Herb Reichert, Stereophile U.S.A.

"But! The amp that Herb, that Monk in the Bunker, most enjoyed with the Harbeths was PrimaLuna's ProLogue Premium. Its 35Wpc were enough power for my type of listening, and its EL34 tubes added an appealing touch of saturated color that kept my focus on the music rather than on the sound."

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Herb Reichert - Stereophile, U.S.A.

"The (KEF) Q350s really liked tubes, especially push-pull EL34s. With the PrimaLuna Prologue Premium stereo amplifier ($2199) and preamplifier ($2199), the modest KEFs' bass was less taut, but they delivered a fleshy, organic-feeling midrange and elegant, delectable highs. The PrimaLuna amplification had a satisfying way of filling out the Q350's tendency toward thinness."



"Equally obvious was how clearly and powerfully the ProLogue Premium reproduced bass... High frequencies had a captivating purity."

"PrimaLuna's ProLogue Premium has become my new reference for low-power, high-value amplification. Class A sound at a Class C price."


Robert Levi, Positive Feedback Online  U.S.A.

"PrimaLuna, which means "first moon" in Italian, reveals through its latest offerings very high taste levels, extraordinary musicality, and intensely refined realism which surprised and amazed this reviewer. Without even an interconnect in my system priced at less than either ProLogue Premium piece, I truly had no idea that anyone could produce gear at this superb level of performance, plus elegant fit and finish, at these low price points. PrimaLuna has just given me quite an education!"

"The PrimaLuna ProLogue Premium Preamplifier and Stereo Amplifier are absolutely brilliant, breakthrough designs with a level of musical realism only imagined at this price point even a few years ago."




Read Stereophile’s Herb Reichert review of the difficult to drive $5,000 Dynaudio Contour 20 loudspeakers where he declares:   The ProLogue Premium clearly outperforms three reference-quality amplifiers…. including a 400 WPC Bel Canto!
I stuck with using the PrimaLuna to drive the Contour 20s because that pairing kept making me listen deeper and more closely, day after day, night after night……
The combo of Dynaudio Contour 20s and PrimaLuna ProLogue Premium played all the mountain ennui and fierce forward momentum that make classic bluegrass unique in the American songbook. Forget those "accurately layered soundstage" allusions —the only thing I, as a serious audio reviewer, feel I must do is be able to recognize divinely inspired picking, satanic bowing, and angelic singing when they appear between the speakers. When my system locks in and makes music truly happen (like it did here), I have no time for note taking, measuring, or analyzing soundstage depth. I pray daily to the audiophile gods: "Please, never let my hi-fi get too snooty for Snuffy Jenkins or Hazel Dickens!"