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...

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Ayre QX-5 Review by Stereoplay (Germany)

In terms of engineering and especially sonics this American-made DAC is beyond compare. Many products sound coherent, especially in this price range. But the QX-5’s spatial depth and imaging rank among the best anywhere, regardless of source. –Stefan Schickedanz, Stereoplay   This fantastic review of the QX-5 DAC...

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QB-9 Twenty USB DAC Review

The QB-9 Twenty visits Audiophile Style for a musical extravaganza!! "The QB-9 Twenty really surprised me by how great it sounds in my system. I say surprised because I've been listening to reference level DACs for quite a while... the QB-9 Twenty absolutely held its own against these...

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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 that the VX-R Twenty is a strong contender...

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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 providing a lifetime of enjoyment from Ayre products,...

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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 any Music-First Audiophile. Read the full review here.

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QX-8 Digital Hub Review

Read the latest review of the QX-8 Digital Hub on darko.audio 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 exceptional tonal neutrality and impressive resolution. Read the...

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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." -- Deon Schoeman, AVSA Full Review

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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.” “The EX-8 sounds extremely transparent, dynamic, refined and...

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Conversations With Ayre.

Just prior to the 2016 Rocky Mountain Audio Fest, Michael Lavorgna of Audiostream stopped by the Ayre factory for a day and did some great video interviews!  Watch the three videos below and get an inside look at the Ayre design team. Video 1 interview with Ariel Brown, Senior...

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