The Latest News From Osage Audio Products
George Merrill’s new PolyTable SUPER 12 offers a level of performance never before seen at its price point. Building upon the features of the original PolyTable, George has added features of the original Merrill Heirloom and the Merrill-Williams R.E.A.L. 101.2 and has done so at an affordable price.
Get in touch today to find out how the SUPER 12 can improve the performance of your system.
Jean Claude Reynaud has refined the design and upped the performance of the award-winning Cantabile floor standing loudspeaker to create the new Cantabile Jubilee. Offering even better clarity and resolution than the Supreme, the Jubilee remains an affordable, handcrafted loudspeaker that is sure to please.
Call us today to find out more about this exceptional product.
Clearaudio has introduced a couple of notable new products: the Performance DC Wood turntable and the TT-5 linear tracking tonearm.
The Performance DC Wood gets a performance improvement with a new plinth core of plywood. This change also gives it a smart new look.
The TT-5 offers the performance features of a linear tracking tonearm at a price that many can afford, and it does so without the maintenance burden and inconvenience of an air pump and bearing system.
Clearaudio builds some of the best designed and best performing products on the market. Call or email us today to learn more.
Jim Wang’s storied company and groundbreaking technology are just as relevant today as it was in 1998, when he started his hi-fi cable company. Very few hi-fi companies have won as many awards and recommendations for their products as has Harmonic Technology.
We’re happy to offer the Harmonic Technology product line. It represents the best science in cable design and construction, and it does so at prices that most can afford. Be sure to check out our Harmonic Technology web page and give us a call to find out how these cables may improve the sound you are getting.
The most exceptional vacuum tubes available today are those produced by European Audio Team. No other vacuum tubes are subjected to such extensive testing and meet such stringent standards as the EAT vacuum tubes.
The EAT Cool Damper is far and away the most effective product on the market for reducing and stabilizing vacuum tube operating temperature and for reducing microphonics and resonant energy.
Please visit our EAT web page or give us a call for more information.
Hana phono cartridges offer true audiophile performance in an affordable moving coil design. Handcrafted in Japan, both Hana models are unique in that they are offered in both high and low voltage output versions.
Visit our Hana web page to learn more.
We’re proud to announce that we have been chosen as one of a select few U.S. retailers for industry rock Jean-Marie Reynaud. Their loudspeaker designs have been regarded as being at the highest level of design, performance, and build quality for nearly 40 years.
Learn more by visiting our JM Reynaud webpage, and get in touch to discuss how a JM Reynaud model might improve the performance of your system.
We are now handling select Music Hall turntable models. Built in the Pro-Ject factory but designed by Roy Hall, Music Hall turntables represent excellent value at their price points. Dollar-for-dollar, they outperform their Pro-Ject stable mates.
While Pro-Ject has taken the direction of enticing form, Music Hall has put the cost of their turntables into functionality and performance. So while you may see a familiar rectangular shape, the engineering in the Music Hall models is based on proven real world performance parameters. This approach positions Music Hall as a high value option for your next record player.
Learn more by calling us at 573-696-3551. More information on the Music Hall product can be found here.
The new E.A.R. Acute Classic CD Player/ DAC has advanced the state-of-the-art of performance in CD playback. Borrowing the circuit topology of the lauded DAC 4, and using a new CD specific disc transport, the Acute Classic also offers inputs for the DAC section.
The Acute Classic should be on your short list of “last” CD players. Call or email us today to learn more.
Ron Sutherland is one of the most respected and revered designers in the history of hi-fi. For many years, his phono preamplifier designs have been regarded as the leaders in the mid-priced and low-priced market segments.
Along with some new and exciting things in that market, Ron has now turned the reference component market upside down with some new and imaginative phono preamp models. Be sure to visit our Sutherland Engineering web page for more details.
The new UNICO 90 and UNICO 150 vacuum tube/ MOSFET integrated amplifiers are now available. These updated models offer powerhouse performance and stylish Italian design.
Also new is the UNICO Dué CD Player/ DAC. Along with red book CD playback, the Dué offers a multitude of inputs and plays DSD computer files, as well as other high resolution formats.
The build quality of all Unison Research products is world class. Take a look at these new models and give us a call to discuss how they might improve your listening experience.
We have once again found a supplier of high grade, U.S. made, white nylon bristle for our Listener Select record cleaning brushes. We are clearing out our remaining inventory of brushes with black bristles, but brushes with white bristles are available now.
These bristles are of the highest quality that we have ever had. They are soft and do an excellent job of holding record cleaning fluid during the cleaning process. Get yours today.
Once again Unison Research has jumped ahead of the pack in offering a highly adjustable vacuum tube headphone amplifier with a built-in DSD DAC. And as with all Unison Research products, the Simply Headphone features impeccable Italian design.
At $1700.00, the price is competitive with headphone amplifiers with less features and lower quality, which makes the Simply Headphone the logical choice.
Learn more by clicking here, or by calling or email us.
Lyra has lowered their pricing for their trade-in, trade up, and rebuild/exchange services. This cost reduction makes it easier than ever for you to stay in the Lyra family. Call us at 573-696-3551 or email us to learn more about these programs.
Vienna Acoustics has lowered the pricing for the Piano White finish option for its Concert Grand Series models. This decrease amounts to close to a 10% reduction in price. If you are in the market for speakers with a Piano White finish, and Vienna Acoustics is on your list, give us a call. This may be the right time for new speakers for your system.
Learn more by clicking here or by calling us.
Imagine a system that plays back SACD and CD discs, and also offers playback of DSD files from your computer or music server, has an analog line level input, analog volume control, and four vacuum tubes in the output stage. Well imagine no more. The E.A.R. Acute 4 and DAC 4 are now available, designed and built by hi-fi legend Tim de Paravicini.
We are now a retail dealer for the full line of Oyaide products. Along with their legendary power products, Oyaide offers a selection of useful analog accessories as well as interconnect cables and loudspeaker cables that outperform many brands that are far more expensive. Call us today to find out more.
We now offer the high value Bellari amplification products. If you seek a budget phono preamp, headphone amplifier, or moving coil transformer, these products are the way to go for good sound and reliability. Order by phone or through our Online Store.
The Max 1 is a high efficiency loudspeaker that is designed specifically for low wattage vacuum tube amplifiers. Classic Italian in design, the Max 1 is beautifully appointed as well as meticulously engineered. Paired with something like the Unison Research Simply Italy or Triode 25, the sound is impressive.
Call us to learn more.
Lejonklou has updated their Tundra Mono amplifiers by improving the vibration and heat management of the amplifier.
The new Sagatun line stage preamplifier is available as a stereo unit or as a mono configuration.
Some of the best sound that we have had here is with the Lejonklou electronics. Call us today to discuss these products or to give them a try.
The PolyTable design utilizes George Merrill’s energy management know-how to provide a level of performance previously unavailable at this price point. Get in touch today to learn more about this innovative product.
The new GEM Dandy PolyTable turntable is the latest buzz in audiophile circles because of the level of performance and the reasonable price.
For over 100 years, Goldring has been at the forefront of music reproduction. We are pleased to now be a retail dealer for this product line. Please visit our Goldring web page.
We have added the Music Hall record cleaning machines, as well as three other useful and high quality accessories to make your analog front end even better. These are all high value and high quality products. See our Music Hall Record Care Accessories web page to learn more.
We are happy to announce that we now offer the exceptional line of Transfiguration phono cartridges. Transfiguration offers low output moving coil designs that produce true reference musical accuracy. They are excellent trackers and they have a long life span.
Visit our Transfiguration web page or call us today to learn more about these great phono cartridges.
Unison Research has hit another home run with the new Triode 25 integrated amplifier. Available with or without an onboard high resolution USB DAC, the Triode 25 offers easy biasing and on-the-fly change from triode to pentode with the flip of a switch.
The Triode 25 is easily one of the best values on the market in tube amplification. Call us today to learn more.
SOTA enjoys one of the most storied histories in all of American hi-fi. A favorite of many for the past four decades, including J. Gordon Holt, the range of SOTA turntables is broader and better than ever before.
With complete turntable and tonearm sets starting well below $1000.00, SOTA is the best choice for beginners and their sophisticated Millennia as their State-Of-The-Art offering, SOTA has a quality model for everyone. Call us to find out more.
Fredrik Lejonklou has done it again with his new Tundra amplifiers. Available in both stereo and mono versions, the Tundra offers liquid, detailed, color-rich sound that is normally only heard in higher priced amplifiers. The Tundra is also reasonably small in size.
Call us today to learn more about this outstanding amplifier.
Solidsteel has introduced their new S3 and S5 series audio racks, and they have expanded their offerings in the Hyperspike model range. We have updates coming soon to our Solidsteel web page.
The new Concept Wood takes Clearaudio’s blockbuster entry-level turntable to a new aesthetic level. They also now offer the aluminum arm tube version of their Satisfy gimbaled bearing tonearm as an option on the Concept Wood.
Returning is the Emotion SE turntable, which features the Satisfy Carbon Fiber tonearm and Clearaudio’s Ceramic Magnetic Bearing technology. The Satisfy CF is now also available as an option on the Performance DC turntable.
Personal choice is good, and Clearaudio has broadened the choices for today’s turntable buyers. Call us to find out more about Clearaudio.
Ortofon has introduced the new Quintet Series of moving coil phono cartridges. Moderately priced, the Quintet models offer performance that is superior to that of other brands in the price range. A true mono model is available as well.
Call us today to learn more.
Michael Fremer called the Lejonklou Kinki the best moving magnet phono preamp he had tried. The new Gaio improves upon that level of performance.
Still housed in a small, simple box, the Gaio offers superior performance at a budget price. The Gaio begs the question, “Why does anyone need anything more than a moving magnet phono cartridge?”
We are happy to announce that Osage Audio Products is the newest Soundsmith dealer. We have demo Soundsmith phono cartridges on hand for audition. Call or email us today for details, and be sure to visit our Soundsmith web page.
We are now a retail dealer for Unison Research. Comprised of the Unison Research and UNICO branded products, Unison Research offers everything from tubed and hybrid electronics, to analog gear and loudspeakers. There is something in their line to fill every need for a truly high quality hi-fi system.
Call or email us today to learn more about these truly fine Italian built products.
Under the same Italian ownership as Unison Research, Opera has built a lasting legacy of offering some of the best loudspeakers in the world.
Using proprietary drivers and uniquely designed cabinet structures, Opera loudspeakers are a treat for both the ear and the eye.
Call or email us today to schedule your audition.
This promotion is going to run for a limited time, so don’t miss out. Call us or visit our Online Store to place your order. Look for items 018, 019, and 020 in our Online Store.
With the purchase of select AIVS record cleaning products we are now offering money saving packages that include your choice of either Listener Select or Mobile Fidelity record cleaning brushes. This allows the replacement of aging brushes with new ones without paying full retail price.
Michael Yee’s latest achievement builds on the exceptional performance of the Nova Phonomena by offering improved circuitry and casework. Please contact us for special introductory pricing. More information on this great new phono preamp can be found here.
Osage Audio Products proudly introduces Down With Dirty, a cleaning enzyme-based record cleaning concentrate that is designed to be mixed with commonly available distilled water. The strength of the formula can be manipulated by the user to suit the cleaning job at hand. Learn more about the economical solution to record cleaning by visiting our Audio Intelligent Vinyl Solutions product information web page.
Now available is the MYDAC II from Musical Surroundings. This digital-to-analog converter accommodates SPDIF, TosLink, and USB inputs and uses Michael Yee’s revolutionary MODR technology. Visit our Musical Surroundings product information page to learn more.
Our house brand Niangua audio cables have been on the market for about a year now, and every day more people are making the switch from what they have been using to Niangua. Niangua interconnects, loudspeaker cables, and power cords are intelligently designed to offer the benefits of upgraded cables, but at a more affordable price.
Reviewers have compared the Niangua interconnect cables to those costing four or five times as much, and our customers have confirmed this by replacing their existing, higher-price cables with Niangua.
All Niangua cables are constructed of high-quality wire and are designed to resist and drain RMF and EMI and other noise creating elements. Also, all Niangua products are made in the USA using wire that is manufactured in the USA.
Learn more by visiting our Niangua web page or by calling us at 573-696-3551. You can contact us by email.
Clearaudio’s new V2 Ebony Series of moving magnet phono cartridges are a big step up in performance from their predecessors, and their prices are still very reasonable in comparison to competing products on the market. They are now in stock.
We have been using a Maestro V2 Ebony here, and it has very quickly become our favorite demo cartridge, as well as the favorite of customers who have heard it here.
Regarded as some of the best moving coil phono cartridges ever built, the current Lyra line offers true high fidelity performance. We are happy to have been chosen as a retailer for this exceptional line. Call us at 573-696-3551 or email us to learn more about how a Lyra phono cartridge could improve the sound of your system.
The Rhinelander headphone amplifier and the Black Cube Statement phono preamplifier are currently available, with the remainder of the Lehmann Audio line coming soon.
Lehmann Audio products are built completely in Germany, and the German quality is abundant. Prices for the Rhinelander and Black Cube Statement are also surprising modest for this level of build quality and performance. If you are looking for a budget phono preamp or headphone amp, Lehmann is your best choice.
The new Symphony Edition models of the Vienna Acoustics Beethoven Baby Grand, Mozart Grand, Bach Grand, and Haydn Grand loudspeakers are now available. They all feature Vienna Acoustics’ latest driver technology, and still sport some of the most impressive cabinet work in the industry. The performance is hard to beat at the price points of all of these models as well.
They deserve serious consideration if you are shopping for loudspeaker. Visit our Vienna Acoustics Concert Grand web page. Call or email us to find out more or to purchase a pair for yourself.
The new Solidsteel WS-5 Turntable Wall Shelf features Solidsteel’s patented Duraluminium™ isolation cones, which decouple the turntable platform from the wall-mounted frame of the shelf.
Learn more by visiting our Solidsteel web page or by giving us a call at 573-696-3551.
Gingko offers both standard models and custom models of both product lines to meet the needs of nearly any situation. Call or email us to find out how Gingko Audio products can improve the performance of your system.
After offering a custom dust cover for the Merrill-Williams R.E.A.L. turntable for some time now, we have now decided to offer the entire Gingko Audio line of exceptional dust covers and component isolation products.
We are pleased to announce that we now carry the legendary Grado phono cartridges and headphones. We have been using a Statement Master1 phono cartridge here, and the results are absolutely stunning with any combination of turntable and tonearm that we have tried it.
The Grado headphones have a well deserved cult following. They offer some of the most natural sound that headphones have to offer.
Learn more about Grado by visiting our Grado web page or by giving us a call. Grado products are available for purchase in our Online Store.
The Merrill-Williams R.E.A.L. Model 101 Turntable is a truly remarkable advancement in turntable design, and has now been recognized as such by Jim Hannon and Robert Harley of The Absolute Sound.
The R.E.A.L. outperforms turntables costing several times its price in terms of purity of sound and retrieval of fine detail. It is also superbly speed stable and will accommodate nearly any 9 inch, 10 inch, or 12 inch pivoted tonearm on the market, as well as a wide range of linear tracking tonearms.
Osage Audio Products offers the R.E.A.L. with tonearms from Clearaudio, Ortofon, Graham Engineering, Helius Designs, and Tri-Planar. We can also help you in selecting other tonearm brands as well. Special package pricing is available for a limited time. Please contact us for details, and be sure to visit our Merrill-Williams web page.
To complement our line of Listener Select record cleaning brushes, we now offer the Mobile Fidelity record cleaning brush as an option for those who prefer a pad-type brush to a bristle brush for wet cleaning of records.
The Mobile Fidelity brush features user replaceable cleaning pads and can be used for dry dusting of records before play as well as for wet cleaning.
We also stock the replacement pads and discounts are offered for quantity purchases. See our Mobile Fidelity web page for details, and don’t forget to stock up on Mobile Fidelity Original Master record sleeves while you are shopping. Both products are available for purchase in our Online Store.
Our new Niangua Audio Cables have been getting great responses from the audio press and from our customers. We have posted a couple of their comments on our Niangua page. Niangua cables are available by phone or through our Online Store.
If you have a turntable that uses a record mat on the platter, getting the GEM Dandy RCC Record Mat is the best money you will ever spend on it. The GEM Dandy RCC Record Mat outperforms mats costing many times the price in controlling resonances and providing a stable platform for playing your records. Don't delay, give it a try. You can find more information on our GEM Dandy Page. You can place your order by phone or through our Online Store.
After nearly two years of research and testing, we are pleased to announce the introduction of the Niangua by Osage Audio Products line of audio cables. These cables offer outstanding bandwidth, low impedance and capacitance, and superior shielding for a price that is much lower than comparable products. Learn more by visiting our Niangua web page.
If you are looking for loudspeaker stands, there is no better value anywhere than Sound Anchors. Our time with a pair of the single post model was all we needed to convince us that this was “the” brand to carry. Well engineered and built, and beautiful in their absolute simplicity, we invite you to take a look for yourself.
We are happy to announce that Osage Audio Products is now a full line retailer for Vienna Acoustics loudspeakers. We have both the Beethoven Concert Grand and the Haydn Concert Grand models in house and both have far surpassed our expectations in terms of sound quality and gorgeous construction. These speakers are absolute bargains compared to other products on the market. Call us or stop by to learn more about these quality, European-built loudspeakers.
Osage Audio Products is now a retailer for the venerable DB Systems cartridge alignment protractor. It has been a favorite of many, including a host of reviewers and industry professionals, since the 1970s. It’s just as accurate and easy use today as it was then. The DBP-10 will work with virtually any tonearm/ phono cartridge combination, making it a must have tool for any analog kit.
We also include at no charge a DBP-10 with every purchase of a Merrill-Williams R.E.A.L. turntable with any tonearm choice from the selections listed on our Merrill-Williams web page. George Merrill is one of the industry professionals that uses and recommends the DB Systems protractor.
Mobile Fidelity is the last word for archival quality record sleeves, and has been for decades. These quality crafted record sleeves will eliminate the dust from paper sleeves from building up on your records. If you are going to go to the trouble to vacuum clean your records, then you need to use these sleeves post cleaning to ensure that your records stay as clean as possible.
Quantity price breaks are available. See our Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab web page for details.
The new E.A.R. DACute digital-to-analog converter is here, and it will certainly become the reference for other designers from this point forward. Featuring all of the inputs that one may need, 24/192 upsampling, and a sophisticated vacuum tube output stage, the DACute will transform your digital listen experience to a place closer to analog than you have ever dreamed possible. Learn more about this remarkable piece here.
In recent months we have updated the Audio Intelligent Vinyl Solutions Enzymatic, Super Cleaner, Premium Archivist, and One-Step Formula No. 6 products using the latest in cleaning enzyme technology. The result is products that work much faster than in the past. In only the most extreme of circumstances will pre-soaking now be necessary. Most records will be thoroughly clean after cleaning cycles of just one to two minutes. Please call or email us for details on these improved formulas and how they will make record cleaning easier for you. Our online instruction sheet will reflect these improvements soon.
In the May 2011 issue of Stereophile, Michael Fremer picks the Nitty Gritty 2.5Fi-XP record cleaning machine as a winner. The 2.5Fi-XPs dual fluid reservoirs make it the perfect platform for one of our AIVS multi-step record cleaning systems. The 2.5Fi-XP is fast and efficient, and we offer free AIVS products with your order. Be sure to read Michael’s review either in print or online and call or email us to find out how this machine can work for you.