K-1xe : preamplifier
Conceivably the most innovative preamplifier ever designed, the Ayre K-1xe combines singular transparency with unparalleled musicality. Musical passages emerge with startling dynamics from a silent background, thanks to the K-1xe’s fully-balanced, zero-feedback FET circuitry. Its unique volume control uses solid-silver contacts in a revolutionary configuration that eliminates all wiring and takes sonic performance to a new level. The Ayre K-1xe uncovers the soul of music.
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“I unreservedly and enthusiastically recommend the K-1x, in whatever form, to anyone who wants to venture out to the cutting edge of sonic possibility.”

– Paul Bolin, Stereophile