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.

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(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. Acoustic Research HiFi Hi-Res music player AR-M2 ($999.99). Room 5222
  6. Angel City Audio Seraphim Prime speakers ($25,000/pair). Boardroom 3
  7. A.R.T. AC-102 Double Outlet with Clamp ($160). Room 5229
  8. A.R.T. Analyst SE Speaker Cable ($16,000/3M pair). Room 5229
  9. A.R.T. Analyst SE Interconnect XLR ($9,000/1.5M pair). Room 5229
  10. A.R.T. Analyst SE Power Cable ($7,300/1.5M pair). Room 5229
  11. A.R.T. Super SE Digital Cable ($2,800/1.5M). Room 5229
  12. A.R.T. Super SE Power Cable ($2,95o/1.5M). Room 5229.
  13. A.R.T. Low Frequency Effect A-100s XLR ($9,955). Room 5229
  14. A.R.T. Mid-high Frequency Metal Tuning Cones ($2,050/set). Room 5229
  15. A.R.T. Low-mid Frequency Wood Tuning Cones ($600/set). Room 5229
  16. A.R.T. Low Frequency Wood Tuning Cones ($600/set). Room 5229
  17. A.R.T. Power Distributor ($2,800). Room 5229
  18. A.R.T. Q-Damper CD Mat Stabilizer ($250). Room 5229
  19. A.R.T. Q-Damper Base Stands ($390/set of 4). Room 5229
  20. A.R.T. Q-Damper Big Foot ($1,600/set of 4). Room 5229
  21. A.R.T. Synapsis III Audio Stand ($3,900). Room 5229
  22. Audio Note AN-E SPe Hemp loudspeakers ($5,880). Room 5226
  23. Audio Note AN-TT Two Deluxe turntable ($2,621). Room 5226
  24. Audio Note AN-VX Silver Stereo RCA 1M ($1,253/pair x 3). Room 5226
  25. Audio Note AN-VX Silver Stereo RCA 1.5M ($1,760/pair). Room 5226
  26. Audio Note AN-VX Silver Digital XLR 1M ($643). Room 5226
  27. Audio Note Arm Three Mark II tonearm ($1,507). Room 5226
  28. Audio Note CDT-One Mark II CD transport ($2,305). Room 5226
  29. Audio Note CDT-Five CD transport. Boardroom 5
  30. Audio Note Conqueror Silver Signature power amplifier ($6,768). Room 5226
  31. Audio Note DAC 2.1x Signature D-to-A converter ($4,073). Room 5226
  32. Audio Note Fifth Element DAC, Fifth Force power supply. Boardroom 5
  33. Audio Note IQ3 moving magnet cartridge ($763). Room 5226
  34. Audio Note M3 Phono preamplifier ($8,070). Room 5226
  35. Audio Note SPX Stereo Bi-wired speaker cable 2M ($9,639/pair). Room 5226
  36. Audio Note TT Two Deluxe turntable (gloss black), Arm Three/II, IO 1 moving-coil cartridge. Boardroom 5
  37. Audio Note S9 step-up transformer. Boardroom 5
  38. Audio Note M9 Phono full-function preamplifier (with SPU). Boardroom 5
  39. Audio Note cables. Boardroom 5
  40. Aurender A10 streamer/DAC combo. Boardroom 2, Room 5220, 5231
  41. Aurender N10 ($8,800). Boardroom 1, Room 5108
  42. Bel Canto Design Black EX Integrated amplifier ($15,000). Room 5216
  43. Benz Micro Gullwing SLR mc cartridge ($3,600). Room 5220
  44. Bernhagen Porter Model 10/12 speakers ($50,000/pair). Room 5106
  45. Bricasti Design M1 Gold Limited Edition DAC ($15k). Room 5203
  46. Bricasti Design M5 ($2,400). Room 5203
  47. Bricasti Design M15 stereo amplifier ($18,000). Room 5203
  48. Bricasti Design M21 DAC. Room 5203
  49. Bricasti Design M28 monoblocks ($30,000/pair). Room 5203
  50. Brodmann Vienna Classic Series VC7 speakers ($21,800/pair). Room 5106
  51. Cardas Audio Beyond XL power cables. Room 5216
  52. Cardas Audio Clear Beyond speaker cables. Room 5216
  53. Cardas Audio Clear Network cables. Room 5216
  54. Cardas Audio Interconnects – Clear Beyond ($1,875/1-meter pair). Room 5220
  55. Cardas Audio Phono cable – Clear Beyond ($573/1-meter). Room 5220
  56. Cardas Audio Power Cords – Clear Beyond ($522/1.5-meter). Room 5220
  57. Cardas Audio Speaker Cables – Clear Beyond ($4,085/2-meter pair). Room 5220
  58. Critical Mass Systems MAXXUM rack and Center Stage footers. Room 5108
  59. Destination Audio Horn speakers ($95,000/pair). Boardroom 2
  60. Destination Audio 417A tube phono stage ($24,000). Boardroom 2
  61. Destination Audio 76 tube preamplifier ($15,000). Boardroom 2
  62. Destination Audio 45 tube monoblock amplifiers ($24,000/pair). Boardroom 2
  63. Destination Audio 50 tube monoblock amplifiers ($29,500/pair). Boardroom 2
  64. Dynaudio Contour 60 loudspeakers ($10,000/pair). Room 5229
  65. EMM Labs DAC2X V2. Room 5108
  66. Eficion F200 Air-Motion Transformer speakers. Room 5201
  67. Exemplar Audio eXception SE Linestage. Room 5201
  68. Exit Level Audio solid-state Headamp ($4,999.95). HAR
  69. Exogal Comet DAC ($3,000). Room 5205, 5218
  70. Funk Firm Turntable Vector V with FX3-9″ captive ($4,895). Room 5106
  71. GamuT Di150 Limited Edition integrated amplifier. Room 5108
  72. Genesis Component Interface 1.5 meter single-ended RCA interconnect ($3,500/pair). Room 5106
  73. Genesis Loudspeaker Interface 3 meter Loudspeaker Cable ($7,200/pair). Room 5106
  74. Genesis Power Interface 1.5 meter Amplifier Power Cord ($3,300). Room 5106
  75. Genesis Power Interface 1.5 meter Component Power Cord ($3,300). Room 5106
  76. Harmonic Resolution Systems vibration control. Boardroom 5
  77. HB Cable Design PowerSlave Marble power distributor ($16,500). Boardroom 1
  78. Heed Abacus 5 Input DAC ($1,395). Room 5106
  79. Heed Thesis Delta Transport/Player ($4,200). Room 5106
  80. Joseph Audio Pulsar speakers ($7,700/pair). Room 5216
  81. KEF LS50 bookshelf speakers ($1,299.98/pair). Room 5101
  82. Krell Vanguard Universal ($4,495). Room 5229
  83. Line Magnetic LM-502CA DAC. Room 5201
  84. Magenta BTV4 Wireless Receiver. Boardroom 4
  85. Magenta DAC. Boardroom 4
  86. Magenta FZ47db Phono Stage. Boardroom 4
  87. Magenta TT-10 Turntable. Boardroom 4
  88. Margules-Mutable Stereo Console. Boardroom 4
  89. Margules Orpheus 1.3 Ceramic Driver Tower Speakers. Boardroom 4
  90. Margules SF220 Black 1.2 Tube Class A Preamplifier. Boardroom 4
  91. Margules U280-sc Black 1.3 Tube Class A Stereo/Mono Amplifiers. Boardroom 4
  92. MarkAudio-SOTA Cesti B speakers ($1,895). Room 5222
  93. MarkAudio-SOTA Cesti T speakers ($3,495). Room 5222
  94. MarkAudio-SOTA Viotti 1 speakers ($2,495). Room 5222
  95. MarkAudio-SOTA Tozzi 1 speakers ($445). Room 5222
  96. Marten Django L speakers ($10,000/pair). Room 5220
  97. MartinLogan Expression ESL 13A ($14,995/pair). Room 5231
  98. MasterBuilt Audio Reference Line cables system. Room 5108
  99. Merrill Williams Audio REAL 101.2 Turntable ($7,200). Room 5220
  100. MIT Cables 2C3D Level 3 Bi-wired 10″ Speaker Cables ($6,749). Room 5207
  101. MIT Cables 2C3D Level 3 XLR 1.0m ($4,949). Room 5207
  102. MIT Cables Predator 3 Noise Devouring power cord 2m ($599). Room 5207
  103. MIT Cables EVO One speaker interface. Room 5231
  104. MIT Cables EVO One interconnects. Room 5231
  105. MIT Cables Predator 3 power cables. Room 5231
  106. Mojo Audio Annapurna 20B Headphone/Pre Amplifier, $14,999.95. HAR
  107. Mojo Audio Deja Vu Music Server Windows 10, $4,555.55. HAR
  108. Mojo Audio Mystique v3 DAC Balanced, $7,555.55. HAR
  109. MrSpeaker AEON Closed planer magnetic headphones ($799.99)
  110. MrSpeaker VOCE electrostatic headphones ($2,999.99), HAR
  111. MSB Technologies “Analog” DAC ($6,000). Room 5218
  112. Muraudio SP1 passive hybrid electrostats, $14,700/pair. Room 5224
  113. Napa Acoustic Cellar Series All-In-One: Wall mounted transmission line speaker system – Starting at $1000. Room 5101
  114. Napa Acoustic Cellar Series Speaker Only – Starting at $400. Room 5101
  115. Napa Acoustic Cask Series Integrated Hybrid Class AB/Class D Amplifier selectable with phono preamp – Starting at $500. Room 5101
  116. Napa Acoustic Decanter Series Eco-friendly Acoustic Treatment Panel – Starting at $200. Room 5101
  117. Napa Acoustic Bottle Series Bookshelf Speakers – Starting at $300. Room 5101
  118. Napa Acoustic Cork Series Portable Bluetooth Speakers – Starting at $50. Room 5101
  119. Nordost Leif Interconnects – Blue Heaven Power Cord (1M – $209.99). Room 5224
  120. Nordost Blue Heaven Speaker cables (pair, 1M – $524.99 USD). Room 5224
  121. Nordost Blue Heaven USB cable ($249 USD). Room 5224
  122. Nordost Tyr 2 cable system. Room 5105
  123. Oppo Digital UDP-205 4K Ultra HD Audiophile Blu-ray Disc Player. Room 5201
  124. Ortofon Cadenza Mono mc cartridge ($1,280). Room 5220
  125. Parasound JC5 stereo amplifier. Room 5231
  126. Pass Laboratories INT-60 integrated solid-state amplifier ($9,000). Room 5205
  127. Pass Laboratories INT-250 integrated amplifier ($12,000). Room 5229
  128. Pass Laboratories XA25 stereo power amplifier ($4,900). Empire Room
  129. Pass Laboratories XP12 line level preamplifier ($5,800). Empire Room
  130. Pass Laboratories XP17 phono stage ($4,300). Empire Room
  131. Plinius SA103 power amplifier. Room 5201
  132. Pro-Ject RPM10 Carbon turntable ($3,499). Room 5105
  133. PS Audio DirectStream Power Plant 15 ($7,499). Room 5106
  134. PS Audio Sprout ($599). Room 5222
  135. PS Audio Stellar Gain DAC preamp ($1,699). Room 5222
  136. PS Audio S300 power amp ($1,499). Room 5222
  137. PureAudioProject Quintet10 Voxativ Modular Open Baffle Speakers. Room 5205
  138. PureAudioProject Quintet10 Stellar Modular Open Baffle speakers. Room 5205
  139. PureAudioProject Trio15 Voxativ Field Coil Modular Open Baffle Speakers. Room 5218
  140. Quadraspire Modular Equipment Rack Q4 Evo Veneer ($876). Room 5106
  141. Quicksilver Line Preamp ($995). Room 5106
  142. Quicksilver Mono 120 ($3,995/pair). Room 5106
  143. Quicksilver Moving Coil Stage ($695). Room 5106
  144. Quicksilver Phono Stage Preamplifier ($1,595). Room 5106
  145. Quicksilver V4 monoblocks ($6,495/pair). Room 5106
  146. Quicksilver Sixty Watt Amp ($2,995/pair). Room 5106
  147. Schiit Audio Fulla 2 DAC/Amp ($99). HeadMasters Auditioning Room (Pacific Room, Bldg IV)
  148. Schiit Audio Jotunheim configurable balanced desktop headamp/pre ($399). HAR
  149. Schiit Audio Valhalla 2 Triode OTL Headphone Amp and Preamp ($349). HAR
  150. Schiit Audio Bifrost Multibit DAC ($599). HAR
  151. Schiit Audio Lyr 3 hybrid modular headamp/DAC/Pre ($499). HAR
  152. Schiit Audio Magni 3 Headphone Amp and Preamp ($99). HAR
  153. Schiit Audio Loki Tone Control ($149). HAR
  154. Simaudio Moon 340iDPSX Integrated Amplifier with DAC and Phono stage ($5,800)
  155. Stage III Gorgon interconnects ($8,300/pair XLR). Boardroom 1
  156. Stage III Kraken power cable ($8,400/1.5m). Boardroom 1
  157. Stage III Leviathan power cable ($14,500/1.5m). Boardroom 1
  158. Stage III Medusa speaker cables ($18,500/pair). Boardroom 1
  159. Stage III Proteus power cable ($12,000/1.5m). Boardroom 1
  160. Stillpoints ESS42-26-4 Rack ($10,000). Room 5220
  161. Stillpoints Ultra 6 Feet (under power amps) ($899 each). Room 5220
  162. Studio Electric M4 studio monitor ($2,400/pair). Room 5105
  163. T+A PA 3100 HV integrated amplifier ($13,900). Room 5207
  164. T+A MP2500 R multiple source SACD player ($13,000). Room 5207
  165. T+A Pulsar ST20 loudspeakers ($4,400). Room 5207
  166. Tidal Piano Diacera G2 speakers. Room 5203
  167. Transfiguration Phoenix Cartridge ($6,000). Room 5106
  168. Trenner & Friedl Art speakers ($6,000/pair). Room 5106
  169. TriangleArt Apollo moving-coil cartridge ($8,000). Boardroom 3
  170. TriangleArt Maestro turntable ($7,500). Boardroom 3
  171. TriangleArt Master Reference turntable system ($39,999). Boardroom 2, 3
  172. TriangleArt Osiris II tonearm ($6,800). Boardroom 3
  173. TriangleArt Reference Tube Phono stage ($12,999). Boardroom 3
  174. TriangleArt Reference Tube preamp ($18,999). Boardroom 3
  175. TriangleArt Rhea Reference cable system. Boardroom 3
  176. TriangleArt TA-200M solid-state monoblocks ($73,000/pair). Boardroom 3
  177. TrianglArt Ultimate TA-350M tube monoblocks. Boardroom 3
  178. Tri-Planar U2 (classic 10″) tonearm (two, $7,200 each). Room 5220
  179. Unisinger UIA-2 Silver Speaker ($6,999/pair). Room 5103
  180. Unisinger UIA-2 Gold Speaker ($10,990/pair). Room 5103
  181. Unisinger UIA-2 Platinum Speaker ($28,880/pair). Room 5103
  182. U-Turn Orbit Plus turntable ($309). Room 5222
  183. Von Schweikert Audio E3 MkII ($8,000/pair). Room 5108
  184. Whammerdyne 2A3 SE model DAA3+ RAM ($6,900). Room 5218
  185. Whammerdyne 2A3 SE model Ultimate “Truth” ($13,000). Room 5218
  186. Wilson Benesch Endeavor stand-mounted Isobaric monitor ($50,000/pair). Boardroom 1
  187. Wilson Benesch R1 carbon fiber rack ($8,500 per module). Boardroom 1
  188. Wyred 4 Sound DAC-2v2 ($2,299). Room 5218
  189. Wyred 4 Sound MS Server ($2,999). Room 5218
  190. Wyred 4 Sound modified Sonos Connect ($900). Room 5218
  191. Wyred 4 Sound STI-v2 integrated amplifier ($2,499.20). Room 5218
  192. Ypsilon Aelius II push-pull hybrid monoblocks ($39,000/pair). Boardroom 1, Room 5108
  193. Ypsilon DAC 1000 non-upsampling non-oversampling valve D/A converter ($29,000). Boardroom 1
  194. Ypsilon PST-100 MkII combo valve/transformer preamp ($37,000). Boardroom 1, Room 5108
  195. Zesto Audio Allasso Step Up Transformer ($2,995). Room 5220
  196. Zesto Audio Andros Tessera Vacuum Tube Phono Stage ($12,000). Room 5220
  197. Zesto Audio Eros 300 monoblock Class A power amplifiers ($19,900/pair). Room 5220
  198. Zesto Audio Leto 1.5 Vacuum Tube Preamp ($7,500). Room 5220
  199. Zu Audio Druid Mk.VI loudspeakers ($9,999/pair). Empire Room
  200. Zu Cable. Empire Room
  201. Zu/DL-103 moving coil cartridge. Empire Room

 

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.