“November 2013 Video Review Original review: A Tale of Two Tube Amps Woo Audio WA7 and ALO Audio PanAm Original thread for this review: http://www.head-fi.org/t/651556/a-tale-of-two-tube-amps-the-woo-audio-wa7-and-alo-audio-panam My normal gear preference and choice for many years has been solid state. I have held a curiosity, however,...” --Currawong
“ (Scroll to the bottom to see the video review) The courier, towel wrapped around his neck and sweating profusely arrived at the door with the huge box. Not at all new to such things arriving at my door, he handled the box as if it only contained a feather, unlike myself as I carried it carefully through to my room. The big, black aluminium beast was easily extracted from...” --Currawong
“ I found the best use for it to be with (Great with everything but shines with) live albums, vinyls, and pop albums because it really brings out the best of the recordings making it to me sound more "alive" . It has a slight warmth nothing that will not coat the music, just enhances it. There will be a nice hop in sound stage depending what you were using before. ...” --David Chavez
“ As my wife will tell you, at just about every major audio show I attend I buy something (shocker right?). There’s something cool about looking at my pieces of gear and thinking about the show where I got them. For example my Noble K10’s make me think of Denver and RMAF/CanJam and working feverously with the Head-Fi crew to build all the banners before the show started (good times Joe,...” --mscott58
“ This is truly a great little portable amp. I went from all the Headroom portable amps to the RSA 71-a. A huge improvement. For a while I used the little Micro3 I think it was called that ken was making. because I love all Ken's stuff at ALO. I tried the RX. WOW! It sounds very even and natural out of the box. The big surprise was after a month or so it started sounding better than my Ray...” --monotune
“ I bought both of the ALO Continental/ National family members around June/ July of 2012 when the second wave of V2 Continentals hit the market. I got the bug bad at the time and was worried it was going to sell out... I was worried that I was going to miss my chance to own a collectors piece.... A portable tube amp... a one of the kind piece of kit.... Yeah I had gotten bitten by some...” --The Fed
“ I love Alo Audio as a company and I know they have a strong commitment to excellent products, so it pains me to leave a less than excellent review for them. Being fair, I have not heard the RX MkIII and I know some of their other products are going to be better than this now discontinued item. For portable use I tend to have low ohm items: CIEMs (Frogbeat C4s),...” --bassgroove
“ This is based on a comparative review of the Rx MKIII-B and Rx MKIII-B+ I recently finished. I've been one of the biggest Rx fans since 2009. ALO's experience has grown since then, and the high-end market has blossomed into a hi-def, balanced one. RXIII-B carries the Rx tradition of excellence forward. Rx still is one of the best all-round portable amps...” --shigzeo
The power and performance of balanced audio has arrived in The Island. Spacious sound stages are delivered with a superior sonic punch. Chewy bass lines underpin sparkling highs. Specially machined volume knob paired with 3 gain stages gives you finer control of your listening, regardless of your headphone selection. The 24 Bit / 192 kHz capable Cirrus Logic CS4398 DAC...
The Continental V3 portable headphone amplifier is the newest generation of the popular Continental amplifier line. This latest edition features a new old stock Thomson 6111 and a redesigned output stage. The result of these updates creates a rich sonic signature with extended low frequency response that still proudly continues the Continental line.