Details about the changes to the Antila II CD player and Tucana II amp from Leema Audio have been released. Available now, these two premium audio components feature several upgrades to better their performance over their predecessors.
A new integrated amplifier from source components manufacturer Bel Canto has just been unveiled: the S300iUSB. Designed for use with computer-based music collections, the S300iUSB connects to a user’s PC via USB and uses a 24/96 upsampling DAC board to run 300 Watts per channel.
The Evolution 5350 amplifier was announced by Creek at the Munich High End Show this past week. It will sell for $1,600, and features 2 x 200 Watts of power, a compact, high-frequency switching power supply and a bipolar modular power amp. It includes five inputs and the ability to connect to an A/V receiver using the bypass setting.
Adcom, under new management by Quality Technology Electronics, is restructuring and rebranding itself. They have established a lineup of new products for 2009, and one of the first to hit the market will be the GFA-555SE amplifier.
June will see the availability of the first digital amplifier from NAD. The Master Series M2 will be retailing for a suggested price of $4,999, and its development director says that it performs as well as, or better than, linear Class A or B amps at a Class D efficiency. The M2 features a 120dB dynamic range and 2 x 250 Watts into 4 or 8 Ohms.