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Stereotypes will be closing early at 4:45 on Saturday June 24th

Stereotypes will be closing early at 4:45PM on Saturday June 24th.  We will have normal hours on Sunday.  Sorry for the inconvenience!

Mytek Brooklyn DAC here! Also new Shunyata product.

We have several Mytek Brooklyn DACs in stock and on demo in both black and silver. This is a great DAC that also does MQA natively, and comes with a well regarded built-in phono stage. It also has a quality headphone amp, and allows for up to DSD 256 and 32/384K playback. On the back it’s inputs/outputs allow for balanced stereo out, unbalanced stereo RCA out and in, 2 SPDIF in, USB, Optical/Toslink, and a built-in attenuator. You can read the reviews here, here, here and here (pdf).

We also have new Shunyata Product just in! More info soon.

The new Oppo UDP-205 Ultra HD BluRay Player is in! Stock limited!

We have the brand new Oppo UDP-205 Audiophile Universal Ultra HD BluRay Player just in! This hasn’t hit most stores yet, and we only have two right now! We have more ordered and expect the next shipment sometime early next month. This is the audiophile upgraded version of the well reviewed UDP-203 player. We haven’t even had a chance to audition it ourselves. The UDP-205 is a step-up version of the recently released UDP-203, the UDP-205 brings top-of-the-line audio performance to a universal player that supports 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and many other digital audio and video formats. The audio performance of the OPPO UDP-205 is a significant upgrade over the UDP-203 and previous generation players. The UDP-205 provides reference level sound quality through the analog outputs, improves the clock precision of the HDMI audio output, and increases the power of the built-in headphone amplifier. For the analog output stages, the UDP-205 utilizes two ES9038PRO DACs, which are the flagship of the ESS Sabre Pro series, delivering best-in-class audio performance. (Note: Video streaming services are no longer available on the 203 or 205, just add a Roku 4K or other device and you can connect it to the new Oppo via HDMI to add those features)

You can read more info here.

Check out our newest featured product: The Naim Audio Uniti Core

Check out our newest featured product: The Naim Audio Uniti Core Reference Hard-Disk Server.


New Spendor A6R Speakers arriving soon!

We have the new Spendor A6R speakers ordered and should be here any day. The new 2-way Spendor speakers feature a 18cm main drive unit with technology developed for the D7 speakers. We have those Spendor D7s on display in Rosewood finish and are ready to demo now.

Dali Opticon 6 Speakers in our Bamboo Room.

We now have a wonderful pair of Dali Opticon 6 speakers in our Bamboo listening room. These speakers offer a lot for $2,500/pair, and represent a great value for the quality of music they produce. We’ve been enjoying them thoroughly with several different Integrated Amplifiers in our bamboo room, including our new NAD Hybrid Digital DAC Integrated Amplifier C368. The Option 6s have twin 6.5″ low-loss Wood Fibre Woofer, and combine a soft dome and Ribbon Tweeter module. We carry quite an extensive line of Dali speakers across all price ranges, including the Rubicon line (we have Rubicon 6s and Rubicon 8s on our showroom floor ready to demo). Here are reviews for the Opticon 6s here and here. Read More »

The new Pro-Ject Classic turntable is in! Our display unit is finished in Walnut. Come check it out!

We recently received the new Pro-Ject Classic turntable and have one in Walnut finish out on display and ready to demo. It comes with the Ortofon 2M Silver moving magnet cartridge. This is one of those classic turntables that you have to see in person to appreciate, and is certainly a fitting way to mark their 25th anniversary! Come check it out in our bamboo room! More information here and here.

Brand new Moon by Simaudio Neo MiND Network Streaming Music Player

We have the brand new Moon by Simaudio Neo MiND Network Streaming Music Player in stock and ready to audition. This is an upgrade to the previous MiND unit with new Neo casework and an upgraded power supply. In addition to all of it’s original capabilities, they’ve added Bluetooth aptX audio support, as well as a new LED indicator front display to indicate both the current track’s sampling rate as well as the active input type. It comes in Simaudio’s half sized chassis. You can read more about it here.

ProAc D20R back in stock and ready to demo. ProAc D30Rs in stock as well.

We have a fresh new supply of the wonderful ProAc D20R floor standing speakers in stock and in our listening room ready to audition. The D20R is a nice complement to the D30Rs that we carry. If you love the natural mid-range that ProAcs get so ‘right’, then you’ll love the D20R and D30R, with their ribbon tweeters that blend seamlessly with the 6.5″ bass driver. The sound and the look of these speakers are simply gorgeous. D30R review here.

We’re proud to now carry NAD Electronics!

Stereotypes Audio of Portland, OR is excited to be carrying NAD Electronics, including the brand new NAD Hybrid Digital DAC Amplifier C368! This is another wonderful All-in-one unit that can also be run with the BluOS app on your mobile device or tablet. It’s an integrated amplifier with a built in DAC, and the ability to expand its capabilities with add on internal modules (including the optional BluOS module). The unit we are demoing in our bamboo room is already sounding great. A lot of value for around a $1,000 (depending on add on modules). We will have more NAD products coming in soon and will post about them as they come in.

Other News: The Naim Audio Uniti Core has arrived; Shunyata Power Cable Deals; and Bluesound Pulse Soundbar.

The latest line of Naim Audio Uniti models are starting to come in, and we have the brand new Naim Audio Uniti Core. An Industry-Reference hard-disk server with the ability to rip CDs. We also are still having a 20% off deal on select Shunyata Power Cables (Alpha/Sigma). Get in here while the deal is still in play. And if you haven’t gotten a chance to check out the Bluesound Pulse Soundbar yet, you really need to. Use it for Home Theater, use it as an MQA capable wireless powered speaker for music… this speaker is really getting a lot of attention from the press!

Brand New Rega Brio-R for 2017! Now in stock.

We’ve got the completely re-done Rega Brio-R Integrated Amplifier, and it’s another charmer! Some are calling this the Best Brio ever! That’s a tall order, but once again we’re willing to put it through the paces and find out. It’s clean new case design, comes packed with 50 watts per channel, a high-spec MM turntable input, 4 line level inputs, high-spec headphone amplifier on the front, remote control, improved power supplies, and much much more! Check out the press release with photos here.

The new Oppo UDP-203 4K BluRay players are in stock!

The new Oppo 4K Ultra UHD BluRay disc players are in stock, the UDP-203! These are the ones everyone has been waiting for! While this model isn’t their usual top end flavor of player (coming later this year), it’s already being called the ‘best 4K Ultra HD BluRay disc player out there.’ I could tell you all about them, but you probably have already read. You can read the reviews here, here and here. Get them while we have ’em!

Cambridge Audio products 20% off!

We are having a 20% off Cambridge Audio products, ranging from the most affordable G2 Speaker up through the CX line, all the way up to the Azur 851N Network player/DAC/Preamplifier! Sale is subject to stock on hand only. Sale pricing is not retroactive.

New products in: Focal Elear headphones, IsoAcoustics Gaia I speaker isolation, and the Micromega M-One!

After Christmas, be sure to come down and check out some of our new products! We have the new Focal Elear headphones on our floor and ready to demo! (and we can order the Utopia headphones  for you as well). We also have the IsoAcoustics Gaia I speaker isolation. Their stand mount products have already done amazing things for our stand mount speakers, these will be great for floor standers! The big new stunner that we have on our floor, is the Micromega M-One all-in-one system. An Integrated Amplifier with a built in DAC, phono stage, Bluetooth, Ethernet, USB, Pre-out, etc. Made from a solid piece of aluminum, it is one gorgeous piece to look at and listen to, and comes with a very nice remote. (and for much less $ than you would think!). More info on all of these products coming soon!

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Hours: Tues – Fri: 11am – 7pm
Sat: 11am – 5:30pm  +  Sun: 12 – 5pm
Monday: Closed

1401 SE Morrison St., Suite #115
Portland, OR 97214 map it >
Phone: 503.280.0910

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