Welcome to the 2014 edition of The Absolute Sound’s Editors’ Choice Awards, their annual Recommended Products list. They present the gear that their editors and writers have selected as most worthy of your consideration. These are the components they themselves would buy—or recommend to friends and family.
PrimaLuna DiaLogue Three With its massive toroidal power transformers, this true dual- mono, point-to-point wired preamplifier is unflappable, reproducing music effortlessly and with wonderful dimensionality even through complex, dynamically challenging musical passages,. While it may make recordings sound better than they should, you can listen to it for hours whitout any aural fatigue. JH, 219