Here's where you can find the list of winners for our 2018 Awards, announced at our Gala Dinner at the Grace Hotel in Sydney on 30 November 2017 . Our Special Awards Issue will be be out soon - the digital edition will be available HERE.

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Our congratulations again to all the winners - check out the list below for all the winners - it's our ultimate buying guide for the best in audio, AV and incar entertainment.

 

BEST BUY TELEVISION OF THE YEAR   
Toshiba 65U7750: REVIEW 

TELEVISION OF THE YEAR   
Sony KD-65A1 

Highly Commended: Panasonic TH-65EZ1000U

SOUNDBAR OF THE YEAR UNDER $1000
Samsung HW-MS650 

Highly Commended: Yamaha YAS-207 

SOUNDBAR OF THE YEAR $1000-$2000
Samsung HW-K950 

SOUNDBAR OF THE YEAR OVER $2000
Yamaha YSP-5600B Mk2 

STEREO AV AMPLIFIER OF THE YEAR UNDER $2000
Pioneer SX-S30

STEREO AV AMPLIFIER OF THE YEAR OVER $2000
Classé Sigma 2200i

TV AUDIO ACCESSORY OF THE YEAR
Sennheiser Flex 5000: REVIEW

TV VIDEO ACCESSORY OF THE YEAR
Humax H3 Espresso

 
 

PROJECTOR OF THE YEAR UNDER $1000   
BenQ GS1: REVIEW 

PROJECTOR OF THE YEAR $1000-$5000  
Epson EH-TW5600

PROJECTOR OF THE YEAR OVER $5000  
Sony VPL-VW550ES 

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SPEAKER PACKAGE OF THE YEAR UNDER $5000
Focal 5.1.2 SIB Evo Dolby Atmos

SPEAKER PACKAGE OF THE YEAR OVER $5000
Bowers & Wilkins 700 Series 
703 S2 / 706 S2 / HTM71 S2 / DB4S

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CUSTOM INSTALLATION PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
Krix Series MX 

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VIDEO PLAYER/SERVER OF THE YEAR
Zappiti 4K HDR 

AV PRE-AMPLIFIER OF THE YEAR
Marantz AV7703 

AV POWER AMPLIFIER OF THE YEAR
Yamaha Aventage MX-A5000: INFO

AV RECEIVER OF THE YEAR UNDER $1000
Marantz NR1508 

AV RECEIVER OF THE YEAR $1000-$2000
Denon AVR-X2400H

AV RECEIVER OF THE YEAR OVER $2000
Yamaha Aventage RX-A3070

 
 

DAC/HEADPHONE AMP OF THE YEAR 
Burson Audio Conductor V2+ 

HEADPHONES OF THE YEAR UNDER $500
1MORE H1707 Triple-Driver: REVIEW

HEADPHONES OF THE YEAR $500-$2000
HIFIMAN Edition X V2 

HEADPHONES OF THE YEAR OVER $2000
Focal Utopia  

NOISE-CANCELLING HEADPHONES OF THE YEAR
Bowers & Wilkins PX  

 
 

TURNTABLE BEST BUY OF THE YEAR 
Sony PS-HX500: REVIEW 
 
HIGH-END TURNTABLE OF THE YEAR 
Audio Union Helix 2 by Mark Döhmann 
  
NETWORK MUSIC PLAYER OF THE YEAR UNDER $1000
Yamaha NP-S303 

NETWORK MUSIC PLAYER OF THE YEAR OVER $1000
Cocktail Audio X35 

CD PLAYER OF THE YEAR UNDER $1000
Pioneer PD-30AE

CD PLAYER OF THE YEAR OVER $1000
Marantz SA-14S1 Special Edition 

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INCAR PROCESSOR OF THE YEAR
Hertz H8 DSP 

INCAR HEAD UNIT OF THE YEAR UNDER $1500
Alpine iLX-107: REVIEW 

INCAR HEAD UNIT OF THE YEAR OVER $1500
Kenwood DNX9170DABS: REVIEW

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PORTABLE AUDIO PLAYER OF THE YEAR UNDER $500
Fiio X1 2nd gen 

PORTABLE AUDIO PLAYER OF THE YEAR OVER $500
Fiio X5 3rd gen 

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UHD BLU-RAY PLAYER OF THE YEAR UNDER $500
Panasonic DMP-UB400
 
UHD BLU-RAY PLAYER OF THE YEAR OVER $500
Oppo UDP-203 

PERSONAL VIDEO RECORDER OF THE YEAR 
Panasonic DMR-PWT560

 
 
 

STEREO AMPLIFIER OF THE YEAR UNDER $1000
NAD C 338: REVIEW

STEREO AMPLIFIER OF THE YEAR $1000-$4000
Peachtree Audio nova150: REVIEW

Highly Commended: Hegel H80
Highly Commended: Pioneer A-70DA

STEREO AMPLIFIER OF THE YEAR $4000-$10,000
Audia Flight FL Three S: INFO

Highly Commended: Moon Neo ACE 

STEREO AMPLIFIER OF THE YEAR OVER $10,000
Marantz PM-10

Highly Commended: Audio Analogue Maestro Anniversary
Highly Commended: Octave V 80 SE

PRE-AMPLIFIER OF THE YEAR
Audio Research Reference 6: REVIEW

POWER AMPLIFIER OF THE YEAR UNDER $10,000  
Bryston 4B3

POWER AMPLIFIER OF THE YEAR OVER $10,000  
Dan D’Agostino Progression Stereo

PHONO STAGE OF THE YEAR
Perreaux Audiant VP3: INFO

POWER CONDITIONER OF THE YEAR
Torus Power AVR2

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INCAR MONO AMPLIFIER OF THE YEAR 
Focal FPX 1.1000 

INCAR AMPLIFIER OF THE YEAR UNDER $1000
Diamond Audio HX600.4: REVIEW 

Highly Commended
Focal FPS 5.1200: REVIEW

INCAR AMPLIFIER OF THE YEAR OVER $1000
Helix H 400X: REVIEW 

 
 
LOUDSPEAKERS OF THE YEAR UNDER $2000
Bowers & Wilkins 707 S2 

Highly Commended: Dynaudio Emit M10

LOUDSPEAKERS OF THE YEAR $2000-$10,000
- JOINT WINNERS -  
GoldenEar Triton Two+
Q Acoustics Concept 500 

LOUDSPEAKERS OF THE YEAR $10,000-$20,000
Dynaudio Contour 60 

Highly Commended: Boenicke W8

LOUDSPEAKERS OF THE YEAR OVER $20,000 
Bowers & Wilkins 800 D3 

Highly Commended 
Sonus faber Homage Tradition Serafino

STANDMOUNT LOUDSPEAKERS OF THE YEAR
Krix Esoterix Altum

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INCAR SPEAKERS OF THE YEAR UNDER $1000
Alpine X-S69C: REVIEW

INCAR SPEAKERS OF THE YEAR OVER $1000
Vibe Audio CVEN62C-V4 

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PORTABLE WIRELESS SPEAKER OF THE YEAR
JBL Flip 4 

WIRELESS STEREO SPEAKERS OF THE YEAR UNDER $1500
Triangle Elara LN01A: REVIEW 

Highly Commended: Cambridge Audio Yoyo M: REVIEW

WIRELESS STEREO SPEAKERS OF THE YEAR OVER $1500
DALI Zensor 5 AX

 

 

SINGLE-BOX SOLUTION OF THE YEAR
Naim Uniti Atom  

Highly Commended: Cyrus Lyric 

WIRELESS MULTIROOM SPEAKER OF THE YEAR UNDER $1000
Riva WAND Festival  

WIRELESS MULTIROOM SPEAKER OF THE YEAR OVER $1000
Dynaudio Music 7  

MULTIROOM COMPONENT OF THE YEAR
Yamaha WXAD-10  

MULTIROOM SYSTEM OF THE YEAR
Google Chromecast  

 
 

SOUND+IMAGE GOLD AWARD
AktiMate Mini+ B: REVIEW

JUDGES CHOICE
Yamaha NS-5000 loudspeakers: STORY & INTERVIEW

MOST DOWNLOADED FROM AVHUB.COM.AU   
Humax 4tune HDR-1000T: REVIEW

 
 
A LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WAS PRESENTED TO
John Martin 
 

 

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