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Mytek readies Brooklyn Bridge II, Manhattan Bridge & more

  • With Mytek Audio switching production from Warsaw manufacturer (and EU distributor) HEM Electronics to a newly-established company (Mytek Europe), a new website and a slew of new products are slated for 2021 release:

    First out of the gate will be three new Liberty Series products whose focus is a single function:

    February 28th: Liberty THX AAA™ Headphone Amplifier (€1495)
    March 15th: Liberty DAC II PCM/DSD/MQA/HPA DAC (€995)
    April 15th: Liberty Phono preamplifier with built-in step-up transformer (€1495)

    With older Brooklyn products already discontinued (but still supported), late spring will see an all-new Brooklyn Bridge II join the (already-shipping) Brookly AMP+ (US$2495). The Brooklyn Bridge II promises to add Roon Core functionality – via Mytek’s newly-developed Linux OS – to the unit’s DAC, pre-amplifier, headphone amplifier and phono stage feature set. Pricing on this is expected to land at €3495.

    Summertime means two new Manhattan models that, to quote Mytek, promise “ultra high-performance for demanding audiophiles”. The Manhattan Bridge will put the Bridge II’s feature set on steroids for €6995 and the dual-mono 200wpc Manhattan power amplifier will feature a GanFET power module circuit for the same price, €6995.

    Want cost-no-object Mytek? You’ll want to hang on for the Empire Streamer Bridge coming in February that will apparently take the Roon Core + DAC + pre-amplifier + headphone amplifier + phono stage product base all the way to the top floor for a cool €19,995. However, the matching 1000 Watt GanFET-ed Empire monoblock (€9995 each) won’t arrive until the summer.

    Further information: Mytek Audio

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