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Epic AV offers the same pricing on TV's that you would pay at Big Box Retailers and Major On-Line Competitors such as Best Buy, Amazon.com, B&H, ABT and others. Visit our Showroom to view some of the best 4K TV's available today. We're open 7 days a week.

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When the quality matters Epic AV is the solution.

Original Price: $ 799

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Premium Wireless 800 Stereo Speaker

Fully powered stereo speaker with built-in Anthem® Class-D amplifier that streams lossless audio wirelessly over standard Wi-Fi networks.

Paradigm’s Premium Wireless Series delivers more dynamic streaming Wi-Fi audio. It accomplishes this with advanced engineering and high-quality materials, as well as the most innovative streaming technology available. The difference is clearly audible, with a wider dynamic range, crisp details and bigger bass response. The Premium Wireless Series achieves surprisingly bold wireless sound reproduction.

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SPECS

  • Design   4-driver, 2 way stereo tabletop
  • Crossover  Digital 4th order @ 3.5kHz
  • Amplifier   Anthem® Class-D Amp; 460W Dynamic Peak; 230W RMS
  • Room Correction  Anthem Room Correction - ARC™, with included calibrated microphone
  • Frequency Response   On-Axis  +/- 2dB from 44Hz - 20kHz
  • High Frequency Driver  Two 1" (25mm) S-PAL™ dome, ferro-fluid damped / cooled, extended pistonic range
  • Midrange Frequency Driver   Two 5" (127mm) S-PAL™ drivers, high-excursion foam-rubber elastomer surrounds, 1" high-temp voice coil
  • Low Frequency Extension   39 Hz (DIN)
  • Sensitivity   Room / Anechoic  91 dB / 88 dB
  • Inputs  3.5mm Analog Input, USB (for firmware updates), Ethernet 10/100
  • Dimensions   HxWxD  7" × 20" × 5.5"
  • Wireless Receiver  2.4GHz and 5.0GHz; 802.11 g/n

Original Price: $ 499

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Premium Wireless AMP 2-Channel Amplifier

Anthem® Class-D amplifier to stream lossless audio wirelessly over standard wireless networks to any pair of non-powered speakers

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  • Design Anthem® Class-D wireless 2-channel amplifier
  • Amplifier Anthem® Class-D Amp; 2 x 200W Dynamic Peak; 2 x 100W RMS 4 ohms
  • Room Correction  Anthem Room Correction - ARC™, with included calibrated microphone
  • Frequency Response   On-Axis  +/- 1dB from 20Hz - 20kHz
  • Sensitivity   Room / Anechoic  0.75 Vrms /
  • Impedance  Compatible with 4, 6 & 8 ohm speakers
  • Inputs  RCA analog inputs, USB (for firmware updates), Ethernet 10/100, L/R speaker terminals
  • Weight  3 lbs. (1.4 kg)
  • Dimensions   HxWxD  3.125" × 5.75" × 8.625"
  • Wireless Receiver  2.4GHz and 5.0GHz; 802.11 g/n

Original Price: $699

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Here's the ideal solution for room-filling 3D sound with style and functionality for set-and-forget operation. Six-channel amplification and AuraSphere DSP extract maximum enjoyment from your bigscreen entertainment.

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FEATURES

  • # Channels          6.1
  • Amplifier Type  Efficient Digital for Clear, Accurate Sound
  • Amplifier Frequency Response  120 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Drivers  Full-Range Cone (x6), Ring Tweeter (x2)

PROCESSING:

  • Dolby Digital Decoder     ✓
  • AuraSphere DSP for 3D Sound   ✓
  • Dedicated Sound Modes              ✓ (Movie / Music / News)
  • SBC Codec Support         ✓
  • MP3 Support via USB     ✓

CONNECTIVITY: 

  • Digital Audio IN (OPT / COAX)     1 / 1
  • Bluetooth Wireless Audio Streaming       ✓ (version 2.1 +EDR)
  • USB Input for Streaming Audio  ✓
  • Analog Audio Input for Smartphones / Media Players     ✓ (1/8" - 3.5 mm) 

We have Two of these great Processers in Stock

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Original Price: $ 6,000

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Original Price: $ 6,000 

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Multi-Channel Outputs Balanced 7.1 -Multi-Channel Outputs Unbalanced 11.1

The MX121 home theater processor is the control hub of some of the finest home theater systems in the world. An extensive yet easy to use feature set allows MX121 based systems to be configured to meet your exact needs.

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"McIntosh has managed with the $6,000 MX121 to halve the price of its $12,000 MX150 flagship processor, putting it at a still expensive, but more manageable, price point."
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We have (2) MX-121's in stock and they have been discounted to move fast! These Awesome processors have tons of features including AirPlay! They are in excellent condition with original packaging. Units are available for inspection at our Naples FL showroom.

Original Price: $ 12,500

SALE PRICE: $7,999  Floor Sample Demo

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The very best in music and film presentation

McIntosh processors help ensure consistently high quality sound reproduction in almost any listening room. Our processors contain powerful computers to analyze and compensate for your room acoustics and audio speaker placement to deliver a studio-quality movie and music listening experience in your home. A processor should have the flexibility to connect all your components together, process the signal into a great room-filling home theater experience, be easy to use, and deliver premium sound. McIntosh processors deliver all this, and more.

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  • HDMI video switching with 3D Video Pass-Through, RoomPerfect™ environmental audio correction and the latest in HD digital audio decoding provide superior multi-channel audio reproduction.
  • The vast array of digital and analog inputs can be custom labeled for simplified system operation and matched in volume level for a smooth transition between sources.
  • Features built-in Dolby® TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio™ decoding for the latest Blu-ray disc™ soundtracks. Two channel stereo source materials may be played back in stereo or processed up to 7.1 multi-channel using Dolby Pro Logic® IIx or DTS Neo:6 decoding.
  • Built-in Dual Zone feature allows operation of two audio / video zones to play different media simultaneously in separate rooms with independent program selection and control.
  • Assignable balanced input and outputs, analog phono section, bass and treble tone controls, and full RoomPerfect room correction all enhance the two channel audio experience of the MX151.

 

 

Original Price: $ 1999

SALE PRICE: $1000  Pre Owned Trade in

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It's an all-in-one Anthem quality two-channel analog solution that offers the performance you expect from Anthem.

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Love music? Still want to spin those vinyl LPs to hear all the great music you’ve collected? If you listen to music regularly and don’t require the extra channels of a home theater receiver, put the Integrated 225 on your list of “must haves”. It’s an all-in-one Anthem quality two-channel analog solution that offers the performance of high-powered separates, without the associated cost and complexity. The Integrated 225 is an amplifier/preamplifier boasting a high-quality built-in phono stage to accommodate Moving Magnet phono cartridges.

As usual our “keep-it-simple” philosophy lies front and center. The Integrated 225 is sleek, its outlook minimalist. It doesn’t call attention to itself in any overt way yet when it sits in the A/V rack, you can’t help noticing just how good it looks. The inside story is similar: high-quality component parts; critical inputs are buffered to prevent crosstalk; a combination active/passive “EQ” technology in the phono stage unlocks all of the magic hidden in those vinyl grooves … with a transparency, refinement and detail that should be far more expensive, but isn’t.

Original Price: $ 7,499

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Two Channel 190 WPC at 8 Ohm (1%THD EIAJ)

Wadia has advanced its tradition of progressive technology and industrial design, to deliver a product with the utmost in performance and aesthetics while also being environmentally conscious. Intuition focuses on the digital inputs, with 192 kHz/24 bit resolution for Coax, optical and AES and 384 kHz/32 bit via USB. There are also two analog inputs. At the heart of the digital decoding is a high resolution, 32 bit AD/DA digital preamp with a 1.5 MHz sampling frequency. The 350 watt, high efficiency power amplifier is capable of driving any loudspeaker. Its design is proudly made in Italy.

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“Wadia’s Intuition 01 is a daring, forward-thinking product. Its distinctive style will surely find many admirers, and it offers an alternative to the dour, bulky components that so frequently occupy listeners’ equipment racks and sight lines. It also offers very strong, if not standard-setting performance, with support for every popular digital audio format in existence, up to and including DXD. What I’m most impressed with, however, is the Intuition 01 as a package. It’s a full-featured, power-efficient component that accepts all manner of digital and analog inputs, with a bespoke remote and an attractive design that will harmonize with most living spaces. Hardcore audiophiles may scoff at such a product, but I’m confident that the Intuition 01 will resonate with far more potential buyers than the average integrated amplifier. Well played, Wadia.” Read more at SoundStage HiFi

Original Price: $ 1,995

SALE PRICE: $1,295, Showroom Demo Model

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 Upsampling Audio DAC with Master Reference Ultra-Clock

The DAC2.5 converts your digital media into music for the most direct connection to your amplifier. The DAC2.5 provides full system control and is loaded with features including an analog input. This allows you to experience your music through the convenience of a single component, eliminating the need for a preamplifier.

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“Ever since the release of their original DAC1, which sold for a little over $1000, Bel Canto has been known for their high-quality DACs. Their current DACs are far more advanced designs that also include digital volume control. When you consider that, ten years after the launch of the DAC1, the e.One DAC2.5 can be used as the centerpiece of a high-quality digital audio system and costs only $1995, it seems a relative bargain.”   Written by Roger Kanno,  Created: 01 June 2011 Sound Stage Access

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We have this great sounding DAC in stock and discounted to move fast! This awesome DAC has tons of features and would make a great addition to any hi end equipment! Unit is in excellent condition with original packaging. Unit is available for inspection at our Naples FL showroom.

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Two Channel Tube Preamp

The C2500 tube preamplifier combines the legendary McIntosh vacuum tube preamplifier circuitry with a full suite of contemporary features and technology.
A total of 15 inputs – including two dedicated phono (1 Moving Magnet and 1 Moving Coil) and five digital – offers you ample connections to keeâ��p all your legacy and modern sources connected, while six dual triode tubes will produce that romantic tube sound. The digital inputs will decode digital music at up to 32 bits and 192kHz for high resolution audio playback.

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"The McIntosh C2500 and MC452 excel at spectacular dynamic expression, beautiful and accurate tonality, satisfying detail retrieval, and the recreation of a generous sound field." -read the full review at Audio Esoterica

We took this great sounding Preamp in on trade from a very good customer. Unit was originally purchased from Epic AV and we have all original packaging. Unit is in excellent condition with minimal hours of use. It is available for inspection at our Naples FL showroom.

Original Price: $ 999.99

SALE PRICE: $775 Showroom Demo Model

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Stereo Preamplfier

The RC-1570 provides an entryway into higher performing separate components with all of the analog and digital inputs required by today's sources. Separate components hold the promise of the best possible fidelity, since each device is optimized for its role in the sound reproduction chain. Rotel has been designing and manufacturing high performance components for dedicated enthusiasts for over 50 years.

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"When, a few years ago, I decided to start a second run in audio, my system included a tubed preamplifier from Audio Research that I’d had for some 15 years. The Rotel RC-1570 reminds me of the sound I had during that long stretch: warm and very comfortable, with bass that’s firm but not as precise as that from similarly priced, all-solid-state preamps. I never found tubes to be the finicky nuisances they’re often claimed to be, and my ARC preamp had a sweet, fat midrange sound that the solid-state gear of that time couldn’t duplicate. But time has moved on, and so has solid-state. The warm sound and comprehensive feature set of Rotel’s RC-1570 should keep its buyers happy for many years." Written by Erich Wetzel,  Sound Stage Access, read the full review

This is our showroom demo and is in excellent condition with original packaging. Unit is available for inspection at our Naples FL showroom.

 

 

 

Original Price: $ 13,000

SALE PRICE: $9,999 Showroom Demo Unit

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Two Channel Stereo Preamp

At its heart, the Reference 5 SE is a fully balanced, zero-feedback, class-A triode preamplifier that uses four 6H30 tubes in its single-gain analog stage, and one 6H30 and one 6550 tube in the power supply. I’ve owned class-A and a few single-ended amps, and have always felt that they did more with tone and space than their class-AB cousins could ever dream of.

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"Summing up my experience of Audio Research's Reference 5 SE preamplifier is pretty easy: I was smitten. I hear a lot of great audio gear, but it's been a long time since I've been so taken with a component. I can't imagine anyone hearing the Ref 5 SE and not falling head over heels for it. It's been a long time, too, since I've heard a component that seemed to be so fundamental and significant an advance over all others I've heard." Brian Damkroger  |  Nov 9, 2012 Stereophile.com  read the full review

 

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Two Channel Poweramp

At 450 watts per channel, the MC452 is the most powerful McIntosh stereo amplifier and utilizes the latest advancements in circuit and cosmetic design. With the MC452, the latest circuit components are deployed in the classic McIntosh Quad Balanced design that cancels noise for impeccable audio performance.

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 "The McIntosh C2500 and MC452 excel at spectacular dynamic expression, beautiful and accurate tonality, satisfying detail retrieval, and the recreation of a generous sound field." -read the full review at Audio Esoterica

 We took this great Poweramp in on trade from a very good customer. Poweramp was originally purchased from Epic AV and we have all original packaging. Unit is in excellent condition with minimal hours of use. It is available for inspection at our Naples FL showroom.

Original Price: $ 3,500

SALE PRICE: $2,095 Clearance

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200W/Ch stereo amplifier

The Sigma series AMP2 is a 200W/Ch stereo amplifier utilizing switching technologies for both power supply and amplification stages. A Classé-designed switch mode power supply with Power Factor Correction makes over 1,000W of clean and stable power available while being both compact and efficient. A new class D amplifier topology provides wide dynamic range, smooth and extended frequency response and rich harmonic detail to yield stunning sonic performance. The efficiency of class D adds efficiency, low heat dissipation and relatively small size to the list of the AMP2’s attributes.

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“The Sigma SSP, Amp2 and Amp5 setup performed superbly during the time I had them. The audio quality was first-rate whether used for music or movies. When used for two-channel music, the Sigma SSP and Amp2 sounded detailed and clear. For multi-channel music and movies, the sound was immersive and impactful. If two-channel audio is a high priority in a surround sound processor then this may be the setup for you.”  Home Theater HiFi read the full review

 

Original Price: $ 1,995

SALE PRICE: $1,295, Showroom Demo Model

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250 watt @ 8 ohms, 500 watt @ 4 ohms Monoblock Amplifier

The REF500M monoblock amplifier has excellent power combined with upper midrange and high frequency clarity and openness that lets the subtle detail from your source component pass through to your speakers.

  • Max Power Output: 500W 4 ohms, 250W 8 ohms per Channel
  • Minimum Load: 3 ohms per Channel
  • Peak Output Current: 35 Amps
  • Balanced Input Impedance: 200 Kohms

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 "While you may come for the power of the REF500M monoblocks, you will stay for the musicality … Considerably sweeter than their predecessors … more open and transparent, with greater clarity and control (particularly of the bass) … A more relaxed presentation (particularly on the top end), and really remarkable rhythm and pacing. … I experienced all audio events as occurring in real time; in the here and now ... ample power reserves track the leading edge of transients, as well as the rise and fall of dynamics with incredible accuracy, timing and presence … with a focused, convincing soundstage. Musically, you want for so little, it's hard to imagine wanting anything more."  SoundStage, Dan Davis, April 2010

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We have (2) of these great sounding power amps in stock and discounted to move fast! With their sleek contemporary design and loads of power these awesome Power Amps would make a great addition to any hi end system! Units are in excellent condition with original packaging. They're available for inspection at our Naples FL showroom.

Original Price: $ 2,800

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Dolby ATMOS-enabled 11.2 Channel Network A/V Receiver

The 11.2 channel DTR-70.6 A/V Receiver offers major flexibility. Build a 7.2.4 Dolby Atmos theater (7.2 plus 4 Dolby Atmos height channels) or a 5.2.4 Dolby Atmos theater (5.2 plus 4 Dolby Atmos height channels) with independent powered audio & video for zone 2 and an independent line level-audio for zone 3, or a 7.2 standard theater with independent audio & video for zone 2 and an independent powered audio for zone 3. Keeping up with the options? There are also 11.4 preamp outs for use with separate power amps.

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"By now it should be clear that I highly recommend the Integra on multiple levels: overall sound and build quality, its Atmos capability, power, and bleeding-edge features set. And it's that last bit I'd like to focus on as I try to wrap this up. The Integra is the first receiver I've auditioned that has made me second-guess my $8,000 worth of separates. Does the Integra sound better than my reference rig? In terms of resolution and transparency, it does not, although at $2,800 that's not a reasonable expectation. Where it wins is obviously with Atmos, but also in the areas of features and convenience as a whole. There are plenty of little perks that this receiver delivers, as well--like convenient app control of streaming sources and the fact that, when powering up the receiver after listening to Pandora, it will default to playing that same station. On paper, it sounds trifling; in practice, it's incredibly convenient to press one button and be greeted with streaming bliss." By: Sean Killebrew, May 25, 2015 HomeTheaterReview.com read the full review

This is our showroom demo and is in excellent condition with original packaging. Unit is available for inspection at our Naples FL showroom.

 

Original Price: $ 1,699.99

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7.2 Channel Home Theater AV Receiver

The perfect receiver for three-room, multi-zone installation. Setup is now easier than ever, thanks to an eight-port switching hub and a wealth of connection options—including six inputs and two outputs that enable 4K upscaling and pass-through. Enjoy an immersive sound experience with Digital Cinema Surround, even at low volumes.

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  • Designed for three-room, multi-zone installation
  • 6-in, 2-out HDMI with 4K upscaling and pass-through
  • Rich surround sound from DTS-HD and Dolby TrueHD audio
  • HDCP 2.2 Repeater (2-in/2-out) for 4K streaming services
  • 110W per channel power output
  • HDMI Video In/Out (6/2);Component Video Input (2 Assignable);Composite Video Input (2);Composite Monitor Out (2);Component Monitor Out (2);Opt Audio Input (2);Coax. Audio Input (1);Analog Audio Input (4);USB (1 for Setup)

Original Price: $ 2,995

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Power. Authority. Control. The Performa B15a subwoofer features unique Revel advantages that no other subwoofer provides, for authoritative low frequency reproduction.

Featuring a massive long excursion, 15-inch driver that is equipped with an inverted metal dome that delivers incredible acoustic output at the very lowest deep bass registers, the B15a’s prodigious deep bass capabilities will do justice to the most explosive movie soundtracks, as well as the newest generation of high resolution music formats, such as DVDAudio and Super Audio Compact Disc (SACD). A built-in 1,000-watt power amplifier featuring a tremendous 40% reserve capacity powers the 15-inch driver, delivering up to 1.4 kilowatts to handle the most thunderous special effects and the lowest musical octaves.

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 "At $2995, the Revel Performa B15 subwoofer is not cheap, but its value is apparent. The B15 has more relevant features than any other all-in-a-box subwoofer for home audio that I’ve seen. And it isn’t just a subwoofer to mate with Revel speakers -- it’s versatile enough to match with just about anything. And that anything pertains to the most precise and exacting speakers you can find. This "tight as a drum" sub has the sonic fidelity to complement the finest audio systems. The Revel Performa B15 is a longstanding promise fulfilled. And while this subwoofer is not exactly new -- it’s been on the market for a couple of years -- it will more than likely be a benchmark of sorts for some time to come."

Doug Schneider, SoundStage,  read the full review

We have 1 of these awesome sounding Subs left. They came in on trade from an Epic AV customer. Speakers are used, with some minor scratches but overall in good shape. They are available for inspection at our Naples FL showroom.

 

Original Price: $ 4,990

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3 way floorstanding, front ported loudspeaker.

The Linn AV 5140 loudspeaker is specifically designed to dramatically enhance the performance and enjoyment of audio/visual playback. The AV 5140 is a high quality floor standing speaker, which can be used in a wide variety of AV system positions: Built-in magnetic screening allows the AV 5140 to be positioned as close as 50mm to a television set. An elegant, slender speaker this speaker will blend naturally into many different home environments.

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The 5140 is a fairly large, magnificent-looking, front-ported, floorstanding three-way design. Its 200mm rear-mounted, doped-paper woofer crosses over at 300Hz to a 100mm carbon-loaded, polypropylene midrange unit mounted above a 20mm ceramic-dome tweeter. This puts the space between the midrange and tweeter at about ear height. The midrange crosses over to the tweeter at 2.7kHz. Knuckle-rapping the substantial cabinet indicates that serious internal bracing has been applied.

These sweet sounding speakers are available for inspection and audition at our Naples FL showroom.

Original Price: $4,995 pair

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XStat™ Transducer

Theos are the most affordable hand-built electrostatic speakers with real wood finishes and custom bi-wire capable binding posts. Descended from MartinLogan's critically acclaimed flagship CLX™ loudspeaker, the Theos features advanced XStat™ electrostatic technology and a proprietary Vojtko™ crossover topology delivering the highest sonic standards of efficiency and precision. A passive 8-inch high excursion woofer and ultra low turbulence down-firing bass port generate unyielding, detailed bass down to 43Hz. Custom coupling spikes and tool-less bi-wire binding posts provide the final touch—providing the ultimate level of flexibility for connection and setup.

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“The speed and transparency that their electrostatic panel seemed to offer compared to a conventional box speaker was always enchanting, and unlike many other speakers of similar designs, they played well without a massive amplifier and with rock and roll music.”  —Chris Heinonen, Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity - Read the full review »

These are our showroom demo's and are in excellent condition with original packaging.They're available for inspection at our Naples FL showroom.

Original Price: $ 47,995

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Yes you read this correctly these speakers were $48k and are brand new. These came in on consignment and we uncrated them ourselves and are breaking them in as you read this. They are really fantastic speakers. You'll never find a brand new pair for this amount anywhere in the US! 

Avalon Acoustics Time

Years of research into spatial transparency has produced a design devoted to holistic precision, carefully balancing all empirical criteria without exaggeration or gimmick. The result is shockingly non-clinical with rich tonal colors and thundering dynamic contrasts that remain locked into precise focus naturally filing the spatial context of the recording.

About Avalon Acoustics;

“Music is the passion in our blood and the muse of our intellect. “  - Neil Patel

Avalon Acoustics is an idealistic group of musicians, artists, craftsmen, and engineers. Our experience ranges from playing and performance through recording, editing, mastering and playback. For over 25 years our world renowned designs have set the ultimate reference standard for audio reproduction. Our ongoing research continues to redefine the state of the art in high-resolution 3 dimensional soundstaging. Each of our Musical Masterpieces is a work of art in itself, entirely handcrafted in the foothills of the Colorado Rocky Mountains.

These incredible speakers are in brand new condition and are being offered at this amazing price. Give us a call to arrange an in-person demo and experience audio as it can be.

Created, as the name suggests, to be wall mounted and adjustable thanks to its jointed bracket, the Wall is a versatile speaker that offers many answers to different sound needs: great for those who want to build a two-channel audio system that does not take up valuable space, suitable for quality stereo reproduction from a source such as a TV with only two speakers, versatile in the role of speaker in a home theater system partially or entirely of Venus wall speakers. Its small dimensions and its beautiful and refined design make it a great choice if you want to set up a multi-room system, as it fits easily in different environments, it ensures optimum performance even with its discreet physical presence.

With separate Low Gain and High Gain inputs selectable via a switch mounted between the two, you can have two turntables connected to the Reference simultaneously. Of course, there's an IEC jack, so you can play with power cords. (I used an Electra Glide Reference Fatboy.) Front-panel controls include On/Off, Operate/Standby, Stereo/Mono, and Operate/Mute.
t takes at least an hour from power up for the Reference to sound its best, so leaving the unit On and in Standby mode is a good way to go if you don't want to wait the hour. In that position, voltage is applied only to the tube heaters. You save tube life, yet the unit is partially warmed up. Moving from Standby to Operate, there's about a 30-second auto mute before you can begin playback. To avoid potentially dangerous thumps, the Mute switch should be activated whenever you lower or raise the pickup arm or change the input.

  • 3 outlet Power Manager; 1800 watts / 15amps
  • 5 Always-on, 4 Switched-on, 2 Delayed-on & 2 programmable
  • 5400 joules of surge suppression
  • Dimmable front panel with circuit
  • Over/Under voltage shut down; safe operating voltage: 90V – 130V
  • 3 separate filter banks; digital, analog and high voltage outlets
  • 12 volt trigger in and out
  • 2 USB chargers with USB gooseneck light
  • Surge suppressed DSS/Sat and Phone/Lan outlets
  • Rack mountable, hardware included
  • 5 UL® certifications and RoHS compliant
  • $25,000 connected equipment warranty