There’s one place in Auckland where you can check out a selection of esoteric, and mostly stylishly European, sound gear: Audio Reference. GARY STEEL visits its new Devonport showroom and auditions the magical Magico S3 MkII speakers.
Leben’s lovely valve amps have a new NZ distributor.
NAD’s legendary 3020 integrated amplifier is reborn for the digital age in the form of the D3020, as reviewed here by Ashley Kramer
Andrew Baker reviews a killer valve amplifier from Ekco, a little known brand with a long history. He likes it. A lot!
Ashley Kramer reviews Rogue Audio’s Metis Magnum preamplifier
Kramer reveals more disturbed audio thinking as he proposes simplicity in his audio system
Gary Pearce reviews the Kiwi made Perreaux Audiant 80i integrated amplifier
An interesting listening session on Gary Steel’s system, with a StereoKnight TVC in place
Ashley Kramer reviews the rather amazing StereoKnight Silverstone Balance transformer volume control
Wadia’s tiny 151PowerDac Mini digital integrated amplifier reviewed by Ashley Kramer
Kramer musing on the state of the integrated amplifier
ATC’s powerhouse SIA2-150 integrated amplifier reviewed by Ashley Kramer