And the 3rd Annual Rocky Mountain International HiFi Press Awards (RIHPA) winners are . . .

Congratulations to all the nominees and winners of the 3rd Annual Rocky Mountain International HiFi Press Awards (RIHPA) !

A big, big thank you to all the RIHPA17 participating publications which can be found at along with all this year’s nominees.

And the RIHPA17 winners are:

  1. CD Player/Transport: Neodio Origine S2
  2. DAC: Chord Electronics DAVE
  3. Digital Control Unit: AURALiC ARIES
  4. Computer Audio Server: Naim Uniti Atom
  5. Mobile Player: Astell & Kern A&ultima SP1000
  6. Turntable: Technics Sl 1200 GAE
  7. Tonearm: Schröder Referenz SQ
  8. Pickup Cartridge: DS Audio Master1
  9. Phonostage: D’Agostino Master Audio Systems Momentum
  10. Integrated Amplifier: Gryphon Diablo 300
  11. Preamplifier: CH Precision L1
  12. Stereo Power Amplifier: Soulution 511
  13. Mono Power Amplifier: VTL Siegfried
  14. Bookshelf Speakers: Dynaudio Contour 20
  15. Floor Standing Speakers under 15,000 EUR: Devore Orangutan O/93
  16. Floor Standing Speakers over 15,000 EUR: Wilson Audio Yvette
  17. Loudspeakers over 100,000 EUR: Wilson Audio WAMM Master Chronosonic
  18. Subwoofer: JL Audio Gotham g213v2
  19. Headphones: Focal Utopia
  20. Headphone Amplification: Lehmannaudio Drachenfels
  21. AC Cable: Siltech Triple Crown
  22. Signal Cable: AudioQuest Wild Blue Yonder
  23. Racks and Supports: Harmonic Resolution Systems RXR
  24. AC Distribution and Conditioners: Shunyata Research Denali D6000/T
  25. System and Software Enhancers: Roon Labs Roon
  26. Set-up Aids and Tools: bFly-audio Little Fwend
  27. Best Audiophile Recording — Digital: Bill Evans – Some Other Time: The Lost Session From The Black Forest, Resonance Records
  28. Best Audiophile Recording — Analogue: Anne Bisson Trio – Four Seasons in Jazz – Live at Bernie’s, Brilliance Music & Studios
  29. Innovation: Kii Audio: Three loudspeaker
  30. Value For Money: KEF LS50 Wireless
  31. Lifetime Achievement: Tim de Paravicini


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