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We have been able to assemble a collection of Analog Turntables, Pick Up Arms and Cartridges that sit at the pinnacle of the front end mountain. Each component has been curated for it’s on intrinsic values, it’s ability to dig deep and render music from the grooves in a way that will move you to emotions.

This is where it all starts; the front end. You can’t add back in what you never had to start with. From the incomparable SAT Pick Up Arm to the Vacuum hold down technology of the TechDAS, to the Micro Structure technologies of the Döhmann, we can get you that musical information you have always craved and typically reserved to master tape.

Our distinguished sound reproducing equipment represents the finest the industry has to offer. These have been specifically chosen for their price to performance ratio.


SAT, Swedish Analog Technologies
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SAT, Swedish Analog Technologies, HIGH Precision Pick Up Arms

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Sideways Uni-Pivot Arm - Torque Reaction Assists Contact


LYRA Analog Phono Cartridges
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Lyra Analog Phono Cartridges on display and in use in our reference systems.

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Top tier Analog accessories and optical phono cartridge.

EBI Audio Phono Cartridges
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EBI Phono Cartridges on display and in use in our reference systems.

Etsuro Urushi Phono Cartridges
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Etsuru Urushi Phono Cartridges on display and in use in our reference systems.


SAT Swedish Analog Technolgies XD-1, On demonstration with the CF1-09Ti and LM-12 pick up arms
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Clearly and audibly one of the best record playing systems ever created.

TechDAS, Vacuum Hold Down Turntables
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Precision Japanese, Vacuum Hold Down Turntables

Phono Stages

Kora Audio France
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Phono Stage
The Kora Phono stage is a real «Swiss army knife» that will enable you to extract all the subtleties of your vinyl records while respecting the requirements of your pickup.
The phono Stage Kora is an audio adaptation of the EPC1 D, an ultra-low-noise laboratory preamplifier with unique characteristics (built by Kora’s professional division).
In the input stage, high-precision metal foil resistors are used. The correction capacitors use polystyrene technology. The Phono Stage adapts to all types of pickups, whether variable reluctance, moving magnets or moving coils.
The preamplifier features four individually programmable inputs. For each, you can set gain, input impedance, input capacitance and connection type. Two inputs are on three-pin «XLR» type sockets, which can be used to receive a cell connected symmetrically (two signal wires plus ground) or asymmetrically (one signal wire and a reference, ground). Two other inputs are coaxial «RCA» sockets. These two inputs are unbalanced by design.
The preamplifier has two unbalanced and two balanced outputs that can operate simultaneously.
On start-up, the phono adapter retains its previous programming. Without any action on your part, the previously used input is displayed and confirmed. To change input, simply rotate the encoder to select the active input. Each time the input is changed, the phono adapter is automatically reconfigured without further intervention.
All programmed parameters are stored in memory.

Moonriver Audio Sweden, The 505 Hybrid Phono Stage
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Phono Stage
The Moonriver Audio 505 phono stage meets all the needs of any demanding audiophile  who loves vinyl records, both now and in the future. Designed with audiophiles, record collectors and vinyl freaks in mind, it boasts 4 inputs for all your turntables, tone-arms and cartridges. It also supports every possible adjustment on the fly with dedicated knobs and switches to ideally match your MC or MM cartridge.

The unique, adjustment feature of the Moonriver 505 hybrid phono stage allows “on the fly” listening tests with various adjustments without the need to switch off, remove the cover, switch on again and wait to warm it up.

The hybrid design combines  the use of ICs and discrete solid-state circuits  to form  an ideal, high performance and ultra low noise circuit. While the IC op amps offer very low noise levels, a discrete circuit offers lifelike drive and dynamics which is impossible to get from IC op-amps.
As for the sonic signature of all Moonriver Audio products, we strive to balance the fine line between musicality & resolution. The soul of the music is in the midrange, this is where most of the emotion, the passion, the joie de vivre is contained.

On a technical level, it’s within the frequency band of 200 – 4,000Hz. Without a solid foundation underneath the midrange, the music sounds thin & brittle and often un-involving. If the brain perceives that the sound is artificial, then it’s difficult to be swept away by the message contained within the music.

Similarly, accurate timbre reproduction is essential. A New York Steinway does have noticeable sonic differences from a Hamburg Steinway, while a Guarneri violin sounds distinct from a Stradivarius. To capture all those nuances, the loudspeakers & electronics need to act in unison, neither obscuring, nor exaggerating detail.The sound and the level of performance of the oonriver 505 phono stage is hard to describe and it must be heard to be believed.


Vinyl Storage Solutions
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Designed and MADE in Canada. Fully archival 4 mil dual pocket record outer sleeve. Separate the vinyl from the jacket. Treat your records right!

MA Recordings
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The Highest quality Japanese inner linen sleeves available.

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Top tier Analog accessories and optical phono cartridge.

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Our products are available for audition in the Toronto (GTA) area (Aurora and High Park/Roncesvalles Village). Drop us a line and we will be pleased to speak to you at length about your interest in our components.



Toronto, Ontario Canada, (Roncesvalles Village): Jonathan
Cellular: (416) 254-3887

Aurora,Ontario, Canada: Edgar
Cellular: (416) 320-9803

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