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Accustic Arts

AA 04 DC RDAC
NZ$ 22,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
JAPAN - AUDIO ACCESSORY MAG - AUDIO EXCELLENCE AWARD UK – HIFI CHOICE - EDITORS CHOICEHONG KONG _ Hi-Fi / AV MAG SUPER AV - OUTSTANDING DAC AWARD ITALY - FEDELTA DEL SUONO - HIFI AWARD
Audiophile reference D/A-converter with a so called "tube hybrid" concept.Special and unique 2x...
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AQUA

AQ 03 DC LAVOCE
NZ$ 4,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
A Newly Refined 3rd-Generation La Voce S3 D/A Converter."The La Voce is really a great DAC. It looks classy, is well made and sounds superb." (TRANSLATED) - Philipp Schneckenburger, EINSNULL "It...
•La Voce S3 Discrete DAC | La Voce to the next level. The La Voce DAC is a modular design, so aqua...
EXTENDED REVIEW: In the present age of digital audio we came to a luxury of being able to choose...
Aqua Hifi La Voce S2 DAC: La Voce's big brother, Aqua HIfi's La Scala, is justifiably well regarded...
AQ 05 DC LASCALA
NZ$ 10,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
With its extraordinary sound quality and stylish appearance it has remained the DAC of discerning audio enthusiasts. Improving the sonic performance of the La Scala was no small task. The first step...
• High performance proprietary FPGA-based digital decoding without digital filter• Galvanic and...
EXTENDED REVIEW: after I'd reset our car's GPS from American to British English for a far sexier...
AQ 06 DC FORM
NZ$ 21,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Modularity our propriety Optologic DAC The Optologoc R2R conversion sysrmAqua believes that the more musical D/A conversion system is based on the circuit usually identified as "resistor ladder".This...
• Proprietary hybrid 2-stage XMOS xCore XE216 + FPGA • Fully-floating (isolated) USB decoding and...
When a brief press release made the rounds that Aqua Hifi were about to bow their new flagship...

AURALic Audio

AC 04 SD VEGAG1
NZ$ 6,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
:This has a very high-grade sound...... bass is perhaps what the G1 does best. That... and all the other things it does best, too!”….. Alan Sircom - HiFi+ VEGA G1: modernising a classic
'EXTENDED REVIEW: ll be the first to admit it - Hi-Fi+ has covered a lot of AURALIC products in...
AC 05 SD VEGAG2
NZ$ 10,250.00 ea (incl. GST)
Master Clock DACThe completely redesigned architecture of the VEGA G2 allows it to accomplish something amazing: it is the first DAC ever that operates independently of the source signal’s frequency...
An Integrated Family of DevicesBuilt around cutting-edge transfer protocols, more powerful...
Complex functionality combined with manageable complexity – those are the decisive components of a...
AC 06 AC SIRUS
Price on application
AC 07 AC LEO
NZ$ 12,500.01 ea (incl. GST)
AURALiC LEO GX Reference Master Clock (Standard/Premium) - LEO GX is a breakthrough in digital audio system clocking — the first master clock ever that can feed a DAC directly with a working signal...
A Breakthrough in Digital System ClockingAs digital music formats and system components march ever...
It can’t be many years since AURALiC’s first cute and curvy ARIES streamer appeared on the market,...
AC 07 AC LEO PRE
NZ$ 14,250.00 ea (incl. GST)
LEO GX is a breakthrough in digital audio system clocking — the first master clock ever that can feed a DAC directly with a working signal so precise we had to use new benchmarks to measure its...
A Breakthrough in Digital System ClockingAs digital music formats and system components march ever...

Ayon Audio

AY 07 DC SIGMA
NZ$ 5,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
For ten years, the Austrian manufacturer Ayon Audio made its way into the world of high-end hi-fi through CD players, D / A converters, preamps and amplifiers popular audiophile tubes.   Today...
Full-featured Tube D/A converter Class-A triode vacuum-tube output stage for single-ended and...
EXTNDED REVIEW: Life's easier for the big guys. Starting from kindergarten, through primary school...
AY 08 DC STEAL
NZ$ 11,994.99 ea (incl. GST)
Ayon Audio is pleased to introduce the distinguished audiophile “Stealth” DAC. The Stealth is also prepared for computer playback and general DSD professional audio use. The dual differential gain...
Full-featured Tube D/A converter  Class-A triode vacuum-tube output stage for single-ended...
EXTENDED REVIEW: What’s in a model name? Well, sometimes not much at all when it’s merely an...
AY 09 DC STRAT
NZ$ 16,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Ayon Design Ayon has established a new performance standard for digital products with high-gain “vacuum-tube output stage” in their class. The Ayon DACs and CD-Players are a remarkable union of...
Full-featured Tube D/A converter and Preamp Class-A triode vacuum-tube output stage for single...
You said "cloud music"?What we call "Dematerialised Music", the Anglo-Saxons, more pragmatic, but...

Brinkmann

BR 01 DC NYQ
NZ$ 25,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Digital So Good, Only An Analog Expert Could Make It  Elegance. Precision. Heirloom Build Quality and State-of-the-Art Performance.  German Stereoplay Magazine: "Undoubtedly, the...
The Nyquist includes MQA technology, which enables you to play back MQA audio files and streams,...
Alex Gorouvein of “Mono & Stereo” reveres the Brinkmann Audio Nyquist Mk II...
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Hegel Audio

HL 03 DAC HD30
NZ$ 7,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
When designing a digital-to-analog converter of world class, you are essentially making a masterpiece. One for others to try and copy. It is not enough to select the best components on the market and...
Computer Support Apple Walkthrough Ubuntu Walkthrough Finding network device on Mac Finding...
EXTENDED REVIEW: In typical Norwegian fashion, Hegel Music Systems’ claims about their...

Krell

KL 01 DC VAN
NZ$ 9,250.00 ea (incl. GST)
An ESS Sabre DAC feeds a classic Krell balanced, fully discrete Class A circuit which is also used in the Krell Illusion II Preamplifier. Krell Current Mode technology is employed to assure unequaled...
Coaxial and HDMI inputs support PCM up to 24-bit/192kHz. Optical input supports up to 24-bit/96kHz...

Luxman

LX 06 DC DA150
NZ$ 2,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
LX 07 DC DA250
NZ$ 4,495.01 ea (incl. GST)
LX 08 DC DA06
NZ$ 7,995.00 ea (incl. GST)

MSB DACs

MB 05 DC DIS DAC
NZ$ 16,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
The Discrete DAC - Refined sound. Elegant design. The Prime DAC
The DISCRETE DAC Includes: Balanced or Single-Ended Analog Outputs 2x Optical inputs Coaxial...
MSB has released a new Discrete DAC which replaces the MSB Analog DAC in MSB’s line-up. It uses two...
MB 07 DC DIS DAC
NZ$ 22,500.00 ea (incl. GST)
The Discrete DAC - Refined sound. Elegant design.The Prime DAC
THIS DAC IS FITTED WIH FOLLOWING OPTIONAL EATRAS:RENDERER INPUT MODULE for SUPERIOR NETWORK MUSIC...
MB 08 DC PRE DAC
NZ$ 33,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
The Premier DAC - Exceptional sound. Unparalleled performance. The Prime DAC
The PREMIER DAC Includes:Optical and Coaxial Input Module Optical and Coaxial Input Module...
MB 09 DC PRE PS
NZ$ 12,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
MB 09 DC PRE PSL
NZ$ 14,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
MB 12 DC REF DAC
NZ$ 67,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
The Reference DAC - Setting the reference for Digital to Analog Converters. Four Hybrid DACs
The REFERENCE DAC Includes: Optical and Coaxial Input Module Base Volume control Output...
REVIEW: Upon the release of the mighty (also my reference component) Select DAC II many...
MB 15 DC REF PRE
NZ$ 9,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
MB 15 DC REF PRL
NZ$ 15,995.01 ea (incl. GST)
MB 17 DC REF 77
NZ$ 8,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
MB 17 DC REF 77L
NZ$ 16,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
MB 18 DC REF 33
NZ$ 25,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
MB 20 DC SEL DAC
NZ$ 144,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Eight Hybrid DAC’s
The Select DAC - Redefining what is possible. The world’s most revealing DAC. Eight Hybrid DAC...
REVIEW: MSB SELECT DAC 2 review part 1  
MB 21 DC SEL PS
NZ$ 33,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
MB 21 DC SEL PSL
NZ$ 40,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
MB 22 DC SEL 77
NZ$ 16,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
MB 23 DC SEL 33
NZ$ 16,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
MB 23 DC SEL 33L
NZ$ 33,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
MB 41 DC IM DIG
NZ$ 1,750.00 ea (incl. GST)
MB 42 DC IM RCA
NZ$ 1,750.00 ea (incl. GST)
MB 43 DC IM XLR
NZ$ 1,750.00 ea (incl. GST)
MB 44 DC IM USB
NZ$ 2,750.00 ea (incl. GST)
MB 45 DC IM REN
NZ$ 2,750.00 ea (incl. GST)
The NEW Renderer has arrived!  - Version 2 of the MSB Renderer Module for the Select DAC, the Reference DAC, the Premier DAC, the Discrete DAC, DAC [IV, IV+, V], and the Analog DAC. The MSB...
32 bit – 768kHz playback capableMQA hardware based decoding*Roon EndpointUp to 4X DSDUPnP...
MB 47 DC IM 12S
NZ$ 1,750.00 ea (incl. GST)
MB 48 DC OM RCA
NZ$ 2,750.00 ea (incl. GST)
MB 49 DC OM XLR
NZ$ 2,750.00 ea (incl. GST)
MB 50 DC REMOTE
NZ$ 500.00 ea (incl. GST)
MB 51 DC ISOBASE
NZ$ 3,500.00 ea (incl. GST)
MB 52 DC SW RCA
NZ$ 2,750.00 ea (incl. GST)
Sub Isolator - Block out the noise. Stop the feedback The subwoofer conundrum
MB 53 DC SW XLR
Price on application
Sub Isolator - Block out the noise. Stop the feedback The subwoofer conundrum

NAD

NAD 01 DC C658
NZ$ 3,495.00 ea (incl. GST)
BluOS™ Enabled

Thrax Audio

TX 01 DAC MAX
NZ$ 55,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
MAXIMINUS Universal DSP controlled discrete resistor ladder 32bit/384kHz audio DAC - This is the original multibit DAC concept with the most sophisticated implementation and highest precision....
Multibit conversion25 bit resolution4 quadrant sign magnitude operation8 inputs (6 +2 optional)...
EXTENDED REVIEW: Rumen Artarski is a hunk of a man. Tall, handsome and ramrod-straight. He...

Vitus Audio

VS 02 DAC RD101
NZ$ 20,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
The RD-100 is the latest addition to our Reference Series of products. This DAC / PREAMP however is not your ordinary DAC. It features true analog inputs and a volume control. The RD-100 also uses...
1 x USB input1 x Toslink optical input2 x RCA SPDIF inputs2 x AES SPDIF inputs1 x RCA analog input1...
Recently, I got a little frisky with the amplifiers in the Bat Cave and decided to just line them...
VS 12 DC SD025
NZ$ 39,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
VITUS SIGNATURE SERIES: 
VS 29 DAC MPD201
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...

Ypsilon

YP 02 DC DAC
NZ$ 49,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
DAC 100 is our D to A converter. It is a non – oversampling, no upsampling design with multi – bit dac chips. The carefully designed power supply is with shunt regulators. I / V conversion is done by...