Audiopax new Model 5 preamplifier ($4,990) has the
company's Timbre Lock, a proprietary circuitry that adjusts a system for minimal
distortion. This solid-state unit has five inputs including a tape loop, and two
stereo pairs of outputs.
Are you an avid fan of analog audio replay on vinyl? If so, Avid's Diva
turntable ($2,500 not including arm and cartridge) has belt driven platter with
SONG Audio had their SA-34 SB stereo integrated amplifier ($1,900) with
classic tube configuration of a 12AX7, GZ34/5AR4, and EL34 tube operating in
triode. Looks to be a great unit and i personally hope to review it soon.
Ars Aures Audio had their Midi Sensorial we highly raved about in our review
here) mated with Art Audio electronics (Gill reviewed here,
Vinyl Reference MM/MMC reviewed here,
PX25 reviewed here,
Vinyl 1 phonostage here, Diavolo reviewed here). See the reviews
for full-blown description and critical assessment.
Von Schweikert VR-9 SE ($60,000) mated to a darTZeel NHB-108 Model 1 stereo
amplifier ($18,000). They had a world premier of their NHB-18NS preamplifier
with phonostage ($20,000). Sweet sounding stuff!
Genesis Advanced Technology is now offering tube amplifiers including their
I60 integrated stereo amplifier ($3,495, left unit) and M60 monoblock amplifier
($3,995 per pair. Both units us a pair of KT88 per channel to produce 60 watts
push-pull. The integrated unit has four inputs including tape, CD, AUX, and
Ahhh, the smell of tubes in the morning, it smells like... victory! Atma-Sphere
OTL tube amplifiers to be precise.
Sounds' Chad Kassem proudly shows their new vinyl release by Jimmy D. Lane
titled It's Time. More show
coverage coming tomorrow!