RIHPA 2018

:: The Rocky Mountain International Audio Fest presents

The Rocky Mountain International HiFi Press Awards 2018.

The Rocky Mountain International HiFi Press Awards (RIHPA) are the High-end audio industry’s first world-wide press awards honoring High-end audio manufacturers. The Oscars of the audio industry. RIHPA nominees and winners will be selected via anonymous ballot by the world's leading High-end audio publications.

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:: The background

The First World-Wide HiFi Awards.

Why?

With publications from the Americas, Europe, Asia and beyond participating, RIHPA will be completely independent of country, region or publication. The nominations for the award categories and the subsequent winners will be chosen solely by an anonymous ballot of the world’s leading HiFi press publications.

The awards will be an impartial and unbiased declaration of the world’s state-of-the art in 20 specific High-end audio categories. Nominations will be announced Monday, September 17, 2018.

Click here to view our 2017 winners

When?

Friday, October 5, 2018: Opening night of the 15th Annual Rocky Mountain International Audio Fest, October 5 through 7 in Denver, Colorado.

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:: The Award Winners

:: The categories

  • Digital
  • CD-Player/Transport
  • DAC
  • Digital Control Unit
  • Computer Audio Server
  • Mobile Player under 1,000 EUR
  • Mobile Player over 1,000 EUR
  • Analogue
  • Turntable under 1,500 EUR
  • Turntable over 1,500 EUR
  • Tonearm
  • Pickup Cartridge
  • Phonostage
  • Amplification
  • Integrated Amplifier
  • Preamplifier
  • Stereo Power Amplifier
  • Mono Power Amplifier
  • Desktop Headphone Amp and/or DAC Combo
  • Portable Headphone Amp and/or DAC Combo
  • Speakers Active/Passive
  • Bookshelf Speakers
  • Floor standing Speakers under 15,000 EUR
  • Floor standing Speakers over 15,000 EUR
  • Loudspeakers over 100,000 EUR
  • Subwoofer
  • Headphones
  • Over-Ear/On-Ear Headphone under 500 EUR
  • Over-Ear/On-Ear Headphone over 500 EUR
  • In-Ear Headphone under 500 EUR
  • In-Ear Headphone over 500 EUR
  • Wireless Headphone
  • System Infrasctructure
  • AC Cable
  • Signal cable
  • Racks & Supports
  • AC Distribution and Conditioners
  • Accessories
  • System and Software Enhancers
  • Set-up Aids and Tools
  • Best Audiophile
  • Digital
  • Analogue
  • General
  • Innovation
  • Value for money
  • Life time achievement

:: Panel of Judges

 

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