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Ayon Audio Vulcan Evo – Positive Feedback Review

06/05/2017

Ayon Audio Vulcan Evo Amplifiers 05-06-2017                 |           By Brad Morrical               | Issue 9 Ayon Audio has over the last 15 years become one of the best known high end tube amplifier manufacturers, at…

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Ayon HA-3 “Stereoplay“ – April 2017, Germany

21/04/2017

Some review quotes: English Translation Also in the HA-3 and practically unchanged you find again Ayon’s tonal philosophy already known from the big powerful triode amps. This includes a dry, acutely firm, and voluminous bass-fundament, that also here became unmistakably manifest with the rather slimly “predisposed” Sennheiser HD800. Impact and…

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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 Crossfire Evo Review – SoundRebels

10/04/2017

Ayon Crossfire Evo Monoblock Power Amplifier Opinion 1 I think, that most of you will agree with me, that the Austrian brand Ayon is part of the demanding world of audiophiles and High End for at least some years. And at that it is very recognizable. I know, that a…

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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 Odin III Gen 4 Stereo Amplifier ($26,500)

13/01/2017

The Odin, a 50 watt per channel direct heated triode stereo amp, is a state-of-the-art tube amp made in Austria and is among the best I’ve heard.  Its ability to throw an open soundstage filled with images of high density and energy while being highly resolving yet neutral in tonal…

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Ayon HA-3 „High Fidelity“ No. 151 (English Version)

01/01/2017

December 2016, Poland Text & Images: Wojciech Pacula         / December 2016   /     No.151 It is very difficult to understand why companies specializing in devices based on electron tubes did not rush to the new market segment, which suddenly opened up to them – the headphone amplifiers’ one. Very…

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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 Spirit PA – SoundRebels

10/12/2016

Opinion 1 After two weeks of very tiring reportage marathon, during which our day easily reached eighteen-nineteen working hours, finally we can sit down for a while, take a deep breath and tackle some things we did not manage before the AVS. Well, it seemed that we had things photographed,…

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Ayon Audio Triton III – Positive Feedback Writer’s Choice 2016 Award and Review

18/11/2016

                            Beginning at the end of 2003, PF established its first annual awards for fine audio. The Brutus Award was established for the best that David Robinson and Dave Clark had heard in their own listening rooms during that…

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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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Ayon Audio Triton III Review – Positive Feedback

14/11/2016

Ayon Audio Triton III Integrated Amplifier 11-14-2016 | By  Gary Lea | Issue 88 I have always been a fan of Ayon products. While many of their offerings are not for the faint of heart from a cost perspective you can generally count on the company to produce some of the…

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Ayon Audio Scorpio Mono – High Fidelity Review

02/11/2016

By Wojciech Pacula                            November 2016          No.150 I know Gerhard Hirt pretty well, I think I can call him my friend. He runs his company, Ayon Audio as a top class manager should but at the…

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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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2016 Blue Note Award: Ayon Audio Crossfire EVO – Enjoy The Music

01/09/2016

September 2016  & Magazine Best Audiophile Product of 2016 Blue Note Award Best Of 2016 Blue Note Equipment Awards Ayon Audio Crossfire EVO Monoblock Power Amplifier Price: €22,500 / pair with AA62B, €25,000 / pair with AA82B   Ayon Audio Crossfire EVO Monoblock Power Amplifier   “I have been using Ayon’s preamplifiers…

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Ayon Scorpio and Spirit III – Analog (Japanese)

21/07/2016

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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 Scorpio Integrated and CD-07s Review – Positive Feedback

20/06/2016

The Neoteric Listener – The Ayon Scorpio Integrated and CD-07s Compact Disc Player 06-20-2016 | By Dean Seislove | Issue 85 The Ayon Audio Scorpio is a heavy, Class A integrated amplifier made of high grade aluminum and powered by gleaming KT88 and 12AU7 tubes. One look and listen, and you know…

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Ayon Audio Auris II Review – Audio Reference

15/06/2016

Ayon Auris II Preamplifier AYON AUDIO AWARDED “BEST SOUND” MUNICH HIGH END AUDIO SHOW 2015 ! REVIEW SUMMARY: “Auris gave some body to this image. It put the whole sound more “stable onto the ground”. It filled the air with lively tissue and loaded some serious mass wherever needed. It…

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Ayon Audio – Blog Review from Audio-Philia

26/03/2016

Ayon Blog Review from Audio-Philia March 26, 2016  –  Linda Gray Introducing Ayon Audio – New to Audio-philia         Timeless Design. Magic Sound.   Ayon Audio is an award-winning Austrian company offering one of the most extensive and highly regarded ranges of vacuum tube components in the world,…

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Ayon Spitfire – Stereoplay

23/03/2016

Ayon Spitfire – March 2016   Click Here To Open (English) Click Here to Open (Deutsche)

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Ayon Audio Spitfire Review – SoundRebels

21/03/2016

AYON SPITFIRE ENGLISH VER. Opinion 1 During telephone calls on the occasion of the test of the third version of the Crossfire, as well as during face to face meetings in the Krakow location of Nautilus, I heard from Gerhard Hirt, that there is no room for improvement in an…

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Ayon BlackArrow-s & Spirit III: Stereo – Hifi Analog Special No.3

25/02/2016

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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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Conventional Audiophile Wisdom – SoundStage!

01/10/2015

Soundstage Ultra.com DetailsWritten by Jeff FritzCategory: OpinionCreated: 01 October 2015 I was having an e-mail conversation with a distributor friend of mine, Boris Granovsky, of Absolute Hi End, in Australia. We were discussing different audio brands and models, something we’ve done ever since we first met, a few years ago…

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Ayon Crossfire EVO – Enjoy the Music

10/08/2015

August 2015 SA Equipment World Premiere! Ayon Audio Crossfire EVO Monoblock Power AmplifierAyon Audio’s Crossfire Evo produces an amazingly rich, tuneful sound with tonal balance. Review By Wojciech Pacuła   When we carried Ayon Audio’s Crossfire Evo monoblock amplifier for review to my apartment on the fourth floor, my mind…

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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 S-3 Test– HiFiStatement

27/07/2015

Ayon S-3 Test 7-27-2015  //  Roland Dietl   Digital-to-analog converters have experienced rapid development in recent years, and the days when music was hard-coded by high-end supporters are long gone. In order to transport the music as lossless as possible from a mass storage device (NAS or USB hard disk)…

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THE Show Newport 2015 – Ballroom G

31/05/2015

By Jason Victor Serinus – “Stereophile” – USA Virtually every system on the lobby level of the Hotel Irvine qualified as cost-no-object, with some being more stratospherically priced than others. What immediately seized the attention of everyone who entered this extremely large room was the marvelously full range, convincingly colorful…

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Ayon Auris – Hifi Muzyka (English translated)

01/04/2015

April, 2015    —    Poland Read Article (English version)

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Ayon Vulcan Evo – Stereoplay

10/03/2015

March 2015, Germany Some review quotes: English Translation Ultimate big soundThe Vulcan Evo of course obeys the well known Ayon principles, i.e. features an automatic bias control system including tube test program. Additionally there are protective circuits making the giant amplifier extremely operationally safe. Consequently it is not a big…

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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 Spheris Phonostage Review – SoundRebels

08/02/2015

AYON SPHERIS PHONOSTAGE ENGLISH VER. The current trend of growing interest in vinyl resulted in more and more companies having a phonostage in their catalog. The bigger players in the branch have even more than one model, covering all price levels they operate on. Of course to be able to…

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Ayon Audio Spheris III Review and Award – High Fidelity

27/01/2015

Ayon Spheris III Linestage By Wojciech Pacula                               January 2015                                No. 128 My memories from (I think) the first edition of High…

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Ayon Spheris III – High Fidelity Best Product Award

05/01/2015

Ayon Spheris III High Fidelity’s BEST PRODUCT 2014 Award, Poland A preamplifier is a heart of a classic, analogue audio system. The final sonic effect relies a lot on how well this “heart” works. Many manufacturers don’t understand that, treating this element of the system lightly, often not realizing how different it…

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Ayon Crossfire PA – HiFi Muzyka Review

27/12/2014

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Ayon Spark III – StereoPlay Review

26/12/2014

December 2014, Germany Some review quotes: English Translation A real stunner; also the sound of the strict single-ended amp is typical Ayon and triodes: earthy, three-dimensionally large, colorful, well defined, much more powerful than you would assume looking at the data and not without the smooth natural sound of good…

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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 Epsilon – HXOS 5-star Review

01/12/2014

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Ayon CD-3s — HighEndStyle

21/11/2014

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Ayon Audio Spheris III Test and Review – HIFI Statement

13/10/2014

Ayon Spheris III 13.10.2014 // JÜRGEN SAILE What happens when a company like Ayon Audio once pulls out all stops and leaves the technicians off the leash? Sends the controller together with red pencil on vacation? This is what happened with the new Spheris III precursor. At least it seems. But I will do…

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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 Helios – High End Style Review

03/09/2014

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