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Adelaide Speakers http://adelaidespeakers.com.au/  speakers

AndyR  https://www.stereo.net.au/forums/topic/314806-dc-blocker/   DC Blocker, phono stage

Audio Principe https://audioprincipe.com.au/  cables

Audinate  https://www.audinate.com/products  Dante adapters, software

Aspen Amplifiers  http://www.aksaonline.com  amplifiers

Aurealis Audio https://www.aurealisaudio.com.au  cables

Bill’s Cables https://www.stereo.net.au/forums/forum/328-bills-cables/  cables

Bocchino Audio https://www.bocchtech.com/bocchinoaudio/bocchinoaudio.html  cables

Burson Audio https://www.bursonaudio.com  amplifiers

Creation Audio http://www.creationaudio.com.au  speakers

Curious Cables https://curiouscables.com cables

Dana Electro Acoustics http://www.danadigital.com  speakers

David Gatti Audio https://www.gattiweb.com  multi region players, upgrades

DEQX https://www.deqx.com/ digital preamp processor

Dohmann Audio https://dohmannaudio.com turntables

Duntech http://www.duntech.com.au/  speakers

Dynavector https://www.dynavector.com.au/index-1.html amplifiers

EGM Audio https://www.egmaudio.com.au  cables

Elektra https://www.melbournehifi.com.au/collections/elektra (retailer website) amplifiers

Elijah Audio http://www.elijahaudio.com/  cables

Equinox  Audio http://www.equinoxaudio.com.au/ speakers

ER Audio http://www.eraudio.com.au  speakers

ETI Research https://eti-research.com.au  audio connectors

FoilFlex Cables  https://foilflexcables.com/  cables  (by Lenehan Audio)

Garrot Brothers https://garrottbrothers.com cartridges

Gieseler Audio https://www.gieseler.com.au DACs, power supplies

Grizzly Works https://grizzlyworksracks.wixsite.com/home racks, vinyl satchels

Halcro https://halcro.com amplifiers

Heschl Audio Labs https://heschl.com.au  dac-amplifiers

Holton Audio https://holtonprecisionaudio.com  amplifiers, power conditioners

Hulgich Audio http://www.hulgichaudio.com.au speakers, cables

Jorgen Coils https://www.jorgencoils.com  speakers

KLE Innovations http://kleinnovations.com  cables

Kordz  https://www.kordz.com/  cables

Krispy Audio https://krispyaudio.com.au/krispy-kables/  cables

Krix http://www.krix.com/ speakers

Kyron Audio www.kyronaudio.com.au/ speakers

Legend Speakers http://www.legendspeakers.com.au/ speakers

Lenard Audio http://lenardaudio.com/index.html  speakers

Lenehan Audio http://www.lenehanaudio.com.au/ speakers

Loudspeaker Kit Co. http://www.theloudspeakerkit.com/ speakers

Lucie Audio https://www.lucieaudio.com.au  speakers, amplifiers

M8audio https://m8audio.com speakers

March Audio https://www.marchaudio.net.au amplifiers, cables

McChanson https://www.mcchanson.com  ampliers

Nano Audio Technology https://nanoat.com/  amplifiers

NB Speaker cables https://www.nbspeakercables.com.au cables

NovaVoce Acoustics http://www.users.on.net/~merc/home.htm  speakers

OAD Ultrafidelity https://www.openaudiodesigns.com  amplifiers

Orpheus Loudspeakers http://www.orpheusaudio.com.au/ speakers

Osborn Loudspeakers http://www.osbornloudspeakers.com.au/ speakers, cables

Pitt & Giblin https://www.pittandgiblin.com.au/  speakers

PSC Audio https://www.pscaudio.com/index.htm cables (also called WHT Loudspeakers)

Redgum Audio http://redgumaudio.com/ amplifiers, DACs

Retro-Thermionic  http://retro-thermionic.blogspot.com/  amplifiers, DC Blocker

Richter http://richter.com.au/ speakers, digital radios

Robertson Audio Cables  https://robertsonaudiocables.com.au/ cables

Serhan+Swift http://serhanswift.com  speakers

SGR Audio http://sgraudio.com.au/ speakers, hifi racks

SnakeOil OS  https://www.snakeoil-os.net/  music operating system

Sound Acoustics https://soundacoustics.com.au  acoustic panels, bass traps

Supratek http://www.supratek.com.au amplifiers

TC Loudspeakers http://tcloudspeakers.com  speakers

Thor https://www.thortechnologies.com.au  power conditioners

Tube Sound Audio https://tubesoundaudio.com.au  amplifiers, speakers

VAF Research http://www.vaf.com.au/ speakers

Valve Audio http://www.valveaudio.drsound.com.au/blog/  amplifiers

Weston Acoustics https://westonacoustics.com.au amplifiers

Whatmough https://theaudioexperts.com.au/collections/whatmough  speakers

WHT Loudspeakers http://www.whtspeakers.com speakers (also called PSC Audio)

Wyndham Audio https://www.wyndhamaudio.com.au  speakers

New Zealand

Antipodes Audio http://antipodes.audio music servers

Design Build Listen https://designbuildlisten.com tonearm, turntable

Image Loud Speaker https://imageloudspeakers.nz/. speakers

Java Hi-Fi http://www.javahifi.com amplifiers

KEA Audio http://www.keaaudio.com  speakers, amplifiers

Lambert http://www.lambert.co.nz speakers

Mad Scientist Audio http://madscientist-audio.com/presta/ cables, footers

Montaudio  https://www.montaudio.com/    cables

Perreaux https://www.perreaux.com amplifiers, speakers

Plinius Audio http://www.pliniusaudio.com  amplifiers

Pure Audio http://www.pureaudio.co.nz amplifiers

Sole to Sole Audio https://soultosoleaudio.com/wp/ speakers

Stereo Coffee https://stereocoffee.wixsite.com/ldrpreamp  preamp kit

Theophony https://www.theophanyloudspeakers.com.au speakers

Tub’s Audio http://www.tubsaudio.co.nz  speakers

Viganoni & Viganoni http://www.viganoni.com amplifiers

Wing Acoustics https://wingacoustics.com speakers

 

 

To make it easier, have created separate lists for amplifiers, speakers and cables.

https://www.stereo.net.au/forums/topic/339172-consider-australian-new-zealand-made-amplifiers/

https://www.stereo.net.au/forums/topic/339170-consider-australian-new-zealand-made-speakers/

https://www.stereo.net.au/forums/topic/339173-consider-australian-new-zealand-made-cables/

 

Please note that this listing has been compiled with the help of SNA members to enable you to identify ANZ companies.  You have to form your own opinion on whether the products meet your requirements.  Other than being a customer of some products, I have no association with these organisations.

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Hi Snoop,   I think you can add the following Australian amplifier manufacturers, although it's always difficult to know how much is Australian made.   Aspen Amplifiers Hugh Dean's



16 minutes ago, Antipodean Brad said:

Not sure why Metaxas is in the list.  They are head-quartered in The Netherlands, and  I don't think that they have been made in Australia for a long time.

Thank you, they were on an old list and now removed.

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  • Snoopy8 changed the title to Australian & New Zealand made HiFi gear

Snoops, you forgot about meeee!  :)

 

Andyr, for the:

  • 'Muse' phono stage, and
  • AKSA 'Paris' head amp.

 

Both hand-assembled in my Richmond workshop.  :)

 

Regards,

Andy

 

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5 minutes ago, andyr said:

Snoops, you forgot about meeee!  :)

 

Andyr, for the:

  • 'Muse' phono stage, and
  • AKSA 'Paris' head amp.

 

Both hand-assembled in my Richmond workshop.  :)

 

Regards,

Andy

 

Sorry!  I did not realise you were doing it on a commercial scale.  Please give me a web site and I will add you. 

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On 12/12/2020 at 2:45 PM, Antipodean Brad said:

Not sure why Metaxas is in the list.  They are head-quartered in The Netherlands, and  I don't think that they have been made in Australia for a long time.

 

Kon tells me he designs where he resides (in Greece), and his two sons assemble them where they live, in Melbourne.

But anyway, there is no Australian distributor anyway, so may as well keep them removed.

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1 hour ago, andyr said:

Snoops, you forgot about meeee!  :)

 

Andyr, for the:

  • 'Muse' phono stage, and
  • AKSA 'Paris' head amp.

 

Both hand-assembled in my Richmond workshop.  :)

 

Regards,

Andy

 

 

You need to declare your commercial interests in your signature then, as per the website guidelines :)

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14 minutes ago, Drunken Monk said:

Hi Guys,

Can you please include..

 

www.hulgichaudio.com.au

 

Thanks

:oops: how did I miss it! :sorry:

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2 hours ago, Snoopy8 said:

Sorry!  I did not realise you were doing it on a commercial scale.  Please give me a web site and I will add you. 

 

Aah - I wouldn't call what I do "on a commercial scale ", Snoops.

 

1 hour ago, Marc said:

You need to declare your commercial interests in your signature then, as per the website guidelines :)

 

I'm afraid I am completely unaware of what this involves, Marc.  :huh:

 

Andy

 

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40 minutes ago, andyr said:

 

Aah - I wouldn't call what I do "on a commercial scale ", Snoops.

 

 

I'm afraid I am completely unaware of what this involves, Marc.  :huh:

 

Andy

 

Hi Andy

As I am aware you simply amend your profile, which then reflects in each message post bearing the manufacturer of audio products message

as seen applying, as shown here: 

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44 minutes ago, andyr said:

 

Aah - I wouldn't call what I do "on a commercial scale ", Snoops.

 

 

I'm afraid I am completely unaware of what this involves, Marc.  :huh:

 

Andy

 

Just put "Manufacturer of xxxx and xxxx"

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33 minutes ago, andyr said:

Aah - I wouldn't call what I do "on a commercial scale ", Snoops

If you build something two, three times and you invoice someone through a registered business, you have a commercial offering.  No problems putting you on the list.  The other requirement is having a web link that people can refer to,  

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41 minutes ago, Snoopy8 said:

If you build something two, three times and you invoice someone through a registered business, you have a commercial offering.  No problems putting you on the list.  The other requirement is having a web link that people can refer to,  

 

Aah, then I definitely do not have a commercial offering, Snoops.  :)  I do what I do as a hobby - to keep me occupied in retirement.  I don't have a registered business (and am far below the threshold for needing to remit GST and BAS statements to the government).  Nor do I (yet!) have a website.

 

Thanks to @stereo coffeeand @muon*for your advice - which I have followed.

 

Andy

 

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Pure Audio (PureAudio.co.nz) are Wellington, NZ based, and are Gary Morrison, the technical brains, and Ross Stevens, who designs the casework.  Garry and Ross were previously the design team behind iconic Plinius gear.  They left Plinius and later set up Pure Audio.  They perhaps fly under the radar, but their products - integrated amp, control amp, power amps, both stereo and mono blocks, and phono pre amps (all running in Class A) - are gaining massive interest in USA and Europe..  I have used the PureAudio Vinyl Pre.  The sound is superb, very musical.   

The whole range are future classics.

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2 hours ago, Marc said:

Another one for NZ you'll be hearing more about soon.

https://wingacoustics.com/

 

They seem pretty confident 

 

 

World First

 

The Zerøs feature the revolutionary acousticWing®, the most significant breakthrough in loudspeaker development since the invention of the cone 100 years ago.

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5 minutes ago, metal beat said:

 

I am pretty sure they are no longer in business 

 

Still in business but US-based, I think?

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1 minute ago, metal beat said:

 

They seem pretty confident 

 

 

World First

 

The Zerøs feature the revolutionary acousticWing®, the most significant breakthrough in loudspeaker development since the invention of the cone 100 years ago.

 

It's legit and been many, many years in development. A prototype was displayed at our show in 2019, and now full production has started. We've spent considerable time with it recently. Stay tuned.

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35 minutes ago, metal beat said:

 

They seem pretty confident 

 

 

World First

 

The Zerøs feature the revolutionary acousticWing®, the most significant breakthrough in loudspeaker development since the invention of the cone 100 years ago.

SENSITIVITY (2.83V,1m)
72dB SPL

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4 Ω

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Thank you for all your updates.

 

We now have 44 Australian and 14 New Zealand companies making Hifi gear.  Prior to putting together this list, knew only 5 Kiwis, but 70% (31) of the Aussies.

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Hi Snoop,

 

I think you can add the following Australian amplifier manufacturers, although it's always difficult to know how much is Australian made.

 

Aspen Amplifiers Hugh Dean's amplifiers

Burson Audio pre-amps, headphone amps, DACs

Heschl Audio Labs amps

McChanson valve amps

OAD Ultrafidelity amps

ValveAudio valve amps

 

 

 

 

 

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39 minutes ago, stereodave said:

I think you can add the following Australian amplifier manufacturers, although it's always difficult to know how much is Australian made.

Thank you for your amplifier and speaker inputs.  Did not realise how many I have missed!

 

Agree it is difficult to know how much is Australian made. I will leave it to others to call out if something is not Aussie/Kiwi.  At the end of the day, this is a listing of ANZ manufacturers with no judgement on % local content, product quality, sound quality, customer service etc...

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