Brands - Ed's Insights
Audeze - Connects You To The Music!
“Planar Headphone Technology for the discerning listener”
Insights on Audeze
- Planars overcome many limitations inherent in typical cone drivers delivering less distortion and a purer overall musical presentation.
- All Audeze headphones are super comfortable and have an "all-enveloping” sound.
- The EL-8 models with the lightning connector may incorporate a Cipher cable with a built-in 24 bit DAC which replaces the DAC in an iPhone, for far superior sound.
Audio Desk - Musically and Sonically Stunning Results!
“The Rolls Royce of record cleaning machines”
Insights on Audio Desk
- The ultrasonic method cleans better than any other method.
- Fully automatic – press one button and walk away. Complete in approximately 6 minutes.
- This is one of the quietest record cleaning machines available. We use this machine every day!
Audiovector - Stylish Looks From Denmark
“Quality sound, low price!”
Insights on Audiovector Speakers
- Fast, tight sound with full deep bass that will have your foot tapping right away.
- Furniture quality cabinets in a variety of finishes that will maintain “harmony” at home.
- Don’t tell your friends how much they cost- let them think you spent thousands more!
Benz Micro - Advanced, Hand Built Cartridges
“Swiss Moving Coil Masterpieces!”
Insights on Audiovector Speakers
- Swiss quality and precision allow these cartridges to reproduce all the musical information the record grooves hold.
- Micro and macro dynamics are all revealed effortlessly.
- You lose yourself in the music with these cartridges!
Cambridge Audio - Designed & Engineered in England
“Affordable entry level audiophile gear”
- Manufactures a large variety of components, from phono preamps to network streamers.
- English design and engineering with Asian manufacturing mean true audiophile sound at a very reasonable price.
- Cambridge delivers a punchy, clean sound from their amps and integrated amps.
Cardas - Legendary Craftsmanship
“Quality construction and sound made in U.S.A.”
- Full bodied sound with no listener fatigue-inducing harshness.
- Cardas cables impart none of their own sound to your music.
- Cardas employs ultra pure copper Litz wire in their cables.
- Listening through Cardas cables is like hearing golden, liquid sunshine!
Chord Electronics - Designed & Manufactured in England
“Studio quality sound for your listening room”
- Truly state of the art DAC‘s even in their least expensive models.
- All DAC‘s are designed in house and use Chord‘s own chips and proprietary circuits to produce a truly magical sound.
- Their components are made with rugged metal casing on the portable models and heavy duty metal chassis on all in home amps, preamps, streamers and DAC‘s.
Devialet - Ultra Dense Sound!!
“Unique music systems without equal”
- Devialet has received dozens of patents for the circuits used in their Expert Pro Music Systems, as well as their Phantom Speaker/Amplifier Music Systems.
- WiFi streaming, SAM Speaker Matching, Phono Cartridge Matching, and ADH (analogue/digital hybrid) amplifier circuits are all built into the Devialet Expert Pro series to deliver amazing sound quality with no distortion.
- Phantom speakers incorporate WiFi, Bluetooth, ADH and SAM, as well as amplifiers delivering totally distortion free sound with output power at 750, 3000 and a whopping 4500 watts!
DynaVector - Exceptional Japanese Moving Coil Cartridges
“High quality handmade cartridges”
- These highly regarded cartridges cover a variety of price ranges and offer an excellent value/performance ratio.
- High output models do not require the use of step-up transformers leaving more cash in your pocket to buy more records!
- The reproduced sound is never harsh or edgy, but detailed, smooth and non fatiguing.
- Bring your vinyl to life with Dynavector!
EAR Yoshino - Made in England Since 1976
“Exceptional hand crafted classics”
- Founder Tim DePavaracinni has designed products for QUAD, Luxman and many others. He established EAR/Yoshino after numerous requests from audiophiles that he bring out his own line of products.
- Their hand wound transformers are one of the keys to the stunning sound of EAR/Yoshino amps and preamps.
- Music is reproduced in a very real and natural manner allowing the listener to be immersed in the music.
- EAR DAC‘s & CD players use tubes in the output stage to deliver a smooth, expansive, yet detailed sound.
Elipson - Fine Turntables From France
- This French company is now producing fine turntables at a very resonable cost.
- Their turntables can include Bluetooth, a USB output, and/or a phono preamp built-in!
- Airy soundstange, detailed mids, firm bass & an elegant design.
- All models complete with Ortofon Cartridge.
Grado - Hand Built Headphones & Cartridges
“The classic New York City Headphones & Cartridges”
- Founded in Brooklyn, New York in 1953 by Joseph Grado, a pioneer in phono cartridge design.
- Joseph Grado received many patents for his designs, including the patent for the moving coil cartridge...this guy knew his stuff!
- All Grado products are still made in Brooklyn, N.Y. Grado headphones deliver clarity and superior soundstaging at very reasonable prices!
Harmonic Resolution Systems - Superior Isolation Products & Stands
“Allow your system to reach its full potential!”
- High quality stands and shelving units reduce unwanted vibrations allowing audio equipment to deliver their best performance.
- Aerospace technologies and materials are applied in all stand/shelf designs. HRS products are modular and can be added to as your space needs increase.
- You owe it to yourself to hear your music on an HRS stand!
Joseph Audio - Bring Great Music Back to Life!
“Speakers for the music lover from Long Island, N.Y.”
- All Joseph Audio speakers allow the listener to hear deep into the music, with no fatique. Joseph uses their own in-house designed drivers.
- These speakers have received numerous awards and accolades from the audio press and with good reason.
- We feel there are very few speakers better than these, at ANY price!
McIntosh - State of the art Audio/Video Equipment for almost 70 years
“There is NOTHING like a McIntosh”
- McIntosh offers superb build quality allowing musical enjoyment for a lifetime.
- McIntosh products incorporate a thick glass faceplate to preserve the look of the unit for decades, and help maintain resale value.
- The McIntosh “house sound“ is a big, full powerful wall of sound, from both their tube and solid state products.
Melco Audio - Award Winning Music Libraries
“Japanese made high quality music libraries, designed for audio”
- In comparison to computer hard drives, Melco Audio drives deliver a far superior sound in terms of musicality, rhythm, pace and tonality.
- Melco build quality is second to none resulting in great product longevity.
- Your music can be played back with or without the use of a computer from Melco drives!
Michell Engineering - Modern Design & Sound!
“State of the Art turntables from England”
- Michell has produced turntables for over 4 decades.
- Attention to detail and quality construction are second to none and are a pleasure to use.
- Most models are upgradeable, ensuring long-lived product satisfaction.
- Modern design to match modern lifestyles...this is not your average looking table.
Mobility Fidelity - Outstanding Turntables Manufactured in the U.S.
“High value and quality”
- Offer exceptional performance and value at a Very reasonable price.
- Package includes a first-rate moving magnet cartridge which delivers vinyl playback fit for a connaisseur!
- Mobile Fidelity manufactures high quality vinyl accessories as well.
Nordost Cables - Lets Your System Sing!
“Top tier cables to improve ANY system”
- Totally designed and manufactured in the U.S.
- These cables allow your system to deliver it‘s the best performance.
- State of the art power conditioning and isolation products too!
- The technologies used in Nordost cables were originally designed for the aerospace and medical technology industries.
Nitty Gritty - Get More Music & Less Noise!
“Preserve your record’s sound with these fine machines…or don’t”
- Designed and manufactured in the U.S. since 1981.
- Incorporates a fluid-based cleaning followed by vacuum suction debris removal, leaving your vinyl pristine.
- Manual and automatic models available, though the automatic machines require far less effort from the user.
Opera Loudspeakers - Italian Style & Harmony!
“Lush rich sound from Italy”
- Full bodied, yet detailed speakers for the classical music lover.
- Fine wood veneers and leather accents give these speakers a unique style.
- Easily driven by most tube amplifiers.
Oracle Audio - Awesome Canadian Turntables!
“Canadian made excellence”
- World class turntables from a passionate, dedicated company.
- Fit and finish are truly second to none. One listens and I guarantee that you will be a fan!
- Model costs range from a couple of thousand dollars to almost twenty thousand for a full blown Delphi MKVI that sounds incredible!
Ortofon Phono Cartirdges - Cartridges & Accessories From a World Famous Company.
“World famous cartridges and accessories from Denmark.”
- Manufacturer of a variety of cartridges at all price points.
- Ortofon delivers the ultimate in musicality and detail.
- Offers turntable and vinyl setup tools as well! Ortofon is the cartridge of choice for many fanatical vinyl music lovers all over the world.
Pro-ject Audio Systems - Turntables & Electronics
“European made turntables providing excellent value.”
- Value and performance make Pro-ject turntables incredibly popular.
- Carbon Fibre tonearms are found on most models and deliver stunning sonic benefits.
- Audiophile sound quality at a budget price!
- Box Design electronics deliver awesome sound in a tiny package.
PS Audio - Hand Built With Dedication & Passion.
“Quality Power conditioners and electronics from Boulder, Colorado”
- A company that delivers high-quality products at reasonable prices.
- All systems sound better with a power conditioner from PS Audio.
- PS Audio DAC’s will deliver your music with detail and rich harmonic texture.
Simaudio MOON - Musical Reproduction Conveying Emotion At It’s Best.
“World famous Audio components made in Canada!”
- Music is a joy to listen to using Simaudio products.
- The detail and tonal richness are delivered in spades with power and speed.
- The 10 Years electronics warranty gives you peace of mind.
- Sonics and build quality are famous the world over!
Spendor Audio - Superbly Built Loudspeakers from the U.K.
“Truly listenable, enjoyable speakers at a reasonable price”
- Spendor speakers are never fatiguing, but always immersive and beguiling.
- First rate build quality and sound will ensure you enjoy Spendor speakers for a very long time.
- Spendor makes all types of music truly come alive!
Tivoli Audio - High-Quality Sound
“Quality music systems in small packages”
- Tivoli products are simple to use and deliver excellent sound quality.
- Tivoli provides quality construction and musical reproduction at a very reasonable price.
- Tivoli incorporates new technologies into tried and true products.
Torus - Canadian Manufacturer of Fine Power Conditioning Products Using Patented Technology
“Performs and protects like no other”
- Transformers are manufactured in-house and are world famous for their quality.
- Provides more dynamic range for superior audio performance.
- Protects your equipment with exceptional surge protection.
- Torus Power Units offer higher power capability and run quiet!
Triangle - Exceptional Quality From France For Over 35 Yrs.
“A music lover's delight"
- A reasonably priced speaker range with a thoroughly modern sound.
- Provides more dynamic range for superior audio performance.
- Each component is designed, engineered and developed by Triangle Engineers.
- Beautiful cabinetry with the finest woodworking.
Unison Research - Fine Tube and Hybrid Amplifiers & Electronics
“Musical Joy from Italy”
- Unison Research tube amplifiers grab the listener and demand to be heard.
- Music flows from these products with sensual texture and ease.
- Beautiful construction and style make Unison Research products real winners.
Vivid Audio - Astonishingly Revealing!
“Truly Immersive Sound Quality with stunning design.”
- These speakers deliver a huge detailed soundstage with no listener fatigue.
- Stereo imaging is maintained even from far “off axis“ listening positions.
- The build quality and care put into these products is immediately apparent.
- The cleanest, clearest window into the music.
- It really is very hard to stop listening to music with these speakers!