Overkill Audio's Ovation loudspeaker system includes a digital crossover will full room correction and preamplification functionality. Also included is a solid-state 150-watt "Class A" amplifier for $40,000. It uses a Manger bending wave transducer for the upper frequencies and a Focal 10-inch Kevlar woofer.
Welborne's DRD 300B Ultimate monoblock tube amplifier costs $1,300 to $1,900 depending on options that consist of various capacitors (oil or standard Solen), silver or copper wire, mid-grade or high end Cardas connectors, or those who are really tweaky would go for the silver secondary output transformer (or fully silver for the extremist.
The VRS audiosystems Revelation Platinum ($15,000) has a terabyte of storage with patent-pending output module to store you music data. The audio portion it is based on a Lynx L22 pro audio card that had been modified, and therefore turns it into an analog audio current output device. Output transformers are pure silver while the case is the quietest available commercial unit.
Nottingham's Horizon SE turntable ($1,499) that uses the same motor as the Spacedeck, while a Rega fills tonearm duty.
Cherry Creek Audio is a local store based here in Denver that carries premier gear such as Magnepan loudspeakers, Krell amplification, Wilson Audio loudspeakers, Theta Digital, Audio Research and other top rated units. Seen here are the Magnepan MG 20.1 panels with Krell 350MCX amplifiers.
Audio Excellence's Power Wing ($2,000) multi-outlet filter unit is said to provide ultra-wide bandwidth noise filtering, fully/isolated receptacles, resonance reducing chassis and buss wire, plus the entire architecture is cryogenically treated... twice!
Green Mountain Audio today had a world premier of their new Callisto two-way monitor loudspeaker ($1,795 per pair through October 31 and personally autographed by Roy Johnson). A 1-inch soft-dome tweeter and 6-ich rigid piston paper cone midrange/woofer produce frequencies from 50Hz to 21kHz.
Here you see the cool looking Jeff Rowland Design Group's Synergy Preamplifier Series IIi ($5,950) fully balanced unit. It has five balanced (XLR) inputs and a pair of balanced outputs and record outputs.
Goldpoint, known for their stepped attenuators, had their SA4 passive preamplifier at the show ($469). A 24-position precision stereo attenuator is used for volume adjustment and a switching unit that handles four inputs. All RCA jacks are gold plated.
Single Power Audio Inc. had their flagship model Maestro ZR preamplifier and headphone amplifier ($3,600). It has four inputs, Goldpoint selector switch, three outputs for multiple amplifiers, 99% efficient toroidal power transformer, stiffly regulated power supply, etc. The noise floor is rated at 92dB for super quite operation.
Classic Records has a great offshoot website called TheMusic.com that offers music on vinyl, digital discs, and also audio equipment.
Tubes, tubes, tubes. This is exactly what to expect from Vacuum Tube Valley magazine. From new to new old stock, they got 'em!