50 Greatest Bargains in High-End Audio - 2019

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50 Greatest Bargains in High-End Audio - 2019

Cables, Power Products, and Accessories

AudioQuest conductive fiber record brush, $22.95
Caig Deoxit contact cleaner, $32.95
Shunyata Research Venom 14 AC power cord, $95
Synergistic Research Foundation Series, $499/$599

Entry Level

Grado Prestige Black2 phono cartridge, $75
AudioQuest DragonFly Black, Red, Cobalt DACs, $100/$200/$300
Schiit Audio Mani phonostage, $129
Wharfedale Diamond 11.1 loudspeaker, $349
Elac Uni-Fi UB5 loudspeaker, $499 
Rega Planar 1Plus turntable, $595
NAD C 328 integrated amplifier, $599
PS Audio Sprout100, $599

A Step Up

Audio Technica VM540ML and VM760SLC phono cartridges, $249/$649
Odyssey Khartago stereo power amplifier, $995 
REL Acoustics T/7i subwoofer, $999 
KEF LS50 loudspeaker, $1299
Magnepan .7 loudspeaker, $1450 
Parasound Halo JC 3 Jr. phonostage, $1495
Elac Navis ARB51 loudspeaker, $1999
MoFi Electronics UltraDeck+ turntable with UltraTracker cartridge, $2299 
KEF LS50W Wireless speaker system, $2499
NAD Masters M12 preamp/streaming DAC, $3849

Mid-Priced

Excel Sound Corporation Hana SL phono cartridge, $750
GoldenEar Technology SuperSub X subwoofer, $1249
Monitor Audio Silver 300 loudspeaker, $2000
Schiit Audio Yggdrasil DAC, $2399
Bowers & Wilkins 705 S2 loudspeaker, $2500
Vandersteen Audio Model 2Ce Signature II loudspeaker, $2700
First Watt F7 power amplifier, $3000
Wyred 4 Sound SX-1000R monoblock amplifier, $3598/pr.
Bowers & Wilkins Formation Duo, $4000

Upper End

Air Tight PC-7 phono cartridge, $2500
Clearaudio Performance DC Wood turntable, $3600 
JL Audio Fathom f112v2 and f113v2 subwoofers, $4000/$5000 
GoldenEar Technology Triton One.R, $5999
Magnepan MG 3.7i loudspeaker, $6600
Aesthetix Mimas integrated amplifier, $7000

Ultra High End

Clearaudio Stradivari phono cartridge, $4000
Moon 810LP phonostage, $13,000
Constellation Inspiration 1.0 integrated amplifier, $14,900 
JL Audio Gotham g213v2 subwoofer, $16,500 
AMG Viella V12 turntable, $17,500
MBL Noble N51 integrated amplifier, $17,600
Berkeley Audio Design Alpha DAC Reference Series 3 DAC, $22,000
Wilson Audio Yvette loudspeaker, $25,500
Magico S3 Mk II loudspeaker, $28,000
Magnepan 30.7 loudspeaker, $30,000




 

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