Trinnov Audio Amethyst

Trinnov Audio from France was showing off their Amethyst (€8,000) which is a preamplifier, MM phono preamp, digital media renderer, 24/192 DAC, room/speaker optimizer, 2-way active crossover, and Wi-Fi access point all wrapped in one sweet package. Inputs include 2x XLR, 1x RCA, 1x MM phono (RCA), 2x AES/EBU, 2x Coax S/PDIF, 2x Toslink, Word Clock in/out, and 1x DLNA/UPnP Ethernet (supports WAV, AIFF, OGG, FLAC, MP3 up to 24/192kHz).

The rest of the system was comprised of electronics from AVM Audio including their OVATION MA8 monoblock amplifiers driving the Focal Maestro Utopia speakers.