audio circuitry. The development of the MP-M201 saw…

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Goldmund Telos 8800 Mono Power Amplifier

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Vernier, Switzerland | 2023 – Full Power & Stability The new Telos 8800 mono amplifier is one of the most powerful amplifiers in the world, featuring 4 separate electronic boards to maximise system stability. Telos 8800 sets a new standard for performance, with unrivalled power and revolutionary innovations that redefine the listening experience. This latest amplifier features a silver-metallised MKP polypropylene film capacitor, providing an exceptionally stable power supply for the Mosfet output stage, guaranteeing optimal stability even for demanding 1 Ω loads.  Lift You Higher To dissipate the heat…

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Lumin D3 Streamer

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Hongkong, China | 2023 – Lumin D3 Unlock audiophile music streaming. Making improvements in every area, LUMIN D3 builds on the massive success of LUMIN D2. WHY LUMIN D3? LUMIN D3 brings the audiophile potential of music streaming within everyone’s reach. Building on the success of our most popular and longest-standing model, LUMIN D3 inherits the Sabre DAC technology used throughout the rest of our range and combines it with our new all-aluminium compact chassis. The latest LUMIN processor technology provides DSD256 upsampling and TIDAL Connect bringing audiophile-grade performance within…

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Musical Fidelity A1

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London, UK | 2023 – In Hi-Fi, the Musical Fidelity A1 has become one of the most classic designs – inside and out. First released back in 1985, it quickly made waves for being an absolute beast when it came down to driving some of the most difficult speakers of that time, even though it was actually a rather low powered integrated amplifier. But: it was all done in pure Class A with excellent and expertly laid out discrete symmetrical circuitry topology and using only highest quality components. The A1…

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Hegel H600 integrated amplifier

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  Oslo, Norway  | 2023 – H600 is our reference integrated amplifier. With its 303 watts in 8 ohms, a damping factor of 4000, and 2 ohms drive capability, this powerhouse of an amplifier can drive any speaker with confidence and ease. The amplifier is a dual mono design, bringing it as close as possible to the performance of two mono amps in a single box. It also boasts a state-of-the-art preamplifier with the extremely precise volume attenuator found in our reference P30A amplifier. All electronic circuitry is designed in-house,…

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Piega MASTER LINE SOURCE 2 GEN2

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Horgen, Switzerland | 2023 – The Master Line Source 2 Gen2 creates a sublime soundscape where all sounds are reproduced three-dimensionally in their natural beauty. The hand-crafted speakers with line sources and dipole system offer unique spatial reproduction with an unparalleled sense of depth. ELEGANT APPEARANCE The aluminum baffle lends the Master Line Source 2 Gen2 a modern and sophisticated aesthetic, while the matte finish of the cabinet provides understated elegance. BRILLIANT MID- AND HIGH-FREQUENCY REPRODUCTION Four meticulously stacked line source driver ribbons, handcrafted with the utmost precision in our…

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Cambridge Audio EVO CD Transport

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London, United Kingdom| 2023 A New Life for CD: Evo CD is the compact disc transport developed to exclusively partner Evo all-in-one players. It shares the same eye-catching design, is crafted from the same premium materials and is engineered to the same exacting standards. Evo CD extracts every piece of musical detail from your discs, then passes it seamlessly to Evo. Your CD collection is now set to join the hi-fi evolution. High quality audio CD transport – designed exclusively for Evo all-in-one players Custom designed S5 Servo – perfect…

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Dan D’Agostino Momentum MxV Integrated Amplifier

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Cave Creek, Arizona, USA  | 2023 – The Rule of Two Combining the front end technology from the Momentum HD Preamplifier and the power section of the Momentum MxV amplifier, the Momentum MxV Integrated Amplifier delivers Momentum Series performance in a compact framework. The elegant design only hints at the advanced circuitry within its Aluminum and Copper housing. Benefiting from extensive development previously applied to the Momentum Series separate components, the Momentum MxV integrated Amplifier executes on the potential that an integrated solution offers. The Momentum MxV integrated Amplifier is…

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Stratton Acoustics Elypsis 1512

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London, United Kingdom | 2023 – The Elypsis1512 is unashamedly big and unfeasibly heavy, and it packs a huge electro-acoustic punch, or maybe an all encompassing hug – you choose the music and decide.But be warned, a pair of Elypsis1512s left silent will sulk. They’re not designed to be quiet, and if you’re looking for a pair of noisy elephants in the room, you’ve found them. The foundation of the Elypsis1512 is its comprehensively braced, birch ply, 250 Litre cabinet created from a mix of 25mm and 18mm panels. It’s a triumph of the cabinet…

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M2Tech Tosh Balanced line preamplifier

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Pisa, Italy  | 2023 – Tosh: The irreplaceable heart of a quality Hi-Fi system! The preamplifier is the heart of the system, as well as the component whose performance has the most significant influence on some parameters of the Hi-Fi system: transparency, detail, dynamic thrust at low levels. Furthermore, the preamplifier acts as a link between the sources and the power amplifiers. The increase in performance of a M2Tech system, when the Tosh is inserted between the Young MkIV DAC (which is also equipped with a preamplifier section) and the…

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CH Precision P10 Dual Mono Twin-Chassis Phono-Stage

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Préverenges, Switzerland | 2023 – The latest introduction to our flagship 10 Series, the P10 phono-stage joins the benchmark L10 and M10 amplifiers, products that have quickly establishhed themselves as an almost universal reference. Product Description The latest introduction to our flagship 10 Series, the P10 phono-stage joins the benchmark L10 and M10 amplifiers, products that have quickly establishhed themselves as an almost universal reference. They followed in the footsteps of our original P1 phono-stage, a unit that has also long been recognised as THE benchmark for phono performance, by reviewers…

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McIntosh ML1 MKII

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Binghamton, NY, USA | 2023 – Vintage Style Meets Cutting-Edge Sound: The ML1 Loudspeaker Reborn. Based off the first McIntosh speaker 4-way speaker with five separate drivers Engineered to handle up to 600 Watts Deep bass from 12″ woofer with LD/HP technology Expansive sound stage so all listeners can enjoy the music Built from American Walnut with a satin finish Includes matching speaker stand   Vintage Style Meets Cutting-Edge Sound: The ML1 Loudspeaker Reborn The ML1 Loudspeaker was the first speaker McIntosh ever made. It was introduced in 1970 with…

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Goldmund Eidos SACD Player

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Vernier, Switzerland | 2023 – Goldmund Eidos SACD Player – Elevate your Adudiophile Experience! Following the lead of the previous Eidos Reference SACD model, Goldmund introduces the latest features of its CD player. Similarly to its predecessor, the EIDOS SACD can play a variety of audio formats available on the market (SACD/CD/CD-R/CD-RW/DVD-R*/-RW*/+R*/+RW* (*Audio data file only). Connected to a computer, the Eidos SACD can support PCM audio formats up to 384KHz and to DSD512.For further customisation and precision, the Eidos SACD has alternative digital and analogue outputs at the rear…

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Sonus Faber Stradivari

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Arcugnano, Italy | 2023  STRADIVARI NEXT GENERATION Introducing the next generation of Stradivari: iconic Sonus faber design meets unparalleled sound quality, for a listening experience like none other.Twenty years after the original design, Stradivari has evolved into its second generation, pushing the limits of innovation and engineering. With its signature organic materials – wood and leather – blended seamlessly with cutting-edge sound technology, Stradivari epitomizes the essence of Sonus faber’s philosophy.Coinciding with Sonus faber’s 40th anniversary, the reintroduction of Stradivari celebrates an unwavering commitment to excellence. A UNIQUE PROJECT Inspired…

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Chord Ultimate Integrated

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Maidstone, United Kingdom | 2023 – Five years since the introduction of ULTIMA, Chord Electronics’ most accomplished amplifier topology in its history, founder/owner John Franks has trickled the technology down into a full-width integrated amplifier for the first time, setting new performance standards for single-box amplification. The ULTIMA INTEGRATED is a class-leading 125-watt integrated amplifier benefitting from the latest dual-feed-forward error-correction topology, Chord Electronics’ legendary proprietary ultra-high-frequency power supplies, plus an unmistakable industrial aesthetic.   Designed by Chord Electronics’ founder, owner and chief engineer, John Franks, the advanced ULTIMA circuit…

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