2016 Editors' Choice Awards: Preamplifiers $5,000 - $10,000|Aesthetix Calypso/Calypso Signature $5000/$7000 The all-tube Calypso delivers most of the performance of Aesthetix’ two-box $13,000 Callisto linestage for about a third the price. Sonically, the Calypso is characterized by extremely good dynamics and dynamic ...read more
Lamm Industries LL2.1 Deluxe Line Preamplifier (TAS 198)|Designer Vladimir Lamm, who is equally at home with tube as well as solid-state circuitry, has refreshed the LL2 design, LAMM’s long-standing entry-level tube linestage preamp. The LL2.1 is a direct replacement for the LL2. ...read more
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