50 Greatest Bargains in High-End Audio

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50 Greatest Bargains in High-End Audio

Cables, Power Products, and Accessories

AudioQuest Conductive Fiber record brush, $19
Caig Deoxit Gold G100L contact cleaner, $34
Shunyata Research Venom AC cord, $95
Wireworld Mini Eclipse 7 speaker cable, $560

Entry Level

Muzo Cobblestone Wi-Fi receiver, $59
AudioQuest DragonFly Black and Red DACs, $99/$199
Elac Debut B5 and Elac Debut F5 loudspeakers, $229/$499
Rega Planar 1 turntable, $475
NAD D 3020 integrated amplifier, $499
Audio by Van Alstine Vision Q phonostage, $499
Astell&Kern AK70 portable player, $599 
Rotel CD14 disc player, $599

A Step Up

HiFiMan HE400S planar-magnetic headphones, $299
Onkyo DP-X1 portable player with MQA, $899
Odyssey Khartago stereo power amplifier, $995
REL Acoustics T/7i subwoofer, $999
NuPrime IDA-8 integrated amplifier/DAC, $1095
Oppo UDP-205 4K universal disc player, $1299
Magnepan .7 loudspeaker, $1395
GEM Dandy PolyTable turntable, $1495
Totem Acoustic Sky loudspeaker, $1895

Mid-Priced

Excel Sound Corporation Hana SL phono cartridge, $750
Oppo PM-1 planar-magnetic headphones, $1099
JL Audio e110/e112 subwoofers, $1500/$1900
Alchemy by Elac DDP-1 preamp and DAC/DPA-1 power amplifier, $1995/$1995
GoldenEar Technology Triton Five loudspeaker, $1999
Schiit Audio Yggdrasil DAC, $2300
Aurender N100H music server, $2700
Exposure 3010S2D integrated amplifier, $2795
Aerial Acoustics Model 5T loudspeaker, $3795
AVM Inspiration CS 2.2 all-in-one, $4995

Upper End

Audeze LCD-X planar-magnetic headphones, $1699
Air Tight PC-7 phono cartridge, $2500
Acoustic Signature Challenger Mk3 turntable, $4495
Berkeley Audio Design Alpha DAC Series 2 DAC, $4995
DS Audio DS 002 phono cartridge and phonostage, $5000
Hegel H360 integrated amplifier, $6000
Vandersteen Treo CT loudspeaker, $8400
Wilson Audio Sabrina loudspeaker, $15,900
Avantgarde Acoustic Zero 1 XD active horn loudspeaker, $18,500

Ultra High-End

Ortofon A95 phono cartridge, $6499
Constellation Inspiration Series electronics, $11,000 each
JL Audio Gotham g213v2 subwoofer, $15,000
Sanders Model 10e hybrid electrostatic loudspeaker, $17,000
AMG Viella 12 turntable, $17,500
T+A PA 3000 HV integrated amplifier and MP 3000 HV music player $18,500/$15,500
Berkeley Alpha Reference DAC Series 2, $19,995
MartinLogan CLX Art loudspeaker, $25,495
Magico S3 Mk II loudspeaker, $28,000
Bowers & Wilkins 800 D3 loudspeaker, $30,000

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