Positive Feedback Writers’ Choice Award!
Many thanks to Dr. David Robinson and Juan Ayllon for the QB-9 Twenty Award and Review. “A relative bargain, it packs a delightful delivery of everything digital served up. An outstanding value, the QB-9 Twenty can mix it up with the best of them and, hence, earns this...
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 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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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
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 reviewed in 2015." Read the full review here.