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Introducing the DS Audio DS 002

The new DS Audio DS 002 optical phono cartridge combines the latest optical cartridge technology with a more budget-friendly price point. Featuring an aluminum cantilever and classic Shibata stylus, the DS 002’s optical screen is positioned closer to the stylus–a breakthrough in phono cartridge design allowing for more accurate reading of the information within the record […]

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DS Audio DS-W1 Named HiFi+’s Cartridge of the Year

UK publication,  has named the DS Audio DS-W1 optical phono cartridge their 2016 Cartridge of the Year. From HiFi+: “Undoubtedly the most exciting development in phono cartridge design since the invention of the moving coil, Japanese audiophile brand DS Audio’s unique DS-W1 consists of an optical cartridge and matching equaliser. Although it uses a conventional […]

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The Clearaudio Goldfinger Statement MC cartridge being played at Music Matters 12

AMG, Benz, Clearaudio featured in Music Matters 12 Vignette

Were you unable to attend Music Matters 12 at Definitive Audio in Seattle a couple weeks back? No worries, as Stereophile’s Jana Dagdagan has compiled a 60-second vignette title “1 Minute Audiophile Escape” which highlights the best of the best at this year’s event including the AMG V12 Turntable, Benz Micro LP-S cartridge, and Clearaudio […]

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Join Garth Leerer and Allan Moulton for AXPONA 2017 at the Westin O’Hare in Rosemont, IL from Friday, April 21st through Sunday April 23rd. This year, we will be exhibiting on the 12th floor with Quintessence Audio who is celebrating their 40th anniversary. We are also exhibiting in  room 550 with Needle Doctor. Check back often, […]