(May 25, 2011) Enjoy the Music.com, an industry leader in consumer electronics
information plus equipment and music reviews for approximately 15 years,
is pleased to announce our Best High End 2011 Munich event awards! With
thousands of products showcased at the Munich High End Society event,
only a small handful have been chosen as truly outstanding products.
The Silbatone room receives an award for their new Reference 300 Silver Signature ($45,000) stereo integrated amplifier and is showcasing the 1928 Western Electric 16B wide range horn. The Reference 300 Silver Signature features a direct coupled circuit, 5965 as voltage amplifier and 5687 driver tubes aid the Western Electric 300B, with output being 8 wpc. The company uses their exclusive semi-silver nickel core output transformer, pure silver Litz wiring and Teflon circuit boards. The chassis is precision machined aluminum with an eye on shielding plus heat reduction and reducing unwanted
Harmonix receives an award for their new Combak Corporation Reimyo series KAP-777 stereo solid-state power amplifier. This unit employs a single MOSFET and creates 200 watt @ 8 Ohms (400 @ 4 Ohms) per channel. It is designed and manufactured through "High Tech Fusion", which is a technology cooperative program by four major audio and recording studio technology leaders. The "High Tech Fusion" includes accumulated knowledge of K2 technology, Recording Studio technology, their own traditional and Harmonix Resonance conditioning technologies.
Cessaro hornspeakers earns an award for their Gamma I (€250,000) speaker's quality and modular design. The Cessaro Gamma is a five-way horn loudspeaker system with a modified TAD compression driver supertweeter, 1" TAD tweeter, 2" TAD compression driver plus eight back-loaded 16" TAD Alnico woofers.
Gryphon Audio receives an award for their Pandora fully balanced two-chassis preamplifier (€24,000) and
longstanding efforts in producing truly high-end audio products for over 25 years. The Pandora is a fully balanced design that uses a highly innovative rotary dial that has an industry leading 84 volume steps.