For High-End Listening Bliss, These Audio Components Are Worth Splurging On


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When it comes to high-end audio equipment, few brands have cornered the market quite like McIntosh Group. The group is comprised of McIntosh Laboratory, Inc., Sonus faber and Pro-Ject — just to name a few. With a lineup like that, it's easy to find something suited for whatever your application is, whether you live in a small apartment or are looking to build out the ultimate home audio setup.

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High-end Equipment for Audiophiles: For those looking for the absolute best listening experience possible, start with the best quality components available. For the best in floorstanding speakers, put Sonus faber's Olympica Nova III on your list. The Nova III is handmade in Italy and is a three-way loudspeaker which features a natural sound, long-term listenability and lifelike music reproduction.


Speakers: If you're looking for an all-in-one setup, check out McIntosh's RS200 Wireless Loudspeaker System. Not only does it sound tremendous, it stands out as a statement piece and work of art in your home. It pumps out 650 total watts and is perfect for music streaming (with AirPlay 2, HD Bluetooth and DTS Play-Fi), or playing TV sound through an HDMI (ARC) connection. Or, if you're more the bookshelf speaker type, there's Sonus faber's Lumina 1. The speakers are impeccably crafted in Italy and come in three finish options — Wenge, Walnut and Gloss Black.


Turntables: No hi-fi audio system is complete without a turntable. For a best-in-class, unparalleled integrated turntable solution, McIntosh's MTI100 is the way to go. Simply add speakers and you're off and running. For the most accessible true audiophile turntable available, the Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Evo can't be beat. Plus, it comes in a variety of different finishes to match any aesthetic.


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