Music Systems

World Class Performance

Extraordinary Value

Our passion for purity in music reproduction has driven us to design and build no-compromise stereo equipment since 1993. Forged from our fully-balanced, zero-feedback designs, we innovate new technologies and implement them in the most affordable way possible. Whether you are looking for the best system for music streaming, a USB DAC, a phono stage, or an incredible integrated amplifier, find an Ayre Dealer near you and change the way you listen to music.

High End Music System
Ayre QX-5 DAC

QX-5 Twenty DAC new USB2!

  • Better incoming noise isolation
  • New Ultra-low-noise voltage regulation
  • Ayre re-clocking technology
  • More powerful Xmos chip
  • up to 768 PCM
  • up to 512 DSD Native
  • up to 256 DoP

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QB-9 Twenty—Upgrade Reviews

“I received my unit and just gave it a several hour workout. Sounds fabulous! I love all the nuance and details I didn’t hear before. Don’t know how you did it, but some of the best money I ever spent. Thank you.”   –David T.

“OMG is this update audio candy!!  I’ve never done an upgrade that was this satisfying. THANK YOU so much for making this possible!”   –Bob L.

Ayre Acoustics EX-8 2.0 Integrated Hub D/A integrated amplifier

“With its pure treble, clear and rich midrange, ample low end, and coherence, the Ayre is the finest solid state integrated I've had in my house.” —Ken Micallef Read the full EX-8 2.0 Review

Australian HiFi EX-8 Review

“Sound quality was clean and dynamic, and there was more than enough punch to the sound even with fairly inefficient speakers, so I can’t see you needing any more power than the Ayre EX-8 can deliver if you have an otherwise well-curated system.” Read the full review of...

AYRE ACCOLADES

  • Ayre Acoustics’ QX-5 Twenty is one of the finest-sounding, most versatile digital audio products I have had the pleasure of using.
    -John Atkinson, Stereophile