Emmanuel Go of First Sound with his Presence
Deluxe Statement preamp ($7900), which is fully dual mono (notice the two identical black
control units) and tubed.
John Huff of Huff Loudspeaker Company stands
next to his System Three loudspeaker, which costs around $26,000 per pair depending on
Altis' Howard Mandel along with his CDT-III
transport (top shelf) and Reference digital-to-analog processor, which cost $4950 each.
Alan Kafton (left), distributor, and Stefano
Ruggimenti, designer of the RAF M1 power/integrated amp ($1800), which uses16A8 TV
small-signal tubes to produce 15Wpc in class A, 21Wpc in class AB1.
Phil Jones, designer of the AAD line of
speakers, poses next to a pair of his Q-50s, which cost much less than you would guess by
looks alone -- $2500 per pair.
Will Knapp of Revel holds the driver for the
Revel B15 subwoofer ($2995).
Albert Von Schweikert and the newest iteration
of his VR-4 loudspeaker, the $3995-per-pair Generation III.
Jeff Fritz (right) poses with Dieter
Guess who? Jeff kneels next to the new ProAc
Future .5 loudspeaker ($6000 per pair).
Jim Richards (left) and Vince Stables of