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. Angel City Audio Seraphim Prime speakers ($25,000/pair). Boardroom 3
  2. A.R.T. cable system (details TBA)
  3. Aurender A10 streamer/DAC combo. Boardroom 2, Room 5220
  4. Bernhagen Porter Model 10/12 speakers ($50,000/pair). Room 5205
  5. CMS Sotto Voce rack/vibration management with Center Stage footers. Room 5220
  6. Destination Audio Horn speakers ($95,000/pair). Boardroom 2
  7. Destination Audio 417A tube phono stage ($24,000). Boardroom 2
  8. Destination Audio 76 tube preamplifier ($15,000). Boardroom 2
  9. Destination Audio 45 tube monoblock amplifiers ($24,000/pair). Boardroom 2
  10. Destination Audio 50 tube monoblock amplifiers ($29,500/pair). Boardroom 2
  11. Dynaudio Contour 60 loudspeakers ($10,000/pair). Room 5214
  12. Funk Firm Turntable Vector V with FX3-9″ captive ($4,895). Room 5205
  13. HD Cable Design PowerSlave Marble power distributor ($16,500). Boardroom 1 
  14. Heed Thesis Delta Transport/Player ($4,200). Room 5205
  15. Genesis Component Interface 1.5 meter single-ended RCA interconnect ($3,500/pair). Room 5205
  16. Genesis Loudspeaker Interface 3 meter Loudspeaker Cable ($7,200/pair). Room 5205
  17. Genesis Power Interface 1.5 meter Amplifier Power Cord ($3,300). Room 5205
  18. Genesis Power Interface 1.5 meter Component Power Cord ($3,300). Room 5205
  19. Heed Thesis Delta Transport/Player ($4,200). Room 5205
  20. Krell Vanguard Universal ($4,495). Room TBA
  21. MasterBuilt Audio cables system. Room 5220
  22. Mojo Audio Annapurna 20B Headphone/Pre Amplifier, $14,999.95. HAR 1, Booth 4
  23. Mojo Audio Deja Vu Music Server Windows 10, $4,555.55. HAR 1, Booth 4
  24. Mojo Audio Mystique v3 DAC Balanced, $7,555.55. HAR 1, Booth 4
  25. Muraudio SP1 passive hybrid electrostats, $14,700/pair. Room 5209
  26. Nordost Tyr 2 cable system. Room 5224
  27. Pass Labs INT-250 integrated amplifier ($12,000). Room 5214
  28. Quadraspire Modular Equipment Rack Q4 Evo Veneer ($876). Room 5205
  29. Quicksilver Line Preamp ($995). Room 5205
  30. Quicksilver Mono 120 ($3,995/pair). Room 5205
  31. Quicksilver V4 monoblocks ($6,495/pair). Room 5205
  32. Quicksilver Sixty Watt Amp ($TBD). Room 5205
  33. Stage III Gorgon interconnects ($8,300/pair XLR). Boardroom 1
  34. Stage III Kraken power cable ($8,400/1.5m). Boardroom 1
  35. Stage III Leviathan power cable ($14,500/1.5m). Boardroom 1
  36. Stage III Medusa speaker cables ($18,500/pair). Boardroom 1
  37. Stage III Proteus power cable ($12,000/1.5m). Boardroom 1
  38. Studio Electric M4 studio monitor ($2,400/pair). Room 5224
  39. Transfiguration Phoenix Cartridge ($6,000). Room 5205
  40. TriangleArt Apollo moving-coil cartridge ($8,000). Boardroom 3
  41. TriangleArt Maestro turntable ($7,500). Boardroom 3
  42. TriangleArt Master Reference turntable system ($39,999). Boardroom 3, 3
  43. TriangleArt Osiris II tonearm ($6,800). Boardroom 3
  44. TriangleArt Reference Tube Phono stage ($12,999). Boardroom 3
  45. TriangleArt Reference Tube preamp ($18,999). Boardroom 3
  46. TriangleArt Rhea Reference cable system. Boardroom 3
  47. TriangleArt TA-200M solid-state monoblocks ($45,000/pair). Boardroom 3
  48. Von Schweikert Audio E3 MkII ($8,000/pair). Room 5220
  49. Wilson Benesch Endeavor stand-mounted Isobaric monitor ($50,000/pair). Boardroom 1
  50. Wilson Benesch R1 carbon fiber rack ($8,500 per module). Boardroom 1
  51. Ypsilon Aelius II push-pull hybrid monoblocks ($39,000/pair). Boardroom 1
  52. Ypsilon DAC 1000 non-upsampling non-oversampling valve D/A converter ($29,000). Boardroom 1
  53. Ypsilon PST-100 MkII combo valve/transformer preamp ($37,000). Boardroom 1

 

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.