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Introducing DMS-550 & DMS-600 streaming audio players to European audiences

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

Australian print mag reviews Cary Audio integrated amp

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

Hi-Fi Choice magazine reviews Cary Audio AiOS

Ever dreamed of a compact system to stream everything audio from TIDAL or your local network? Cary Audio AiOS is here to fulfill your dreams and more: All-in-One-System, which is integrated amp, high resolution DAC and streamer united in one box. Cary Audio’s all-in-one system is an interesting take on a hi-fi credible style system, but does it have enough in its locker to win us over? Asks David Price in his review published in Hi-Fi Choice Magazine issue 437. This review is online on HFC website in an abridged version. You can also download the full review PDF here. …Read More

We wish you a Cary Christmas

Happy Holidays! We wish you lots of musical enjoyment and take a liberty to remind that Cary Audio strives to bring best music into your home. To do so we make a wide range of top class audio: from Internet-connected streaming devices to powerful amps to drive your speakers, from tube headphone amplifiers to DACs and phono stages. Take a minute to browse our extensive product catalogue and may your Holiday season be merry and bright!

Fresh Off the Press: CAD-805RS in Stereophile January 2019 issue

The new issue of Stereophile is out and our favourite reviewer Art Dudley shares his thoughts about Cary Audio CAD-805RS monoblocks. More info to follow but he concluded his reviews with this: “Through that last day in my listening room, the sound of Cary Audio’s CAD-805RS monoblocks was thoroughly engaging: I enjoyed every record I played through them”. We definitely agree. This review is now online on Stereophile’s website.

Stereophile reviews SLI-100 integrated amplifier

Many thanks to Herb Reichert of Stereophile magazine for his thorough review of our new valve integrated amp. SLI-100 is a new baby and is so precious. Herb’s review was published on Stereophile’s website on 13 December. Read it there or scroll down for a slightly abridged version. Cary Audio SLI-100 is priced at €6255 in the EU. Cary Audio SLI-100 integrated amplifier My Russian neighbor’s blind grandfather, Vlad, has very discriminating ears—but only when I tell him what to listen for. If I don’t, he just bitches about my choice of music. And he refuses to listen to “weak” …Read More

In Depth: SA-200.2 ES and SA-500.1 ES Power Amplifiers (White Paper)

OVERVIEW The introduction of the original SA-200.2 and SA-500.1 solid-state amplifiers represented a departure from traditional Cary Audio amplifier design and was a clean sheet design from the ground up. They embodied a new modular approach that ensured consistency in performance, and ease of manufacture and serviceability. In implementing the new design, we dramatically improved performance and current-handling capacity over previous models while still maintaining the highest levels of sonic quality. The new SA-200.2 ES and SA-500.1 ES amplifiers represent the next generation of these high-performance amplifiers. Like other Cary Audio products, these amplifiers are designed and built at our …Read More

Introducing the SA-200.2 ES & SA-500.1 ES Power Amplifiers

The introduction of the SA-200.2 ES and SA-500.1 ES solid-state power amplifiers represent the next generation of the SA design. They embody a modular approach that ensures consistency in performance, and ease of manufacture and serviceability. In implementing the new designs, we have dramatically improved performance and current-handling capacity over the previous models while still maintaining the highest levels of sonic quality. The SA-200.2 ES is a 200 watt stereo amplifier into 8 ohms, (350 watts into 4 ohms), with balanced and single ended inputs. The SA-500.1 ES is a 500 watt monoblock amplifier into 8 ohms, (1000 watts into …Read More