“An all-in-one system with CD player, amplifier and DAC that not just measures well but sounds superb.”
“One of the most desirable one-box systems we’ve yet heard.”
“Lively and entertaining sound, very well made, useful connectivity.”
“Compact design; build quality; rich and powerful sound.”
Reviews & Features
“This looks, performs and even sounds like an expensive product… just one that actually forgot to be expensive.”
“Quad Artera Solus has it all in one box…”
“...a one-box featuring CD player, DAC, pre-amp and power amplifier plus Bluetooth connectivity in a single chasis.”
“Quad goes solo…”
“The Artera Solus is a one-box hi-fi system with plenty of tricks up its sleeve.”
“With this sleek one-box, Quad aims to match the performance of more expensive hi-fi systems. Sounds good to us.”
““It not only looks and feels far more expensive than it is, it sounds it too."
“Multi-component hi-fi systems look cool as hell and sound amazing…”
“QUAD goes solo…”
“QUAD has expanded its Artera range of components with the new Solus…”
“The Artera Solus combines a CD transport, DAC, preamplifier and power amplifier in a single chassis plus Bluetooth wireless streaming.”
“Quad Artera Solus All-In-One Hi-Fi System”
“Quad Expands Its Artera Line With The Solus”
“Multi-talented Artera Solus goes it alone.”
“…will be able to achieve a performance "on par with much more expensive multi-component hi-fi systems.”
"82 years after its founding and 61 years after the ESL-57, QUAD delivers its first headphone, the ERA-1 and it’s a planar design… but not an electrostatic!"
"Quad unveils pricing for its ERA-1 planar magnetic headphones."
“Audiolab's most compact M-DAC yet is beautifully formed. Detailed, refined and involving sound; comprehensive spec.”
"Quad's firts-ever headphones, the ERA-1, use planar magnetic technology to produce a sound in keeping with the sonic heritage of Britain's original high-end audio company."
"Quad has revealed details of its first ever headphones."
"British loudspeaker brand Quad is spreading its wings and releasing its first every headphones."
“…offer as high a level of sound quality as the magnificent ESL loudspeakers, and their high sensitivity means they can be used with anything from portable music players to headphone amplifiers.”
"A New Era Dawns."
"Quad launch first ever headphones – ERA-1"
"High-resolution sound, teeming with musical expression — the ERA-1 headphones submerge you in the performance of your favourite musicians with direct and engaging intimacy."
"Quad’s first-ever headphones, the ERA-1 headphones use planar magnetic technology with patented nonlinear vibration suppression technology."
"High-resolution sound, teeming with effortless musical expression – the ERA-1 headphones submerge you in the performance of your favourite musicians with direct and engaging intimacy."
“ERA-1, with ESL style.”
Greek HXOS Planar -group test
“Vintage style valve amplifier with cult looks and warm sound.”
“…the QUAD PA-One is a headphone amp that also packs in a full-function pre-amp.”