New toys

NEW PRODUCT RELEASE HAS ARRIVED AT THE SHOWROOM - AUDEZE LCD-i4 Reference In-Ear headphone w fluxor magnets

You are invited to ring and make a time to come along with your music to auditions these awesome, WORLD-LEADING ,IN-EAR headphones, using same technology as in their mighty big brother ON-EAR LCD-4 he...
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NZ$ 3,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Audeze Headphones

Audeze’s goal is to re-create sound exactly as the artist intended.

LDC-i4 - NEW PRODUCT RELEASE AVAILABLE FOR DEMO IN OUR SHOWROOM:Our goal when designing the LCDi4 was to make the absolute best sounding in-ear experience. We took our award winning LCD-4 design and s...
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LCD4 film technology - only 0.5 microns thinVibration dampening magnesium housingFluxor magnets and ...

The DOHMANN Helix Two turntable - MHES release

There were turntables aplenty at this year’s Munich High End show. There’s no doubt, the vinyl ship has far from sailed yet, at least the second time around.
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Dohmann

unparalleled analog playback performance

The name Mark Dohmann will need no introduction to enthusiasts who have been around the traps. Over a decade ago he was Chief Designer for arguably one of the world’s best turntables with the Continuu...

The NEW MAGICO S3 MkII has arrived and looking awesome in its Candy Red finish, now ready for audition at the showroom

Pleased to report that we are receiving lots of very positive comments on our new range of the highly regarded MAGICO speakers. MAGICO'S technology is leading edge.
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NZ$ 47,995.00 pr (incl. GST)
Magico

We create industrial “works of art” that simply out-perform any custom or commercially available speaker system in the world.

Magico S3 Mk II Floor Standing, 3-Way Loudspeaker (Four Driver) Design HAYWARD, CA – Magico, the Leader in High-Performance Loudspeaker Design and Manufacture, is pleased to announce the new S3 Mk II....
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A 'tour de force' is not only realised in the materials and manufacture of Magico's S3 but also in i...

DO YOU WANT THE BEST MUSIC FROM YOUR iPHONE etc - 2 TOTALY NEW CONCEPTS "IN-EAR" HEADPHONES HAVE ARRIVED FROM AUDEZE

The NEW - iSINE10 & iSINE 20 In-Ear Headphone - the iSINE 1 & 20 sound and look like no others, an innovative design without a care for the same old status quo of balanced armature or dynamic ...
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NZ$ 675.00 ea (incl. GST)
Audeze Headphones

Audeze’s goal is to re-create sound exactly as the artist intended.

NEW - iSINE10 In-Ear Headphone - the iSINE 10 sounds and looks like no others, an innovative design without a care for the same old status quo of balanced armature or dynamic driver designs. The Fluxo...
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Planar magnetic drivers for better dynamics and frequency responsePremium materials for style and du...
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EXTENDED REVIEW: Every now and then a company comes out with a “world first,” which is getting a lit...

Our NEW range of MAGICO S series speakers have arrived and available for audition - this is their 2nd to top-of-line model, the awesome S5 MkII

Pleased to report that we are receiving lots of very positive comments on our new range of the highly regarded MAGICO speakers. MAGICO'S technology is leading edge, you are aware of the difference as ...
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NZ$ 72,495.00 pr (incl. GST)
Magico

We create industrial “works of art” that simply out-perform any custom or commercially available speaker system in the world.

The new S5 Mk II silhouettes its predecessor however that is where any similarity ends. Significant performance enhancements are realised with the implementation of new and advanced transducer and enc...
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I thought i'd post a short review of the new Magico S5 Mk2 speakers which I have on order in beautif...

Our NEW range of MAGICO S series speakers have arrived and available for audition - this is their lovely S1 MkII

Pleased to report that we are receiving lots of very positive comments on our new range of the highly regarded MAGICO speakers. MAGICO'S technology is leading edge, you are aware as soon as you hear t...
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NZ$ 27,995.00 pr (incl. GST)
Magico

We create industrial “works of art” that simply out-perform any custom or commercially available speaker system in the world.

At first glance the S1 Mk II may appear similar to its predecessor. However, it is entirely redesigned, and incorporates distilled elements of our most recent and ground breaking engineering accomplis...
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This review has been a long time coming. I first laid eyes on the original Magico S1 in Las Veg...

NEW PRODUCT RELEASE FROM AYON - A PAIR OF LOVELY 45w MONO BLOCK AMPS

The Scorpio mono amplifiers very nicely fit the present Ayon's sound philosophy. It's an incredibly rich, dense performance of a warm character. Its dynamics is very high and powerful, low bass extrem...
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NZ$ 6,995.00 pr (incl. GST)
Ayon Audio

The Bugatti of Audio - according to highly respected TAS: The Absolute Sound magazine

NEW PRODUCT RELEASE - SCORPIO MONOS - “The entrance into real high-end mono vacuum tube amplification”. The Scorpio Mono represents a dramatic rethinking of economic vacuum tube based monobl...
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Full-featured vacuum tube mono power amplifierSwitchable between pentode and triode modeVacuum Tubes...

These AWESOME (how else can you describe them) CANTON REFERENCE K1 speakers have arrived at the showroom.

We 1st heard them at the Munich High-End Show in May, from that special experience we became the NZ Canton distributor.
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NZ$ 36,995.01 pr (incl. GST)
Canton speakers

CANTON VENTO & REFERENCE K series - "TIMELESS CREATIONS for ULTIMATE MUSICAL PLEASURE

SOLID CABINET DESIGNThe acoustically optimised cabinet with its organic curved baffle offers significantly improved dispersion characteristics. The solid construction of high quality 50 mm multi-layer...
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- 1x Ceramic dome Tweeter w/ one piece wave guide- 1x Ceramic / Tungsten Mid w/ triple-curved cone m...

NEW RANGE of the FAMOUS TANNOY SPEAKERS now in stock for you to enjoy

We are pleased to announce our appointment for the exclusive representation of the Highly Regarded TANNOY speakers. We will share their entry level Revolution XT range with 1 or 2 other HiFi reseller...
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NZ$ 34,995.01 pr (incl. GST)
Tannoy Speakers

Tannoy aims to lead the industry through concentrating on innovative, high performance products

Prestige GR - Gold Reference sereis - Over forty-five years on from the introduction of the world famous Monitor Gold Dual Concentric™ driver, Tannoy has launched a new benchmark loudspeaker rang...
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EXTENDED REVIEW: Not so long ago our office building was demolished, not by us playing too loud, but...

At last after a long wait we have finally received the sort after AURALIC Aries wireless Music Bridge, we now have a demo sample available for audition at our showroom.

The ARIES is unique in enabling DACs for the first time to stream high-resolution music quickly and wirelessly in virtually any sampling rate, including DSD, Double-Rate DSD and DXD.
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NZ$ 2,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
AURALic Audio

AURALiC, innovate technologies & inspire the music

 AURALiC Tesla Platform
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CommentsROB DThis is a contraption I’ve been waiting for. One more of its killer features (at least,...

darTZeel is proud to introduce it’s first integrated line amplifier with full digital streaming capabilities with 24/352.4 PCM / 2x DSD DAC. - available for demo

How about a totally unique, Powerful, High-End Intergarted Amp that will Stream music from a computer / NAS drive etc.  It's easy to use & extremely versatile - LISTENING IS BELIEVING......
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NZ$ 19,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
DarTZeel

one man’s uncompromising passion for music and its reproduction

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 en...
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EXTENDED REVIEW: You’ve got to hand it to darTZeel: the boutique Swiss brand barely registered in th...

Introducing the beautiful ACCUSTIC ARTS REFERENCE TUBE DAC, available for demo

An awesome DAC with hybrid tube technology that will add sparkle, texture and definition. The HiFi Journal - "Its ability to convey the texture and emotion of the music is breath taking". 
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NZ$ 16,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Accustic Arts

High-End from ACCUSTIC ARTS® is expected to sound natural and detailed,

The tube hybrid TUBE DAC II DA converter from ACCUSTIC ARTS® was introduced in 2007 and has since enjoyed a lot of success and received numerous awards. Now the converter has been fundamentally revise...
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Audiophile reference D/A-converter with a so called "tube hybrid" concept.Special and unique 2x 32Bi...
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EXTENDED REVIEW:When I set up the DRIVE II and the companion TUBE-DAC IISE from ACCUSTIC ARTS, a red...

ACCUSTIC ARTS beautiful CD Transport now in stock and available for demo

The ACCUSTIC ARTS Reference DRIVE-II design concept, the "PERFECT CD TRANSPORT" The DRIVE II is a CD transport of the absolute reference class and works according to the top-loader principle. The unit...
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NZ$ 15,995.01 ea (incl. GST)
Accustic Arts

High-End from ACCUSTIC ARTS® is expected to sound natural and detailed,

PERFECT CD TRANSPORTThe DRIVE II is a CD transport of the absolute reference class and works according to the top-loader principle. The unit is designed exclusively to play CDs, CD-Rs, CD-RWs in uncom...
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Audiophile reference CD transport in top-loader designHigh-Class CD mechanism (CD-Pro2LF) with heavy...
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EXTENDED REVIEW:When I set up the DRIVE II and the companion TUBE-DAC IISE from ACCUSTIC ARTS, a red...

Introducing to NZ market - AQUA La Scala MkII - a genuine reference tube DAC, utilising ladder rack technology

After reading the many outstanding reviews including a rare BLUEMOON Award from 6MOONS, we took the plunge, sight unseen and unheard, and we are delight to be able to acknowledge just how special this...
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NZ$ 9,495.00 ea (incl. GST)
AQUA

The Art of the Digital domain

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 w...
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Fully upgradeable asynchronous USB module with resolution up to 24 bit and 192 KHz, operates wi...
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EXTENDED REVIEW: after I'd reset our car's GPS from American to British English for a far sexier lad...

Introducing UBIQ MODEL ONE - a brand NEW name in HiIGH-END SPEAKERS to the AUDIOPHILE WORLD.

We discovered these unique speakers from out of Slovenia while at the at the Munich High-End show, you can see by their outstanding architectural design and unique qualities that Igor Kante, their cre...
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NZ$ 18,995.00 pr (incl. GST)
UBIQ Audio

for the connoisseur who knows and appreciates the live sound experience

NEW YEARS SPECIAL OFFER - 1/3 discount - The front baffle geometry and placement of the drivers were chosen with regard to the typical room conditions and corresponding acoustic demands. The woofer is...
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EXTENDED REVIEW:Before getting into details, let me say a few words about their creators. IGOR ...

Introducing HEGEL AUDIO from Norway - highly reviewed, competitively priced audiophile quality with a rich, dynamic presentation...

The the 1st componets in the range, their new H80 75w Integrated amp w/ USB input the 1st person to audion this amp bought it, there was no question, its unique at the price point, see the rave review...
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NZ$ 2,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Hegel Audio

Natural, Engaging, Dynamic musical experiance

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 output...
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EXTENDED REVIEW: Hegel products are minimalistic, but also full of innovative solutions. Their desig...

NEW PRODUCT RELEASE - ANTIPODES DS in house loaded with music ready to demo

The NEWEST ANTIPODES DS Music Server is our NEW entry-level model, using the same breakthrough core technology employed in our flagship DX. Powered by a specially designed external universal voltage S...
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NZ$ 2,950.00 ea (incl. GST)
Antipodes

HIGH-END AUDIO PRODUCT DESIGNS FOCUSED AROUND HOW THE HUMAN EAR ~ BRAIN ~ EMOTION SYSTEM WORKS

Digital playback systems must have precise timing for the resultant analog signal to be accurate. But the precision of the ‘clock’ used in a digital playback system is undermined if the digital signal...
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DS-HDD supplied standard 1TB HDDUPGRADE to 2TB HDD additional - $150UPGRADE to 4TB HDD additional - ...
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EXTENDED REVIEW: You don’t what you’ve got till it’s gone. Fortunately, that which is gone I never w...

The NEWEST Integrated Amplifier designed by Junichi Yamazaki of Triode Corp-Japan is in store ready to audition..

Our lovely NRE TRV-88SER 45w Integrated Amp now features: M/M phono stage, Remote and a Headphone Amp  and the price has dropped to $2995, so now you can by Japanies design and quality at a very ...

CLEARAUDIO PRESENTS THE NEW "CONCEPT WOOD” turntable, now in stock,

Clearaudio's original Concept delivered an elegantly styled turntable package featuring a level of groundbreaking technology usually only found in high-end turntables, combining plug-and-play simplici...
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NZ$ 2,500.00 ea (incl. GST)
Clearaudio

"Take the best and make it better, only then is it just good enough." Peter Suchy

“Ready to play…” The Clearaudio Concept is a new complete analog package that comes fully set-up so you can start listening to music right out of the box. This is a beautiful turntable/tonearm/cartrid...
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Multi-layer wood chassisExcellent value for money Concept M/M cartridgeHighest quality music pl...
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EXTENDED REVIEW: For me, the analog versus digital debate is similar to one in the wine world, where...

Due to arrive soon as part of our NEW HIGH-END range from ACCUSTIC ARTS from Germany is their Beautiful REFERENCE TUBE PRE-II Mk2 fully balanced hybrid preamplfier

This preamp is a natural match with ACCUSTIC ARTS REFERENCE, AMP-II 260w and ULTRA AMP-II 600w Stereo Power amps and their elegant MONO-II 300w Mono Block amps and you can be confident it will also pl...
AA 25 PA REFPRE
NZ$ 16,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Accustic Arts

High-End from ACCUSTIC ARTS® is expected to sound natural and detailed,

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 numb...
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TUBE PREAMP II – MK2 highlights:Audiophile reference preamplifier with a so called “tube hybrid” con...
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EXTENDED REVIEW:ACCUSTIC ARTS - Tube PreAmp ll Mk2 and Amp ll Mk 2 review - Part One Tube PreAmp ll ...

Having been so impressed with our trial shipment of HIgh-End audio gear from ACCUSTIC ARTS from Germany we have placed an order for their highly reviewed 260w Stereo power amp.

ACCUSTIC ARTS® stands for ACCUrate acouSTIC ARTS, which means “the correct art of sound”.
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NZ$ 21,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Accustic Arts

High-End from ACCUSTIC ARTS® is expected to sound natural and detailed,

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 ...
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Dual-mono reference power amplifier with completely isolated power supply for each amplifier channel...
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EXTENDED REVIEW:ACCUSTIC ARTS - Tube PreAmp ll Mk2 and Amp ll Mk2 combo review - Part Two – The...

Our 2nd pair of these unique, hand made speakers in beautiful "Makassar" have arrived and now available for audition

One of the reasons I invested in the Brodmann brand of speakers was in part because outside the hi-fi world the people who are buying these speakers are those like, Conductors, Piano players, Singers,...
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NZ$ 26,993.96 pr (incl. GST)
Brodmann

"Simply Achieve Perfection"

Brodmann's largest Vienna Classic line floor standing loudspeaker. Two-way system with two treble speakers, four bass drivers /mid-range speakers and two Acoustic Sound Boards.
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Brodmann loudspeakers – the philosophyBrodmann has been very successful since 1828 in the world of h...
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Bernd Frühauf I am very glad that there are other audio enthusiasts who are fascinated by the B...

Our 1st pair of these beautiful, highly acclaimed speakers in stunning "Mappa Burl" have arrived and now available for audition

In this price class, which has historically represented the tipping point between high-end sound and ultra high-end sound, I thought three speakers stood head and shoulders above their peers, The Acou...
AZ06 SF CRES
NZ$ 37,995.00 pr (incl. GST)
Acoustic Zen

"Music No Compromise"

The incredible Acoustic Zen Crescendo speakers, Full Range, tight realistic sounding 20hz bass, 90db efficiency, tube friendly design-run great on 20 watt 845 tube SET's, and excellent on high power q...
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Design: 3 way TRANSMISSION LINE Tweeter:   1x” custom Horn loaded RIBBON Midrange: 2x...
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ReviewsMay 2015: AXPONA Gold Show Awards published in AV ShowroomsMay 2015: AXPO...