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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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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 Lumenwhite – T.H.E. Show 2019 – The Absolute Sound

June 20, 2019

Ayon Audio & Lumenwhite – T.H.E. Show 2019 Neil Gader’s Highlights from Long Beach Show by Neil Gader | Jun 20th, 2019 Southern California has an audio show problem. It’s not new, and it’s not clear why. Perhaps it’s the slow-burn of internecine rivalries, sketchy venue selection and promotion (remember…

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T.H.E. Show 2019 – Ayon Epsilon Gen 4, Auris and S-10, LumenWhite, and BBS

June 12, 2019

T.H.E. Show 2019 – Ayon Epsilon Gen 4, Auris and S-10, LumenWhite Kyara Speakers, and BBS Racks Jason Victor Serinus     –     June 12, 2019 I visited three large rooms on the second floor, and all of them suffered from soft, moveable air walls whose porous surfaces and interior…

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Ayon and Lumen White – Munich High End 2019

May 23, 2019

Ayon and Lumen White | Munich High End 2019 Posted on May 23, 2019 by Panagiotis Karavitis in Munich 2019   If there is a real problem in Munich, that is money. Most of the systems are so expensive that they make no sense for most of us, in fact a few years back I…

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Sigma Review – hi-fi advice.com

November 16, 2016

Ayon Sigma DAC  CHRISTIAAN PUNTER    16 November 2016 Tube Seduction with technical precision I’ve never been very tube oriented, but I have to admit that the glowing bottles are starting to grow on me since the Avant Gardes occupied my listening space along with a range of tube amps. I always…

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2016 Editors’ Choice Award: Ayon Audio CD-3sx — The Absolute Sound

September 2, 2016

Ayon-Audio-CD-3sx-Review_TAS-2016 Ayon CD-3sx 2016 Editors’ Choice Award 2016 Editors’ Choice Awards: Disc Players $2,000 – $10,000 by TAS Staff           September 2, 2016 Categories: Disc players, Multi-format disc players Ayon Audio CD-3sx CD-player/DAC/Preamplifier The Class A vacuum-tube-based CD-3sx has the capability to serve as a CD player,…

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Ayon Audio S-3 Junior Review – SoundRebels

June 22, 2016

  AYON S-3 JUNIOR ENGLISH VER. Opinion 1 We did write already about unification, where some brands reach levels nearing perfection, so many times, that we cannot count it anymore, but today’s example confused me a bit. This because remembering the previous unit, despite rumors about my senility and old…

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Ayon Audio CD-3sx Review – The Absolute Sound

February 19, 2016

Ayon Audio CD-3sx CD Player/DAC/Preamplifier Class A Tube Satisfaction Equipment report by Andre Jennings | Feb 19th, 2016 Ayon Audio CD-3sx CD Player/DAC/Preamplifier Class A Tube Satisfaction Categories: Tubed preamplifiers, Disc players, Digital-to-analog converters | Products: Ayon Audio CS-3sx Ayon Audio CD-3sx CD Player/DAC/Preamplifier From the time digital music became…

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Ayon Audio CD-2s: High Fidelity Review

October 29, 2015

Ayon CD-2s   It is not so long ago that I tested the cheapest, at least to date, player from the Austrian company Ayon Audio, the model CD-07. It does not take much cunning, to deduce from the test, that I liked it, and the conclusion of that article, “the…

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Ayon Audio S-3 Review – HiFi Review

July 27, 2015

NETWORK PLAYER AYON S-3 All the traditional formats – vinyl records, cassettes, CDs, DVD, Blu-ray, etc. – created at the initiative of the electronics industry. The public could only humbly show interest in them, getting the carriers themselves and reproducing apparatus. However, in the 90-ies of the last century a…

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Ayon Audio Stealth Review – The Absolute Sound

December 4, 2014

Ayon Stealth DAC/Preamplifier Long-Term Satisfaction by Dick Olsher     December 4, 2014 What’s in a model name? Well, sometimes not much at all when it’s merely an arbitrary numerical designation and a potential source of confusion for my slightly dyslexic mind. On the other hand, Ayon’s choice of model name…

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Ayon CD-3sx : Fidelity – September/October 2014, Germany

October 7, 2014

Review summary: English Translation The fundamental sound signature of the CD-3sx really – independent from the source – is in the very best sense “ayonic”, i.e. bursting with energy, enormously rich in content, and , let’s call it this way, “juicy”, in the sense of sappy. Delicious: a strong stirring…

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Ayon Audio CD 3sx Review – Audiophile Magazine

September 23, 2014

Ayon Audio CD-3sx This is the conclusion of a three page review of the CD-3sx (English translation of German article from September/October 2014 issue of Audiophile Magazine) Conclusion The CD-3sx turntable seems to me to be a successful product, as much for the CD part as for the DAC and…

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Ayon Audio Sigma DAC Review – Enjoy the Music

August 25, 2014

August 2014 World Premiere! Ayon Audio Sigma 32/192 PCM And 2.3/5.6 MHz DSD DAC With Preamplifier A warm and engaging DAC. Review By Wotjek Pacuła   Life’s easier for the big guys. Starting from kindergarten, through primary school and into the business world. And here we have the Ayon Audio Sigma…

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Ayon S-5 — Stereoplay Review

April 14, 2014

April 2014  —  Germany Review summary: English Translation Streamer at the edge! Ayon invested with love and understanding in a tonally superior tube preamp-DAC. Now there is no longer an excuse for the classical high-ender: the new network-heaven begins here. Price-performance: outstanding Decorated with the Stereoplay Reference logo Test Fazit:…

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Ayon CD-1sx : Haute Fidelite – BEST BUY awarded

March 1, 2014

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Ayon Audio CD-3s hi-fi + Review (Cover!! – Issue 103)

October 29, 2013

AYON AUDIO CD-3S CD PLAYER by Alan Sircom | Oct 29, 2013 Ayon Audio is an Austrian electronics brand with three distinct attributes. First, the products are built to a level of fit and finish that is rare even among big ticket audio (our sister title, The Absolute Sound, dubbed…

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Ayon Audio Stratos Review – Audiophile Magazine

August 27, 2013

Ayon Stratos DAC (English version) August, 2013 This is a long five page review, but here is what it all boiled down to: Conclusion The Stratos is without a doubt one of the best DACs I have ever listened to. He makes music, and in the best possible way, he never…

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Ayon Audio S-3 — HXOS 40th Anniversary Issue Review

July 27, 2013

July 2013, Greece Some review quotes: English Translation ” A very important design dedicated to the HD sound, a real statement of the new era! A very successful ‘marriage’ of tubes combined to meet all network applications with an outstanding sound” ” For a mysterious reason Austria is the country…

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Ayon Stratos – Haute Fidelite No.2

July 23, 2013

France  July, 2013 July 2013, France   Some review quotes: English Translation “The Stratos DAC/preamp is among Ayon’s latest designs. As is now the norm for Ayon the layout brings together tubes and state-of-the-art conversion circuits. It results in one of the most remarkable sound reproductions ever met in a…

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Ayon Audio S-5 Review – Six Moons

May 7, 2013

Ayon S-5 Network Player & Streamer Reviewer:Joël Chevassus Context. Following the stunning Lumin DSD streamer, the latest newcomer in this category for casa Chevassus was Ayon’s S-5. Their flagship digital source can’t yet stream DSD but includes a sophisticated single-ended tube preamp that can host other analogue sources. The sticker of this DAC/preamp/UPnP…

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Ayon Audio S-3 – Music Emotion Review

April 26, 2013

April 2013 The Netherland   Read more . . .

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Ayon Audio S-3 — Qobuz Review

April 19, 2013

April 2013, France http://www.qobuz.com/info/Hi-Fi/Bancs-d-essai/Lecteur-reseau-Ayon-S-3173029

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Ayon Audio CD-07s vs CD-5s –Audiodrom Review

April 12, 2013

March 2013, CZ ( English Version) http://www.audiodrom.cz/recenze/cd-prehravace/429.html

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Ayon Audio CD-07s Evaluation – Audio Drom

March 14, 2013

Ayon CD-07s Smooth liquidity is another typical element of the Ayon sound. The sound is analog-like, viscose, fluid, flowing, smooth. You may as well discard all these adjectives and replace them with the single formulation: the Ayon is a delight for ears. It is the companion for hours and hours…

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Ayon Audio CD-07s –Haute Fidelite Review & BEST BUY Awarded!!

February 21, 2013

February 2013  —  France     Read more . . .

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Ayon Audio S-5 — Hifi Statement Test/Review

February 15, 2013

“Hifi-Statement” – February 2013, Germany www.hifistatement.net/de/tests/item/1094-ayon-s-5

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Ayon Audio CD-1sx Review SoundRebels

February 12, 2013

Ayon Audio CD-1sx Review SoundRebels – “Vacuum Tube CDP Bliss” Ayon CD-1sx The introduction to this review took me longer than expected. On one hand this was due to the unification of the product line of this manufacturer, on the other a highly recognizable design of the products. Probably this…

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Ayon Audio CD-1sc Positive Feedback Review

January 29, 2013

The Neoteric Listener and the Ayon CD-1sc CD Player by Dean Seislove Highly Recommended. The Ayon CD-1sc Tube Top Loader CD Player incorporates a splendid proportion of resolution, tonal balance, and timing that makes this well-made player a final destination for many music lovers. Admittedly, paying nearly five grand for…

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Ayon CD-07s – Stereoplay Review

October 27, 2012

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Ayon CD-07s – Stereoplay Review Quotes (English)

October 16, 2012

Review quotes: English Translation Ayon CD-07s “Stereoplay” – October 2012, Germany “As a top-loader the Ayon CD-07s likes to be placed on top of the rack. It also deserves this location. Its pleasing design together with top-class manufacturing makes it a real jewel that appears far more expensive than its…

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