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NuPrime in New Zealand

All about the awesome NuPrime range of amplifiers and specialist components.  Every model from affordable entry level through to reference level offers you a happy mix of both exceptional value and performance. As longtime NuForce enthusiasts it was only natural for us to contact Jason Lim and ask if we could represent his new enterprise in New Zealand. Now the NuPrime range comes to us directly and we’ve been tasked to do the best possible job for you in New Zealand.

In 2021 NuPrime have a comprehensive range of models . As you browse through our pages you’ll learn how about NuPrime’s unique and innovative approach to amplifier design, combining the best of Class A, switching analogue and Class D designs. Not to mention some fantastic DACs, source components and purely analogue components. Every model from affordable entry level upwards offers you a happy mix of both exceptional value and performance. In short, we think they sound absolutely amazing and if there were ever a product to stretch yourself for, these are it.

NuPrime Omnia A-300SE – NZ$2900

All about the NuPrime Omnia A-300 SE integrated streaming amplifier. One of the most feature rich and modern designs you’ll find, minimalist, cool running and compact aesthetic. The A-300SE delivers on sound; it’s subtle yet powerful, taking cues from NuPrime’s accomplished separate components, combining their attributes in an accessible and easy to use package with understated ease.

NuPrime AMG STA stereo power amplifier

NuPrime AMG STA stereo power amplifier – NZ$2950

This is a distillation of all NuPrime’s and NuForce’s best work in amplifier design. An amazingly transparent and liquid sounding, bridgeable stereo power amplifier that will both relax and thrill you with masses of previously unheard detail, a warm tonality and what is quite probably the best value/performance ratio of any amplifier on the market today.

NuPrime AMG PRA analogue preamplifier – NZ$3100

In Part One of our review of the NuPrime AMG PRA analogue preamplifier we find that in performance gained for the end cost, this is one of the very best choices for analogue enthusiasts. NuPrime have dug deeply, with both lessons learned from previous designs and new innovative approaches to deliver a genuinely high end component that’s still broadly compatible and affordable.

NuPrime Evolution DAC and preamplifier

NuPrime Evolution DAC and preamplifier – discover unknown pleasures

The story of the NuPrime Evolution DAC is very much about unknown pleasures – in what it has revealed so far from recordings we know, to what the future still holds as we further improve the system around it, as the Evolution DAC continues to run in, and as our renewed enthusiasm for new music takes us to places unknown. Are you ready to come with us?

NuPrime Evolution power amplifiers at Totally Wired

NuPrime ‘Evolution One’ Mono Power Amplifiers

NuPrime’s flagship model – the Evolution One Mono power amplifier sets new standards in audio fidelity, originality of design and value. We think they sound absolutely amazing and believe that… as an instrument to transport you to the heart of music, they are well worth stretching and saving for. Let’s find out how we got to this point…

NuPrime DAC10 digital to analogue preamp at Totally Wired

NuPrime DAC-10…awesome analogue & digital goodness – NZ$2950

The perfect upgrade for any existing DAC. Designed to be the heart of an audio system, NuPrime’s DAC-10 high resolution Digital to Analogue converter with DSD is also a high end preamplifier with analogue inputs capable of matching with the most demanding power amplifiers. The DAC-10H includes a high power balance headphone amplifier – $3250.

Nuprime ST10 audio stereo power amplifier at Totally Wired

NuPrime ST-10 stereo power amplifier – NZ$2950

The NuPrime ST-10 is a breath of the proverbial fresh air in the audio world- every part of conventional power amplifier design is questioned and new approaches and technologies are embraced. It’s the perfect time to look at a new power amplifier. If you already own a pre/power combination or are looking to upgrade from integrated the ST-10 sounds so much better than any other power amplifier at this price.

NuPrime IDA16 integrated amplifier at Totally Wired

NuPrime IDA-16 Integrated Digital Amplifier – NZ$3600

The NuPrime IDA-16 extreme resolution digital integrated amplifier is a shot across the bows of every serious hifi designer and manufacturer. The IDA-16 is a amplifier that really demands your attention and offers remarkable value for those who appreciate the best of both analogue and digital. With 200 very serious watts on board, the IDA-16 is capable of some breathtaking dynamics and volume levels.

NuPrime ‘MCX-1’ 750 watt mono amplifiers NZ$2950 each

The arrival of the NuPrime X MCX 1s will make you revisit many of the assumptions you might hold when considering home audio components – especially amplifiers. But the first question is ‘what would you possibly do with a pair of 750 watt mono amplifiers?’ The easy answer is anything you want. OK – there is more to it, but – imagine seemingly limitless power and control, with bass like never before.

NuPrime-X MCX-2 stereo power amplifier NZ$2950

NuPrime have changed the way we think about amplifiers. What they look like, how they work and even how they sound. They are the latest chapter in this story, redefining our expectations of power and how this ties in with sound quality. Massively powerful – they range from 300 to 750 watts per channel  – the MCX power amplifiers are a series of 4 models all built on the same slim design platform.

NuPrime CDP-9 CD Player with DAC at Totally Wired

NuPrime CDP-9 NZ$3000

Here we are with a new player from a forward looking company that breathes new life into the compact disc. If you have a CD collection, NuPrime are looking after you. The recently released NuPrime CDP-9 has proved to be a very special player with remarkable sound quality – yet in these days of streaming and downloads is there still a place for a high quality CD player? Read our review to find out why we think so.

NuPrime STA 9 power amplifier at Totally Wired

NuPrime STA-9 – NZ$1600

The NuPrime STA-9 stereo power amplifier is a hybrid design – Class A for warmth and musicality, Class D for power, efficiency and speed. The amplifier is rated at 120 watts per channel into 8 ohms stereo or 290 watts in mono. Never before has this level of sound quality and power cost so little. NuPrime allow easy bridging to more than double the power output and turn the STA-9 into a mono amplifier which means you can run two power amplifiers.

NuPrime IDA 8 integrated amplifer at Totally Wired

NuPrime IDA-8 Integrated Digital Amplifier – NZ$2150

From the very first listen, the IDA-8 elicits a big ‘wow.’ Optical, coax digital, USB, analogue and Bluetooth connections. The DAC and preamp sections are exceptional in terms of resolution and musicality. There is plenty of power with 100 watts on board. “The IDA-8’s spacious, transparent, dynamic and luxuriously textured soundstage has to be heard to be believed.”

NuPrime uDSD Digital to Analogue converter at Totally Wired

The NuPrime uDSD- NZ$350

Our best and most affordable little Digital to Analogue converter. The NuPrime uDSD is a remarkable device and one of the best value propositions you’ll find in the audio world. First and foremost, it’s the perfect DAC to connect to the USB outputs of your computer – either Mac or PC and run into headphones and any stereo or home theater system.

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