Sugden Audio Moves to Synergy Audio Visual

Posted on 23rd May, 2024

Sugden Audio Moves to Synergy Audio Visual

Since 1967, when James Sugden introduced the world to the first commercially available pure class ‘A’ solid-state amplifier, Sugden Audio’s products have stood the test of time. They are not just classics but also evoke a sense of nostalgia and are highly coveted even today.

In Australia, the late George Neophytou of Neophonics was Sugden Audio's proud flagbearer for decades. Paying tribute to George, Synergy says the brand's strong position in the Australian market was thanks to his efforts. 

Synergy says the company's focus on reproducing a total musical performance remains unchanged. The development of Sugden products includes both subjective and objective considerations, including hours of prototyping, component selection, measuring, and listening, which enable Sugden Audio products to deliver the complete musical experience.

Sugden Audio continues to hand-build its products, with each unit being the responsibility of just one technician. In an age of automation and mass production, this might seem unusual, but it can be justified by the quality standards. Synergy adds, “Sugden production methods are the antithesis of robotic mass production and the maelstrom of that working environment”.

Sugden Audio's current lineup consists of four ranges of power amplifiers, integrated amplifiers, phone stages and DACs. Pricing and availability have yet to be confirmed, but we look forward to taking a closer look at today's range of Sugden Audio and wish the company the best for its next chapter in Australia.

For more information visit Sugden Audio


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    Marc Rushton

    StereoNET’s Founder and Publisher was born in England and raised on British Hi-Fi before moving to Australia. He developed an early love of music and playing bass guitar before discovering the studio and the other side of the mixing desk. After a few years writing for audio magazines, Marc saw the future in digital publishing and founded the first version of StereoNET, known at the time as Planet Audio, in 1999.

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