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Schiit Audio Unveils New Aegir Amplifier, Sol Turntable – AXPONA 2019

By | April 17th, 2019|Categories: Audiohead|Tags: , , , , , |

A stack of Schiit components.

More Schiit from the Axpona 2019 audio show was to be expected, as the two-channel segment of the audiophile market is learning, and learning fast. Schiit Audio debuts with Salk Sound a pair of Class-A stereo amplifiers configured for this system as monoblocks. Also on display was a prototype model of Schiit Audio’s forthcoming turntable.

Starting with the new Aegir, which is available now on Schiit’s website for $799 USD, and ships within 3-5 days depending on stock levels. The new Aegir is a 20 wpc @ 8-ohms (40 wpc @ 4-ohms) stereo amplifier, and in monoblock configuration a stout 80 wpc @ 8-ohms.… Read the full article

Sitting Down With The Schiit Ragnarok 2, Sol and Aegir

By | March 11th, 2019|Categories: Audiohead|Tags: , , , , , |

Schiit Audio recently hosted a get-together at their retail space in downtown Newhall. The Southern California location was entertaining several new products that have yet to hit the company’s retail website, all set up in a private listening room as part of a monthly event schedule to satiate a deep list of upcoming products set to release this year.

The three newest offerings on display are actually a slight departure from the personal audio core of Schiit’s slate of hifi components.… Read the full article

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Eat Schiit, audiophiles!

By | October 13th, 2018|Categories: DAR|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Aegir (“Ay-jjj-ear”?) is the forthcoming stereo (and mono-blockable) amplifier from California’s Schiit Audio and teased at RMAF 2018: a Class A-ish circuit dropped into a Vidar chassis that borrows from the Lyr 3’s Continuity output stage to deliver 20wpc into 8 Ohms, 40wpc into 4 Ohms. It was designed by Jason Stoddard and will be available for purchase from Q1 2019. Price? US$799.

That same (estimated) price and release quarter will be shared by the Mike Moffat-steered Sol turntable that threatens to shake up the entry-level(ish) vinyl playback world for those willing to put a little time into ‘table setup.… Read the full article

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The art of the tease: Schiit’s forthcoming Sol turntable

By | July 31st, 2017|Categories: DAR|Tags: , , , , |

Born in the USA. An all-American album needs an all-American turntable. VPI? SOTA? MoFi? Well Tempered? Later this year – or early next – we might add Schiit Audio to the list of contenders.

The Californian company that cut its teeth on headphone amplifiers and DACs and disrupted the high-end audio market like no other manufacturer in the last ten years, is readying its first turntable product, designed by digital engineer and Schiit Number Two Mike Moffat. That’s right. A digital guy.… Read the full article

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