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FEBRUARY 2017
Model ISx Reference
RED edition
Photo Jay Sea


JANUARY 2017
NEW X SERIES
INTEGRATED AMPLIFIERS

New web site


MAY 2016
Distribution Lavardin SWITZERLAND
SOUND REVOLUTION
www.soundrevolution.ch



MAY 2016
New dealer in Belgium
Radiyole
Gent
www.radiyole.be



FEBRUARY 2016
New dealer in France
L AUDIOPHILE 37000 Tours
33 Avenue de Grammont
Tel :02 47 05 61 19
http://www.hifi-tours.com



JANUARY 2016
New dealer in France
LASER EXPERIENCE 76600 LE HAVRE
51 Rue du Marechal Joffre
Tel :09 81 91 15 40
http://laser-experience.fr



JANUARY 2016
New dealer in BELGIUM Esaudio
Molenveld 52
2840 Rumst
Tel: 0496695260
Email: eric@esaudio.be
Web : www.esaudio.be



APRIL 2015
New dealer in France
HIFI PROJECT 24100 BERGERAC
47 Rue Bourbarraud



MARCH 2015
New dealer in France
COURTIN BOUTIQUE 76000 ROUEN
80 r Vicomté,



JANUARY 2015
New distributor in AUSTRALIA
AUDIO MAGIC
www.audiomagic.com.au
23/22 French Avenue
3070 Northcote, Melbourne
Phone +61 3 9489 5122



DECEMBER 2014
New distributor in ISRAEL
MAESTRO AUDIO
www.maestroaudio.co.il
GOLOMB 42, GIVATAYIM 5346418

Phone 972-54-3160030



SEPTEMBER 2014
New dealer in France
ART SONIC 14000 CAEN
79 Rue de Geôle



APRIL 2014
New dealers in Germany
AktivStudio / Romeo Barisic 6020 Innsbruck / Österreich
Tel. +43-676 590 6026
Web : www.aktivstudio.at

HiFi im Pfarrhof / Hagen Schöngarth 09221 Neukirchen / Erzgebirge
Tel. 0371 3899550
Web : www.hifi-im-pfarrhof.de



AUGUST 2013
TECHNO-M MOSCOW
www.techno-m.ru
New Lavardin distributor in MOSCOW
Vasilievskaya d.2, str.2




JUNE 2013
AUDIO ARTS NY
http://audioarts.co/
New Lavardin distributor is NEW YORK
210 5th Avenue




APRIL 2013
LAUNCHING OF THE REVOLUTIONARIES
LECONTOURE AIRLINE LOUDSPEAKERS




MARCH 2013
K-rak by Lavardin Technologies
The ultimate audio furniture
K-rak UNO & K-rak DUO
K-rak UNO et K-rak DUO



DECEMBER 2012
PARMENTERSOUND AUCKLAND
NEW ZEALAND
Lavardin technologies on demo
Phone: 64 9 411 7878



NOVEMBER 2012
IN FINE moves to PERPIGNAN
Lavardin technologies and Lecontoure on demo
tel 04 68 59 48 96



SEPTEMBER 2012
New distributor in France in BORDEAUX :
Audio Harmonia



JULLY 2012
New distributor in France in Clermont Ferrand :
ODYSSEE MUSICALE.



JUNE 2012
New distributor in CROATIA : HD-multimedia
Brsljana 21, HR-10040 Zagreb
hd-multimedia



MAY 2012
For smooth integration of a Surround Processor into High End Audio System, our ampliers Model IS and Model IS Reference can have an optional BYPASS input (input 1) with fixed amplification fitted.



APRIL 2012
Our new musicproduction is available
Elisabeth Kontomanou "Secret of the Wind"



SEPTEMBER 2011
For smooth integration of a Surround Processor into High End Audio System, our preamplifier Model C62 has now a BYPASS input (input 1) with fixed amplification fitted as standard.



FEVRIER 2011
Launching of our ultimate Low Memory cables
Model CML (ligne) and
Model CMA for loudspeaker
.



DECEMBRE 2010
Launching of the fabulous Model IT-15



DECEMBRE 2009
Launching of the low memory tonearm interconnect Model CPO



AVRIL 2009
Launching of the K-RAK audio racks



NOVEMBRE 2008
The Model IS recieves the Diapason d'or, Gold Award 2008



OCTOBRE 2007
Lavardin Technologies present the
Lecontoure Loudspeakers



APRIL 2007
Lavardin Technologies CLASS A recommended components
STEREOPHILE USA



MAY 2006
Lavardin Technologies recommended components
STEREOTIMES



OCTOBRE 2005
Launching of the Model IT version 2K6
- new input signal routing for better resolution
- tape output as standard



APRIL 2005
Model IS Reference
CLASS "A" RECOMMENDED COMPONENT
STEREOPHILE USA



SEPTEMBRE 2003
New ultra Low Memory speaker cable Model CX



AVRIL 2003
All lavardin Technologies amplifiers are now delivered with silver knobs as standard



MARS 2001
Launching of the Model IS Reference.



MARS 2000
New factory



JUIN 1998
Lavarin Technologies amplifiers selected for the world presentation of
the new FOCAL JM LAB UTOPIA Range



JUNE 4th - JULLY 27th 2016

http://www.festivalnohant.com

Lavardin Technologies
partenaire
50 years


read more about Lavardin-Music




SEPTEMBER 2015
incredible realism
special event at Prieuré de Lavaray
in the giant 7000sq/ft barn used as concert hall with Lavardin Model IS Ref,K-rak UNO, Lecontoure AIRLINE 200






6 JUNE - 25 JULLY 2015

http://www.festivalnohant.com

Lavardin Technologies
official partner

read more about Lavardin-Music




5 JUNE - 23 JULLY 2014
http://www.festivalnohant.com
Lavardin Technologies
official partner



6 MARCH 2014
NOHANT FESTIVAL CHOPIN
Salle Cortot Paris 15h to 22h
remise du prix special
new archives sound tracks
grand surprise concert
PROGRAM PDF




22-23-24 NOVEMBER 2013 TOULOUSE
AIRLINE & Lavardin
ADHF Toulouse Hifi show
6, rue du Pont Vieux
TOULOUSE tel 05.61.42.06.06



22-23-24 NOVEMBER 2013 BORDEAUX
Lavardin IT-15, IS REF
AUDIO HARMONIA Hifi show
Chateau Montjouan, 1 cote du piquet
33270 Bouliac tel 05 56 92 31 53



25-26-27 OCTOBER 2013 DIJON
presentation of the
AIRLINE 400 signature
Grand Hotel LA CLOCHE
Symphonie Show DIJON




8 JUNE - 24 JULLY 2013

http://www.festivalnohant.com

Lavardin Technologies
official partner

read more about Lavardin-Music




9 - 12 MAY 2013
visit us in MUNICH
at HIFI DE LUXE
Munich Marriott Hotel

http://hifideluxe.de



15 - 16 - 17 NOVEMBER 2012
visit us in à TOULOUSE at ADHF
World presentation of the new revolutionary Lecontoure Airline Loudspeaker



APRIL 2012
visit us in MUNICH at
HIFI LADEN 81377
tel : 089 71 93 980
Model IT-15 presentation.



11 - 12 - 13 NOVEMBER 2011
visit us in à TOULOUSE at ADHF
We will present A Great New Product



5 - 6 NOVEMBER 2011
visit us in DUBLIN



APRIL 2011
visit us in MUNICH at
HIFI LADEN 81377
tel : 089 71 93 980
Model IT-15 presentation.



APRIL 2008
We are in MUNICH at Fleming's Hotel
New tests of amplifiers



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FRANKFURT SHOW 2000




LONDON SHOW SEPT 2000




LONDON SHOW 1998




JUIN 1998
Lavardin Technologies amplifiers selected for the world presentation of
the new FOCAL JM LAB UTOPIA Range





Please contact relevant magazines
to get the full test review



JANUARY 2017
Model ISx HIFI PLUS #143
Alan Sircom

"The trouble is, you won't be able to stop yourself from thoroughly enjoying the Lavardin Model ISx"
"Our highest possible recommendation today"




SEPTEMBER 2016
Model IT
AVHUB AUSTRALIA
The Lavardin IT brought out the absolute best in every single pair of speakers I trialled
It's an enigma, an amplifier that produces music that sounds so 'right' that you just know that all other amplifiers must be wrong.




SEPTEMBER 2016
Model IS Reference
AVGUIDE.CH SWITZERLAND
The IS Reference is the best transistor amplifier I have ever heard. Not the best of his "class": The best!




MAY 2016
Model IS
AWARD 2016 AMPLIFIER

Image Hifi may/june



JULLY 2015

AUTRALIA MODEL IS
"it was the first time I 've ever heard this track with the emotion in which I am now sure it was recorded"



FEBRUARY 2015

ISRAEL MODEL IS REF (Hebrew)
The bottom line:
"Spartanic amplifier... Highly musical amplifier with detailed and rich sound without being bright or exaggerated in any frequency. I loved the soundstage, musicality, level of details, exposue layers of sound and thick body objects, not thin and skinny - in the end the amp delivered music "big time" and enables long listening hours".



SEPTEMBER 2013
Model IT Poland
complete test here

just fantastic !!!



JUNE 2013
Model IT
TED, Quebec Audio & Video
Tout, et seulement tout pour la musique


"Getting a lavardin amplifier at home is like having diner with your prefered artist... You get moved and asking yourself wether it is realy true"



JUNE 2013
La République du Son
a luminous explaination about our quest :
life in music



JUNE 2013
Model IS - TAS - HIFI+ 100th
FULL REVIEW HERE

The Lavardin IS amplifier has been reviewed in 100th edition of hi fi + it seems to have come out rather well
"The Model IS has an uncommon degree of clarity, agility, and ability to follow a line of music, no matter how fast or complex."



MAY 2013
DIAPASON : Test du Model IT-15 : "TOP SON"




OCTOBER 2012
Test Model IS, HI Fidelity Greece




JULLY 2012
Test Model IT-15, HIFI NEWS (GB)



"Anniversary issue of French integrated proves itself to be highly musical, though its magic comes at a price." "There's little to criticise about Lavardin's IT-15 save for its price. It sounds like a valve amp but with more bass control, and it excels with voices and music genres that rely on every little detail being perceived, such as acoustic folk. Instead of focusing on the depth and width of the soundstage, this amp makes musicality its main aim and hits the mark dead on."



OCTOBER 2011
Model IT-15, HIGH FIDELITY n90
POLAND (english)


"will create a system to which most audiophiles and music lovers pray their whole life long"



SEPTEMBER 2011
USA - THE ABSOLUTE SOUND & UK - HIFI+

The MODEL IT is elected best sounding of the 10 European most significant amplifier off all time.
Published in "The Absolute Sound" (May issue) and HIFI+ (Sept issue)
AV Guide : The 10 most Significant European Amplifiers of ALL TIME.



JANUARY 2011
Model IT - POLAND
AWARD of the YEAR
in the HiFi Magazine i Muzyka (PL)







NOVEMBER 2010 : BEST PRODUCT 2010
HIGH FIDELITY - POLAND
Model C62/AP150
read more




SEPTEMBER 2010

WHAT HIFI - GB - MODEL C62/AP150
- "If sound quality and musical enjoyment are your priorities, you'll find this Lavardin pairing hard to beat at this price. Dismiss them at your peril"
- " Their ability to convey the nuance of a voice is spellbinding, yet in the next moment they can deliver explosive transients without restraint".
- "The ability to combine the subtle with the sledgehammer is something few rivals can do. Even rarer, is the ability to time properly. Only a handful of the products we hear each year have a proper mastery of this aspect of sound".



MARCH 2010
MODEL IS - Hifi & Musik - Sweden
superlative in many respects: resolution, spatial delineation, micro-dynamics and timing. Its ability to pick up small details was simply incredible and something not available with the other amps.
What Lavardin IS brings to the sound is "inner meaning"; ability to follow music's rhytmical nuances, including silent moments, as well as to highlight other significant details.



JANUARY 2010
MODEL IS REFERENCE - WHAT HIFI - GB
- "The IS Reference is one of the most musically compelling amplifiers we've ever heard at this price level".
- "The IS Reference is amazingly fluid in its delivery, making almost all rival amplifiers sound mechanical in comparison".
- "A sonic superstar with nuanced dynamics, crisp timing and impressive detail; class-leading fluidity; easy to use".
- "If you want a telepathic link into what the recording artist wants you to feel, the IS Reference gets closer than any rival we've heard".



JULLY 2008
Son & Image - Canada - Model IT
Model IT and Harbeth speakers review
. . .
"J'ai rarement entendu une telle transparence et rapidité... comme si on regardait au travers d'une fenêtre claire comme du cristal"
"une reproduction musicale hors du commun et un plaisir fou à redécouvrir ses disques préférés et leur beauté cachée"



APRIL 2008
Model IT - USA - STEREO TIMES

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The Lavardin IT is a truly great amplifier and the standard by which all other amps must be judged. My recommendation for our award for most wanted product of the Year? Obviously. But more: most wanted product of my lifetime.



MARCH 2008
Model IS - FRANCE - DIAPASON D'OR

Lavardin IS : la somme de ses qualités lui permet d'affronter sereinement les meilleures électroniques... La restitution est d'une fluidité rare. Un magnifique modèle.



MARCH 2008
Model IT - USA - POSITIVE FEEDBACK

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"memory free circuit or not, this amp is fantastic. It's built to last, looks at home in most any decor or system and has that cunning ability to disappear. Audiophiles are a funny bunch at times: "I want only the music to come through!" Ok, so here it is: the Lavardin IT in other words: wire with gain? About as close to it as I've heard in my system. That's it. Genius, simply genius, well done Jean-Christophe!"



JULLY 2005
Model IS Reference - USA - STEREO TIMES

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"Amazing grace"
The Lavardin IS Reference is a true reference that every music lover should make a top priority to audition.
A word of warning though: after experiencing the Lavardin's grace and resolution, otherwise very good electronics will sound crude and false.
The ease with which it opens the aesthetic world of music to the listener is priceless.



NOVEMBER 2005
Model IS Reference - FRANCE - Diapason d'OR




APRIL 2005
Model IS Reference - USA - STEREOPHILE
CLASS "A" RECOMMENDED COMPONENT

Stereophile april 2005 Stereophile april 2005



FEBRUARY 2005
Model IS Reference - USA - STEREOPHILE : SAM'SPACE
No frills, few features : You'll be impressed only when you sit down and listen ....



JANUARY 2005
Model IT - UK - HIFI +

... phenomenal resolution and clatity, an effortlessly clean sound that made music and lyrics intelligible : seriouly embarrass some seriouly heavy-weight competition ...



2004
Model IS Reference - GERMANY - IMAGE HIFI
Mais comment tant de musique peut donc sortir d'un si simple appareil ??



2003
Model IT - 2003 - Singapore - i AUDIO MAGAZINE
"... Lavardin is an exceptional amplifier .. You discover layers of music that you never realized were there ..."



2001
Model IS et Model IS Reference - USA
THE ABSOLUTE SOUND

GOLDEN EAR AWARD 2001 WINNER
HIFI+ award



2001
Model IS Reference - UK - HIFI+
PRODUCT OF THE YEAR 2001

" Total realism and incredible pinpoint soundstage accuracy "



2001
Model PS et Model AS (A80) - GERMANY - HORERLEBNIS



2001
Model IS - UK - HIFI+



2000
Model IT - UK - WHAT HIFI

"Quite honestly, if we could give six stars to this product we would. IT really is that good".
"This is a terrific integrated amplifier that is good enough to worry the very best that's out there, irrespective of cost".



2000
Model IS - SWEDEN - HIFI & MUSIK
Rena Snuren ! IT'S CRAZY !...



2000
Model PE (PRE62) et Model MAP - UK -HIFI+
PRODUCT OF THE YEAR 2000




2000
Model PS et Model AS (A80) - GREECE - NXOS



1999
Model IT - UK - HIFI WORLD
4/4 : OUTSTANDING !
one of the most self-effacing, natural amplifiers ...



1999
Model IT et Model PO - UK - HIFI+
"possesses is the ability to make almost every other amplifier sound cluttered and clumsy "



1999
Model IT - UK HIFI CHOICE

Paul Messenger's EDITOR'S CHOICE

"But what on earth can a 40-Watt, four input integrated amp offer, that Naims finest cannot match?"



JUIN 1998
Lavarin Technologies amplifiers selected for the world presentation of
the new FOCAL JM LAB UTOPIA Range



December 1998 London Hi-Fi Show report
Model IT - USA - STEREOPHILE
by Wes Phillips
Lavardin nous rappele avec talent la véritable vocation de la Hifi haut de gamme



Model IS et Model IT
PRESTIGE Audio

"Il rivalise sans contestation possible avec certaines réalisations à tubes de haut niveau ..".
"Il semble avoir soulevé un rideau entre la restitution et l'auditeur"



JUIN 1997
Model IT - FRANCE - Le MONDE de la Musique
4/4 :... comme si on avait oté un voile .... Quel plaisir !...



AVRIL 1997
Model IT - FRANCE - DIAPASON
42/44 : ... des sommets de transparence jamais atteints !...






CONTACT US

Lavardin Technologies
42 rue de la Republique
37230 Fondettes France
Tel +33 247.49.70.92
Email lavardin@cevl.com
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