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AXPONA 2018: The pre-amp that changed everything – Nagra

By | May 6th, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Preamplifier?

Nagra‘s rooms are always on, and dialled to 11. They sneak up on you, and deliver a different something special each time, always changing it up a little. I still have vivid memories of the Nagra room at CES 2017, my best of show. Nagra plus Wilson plus the maestro Peter McGrath’s breathtaking recording. It doesn’t get better.   Maybe it can….

René Laflamme, Sales and Marketing Manager for Nagra America, had a few new tricks at AXPONA to continue to impress.… Read the full article

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Impressions Photo Essay:  Prelude

By | November 11th, 2017|Categories: Analog planet, Positive Feedback|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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[Note:  All components in BOLD are loaned; all components in standard face are owned by me.]

Our current (August 26, 2017) stereo reference system, featuring PASS Labs Xs Phono Amp, Xs Preamp, and Xs 150 Monoblock Amps, feeding Evolution Acoustics MM2 Loudspeakers with EXACT External Crossovers. Our new GamuT Lobster Chair optimized for audiophile listening and maximum comfort is in the foreground to the lower right.

GamuT Audio Zodiac with SACD rack_web

The GamuT Audio Zodiac Reference Loudspeaker next to one of our racks of SACDs.

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The Evolution Acoustics MM2 Loudspeakers with a pair of Audionet MAX monoblock amplifiers and the PRE G2 preamp on the Walker Audio Prologue Rack.Read the full article

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