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A new integrated amp CS-300F was released featuring JAN-6197(GE) and 17EW8(made in Japan)
A new power amp CS-1000P was released featuring KT120 power tube.
RS-28CX preamplifier was nicely reviewed on Italian famous Hi-Fi magazine REMUSIC. http://www.remusic.it/index.php?MasterId=g1_109&id_item=109&lng=3&node=330&rif=b68eae0bd1
Leben was demonstrated at Hi-Fi Show 2011 at Malmo, Sweden http://www.hififorum.nu/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=85455
CS300 & RS30EQ were nicely reviewed by Mr. Art Dudley in Stereophile November 2011 issue.
RS-30EQ wan "Writers' Choice Award 2010" on a famous US hi-fi magazine "Positive Feedback"
Polish authentic hi-fi magazine "High Fidelity" selected Leben CS-300X and CS-660P as the Best Products 2010 in Integrated amp and Power amp category.
CS-300X(S) wan the GOLD Medal of French authentic hi-fi magazine "Diapason"
CS-600 was awarded by USA authentic hi-fi magazine "Stereophile" at the highest rating of "A"
in the integrated amplifier section.
CS-200P power amplifier won The image hifi award 2010(Germany) in the category Power Amplifiers.
GE JAN5751 tube used for CS-300 and CS-300X(S) was replaced by Sovtek 12AX7A due to unavailability of GE 5751.
CS-300X(S) won the award by UK Hi-Fi magazine Hi Fi Plus "Product of the year award" on October 2009 Issue(Issue #68)
A new preamplifiers RS-100 and RS-100U were released for overseas market.
RS-28CX(Preamplifier) and CS-660P(Power Amplifier) were selected by 6-moons/USA as the best amp of 2008 in each category.
We are going to replace GE 12AT7 used in RS-28CX and RS-30EQ gradually by newly found 12AT7 made by "RFT"(Germany) which creates better performance than GE's.
RS-28CX(Preamplifier) was selected by a Polish authentic hi-fi magazine " HighFidelity" as the "Best product 2008" in Amplifier category.
A power amplifier CS-250 has been exhausted and no more productions are available.
Released a new Phono Preamplifier RS-30EQ equipped with CR-Type Non-NFB phono equalizer.
CS-660P Power Amplifier was highly evaluated by Mr. Jeff Day on 6-moons/USA.
CS-600 made a very impressive performance at FSI 2008(Montreal/Canada) with Proac D2S speakers http://blog.stereophile.com/fsi2008/040708leben/
RS-28CX preamplifier(with CS-660P) was again reviewed very nicely by Mr. Jeff Day of 6-moons/USA.
CS-660P won "Diapason d'Or GOLD MEDAL" in Amplifier category 2007 by an authentic French magazine "Diapason"
CS-300X(Limited) has been discontinued for the lack of Mullard EL84 tube. CS-300X(S) type will be continued with Sovtek EL84
The price of CS-600 and RS-28CX was revised according to rise of the cost of materials.
A new power amplifier CS-200P was anounced
The price of CS-300 was revised according to rise of the cost of materials.