TacT RCS 2.2 X Room Correction Pre-Amplifier ($4,500 to $6,000) is said to correct room anomalies using 24-bit/192kHz digital resolution. Once you have room correction set, there are
eight other preset EQ settings as well. There are five separate analog channel inputs and output two front channels and two subwoofer channels.
The new Sound Labs Renaissance 3 ($6,970) were being put to good use with the Atma-Sphere M-60
MK. II monoblock OTL amplifiers. The Sound Labs loudspeakers are flat panels with a radiating area of 700 square inches each and a full 90-degree dispersion. There is a low frequency cut-off control with setting for 80Hz, 100Hz, 150Hz and 200Hz.
Art Audio had their Symphony II ($5,500) single-ended tubed stereo amplifier that uses two 300Bs or output; 274B for rectification and 6922 for gain stage. Frequency response is from 20Hz to 20kHz and a volume control is optional for those with a single source component who chose to eliminate a pre-amplifier within their system.
Audion's new Silver Night 300B MK. II single-ended triode stereo amplifier ($3,695). An all aluminum chassis is loaded with a completely hand/hard wired circuitry that includes ultra-tweak parts such a Black Gate capacitors and Tantalum resistors.
From Italy comes Royal Device loudspeakers such as their stand mounted 97dB/W/m sensitive Legen 6 full-range 8-inch woofer and horn tweeter design. Their floorstanding model Laura Studio ($10,895) whose cabinet is back horn loaded enclosure to extend bass. Overall frequency response is 34Hz to 20kHz with a sensitivity 97dB/W/m. The treble horn is adjustable for listening position/height.
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