Hailing from The USA the PS Audio Stellar Gain Cell DAC/Preamp & S300 Stereo Power Amplifier cost  $1699 and $1499 respectively. Here the all American duo are reviewed by David Blumenstein.

“You can produce relatively affordable HiFi products. You can do so and be true to your roots. This is what Paul McGowan and the team at PS Audio endeavor to achieve. PS Audio came to the public’s attention with the introduction of its cigar box preamplifier for the princely sum of $59.95 just over 40 years ago, and as it and the industry evolved, so did the company’s product lines and prices in keeping with the growing market. The Stellar DAC/Preamp and S300 Stereo Power Amplifier present an opportunity for true value for money. The pair’s straightforward unassuming external design hide a beastly duo under the bonnet. The duo go for the minimalist look, as apart from the two glow-in-the-dark PS Audio logo emblazoned power switches, it is the lone menu display of the Gain Cell DAC which sheds any light into the room…”

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