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Dusty at CI Audio has been making high value audio components that sound way better than their prices since 1997. Many happy customers will testify to this. All Channel Islands Audio compontnts are hand made in the USA.

"The Transient MKII, and the other Channel Islands Audio products we have spent time with have proved themselves to be exceptionally high value, and sonically first rate. Good engineering, solid build, and great prices rule the day," from the Tone Audio review of the Transient MKII DAC. Read the full review

Greg Weaver in Positive Feedback, issue 57 on the D-200 MKII Monoblocks: "these UNRIVALED Class-D monos are unchallenged superstars, and a downright musical steal at $3500...Give them a listen and you'll understand why mine aren't going anywhere anytime soon." Read the full review.

Here is a sampling of the positive reviews of CI Audio gear. And reliability is simply the best. Get your CI Audio gear from AudioWaves. A winning combination.




Transient MKII DAC

Asynchronous 24/192 USB DAC with volume control, analog and digital outputs.
Powered by the USB cable, or the optional VDC-5 MKII power supply.
Tone Audio review
Stereophile review
$699 retail - $925 with the VDC-5 MKII - save $103!





D-200 MK II 200 watt Monoblock Amps
$4000/pair retail
Available with high (32 dB) or low (26 dB) gain
5 year warranty
Positive Feedback RAVE review



D-500 MK II 500 watt Monoblock Amps
$6000/pair retail
The Absolute Sound's Greg Weaver's Reference Amps
Available with high (38dB) or low (32 dB) gain
5 year warranty





VHP-2 Headphone Amp
$399 retail
ALPS Blue Velvet Pot, 2 gain settings - add VAC-1 for even better sound




PLC-1 MK II Remote Passive Preamp
$899 retail - 5 year warranty
ALPS Blue Velvet motorized Pot, 4 inputs, tape loop, 2 outputs

VPC-3 Passive Controller
sold out
ALPS Blue Velvet Pot, 2 inputs, 2 outputs



sold out

VDC-5 MKII Power supply
$329 retail
For Logitech Squeezebox Touch or Classic SB3
and Transient MKII USB Converter



VAC-1 Power Supply
$199 retail
Upgrade Power Supply for CI Audio products


VDC-9 MKII Power supply
$329 retail
For Slim Devices/Logitech Squeezebox Duet,
and Wadia 170/171 iTransports





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