It’s all about the pleasure, the feeling of excitement and the thrill of the natural audio experience. 

AAW designs and builds Desktop Audiophile performance components.  Our goal is to increase and restore the sonic thrill of your music by rendering it more naturally. If you seek greater resolution, detail, sound-space, and wish to restore the fun and thrill of audio listening, then AAW products are for you. Fashioned in the Minimalist School of Euro-Techno Art, the Black Series offers the biggest sonic ‘bang for your buck’ available for desktop, full room, and gaming audio reproduction. 

The Black Swan

The Black AMP

Makes vinyl come alive and fun again. A remarkably high resolution and clarity passive RIAA phono preamplifier offering balanced and unbalanced inputs and outputs. Front panel variable cartridge loading and gain adjustments, low noise and high output. Priced at $1,649.00.

Fill your head with astounding sounds.  An extraordinary integrated desktop headphone amplifier of amazing resolving power and natural sounds.  Offering 3 inputs (one Balanced and two Unbalanced), no-Feedback Class-A, Current Carrier Technology, and Current Drive Output.  Priced at $1,849.00.

As stand alone elements of you audio system each contributes a significant upgrade in performance. Together they are the quintessential vinyl listening system.

The Swan opens new listening dimensions to the music from vinyl discs.  The ability to tweak your cartridge’s natural timbre ‘on-the-fly’ from the front panel by ear.  Inputs and Outputs operate in both balanced and unbalanced modes from input to output, major advancements in the state of phono preamp art.  Operating in a noise-free regime means all that you hear comes from the record grooves, nothing is added, nothing is lost.  Space, dimensions, soundscape are all rendered in the manner the recording engineer and the artists meant.

The AMP is the center of a desktop audio system making headphones come alive.  Driving them to a level of detail you have never heard before is what the AMP is about.  Three selectable Inputs, balanced and single-ended along with a level control gives the AMP basic preamp functionality. Sonically the space, clarity, and liveness not matched in any other amplifier.  The AMP offers multiple inputs acting as an integrated amplifier offering you access to three of your audio sources from one place. The AMP’s high output impedance drive lets your headphones operate in their natural timbre mode reducing the processing time of your hearing system offeriing you better concentraion

Together the Swan and the AMP comprise the simplest basic and ultimate Desktop Audio Platform for work, pleasure, and gaming.

See new Musings for Cartidge Loading and You Probably have Balanced Phono Wiring.

New Products coming out of Development  –  The BlackDAC (a most unique streaming DAC) and the Concept 100 (no-feedback, current mode 100 watt per channel Class-A power amplifier)

“Always remember that Feedback sucks the life out of your music”  Barry Thornton

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