Musical Fidelity represents the best of good quality hi-fi. Built on over thirty years of audio expertise, we design and engineer powerful hi-fi separates that deliver exceptional sound, high technical performance, excellent value for money and a superb build quality.
Now owned and operated by Audio Tuning, an independent audio specialist company based in Austria, Musical Fidelity still retains its proud British heritage, with every product we design continuing to boast the natural, authentic sound that has made our name so respected across the world. Our unique ranges embrace both traditional and modern requirements. So whether you need a high-quality phono stage to improve your vinyl listening experience, require bit-perfect playback of your beloved CDs, or have chosen to embrace the increasingly popular world of wireless music streaming, we have something to offer. And for every source, we’re still proud to boast a wide range of powerful, state-of-the-art amplifiers that sound at home anywhere.
Whatever type of music you enjoy and however you want to hear it, we have something for you at Musical Fidelity.
Timeline - Product Landmarks
Interested in the devlopment behind our current line-up of products? Here are just a small selection of the many memorable products we've produced:
Our first product - The Preamp – launched to rave reviews. Followed by shoebox-style Dr Thomas power amp.
Launch of A1 integrated amp, ‘the most important development so far in the renaissance of the UK hi-fi scene’ ( Hi-Fi Answers ).
New A370 Power Amp proclaimed ‘the best power amp I’ve ever heard’ ( Hi-Fi Answers ).
World’s first high-end DAC- Digilog – makes debut.
Another world first: MVX preamp, combining tube circuit topology with transistors.
SA470 launched: 86Kg power amp running 99% in Class A.
A1000 integrated released, featuring pure Class A power amp section.
Classic valve-driven Tubalog DAC goes on sale.
X Series launches with X-10D Class A triode line stage: ‘the most dramatic sonic enhancement you’re likely to hear!’ ( F1 ).
Nu-Vista Preamp launched, using miniature, metal-cased nuvistor tubes. All 500 units sold within three months.
X Series expands with X-ACT DAC, praised for 'smooth, easy-going sound' ( What Hi-Fi? ).
X-24K upsampling DAC released: ‘capable of getting sound to die for’ ( Stereophile ).
X-Ray CD player launched. Described as ‘the sort of object you just want to fondle’ ( Hi-Fi News ) ‘a thrilling, substantial and satisfying listen’ ( What Hi-Fi? ) and ‘Hi-Fi meets nuclear warhead’ ( T3 ).
Futuristic CD-PRE 24 arrives, combining a high-quality CD transport, DAC and preamp. On Hi-Fi says it ‘represents a combination of features, functional performance and affordability that seems an audiophile dream come true’.
Debut of Nu-Vista M3 pre/power amp, including discrete Nu-Vista power amp modules with choke regulation. ‘This is what hi-fi should be all about’ ( Gramophone ).
X-DAC V3 released, offering ‘stunningly good measured performance’ ( Stereophile ).
World’s first audio application of trivistor tubes in new Tri-Vista series, including legendary Tri-Vista 21 ‘Super DAC’.
Flagship kW pre-amp and kW power amp launched: ‘the very finest amps you can buy...the MFs redefine audio standards’ ( What Hi-Fi? )
Next up: kW 500 super integrated amp with twin-triode tubes. Hi-Fi News said, ‘For one rare reviewing occasion I could not find a thing to fault about the musical presentation of an amp’.
Limited-edition M1 turntable released. Considered one of the best-engineered decks ever, it’s now a collector’s item, fetching above its original price.
Supercharged X-DAC V8 introduced, with switchable tube buffer and extra-heavy-duty power supply. ‘For its superb performance as a detailed, sweet-sounding DAC, the X-DAC V8 stands on its own’ ( Stereophile ).
X-150 wins European Stereo Amplifier of the Year, EISA Awards 2004-2005.
Debut of kW250S one-box wonder, packing in dual 250-watt mono-bloc amps, tube hybrid preamp, phono stage, 24-bit 192K upsampling CD player, FM/DAB tuner and iPod input.
Meet the mighty TITAN: 1kW per channel dual monobloc design with external power supply. Hi-Fi News was ‘Smitten… The Titan is the best power amplifier I’ve used’.
Reference-standard Primo pre-amplifier released; pure Class A with 14 hand-picked ECC81 tubes.
New M1 CLiC unites analogue and digital sources under universal control. Wins European Network Music Player, EISA Awards 2011-2012.
Line-up expands to meet every hi-fi need and budget. Highlights include the AMS CD/DAC – our finest digital product yet - and AMS100, the world’s most advanced pure Class A amp.