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What is the best amplifier in the world?

The KX-R Twenty/VX-R Twenty is arguably the most transparent and honest amplifier we’ve ever tested. –What HiFi -March 2020 What is the best amplifier in the world? Well, we are a bit biased, but we can’t disagree with What HiFi … Continue reading

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QB-9 USB DAC — Twenty Upgrade

The best value high end USB DAC of all time just got a lot better! The QB-9 Twenty update is a significant improvement to our most popular product. The Twenty upgrade for this USB DAC is more than just the … Continue reading

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Ayre QB-9 Twenty Update!

The QB-9 was one of the most successful Ayre products ever. There are thousands of them out in the world, and to many owners, the QB-9 is still their favorite piece of audio gear. As part of our commitment to … Continue reading

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EX-8 Integrated Hub

Read the new review of our EX-8 Integrated Hub by Phil Wright! Pristine, well defined, transparent. …it’s a well-rounded package: a single unit that switches listener focus away from the equipment and toward the music — an ideal fit for … Continue reading

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QX-8 Digital Hub Review

Read the latest review of the QX-8 Digital Hub on by Steven Plaskin! I found the QX-8 Digital Hub to be a serious contender in the high-end DAC marketplace that allowed me to fully enjoy my music library with … Continue reading

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KX-5 Twenty & VX-5 Twenty Audio Video SA Review.

“Music that you thought you knew well sounds fuller, more vibrant, more ‘real’. There’s a purity of purpose, an emotive accessibility that is all centered around the music, and not at all about the hi-fi.” Continue reading

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Ayre Brand Boutique

We are excited to announce the opening of the Ayre Boutique at Superphonica! Our Superphonica boutique will sell the Codex as well as new but discontinued products or b-stock products we may periodically have for sale.

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Ayre Acoustics Codex USB DAC + Headphone Amp + Digital Preamp

Steven Plaskin’s excellent review of the Codex has just been posted on the AudioStream website. Find out why he says “Given the price, performance, and features found in the Codex, I feel it is the most significant product I have … Continue reading

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hifi & records raves about the Ayre EX-8!

Thank you, Marius, and everyone at hifi & records for the time you spent with the EX-8. We are very happy that you liked it so much! “The Ayre EX-8 delivers effortless dynamics and flow with an amazingly open character.” … Continue reading

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