Component Audio Packages
A traditional approach to hifi that includes everything you need to enjoy your vinyl and digital music right out of the box. Featuring all of the components of an “old school” hifi setup but with integrated modern technology. Having discrete components allows you greater flexibility for placement and future upgrades.
KEF Q350 – Speakers
The KEF Q350 Bookshelf Speaker is the newest iteration of KEF award-winning Q Series. The Q350 features a new cabinet, sleek new finishes, and an improved 6.5” Uni-Q driver Array. The Q350 contains an enhanced Uni-Q driver Array designed to smooth out treble frequencies, and reimagined crossovers to provide cleaner and more accurate bass. The front port has been moved to the back of the Q350 and internal architecture has been redesigned to reduce internal resonances to improve audio clarity.
Pro-ject Debut Carbon DC – Turntable
The best-sounding turntable made at this price point, the Plug-and-Play Pro-Ject Debut Carbon DC includes a factory fitted critically acclaimed Ortofon 2M Red moving-magnet cartridge for exceptional detail retrieval, an incredible carbon-fiber tonearm for stiffness, and an all new DC power supply for resolute speed stability. Packing high-end features, this turntable may be our least expensive, but punches above it’s weight.
Yamaha R-N303 – Network Receiver
Yamaha really pushed the envelope of what is capable in an entry-class network receiver with the R-N303. Touting Yamaha’s renowned audio engineering, the R-N303 is capable of pushing 100W of high-fidelity sound to your speakers from a variety of analog and convenient digital sources. Whether you are streaming or spinning, this receiver is up to the task.
Essential Speaker Cable
The Essential Speaker Cables were specified for this package by Symbol Audio and feature 16 AWG wires each comprised of 26 strands of 30 AWG commercial grade annealed copper for excellent signal transmission. Each cable is 10 ft long, hand assembled to order, and have tinned ends to prevent fraying for superior contact with speaker terminals.
Why we like it:
The Essential Package leverages the latest audio technology to offer phenomenal fidelity at an entry level price. All of the components in this package are best in their class and will exceed the exceptions of even the most experienced listener.
KEF LS50 – Speakers
KEF’s LS50 speakers have become a generation defining cult classic in the world of audio. The LS50 radiates an extremely large listening sweet spot and delivers a remarkably fast, clean, and expansive sound with its Uni-Q driver array. The construction of the LS50’s cabinets plays a big part in their sound. From baffle shaping and port design, the LS50 reproduces your audio completely flat and unaltered. The LS50 is one of the most award-winning speaker products ever released by KEF, receiving accolades from such publications as Stereophile, What Hi-Fi, and The Absolute Sound.
Pro-Ject 1Xpression Carbon Classic – Turntable
1Xpression Carbon Classic is the 6th Generation of the hi-fi classic Pro-Ject 1, first presented in 1991, that put Pro-Ject on the map. This newest iteration features a completely reengineered carbon fiber tone-arm with EVO-technology and innovative gimbal design with a resonance damping counterweight. The complex platter construction features advanced thermoplastic elastomers used in sandwich construction with aluminum alloy for optimized resonance. As a special feature, this turntable comes with the outstanding 2M Silver cartridge, which features silver spools for ultimate fidelity.
Yamaha R-N803 – Network Receiver
The R-N803 is the perfect mix of Yamaha’s state-of-the-art amplification and wireless technologies. This feature packed amp offers host to a variety of both wired and wireless analog and digital inputs allowing you to enjoy your music how you want. Exclusive for stereo receivers at this price point, the R-N803 boasts YPAO (Yamaha Parametric Room Acoustic Optimizer) to correct for environmental factors ensuring you have studio quality sound reproduced exactly as the artists intended.
Preferred Speaker Cable
The Preferred Speaker Cables were specified for this speaker package by Symbol Audio and feature 14 AWG wires each comprised of 41 strands of 30 AWG commercial grade annealed copper for excellent signal transmission. Our preferred cables are covered in a premium nylon braiding and are terminated with gold-plated banana plugs for ease of use and looks. Each cable is 10 ft long and hand assembled to order.
Why we like it:
Our Preferred Package is comprised of carefully selected award winning components that will impress even the most discerning audiophile. For a minimal system with maximum sound, it doesn’t get much better than this.
KEF R5 – Speakers
KEF engineers do not believe in compromise. The new R5 contains the same Uni-Q as its more expensive brothers, with a 125mm (5in.) midrange driver and 25mm (1 in.) aluminium dome tweeter producing incredible levels of detail. Every material, dimension, and component have been exhaustively designed, auditioned, and refined resulting in over 1000 changes from the last model. The R5 brings the features and technology of the extreme high-end to an affordable package delivering a transparent uncolored sound that leaves nothing to be desired.
Clearaudio Concept – Turntable
The Clearaudio Concept is an elegantly styled turntable package featuring a level of groundbreaking technology usually only found in turntables over $10,000, combining plug-and-play simplicity with outstanding sound quality and affordability. Made in Germany, every aspect of this turntable is crafted to exacting specification and all parameters, even the tracking and anti-skating force, are adjusted in the factory for optimal out-of-the-box performance. This genuine, timeless and modern design guarantees a flawless musical enjoyment for decades.
Yamaha S-1100 – Integrated Amplifier
The A-S1100 is Yamaha’s statement to exacting audio fidelity and faithful reproduction. Enjoy superior audio quality with dedicated single-ended and high-grade integrated amplification that draws out all of the emotional and dynamic sound from your favorite sources as a result of meticulous circuit design and over a century of audio engineering. Some may find the absence of modern A/V features a serious fault or cause for criticism. But with this amplifier, Yamaha demonstrates its dedication to the idea that perfection is not the absence of fault or error, but the serious pursuit of performance along certain dimensions with the readiness to subordinate those which are inessential or, perhaps, even trivial. The A-S1100 is an ode to Yamaha’s pursuit of perfection and a piece that any audiophile would be proud to have in their system.
Elite Speaker Cable
The Elite Speaker Cables were specified for this speaker package by Symbol Audio and feature 12 AWG wires each comprised of 60 strands of 30 AWG commercial grade annealed copper for excellent signal transmission. Our preferred cables are covered in a premium nylon braiding and are terminated with gold-plated locking banana plugs that expand into terminal for improved contact area. Each cable is 10 ft long and hand assembled to order.
Why we like it:
The design, craftsmanship and audio quality across every component in the Elite Package is top tier. We chose each element in this group with the most discerning listener in mind. Don’t want to compromise? Then this package is for you.
Your hifi system and vinyl deserve a cabinet that has been designed with the same quality and attention to detail that you have put into curating your record collection. Complete your setup with one of SYMBOL audio’s bench-made solid wood cabinets, 15% when purchased with an audio package.