BRISTOL SHOW 2011: NAT Audio takes hi-fi to the limit
One of the great things about hi-fi shows is that you get to see – and hear – some truly exceptional set-ups.
We've just been enjoying this extraordinary system from NAT Audio/Analysis Audio, which would set you back the thick end of £80,000.
If you want the full rig, this is what you get:
NAT Audio Signature phonostage £5753
NAT Audio Utopia Valve preamp £7722
NAT Audio Transmitter SET monobloc power amps (x2) £16,420
NAT Audio Xenon Plasma Effect power conditioner £6002
NAT Black Reference AC mains cables (x4) £1197 each
Analysis Audio Omega Planar ribbon speakers £14,500
Brinkman Bardo Magnetic Direct Drive turntable £6112
Graham Phantom Tonearm £3728
Transfiguration Orpheus L Cartridge £3677
Ear/Yoshino Acute CD player £4580
And don't forget to budget 10% on top for high-quality cables!
If you're down at Bristol and want to hear the system for yourself, go to room 416 at the Marriott Hotel.