For some time after Ben's efforts as part of his Acoustic Matters services, I was happy with the Wilson system. But soon, annoyances crept up again. This was because as part of the main issue was addressed, other issues were now made more abundantly clear.
As with the Absolute Rack, the Modular rack is made from a combination of Krion and Tankwood but in this case these materials are applied only in the levels themselves. The rack can be assembled exactly as required from 1, 2, 3, or however many layers and it can always be extended or reduced very easily, hence the term "Modular".
Located in a beautiful and spacious industrial building designed by Piet Boon, Puur Audio, Video & Domotica is dealer of renowned brands such as Goldmund, Kroma Audio, Meridian, MBL, Savant, Devialet, Kharma and many more.
Giving away very little compared to the Formula xHD, costing less and possessing of that midrange magic that only tubes seem to bring, the La Scala mkII DAC may well hold the sweet spot in the Aqua DAC lineup.
The Scorpio has a pleasant ripeness but without sounding warm. In fact, it sounds purer and more lifelike than various other tube amps that I tried. It is my new reference in its price class, and considerably beyond.
Combining the best of transistors and tubes while avoiding all of the typical flaws of either of these designs, these components provide technical excellence and a highly emotional performance in equal measure.