German Audio Specialist AVM (Audio Video Manufaktur) has been around for 30 years, and has established a considerable lineup of components spread across three key ranges called Inspiration, Evolution and Ovation. The new brand to the UK got its first outing at the Bristol Sound & Vision show in February and carries a comprehensive range of models including integrated, pre and power amplifiers, receivers, CD player/DACs and all-in-one solutions like the £11,695 Ovation CS 6.2 and 8.2 flagship models (above and below respectively). Rated at a hefty 2x 500W with streaming capabilities and support for up to 32/384 and DSD128 files, the CS 8.2 also offers a Tube Line Stage claiming a warmer sound. The MP 6.2 (top) is a digital media player and DAC and costs £7,830.Find out more about AVM here and click here for PMC.