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Ayon Enjoy The Music Performance Award 2020 Round

Ayon Triton EVO

23/09/2020

Enjoy The Music Magazine Ayon Triton EVO Legendary Performance Award Pure Class A – Pentode Triode Operation

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Ayon Triton P/A Stereo Amp

23/09/2020

Enjoy The Music Magazine Ayon Triton P/A Stereo Amp Legendary Performance Award Pure Class A – Pentode Triode Operation

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Ayon Audio The Absolute Sound “The Bugatti of Audio” Award

15/09/2020

Ayon Audio – The Absolute Sound “The Bugatti of Audio” Award  

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Ayon Audio CD-10 II Stereoplay

01/04/2020

Ayon Audio CD-10 II : Stereoplay – Germany, March 2020 Outstanding value at any price! Awarded the Stereoplay Highlight logo. Click here to read more (in German)  

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Ayon Audio CD-10 II – HFA Review

27/03/2020

Ayon Audio CD-10 II CD Player By: Hifi-Advice’s Christiaan Punter 27 March 2020 Click Here to read review

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Ayon Audio S-10 II Network player

15/02/2020

Ayon Audio S-10 II Network player February 2020, HiFi-Statement, Germany, by Mr. Rolan Dietl (German Version) Click here to read German version Click here to read English version

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Ayon Audio S-10 II Network Player Streamer – HiFi Statement

15/02/2020

Ayon Audio S-10 II Network Player Streamer February 2020, HiFi-Statement, Germany, by Mr. Rolan Dietl (German Version) Click here to read German version Click here to read English version

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Ayon S10-II Signature HiFi-Advice Dec. 2019 Review

12/12/2019

December 2019, Netherlands by HFA Christiaan Punter   Click Here To Read Part One by HFA Click Here To Read Part Two by HFA

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Ayon Audio CD-10 Signature CD/SACD Player – The Absolute Sound

16/11/2019

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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Ayon Audio S-10 II – Sound Rebels Review

21/08/2019

Ayon Audio S-10 II Opinion 1 For a long, long time, from the very beginning of the existence of SoundRebels, we have many times underlined in our reviews the fact, that we thought, think, and hopefully will think in the future, that a given product is best understood knowing the…

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Ayon Audio Editors’ Choice Award for 2019 – The Absolute Sound

30/04/2019

The Absolute Sound’s Editors’ Choice Award for 2019 – Goes to Ayon Audio!

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Ayon Audio S-10 II Network Player – Hi-Fi News Post

20/03/2019

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 Scorpio and S-3 Junior Review

23/11/2018

Ayon Audio Scorpio and S-3 Junior Extensive review of the Ayon Scorpio integrated amplifier and mini review of the S-3 Junior network player with DAC and preamp     CHRISTIAAN PUNTER      23 November 2018 Review samples supplied by Mafico Retail Price in the Netherlands: 3895 euro Given my fondness…

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Ayon Audio CD-T II Review – HIFI Statement

05/04/2018

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

01/03/2018

    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

01/01/2018

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

15/12/2017

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

04/11/2017

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 SoundRebels Review

16/10/2017

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 Audio CD-10 Hi-Fi Choice Test and Review

05/10/2017

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

29/09/2017

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 CD-35 „Stereoplay“ – June 2017, Germany

22/06/2017

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

09/06/2017

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

21/04/2017

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. Its…

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Ayon Audio S-10 Network Player Review: HIFI Statement

27/03/2017

  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;

16/03/2017

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

01/03/2017

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

29/01/2017

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 CD-35 „High Fidelity“ No. 152 (English Version)

28/01/2017

January 2017, Poland http://highfidelity.pl/@main-713&lang=enhttp://highfidelity.pl/@main-707&lang=enhttp://highfidelity.pl/@main-716&lang=en

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Ayon Audio CD-35 Review by High Fidelity

14/01/2017

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

01/01/2017

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

16/11/2016

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

02/09/2016

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

22/06/2016

  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

19/02/2016

Ayon Audio CD-3sx CD Player/DAC/Preamplifier Class A Tube Satisfaction Equipment report by Andre Jennings | January, 2015 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 a…

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Ayon Audio CD-2s: High Fidelity Review

29/10/2015

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

27/07/2015

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 CD-1sx Review SoundRebels

12/02/2015

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 Stealth Review – The Absolute Sound

04/12/2014

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

07/10/2014

Ayon CD-3sx Review summary: English TranslationThe 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…

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Ayon Audio CD 3sx Review – Audiophile Magazine

23/09/2014

  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…

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Ayon Audio Sigma DAC Review – Enjoy the Music

25/08/2014

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

14/04/2014

  April 2014  —  Germany Review summary: English TranslationStreamer 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: outstandingDecorated with the Stereoplay Reference logo Test Fazit: German originalStreamer…

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

01/03/2014

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

29/10/2013

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

27/08/2013

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

27/07/2013

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 of…

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Ayon Stratos – Haute Fidelite No.2

23/07/2013

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 DAC…

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Ayon Audio S-5 Review – Six Moons

07/05/2013

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

26/04/2013

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