AURALiC show Polaris, refreshed Lightning DS iPad app at RMAF 2016


A slice of Future-Fi for those who prefer their loudspeakers passive is the new kitchen-sink system,  the POLARIS, from China’s AURALiC: powerful Class D amplifier; digital pre-amplifier with hybrid volume control; DAC; MM phono stage and network streamer, all under one roof for US$3800. Catch up on the specifics here.

At RMAF 2016, Xuanqian Wang walked us through the internals of his new box:

AURALiC’s Lightning DS streaming control app is one of the more visually striking out there and a revamped iPad version is apparently only a month away. Wang gives us a 13″ iPad Pro-based preview here:


Further information: AURALiC




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  1. John: Did Wang mention any new details about the Vega 2 and release date?
    And do you think that an iPad App /Phone would be used to control Vega 2?

    Thanks, Steve

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