By assembling high performance Gryphon digital-to-analogue conversion and high-end preamplification on a single chassis, the Gryphon Zena brings a rare level of comfort, convenience and ease of use to High End audio. Installing an exceptional digital to analogue converter inside an equally ambitious preamplifier significantly shortens the signal path, eliminating exterior interconnects and multiple plugs and soldering points to maintain the integrity and purity of the audio signal. The Zena preamplifier’s optional internal DAC module draws heavily on the innovative engineering that inspired the highly acclaimed Gryphon Kalliope digital-to-analogue converter. Critics around the world praise the breakthrough design and performance of the Kalliope: “The Kalliope is at the cutting edge of digital performance. This one is becoming a permanent reference at Tone.” – Tone Audio, USA, www.tonepublications.com/magazine/Continue reading.
With the plethora of both standalone and built-in DAC’s into different electronics, we get asked the question of which “DAC is better” a lot. We also observed many discussions about how one could use a DAC to double up as a digital preamplifier to dri […]Continue reading.
“…I FOUND MY OWN PATH.” “Let’s talk about what’s wrong with the Essence amps: nothing. Let me expand on that a bit: N-O-T-H-I-N-G.” “…VANTA gets closer than most to being the ‘one’.” …. Editor Alan Sircom, HiFi Plus Magazine. […]Continue reading.
The Gryphon Vanta Gryphon Audio Designs proudly announces the release of a whole new series of cables. It is the very top of the line from Gryphon and it is a new evolutionary step in Gryphon Cable Production. The VANTA Series will offer Speaker Cables […]Continue reading.
“Artwork-like design.” The shape of Ethos is a 480mm equilateral triangle, the top layer is a whole piece of silver-white brushed aluminum alloy with a thickness of 10mm, followed by a bright black acryl 40mm thick, so the silver/black color combinatio […]Continue reading.
“O…M…G!” “It’s by quite the margin, the best digital playback I’ve heard in my system – and I’ve heard a whole bunch of them, some at similar price points.” “It may be trivial, but this is the acronym I’m left with after joyfully living w […]Continue reading.
Gryphon Audio Designs is very happy and proud to receive the HIFI+ EDITOR’S CHOICE 2020 AWARD for the Mojo S Loudspeaker. Download PDF of award << HERE>>Continue reading.
Gryphon Audio Designs is very happy and proud to receive the HIFI+ EDITOR’S CHOICE 2020 AWARD for the Diablo 120 Integrated Amplifier. Download PDF of award << HERE>>Continue reading.
Manhattan music lovers & audiophiles were in for a treat February 13 at Sound By Singer when Philip O’Hanlon from On A Higher Note (Gryphon Audio Designs exclusive N. American importer) presented the beautiful Ethos CD player & digital t […]Continue reading.
“After a long period of listening for this review, the Zena’s sound left me little to quibble about and much to admire. And as I write this, I’m repeatedly pulled away from my desk and back to my listening chair to enjoy the Gryphon’s audible charms. I […]Continue reading.
“BEST PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR 2020”. Antileon EVO Stereo receives ones again glory and recognition. A warm thanks to Taiwanese HiFi magazine “Audio Art” and especially to Editor-In-Chief Jack Liu who has had The Gryphon Antileon EVO Stereo under the mi […]Continue reading.
“Most beautiful audio component I’ve ever had the opportunity to handle…, among the easiest of components to control… The Ethos is one open, marvelously detailed, and fresh-sounding unit that makes listening to music an absolute joy.” – Jason Ser […]Continue reading.
Positive Feedback Online has announced the recipients of their 2019 Writers’ Choice Awards and the Gryphon Antileon Evo Stereo Amplifier was among the winners. “Gryphon has been refining the Antileon for many years, and to these ears, they got it right […]Continue reading.
Although with the Gryphon we do not get the deepest bass, like with the dCS Vivaldi player or reference player, you can’t really hear it – due to a slight lowering of the midrange and smoothness of all subranges. These are well-chosen features t […]Continue reading.