CAS8 Equipment List

 

EQUIPMENT LIST

The following is a list of equipment to be demonstrated at CAS8 and eligible for the CAS Awards. Equipment must be on this list to be eligible.

Details are posted when supplied by Exhibitors. Links are included where the product page is available.

Please note some equipment may be on static display only.

Vote! Visit the CAS Awards official page for complete instructions.

Also see List of Companies.

Official CAS acoustic treatment

 

 

 

(Listed alphabetically)

  1. Acapella Audio Arts High Campanile 2 plasma/horn speakers. Boardroom 5
  2. Acapella Audio Arts LaMusika hybrid integrated amplifier ($105,500). Boardroom 5
  3. Acapella Audio Arts LaMusika music server. Boardroom 5
  4. Acapella Audio Arts Cable System. Boardroom 5
  5. Angel City Audio Seraphim Prime speakers ($25,000/pair). Boardroom 3
  6. A.R.T. cable system (details TBA). Room 5214
  7. Audio Note UK TT Two Deluxe turntable (gloss black), Arm Three/II, IO 1 moving-coil cartridge. Boardroom 5
  8. Audio Note UK S9 step-up transformer. Boardroom 5
  9. Audio Note UK M9 Phono full-function preamplifier (with SPU). Boardroom 5
  10. Audio Note UK CDT-Five CD transport. Boardroom 5
  11. Audio Note UK Fifth Element DAC, Fifth Force power supply. Boardroom 5
  12. Audio Note UK cables. Boardroom 5
  13. Aurender A10 streamer/DAC combo. Boardroom 2, Room 5220
  14. Benz Micro Gullwing SLR mc cartridge ($3,600). Room 5218
  15. Bernhagen Porter Model 10/12 speakers ($50,000/pair). Room 5205
  16. Cardas Audio Interconnects – Clear Beyond ($1,875/1-meter pair). Room 5218
  17. Cardas Audio Phono cable – Clear Beyond ($573/1-meter). Room 5218
  18. Cardas Audio Power Cords – Clear Beyond ($522/1.5-meter). Room 5218
  19. Cardas Audio Speaker Cables – Clear Beyond ($4,085/2-meter pair). Room 5218
  20. CMS Sotto Voce rack/vibration management with Center Stage footers. Room 5220
  21. Destination Audio Horn speakers ($95,000/pair). Boardroom 2
  22. Destination Audio 417A tube phono stage ($24,000). Boardroom 2
  23. Destination Audio 76 tube preamplifier ($15,000). Boardroom 2
  24. Destination Audio 45 tube monoblock amplifiers ($24,000/pair). Boardroom 2
  25. Destination Audio 50 tube monoblock amplifiers ($29,500/pair). Boardroom 2
  26. Dynaudio Contour 60 loudspeakers ($10,000/pair). Room 5214
  27. Funk Firm Turntable Vector V with FX3-9″ captive ($4,895). Room 5205
  28. Harmonic Resolution Systems vibration control. Boardroom 5
  29. HD Cable Design PowerSlave Marble power distributor ($16,500). Boardroom 1 
  30. Heed Thesis Delta Transport/Player ($4,200). Room 5205
  31. Genesis Component Interface 1.5 meter single-ended RCA interconnect ($3,500/pair). Room 5205
  32. Genesis Loudspeaker Interface 3 meter Loudspeaker Cable ($7,200/pair). Room 5205
  33. Genesis Power Interface 1.5 meter Amplifier Power Cord ($3,300). Room 5205
  34. Genesis Power Interface 1.5 meter Component Power Cord ($3,300). Room 5205
  35. Heed Thesis Delta Transport/Player ($4,200). Room 5205
  36. Krell Vanguard Universal ($4,495). Room TBA
  37. Magenta ACRH2.8 Stereo Hybrid Integrated Amplifier. Boardroom 4
  38. Magenta BTV4 Wireless Receiver. Boardroom 4
  39. Magenta DAC. Boardroom 4
  40. Magenta FZ47db Phono Stage. Boardroom 4
  41. Magenta SA2.6 Floorstanding Speakers. Boardroom 4
  42. Magenta TT-10 Turntable. Boardroom 4
  43. Margules-Mutable Stereo Console. Boardroom 4
  44. Margules Orpheus 1.3 Ceramic Driver Tower Speakers. Boardroom 4
  45. Margules SF220 Black 1.2 Tube Class A Preamplifier. Boardroom 4
  46. Margules U280-sc Black 1.3 Tube Class A Stereo/Mono Amplifiers. Boardroom 4
  47. Marten Django L speakers ($10,000/pair). Room 5224
  48. MasterBuilt Audio cables system. Room 5220
  49. Merrill Williams Audio REAL 101.2 Turntable ($7,200). Room 5218
  50. Mojo Audio Annapurna 20B Headphone/Pre Amplifier, $14,999.95. HAR 1, Booth 4
  51. Mojo Audio Deja Vu Music Server Windows 10, $4,555.55. HAR 1, Booth 4
  52. Mojo Audio Mystique v3 DAC Balanced, $7,555.55. HAR 1, Booth 4
  53. Muraudio SP1 passive hybrid electrostats, $14,700/pair. Room 5209
  54. Nordost Tyr 2 cable system. Room 5224
  55. Ortofon Cadenza Mono mc cartridge ($1,280). Room 5218
  56. Pass Labs INT-250 integrated amplifier ($12,000). Room 5214
  57. Quadraspire Modular Equipment Rack Q4 Evo Veneer ($876). Room 5205
  58. Quicksilver Line Preamp ($995). Room 5205
  59. Quicksilver Mono 120 ($3,995/pair). Room 5205
  60. Quicksilver V4 monoblocks ($6,495/pair). Room 5205
  61. Quicksilver Sixty Watt Amp ($TBD). Room 5205
  62. Schiit Audio Fulla 2 DAC/Amp ($99). HeadMasters Auditioning Room (Pacific Room, Bldg IV)
  63. Schiit Audio Valhalla 2 Triode OTL Headphone Amp and Preamp ($349). HAR
  64. Schiit Audio Bifrost Multibit DAC ($599). HAR
  65. Schiit Audio Magni 3 Headphone Amp and Preamp ($99). HAR
  66. Schiit Audio Loki Tone Control ($149). HAR
  67. Stage III Gorgon interconnects ($8,300/pair XLR). Boardroom 1
  68. Stage III Kraken power cable ($8,400/1.5m). Boardroom 1
  69. Stage III Leviathan power cable ($14,500/1.5m). Boardroom 1
  70. Stage III Medusa speaker cables ($18,500/pair). Boardroom 1
  71. Stage III Proteus power cable ($12,000/1.5m). Boardroom 1
  72. Stillpoints ESS42-26-4 Rack ($10,000). Room 5218
  73. Stillpoints Ultra 6 Feet (under power amps) ($899 each). Room 5218
  74. Studio Electric M4 studio monitor ($2,400/pair). Room 5224
  75. Transfiguration Phoenix Cartridge ($6,000). Room 5205
  76. TriangleArt Apollo moving-coil cartridge ($8,000). Boardroom 3
  77. TriangleArt Maestro turntable ($7,500). Boardroom 3
  78. TriangleArt Master Reference turntable system ($39,999). Boardroom 2, 3
  79. TriangleArt Osiris II tonearm ($6,800). Boardroom 3
  80. TriangleArt Reference Tube Phono stage ($12,999). Boardroom 3
  81. TriangleArt Reference Tube preamp ($18,999). Boardroom 3
  82. TriangleArt Rhea Reference cable system. Boardroom 3
  83. TriangleArt TA-200M solid-state monoblocks ($73,000/pair). Boardroom 3
  84. Tri-Planar U2 (classic 10″) tonearm (two, $7,200 each). Room 5220
  85. Von Schweikert Audio E3 MkII ($8,000/pair). Room 5220
  86. Wilson Benesch Endeavor stand-mounted Isobaric monitor ($50,000/pair). Boardroom 1
  87. Wilson Benesch R1 carbon fiber rack ($8,500 per module). Boardroom 1
  88. Ypsilon Aelius II push-pull hybrid monoblocks ($39,000/pair). Boardroom 1
  89. Ypsilon DAC 1000 non-upsampling non-oversampling valve D/A converter ($29,000). Boardroom 1
  90. Ypsilon PST-100 MkII combo valve/transformer preamp ($37,000). Boardroom 1
  91. Zesto Audio Allasso Step Up Transformer ($2,995). Room 5218
  92. Zesto Audio Andros Tessera Vacuum Tube Phono Stage ($12,000). Room 5218
  93. Zesto Audio Eros 300 monoblock Class A power amplifiers ($19,900/pair). Room 5218
  94. Zesto Audio Leto 1.5 Vacuum Tube Preamp ($7,500). Room 5218

 

Voting guidelines:

Vote count: 2 – per Member of the Press, 1 – per Attendee. Vote allowance: 1 vote allowed per Type per person.

1 Ballot card per person.

Categories:

Type I – Most Innovative Product. Awarded to the Exhibitor with the most innovative, yet practical product.

Type II – Best Industrial Design. Awarded to the Exhibitor with the most aesthetically captivating product.

Type III – Best Value Component. An original design at the lowest price point with a performance that would allow it to seamlessly fit into the best of systems.

Type IV – The Ultimate Component. Who cares if it costs $1,000 or $100,000? It is simply the best in its class.

Type V – Best System Performance. Awarded to the room with the best sonic performance and/or musicality.