The Renaissance Schaumburg played host to a number of announcements at AXPONA this year, of particular interest to me was PS Audio‘s room on the ground floor in the Journey/Creation suite right before you entered the Expo Hall. Why was I so interested you ask? Because PS Audio was introducing their brand-new line of Power Plants: the brute-force P20, with 2,000-watts of capacity, and 20-amp chop capability with an MSRP of $9,999 USD (Which I have in for review, and I have to say is an impressive improvement on what I already considered to be a benchmark audiophile product in the P10), the P15, with 1,700-watt capability, which builds upon the company’s aforementioned P10, and carries an MSRP of $7,499 USD (P10 currently under review, and being compared to the new P20), and the P12, with 1,250-watt capability, which comes in at $4,999 USD.… Read the full article
As product launches go – especially for more affordable hardware from a hitherto predominantly high-end-shooting, promo-heavy manufacturer – they don’t come more low-key than PS Audio’s new Stellar series, which went into public beta testing at the beginning of January and forced the Boulder company to pull back the curtain on each new model’s product web page (lest it find its sale team inundated with phone enquiries).
Last weekend, the Stellar Gain Cell DAC and Stellar S300 stereo amplifier made a similarly low-key worldwide debut at Germany’s Norddeutsch Hifi-Tage audio show.… Read the full article