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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 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 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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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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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 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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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 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 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 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 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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Ayon Audio Triton III Review – Positive Feedback

November 14, 2016

Ayon Audio Triton III Integrated Amplifier 11-14-2016 | By  Gary Lea | Issue 88 I have always been a fan of Ayon products. While many of their offerings are not for the faint of heart from a cost perspective you can generally count on the company to produce some of the…

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Ayon Audio Scorpio Mono – High Fidelity Review

November 2, 2016

By Wojciech Pacula                            November 2016          No.150 I know Gerhard Hirt pretty well, I think I can call him my friend. He runs his company, Ayon Audio as a top class manager should but at the…

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2016 Blue Note Award: Ayon Audio Crossfire EVO – Enjoy The Music

September 1, 2016

September 2016  & Magazine Best Audiophile Product of 2016 Blue Note Award Best Of 2016 Blue Note Equipment Awards Ayon Audio Crossfire EVO Monoblock Power Amplifier Price: €22,500 / pair with AA62B, €25,000 / pair with AA82B Ayon Audio Crossfire EVO Monoblock Power Amplifier   “I have been using Ayon’s preamplifiers for…

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Ayon Scorpio and Spirit III – Analog (Japanese)

July 21, 2016

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Ayon Audio Scorpio Integrated and CD-07s Review – Positive Feedback

June 20, 2016

The Neoteric Listener – The Ayon Scorpio Integrated and CD-07s Compact Disc Player 06-20-2016 | By Dean Seislove | Issue 85 The Ayon Audio Scorpio is a heavy, Class A integrated amplifier made of high grade aluminum and powered by gleaming KT88 and 12AU7 tubes. One look and listen, and you know…

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Ayon Audio – Blog Review from Audio-Philia

March 26, 2016

Ayon Blog Review from Audio-Philia March 26, 2016  –  Linda Gray Introducing Ayon Audio – New to Audio-philia         Timeless Design. Magic Sound.   Ayon Audio is an award-winning Austrian company offering one of the most extensive and highly regarded ranges of vacuum tube components in the world,…

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Ayon Audio Spitfire Review – SoundRebels

March 21, 2016

AYON SPITFIRE ENGLISH VER. Opinion 1 During telephone calls on the occasion of the test of the third version of the Crossfire, as well as during face to face meetings in the Krakow location of Nautilus, I heard from Gerhard Hirt, that there is no room for improvement in an…

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Ayon Crossfire EVO – Enjoy the Music

August 10, 2015

August 2015   World Premiere! Ayon Audio Crossfire EVO Monoblock Power Amplifier Ayon Audio’s Crossfire Evo produces an amazingly rich, tuneful sound with tonal balance. Review By Wojciech Pacuła When we carried Ayon Audio’s Crossfire Evo monoblock amplifier for review to my apartment on the fourth floor, my mind flooded…

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Ayon Vulcan – Stereoplay

March 10, 2015

March 2015, Germany Some review quotes: English Translation Ultimate big soundThe Vulcan Evo of course obeys the well known Ayon principles, i.e. features an automatic bias control system including tube test program. Additionally there are protective circuits making the giant amplifier extremely operationally safe. Consequently it is not a big…

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Ayon Crossfire PA – HiFi Muzyka Review

December 27, 2014

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Ayon Spark – StereoPlay Review

December 26, 2014

December 2014, Germany Some review quotes: English Translation A real stunner; also the sound of the strict single-ended amp is typical Ayon and triodes: earthy, three-dimensionally large, colorful, well defined, much more powerful than you would assume looking at the data and not without the smooth natural sound of good…

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Ayon Epsilon – HXOS 5-star Review

December 1, 2014

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Ayon Helios – High End Style Review

September 3, 2014

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Ayon Audio Polaris III and Orthos XS Review – haute fidelite

August 10, 2014

AYON POLARIS III & ORTHOS XS These particularly accomplished and innovative new electronics feature stunning technical specifications. Rather than figures with very relative meaning, it is through listening that we have discovered animals as ferocious as they are subtle.   The electronic tubes really different, radical but musically haunting are quite rare…

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Ayon Audio Crossfire III Review – High Fidelity

July 5, 2014

Ayon Audio Crossfire III Review by: Marek Dyba                                                       Published: 5 July No. 122 To find out which version of Ayon Crossfire one is facing,…

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Ayon Audio Orthos XS Review – High Fidelity

March 6, 2014

Ayon Orthos XS Power Amplifier By: Marek Dyba                                    March 6, 2014     No. 118 Manufacturers of different products have, in general, two main choices – they can adjust to the trends that drive…

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Ayon Audio Spirit III / KT-150 : SoundRebels Review

January 29, 2014

AYON SPIRIT 3 – KT150 ENGLISH VER. Opinion 1 As I already mentioned on Facebook, this is my third meeting with the model Spirit 3 from the Austrian manufacturer Ayon. This situation may be seen as a joke, because you might think, that the distributor is sending the device as…

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Ayon Triton PA / KT150 and Stealth DAC : Audio Review

January 15, 2014

Audio Magazine Cover! January 2014  —  Germany   Read more . . .

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Ayon Epsilon & KT150 – HiFi Statement Review

January 8, 2014

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Ayon Audio Epsilon Review – Audio Reference

December 24, 2013

Ayon Epsilon Monoblock AYON EPSILON – “HXOS” (Greece) 5-star award The Epsilon Monoblock immediately makes clear its wider power bandwidth with more speed, top-end air, detailed resolution and more articulate combined with an impactful bass. It has also a wonderful ability to unravel complex musical threads with grain less purity…

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Ayon Spirit III – KT150 — Stereoplay Review

December 3, 2013

December 2013, Germany Some review quotes: English Translation “This integrated amplifier is not only powerful, consistently precise, and definitely tonally extremely well balanced, it also delivers so much colour and fine differences, that one could get enthusiastic about it. The massive power of the bass unexpectedly appears when needed. However,…

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Ayon Audio Orthos XS: Audiophile Magazine Review

November 8, 2013

Audio Weight Lifting: Episode 1   This article is the starting point of a series that could be called my strange audiophile weightlifting exercise. My next tests will focus on some of the most powerful monophonic amplifiers on sale today. Thus, the powerful blocks Orthos XS Ayon should be followed…

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RMAF 2013 – Ayon Audio Crossfire and S5 Music Server – Stereomojo

October 20, 2013

RMAF 2013 Show Stereomojo Review of Ayon Audio Crossfire and Ayon S-5 Music Server AYON Ayon is one of our favorite companies. Made in Austria and way overbuilt, outstanding consistent quality. The distributors stand behind their product, too. This is the new Ayon Crossfire. It’s their most powerful SE-triode integrated…

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Ayon Audio Orthos XS – 6 Moons Review

October 16, 2013

The sound in triode mode compared to pentode was certainly not night and day. Triode mode brought a bit more openness and air that made the sound a bit more natural. Pentode had a bit more dynamics with better bass impact. It should be more matter of taste than compromise between…

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Ayon Audio Alpha Review – The Absolute Sound

October 16, 2013

Ayon Alpha Amplifier (From the 2013 Rocky Mountain Audio Fest) By Robert Harley     | Oct 16th, 2013 The most intriguing new product had to be the Alpha from Ayon Audio. This black-box component (no front-panel controls) is designed to complement a lower-powered tubed amplifier so that the tubed amplifier can drive a wider…

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Ayon Audio Spirit III Review – HiFi Review

September 27, 2013

AMPLIFIER AYON AUDIO SPIRIT III At the request of the company, Spirit of the third generation has revised PCB layout, a new scheme for automatically adjusting the grid bias currents, a more powerful transformer, capable, in addition to KT88, also support the KT120, and twice increased ratings of capacitors in…

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Ayon Audio Orion II Review – The Absolute Sound

May 15, 2013

Ayon Orion II Tube Integrated Amplifier Connoisseur-Level Audio For Those On A Budget by Ron Doering                          May 15, 2013 In my humble opinion, nothing says “you’ve made it” quite like owning high-end music-reproduction equipment. And yet both you…

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Ayon TITAN – Audiophile Review

May 12, 2013

Mai 2013, Germany Some review quotes: English Translation “My goodness; Brad Mehldau’s much heard The Falcon will Fly Again turned into a unsually dramatic experience. The intensity of the soprano sax solo, which comes across as a stroke of genius on the ……xxx amplifier, is multiplied on the Titans. The…

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Ayon Crossfire III –Stereoplay Review

April 9, 2013

April 2013, Germany; awarded as Stereoplay REFERENCE Review quotes: English Translation Enchanting. Tempting. Presenting the nature of the music absolutely to the point. The Ayon triode perfectly manages the rare mix of highest resolution and warmness, a fine presentation without the slightest harshness. Compared with the …….amplifier voices had more…

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Ayon Crossfire PA und Eris

March 10, 2013

March/April 2013  — Germany Fidelity Review   Read more . . .

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Ayon Audio Spark III Review – Hi-Fi Choice

November 5, 2012

Ayon Audio Spark III Review – Hi-Fi Choice – SET “Best Sound” Single-ended construction, triodes working in pure class A and 20 watts of power! Date: 2012-11-05 Author: Arkadiusz Ogrodnik Austrian Ayon has already gained a large crowd of fans on the home market, and the offer of the company belonging to…

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RMAF 2012 Ayon Audio Spirit III and S-3 Stereomojo

October 16, 2012

    Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2012 By: James & Linda Darby, Dr. John Richardson, Brian Boehler, Mike Galusha AYON Designed and made in Austria and distributed by top importer Charlie Harrison, Ayon is one of the world’s premiere tube amp makers. They’ve been very busy, rolling out a whopping…

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Ayon Vulcan II – Stereoplay Review

February 5, 2012

Stereoplay, review by Johannes Maier, February 2012, Germany Vulcan II – Testzitat “Fantastische Röhren-Monoblöcke mit bisher nicht dagewesenem lebensechtenergiereichem Klang. Wer sie gehört hat, versteht: Diese Single-Ended-Röhre lässt keine Prinzipalternative mehr zu”. “Die frisch gebackene Endstufen-Referenz schlug neue Erlebniskapitel auf”. Vulcan II – (translation) Stereoplay Reference Amplifer! “Fantastic tube-mono blocks…

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Ayon Orthos II -AVShowrooms Review

January 11, 2012

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