(Panorama Picture at CanJam at AudioFest)

3rd Annual Rocky Mountain International HiFi Press Awards (RIHPA)

  • CD Player/Transport: Neodio Origine S2 (about $41,000)
  • Digital Audio Converter (DAC): Digital Analog Veritas Extremis (DAVE) from Chord Electronics (about $10,600)
  • Digital Control Unit: AURALiC ARIES Music Streamer (about $1,600)
  • Computer Audio Server: Naim Uniti Atom (about $3,000)
  • Mobile Player: Astell & Kern A&ultima SP1000 (about $3,500)
  • Turntable: Technics Sl 1200 GAE (about $4,000)
  • Tonearm: Schröder Referenz SQ (about $8,150)
  • Pickup Cartridge: DS Audio Master1 (about $20,000)
  • Phonostage: D’Agostino Master Audio Systems Momentum ($28,000)
  • Integrated Amplifier: Gryphon Diablo 300 (about $15,150)
  • Preamplifier: CH Precision L1 (about $33,000) Read this review.
  • Stereo Power Amplifier: Soulution 511 (about $32,000)
  • Mono Power Amplifier: VTL Siegfried (about $65,000 per pair)
  • Bookshelf Speakers: Dynaudio Contour 20
  • Floor Standing Speakers under 15,000 EUR: Devore Orangutan O/93
  • Floor Standing Speakers over 15,000 EUR: Wilson Audio Yvette
  • Loudspeakers over 100,000 EUR: Wilson Audio WAMM Master Chronosonic
  • Subwoofer: JL Audio Gotham g213v2
  • Headphones: Focal Utopia
  • Headphone Amplification: Lehmannaudio Drachenfels
  • AC Cable: Siltech Triple Crown
  • Signal Cable: AudioQuest Wild Blue Yonder
  • Racks and Supports: Harmonic Resolution Systems RXR
  • AC Distribution and Conditioners: Shunyata Research Denali D6000/T
  • System and Software Enhancers: Roon Labs Roon
  • Set-up Aids and Tools: bFly-audio Little Fwend
  • Best Audiophile Recording — Digital: Bill Evans – Some Other Time: The Lost Session From The Black Forest, Resonance Records
  • Best Audiophile Recording — Analogue: Anne Bisson Trio – Four Seasons in Jazz – Live at Bernie’s, Brilliance Music & Studios
  • Innovation: Kii Audio: Three loudspeaker
  • Value For Money: KEF LS50 Wireless