Hifi News - Quad
Quad Artera Solus
Quad expands its Artera line with the Artera Solus
uad, the distinguished British audio brand, celebrates the start of its 83rd year by adding a one-box hi-fi system to the Artera Series, Quad’s primary solid-state component range. The Artera Solus combines a CD transport, DAC, pre amp and power amplifier in a single compact chassis, with extensive connectivity options including Bluetooth wireless streaming.
Quad Launch The VA-One - Valve Integrated Amp , DAC And More
he Quad VA-One £1,299.95 (R.R.P) is a compact integrated valve amp bringing together classic valve technology for the integrated amp and headphone amp and modern digital technology, including USB connectivity into the internal DAC and Bluetooth connectivity.
Quad Artera Link
Quad Reveal The Artera Link Streamer
he Quad Artera Link is the second streamer in the Quad Artera range after the first the Artera One. Quad Artera Link is a streamer / DAC / Preamp and CD player, while the Artera One offers the same features, with additional built in amplification and airplay connection.
Quad Z Series Speaker Range
Quad Launch The Z Series Speaker Range
he Quad Z Series speakers have been seen at shows in the UK since Windsor 2015 and are now officially launched. The Quad Z series sits above the Quad S Series but below the Quad ESL models. All models combine a ribbon tweeter with Kevlar cone drivers. There are four models in the Quad Z Series - two stand mount models the Z-1 (pictured) and the Z-2 and two floor standers the Z-3 and Z-4. The Z-1 stands 383mm high and incorporates a 150mm bass/mid cone, while the larger Z-2 uses a 175mm bass/mid cone. The two floorstanders are three-way speaker designs, coupling a 150mm midrange driver with two 175mm bass drivers in the Z-3, and three 165mm bass drivers in the Z-4. Prices are below but are exactly what we were told at the Bristol HiFi Show 2016 - £1,200 to £3,200
Quad Artera One
Quad Reveal The Artera One - Integrated Amp, CD Player And Streamer
he Quad Artera One offers, in the one box, an Integrated Amp, Slot loading CD Player, USB DAC And Digital Music Streamer. Quad haven't finalised the price currently, but at the recent Bristol HiFi Show 2016, they said they're looking for £2,000 "ish", "ish" being the operative idea here as full manufacturing costs have yet to be realised.
Quad Reveal The VA-One - Valve Integrated Amp, USB DAC and Bluetooth Receiver
uad have revealed the VA-One (£1,299.95) a new valve integrated amp and USB DAC. The VA-One is being launched at the Headroom show 2016. Visually very similar to the Quad PA-One, a headphone amp and USB DAC, the VA-One uses a classic Quad approach to valve technology and sound, but brings this technology right into the modern era by including digital, USB and Bluetooth connections to the VA-One integrated amp along with the conventional analogue inputs.
Quad Artera Range
Quad Artera Play And Stereo Power Amp - More Info From Audio Affair
udio Affair offer more on the Quad Artera Play (CD Player, USB DAC and Pre-amp) and the Artera Stereo (Power Amp) in a short piece which goes back to the start-up year of Quad – 1949 and goes forward from 1949 to the present (going through many Quad historic products) to finally arrive at Artera. They stress how Artera is based on a founding principle of Quad – Current dumping (combining the best of class A and class B amplification in one amp) and go on to look at the features and strengths of the two boxes the Play and the Stereo that ( currently) comprise Artera.
Quad Z Series Speaker Range
Quad Reveal The Quad Z Series - Speaker Range
he Quad Z Series - Speaker Range is being revealed at the Windsor Hi-Fi Show 2015. The Z Series of speakers is due to launch around the end of 2015. The Z Series range sits above the new S Series in terms of price, sporting exquisite build quality, high-performance drivers and luxurious finish options.
Quad S Series
Quad Launch The Quad S Series - Speaker Range
he Quad S Series Speaker range is made up of five models. There are two stand mounted speakers (The S-1 (pictured) and S-2), two floor standing speakers (The S-4 and S-5) and a centre speaker for home cinema systems (The S-C). Each model combines advanced Kevlar-coned bass/midrange drivers with a specially designed ribbon tweeter.
Quad Artera Range
Quad Reveal The Artera CD Player And Artera Power Amp
uad have revealed Artera a new range of HiFi Separates at the Bristol HiFi Show 2015. In the photo above is the Artera CD Player a slot loading player with variable output (no preamp necessary) expected to retail in the UK at £1,400. Underneath the Artera CD Player is the Arteria power amp. Quite a small box by power amp standards but still capable of 140 watts per channel. The Quad Artera power amp is expected to retail at £1,500 when available later in the first part of 2015.
Quad S Series
Quad Reveal The Quad S Series - Speaker Range
uad are now in their 79th year of audio innovation and are celebrating with an all-new loudspeaker range: the Quad S Series. The Quad S Series Speaker Range will officially launch in the spring of 2015. Incorporating a specially designed ribbon tweeter, the Quad S Series speaker range consists of two standmount models, two floorstanders and a centre speaker for multichannel systems. Prices will start at £600 per pair.
Quad Vena - Wireless USB DAC and integrated amp - more info
e at HiFi Enthusiast have already reported on the £600 pound Quad Vena which features a 40 Watts per channel integrated amplifier , combined with a USB DAC and Wireless streamer all in one box. Not forgetting Quad's legendary quality and reputation too,
Quad Vena - 3 New finishes available
he standard Quad Vena finish is Lancaster Grey ( pictured) Quad have announced three other finishes, available by the end of the year at an additional £100. These are :-
Quad launch the Quad Vena - Wireless Bluetooth DAC headphone and integrated amp - press release
he £599.95 Quad Vena is a compact integrated amplifier and headphone amp sporting a wide range of digital and analogue inputs, plus superior-quality wireless streaming over Bluetooth with aptX support. Just 313mm wide, the diminutive Vena updates the familiar Quad aesthetic, yet remains distinctly ‘Quad’. A neat row of source-selection buttons and a large, smooth-acting volume control adorn its fascia – smartly proportioned and elegantly functional.
Quad PA-One Headphone amp
Quad launch the PA-One - USB DAC and Headphone amp
he £1,200 Quad Pa-One is a valve powered headphone amp that combines traditional analogue inputs with the standard USB , Coax and Optical digital inputs.
Quad Vena - Wireless Bluetooth DAC and integrated amp - now shipping
s previously reported by HiFi Enthusiast, the Quad Vena is a DAC and 40 watts per channel integrated amp in a single chassis. It is now shipping at £600.
Quad announce the Vena a Wireless Bluetooth DAC and integrated amp
he Quad Vena is a DAC and integrated amp in a single chassis, offering wireless Bluetooth connectivity alongside an extensive range of inputs and outputs.
New Quad 9AS active speaker has 100W amps , built-in 24-bit/192kHz USB DAC and a wide range of other inputs
he new Quad 9AS active speakers have a 100W built-in amplifier, a 24-bit/192kHz USB DAC and a wide range of inputs with touch sensitive controls.
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