The Absolute Sound: REF160M Review

The Absolute Sound: REF160M Review  "The 160M offers things I’ve never heard before from an ARC amp: a newfound control that makes for “higher definition” from top to bottom; a standard-settingly low noise floor; a naturally richer and more neutral tonal palette; a naturally fuller power...

SoundStage! InSight – Audio Research Past, Present, and Future

SoundStage! InSight - Audio Research Past, Present, and Future Founded in 1970 by William (Bill) Johnson and based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Audio Research Corporation (ARC) has built a reputation worldwide for excellence in tube-based hi-fi electronics. In this video, ARC's Jeff Poggi (President and CEO), Dave...

Audio Research Announces: REF160S Stereo Power Amplifier

Audio Research Announces: REF160S Stereo Power Amplifier  Audio Research is pleased to announce the launch of the Reference 160S stereo power amplifier. The new product distills the astonishing resolution, dynamic impact, musical purity and finesse of the 160M into one beautiful and attainable chassis designed for...

SoundStage! Shorts – Audio Research’s CD6SE and CD9SE CD Players

SoundStage! Shorts - Audio Research's CD6SE and CD9SE CD Players  Audio Research's Aldo Filippelli talks about the company's two newest CD players: the Foundation CD6SE and Reference CD9SE. Both CD players feature Audio Research's latest digital technologies. As Aldo explains, the primary differences are in the...

Audio Research Announces New CD6SE and CD9SE CD Players

Audio Research Announces New CD6SE and CD9SE CD Players  Audio Research is pleased to announce a special edition update to the CD6 and Reference CD9 Transport/DAC. The new CD6SE and Reference CD9SE feature beautiful faceplate updates that closely match ARC’s Foundation and Reference-series components. The redesigned...

Audio Research Factory

Audio Research Factory  Audio Research is proud is announce the official opening of an all-new headquarters and production facility. A substantial investment, the new facility is custom-designed for ARC’s unique and specific needs relating to production, training, service, engineering and listening. The new 20,000 square foot...

SoundStage! InSight – Audio Research Reference 160M Amplifier

SoundStage! InSight - Audio Research Reference 160M Amplifier  Audio Research's new Reference 160M monoblock is their newest and most ambitious tube-based amplifier yet -- it uses KT150s in the output stage to deliver up to 140W. In this video, Aldo Filippelli, Keith Carlson, and Livio Cucuzza...