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Ayon Audio CD-10 Signature CD/SACD Player – The Absolute Sound

November 16, 2019

Ayon Audio CD-10 Signature CD/SACD Player A Perfect Marriage of Analog and Digital Equipment report by Dick Olsher | Oct 28th, 2019 Established in 1991, Ayon Audio quickly outgrew its domestic Austrian market to reach a global audience with a line of tube amplifiers. Its first CD player arrived in…

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Ayon Audio S-10 II

August 21, 2019

Ayon Audio S-10 II Opinion 1 For a long, long time, from the very beginning of the existence of SoundRebels, we have many times underlined in our reviews the fact, that we thought, think, and hopefully will think in the future, that a given product is best understood knowing the…

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Ayon Audio BlackHeron Review – HiFi Knights

August 8, 2019

Ayon Audio BlackHeron Review – HiFi Knights By: Marek Dyba Ayon Audio brand needs no introduction as it’s been highly valued by audiophiles and music lovers around the world for many years. The best known are their electronic components – the excellent, beautifully natural sounding tube amplifiers and preamplifiers, CD…

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Francesco Meli Operatic Tenor Ayon Audio Ambassador

July 20, 2019

It’s an exceptional event when World Renown Tenor, Francesco Meli, walks into a concert hall and Performs. Francesco is revered globally, as one of the most famous tenors, thank you Italy. Francesco Meli is an internationally hailed Tenor and is recognized worldwide, from Japan to Great Britain, from Italy to…

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Ayon Audio Spirit V

July 1, 2019

Ayon Audio Spirit V Review by Wojciech Pacuta                July 1, 2019 WORLD PREMIERE GERHARD HIRT knows the audio world like the back of his own hand. He works with many well-known technology companies, is the owner of a part of the former TESLA…

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Ayon Audio Crossfire III PA Power Amp

June 24, 2019

Ayon Audio Crossfire III PA Power Amplifier SET Amp with an Attitude Equipment report  by Vade Forrester | Jun 24th, 2019 Categories: Tubed power amplifiers | Products: Ayon Audio Crossfire III PA “Ker-chunk!” went the 132-pound package as it plummeted out of the FedEx truck and crashed onto the pavement…

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Ayon Lumenwhite Axpona Show 2019 Audiophile Party Best Sound

April 27, 2019

Ayon Lumenwhite Axpona Show 2019 Audiophile Party Part-time Audiophile bestows high praise to USA Tube Audio for their Ayon Audio, LumenWhite and BBS presence at the Axpona Show 2019! Ayon Audio, Lumen White Loudspeakers, BBS Audio Rack Systems, USA Tube Audio | AXPONA 2019 Posted on April 18, 2019 by Eric Franklin Shook™…

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Ayon Audio S-10 II Network Player – Hi-Fi News Post

March 20, 2019

Ayon Audio S-10 II Network Player – Hi-Fi News Post By Greg Borrowman | Wednesday, 20 March 2019 06:06 Ayon Audio has released a Mk II version of the S-10 network music player it introduced in 2016 which uses a Class-A output stage based around a 6H30 dual triode. The…

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Ayon Audio Scorpio Review – HiFi Knights

March 8, 2019

Ayon Audio Scorpio Review By: Dawid Grzyb – March 8, 2019 Several utmost pleasant visits to Ayon’s rooms during various audio events eventually led to this publication, which covers said company’s the most affordable integrated effort to date – Ayon Scorpio. Enjoy! Introduction Ayon Audio is the name which should…

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Ayon BlackFalcon – Hifi Lautsprecher / Test-Jahrbuch 2019

January 15, 2019

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Ayon Spirit III Integrated Amplifier – HFA Review

January 7, 2019

Ayon Spirit III Integrated Amplifier: by Christiaane Hunter (HFA) In the Ayon Scorpio review, I mentioned that a review of the Scorpio’s bigger brother, the Spirit III would follow as soon as that amp was available. And indeed, not very long after publishing the Scorpio review, Hein van der Klaauw…

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Ayon Titan Evo Monoblock Positive Feedback 2018 Writers’ Choice Award

November 7, 2018

Positive Feedback 2018 Writers’ Choice Award – Ayon Audio Ayon Titan EVO Monoblock Tube Amplifiers Price $57,000 per pair The 15th Annual Positive Feedback Writers’ Choice Awards for 2018 11-20-2018 | By Editors at Positive Feedback | Issue 100 Gary Lea Ayon Titan EVO Monoblock Tube Amplifiers Price $57,000 per pair During my…

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RMAF 2018 – Ayon Audio LumenWhite Part-Time Audiophile Show Report

October 6, 2018

RMAF 2018: Must See Rooms of Friday – Ayon Audio Lumenwhite Posted on October 6, 2018 by Eric Franklin Shhok in RMAF, RMAF 2018 There are over 400 brands exhibiting here at Rocky Mountain Audio Fest. Making this event one of largest audio shows in North America. For some this can seem…

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Ayon Audio Titan Mono Amps – Audio Reference Review

May 10, 2018

  AYON TITAN – “State of the Art” The “Titan” will appeal to the most discerning music lovers offering absolute tonal neutrality, outstanding dynamics and magic soundstage. With explosively fast, seemingly bottomless and uncoloured performance together with unrivalled ambiance portrayal and sonic fluidity it creates the illusion of a real…

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Axpona 2018 Show Report – Ayon Audio LumenWhite – Audio Beatnik Report

April 22, 2018

AXPONA 2018 Show Report  Systems I Have to Mention Axpona 2018 Show Report – Ayon Audio LumenWhite – Audio Beatnik Report April 22, 2018                   Jack As has been noted by other reviewers, it was a challenge at AXPONA this year to spend…

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Axpona 2018 Show Report – Ayon Audio Lumenwhite – Positive Feedback

April 20, 2018

AXPONA 2018 Show Report – Ayon Audio Lumenwhite My Top Room for Sound Positive Feedback 04-20-2018 | By Robert S. Youman | Issue 97 AXPONA 2018 was an absolute delight. More head count. More smiling faces. More listening rooms. Friendly hosts. Friendly patrons. It wasn’t the shoulder to shoulder crush of…

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Axpona 2018 Show Report Ayon Audio LumenWhite – Enjoy The Music

April 15, 2018

  AXPONA 2018 Show Report — Audio Expo North America Ayon Audio, Lumenwhite – “Best Sound” Axpona 2018    Ayon Audio really delivered during the AXPONA 2018 show with their Spheris preamplifier and Ayon Orthos II XS GEN 4 monoblocks ($27,000 per pair). These are pure Class A 180 Watt in…

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Ayon Audio CD-T II Review – HIFI Statement

April 5, 2018

Ayon Audio CD-T II drive 04.05.2018 // JÜRGEN SAILE The dead say live longer! This spell originally referred to a small dairy in Austria, but can certainly also apply to our new test object, the Ayon CD-T II. Also from Austria, by the way. But no new UFO from the “space patrol”,…

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Ayon Audio Titan Evo Monoblock – Positive Feedback Review

March 10, 2018

Ayon Titan Evo Monoblock Amplifiers – “Best Sound” Ayon Audio Titan Evo Monoblock – Positive Feedback Review 03-10-2018 | By Gary Lea | Issue 96 The word Titan brings a whole lot of imagery to mind for most people. Titan Missile; the king of all intercontinental ballistic missiles. Capable of delivering…

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Ayon Audio Stealth Ayon CD-TII Review – HFA hifi-Advice

March 1, 2018

    Christiaan Punter                  1 March 2018 HFA hifi-Advice Ayon Stealth DAC and Ayon CD-T II Signature CD Transport All-tube DAC/Preamp and Transport combo with a superb level of musical involvement Stealth DAC/Preamp The Stealth is a fully-fledged DAC compatible with PCM and…

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Ayon Audio Awards

February 4, 2018

Ayon Audio – Made in Austria Ayon Audio, world class manufacturer of high performance – vacuum tube audio products for over 30 years! “The Bugatti of Audio” Award – The Absolute Sound “Best Sound” Cost No Object Award Winner, year after year, High End Audio Show Winner RMAF Denver, The…

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Ayon Audio Amplifier Reviews

February 4, 2018

Ayon Vulcan Evo II – „Positive-Feedback“ – May 2017, USA   positive-feedback.com/reviews/hardware-reviews/ayon-audio-vulcan-evo-amplifiers/ Ayon Crossfire Evo “Soundrebels“ (English version) – April 2017, Poland;   http://soundrebels.com/ayon-crossfire-evo-english-ver/ Ayon HA-3 „Stereoplay“ – April 2017, Germany Some review quotes: English Translation Also in the HA-3 and practically unchanged you find again Ayon’s tonal philosophy already…

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LumenWhite White Light Anniversary – uaudio.com.tw Review

January 17, 2018

Switch to ceramic basin woofer Wen ‧U-Audio Editorial Department Lumen White’s most classic White Light speaker launches the anniversary edition “White Light Anniversary”, the biggest difference is the latest Ceradome embossed ceramic woofer, with a mid-range and tweeter that is also a ceramic diaphragm. It is sure to make White…

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Ayon Audio CD-35 HF Revisited – High Fidelity Review

January 1, 2018

Ayon Audio CD-35 HF Review by : Wojciech Pacula     –    January 1, 2018      –    No. 164 WORLD PREMIERE Below you will find a text regarding the Super Audio CD Ayon Audio CD-35 High Fidelity (HF) Edition player. It is not a classic test, but rather…

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Best of the Best Award 2017: Ayon Audio CD-35 LumenWhite – High Fidelity

December 15, 2017

Best of the Best Award 2017: Ayon Audio CD-35 LumenWhite – High Fidelity Ayon Audio CD-35 Best of the Best Award The SPECIAL AWARD category is some kind of “Best of the Best”, but, apart from sound, we also take into account the given idea, people engaged in the project…

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Ayon Audio Triton III Review – HiFi Review

December 10, 2017

AMPLIFIER AYON TRITON III This heavy integrated amplifier created, it seems, in defiance of the skeptics who believe that tube amplifiers without environmental protection are not compatible with a complex load. “Triton” third generation, like its predecessor, is also able to control the most obstinate acoustics. In addition, 100 W…

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Ayon Audio Triton III KT150 Review – Stereo Mojo

December 1, 2017

* POSITIVE FEEDBACK WRITERS CHOICE AWARD 2016 “THE SHOW ” –  NEWPORT WINNER * TAS EDITORS’ CHOICE AWARD * AYON AUDIO “BEST OF SHOW” WINNER AT RMAF – CES LAS VEGAS & SALON SON IMAGE SHOW MONTREAL CANADA!! NEWPORT SHOW CALIFORNIA, NEW YORK AUDIO SHOW! SF AUDIO SHOW! Because of…

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Ayon Audio | Lumen White

November 11, 2017

It is not that Gerhard Hirt is able to prepare a system worth awarding the Best Sound Award for each exhibition, at least not in Munich. In Warsaw, however, he seems to have a patent for preparing one of the best exhibition systems. The problem with exhibitions in Munich is…

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Ayon Audio CD-35 Audio Reference Posting

November 4, 2017

Ayon CD-35 State-Of-Art tube CD/SACD Player / DAC – fully balanced CD-35 CD/SACD PLAYER(w optional PREAMP & Signature modules avaibale extra) The Ayon CD-35 establishes a new benchmark in SE-Triode vacuum-tube CD/SACDPlayer performance by combining a fully balanced PCM-DSD DAC. The CD-35 is also prepared for computer playback and general…

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Ayon Audio CD-10 Hi-Fi Choice Test and Review

October 5, 2017

Ayon CD-10  CD/SACD              TEST The new Ayon CD-10 CD / SACD player replaces the previously produced CD-1x and CD-07s constructions in the catalog, becoming the most powerful middle-class model that the Austrian manufacturer has released to date Date: 2017-10-05 Author: Arkadiusz Ogrodnik The Austrian Ayon regularly visits…

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Ayon Audio CD-07 Review – Hi-Fi Choice

September 29, 2017

Ayon CD-07 CD player A touch of glass Can this substantial valve output CD player mix it with the hardcore contenders? Jason Kennedy finds out Ayon is an Austrian company that produces sources, amplifi ers and loudspeakers, as well as glass audio components. It makes its own power valves at…

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Ayon Audio CD-10 SoundRebels Review

August 16, 2017

AYON CD-10 ENGLISH VER. Opinion 1 Like Mark Twain used to say, the rumors that the CD is dead are vastly exaggerated. After first hype about the files, and the return of the vinyl, it turned out, that there is also place for the silver disc. But to draw such…

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Ayon CD-35 „Stereoplay“ – June 2017, Germany

June 22, 2017

Review summary: English Translation “Actually, this machine is completely crazy. Or absolutely ingenious?” “The Austrians, famous for sheer monumental solutions, indeed do not incorporate in their top-player one of the usual “me too..” valve assemblies but rather an absolutely cunning elaborate amplifier section equipped with noblest components, and moreover relies…

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Ayon Audio CD-10 Hi Fi Review

June 9, 2017

Ayon CD-10 Player By Greg Borrowman | Friday, 09 June 2017 06:31 Ayon Audio has released its CD-10 SACD/CD player, which is a re-design of the company’s CD-1sx. It has a new DAC, a switchable PCM-DSD converter, a magnetic disc clamp and a 6H30 single-ended triode output stage. ‘Ayon’s new…

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Ayon System Review:

June 6, 2017

by Thanasis Moraitis (Greece) for HIEND NEWS – Ultimate Newspaper & Deals of HIEND Audio Equipment web magazine. From Austria to Greece: Ayon ‘Tmeless Design’ Setup by Audio Design Ayon ‘Timeless Design’ Setup in Greece Two evenings with Aurstian Ayon Audio Ayon System Check! by Thanasis Moraitis Oι επισκέψεις μας σε…

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Ayon Audio Vulcan Evo – Positive Feedback Review

May 6, 2017

Ayon Audio Vulcan Evo Amplifiers 05-06-2017                 |           By Brad Morrical               | Issue 9 Ayon Audio has over the last 15 years become one of the best known high end tube amplifier manufacturers, at…

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Ayon HA-3 “Stereoplay“ – April 2017, Germany

April 21, 2017

Some review quotes: English Translation Also in the HA-3 and practically unchanged you find again Ayon’s tonal philosophy already known from the big powerful triode amps. This includes a dry, acutely firm, and voluminous bass-fundament, that also here became unmistakably manifest with the rather slimly “predisposed” Sennheiser HD800. Impact and…

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Ayon Audio CD-35 HiFi Critic Review

April 21, 2017

Ayon CD-35 CD/SACD Player Reviewer: JULIAN MUSGRAVE “ The Ayon is a masterpiece of High End design and execution. ….Anne-Sophie Mutter’s violin sounds richer on the CD-35 than on the other players, and has impressive fluidity and texture”.    SUMMARY: The Ayon is a masterpiece of High End design and execution.…

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Ayon Audio Crossfire Evo Review – SoundRebels

April 10, 2017

Ayon Crossfire Evo Monoblock Power Amplifier Opinion 1 I think, that most of you will agree with me, that the Austrian brand Ayon is part of the demanding world of audiophiles and High End for at least some years. And at that it is very recognizable. I know, that a…

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Ayon Audio S-10 Network Player Review: HIFI Statement

March 27, 2017

  Ayon Audio S-10 27.03.2017 // ROLAND DIETL At last year’s High End, Gerhard Hirt, owner and CEO of Ayon, introduced me to his new development in the area of ​​network players in detail and afterwards it was clear that we wanted to have this device tested as soon as…

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Ayon S-3 Junior – „AVMENTOR” – March 2017, Greece;

March 16, 2017

Review summary: English Translation All functions available by the S3-junior user’s interface are easy to use by everyone while the 3,5-inch display is clear and keeps you always informed. The first impression you get by listening to the S-3 junior is a big 3D soundstage which is always pleasant and friendly…

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Ayon CD-3sx CD Player – Positive Feedback

March 1, 2017

03-01-2017 | By Gary Lea  Issue 90 The Ayon CD-3sx CD Player is a companion piece to the Ayon Triton III integrated amplifier that I reviewed. This is a full-featured Tube Top Loader CD-Player Class-A triode vacuum-tube output stage for single-ended & balanced operation, All the superlatives that apply to…

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Ayon Audio CD-35 SoundRebels Review

January 29, 2017

Ayon CD-35 Despite rumors about the death of the CD format dwelling around for some time, the silver disc does not care about them and still holds its position. Although sales are going down slowly and new issues are selling better on vinyl and as files, or in streaming, but…

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Ayon CD-35 „High Fidelity“ No. 152 (English Version)

January 28, 2017

January 2017, Poland http://highfidelity.pl/@main-713&lang=en http://highfidelity.pl/@main-707&lang=en http://highfidelity.pl/@main-716&lang=en

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Ayon Audio CD-35 Review by High Fidelity

January 14, 2017

Super Audio CD Player: Ayon Audio CD-35 By Wojciech Pacula                                      January 2017                                         …

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Ayon Audio Odin III Gen 4 Stereo Amplifier ($26,500)

January 13, 2017

The Odin, a 50 watt per channel direct heated triode stereo amp, is a state-of-the-art tube amp made in Austria and is among the best I’ve heard.  Its ability to throw an open soundstage filled with images of high density and energy while being highly resolving yet neutral in tonal…

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Ayon HA-3 „High Fidelity“ No. 151 (English Version)

January 1, 2017

December 2016, Poland Text & Images: Wojciech Pacula         / December 2016   /     No.151 It is very difficult to understand why companies specializing in devices based on electron tubes did not rush to the new market segment, which suddenly opened up to them – the headphone amplifiers’ one. Very…

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Ayon Audio CD-35 Positive Feedback’s Review

January 1, 2017

Ayon Audio CD-35 Super Audio CD Player Review + Krakow Sonic Society Vol 1, KTS Meeting # 105 01-01-2017          |     By Wojciech Pacula     |                 Issue 89 The Super Audio CD Player, Ayon Audio  CD-35 turned out to…

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Ayon Audio Spirit PA – SoundRebels

December 10, 2016

Opinion 1 After two weeks of very tiring reportage marathon, during which our day easily reached eighteen-nineteen working hours, finally we can sit down for a while, take a deep breath and tackle some things we did not manage before the AVS. Well, it seemed that we had things photographed,…

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Ayon Audio Triton III – Positive Feedback Writer’s Choice 2016 Award and Review

November 18, 2016

Beginning at the end of 2003, PF established its first annual awards for fine audio. The Brutus Award was established for the best that David Robinson and Dave Clark had heard in their own listening rooms during that year. You can think of it as our equivalent of an “Editors’ Choice” award.…

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