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Accustic Arts

AA 02 IA TPOWER
NZ$ 15,995.01 ea (incl. GST)
POWER I-MK3 HIGHLIGHTS: Audiophile integrated stereo power amplifier with high output performance 8 selected MOS-FET output transistors of highest quality Shielded and encapsulated 600 VA toroidal...
EXTENDED REVIEW:
AA 07 PS RPHON
NZ$ 22,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Magazine AUDIO tested the TUBE PHONO II - ACCUSTIC ARTS® TUBE PHONO II received the “Sound recommendation”. Audio-employee Lothar Brandt came to the following conclusion: “The puristic...
Audiophile reference phono preamplifier with a so called “tube hybrid” concept Advantages of this “...
EXTENDED REVIEW: Accustic Arts has long since established itself among the top German manufacturers...
AA 08 PA RPRE
NZ$ 22,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
THE REFERENCE TUBE PREAMP II – MK2:  The TUBE PREAMP II – MK2 is the revised version of our hybrid tube preamplifier which enjoys success all around the world. The revised version includes a...
TUBE PREAMP II – MK2 highlights:Audiophile reference preamplifier with a so called “tube hybrid”...
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AA 11 AS RAMP
NZ$ 29,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Finest electronic components – finest sound The top priority in the development of the AMP II – MK 3 was a perfect signal feed with short distances using the finest components. Some of the components...
Dual-mono reference power amplifier with completely isolated power supply for each amplifier...
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AA 12 AS UAMP
NZ$ 37,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
What do so many reviewers have to say: 
THERE IS NO BETTER AUDIO PRODUCT AT ANY PRICE!  "At the end of my long quest, I have finally found a couple amplifier / preamplifier (Ultra Amp-III &...
EXTENDED REVIEW: This review is about both the AMP-III and the PREAMP-I-MKIII (the previous model...
AA 13 AM RMONO
NZ$ 35,995.00 pr (incl. GST)
The ACCUSTIC ARTS® DNA:Thorough development and best components = wonderful sound experience.
MONO II highlights (per piece) Reference class mono power amplifier 12 selected MOS-FET...
EXTENDED REVIEW: are you easily seduced? No, I’m not talking about an extra evening beer or a...
AA 14 AM UMONO
NZ$ 65,995.00 pr (incl. GST)
The ACCUSTIC ARTS® MONO III – our statementThe brand new ACCUSTIC ARTS® MONO III power amplifier is the latest member of the ACCUSTIC ARTS® family of amplifiers and after the very successful MONO II...
MONO III highlights (per piece)Extremely powerful mono power amplifier; reference class24 selected...

AURALic Audio

AC 09 IA POL STR
NZ$ 5,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
THE NEW POLARIS ST - a unique wireless Streaming Integrated amplifier with MM phono, an elegant ALL-IN-One solution.
HighEnd Wireless StreamingPOLARIS utilises AURALiC’s award-winning Lightning Streaming Platform....
AC 10 IA POL SER
NZ$ 6,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
THE POLARIS-MS a unique wireless 1TB SSD Music Server /  Streamer, Integrated amplifier with MM phono, an elegant ALL-IN-One solution.
HighEnd Wireless Streaming / Music ServerPOLARIS utilises AURALiC’s award-winning Lightning...
AC 11 AM MERAK
NZ$ 8,995.00 pr (incl. GST)
The AURALiC MERAK is an amazing mono block power amplifier born for the 21st century. 6MOONS Review - gives Merak their coveted BLUE MOON award It is the perfect combination of inspiring...
Hybrid Analog Amplify Technology AURALiC introduce a cutting edge technology: Hybrid Analog Amplify...
23 June 2012 16:38. "We will be able to ship Merak*1 units in small quantities to the media and our...

Misc

WFS STP PREAMP
SOLD
SPECIAL PRICE: NZ$ 2,495.01 ea (incl. GST)
Original: NZ$ 5,600.00 (incl. GST)
Saving: NZ$ 3,104.99 (incl. GST)
It all seemed to be about removing minor barriers in whose absence recorded urgency, intensity and directness communicated themselves more strongly. I'd call this effect an energiser, rejuvenator and...
Standard STP-SE Features Input / Output wiring upgraded to Kimber Tcss wire 2nd stage filtering...

Audia Flight

AF 01 FLS1 FLS4
NZ$ 22,995.00 pr (incl. GST)
AUDIA FLIGHT FLS-1 PREAMP CONTINUED:
EXTENDED REVIEW: The manufacturer Audia Flight is distributed by the company Tecsart. His boss,...
AF 06 AI FL3S
NZ$ 4,749.99 ea (incl. GST)
Over 20 years of experience designing cutting edge, high performance audio equipment has gone into our Audia Flight Three S Integrated Amplifier. 
OPTIONAL EXTRAS:DAC MODULE - 4/192 USB @ RRP $600(DAC - USB 24bit 192KHz DAC - becomes Input 6...
EXTENDED REVIEW: I have to admit some ignorance to the Audia Flight brand. Sure I’d heard of them,...
This device allows user to „see” music from a new perspective, to hear it like it sounds in concert...
AF 07 AI FL3S PD
NZ$ 5,950.00 ea (incl. GST)
Over 20 years of experience designing cutting edge, high performance audio equipment has gone into our Audia Flight Three S Integrated Amplifier.  The result is, even by our high standards, an...
THIS PACKAGE INCLUDES:Optional DAC MODULE - 4/192 USB @ RRP $600(DAC - USB 24bit 192KHz DAC -...
EXTENDED REVIEW: I have to admit some ignorance to the Audia Flight brand. Sure I’d heard of them,...
This device allows user to „see” music from a new perspective, to hear it like it sounds in concert...
AF 07 AI FL3SDAC
NZ$ 600.00 ea (incl. GST)
AF 08 AI FL3S PH
NZ$ 600.00 ea (incl. GST)
The phono stage module (optional) was also put to the test and I can verify that this is a very handy option and a worthy inclusion to the amplifier. It's very neutral sounding, without any rough...
AF 10 AI FLS10
NZ$ 15,995.01 ea (incl. GST)
FLS-10 200w INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER (fully balanced):The FLS10 is the perfect choice for a hi-end integrated amplifier. Heart of FLS10 is the FLS4 power amplifier. In effect the power amplifier of...
EXTENDED REVIEW: The new Audia Flight FLS 10 power amplifier was on display at this year's Highend...
AF 11 AIFLS10DAC
Price on application
AF 11 PH FL PHON
NZ$ 7,500.00 ea (incl. GST)
Power supplyAs to have good performance as required a very well made power supply. On our phono preamp the power supplier is separate from the preamp chassis. A 50VA toroidal transformer supply the...
EXTENDED REVIEW: I first spotted Audia Flight's exquisite-looking two-box phono preamplifier ($6100...
AF 12 AI FLS10PH
Price on application
AF 14 PA FLS1
NZ$ 9,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Audia Flight initially announced the FLS1 concept about three years ago but then spent three years more before finally introducing the FLS1. It was crucial for Audia Flight team the experience made...
AF 18 AP FLS4
NZ$ 12,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
FLS4 WON THE BEST PRODUCT 2016 in Poland - we are honorated and so happy to know High Fidelity has rewarded our FLS4 stereo power amplifier as Best Product 2016. FL-S SERIES:
The FLS4 is a new stereo amplifier, entirely symmetrical, unrivaled in speed, capacity and mastery...
EXTENDED REVIEW: The manufacturer Audia Flight is distributed by the company Tecsart. His boss,...
AF 21 PA STR NO1
Price on application
THE STRUMENTO SERIES
EXTENDED REVIEW: Volare Italia. Ferrari, Lamborghini, Bugatti, Maserati, Prada, Versace, Giorgio...
AF 23 AP STR NO4
Price on application
THE STRUMENTO SERIES
EXTENDED REVIEW: Although the Italian audio company Audia has been in business since the last...
AF 25 AM STR NO8
Price on application
THE STRUMENTO SERIES

Ayon Audio

AY 16 PA ERIS
NZ$ 9,495.00 ea (incl. GST)
"the Orbis (Eris) has all magic from a SE tube preamp with a bit warm in the midrange and its huge and holographic sound stage.”…..Reviewer: Melbguy 
Vacuum Tubeshe choice of signal and power tubes have a significant influence on the sound and hence...
Gerhard's (Ayon CEO) comments: Dear Terry,  Actually the Eris is the same as Orbis, the main...
AY 17 PA AUR RCA
NZ$ 10,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
After the success of the "smaller" Ayon preamplifiers many customers approached us wishing a modular and upgradeable concept. The new Auris is such a modular tube pre-amp design and is offered in...
Full-featured class A single-ended & true balanced triode vacuum tube stereo preamplifierPure...
EXTENDED REVIEWS:  Modular type of design distinguishes Auris from the rest of Ayon pre‐amps....
AY 18 PA AURRCAS
NZ$ 1,495.00 ea (incl. GST)
SIGNATURE UPGRADE MODULE for  RCA UNBALANCED model of AYON AURIS PREAMP After the success of the "smaller" Ayon preamplifiers many customers approached us wishing a modular and upgradeable...
AY 19 PA AURRCAP
NZ$ 1,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
UPGRADE MM/MC PHONO MODLE for AYON AURIS PREAMP - RCA Unbalanced model After the success of the "smaller" Ayon preamplifiers many customers approached us wishing a modular and upgradeable concept....
AY 20 PA AUR XLR
NZ$ 15,995.01 ea (incl. GST)
AYON AUDIO AWARDED "BEST SOUND" MUNICH HIGH END AUDIO SHOW 2015 !
Full-featured class A single-ended & true balanced triode vacuum tube stereo preamplifier Pure...
EXTENDED REVIEWS:  Modular type of design distinguishes Auris from the rest of Ayon pre‐amps....
AY 21 PA AURXLRS
NZ$ 2,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
SIGNATURE UPGRADE MODULE for XLR BALANCED version of  AYON AURIS PREAMP After the success of the "smaller" Ayon preamplifiers many customers approached us wishing a modular and upgradeable...
AY 22 AI MERC
NZ$ 16,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
The Mercury II continues the evolution of the Mercury amplifier by once again offering dramatic improvements to its completely revised second-generation power supply and driver technology. ...
Full-featured single-ended Class-A tube stereo integrated amp or pure power amplifier SE - pure...
AY 22 PA AURXLRP
NZ$ 1,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
UPGRADE MM/MC PHONO MODLE for AYON AURIS PREAMP - XLR balanced model After the success of the "smaller" Ayon preamplifiers many customers approached us wishing a modular and upgradeable concept. The...
AY 23 PA POL LS
NZ$ 32,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
The Absolute Sound (USA) – "The Editors’ Choice Awards" This full-function preamplifier’s highlights include outstanding three-dimensional imaging and endless layering coupled with no fatiguing...
2 Chassis full-featured Class A – triode/pentode vacuum-tube stereo preamplifier Unique new pure...
Extended review:  AYON POLARIS II (note - Since been updated to new POLARIS III)   
AY 26 PA POL PH
NZ$ 38,995.01 ea (incl. GST)
The Absolute Sound (USA) – "The Editors’ Choice Awards" This full-function preamplifier’s highlights include outstanding three-dimensional imaging and endless layering coupled with no fatiguing...
2 Chassis full-featured Class A – triode/pentode vacuum-tube stereo preamplifier Unique new pure...
AY 27 PA SPH LS
NZ$ 54,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
"Only the Mark Levinson No52 preamp came close (among linestages I reviewed). and on top of that Ayon Sphreis-III offered also this immense richness of the sound that Levinson couldn't quite match....
2 Chassis full-featured Class A – triode/pentode single-ended & true balanced vacuum- tube...
EXTENDED REVIEW: My memories from (I think) the first edition of High End Show in Munich (after it...
AY 30 AI SCORPIO
NZ$ 6,495.00 ea (incl. GST)
Ayon Audio says its new Scorpio represents a dramatic rethinking of the economy-priced vacuum tube based integrated amplifier. ‘The Scorpio integrated amplifier combines neutrality, realistic...
Full-featured pure class-A tube stereo integrated amplifierSwitchable between pentode and triode...
EXTENDED REVIEW: The Ayon Audio Scorpio is a heavy, Class A integrated amplifier made of high grade...
AY 31 AI SPIR IA
NZ$ 9,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
THE SHOW NEWPORT WINNER TAS EDITORS' CHOICE AWARD AYON AUDIO "BEST OF SHOW" WINNER AT RMAF - CES LAS VEGAS & SALON SON IMAGE SHOW MONTREAL CANADA!! NEWPORT SHOW CALIFORNIA, NEW YORK...
Full-featured pure class-A tube stereo integrated amp or pure power amplifierSwitchable between...
Ayon Audio may not be a name you've heard before, but they are working hard to change that. The...
AY 32 AI TRIT IA
NZ$ 17,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
POSITIVE FEEDBACK WRITERS CHOICE AWARD 2016THE SHOW NEWPORT WINNER TAS EDITORS' CHOICE AWARD AYON AUDIO "BEST OF SHOW" WINNER AT RMAF - CES LAS VEGAS & SALON SON IMAGE SHOW MONTREAL...
Full-featured balanced class-A vacuum tube Integrated and/or Power amplifier (switchable between)...
EXTENDED REVIEW: The first time I encountered the Ayon product line at an audio show, I had just...
AY 33 AI SPIT IA
NZ$ 14,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
NEW RELEASE NOVEMBER 2015: AYON SPITFIRE-SE 30w AA62B (300B) DHT (SE) SINGLE ENDED pure CLASS-A swithchable INTEGRATED / STEREO POWER AMP with (AFB) Auto Fixed Bias, using similar technologies of our...
Full-featured single-ended tube stereo integrated amp or pure power amplifier SE - pure Class-A...
AY 34 AI CROS IA
NZ$ 18,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
"After Saturday when we set up the new Ayon Crossfire 300B integrated I decided to look at using the Auralic Vega DAC again. What a difference - with the Crossfire installed there is now much more...
Full-featured single-ended tube stereo integrated amp or pure power amplifierSE - pure Class-A...
EXTENDED EVIEW: 've bemoaned the lack of originality in valve amps more than once in this august...
AY 37 AS TRIT PA
SPECIAL PRICE: NZ$ 8,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Original: NZ$ 15,995.00 (incl. GST)
Saving: NZ$ 7,000.00 (incl. GST)
THE SHOW NEWPORT WINNER TAS EDITORS' CHOICE AWARD AYON AUDIO "BEST OF SHOW" WINNER AT RMAF - CES LAS VEGAS & SALON SON IMAGE SHOW MONTREAL CANADA!! NEWPORT SHOW CALIFORNIA, NEW YORK...
Full-featured balanced class-A vacuum tube mono power amplifierSwitchable between pentode and...
EXTENDED REVIEW: The first time I encountered the Ayon product line at an audio show, I had just...
AY 39 AS CROS PA
NZ$ 18,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
The Crossfire-PA Power Amplifier is a single-ended output stage of the exceptional nature. Equipped with the designed for audio applications Ayon-62B (300B) Triode it offers high performance without...
Full-featured Single-Ended class-A  tube Stereo Power amplifierSE - pure Class-A triode vacuum...
EXTENDED EVIEW: 've bemoaned the lack of originality in valve amps more than once in this august...
AY 40 AM SCORPIO
NZ$ 4,995.00 pr (incl. GST)
The entrance into real high-end mono vacuum tube amplification”. The Scorpio Mono represents a dramatic rethinking of economic vacuum tube based monoblock amplifier.  The Scorpio...
Full-featured vacuum tube mono power amplifierSwitchable between pentode and triode mode Vacuum...
I know Gerhard Hirt pretty well, I think I can call him my friend. He runs his company, Ayon Audio...
AY 41 AM EPSILON
NZ$ 27,995.00 pr (incl. GST)
Single - Ended class A Triode Amplification (with real-world power and control to spare) Ayon's state-of-the art triode vacuum tube amplifiers provide music lovers worldwide with an authentic...
Full-featured true balanced vacuum tube mono power amplifier Switchable between pentode and triode...
EXRENDED REVIEW (translation): Tube versus transistor, analogue to digital: these debates certainly...
AY 42 AM ORTHSXS
NZ$ 41,995.00 pr (incl. GST)
Granting Audiophiles around the globe, balance, clarity, perspective, dynamics, bloom, decay...The entire musical message for over 20 years.   Ayon Audio offers a complete line of high...
Full-featured true balanced vacuum tube mono power amplifier Switch able between pentode and...
Weightlifting Round #1 – Ayon's KT150 Orthos XS. This review is the starting point for what you...
AY 43 AM CROS 82
NZ$ 45,995.00 pr (incl. GST)
“One of the most superb sounding single-ended triode amplifier”. Best Of 2016 Blue Note Equipment Awards - Ayon Audio Crossfire EVO Monoblock Power Amplifier
Features & DesignFull-featured single-ended Class-A vacuum tube mono power amplifier PSE - pure...
EXTENDED REVIEW:  When we carried Ayon Audio's Crossfire Evo monoblock amplifier for review to...
AY 44 AM TITAN
NZ$ 82,995.01 pr (incl. GST)
AYON TITAN - "State of the Art" The "Titan" will appeal to the most discerning music lovers offering absolute tonal neutrality, outstanding dynamics and magic soundstage. With explosively fast,...
Full-featured Single-Ended class-A vacuum tube Mono block Power amplifiersPSE - pure Class-A triode...
AY 44 AM VUL 62
NZ$ 59,995.01 pr (incl. GST)
“One of the most superb sounding and powerful 300B single-ended triode amplifiers”. The gain stages for the Vulcan II amplifier have been optimized as well to provide for the shortest signal path and...
Full-featured single-ended Class-A vacuum tube mono power amplifier PSE - pure Class-A triode...
EXTENDED REVIEW: Ayon Audio has over the last 15 years become one of the best known high end tube...
AY 47 AM TIT 82
NZ$ 104,995.00 pr (incl. GST)
TITAN EVO STATE-OF-ART, LTD EDITION The "Titan" will appeal to the most discerning music lovers offering absolute tonal neutrality, outstanding dynamics and magic soundstage. With explosively fast,...
Full-featured Parralell Single-Ended class-A vacuum tube Mono block Power amplifier PSE - pure...

Brinkmann

BR 02 PH ED
NZ$ 15,995.01 ea (incl. GST)
The »Edison« offers three separate phono inputs, each of which’s loading & gain can be adjusted by the remote control (the settings can be stored in memory), followed by switchable 1:1 input...
BR 03 PA MAR
NZ$ 15,995.01 ea (incl. GST)
Brinkmann's introduction to Marconi linestage: A line stage has three duties. First, it switches the various sources. Second, it controls the playback volume. And third, it conditions the signal...
Brinkmann Marconi

BlueSound

BS 03 IA POWER
NZ$ 1,795.00 ea (incl. GST)
MADE FOR MORE THAN MP3.Of course Bluesound is compatible with MP3s – and just about every other digital format ever created – but Bluesound was purpose-built for high-res audio. While other companies...
The Most Popular Hifi Product Of All Time Re-InventedStream your digital music to any wired stereo...
When a new company bursts into a competitive marketplace and immediately produces impressive...
BS 05 MS PFLEX
NZ$ 895.00 ea (incl. GST)
When a new company bursts into a competitive marketplace and immediately produces impressive...
BS 06 MS PMINI
NZ$ 1,395.00 ea (incl. GST)
When a new company bursts into a competitive marketplace and immediately produces impressive...
BS 07 MS PULSE
NZ$ 1,795.00 ea (incl. GST)
COMPACT ALL-IN-ONE WIRELESS STUDIO-QUALITY SPEAKER.Place the PULSE 2 on a bookshelf, countertop or end table, and hear the difference that 80 Watts of tri-amplified stereo sound can bring to any room...
Lots of fine detailSimple setup, easily expandableStream your digital music to any existing stereo...
When a new company bursts into a competitive marketplace and immediately produces impressive...

Clearaudio

CL 40 PS NANO
NZ$ 525.00 ea (incl. GST)
Sixmoons: "The Nano is a fantastic value; offering great versatility in a tiny package for a tiny price," ns.
The Nano V2 its meticulously selected SMD components are assembled by hand in Erlangen and tested...
CL 41 PS SMART
NZ$ 825.00 ea (incl. GST)
The Smart V2 phono is supplied with a high quality external power supply to further enhance performance,  Beautifully machined casework with first-rate connectors and of course that lucid,...
Output:               ...
CL 42 PS BASIC
NZ$ 1,250.00 ea (incl. GST)
Behind the multiple award-winning Basic +, which outclasses many much more expensive competitors, there are over 30 years of research and experience, along with in-depth knowledge of the...
Mode:   MM / MC  mplification @ 1 kHz: 60dB (MC) 40dB (MM) Input impedance...
Clearaudio Basic Plus phono stage with Accu + battery Power Supply
CL 43 PS BALANCE
NZ$ 3,250.00 ea (incl. GST)
"BREATHTAKING POWER AND PASSION, WITHOUT THE NEED TO TURN THE VOLUME PARTICULARLY HIGH" ..... HIFI WORLD The Balanace Plus offers True symmetrical layout, balanced (XLR) and single ended (RCA)...
CL 44 PS ACCU
NZ$ 2,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Through innovative battery technology the Clearaudio ACCU+ Power Supply elevates the Clearaudio "+" phonostages to a new level of excellence. Cutting-edge high-tech selected and formatted NiMH-High...
Clearaudio Basic Plus phono stage with Accu + battery Power Supply
CL 45 PS ABSOLUT
NZ$ 16,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Clearaudio are proud to announce our new product "Absolute Phono":    The Absolute Phono is suitable for all Clearaudio tonearms and will be installed by Clearaudio in our factory in...
CL 46 PS STATE
NZ$ 44,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
The Statement Phono is at home at the absolute top – where the air is thin, but the sound quality reaches its maximum density. From the deepest bass to the highest treble, from the additional bass...
CL 47 PS AZIMUTH
NZ$ 5,595.00 ea (incl. GST)
Is your Vinyl Playback Optimised? Clearaudio Azimuth Optimizer.  an article by HiFi Unlimited posted by Big E The Clearaudio Azimuth Optimizer unit can also function as a phono stage and head...

DarTZeel

DL 01 IA LHC208
NZ$ 19,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
The LHC-208 "danalogue" streaming DAC with 200w Integrated amplifier first introduced and highly acclaimed at CES in Las Vegas last January, you will discover the new way of playing very high...
EXTENDED REVIEW: You’ve got to hand it to darTZeel: the boutique Swiss brand barely registered in...
DL 03 IA CTH8550
NZ$ 30,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Our passion drove us to spend 16 years researching and developing every possible aspect of a new audio circuit, embodied in a completely new amplification approach. You can be assured that for us to...
No compromise « all in one » music machine darTZeel is proud to introduce the new CTH-8550 full...
R E V I E W One thing I didn’t experience a whole lot during my recent trip to Switzerland was an...
DL 04 IA CTH8550
NZ$ 31,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Our passion drove us to spend 16 years researching and developing every possible aspect of a new audio circuit, embodied in a completely new amplification approach. You can be assured that for us to...
No compromise « all in one » music machine darTZeel is proud to introduce the new CTH-8550 full...
R E V I E W One thing I didn’t experience a whole lot during my recent trip to Switzerland was an...
DL 05 IA CTH8550
NZ$ 32,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Our passion drove us to spend 16 years researching and developing every possible aspect of a new audio circuit, embodied in a completely new amplification approach. You can be assured that for us to...
No compromise « all in one » music machine darTZeel is proud to introduce the new CTH-8550 full...
R E V I E W One thing I didn’t experience a whole lot during my recent trip to Switzerland was an...
DL 08 PA NHB18
NZ$ 49,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Leading-edge audio electronics  At this level of performance, every detail is of prime importance.   The delicate, small signal delivered by the sources is amplified by discrete devices, or...
Extended review:
DL 09 PA NHB18 P
NZ$ 59,995.01 ea (incl. GST)
Leading-edge audio electronics At this level of performance, every detail is of prime importance.   The delicate, small signal delivered by the sources is amplified by discrete devices, or by...
Extended review:
DL 12 AP NHB108
NZ$ 44,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Some review: If you discovered the darTZeel NHB-108 model one for the first time through our web site, it may be helpful to recall some design basics:     * No global Negative Feedback...
DL AM NHB458
NZ$ 222,500.00 pr (incl. GST)
All audio circuits already shares the philosophy that inspired the popular NHB-108: no connection, no switch, relay or similar component, the signal path (except a relay of high quality, inert gas,...
A recent (unpublished) letter to the editor argued that the reference for audio perfection is the...

EAT Tubes

EAT 01 PS EGLOS
NZ$ 4,250.00 ea (incl. GST)
EAT is the most recent scion EAT E-Glo S Phono Stage as elegant high-end tube phono preamp, the showcase in the ultra-thin design, and puts on a hybrid tube circuit with ECC83 double triodes. A...
 Hybrid tube design with ECC83 twin triode  MM & MC capability  Precise RIAA...
Inspired by the all-tube, two-box E-Glo phono stage launched in 2013, this more affordable ‘S’...
EAT 02 PS EGLO
NZ$ 10,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
WINNER of PRESTIGIOUS HiFi WORLD 5-GLOBES AwardVerdict - "OUTSTANDING AMONGST THE BEST""May be expensive but offering truly 1st Class performance, this valve powered 2 box phonostage is worth every...
See review: http://www.bm.rs/EAT/EAT%20E-Glo%20-%20HiFi%20World%20July%202014.pdf
EAT 03 LPS
NZ$ 1,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Elegant power supply.

Hegel Audio

HL 07 IA H90
NZ$ 2,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
In the H90 integrated amplifier replaces previous H80) with digital and analog inputs, technology from the Reference Hegel products has virtually been pouring down. Hegel’s patented SoundEngine...
EXTENDED REVIEW: Hegel products are minimalistic, but also full of innovative solutions. Their...
HL 07 IA ROST
NZ$ 3,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Röst is the name of one of Norway's most beautiful islands. Way up north in Lofoten. About as far out from the mainland as you can get. The name fits like a glove. Röst can also mean "voice", and the...
HL 11 IA H360
NZ$ 9,250.00 ea (incl. GST)
HIFI COICE - 5 STARTS AWARD
Adresseavisen (Norway) Haute Fidelite (France)
HL 13 PA P20
NZ$ 4,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
The P20 is our entry into serious quality preamplifiers and offers an affordable door into the Hegel Reference line of products. Designing the P20 was not a task we took lightly. Many of the ideas...
HL 14 PA P30
NZ$ 10,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
The P30 is the best preamplifier ever developed by Hegel. With its patented technology and hand matched components, the P30 is a confident contender in the race towards being the best pre amplifier...
HL 16 AS H20
NZ$ 8,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
H20 High-End Power Amplifier, 2x200W 8 ohms, 2x350W in 4 ohms. The Hegel H20 incorporates the latest version of the Hegel FET-technology. A practical benefit of the H20 FET-technology is a more...
EXTENDED REVIEW: Editor Jeff Fritz was making sure that the audio gear coming my way would hold my...
HL 17 AS H4SE
NZ$ 13,995.01 ea (incl. GST)
The H4SE is an improved version of the H4A MK2. The H4A MK2 was in many ways the very corner stone of the Hegel amplifier range, but the development of the H20 amplifiers disclosed a significant...
HL 19 AM H30
NZ$ 21,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
With a power rating of more than 1,1 kW in 8 ohms it is on the verge of being easier to measure the H30 in horsepower. The massive H30 mono power amplifiers from Hegel play any loudspeaker in the...

JAVA Audio

JA 01 AP SSHOT
NZ$ 2,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
ConstructionPremium materials were selected for the JAVA based on their aesthetic qualities, their durability and their ability to isolate structural vibration and minimise resonance.
JA 02 AP DSHOT
NZ$ 3,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Construction
JA 03 AP TSHOT
SPECIAL PRICE: NZ$ 2,250.00 ea (incl. GST)
Original: NZ$ 4,995.00 (incl. GST)
Saving: NZ$ 2,745.00 (incl. GST)
ConstructionPremium materials were selected for the JAVA based on their aesthetic qualities, their durability and their ability to isolate structural vibration and minimise resonance.
Inputs - 3 RCA, 2XLR,  Outputs - 1 RCA, 1 XLR + 1 high-end Headphone Luxury CNC-machined...

MoFi Audio

MF 05 PS STUDIO
NZ$ 499.99 ea (incl. GST)
MF 06 PS ULTRA
NZ$ 900.00 ea (incl. GST)

NAD

NAD 03 AV T758
NZ$ 2,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
A performance update to our award-winning T 757 A/V Surround Sound Receiver, the T 758 v3continues NAD’s ‘simple is better’ design philosophy by delivering a fluid user-friendly experience....
NAD 04 AV T777
NZ$ 4,994.99 ea (incl. GST)
NEW MODEL DUE FOR NZ RELASE DURING NOVEMBER 2017
NAD 07 AV M17
NZ$ 12,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
NAD 08 AV M27
NZ$ 9,995.00 ea (incl. GST)

PS Audio

PS 09 PS NWPHONO
SPECIAL PRICE: NZ$ 1,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Original: NZ$ 3,250.00 (incl. GST)
Saving: NZ$ 1,255.00 (incl. GST)
“I can’t think of any product that impressed me as much… Review unit = purchased!” John Darko, DAR. PS Audio’s NuWave Phono Converter (NPC) is a new category that combines a state-of-the-art...
Our best analog phono stage ever Full featured Analog to Digital Converter High resolution balanced...
Digital Audio Review
PS 18 PA BHK
NZ$ 9,400.02 ea (incl. GST)
Preamps can make or break a system; holding back rich details buried in the music. They are the critical link between sources and power amplifiers. Precious few of them–only a handful really–...
High current oversized transformerPower supplies play a critical role in the performance of any...
PS 19 AS BHK
NZ$ 11,795.00 ea (incl. GST)
The BHK Signature 250 and 300 power amplifiers are the culmination of one man’s half-century search for perfection in music’s reproduction. Bascom H. King has designed amplifiers for many companies,...
PS 20 AM BHK300M
NZ$ 23,495.01 pr (incl. GST)
“The first amplifier I gave up a lifetime obsession with tubes for” Arnie Nudell, founder, Infinity Systems. Have you ever wanted to own the finest amplifier in the world but were scared off by a six...
Zero-loss parallel vacuum tube input stageFully paralleled inside (not like a traditional bridged...

Sanders Sound Systems

SD 05 MAGTECH ST
NZ$ 9,500.00 ea (incl. GST)
TAS THE ABSOLUTE SOUND NAMES MAGTECH AMPLIFIER ONE OF THE BEST FOR THIRD YEAR IN A ROWTAS GOLDEN EAR AWARD SEPTEMBER 2014 THE STEREO TIMES MOST WANTED COMPONENTS 2013TAS - EDITORS' CHOICE AWARD...
Magtech - the only amplifier with a linear, voltage regulator (Patent Pending) Over 500 watts/...
For some reason there remain relatively undiscovered gems in the audio world. The Sanders Sound...
SD 06 MAGTECH MO
NZ$ 14,495.00 pr (incl. GST)
DESIGN PHILOSOPHY - Electronics have their lowest distortion and optimum performance at a specific design voltage.  If the voltage varies, the amplifier's performance will suffer.   An...
Magtech - the only amplifier with a linear, voltage regulator (Patent Pending)  Over 1600...
The review starts with the security forces at my front door. But I digress. 

Thrax Audio

TX 02 PS ORPH
NZ$ 40,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Orpheus Phono Phono Pre Amplifier with LCR RIAA equaliser - The phono preamplifier is responsible for extracting the last bit of information from the cartridge by providing optimal loading while...
Built in step up transformerAutomatic cartridge gain and loading seletionProgrammable gain and...
EXTENDED REVIEW: There are few high-end audio companies, that are operating on the level, that...
TX 03 PA DION
NZ$ 40,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Control Amplifier with remote - Dionysos is a remote controlled single triode transformer coupled line level amplifier.  The control amplifier is still the centrepiece of each high-end...
Accepts both balanced and unbalanced input signals on RCA and XLR connectorsSwitches ground plane...
EXTENDED REVIEW - MAXIMUM ATTENTIONAnother rare ultra highlight of 2013 arrived. Rumen Artarski...
TX 04 AI ARES
NZ$ 20,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
OPTIONAL PHONO & DAC & STREAMER:With Analog replay growing in popularity the addition our optional new RIAA module to the input board converts the first RCA input to a Moving Magnet and...
ARES & ENYO Common features: Analog inputs module- relay based 3xRCA and one XLR input selector...
TX 05 AI ENYO
NZ$ 20,995.11 ea (incl. GST)
The Thrax Enyo is mounted on a single chassis and would be defined as a complete audiophile system with the sound you want and the features you need. The set has two stages of power to valves...
ARES & ENYO Integrateds common features: Analog inputs module- relay based 3xRCA and one XLR...
TX 06 AI DAC ONE
NZ$ 3,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
OPTIONAL PHONO & DAC & STREAMER PLUG-IN BOARDS:With Analog replay growing in popularity the addition our optional new RIAA module to the input board converts the first RCA input to a Moving...
TX 06 AI PHONO
NZ$ 1,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
OPTIONAL PHONO & DAC & STREAMER PLUG_IN BOARDS: With Analog replay growing in popularity the addition our optional new RIAA module to the input board converts the first RCA input to a Moving...
TX 06 AI STREAM
NZ$ 1,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
OPTIONAL PHONO & DAC & STREAMER PLUG-IN BOARDS: With Analog replay growing in popularity the addition our optional new RIAA module to the input board converts the first RCA input to a Moving...
TX 07 AM HEROS
NZ$ 62,995.00 pr (incl. GST)
Class A Hybrid - tube/fet amplifier Heros is a unique and very unusual two stage hybrid transformer loaded amplifier marrying old concepts with latest technology. The numerous benefits from...
Tube amplifier architecture with simplest signal pathTransformer coupled input and outputJFET/...
EXTENDED REVIEW:  Another rare ultra highlight of 2013 arrived. Rumen Artarski company...
TX 07 AS TERES
NZ$ 35,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
TERES - TRANSFORMER COUPLED HYBRID POWER AMPLIFIER Teres is based on classic tube amplifier topology. Tube clarity and tone with might and power. Unusual but true...
Audiophile long life input tubeSilicon carbide rectifiersShunt regulated power supplySolar cell...
TX 08 AM TERES
NZ$ 55,995.00 pr (incl. GST)
Teres is based on the architecture of Spartacus. Single ended tube input stage loaded with a phase splitting transformer controlling 2 separate single ended amplifiers out of phase for output. Tube...
- Tube amplifier architecture with simplest signal path - Transformer coupling of stages- Special...
EXTENDED REVIEW: Thrax Audio - TERES Power amplifier + LYRA loudspeakers

VAC

VA04 IA SIG160
NZ$ 18,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
A TRUE INTEGRATED AMP with HIGH-END LINESTAGE PREAMPLIFIER SECTION.....
SIGMA 160i OPTIONAL EXTRAS:XLR BALANCED OPTION - RRP $1,500M/C PHONO UPGRADE - RRP $1,500SIGMA...
09-10-11: Ghasley Mwilliams, I am the proud owner of a VAC Sigma 160i amp mated to a pair of Wilson...
VA04 IA SIG160SE
NZ$ 23,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
TRUE INTEGRATED AMP with PROPER LINE STAGE and (optonal) PHONO STAGEThe VAC PHI Sigma 160i - tricle down technology from their flagship seperates result in an integrated tube amplifier that delivers...
SIGMA 160i-SE OPTIONAL EXTRAS:XLR BALANCED OPTION - RRP $2,500M/C PHONO UPGRADE - RRP $3,500GLASS...
09-10-11: Ghasley Mwilliams, I am the proud owner of a VAC Sigma 160i amp mated to a pair of Wilson...
VA05 PA REN
NZ$ 17,495.00 ea (incl. GST)
OVERWIEW   The VAC Renaissance Mk III Preamplifier is a development of the preamplifier section from the highly regarded VAC Phi Beta Integrated amplifier and provides balanced and single-...
The first Valve Amplification Company component I ever heard was in the system of a good friend: a...
VA05 PA REN PH
NZ$ 20,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
OVERVIEWThe VAC Renaissance Mk III Preamplifier is a development of the preamplifier section from the highly regarded VAC Phi Beta Integrated amplifier and provides balanced and single-ended input...
The first Valve Amplification Company component I ever heard was in the system of a good friend: a...
VA05 PH REN PHON
NZ$ 17,495.00 ea (incl. GST)
NEW RELEASE - FULL DETAILS FOLLOWING SHORTLYVAC's Kevin Hayes introduced the new Renaissance phono preamplifier at CES 2016 that costs one-fifth as much as the top-of-the-line STATEMENT, which made...
VA06 PA SIG
NZ$ 31,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Deluxe, fully balanced hand-wired preamplifier with manual signal switching - the culmination of eight years' research and development, this is VAC's finest preamplifier. Its new and unique circuit...
Valves! Who uses this term nowadays?
VA06 PA SIG PH
NZ$ 42,495.00 ea (incl. GST)
Signature MkIIa SE PreamplifierNot long ago, the Signature Mk IIa was the finest preamplifier you could buy. In production since 2000, this enduring classic marked the introduction of the basic,...
I had a wonderful audio moment the other night. It was late in the evening, after a long day. I was...
VA07 PA MAST
NZ$ 43,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
As in the Statement Line Stage, the volume control is a massive custom-made, multisection, 2.2 kg brass volume control with internal brass shielding. Remote-control capability is implemented via a...
Separate PSU Balanced circuit Statement-sourced 2.2kg brass volume ...
VA07 PA MAST PH
NZ$ 64,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
As in the Statement Line Stage, the volume control is a massive custom-made, multisection, 2.2 kg brass volume control with internal brass shielding. Remote-control capability is implemented via a...
◦ Separate PSU ◦ Balanced circuit ◦ Statement-sourced 2.2kg brass volume control ◦ 5 inputs fitted...
VA08 PA STATE
NZ$ 121,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Mechanical Design The chassis is machined at VAC from high-grade, non-ferrous aluminum and processed through a series of plating steps. The resulting AICuNiCr chassis possesses superior RF rejection...
VA09 PS STATE
NZ$ 129,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Mechanical Design The chassis is machined at VAC from high-grade, non-ferrous aluminum and processed through a series of plating steps. The resulting AICuNiCr chassis possesses superior RF rejection...
VA10 AP PHI170
NZ$ 17,450.00 ea (incl. GST)
The VAC iQ is the only system able to hold each output tube’s true underlying idle current perfectly steady at all times, no matter how much you turn up the volume. Say goodbye to manual tweaking,...
VA11 AP SIG200IQ
NZ$ 23,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
BEST SOUND / CERTIFICATE OF ACCOMPLISHMENT from A/V Showrooms for the VAC system at RMAF 2015 VAC's unique iQ amplifiers are innately intelligent, at least to the point of holding the idle current of...
VAC iQ Continuous Automatic  Bias System ™Class A1 triode input & driver stagesDirect...
VA13 AP STAT450S
NZ$ 74,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
The VAC Statement Series amplifiers are designed and manufactured with full devotion to music and absolutely no regard to cost or manufacturing effort. Quite simply, they produce the most...
The sound of the Statement 450 literally caused our jaws to drop. If the Phi 300 is one of the...
VA13 MB STAT450
NZ$ 149,995.01 ea (incl. GST)
Eletrical Design - the hand-wiring approach presented in the Statement 450 far exceeds conventional hand wiring and previous three dimensional techniques. Careful architecture and orientation of...
VA14 MB STAT450I
NZ$ 194,535.00 ea (incl. GST)
The VAC iQ System is the result of 18 years of research and development by the engineers at VAC, and represents the first time in history that each tube in the output stage of a vacuum tube amplifier...

Vitus Audio

VS 01 SL103SM011
SPECIAL PRICE: NZ$ 74,995.00 set (incl. GST)
Original: NZ$ 127,900.00 (incl. GST)
Saving: NZ$ 52,905.00 (incl. GST)
VITUS SL-103 PREAMP:Vitus Audio SL-103 Balanced Preamplifier is based on brand new circuitry, which uses only matched transistors and super precision resistors to ensure optimal working...
SM-011 MONOBLOCK AMPS:Technical keywords: (per. channel) 1. 1.4KVA UI transformers with <2% loss...
Opinion 1 - When a year ago I had the pleasure of first contact in our own backyard with the...
VS 03 AP RL102
NZ$ 21,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
The new RL-101, is an evolutionary upgraded version of the original RL-100. However the new RL-101 does not use a battery power supply, as the technology we have developed for our Signature and...
Entry Level?!
VS 05 PS RP102
NZ$ 23,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
In 2004 Roy Gregory at HiFi+ reviewed the RP and RL-100. He was more than thrilled with the performance of both units, and hence they both received an award for their performance.
EXTENDED REVIEW: The down-side of hitting a grand slam the first time at bat is that fans expect it...
VS 06 AI RI100 D
NZ$ 4,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
The new RI-100 Internal DAC module is now ready. Releasd at Munich and now available to RI-100 owners. This will now make the RI-100 Class AB 300wpc integrated a fully fledged one box music solution...
VS 06 AI RI101
NZ$ 23,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
The Reference Series, was the first series ever introduced by Vitus Audio, back in 2003. The initial two products were the very well reviewed and awarded battery power supplied: RP-100...
EXTENDED REVIEW: I first met Hans Ole Vitus, the President and Chief Designer of Vitus Audio, at...
VS 09 AS RS101
NZ$ 22,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
The Reference Series, was the first series ever introduced by Vitus Audio, back in 2003. Even though the Reference Series represent our entry level products, they incorporate many specialist/...
Recently, I got a little frisky with the amplifiers in the Bat Cave and decided to just line them...
VS 13 AP SL 103
NZ$ 51,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
VITUS SIGNATURE SERIES: 
Opinion 1 - When a year ago I had the pleasure of first contact in our own backyard with the...
VS 14 PS SP 103
NZ$ 56,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
VITUS SIGNATURE SERIES: 
VS 16 AI SIA 025
NZ$ 38,995.01 ea (incl. GST)
SUMMARY: when I think of this class of gear, I have this picture of the Chairman of Bentley Motors in mind, sitting so calmly and coolly in his $10k suit on an overstuffed leather sofa, sporting a...
Hi folks, having lived with my Vitus SIA-025 for a while, I thought it was time to post a review....
VS 17 AI SIA 030
Price on application
NEW PRODUCT RELEASED AT MUNICH HIGH-END SHOW 2018 - AWAITING DETAILS VITUS SIGNATURE SERIES: 
VS 18 AS SS 025
NZ$ 38,995.01 ea (incl. GST)
VITUS SIGNATURE SERIES: 
VS 19 AS SS 103
NZ$ 61,995.01 ea (incl. GST)
VITUS SIGNATURE SERIES: 
EXTENDED REVIEW: Vitus Audio hails from Denmark. It is no surprise whatsoever as for last few...
VS 21 AM SM 011
NZ$ 75,995.00 pr (incl. GST)
"The Vitus Audio SM-011 Mono Amps are state-of-the-art amps made in Denmark and are among the best I’ve ever heard.  The Vitus built quality is superb.  The SM-011s are 400-watt amps...
Technical keywords: (per. channel)1. 1.4KVA UI transformers with <2% loss="" p="">2. 240....
EXTENDED REVIEW: Everything Hans-Ole Vitus makes is heavy. Really heavy. Break-your-back heavy. But...
VS 22 AM SM 103
NZ$ 101,000.00 pr (incl. GST)
VITUS SIGNATURE SERIES: 
VS 31 AP MPL201
Price on application
The Masterpiece Series has in fact been on our internal road map for some years, but was not supposed to be introduced until 2011. However as the number of requests from the market increased, we...
VS 32 PS MP P201
Price on application
The Masterpiece Series has in fact been on our internal road map for some years, but was not supposed to be introduced until 2011. However as the number of requests from the market increased, we...
EXTENDED REVIEW:  massive, two-box beauty from Denmark costs US$60,000 (excl sales tax...
VS 34 AS MP S201
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Introducing the - Masterpiece - MP-S201 One of the first things we were told, when we introduced the ideas behind the MP-S201, was - “Mission Impossible” - but for the Vitus Audio team of...
Technical keywords:1. 4.5KVA UI transformers with <2% loss2. 1.200.000uF capacitor bank3. Zero...
VS 35 AI MP I201
Price on application
Introducing the - Masterpiece - MP-I201 One of the first things we were told, when we introduced the ideas behind the MP-I201, was - “Mission Impossible” - but for the Vitus Audio team of...
VS 36 AM MP M201
Price on application
"All of this adds up to some of the most cutting-edge amplifier and preamplifier designs the world has to offer. Extreme? Yes -- but then, that’s what The World’s Best Audio System is all about, and...

Ypsilon

YP 05 PS VPS100
NZ$ 42,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
YP 06 PS ULT
NZ$ 76,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
YP 08 PA PST100P
NZ$ 42,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
YP 09 PA PST100A
NZ$ 62,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
YP 10 PA ULT
NZ$ 105,281.70 ea (incl. GST)
YP 12 AI PHAETON
NZ$ 42,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
YP 15 AM AELIUS
NZ$ 66,995.00 pr (incl. GST)
YP 18 AM SET100
NZ$ 215,995.00 pr (incl. GST)