Recommended Components

Abyss Headphones
THESE ARE OUR REFERENCE HEADPHONES..Abyss Headphones came about from the need for a superior way to listen to music. From the very first note you will hear musicians and instruments in a whole new way! This unit is of the 1266, non-Phi variety!
$4199 FLOOR SAMPLE
Astell & Kern AK500N The Ultimate MQS Network Audio Player
The AK500N is the first desktop network audio product from Astell&Kern that truly combines advanced digital technology with analog sound. RETAIL $8900 1TB
$8900.00
Audeze LCD-3 Reference Planar Magnetic Headphones
This is the Amazing LCD-3 Planar that we all know and love!
$1945.00
Audio Physic Avantera Plus
"It should be obvious that the Audio Physic Avanteras easily earn my highest recommendation for all three types of listeners—“absolute sound,” “fidelity to mastertapes,” and “as you like it.” Beautifully engineered, beautifully built, and beautiful to hear, they offer a startling amount of the transparency and lifelike realism of the very best dynamic speakers I’ve heard—and are arguably better blended than several of those paragons." Jonathan Valin-The Absolute Sound
$25,000
Audiovector QR 1
This delightful bookshelf monitor has amazing imaging, detail, and resolution, at an entry-level price point that will astound those looking for a captivating set of speakers at incredible value. The QR 1's also have the second-to-none build quality we have come to expect from Denmark.
$1099.00
Audiovector SR 1 Avantgarde Arrete
Wow! This Beautiful Compact Bookshelf is the Upgraded version of the SR 1 Signature which we already LOVE! and remember that with Audiovector you can always upgrade your loudspeakers simply by bringing them to us and for the price difference plus shipping they rebuild them for you with the Upgraded parts!!!
$4999
Audiovector SR 1 Signature
The monitors in their high-end SR line, these Signature models offer stunningly present and detailed sound in a compact and gorgeous package. and remember that with Audiovector you can always upgrade your loudspeakers simply by bringing them to us and for the price difference plus shipping they rebuild them for you with the Upgraded parts!!!
$2800.00
Audiovector SR 6 Avantgarde Arrete
This wonderful and high performing loudspeaker from Danish Audiovector is the top of their SR line, melding wonderful design and craftsmanship with ultimate sound quality. The SR 6 has incredible resolution and imaging, with a very controlled and dynamic low-end.
$22000.00
Bel Canto Black ACI600 Integrated Amplifier
Brilliant All-In-One HiFi..AMP, PREAMP,PHONO, MUSIC SERVER,DAC...ALL STATE OF THE ART! Not an inexpensive piece until you consider all it does!
$24999.00
Benz Micro Phono Cartridges
Switzerland's Benz Micro makes very refined cartridges at most every price point from very affordable to rather pricey. The continued evolution of the Benz cartridge line and the culmination of years of research and manufacturing refinements, the S Class incorporates new materials, advancements in moving coil and suspension design, and upgraded styli on the Benz Swiss hand-made moving coils. Stereophile Recommended Components The Absolute Sound 2008 Editors' Choice Award Winner
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BHK Signature Pre-Amplifier (tube hybrid)
This is a Brilliant American made 2 channel preamp! A great match for PSAudio Amps but also a Great match for most amps!
$5999.00
Charisma Audio Reference -1 Moving Coil Cartridge
Fantastic Moving Coil..Very Musical!
$1975.00
Chord Dave DAC
Chord Electronics has launched its most advanced DAC to date.Given the acronym DAVE, Chord''s latest-generation digital-to-analogue convertor features the very best conversion technology available, using proprietary techniques never seen before. OUR REFERENCE DAC!
$11288.00
Clearaudio Innovation Compact Wood w/ Magnify Arm
The Innovation Compact Wood is based on the technology of the Innovation Wood (a TAS Golden Ear winner), but uses a single plinth without the stainless steel sub-platter!
$10000.00
Clearaudio Phono Cartridges
clearaudio is Germany's premier turntable and cartridge manufacturer. They make exceptionally warm and detailed sounding cartridges at all price points. Stereophile Recommended Components Absolute Sound 2013 Phono Cartridge of the Year!! for the Maestro v2 Ebony
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DALI Fazon LCR
MOTIF LCR is a versatile loudspeaker, which fits a modern lifestyle, where high performance and a compact form factor is in quest.
$695.00
DALI Zensor 1
Making sense! That’s what ZENSOR 1 is up to, packing as much legacy and music as possible into a slim and compact bookshelf speaker cabinet that you can carry home under your arm.
$395.00
DLS Sweden Flatbox XL On-Wall Loudspeakers
These inexpensive on-walls set a new standard for value in on-wall speakers.
$999.00
Dynaudio Confidence C1 Platinum
The most refined and best sounding Confidence C1 ever
$8750.00
EAT C-Sharp Turntable w/ Ortofon Quintet Cartridge
European Audio Team wants to offer tables with the maximum of technology and Performance but still elegant looking.
$3500.00
EAT E-Flat Turntable w/ Ortofon Quintet Cartridge
At under $5K for this complete Turntable Package it is nearly impossible to beat.
$4999.00
ELAC 4 Pi Plus.2
There are tweaks - and then there are necessities. After spending substantial time with this 'tweak', we've all begun to think of it as the latter thing - and it's easy to demonstrate the difference. Alongside it's adjustable settings, which allow it to conform to tastes and loudspeaker variables - it's just an amazing way to open up a grain-free window and let all the air in the recording back into the reproduction. An absolutely marvelous, must-hear upgrade!
$2999.00
ENIGMAcoustics Sopranino Supertweeter
For those who've never experienced the benefits of a super-tweeter in their stereo system, it is a complete revelation. It's not just the addition of more air, more microdynamic details - it's the enrichment and refinement of the entire top-end of your reproduction, drastically altering and improving the entire context of your music.
$5500.00
Final Audio Design Sonorous VIII
Reference Headphones from a Brilliant Japanese Manufacture!
$2999.00
Funk Firm Little Super Deck
The Funk Firm, as a company, is the resurrection of the principal designer and guiding force behind Pink Triangle, Arthur Khoubesserian a legend in turntable design. This little compact sings!! ......Get funky!
$2495.00
Harmonic Resolution Systems Damping Plates
The HRS damping plates add mass to lighter components while damping harmful internal and external resonances. They work exceptionally well when used with the Nimbus and Coupler feet. Their improvements are EASILY demonstrable. Come in and let us show you.
from $134 each
Harmonic Resolution Systems Nimbus Spacers and Couplers
We are so amazed by this product and frankly all of Mike Latvis' isolation and resonance damping devices. They're tweaks that satisfy even the non-tweaky folks. Come in for a demo and be somewhere between mildly surprised to downright floored by the MUSICAL improvements HRS products impart on a system or component.
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HiFiMan HE1000 V2
What Do $3000 Headphones Sound Like? HiFiMAN Will Answer That with HE1000 Planar Magnetic Headphones.... AWESOME!!!
$2999.00
HRS MXR & SXR Equipment Rack Systems
"A lot of equipment -- much of it good and a good deal of it better than that -- has graced my listening room since Mike Latvis… of Harmonic Resolution Systems came to my home several months ago…. Still, at the end of the review cycle, almost all of them have gone back from whence they came. Not so the HRS equipment rack; it's not going anywhere. In fact, as soon as I can scrape together the money, I intend to purchase another.” (HRS Audio Stand Selected as Product of the Year.) Jules Coleman 6moons October 2004
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iFi Micro iPhono 2
A small very high quality phono preamp with features unheard of at this price point.
$499.00
JL Audio f110 Powered Subwoofer
It has arrived! The long-awaited 10-inch subwoofer from JL Audio is here, and if the big boys were too much for your space (or budget), these little brothers are a perfect option.
$2400.00
JL Audio f112 Powered Subwoofer
“The JL Audio Fathom is of reference quality and a benchmark by which all other subwoofers can be judged.” – Robert Harley, The Perfect Vision, Feb. 2007 An AVSF Recommended Component. The Absolute Sound 2008 Editors' Choice Award Winner
$3200.00
JL Audio f113 Powered Subwoofer
"The JL Audio Fathom f113 is the single best A/V product I have experienced. The improvement it made to my home-theater system was stunning. I’ve never heard better." Many people have commented on those two lines from my October 2006 review, accusing me of loving the f113 a little "too much." My advice to you is to go and hear it; then you will understand why it is the 2006 Home Theater & Sound Product of the Year." – Randall Smith, Home Theater & Sound An AVSF Recommended Component. The Absolute Sound 2008 Editors' Choice Award Winner...Stereophile 2007 Loudspeaker of the Year Runner-Up
$4000.00
Lyra Moving Coil Phono Cartridges
Beautiful, musical, exciting, detailed, rich....stop me!! Simply awesome. AVSF's current reference cartridges. They make you want to dance! Stereophile Recommended Components The Absolute Sound 2008 Editors' Choice Award Winner
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Margules Audio SF220r Pre-Amplifier
The SF220 stereo preamplifier is the control center of the musical system, capable of extracting the best of any power amplifier. It combines the superior sound of the tube circuitry with innovative technologies, thus producing an effortless, natural and dynamic sound. RETAIL: $3400
$1,499 USED; $2,499 FLOOR SAMPLE
Margules Audio U280SC Black Power Amplifier
The U280SC Black high end tube amplifier, with over 20 years of evolution, is positioned as a sonic reference thanks to its ability to produce a sweet, lively natural sound, full of detail, richness and precision. Its full Class A, adjustments free design, has turned it into a favorite in the demanding audiophile community for its abilities to drive a wide variety of loudspeakers.
$5999.00
MICROMEGA MyDac
"Every so often a high-end audio product comes along that shatters the price-to-performance ratio we've come to expect in a category." Robert Hartley The Absolute Sound Retail $399
$399
Millennium Carbon CD Mat
The Audio Vision Carbon Fibre CD Damper
$119.00
Millennium Carbon LP Mat
"The M-LP and Silentor offer a lively presentation whose focus, the sense that instruments and performers are sharply defined and delineated from each other, is their most obvious contribution. With each LP, instrumental lines were easier to follow, and the recording's sonic thumbprint was more distinct."...Marc Mickelson, Soundstage
$349.00
Naim 555PS DR Power Supply
Designed to power their amazing CD555, the 555PS can also impart a gigantic sonic improvement upon their CDS3, CDS2, CDX2 and CDX players.
$10200.00
Naim NAP 500-DR Power Amplifier
If you want to know what we (and frankly man, others out there) consider our to be our reference, well then, look no further! Amazing. There's nothing quite like Naim's 500 series "reference" products. AVSF TOP 10 COMPONENTS
$33995.00
Naim UnitiServe SSD
Where do you store your CD collection? On shelves? In a cupboard? Sometimes scattered, on the floor? With UnitiServe-SSD, every CD you own can be stored, catalogued and ready to play at the press of a key, the click of a mouse or the touch of an iPhone.
$4595.00
Nordost Audio Interconnects
Famous for their delicacy and transparency. Their Valhalla interconnect and speaker cable is still considered by many to be the best available. Stereophile Recommended Component The Absolute Sound 2008 Editors' Choice Award Winner
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Nordost Odin & Odin2 Supreme Reference Cables
Odin has arrived! “If you are looking for a fairly subtle improvement from Odin you'll be wrong. The differences are massive.” -Alvin Gold Hi-Fi Choice, The Collection 2007
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Nordost Power Cables
In addition to their stellar speaker cables and interconnects, Nordost makes a wide range of great power cables for all kinds of applications!
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Nordost Quantum Resonant Technology
Each QX unit contains an array of QRT field generators (two in the QX2, four in the twice as powerful QX4) that act to alleviate the impact of poor quality mains power on your sensitive electronics, limiting RFI and timing errors associated with the AC line.
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Nordost Speaker Cables
Famous for their delicacy and transparency. Their Valhalla interconnect and speaker cable is still considered by many to be the best available. Stereophile Recommended Component
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Octave HP 700 Tube Pre-Amplifier
HP700 - sophisticated valve technology combined with intelligent modularity make this pre-amp future-proof. A valve pre-amp boasting innovative precision technology and a modular concept that allows the listener the freedom to build a system to cater for individual music tastes.
$16000.00
Octave RE 290 Tube Power Amplifier
OCTAVE proudly presents the latest evolution of the successful and enduring RE 280 stereo amplifier. The company’s traditional stereo amplifier design has been produced since 1990, having been updated and improved continuously over the years.
$10000.00
Octave V 110 SE Tube Integrated Amplifier
The all-new OCTAVE V110 SE sets new benchmarks for quality and performance in the product category of integrated amplifiers
$8000.00
Panda Feet Bamboo Cable Supports
Sustainable ECO friendly and Hi-fi advantage Bamboo supports for High End Hi-fi cables, equipment and power conditioners.. 2 Sided Universal Support! With Audible Improvement!!
$50 each
Primaluna Dialogue Premium HP Integrated Amplifier
High Power version of the Great Primaluna Premium Integrated Amp with a state of the art headphone amp.. this puppy will drive almost any loudspeaker..Beautifully!
$4399.00
PrimaLuna DiaLogue Premium Integrated Amplifier
At last. . . An integrated amplifier that does it all - satisfies the audiophile's most stringent demands and keeps the home theater bunch happy as well. The new DiaLogue Series takes PrimaLuna to the next level and raises the bar for affordable high-end audio with astonishing performance. KT88 Tubes can be substituted for an extra $120
$3399.00
Pro-Ject Tube Box DS
Tube Box DS is a high-end MM/MC phono preamplifier featuring an unprecedented level of flexibility at its price point. It is based on a dual-mono circuit topology featuring a matched pair of premium ECC-803 Golden Pin Tubes.
$699.00
ProJect Debut Carbon DC
Since its first appearance the late 1990’s, Pro-Ject’s Debut range has earned the coveted “best buy” status for an entry-level turntable..Upgraded in 2014 with improved motor.. +$50 for Professional Setup.
$399.00
PSB Imagine Mini
Meet the newest and smallest member of the ultra-stylish Imagine Series of speakers. The deceptively small Imagine mini speaker makes a big impact on an already impressive range of award-winning Imagine speakers. With its high-performance and compact size, the mini is as versatile as it is cute.
$759.00
PSB Imagine T2 Tower
Beautiful build, wonderful sound from a compact floorstanding beauty.... Highly Recommended!!
$3499.00
Quadraspire Furniture
Quadraspire produces an extensive range of modular performance Hifi Stands and TV Stands, in both wood and glass, to enhance your sound system both sonically and visually.
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Rega Aria Phonostage
Great phonostage and an exceptional match for the Apeta2 and Aphelion cartridges
$1495.00
Rega FonoMini Phono Pre/ USB
The Fono mini A2D is designed to amplify the signal from a moving magnet cartridge to a suitable level for all line level inputs of an audio amplifier. The USB interface also offers the ability to simply transfer vinyl to PC .
$175.00
Rega Planar 6 Turntable
The new successor to the RP6 from Rega! The time-honed wisdom and value-centric build philosophy of this stellar British manufacturer shine through with this incredible piece of engineering.
$1,595*
Rega RP6 Turntable with Exact Cartridge
The RP6 has been designed and engineered to achieve outstanding performance way beyond the expectations of a product at this price point - and on sale with the Exact from $1990 while supplies last!!
$1695 SALE!
Rega RP8 with Apheta 2 Cartridge
The RP8 is a ground breaking turntable which takes Rega’s design philosophy further than ever before!
$4195.00
Sbooster Audiophile Power Supply
The Sbooster power supply upgrades make mind boggling improvements to your system! ....ESPECIALLY for the money!
$425 & $450
Simaudio MOON 700i Dual-Mono Integrated Amplifier
The MOON 700i is a fully balanced differential, dual-mono design conservatively rated at 175 watts/ch. @ 8 ohms and 350 watts/ch. @ 4 ohms.
$14000.00
Simaudio MOON 810LP Phono Pre-Amp
"For many years Simaudio has had a strong desire to offer the very finest phono preamplifier, based on available technologies. We envisioned a design with absolutely no restrictions; the ultimate goal being to transport all of the emotion from the artist, sound engineer and producer in the recording studio to your living room. With the MOON 810LP we have accomplished this and much more. Listen and feel for yourself how the power, the emotion and the soul of the music will reach you in ways like never before." Jean Poulin, CEO Simaudio Ltd
$13000.00
Simaudio MOON 850P Referece Pre-Amplifier
The MOON 850P is the most advanced MOON preamplifier to date. Extensive research and development, coupled with recent advancements in electronic parts, have provided us with the foundation to design what may very well be the quietest, most accurate and uncolored preamplifier.
$32000.00
Simaudio Moon 870A Reference Stereo Power Amplifier
This is one of the BEST dual Mono Amps on Planet! Say's Everyone :-)
$22000.00
Simaudio MOON Neo 340i Integrated Amplifier
The Nēo 340i is the ultimate example of a Neo-class Integrated Amplifier. Combining high power, sonic finesse and superb flexibility, the Nēo 340i will seduce you with its musical authority, and its rich, engaging and lifelike sound quality.
$4700.00
Soundsmith Moving Iron high output Cartridges
The New and Improved Series..Great Value!!
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Soundsmith Moving Iron low output Cartridges
New Improved Low Output Series Series.. Some of our personal favorites!!
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Stillpoints Equipment Suspension Support Rack
This is an amazing performance necessity for any high performance system. 2012 TAS Editors Choice Award!!
$8500 (starting at)
Stillpoints LP Isolator Record Clamp
This is the BEST record clamp we have ever heard!!..Ask us for a DEMO...."Those brief comments aside, I have nothing but praise for the Stillpoints Ultra LPI. Those of you playing records should give it serious consideration if its weight and purpose suit your ‘table of choice. As an adjunct to the Classic 4, sitting as it is on a quartet of Ultra SS feet, mounted atop an ESS rack, it might be the last piece in the jigsaw, but it’s far from the least important." Roy Gregory (The Audio Beat)
$595.00
Stillpoints Ultra Isolation feet
These are a Necessity for better sound..
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Technics Grand Class SL-1200G
Technics' all New Design for Redefining the Direct Drive Turntable!
$3999.00
Technics Grand Class SL-1200GR
The new standard model inheriting the technology of the SL-1200G, which was developed as a reference direct-drive turntable for the next generation.
$1699.00
Tri-Art Pebbles Turntable wTA-1 Arm
This little Wonderful Beauty sounds as good as it looks!! and it's GREEN!
$1295.00
Triangle Antal EZ
The Antal is the key product of in the new ESPRIT EZ series. 1.1 meters tall this 3-way floorstander incorporates the latest TRIANGLE innovations
$2750.00
Triangle Magellan Cello
When listening to this loudspeaker, the magic of music unfurls before you. triangle has succeeded in adapting the performances and the immaculate control of the magellan Grand Concert to this reasonably sized loudspeaker.
$12999.00
Triangle Magellan Duetto
"A TOP CLASS MONITOR SPEAKER! BLUE MOON AWARD!!" 6moons.com
$5999.00
Triangle Titus EZ
Titus returns with more compact and redesigned dimensions. This is our NEW REFERENCE for under $1K!
$999.00
Unison Research Triode 25 Tube Integrated Amplifier
This is a nice step up from the Glorious Simply Italy! 45WPC of Beautiful Italian Tubes!
$3499.00
Unison Research Unico Secondo Integrated Amplifier
As a successor of such a prestigious model, the Unico Secondo benefits from the design and production experience gained over the years with the hybrid amplifiers of the Unico series.
$3595*
Vibex Three 11 Outlet
After many years of experience and investigation in the Hi-Fi industry, Vibex became more and more aware of the importance of controlling and dissipating the many forms of energy that a high end system has to contend with.
$2795.00