Volker Bohlmeier and Rolf Weiler embark on a research endeavor.
EINSTEIN debuted The Amp in 1990 after three years of development, setting a new standard in high-fidelity audio with its innovative circuitry and captivating sound qualities, which gained widespread recognition and appreciation from both industry experts and passionate music enthusiasts around the globe.
“The Tube”was EINSTEIN’s first tube preamplifier, which received its first review in 1999 by Roland Kraft of Image Hifi. In 2007, it was awarded the ‚Most Innovative Product 2007‘ by Soundstage in the USA, solidifying its reputation as a groundbreaking component in the world of high-end audio.
“THE LAST RECORD PLAYER”
In 1999, the world of high-end audio was forever changed when EINSTEIN released its very first CD player to the market. With its meticulously crafted design, cutting-edge technology, and uncompromising attention to detail, the EINSTEIN CD player quickly gained a reputation for delivering unparalleled sonic performance and a truly transcendent listening experience.
“THE FINAL CUT”
In 2002, EINSTEIN fulfilled another dream of its founders with the introduction of “The Final Cut”, a pair of tube monoblock power amplifiers. The realization of this challenging and flawless concept was a resounding success, raising the bar for high-end audio performance. Paired with “The Tube” preamplifier, the listening experience was elevated to an entirely new level.
“THE ABSOLUTE TUNE”
Based on the developments of “The Tube” and “The Final Cut”, EINSTEIN created “The Absolute Tune”, a hybrid integrated amplifier in 2003. By combining the best of both worlds, this amplifier was designed to be affordable while still delivering the signature EINSTEIN sound quality.
“THE LIGHT IN THE DARK”
In 2005, EINSTEIN introduced ”The Light In The Dark”, a stereo power amplifier which served as a more affordable alternative to The Final Cut, making high-end audio more accessible to a wider audience. This amplifier was another example of EINSTEIN’s unconventional approach to tube technology.
“THE TURNTABLE’S CHOICE”
In 2005, EINSTEIN launched ”The Turntable’s Choice”, their phono preamplifier that is still considered one of the best, if not the best, in the world of vinyl enthusiasts today.
In 2007, EINSTEIN took another big leap forward with the introduction of their new CD player, “The Source”, which set new standards. Like “The Tube”, “The Final Cut”, and “The Turntable’s Choice”, this CD player became a reference for many renowned hi-fi magazines worldwide.
“THE LITTLE BIG PHONO”
In 2009, EINSTEIN introduced the “Little Big Phono”, a compact yet powerful phono preamplifier. Despite its small size, it packed a punch with its exceptional sound quality and advanced features. It quickly became a favorite among audiophiles and reviewers alike, earning praise for its ability to bring out the best in vinyl recordings.
“THE FINAL CUT ULTIMATE”
EINSTEIN AUDIO COMPONENTS revamped their popular tube mono power amplifier, “The Final Cut”, in 2010, resulting in the even more impressive “The Final Cut Ultimate”. The blend of cutting-edge circuitry and precise craftsmanship made it a masterpiece of audiophile art, earning it accolades in the Hi-Fi community.
“THE ABSOLUTE TUNE & THE LIGHT IN THE DARK”
With a new circuit board layout and various changes to the components and circuitry, “The Absolute Tune” and “The Light in The Dark” underwent a major overhaul in 2011 with the addition of the “Limited Edition” label. These changes can also be retrofitted to older models for a complete upgrade.
In 2011, the legendary preamplifier “The Tube” was succeeded by “The Preamp”. Something astonishing was achieved: an already perfect product was actually noticeably improved in every respect!
“THE SILVER BULLET”
In 2012, EINSTEIN AUDIO COMPONENTS finally released the new OTL power amplifiers, “The Silver Bullet”. With all the experience gathered over the years, they managed to improve upon an already perfect concept.
The stereo partner to “The Preamp”, “The Poweramp”, also followed in 2012 – a result of the considerations for “The Silver Bullet”.
“THE THUNDER AND THE FLASH”
In 2012, EINSTEIN AUDIO COMPONENTS finally completed their search for the ultimate cable. Working together with cable specialist Konrad Wächter, they developed ”The Thunder” speaker cable and ”The Flash” NF cable.
“THE AMP ULTIMATE”
EINSTEIN’s first amplifier, “The Amp”, was developed in transistor technology in 1988 and quickly became a legend, setting new standards for sound quality and technical excellence. In 2012, the company decided to continue this legacy by developing “The Amp Ultimate”, taking it even further.
“THE OCTOPUS ULTIMATE”
EINSTEIN released “The Octopus Ultimate” power strip in 2013, providing superior power delivery and improved sound quality to audiophiles.
“THE FLASH AND THE THUNDER”
In 2013, EINSTEIN AUDIO COMPONENTS developed the NF cable “The Flash” and the speaker cable “The Thunder”. With the same attention to detail and dedication to audio excellence as their amplifiers and preamplifiers, these cables quickly became popular among audiophiles looking for high-quality audio transmission.
The development of the “The Tune” integrated amplifier incorporates our entire experience in analog amplifier design and digital technology. This new Einstein integrated amplifier meets the highest high-end audio standards while also serving as the perfect control center for digital media.
Volker Bohlmeier had the idea of developing his own phono cartridge already 30 years ago. When he met Leif Joannsen, the Chief Designer of Ortofon, the plan for a perfect phono cartridge took shape. And when Christen Nielsen, the CEO of Ortofon, approved this project, the idea became reality.
In 2015, EINSTEIN developed the symmetrical speaker cable “The Thrill”, which delivers a relaxing high-end sound with plenty of musical details.
The Phonoamp, developed in 2016, is a carefully engineered device designed to enhance the audio quality of vinyl records. It offers a sophisticated amplification solution specifically tailored for vinyl enthusiasts, delivering a faithful and immersive listening experience.
“The Speaker”, introduced in 2016, is the ultimate choice for true music enthusiasts who have longed for a high-end speaker that not only sounds excellent but also offers effortless setup.
“The Woofer” ,an active subwoofer from 2016 with an optimized 100% analog active filter and integrated 700W amplifier, is the perfect complement to The Speaker, specifically designed to handle extremely low frequencies.
“The Pure”, another 2016 EINSTEIN speaker, represents a pinnacle of audio purity, offering exceptional clarity and fidelity in sound reproduction. Its meticulous design and engineering ensure a transparent and uncolored audio experience, making it a sought-after choice for audiophiles seeking the utmost accuracy in music playback.
“The Clou”, introduced in 2017, encompasses all the renowned EINSTEIN qualities for those who appreciate a compact studio monitor. Its solid 30mm multiplex closed enclosure simplifies placement, while the specially designed EINSTEIN Monitor Stand offers a perfect setup solution.
“The Monitor”, introduced in 2017, is the must-have speaker for true music enthusiasts, featuring the iconic EINSTEIN design and renowned sonic qualities, including exceptional timing, boundless dynamics, precise three-dimensional imaging, and natural tonal reproduction, setting a new standard in the monitor class.
“THE TONEARM” 9″/12″
“The Tonearm” 9”/10”, released in 2017, is a precision-engineered tonearm that offers exceptional tracking accuracy and delivers an exquisite audio experience, making it a highly sought-after choice for vinyl enthusiasts seeking the utmost in performance and musicality.
“The Phonostage”, introduced in 2017, is a high-performance audio component designed to amplify and accurately reproduce the delicate signals from vinyl records, offering exceptional clarity, low noise, and precise RIAA equalization, making it an essential addition to any audiophile’s analog setup.
“THE PERFECT MATCH”
“The Perfect Match” from 2018, is a carefully curated combination of audio components that harmoniously work together to deliver an unparalleled listening experience, offering impeccable synergy, optimal performance, and a cohesive soundstage for discerning music lovers.
“THE RECORD PLAYER”
“The Record Player”, released in 2018, is a meticulously crafted turntable that combines exceptional build quality, precise speed control, and a smooth tonearm, allowing vinyl enthusiasts to enjoy the full warmth and richness of analog sound with utmost fidelity and accuracy.
“THE MONITOR WOOFER”
“The Monitor Woofer”, is the perfect companion to The Monitor, delivering deep frequencies with impressive dynamics and timing, and requiring minimal acoustic demands on the listening space.
“THE TONEARM” 9,5″
“The Tonearm” 9,5“ from 2019 is a precision-engineered component that accurately tracks the grooves of the vinyl record, minimizing vibrations and ensuring high-quality audio performance.
“THE SOURCE ULTIMATE”
“The Source Ultimate”, released in 2019, is a cutting-edge device that offers advanced features and unparalleled performance.
The development of “The Megalith” involved a dedicated team of engineers and designers who pushed the limits of technological innovation to create a revolutionary product that redefines the industry standards.
In 2022, alongside the release of “The Megalith”, the long-awaited “The Aerolith” was also unveiled, together forming an integral part of the “Monolith Series.”
“THE AMP ULTIMATE MK108 BLACK SERIES”
The “The Amp Ultimate MK108 Black Series” is a highly anticipated release in 2023, offering a pinnacle of amplifier technology with its unparalleled performance, sleek design, and meticulous craftsmanship.
“THE RECORD PLAYER MK2”
“The Record Player MK2” is eagerly anticipated to be launched, promising music enthusiasts an upgraded version that combines classic vinyl playback with modern features for an enhanced listening experience.
The “The Preamp” of 2023 represents a significant advancement in audio technology, offering music enthusiasts a powerful and versatile device that enhances the signal from various audio sources, such as turntables or CD players, to achieve optimal sound quality.
“THE BLACK/ WOODEN SHADOW SPEAKER”
Finally arriving in 2023, “The Black/Wooden Shadow Speaker” is set to make its debut, captivating audiophiles with its unique design and exceptional sound quality.
“THE SILVER AND THE BLACK SHADOW”
We are proud to finally unveil “The Silver & The Black Shadow” this year, a stunning duo of audio devices that seamlessly blend elegance, innovation, and exceptional performance.
“THE MONOLITH PHONO”
Set to be released next year, “The Monolith Phono” represents a remarkable addition to the Monolith series, promising audiophiles and vinyl enthusiasts an unparalleled listening experience.
“THE REFERENCE SPEAKER”
“The Reference Speaker”, a highly anticipated release set to debut in the same year, designed to redefine the standards of audio excellence. With meticulous engineering, premium components, and uncompromising attention to detail.
The forthcoming release of “The Poweramp” in 2025, as a successor, represents the culmination of a lengthy process, embodying technological advancements and setting a new benchmark in audio amplification.