The ‘Io’ phonostage from California-based Aesthetix has, for some years, held its own as an industry benchmark, only outclassed when a ‘Signature’ version followed which set an even higher standard. Now the envelope is being pushed again with a new ‘Eclipse’ edition.
The Aesthetix Io is an all-valve phonostage suitable for the most demanding cartridges, including low-output moving coils. It has earned numerous awards and worldwide acclaim for its superior sound quality. The new Io ‘Eclipse’ is the ultimate realisation of the full capabilities of the Io, in which no expense has been spared to achieve the highest audio performance possible….