Wandering the corridors and atriums of High End Munich, there’s always a chance you’ll come across exciting new products that aren’t quite ready to launch, but are still getting their very first outing to impress potential customers and distributors.
And we’ve spotted not one, but three new products from hi-fi faithful Quad. It’s been a while since we’ve seen new kits from the brand, but it looks like that’s all about to change this year.
We will go to market sometime in the fourth quarter and have the Quad Platinum series of loose parts. Information is very thin on the ground, but it will be a streamlined range that at launch will consist of a 200W integrated amplifier (top left, center left) complete with digital inputs and a matching CD transport (center right). It has also been suggested that a music streamer could appear later.
In addition to electronics, Quad is also launching a new series of stereo speakers, Revela. Again, it’s a small series with only two models. Revela 1 (pictured above) is a two way standmounter costing around £1800 (or £2500 with the optional stands). Revela 2 is a three-way floorstander that will retail somewhere between £3k and £4k, and the speakers will go on sale around August or September this year. We’re told both speakers will use an advanced version of Quad’s classic ribbon tweeter, while the center and bass cones will be made from a new proprietary fibre.
That’s all the info we have right now, but we’ll be sure to bring you all the info on all of these new Quad products as soon as we get them…
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