Zanden Audio

Zanden Audio


Zanden Audio of Japan is one of the oldest partners of AE. Yamada Kazutoshi’s constant new ideas in the domain of tube electronics, are reflected in a series of exclusive super electronics he has created for AE over this past decade.  This includes:   the Chouku amplifier housing the big 212-type tubes pioneering the application of the FINEMET core output transformer in a single-ended circuit design. The unconventional use of 300B power tubes in the output stage of the Chouku preamp serves to recreate unlimited dynamic range is quite a feat in itself.  The implementation of double push-pull circuitry in the KAUN mono block 100Watt amplifier is an unprecedented invention as well. Such an idea has never been successfully executed before, given the technical challenges.  Last but not least, is the introduction of the Zanden 1200 signature phono stage, with the flexible choice of two cutting machines (Westrex/Neumann), in addition to 5 EQ curves. Another first.  Yamada's lifelong research in the ultimate analog reproduction leads him to conclude that the "choice of cutting machine" matters very much in particular to the integrity of spatial resolution.

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Happy Holidays from the AE Group!
We had a fabulous session with Elliot Leung at Divin Lab sharing his composition journey of his seminal Metaverse Symphony No.1. He taught us how to appreciate symphonic music and shared so much in-depth music knowledge. We were so impressed and had learnt so much from him.  #audioexotics #elliotleung #symphony #classicalmusic
It’s finally here, the moment we’ve all been waiting for – the BIG REVEAL! After quietly launching almost a year ago, I’m thrilled to announce the official opening of Audio Exotics Singapore! This venture has been a true labor of love for both my team and me, and we believe we’ve crafted a truly unique haven in Singapore where you can immerse yourself in an extraordinary audio experience.

To kick off this exciting occasion, we’re hosting three workshops led by industry experts, each focused on different aspects: Noise Management, Acoustic Management and Network management.

11am Saturday 21 and Sunday 22
Noise Management – Chris Leung – Founder and CEO Audio Exotics Group

1pm Saturday 21 and 3pm Sunday 22
Acoustic Management – In the Conductor’s Seat : Adrian Lo – Founder and Principal Consultant Soundzipper

3pm Saturday 21 and 1pm Sunday 22
Network Management – Edison Wong – Founder and CEO Ediscreation

Please go to for more details. Hope to see you at our latest showroom soon!