Confessions of a Part-Time Audiophile” in its article RMAF12: Hot Ayre puts on the Best in Show gave the Ayre’s room Best in Show prize, and the magazine “The Audio Beat” at the same “Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2010” exhibition gave them Hot Product award. This was where the new series “5” devices were introduced: the AX-5 integrated amplifier, the VX-5 power amplifier and the DX-5 universal A/V engine.
The amplifier looks exactly as Ayre’s “believers” are used to – it has exceptionally “clean” design lines. It is very solidly made and user friendly. Combination of the last features i.e. high quality craftsmanship and the ease of use is unique – Ayre does it in a well thought out, not too flashy, way. One can say without overstatement that the device has been created by sensitive and intelligent people for other sensitive and intelligent people. (Read the full article here.)