Hegel. In this case, not the 18th Century German philosopher but a Norwegian rock band formed by one Bent Holter who would recycle the name in 1997 for an Oslo-based hi-fi company that’s been going strong (but stready) ever since. Happy 21st birthday, Hegel Music Systems.
Hegel’s main thrust is integrated amplifiers. On their website we count five, each offering in-built UPnP/Airplay streaming and D/A conversion: H90 (US$2000), Rost (US$3000), H160 (US$3500), H190 (US$4000) and H360 (US$6000). Pricing isn’t astronomical and the casework isn’t fancy schmancy.… Read the full article