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    New unnamed series coming this spring.

    Amp 250 watts in 8 ohms, preamp single chassis line stage. Each component will be under 10K, fit and finish are very close to Virgo and Centaur.



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    Re: New unnamed series coming this spring.

    That will be very good performance in that price range. I like the Centaur mono and Virgo II pre-amp at their current price points.
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    Re: New unnamed series coming this spring.

    Interesting! wonder if they have similar synergy with Magico speakers as the Centaur.

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    Re: New unnamed series coming this spring.

    This is the Inspiration series.

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    Re: New unnamed series coming this spring.

    Thanks Wizard, both your photo and mine appear to be in the same room yet the preamp in your's has a black faceplate in the center control console. Will have to find out if black is an option, I prefer the all silver faceplate.

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    Re: New unnamed series coming this spring.

    It sure looked great!
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    Re: New unnamed series coming this spring.

    Price will be $7500 each.

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    Re: New unnamed series coming this spring.

    Here's a little bit more from TAS's coverage of CES: CES 2014 Report: Electronics $15,000 and below | The Absolute Sound

    Constellation Audio Inspiration Line
    Constellation Audioís Dr. Murali quietly showed me, in a closed-off adjoining suite, two chassis from its brand new Inspiration line, which will be priced well below the companyís far more expensive Reference and Performance lines. Murugasu told me each Inspiration model will come in at ďunder $10,000Ē and the lineup will include a preamp and stereo power amp (available Q2) with other models to follow: mono power amp, phono stage, DAC, integrated/DAC amp, and possibly a music streamer. Murugasu assured me that a substantial portion of Constellationís more expensive linesí performance characteristics (much praised by both RH and JV) will be evident in the new, lower-priced Constellations. If what I heard in a demo of the mid-level Performance Series Argo integrated amp powering a pair of Magico S5 speakers (cabling by WireWorld) is any indication of what to expect from the Inspiration models, the sonic results should be excellent. The Argo/S5 combo was stunningly dynamic and revealing of fine detail. Hopefully, Constellation can deliver its characteristic stellar performance at more earthly prices.
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