In the high-end audio industry, the different audio components are commonly built as separate boxes: one box for the phono amplifier, another box for the digital to analog converter, a third box for the preamplifier section and one or more separate boxes for the output stage.
Therefore, one important concept behind the Aavik U-300 -“U” for Unity – was to unite state of the art functions and components into one single, compact, high performance unit. This new amplifier would allow you to enjoy high-end performance, without having to live with numerous, odd-sized boxes and a forever-growing cable snake pit. With the Aavik U-300, you get one unit that has it all. You do not just get an amplifier; you also get 3 analog line inputs, a truly unique performing phono RIAA section and a superb 24 bit/192 kHz DAC.
Another important reason why we chose “U” for “Unity” is because the Aavik U-300 is a joint project between the designer behind the multiple award-winning loudspeakers of Raidho Acoustics and the high performance cables of Ansuz Acoustics, Michael Børresen, and some of the best analog and digital designers that the world has to offer. This ensures that the Aavik U-300 is an integrated amplifier, which is in the top of its league!
We feel that sound cannot be explained – it should be heard.