Beautifully put together at the price, with a solid aluminium casing and minimalist design that ensures it looks good on any hi-fi rack. It has a fast, powerful sound that’s tonally smooth and neutral enough to kick back with for lengthy sessions.
An optional plug-in DAC board with Wolfson’s WM8742 chipset and USB and BNC inputs supports PCM up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution and DSD 64. “Throw in the optional onboard phonostage (in moving magnet or moving coil flavors) and you have a formidable integrated amplifier package. Exposure's sound features an expert balance of delicate upper frequencies, a clean and open midrange and agile bass.
If you have been in this hobby long enough you know that it is about the chemistry between components. Some pairing will sound rich, buttery and full bodied. Others will sound like you are listening through a cup-and-string telephone. If amplifiers were rated by "how well they play with others," Exposure is a flat 10. Exposure gear has the ability to bring difficult to drive speakers to life while not sacrificing any midrange tenderness. The treble range has a smooth, airy quality that promotes long listening sessions. There's nothing more that needs to be said.
Blue Jay Audio is a specialty dealer for Harbeth, Focal, Sonus Faber, Dynaudio, Scansonic, Tannoy, Vivid, Dali, Penaudio, Acoustic Signature, Exposure, Naim, Bel Canto, Arcam, EAR Yoshino, Unison Research, Rega, LFD and more.