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MICHI's P5/S5 Combo Receives EISA Award


MICHI have received a number of industry reviews and awards that have placed their range firmly at the summit of the high-end hi-fi mountain.


Leading with the big news for MICHI, the P5 Preamplifier and S5 Stereo Power Amplifier have received the 2020-2021 EISA award for Best High-End Pre/Power Amplifier. No mean feat in the ultra competitive world of high-end audio, MICHI has received a standing ovation from the Expert Imaging & Sound Association.


MICHI have also had some big name reviews that are rightly giving them their glowing reputation.



 "Rotel’s high-end sub-brand is back, some three decades after its first appearance, and the Michi P5 control amplifier and S5 power amp bring a welcome breath of weight, scale and entirely natural music-making to the high-end arena. With cool black looks and stunning build quality, the duo displays a wide-ranging ability across a broad spectrum of musical genres." 


"Michi is all about the emotion and spirit of the music, delivered on an entirely human scale. The amps are flexible too, the preamp offering a wide range of digital and analogue inputs, and the quality is assured by painstaking hand assembly, from the basic components upwards. It’s a stunning return."




 "The P5/S5 is turning out to be a redoubtable sounding pre/power combination, one that has great detail, clarity and insight – as well as a seemingly unending amount of power. It doesn't just go loud, it does so with grace and composure and exudes an air of confidence and calm.


"This pre/power does it all with so little fuss; there's no histrionics or messing around. An excellent new design, anyone considering buying some high-end amplification simply must hear this."




 "There is absolutely no doubt that the Michi P5 preamplifier comfortably caters to just about any possible analogue and digital need. It’s a complete switching and control hub. In fact, it’s a tour de force in preamplification design. Period.

There’s an extremely low noise floor, something that makes the smallest micro-detail – things such as steel string and nail/plectrum interactions, closely mic’ed vocal nuance and other minutiae – discernible and blatantly listenable.

Yes, Rotel, via the newly reinvented Michi sub-brand is indeed on a distinct new path to high-end audio grandeur.‚Äč"




 "The P5/S5 deliver a full-blooded, holistic sound in which it seems the hi-fi bag of tricks is put aside, and the music is moved up to centre stage for your enjoyment. Which, of course, is just as it should be"

"The amplifiers immediately reveal a sound that's big and bold, with both striking bass extension and speed across the entire frequency range." 




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