AudioStream 2016 Product of the Year
Michael Lavorgna's Product of the Year 2016
ELAC Discovery Series DS-S101-G Music Server ($1099)
The ELAC Discovery: A one-box solution, digits in/analog out, for streaming and serving employing the best interface to your music (Roon) and CD-quality streaming (Tidal HiFi) that also happens to sound really (very) good . (see review)
AudioQuest DragonFly Red ($199) & Black ($99) (see review)Honorable Mention
Ayre Acoustics QX-5 Twenty Digital Hub ($8950) (see review)
dCS Rossini DAC ($23,999) & Rossini Clock & ($7499) (see review)
Sonore microRendu ($640) (see review)
Tellurium Q Black CablesSteven Plaskin’s Product of the Year 2016
Honorably mentioned because, while I did not review them, I use them every day.
Honorably mentioned because, while I did not review it, I bought it (and enjoy it every day).
Shunyata Research Denali Series (starting at $2995)
The Denali series of power conditioners were the most impressive power conditioners I have had the opportunity to use or evaluate. The Denali employs new component designs that allowed it make a significant improvement to not only my DAC and preamp, but my Ayre MX-R Twenty power amps as well. (see review)