New toys

NEW RELEASE - EAT FORTISSIMO-S turntable with new 400mm, 22+ kg platter w/brass inserts

The standard EAT FORTE-S turntable has been a succesful turntable for us gaining many admirers, however we were simply amazed at the the significant step-up the new FORTISSIMO-S upgrade bought to our ...
ET 13 TT FOS MJ5
SPECIAL PRICE: NZ$ 15,595.00 ea (incl. GST)
Original: NZ$ 20,595.00 (incl. GST)
Saving: NZ$ 5,000.00 (incl. GST)
EAT Tubes

a better product for high requirements of exclusive audiophiles

EAT FORTISSIMO-S PLATTER
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TONEARM: Morch DP-8 Anisotropic 12" tonearm Chrome w red dot armtube + 1.2m cable RCACARTRIDGE:...

AUDIO MUSIC AMR-S Passive Preamplifier now in stock

The AUDIO MUSIC AMR-S is a fully transformer-balanced input to output design. the standard transformer windings are copper but special edition silver versions are available.
AM 01 PA RS
SPECIAL PRICE: NZ$ 2,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Original: NZ$ 3,995.00 (incl. GST)
Saving: NZ$ 1,000.00 (incl. GST)
AM Audio

Audio Music offers a unique high-end musical experience which we wish to share with like minded music lovers

Why A Passive Magnetic Preamplifier?Entry level Passive Preamplifiers usually refer to resistive passives which suffer impedance mismatches and concomitant frequency response aberrations depending on ...
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Totally Passive design with zero distortion and no compromise.True balanced input/output design with...
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2018-HIFI WIGWAM2017-R-T3 ULTIMA2016-hifi pigMichael Fremer's blogR-T1 review in hifi+National Audio...

I am really excited about our new brand NORMA from Italy - introducing their beautiful REVO-IPA 140 Integrated amp.

"This is an amplifier that I could see people using with loudspeakers costing £20k (NZ$25,000/pr) or more without it showing itself up"..... Alan Sircom - HiFi Plus
NA 25 IA REV140B
NZ$ 11,995.01 ea (incl. GST)
Norma Audio

NORMA AUDIO’s target is to utilise Technique, Science & Art to create products that reflect NORMA “musical reproduction”.

The Norma Revo IPA-140 integrated amplifier represents a definitive choice for amplification. Its high power (140W/8Ohm) and the ability to drive the most demanding speakers, make it an extr...
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- Extreme low noise, high speed schematic topology and wide band  ( >2 MHz ).- High current ...
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REVIEW: There are a lot of audio products at all prices out there. Some of them, let’s be honest, do...

Arriving soon our new brand and award winning NORMA - REVO IPA-70 integrated amp

"I don't know of another amp in this price bracket that can convey music so beautifully and truthfully" ....... Terry.
NA 20 IA REV70B
NZ$ 7,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Norma Audio

NORMA AUDIO’s target is to utilise Technique, Science & Art to create products that reflect NORMA “musical reproduction”.

HiFi CLASS REVIEW RATING:Sound quality - 5 STARS Quality / Price - 5 STARS
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- Extreme low noise and high speed schematic topology.- Wide band ( >1 MHz ).- High current MOS-F...
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Italian renaissance If this integrated amplifier is anything to go by, Chris Ward reckons we can exp...

NEW VPI TURNABLE BRAND ON BOARD

We've been invited to sell the highly regarded VPI turntables To kick things off we have bought in VPI's new high-end ,direct drive model thats already gaining a lot of praise.
VP 06 TT HW40
NZ$ 29,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
VIP Turntables
Designing VPI's Next Generation Direct Drive Motor Technology Designing a new turntable to celebrate VPI's 40th anniversary provided VPI an opportunity to update the direct drive motor technology to i...
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Fatboy Anniversary TonearmNordost Reference WireDirect Drive MotorNew VTA Base on the FlyDustcover I...

KRELL K300 - among the best audiophile amplifiers available.

"Krell Performance is as always, not only with endless power, but also has a balance in sound staging and performance that places it among the best audiophile amplifiers available. this is a real all-...
KL 03 IA K300D
SPECIAL PRICE: NZ$ 8,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Original: NZ$ 15,959.00 (incl. GST)
Saving: NZ$ 6,964.00 (incl. GST)
Krell

The Leader in Audio Engineering

Renowned American amp brand, Krell Industries, has just unleashed the K-300i Integrated Amplifier .Krell made an impact with their KAV-300i integrated amplifier in 1999. Today, they are hoping that th...
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When it comes to high-end solid-state amps, no manufacturer is more revered or influential than Conn...
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REVIEW: You’ve seen it many times in the movies. A prodigal son, or a lone cowboy, or a legendary wa...
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"Yes, it is in the upper price bracket. On the other hand, when will I own a Picasso painting? K-300...

HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE THE ARRIVAL OF OUR 2nd NEW SPEAKER BRAND - FYNE AUDIO, the shipment has landed (4 pallet loads).

FYNE is a NEW BRAND only 2yrs old, the core team of 5 came out of the old Tannoy group after it was taken over by the Chinese. Within such a short time they have developed brand new single point coaxi...
SINGLE POINT SOURCE DRIVER TECHNOLOGY (coaxial) loudspeakers from Scotland.
Quick Intro: 
Specialising if contemporary designed SINGLE POINT SOURCE DRIVER TECHNOLOGY (coaxial) loudspeakers. WE MAY BE A NEW NAME IN AUDIO BUT…when you invest in a pair of FYNE AUDIO loudspeakers, you’ll be pleased to know that the development of each product has been undertaken by an enthusiastic and experienced team who have been in the loudspeaker business for very many years. At every level of the design process, be it acoustic know-how, mechanical engineering, choice of materials or manufacturing expertise, our loudspeakers have been tuned to offer best in class performance.

OUR 1st NEW SPEAKER BRAND, THE WONDERFUL - AUDIO SOLUTIONS SPEAKERS have arrive at the showroom:

Our 1st shipment of Audio Solutions speakers have arrived and I've got to admit unpacking them and plugging them into systems for the 1st time was a heart in the mouth moment but thankfully big smiles...
LOUDSPEAKERS - an Extensive range of Award Wining speakers starting at Accessible Prices all the way up to the Elite class with Exclusive finish options, created in Lithuania
Quick Intro: 
THE STORY Owned and founded in 2011 by a talented speaker engineer Gediminas Gaidelis, AudioSolutions speakers are produced and manufactured in Vilnius, Lithuania (EU). PERFECTION Development of these fine speakers is a true challenge. We combine laws of physics with design, manufacturing stability and customers' needs to make perfect speakers. Every smallest part is hand crafted and inspected for any flaws. BEHIND Years of hard work and research are hidden behind this revealing short name - not only in the realm of achieving ideal sonic abilities, but also in practical realisation of pioneering ideas. AudioSolutions steps firmly into High-End territory

Reporting back on our NEW FYNE F702 speakers....

AWESOME is probably a good start, with only 3 days burn-in time (it still very early days) but the promise we heard on the 1st play has blossomed out immensely.  These are speaker that are alive,...

I've set up our NEW BABY FYNE F301 stand mtg / bookshelf speakers in the showroom.

It's fun watching clients reaction when I ask them to take a seat and have a quick listen, because of their size they are always rather sceptical to start off with but as soon as they hear these babie...

HEGEL H590 WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS

TOP 100 AUDIO PRODUCTS of 20 years:HiFi+ Magazine in the UK celebrates their 20th anniversary this year and took the time to pick the TOP 100 audio products for the last 20 years.We are really proud t...
HL 12 IA H590
NZ$ 17,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Hegel Audio

Natural, Engaging, Dynamic musical experience

"The Norwegian brand’s latest amp is not just its most powerful integrated, but comes complete with network audio capability. Is this the ultimate one-box amp solution?" Review: Andrew Everard - HiFi ...
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Computer SupportApple WalkthroughUbuntu WalkthroughFinding network device on MacFinding network devi...
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H590 ReviewsAudio Technique (Hong Kong)Darko.AudioHi-Fi Review (Hong Kong)Hi-Fi Review Interview (Ho...

"All I can say is WOW! I have never, and I repeat never, in over 30 years of professional audio sales and system design, heard a solid state product like this before.

We are expecting to receive one of the 1st shipemnts of the awsome NEW KRELL K-300i Digital Integrated amps in the next few days, going by the 1st intial review it look slike we will soon have somethi...
KL 03 IA K300D
SPECIAL PRICE: NZ$ 8,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Original: NZ$ 15,959.00 (incl. GST)
Saving: NZ$ 6,964.00 (incl. GST)
Krell

The Leader in Audio Engineering

Renowned American amp brand, Krell Industries, has just unleashed the K-300i Integrated Amplifier .Krell made an impact with their KAV-300i integrated amplifier in 1999. Today, they are hoping that th...
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When it comes to high-end solid-state amps, no manufacturer is more revered or influential than Conn...
Review: 
REVIEW: You’ve seen it many times in the movies. A prodigal son, or a lone cowboy, or a legendary wa...
Awards: 
"Yes, it is in the upper price bracket. On the other hand, when will I own a Picasso painting? K-300...

NEW TOY - MAG-LEV AUDIO Levitating turntable in stock.... "Wow"

How is this for something right out there that still sounds great....the NEW MAG-LEV Audio's ML1 Turntable visually enhances the experience of listening to vinyl records by levitating the platter. By ...

NEW RANGE WISLON BENESCH Circle 25 Anniversary turntable addd to our line up

WB 60 TT C25
NZ$ 4,250.00 ea (incl. GST)
Wilson Benesch

The FUTURE is CARBON

In any design, ultimate high performance can only be attained when all the components have been optimised to work in harmony. Following this philosophy Wilson Benesch have taken all design and manufac...
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POLYOXYMETHYLENE CHASSISPolyoxymethylene (POM) is a high-grade engineering polymer that exhibit...
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EXTENDED REVIEW: Since I actually use this players spiritual grandfather as my long time reference, ...

NEW RELEASE - AURALIC Vega "State-of-the-Art" DAC / PRE has arrived

Designed to Innovate, Engineered to Perform

NEW RELEASE - AURALiC Aries G2 "State-of-the-Art" wireless Music Streamer transport has arrived

Designed to Innovate, Engineered to PerformYears in the making, G2 is the culmination of exhaustive R&D striving to create a new, holistic approach to digital music that pushes the boundaries of s...

LIKING THESE NEW TANNOY LEGACY CHEVIOT SPEAKERS

Fired up the new TANNOY LEGACY - CHEVIOT speakers with our AYON CD35 tube SACD player and AYON Triton 120w tube integrated amp in our showroom, I was impressed right from the start.
TY 16 SF CHEVIOT
NZ$ 13,995.01 pr (incl. GST)
Tannoy Speakers

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

Following the recently revived Prestige range, Tannoy is now bringing three models from its original Legacy series back to life. If you hark back to the era of flared trousers, Saturday Night Fever&nb...
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- Heritage 2 way floor-standing loudspeaker based on famous HPD design for large sized rooms - ...
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If Michael J. Fox went back to a 70s recording studio he would have been KO’d by the sound of Tannoy...

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.
DN 01 TT H2
NZ$ 51,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Dohmann

WHERE PASSION MEETS TECHNOLOGY

Mark identified the specific challenges of designing a new benchmark turntable and then explored what technologies exist in the world that address these challenges. After investigating solutions used ...
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The Helix Two incorporates the following technologies:State-of-the-art custom designed Swiss manufac...
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As a dealer you work with good equipment day in day out. It’s actually easy to become a bit blasé ab...

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.
MA 12 SF S3 CA
NZ$ 55,995.00 pr (incl. GST)
Magico

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

INDUSTRY AWARDS HANDED OUT TO S3:The Absolute Sound   Editor’s Choice Award: S3 MkIIThe Absolute Sound  Product of the Year, Floor Standing Loudspeakers: S3 Mk IIThe Absolute Sound...
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Magico, the leader in high performance loudspeaker design and manufacture, is pleased to announce th...

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 ...
MA 13 SF S5 CO
NZ$ 85,995.00 pr (incl. GST)
Magico

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

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EXTENDED REVIEW: Some Magico loudspeaker systems have not been to everyone’s taste, partly because m...

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...
MA 11 SF S1 CA
NZ$ 32,995.00 pr (incl. GST)
Magico

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

“The S1 sounds sublime. The baby Magicos nailed the timbre of everything I heard through them. Male vocals and female vocals had a full-bodied, three-dimensional quality about them that just sounded r...
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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...

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.

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...
TY 21 SF GR KEN
NZ$ 29,995.00 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...

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......
DZ 01 IA LHC208
NZ$ 34,500.00 ea (incl. GST)
DarTZeel

Passion for Sound "The human being himself, to the extent that he makes sound use of his senses, is the most exact physical apparatus that can exist."

LHC-208 - The LHC-208 is an integrated amplifier, network player and ultra-high-resolution digital converter in one modern and elegant chassis. darTZeel has opened up a new world of digital audio rep...
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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". 
AA 08 DC RDAC
NZ$ 20,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Accustic Arts

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

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
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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...
AA 09 CD RDRIVE
NZ$ 22,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Accustic Arts

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

NEW UPGRADED MODEL RELEASED LATE 2019PERFECT 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 exclusivel...
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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...

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...
HL 07 IA H90
NZ$ 2,995.00 ea (incl. GST)
Hegel Audio

Natural, Engaging, Dynamic musical experience

The H90 provides the most dynamic 60 watts per channel sound you have ever heard, and comes with a set of features that add value and flexibility. In the Hegel H90 we included network streaming, Apple...
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Computer SupportApple WalkthroughUbuntu WalkthroughFinding network device on MacFinding network devi...
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EXTENDED REVIEW: Hegel products are minimalistic, but also full of innovative solutions. Their desig...

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...
CL 16 TT CONW MM
SPECIAL PRICE: NZ$ 2,250.00 ea (incl. GST)
Original: NZ$ 3,250.00 (incl. GST)
Saving: NZ$ 1,000.00 (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 12 PA RPRE
NZ$ 22,995.00 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: A bloody busy year so far, with much more to go. One of the projects that I took on...

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”.
AA 13 AS RAMP
NZ$ 31,995.00 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 4 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: From the outside, it’s hard to distinguish the new AMP II Mk3 version of the Accust...

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,...
BM 11 VC7 B
NZ$ 28,995.00 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...