Saw this on the Z reviews subreddit and was very intrigued but have not heard much about it until then.
Hell, if money was of no object I’d buy it just for the design because it’s so retro and cool. I love iFi’s products and to me it looks like a Bluetooth speaker meant for the high end market.
Wireless music on the grandest scale. Aurora is iFi's new, versatile, one-box speaker system that sounds as good as it looks. Play music from a USB or SD Card. Stream Spotify, Tidal or your favourite music app over Wifi or Hi-Res Bluetooth. And with...
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High end bluetooth with LDAC, 6-speaker array with dual passive radiator with proper chambering, 320w output, tube pre-amp, with advanced DSP correction tech.
I don’t think this is new…but I also think iFi is not well known for having products other than DAC and amps. I can recall when I first started talking with M0N, he was surprised to learn they had a home speaker system, as he didn’t know…and M0N is a guy that knows a LOT when it comes to audio.
Agreed. I think it’s flown under the radar for a lot of us because it’s so not like them. to make something like this!
The Aurora from iFi audio boasts a French-designed, Japanese-inspired look. Audio performance is spectacular, with 320 watts of power on tap, a hybrid amp with tube preamplifier, and thundering bass thanks to a pair of massive down-firing radiators.
Good Forbes review that covered a lot of questions I had about the unit. Pretty sure this is going to be a new addition to my living room with my next bonus!