Tutorials for our high end network music players DMS-550 and DMS-600 are now updated and collected on one page. Produced by Cary Audio USA these videos will guide you through everyday operation of the unit as well as doing other tasks like updating the firmware. Everything is there. Click here and watch for your benefit! Notice: it might take some time to load all videos on that page.
Positive Feedback magazine gets hands-on experience with Cary Audio new phono stage. VT-500 reviewed by Robert H. Levi in issue 104. Original review is here. The new Cary Audio VT-500 Phono Preamplifier, based on the venerable 6SL7 tube and the most expensive phono preamp Cary has ever manufactured here in America, takes its place as the most successful phono stage from this 30-year-old company. Musical and melodious to the max, moving coil cartridges are treated to powerful amplification with ultra-low noise and unhearable distortion. My more expensive references are no more flexible or quiet than Cary Audio VT-500. With four …Read More
Cary Audio has always supported playback of vinyl records, and today there is a revival of the LP as a serious format, both for audiophiles and for the general music public. With the new VT-500, even the most demanding vinyl enthusiast will realize this exotic unit is dedicated to nothing short of incomparable vinyl playback. The VT-500 is a vacuum tube stereo phono preamplifier utilizing four (4) 6SL7 dual triode tubes. The RIAA equalization curve is derived from a passive RC circuit located between the two gain stages. The VT-500 uses a fully regulated power supply housed in a large …Read More
For many years the SLI-80 integrated amplifier has been the standard by which all other vacuum tube integrated amplifiers are judged…period! As Cary Audio’s entry into the magic of vacuum tube music systems, it’s nothing short of stunning. Thousands of music lovers all over the world have heard and seen the virtues of this spectacular vacuum tube integrated amplifier. The new SLI-80HS (Heritage Series) maintains the integrity of its past. Its circuit uses very little feedback which gives it incredible transparency and detail in the music while providing bass texture and impact that belies its rated power output. Solid-state rectification …Read More
Tutorials for AiOS combo unit (digital streaming player + DAC + analogue class AB amp) are now updated and collected on one page. And it’s HERE!
The title photo shows High End Show 2019 ad posters at the Munich airport. Unbelievable but true. 30 years in business pre-conditioned us for withstanding all imaginable types of high end shows. This one in May 2019, which had run in Munich for 4 days was busy, well organised, well attended and truly represented the high end audio of today from all corners of the Earth. Cary Audio Europe was very happy to be a part of High End 2019 and to demonstrate our latest music delivery tools to more than 21 000 visitors. Our main meeting point and ‘show …Read More
From May 9-12, 2019, MOC expo center in Munich will host the world largest high-end, consumer and lifestyle audio exhibition.The High End 2019 is fully booked by exhibitors and the vast expo area of 29 000 square meters will be completely filled (this covers two atriums and four exhibition halls of the MOC exhibition grounds). Cary Audio Europe is happy to announce that Billy Wright, the President/CEO of Cary Audio will be in attendance at our booth in Hall 3, K09. Location: MOC München, Lilienthalallee 40, 80939 München, Germany. Dates: May 9–12 Thursday, May 9, 2019: Trade & Press visitor …Read More
Cary Audio exhibits in Chicago area at the 2019 AXPONA Show, April 12-14. Visit us in Room #706 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center in Schaumburg, IL. Cary Audio will be showing our two newest network audio players at this year’s show. Replacing the awarding winning DMS-500, the DMS-550 and DMS-600 take the DMS platform to the next level. As the direct replacement model and building on the success of the DMS-500, the DMS-550 now includes a built-in Class-A headphone amplifier, bringing new dimension and functionality to our DMS product range. Other technological enhancements include: the newest AKM4493EQ …Read More
Cary Audio’s two new products, DMS-550 and DMS-600, are innovative crossover digital sources bridging hi-fi sound quality with the convenience of streaming music via Internet or local network. Proprietary software and hardware network streaming solutions are integrated with a high quality pre-amp and DAC, making DMS-550 or DMS-600 a turnkey digital source for any existing stereo system. As a direct replacement for our award-winning DMS-500, the new DMS-550 incorporates the newest AMK4493EQ DAC chips. The AK4493EQ adopts much of AKM’s VELVET SOUND architecture, achieving higher performance than the previous AK4490EQ. Through this new circuit architecture and design, the subtle acoustic …Read More
Jordan Baker, reviewer for Audio Esoterica, takes a close look & listen at Cary Audio integrated amp/DAC Si-300.2d (issue 119). Download this review as a PDF File or read the excerpts below: “Cary Audio’s new SI-300.2d Integrated amplifier/DAC is so retro-looking that for a while we thought that Cary must have gone back to its roots and built a valve amplifier… or at least a hybrid. But no, the SI-300.2d is a fully solid-state unit, with a rated power output of 300 watts per channel into 8 ohms (increasing to 450 watts when driving 4-ohm loads). Despite becoming famous for …Read More