Your place for music and equipment!
Here at ALO audio music drives our passion to create. Hours of daily
listening in our Portland, OR workshop provide us with an invaluable
perspective on our work. Everything that we manufacture, from portable
headphone amplifiers to interconnects and cables, is made to reflect not
only our own demanding standards, but to reflect what we enjoy in both
portable and home listening. We are music fans first, and craftsmen second.
As such, we constantly strive to make concrete and appreciated improvements
to the state of personal audio with each product we develop. This method
ensures that we all can experience the very best, wherever the music takes
Audio Skies www.audioskies.com
At Audio Skies we are passionate about music. We believe your stereo should
sound natural and alive – so you'll feel like you're right there, live!
Experiencing the excitement of the music. The manufacturers we work with
have honey their skill over decades and offer something far more valuable
than known name brands - demonstrable superior sound combined with real
Amherst Audio is about one music lover-audiophile's search for the "whole"
sound of music. featuring Audio Note, Blue Circle, Manley Labs, JM Reynaud,
TG Audio, Elrod, and Audience.
Astrell & Kern
The AK240 builds upon the success of the current Astell&Kern AK100 and AK120
players with the slick redesign and a slew of new features not offered in
any other high resolution portable audio player.
New features of the AK240
include 256GB internal memory and 1 microSD card slot supporting up to 128GB
microSD card for a total of 384GB of music storage. Support for native DSD
playback including single-rate and double-rate DSD files. Wi-Fi enabled to
support over the air firmware upgrades and the ability to wirelessly stream
music to the player from a computer on the same network. Stereo and balanced
analog output supports a wide range of audiophile quality headphones. A 3.31" AMOLED Touch-Screen with 800x480 resolution. Dual (2)
Cirrus Logic 4398 DAC (Digital to Analog Converter) Chipsets, creating a
true Dual-Mono setup that gives clear channel separation, broader dynamic
range and wider soundstage. High-quality body made of Duralumin—an
aircraft grade aluminum alloy and carbon fiber backing.
The AK240 supports
high-resolution audio, including single-rate and double-rate DSD, up to
24-bit/192Khz PCM formats, Apple lossless and other popular lossy formats.
Audience is a highly respected American electronics company whose
objective is to build the finest possible high performance audio components.
Audience is not another "me too" manufacturer. It is a leader and trend
setter in its unique approach to product design, execution and
craftsmanship. Audience is also respected for its business integrity and
dedication to its customers. Every employee at Audience strives to improve
and push the limits of technology while embracing the human element in all
that they do.
Audioengine designs and builds innovative audio products with all
your music in mind. Check out our award-winning sound, high-quality materials
and truly useful features. Now Audioengine is into it's 6th year and their goal
remains the same—to give customers a high-end listening experience at
affordable prices with easy to use, high-quality products. Audioengine invites
you to join the computer audio revolution!
Aural Symphonics is designed, manufactured, sourced, and distributed with
pride from the United States of America.
Since the introduction of our products in the 1980s our need to
introduce extensive product changes does not happen very often because we
believe that product line stability is pivotal to maintaining our customers'
investment in Aural Symphonics. The performance and engineering incorporated
in to our cable line
has been and continues to be state of the art, which is years ahead of the
competition. In current cable fashion, the competitive and crowded
cable market shows very little excellence in design. The expense and
production implications of constant partial to full-line upgrade seemed
unwarranted to us given the historic advancements we have made with our
focus on products for power, digital, optical, audio and video. Aural
Symphonics takes pride from building things, not confronting other
The passionate commitment of
Xuanqian Wang and Yuan
Wang, the founders of AURALiC
Ltd, is to create a series of user-friendly audio equipment combining modern
audio technologies and sublime artworks.
AURALiC products will
provide music lovers a completely new way of enjoying music, free from the
sophisticated traditional audio equipment. Let the music revive with greatest
vitality and emotions at ease of use.
Ayon Audio offers a complete line of high performance audio
components. Ayon components combine premium design, new construction
principles, advanced technologies and profound musicality.
Ayon components offer explosive dynamics, purity of tone,
neutrality, finesse, emotional realism and stable sound stage projection.
Our range of activities covers the development of high performance vacuum
triode power tubes, the design of sonically outstanding tube preamps, triode
tube power amplifiers, CD-Players with vacuum tube output stage and advanced
technology speaker systems.
Bel Canto www.belcantodesign.com
For over 15 years Bel Canto Design has developed products with the goal of
getting you closer to the original performance. Our efforts to achieve this
goal have led to innovative engineering and multiple award winning products.
Benchmark Media Systems www.benchmarkmedia.com
Benchmark has provided leading-edge performance to broadcasters,
recording studios, sound reinforcement contractors, and hi-fi enthusiasts
since 1983. Benchmark products have won numerous awards in both the
professional and home audio industries. Benchmark leads these industries
with innovative digital audio conversion and microphone pre-amplifier
Blue Circle Audio
Blue Circle has been manufacturing quality
hand-crafted electronics and accessories for the discerning listener since
The Cable Company is more than just the world's leading retailer of
specialty audio cables. Our real specialty is providing the best
information available on all aspects of high performance audio, and, for
our US customer, offering nearly every cable, powerline product, and
resonance control product for in-home evaluation through our famous library
Cardas Audio www.cardas.com
Cardas' cable design incorporates
patented, Golden Ratio, Constant Q, Cross-Field, pure copper Litz, conductor technology.
Cary Audio www.caryaudio.com
Cary Audio Design manufacturers and designs high-end, dedicated
2-channel and multi-channel audio and video equipment. Over the last 10
years, we have expanded our product range from strictly 2-channel vacuum
tube products and CD players to adding a complete line of dedicated home
theater products including surround processors, multi-channel amplifiers and
DVD players. Cary Audio Design continues to push the boundaries of
performance and technology within our Classic Series and Cinema Series
Channel D www.channld.com
Channel D is the creator of the acclaimed Pure Music®
and Pure Vinyl™
audio music server and recording software and Seta®
ultra wide bandwidth balanced phono preamplifiers. Pure Music simply and
automatically docks with Apple's iTunes, leveraging familiarity of iTunes'
functions such as track selection, play list management and music library
navigation (including remote operation), while
handling the audio playback via its own high-resolution, low CPU overhead,
64-bit playback engine.
Our true passion for music reproduction, which we have nurtured for 30
years, led us on a long quest to design audio machines that can convey the
emotions at the heart of a musical performance. We are very proud to
introduce the long-awaited result through our
darTZeel product line. Most consumer
products today—even some very expensive audio components—are designed
primarily from the standpoints of manufacturing efficiency and cost savings.
We beg to differ.
EQX for audiophiles.
Loudspeakers, because of their uncompensated mechanics, introduce the vast
majority of errors and distortion that are heard in our audio systems, and
as such, any major improvement we can make to their native (anechoic)
performance is likely to be overwhelmingly more beneficial to the listener
than whatever else can be improved in the audio chain.
exaSound Audio Design www.exaSound.com
Based in Toronto, Canada, exaSound designs, manufactures and markets
high-end DACs since 2010. exaSound's mission is to empower audiophiles to
enjoy studio master files the way they were recorded—at their original
format, sampling rate, resolution and number of channels. exaSound has
developed proprietary asynchronous USB protocol, ASIO drivers and FPGA
firmware to achieve 32bit, low-jitter, bit-perfect signal path. exaSound
introduced to the audiophile market the first 8-channel DXD DAC and the
first DSD-256 DAC.
Having a connection with the intention
of the artists makes music an emotional experience. With the
goal of maintaining the integrity of the original performance, our work is
based upon an eclectic, unique combination of technology and art that
results in an emotionally involving musical experience - a means of opening
windows for others who love music. Our products offer the highest level
of performance possible. The all triode signal path is configured for the
most linear operation possible – resulting in a musical performance beyond
what has previously been possible with other audio equipment. The
combination of all tube, all triode signal paths and our innovative, very
high performance power and control circuitry results in a sonic purity that
has none of the negative sonic artifacts of other solid state or tube
designs. This eclectic marriage of solid state and tube technology lets each
do what they do best while delivering the most transparent sound possible.
This provides an involving, emotional eXperience that touches your soul. The
musical benefits include micro and macro dynamics with an eXtremely low
noise floor that allows music to blossom, bloom and startle. All this with
an eXceptional image and soundstage not often found in other audio
equipment. Our equipment truly disappears in your system letting only the
pure music come through. We offer finished products as well as custom
modification services applying our unique technologies. All our products are
designed and hand built by a team with over 50 years of eXperience in audio
engineering and construction.
more powerful connections with Furutech! Combining engineering prowess
and leading edge materials science, like 2-Stage Alpha Cryogenic and
Demagnetizing Treatment to all metal parts before manufacture. Cables
and power distribution/filtering components feature Formula GC-303
EMI-absorbent material and Axial Locking System for the tightest
Gingko Audio manufactures award-winning, high-performance audio products
that make your audio system look and sound like a million. Products include
DanaCable, ClaraVu acrylic dust covers, patented Cloud vibration control
platforms, ClaraVu loudspeakers, and Platformula racks and stands.
GTT Audio www.gttaudio.com
GTT Audio is America's Foremost High End Audio
Dealer who continually finds and brings to market the world's finest audio
equipment. GTT has been responsible for making a market on top ranking
high-end brands such as; Air Tight, ASR, Kharma, Kuzma, Kubala-Sosna, Lamm,
MBL, Tenor and most recently Soulution, Veloce and YG Acoustic.
High Definition Tape Transfers
We are sure that as an audiophile and music lover you will be
impressed, delighted, and perhaps even astonished by the recordings offered
by High Definition Tape Transfers - in fact, we're confident that they will
do nothing less than redefine what you think is possible from the much
maligned compact disc!
High Fidelity Cables
An exciting range of audio cables featuring greater clarity and lower
distortion based on Magnetic Conduction - a new and ground breaking,
Records redefines recordings with original analog mastered LP's and Gold
CD's, using original masters, deluxe and accurate reproduction of the
original packaging to give audio enthusiasts the closest connection to their
favorite classic records.
JansZen Loudspeaker, Ltd. is the humble name of the not so humble maker of a
relatively small number of the very best sound reproducers. We pledge that
as we grow, the uncompromising technology and quality of our systems will
remain consistently strong and state of the art.
JENA Labs www.jenalabs.com
JoLida is a communication company. We believe that sound can have a great
impact on the life of an individual. Sound has the capacity to inspire, stir
emotion and create empathy. It encompasses the whole range of human emotions
and transcends age, color, race, culture and walk of life and goes right to
the heart of our humanness. The ability to create emotion is the province of
the artist. Our task is to provide the electronic means by which this
artistry can be communicated as the artist intended, hence we are a
communication company not the communication. We are the message bearer, not
the message. Therefore, our mission is to develop, manufacture and
distribute quality sound systems.
Kubala-Sosna cables have a clarity and depth that no other cables can match.
You'll notice the difference the moment you plug them in.
LAMM employs tube and
solid-state technology, along with innovative engineering, to create
products that many have heralded as reference class. All our products are
designed to deliver not only the best performance at their respective price
points, but at any price. All products are designed and manufactured in the
USA and are covered by three U.S. Patents.
Recordings are recorded with one pair of our own hand made DC powered, line
level microphones, utilizing DPA diaphragms from Denmark. All recordings on
the MA label are of a purely acoustic orientation and recorded in concert
halls and churches with astounding acoustics. Presently, MA is the only
audiophile label working in the DSD format at the ultra-high sampling rate
of 5.6 MHz, resulting in unrivaled realism and sonic integrity. Whether
your preference is classical, jazz, world, new age or "new frontier,"
sonically and musically, nothing like sounds like, nor will ever sound like
an MA Recording!
Until the end of 2009, get a free DVD-R HiRez sampler with any order of 3 or
Merlin Music Systems
Our goal is to manufacture benchmark designs that YOU can
trust for their integrity. Merlin Music Systems chooses to manufacture cost no object
designs which allows us to utilize advancing technologies. Remember: to attain exceptional
sound the product must possess exceptional performance potential.
Achieving Audio Purity requires the shortest,
cleanest signal path. This is Merrill Audio's engineering philosophy. The
closest you can get to live music. Merrill Audio equipment is engineered for
the serious audiophile, for listening pleasure, for convenience and for ease
of use. All of this while maintaining Audio Purity. Get it clean, fast and
Mockingbird Distribution LLC
Mockingbird Distribution LLC is committed to helping our customers, dealers
and manufacturers. With a background in manufacturing, the principals of
Kaizen, or continuous improvement, is out underlying philosophy. Mockingbird listens to customers and gives feedback to manufacturers,
looking to improve all aspects of the product and presentation. While
perfection is an impossible achievement, continuous improvement is a
philosophy that can be applied to people and organizations equally, with the
stated goal of improving all aspects of life and business. Phillip Holmes
comes from a musical family. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in music,
emphasis in vocal performance, with a minor in operations management. He
started modifying and repairing antique electronics in high school, and has
learned the fundamentals of analog electronics. His experience in
manufacturing and ISO procedures makes him an ideal partner for
manufacturers. His relationship with engineers and specialty manufacturers
makes him an ideal partner for startups looking to improve their products,
marketing and sales. Phillip also has experience in reviewing, exporting and
project management. Quality and Service Pledge To collaborate with
the companies we represent, to continuously improve their products. To
foster excellent customer service by employees, dealers and business
partners. To be responsive to the needs of our dealers and end users. To
promote the development of local dealers. To engage in a fair pricing
structure with our business partners. To be constantly active in marketing.
To place the needs of the future over immediate needs. To develop long-term
relationships, built on loyalty, trust and a common desire to continuously
ModWright was founded in 2000 as a company producing modifications to
digital products. The mods were cost-effective, yet high quality alternative
to the audio enthusiast. We have continued on this path of building high
quality and high value audio equipment, designed to provide the most natural
and satisfying musical experience.
Mojo Audio www.mojo-audio.com
Mojo Audio cords, cables, and components sound graceful and fluid yet
articulate and precise, preserving the natural tone, timbre, and harmonics
that bring you closer to the original musical performance.
Mytek Digital has been building mastering grade converters for the
New York City Recording Industry since 1992, the early years of digital.
Mytek converters were used in many major releases of the last two decades
such as David Bowie, Mariah Carey, Eric Clapton, B 52s, Madonna, and many
others. Mytek converters are renowned for accuracy and transparency,
accurate smooth top end, defined midrange, and tight bass. From 2005 Mytek
has worked with Sony's New York SACD launch campaign helping to develop DSD
tools for SACD production. The new Stereo 192-DSD DAC brings the Mytek sound
and our DSD expertise to the new emerging market of computer music playback.
With unprecedented detail and accuracy, it's Mytek's best sounding and most
advanced DAC to date.
Nordost offer a range of dedicated audio leads, entirely manufactured and
terminated in the USA. Proprietary technology delivers proven sonic
benefits, superior performance from cables that sound and look like no
Norvinz Audio www.norvinz.com
The best products deserve the best services - Opera, Merrill-Scillia
Research, LLC, Sanders Sound, RL Acoustique Lamhorn 1.8, and Gingko Audio.
And service that customers have not experienced before, from the time they place the
first call to Norvinz, to years after their purchases.
OPPO Digital, Inc.
www.oppodigital.com Based in the heart of Silicon Valley, OPPO Digital
designs and markets high quality digital electronics that deliver style,
performance, innovation, and value to A/V enthusiasts and savvy consumers
alike. The company's attention to core product performance and strong
customer focus distinguishes it from traditional consumer-electronics
Audio cables of the highest
caliber. Handcrafted for the serious aficionado.
Rogue Audio www.rogueaudio.com
At Rogue Audio, we believe that a truly great performing amplifier should
dress the part. And from the heavy aluminum faceplate and knobs to the gold
connectors in the rear, Rogue amplifiers speak to the audiophile's aesthetic
sense. Our expressive appearance is the brainchild of world class industrial
designers who have created a perfect unity of form and function. The
sophisticated styling and elegant lines of our amplifiers are intended to
please the upscale tastes of high-end devotees.
Signal Collection/Black Cat
Black Cat can best be described as the secret laboratory where
audiophile designer Chris Sommovigo plays hookey and designs
extreme-value products based on some of his favorite tech. Nothing here is
off the shelf, repackaged "hardware store wire"—these are all custom
designs based on the many years of research and development that was
performed and employed for his more advanced cables. They use many of the
same elements. This isn't a clearing-house for products unfit for the
ordinary market. Instead, Black Cat is a place where we can distill
essential elements of those more complex designs and deliver maximum
performance for modest prices. Black Cat's hybrid sales model gives us that
Our product's signature trait is to let the system perform with its full
potential without interfering in any way. Our cables have proven their
performance both in-house through testing and with reviewers and clients
worldwide. Their ability to deliver is enjoyed in a great variety of setups
including tubes, solid-state, speakers of all designs and sizes, in digital
PC driven environments as well as in dedicated analog vinyl settings. We are
very proud of our governmentally funded research that enables you to acquire
the fastest signal path with the lowest distortion and signal loss in the
Patented technology and designs featuring our "Progressive Geometric
Multi-Gauge" constructions for crisp, clean signal transfer. Allows full
voltage and frequency flow to seek the path of least resistance. Maximizes
component performance for incredible sound quality. Over 230 years of
combined manufacturing experience in the insulated wire and cable industry.
We provide the very best in Quality, Service, Performance, Reliability and
Competitive Pricing. Visit us on-line for in-depth information and product
dedicated to MUSIC MASTERING of the
highest-possible quality. Be it from Analogue or Digital sources, we provide the BEST in Lacquer Cutting for Record
Pressing and Production. We Master CDs.
Your source for accessories to transform your msuic.
Third Coast Audio
We are serving some of the most innovative and affordable AHA moments for
audio lovers everywhere. products are selected after extensive testing for
performance, workmanship, and warranties while maintaining longer-term
market value. our convenient payment plans, trade-in and trade-up programs
are among the industries best. We represent the largest, most innovative
acoustical product manufacturer to the "Best I have ever Heard" components
and cables. myThirdCoast audio is Sourcing an Affordable Audio Revolution.
Founded by "Triode Pete", a licensed Professional Engineer, with a B.S. from
Clarkson University and a M.S. from the New York Institute of Technology,
Pete has been an avid audiophile since he was 10, when he repaired and
restored his older brother's blown JBL L-100 speakers. Working for over 22
years in the power generation industry, Pete has gained considerable
experience and knowledge in electrical theory and construction.
One of Pete's philosophies as an engineer
is Efficiency & Effectiveness; he believes that "AFFORDABLE" & "AUDIOPHILE"
should not be an OXYMORON!
Our greatest assets are our experience, work ethic and
technology. The Upgrade Company is a proud organization, exhibiting the
same dignity, dedication, and pursuit of excellence in every product we
upgrade. Because meeting our clients' goals is what is most important to
us, we are most effective when we work collaboratively, listening to the
needs and aspirations of our clients, adding to the conversation our long
experience, knowledge of technology, and love of music and picture.
is the on-line clearinghouse for pre-owned high performance audio and video
cables of all types, and cable manufacturers' closeouts. Through this site
you can buy high quality used cables with our one year warranty. We also
want to buy your used cables. Or you can exchange your cables for our
cables. In all cases you are buying from, or selling to, the usedcable.com
division of the Cable Company.
VAC / Valve Amplification Company
VAC aspires beyond mere "hi-fi" to reproduce music with the breath of life
present in the studio or concert hall. Our obsession with the finest sound
and heirloom-quality construction may seem anachronistic in this disposable
mp3 age, we humbly submit that anything less is unworthy of your
VPI Industries Inc. prides itself on made in America quality turntables,
tonearms, and other vinyl precision instruments.
Von Schweikert Audio
Von Schweikert Audio has been at the forefront of High-End Audio speaker
engineering and manufacturing for ore than 30 years. Over this time, our
branded designs have earned more than 50 rave product reviews from the
world-wide critical press including 7 Products of the Year Awards. In fact,
every single review of our products has received a strong recommendation to
buy from the reviewer.
We make world-class reference products like the Proscenium Black
Diamond turntable, Walker Phono Amp, Prologue equipment rack, Velocitor
Power Line Enhancer & Silent Source cables, plus accessories to enhance the
listening and viewing experience for customers with all levels of systems:
analog, digital, audio & video.
WyWires, we believe that a one-size-fits-all approach to cable design does
not serve the music or the music lover. WyWires is one of a small handful
of companies that makes its cables in-house from scratch. Each of our
products is designed for a very specific application and for the unique
system goals of our clients. Our design approach has been to question and
critically evaluate the tried and true methods of cable design. The result
is something completely unique. Not only do WyWires exhibit excellent
measured performance, but they sound great too!
Established in 2002 and located in Denver (Arvada), Colorado, U.S.A., YG
Acoustics™ is a world-leading ultra-high-end speaker manufacturer. We also
incorporate in-house a full-fledged high-tech research firm and a highly
sophisticated CNC machine shop. At YG Acoustics™ we are unique in utilizing
highly advanced proprietary software, developed in-house, for designing our
speakers. We are also one of the very few manufacturers to produce in-house
our own drivers, cabinets and most other high-precision parts. The depth and
breadth of our capabilities allow us to present you, the discerning
listener, with speakers that are far more accurate than otherwise
achievable. This technological advantage especially affects the ability to
convey the heart and soul of music, and YG Acoustics™ has won numerous
awards for creating speakers that preserve the delicate emotions of a live
Zesto Audio www.zestoaudio.com
is a manufacturer of vacuum tube preamps, which include the award
winning Andros PS1 Phonostage and the new Leto Preamp, both receiving "My
Highest Recommendation" from Robert H. Levi of Positive Feedback. Zesto
products are masterfully designed and engineered with the classic tube
magic, each unit is hand crafted in the USA using the finest parts in the
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