A note about all selections: prices are valid at time of review unless otherwise indicated. In any event, please check with your retailer or the manufacturer for current pricing. Since the reviews of these products were written, some products have been discontinued or revised.

:: Preamplifiers ::

Aurum Acoustics Integris CDP CD Player/Preamplifier
Full Review by Doug Schneider - 9/2006
Full Review by Marc Mickelson - 9/2006
Price: $12,000 USD
Published in SoundStage! A/V and SoundStage!

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Ayre Acoustics K-1xe Preamplifier
Follow-up Review by Marc Mickelson - 5/2006
Price: $6750 USD (remote control adds $250)
Published in SoundStage!

Einstein The Tube Preamplifier
Full Review by Marc Mickelson - 4/2006
Price: $13,850 USD
Published in SoundStage!

Audio Research Reference 3 Preamplifier
Full Review by Marc Mickelson - 2-3/2006
Price: $9995 USD
Published in SoundStage!

Rogue Audio Metis Preamplifier
Full Review by Vade Forrester - 1/2006
Price: $995 USD; $1095 with remote control
Published in SoundStage!

:: Amplifiers ::

Conrad-Johnson Premier 350 Stereo Amplifier
Full Review by Marc Mickelson - 12/2006
Price: $9500 USD
Published in SoundStage!

Belles 350A Reference Stereo Amplifier
Full Review by Doug Blackburn - 11/2006
Price: $3995 USD per pair
Published in SoundStage!

Atma-Sphere M-60 Mk III Mono Amplifiers
Full Review by Tim Aucremann - 6/2006
Price: $5350 USD per pair
Published in SoundStage!

Ayre Acoustics V-1xe Stereo Amplifier
Follow-up Review by Marc Mickelson - 5/2006
Price: $9000 USD
Published in SoundStage!

Blue Circle Audio BC208 Mono Amplifiers
Full Review by Marc Mickelson - 5/2006
Price: $24,995 USD per pair
Published in SoundStage!

:: Loudspeakers ::

Dynaudio Focus 110 Loudspeakers
Full Review by Sid Vootla - 12/2006
Price: $1400 USD per pair
Published in SoundStage!

Verity Audio Sarastro Loudspeakers
Full Review by Frank Peraino - 11/2006
Price: $34,995 USD per pair
Published in SoundStage!

Energy Reference Connoisseur RC-70 Loudspeakers
Full Review by Philip Beaudette - 11/2006
Price: $2000 USD per pair
Published in SoundStage!

Magnepan MG20.1 Loudspeakers
Full Review by Marc Mickelson - 8-9/2006
Price: $12,500 USD per pair
Published in SoundStage!

Focus Audio Signature FS68SE Loudspeakers
Full Review by Doug Schneider - 3/2006
Price: $2050 USD per pair
Published in SoundStage! A/V

Energy Reference Connoisseur RC-10 Loudspeakers
Full Review by S. Andrea Sundaram - 1/2006
Price: $550 USD per pair
Published in SoundStage!

:: Digital Sources ::

Slim Devices Transporter Network Music Player
Full Review by Doug Schneider - 12/2006
Price: $1999 USD
Published in SoundStage! A/V

Aurum Acoustics Integris CDP CD Player/Preamplifier
Full Review by Doug Schneider - 9/2006
Full Review by Marc Mickelson - 9/2006
Price: $12,000 USD
Published in SoundStage! A/V and SoundStage!

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Esoteric P-03 CD/SACD Transport and D-03 Digital-to-Analog Converter
Full Review by Marc Mickelson - 6/2006
Price: $13,200 USD each
Published in SoundStage!

Esoteric X-01 Limited CD/SACD Player
Follow-up Review by Marc Mickelson - 3/2006
Price: $13,500 USD
Published in SoundStage!

Ayre Acoustics C-5xe Universal Audio Player
Full Review by Marc Mickelson - 3/2006
Price: $5950 USD
Published in SoundStage!

Esoteric UX-3 Universal Audio/Video Player
Full Review by Jeff Fritz - 2/2006
Price: $8500 USD
Published in SoundStage!

:: Interconnects & Speaker Cables ::

Crystal Cable CrystalConnect Ultra Interconnects and CrystalSpeak Ultra Speaker Cables
Full Review by Marc Mickelson - 11/2006
Prices: Interconnects, $3250 USD per one-meter pair; speaker cables, $6750 per eight-foot pair
Published in SoundStage!

:: Headphones & Related ::

HeadRoom Total BitHead Headphone Amplifier
Follow-Up Review by John Crossett - 10/2006
Price: $199 USD
Published in SoundStage!

AKG K701 Headphones
Full Review by Vade Forrester - 7/2006
Price: $399 USD
Published in SoundStage!

:: Turntables & Related ::

Audio Research PH7 Phono Stage
Full Review by Tim Aucremann - 12/2006
Price: $5995 USD
Published in SoundStage!

Aqvox Phono 2 CI Phono Stage
Full Review by Jason Thorpe - 6/2006
Price: $900 USD
Published in SoundStage!

:: Complete Systems ::

Aurum Acoustics Integris CDP/Active 300B Audio System
Full Review by Doug Schneider - 10/2006
$42,000 USD (CD player/preamp, speakers, speaker cables, amplifier)
Published in SoundStage!

:: Power Cords & Power Conditioners ::

Shunyata Research Anaconda Helix Alpha and Anaconda Helix Vx Power Cords
Follow-up Review by Marc Mickelson - 11/2006
Prices: Anaconda Helix Alpha, $1995 USD per six-foot length; Anaconda Helix Vx, $2195 per six-foot length
Published in SoundStage!

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:: System Accessories & Various ::

Logitech Harmony 880 Universal Remote Control
Full Review by Marc Mickelson - 10/2006
Price: $249 USD
Published in SoundStage! A/V

Silent Running Audio Ohio Class XL Plus2 Equipment Platform
Follow-Up Review by Marc Mickelson - 2/2006
Price: $1000-$3000 USD depending on size and complexity
Published in SoundStage!

 



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