Awards

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Stereophile “Recommended Components” A+ Rating

“The best performance with High Resolution data files.”

The new Noble Line N31 CD-DAC has received a rare A+ rating in the Stereophile April, 2018 issue.

John Atkinson concluded that digital sound doesn’t get any better than what he heard from the N31. Furthermore he noted that the MBL offered 21 bits of resolution—the current state of the art of digital audio. This prompted John Atkinson the measurer to agree with John Atkinson the listener: “Digital audio engineering doesn’t get any better.”

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Stereophile “Recommended Components” Class A

In the April, 2018 issue of the magazine Stereophile two of our products received recommendations in the following categories:

  • Mono Amplifier: C15
  • Full-Range Loudspeakers: 101 E MK II
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The Absolute Sound “Editors’ Choice Award 2018″

“The Best Audio Gear of 2018″

The magazine “The Absloute Sound” recommended 7 MBL products in it´s March, 2018 issue in the following categories:

  •          Loudspeakers “20,000 and above”:  120, 101 E MK II, 101 X-treme
  •          Power Amplifiers “$6,000—$10,000”: C21
  •          Integrated Amplifiers “$3,000 and above”: C51
  •          Preamplifiers “$5,000—$10,000”: C11
  •          Disc Players $2,000—$10,000”: C31

 

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SUPER AV – “Outstanding overall performance Award 2017″

MBL won the “Outstanding overall performance Award 2017” from the Chinese magazine Super AV for its Noble Line Mono Power Amplifier N15.

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HiFi Review “Products of the Year”

Two products of our company have been awarded the “Products of the Year” by the Chinese Hifi Review Magazine: the CD-DAC N31 and the Integrated Amplifier N51 from the Noble Line chain.

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The Absolute Sound “Editors’ Choice Award 2017″

For the third time in succession the magazine “The Absloute Sound” awarded the following 8 MBL products with the Editors’ Choice Award:

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AUDIO ART “mbl N51 – Best Performance of the Year 2017”

Taiwans “Audio Art” honored MBL’s Noble Line integrated amplifier N51 with the “Best Performance of the Year 2017” Award.

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SUPER AV – “Outstanding overall performance Award 2016″

MBL won the “Outstanding overall performance Award 2016” from the Chinese magazine Super AV for its Noble Line Integrated Amplifier N51.

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CEDIA 2016 “Best of CEDIA 2016” Award

Great award from rAVe Publications for our loudspeakers mbl 101 E MKII. Thank you, we feel honored.

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Inearspace – “Bristol Sound & Vision Show– The Best Of”

The British online magazine inearspace.com summarized its impressions of MBL at the Sound & Vision Show, Bristol UK:  “MBL continue to impress in every circumstance and setting.”

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The Absolute Sound “Editors’ Choice Award 2016″

Once again the magazine “The Absloute Sound” awarded the following 8 MBL products with the Editors’ Choice Award:

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SUPER AV “mbl N31 – Super AV Award 2015″

The Chinese hifi magazine “SUPER AV” chose the CD-DAC mbl N31 from the new NOBLE LINE for their “Outstanding Popularity Awards 2015”.

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High End Swiss 2015 – MBL recieved two awards

MBL recieved two awards by the ‘High End Society‘ and the ‘Home Elektronik Magazin‘ at High End Swiss 2015:

  • “Best visual company presentation”
  • “Best musical presentation”
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Positive Feedback Online “The Show Newport Beach – PFO Audio Oasis Award 2015″

MBL North America and it´s retail partner United Home Audio received the PFO Audio Oasis! Award.

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Positive Feedback Online “Axpona – PFO Audio Oasis Award 2015

MBL North America received the PFO Audio Oasis! Award.

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The Absolute Sound “Editors’ Choice Award 2015″

The magazine “The Absloute Sound” awarded the following 8 MBL products with the Editors’ Choice Award 2015:

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21hifi.com “mbl 101X-treme – Equipment Award 2014-2015″

21hifi.com, the Chinese hifi internet portal, awarded MBL with the “Top Ten Hi-Fi Equipment Award 2014-2015″ for the mbl 101 X-treme Radialstrahler Loudspeaker.

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SUPER AV “mbl C31 – Super AV Award 2014″

The Chinese hifi magazine “SUPER AV” chose the CD-DAC mbl C31 from the CORONA LINE for their Outstanding Overall Performance Award 2014 / category “SACD/CD-Player”.

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Visual & Audio Equipments “101 X-treme Best Speaker Technology of the year 2014″

The mbl 101 X-treme Radialstrahler Loudspeaker received an award for “Best Speaker Technology of the year 2014” by Visual & Audio Equipments magazine.

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The Absolute Sound “mbl C51 – Product of the Year”

MBL is pleased to announce receiving the absolute sounds award PRODUCT of the YEAR for our CORONA LINE Integrated Amplifier mbl C51.

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The Absolute Sound “mbl C51 – Golden Ear Award”

MBLs Integrated Amplifier C51 from the Corona Line is announced for the “Golden Ear Award 2014″. Read more in the September issue of ‘The Absolute Sound’.

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Positive Feedback Online “The Show Newport Beach – PFO Audio Oasis Award 2014″

MBL received a PFO Audio Oasis! award for the Surround sound presentation at THE Show Newport Beach.

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AV Showrooms “Gold Show Award – Best Sound at CES 2014″

The online video magazine AV Showrooms honored MBL with the “GOLD SHOW AWARD” for the best sound at CES Las Vegas. It was demonstrated the new generation of NOBLE LINE electronics with the Radialstrahler mbl 111 F.

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The Absolute Sound “Editors’ Choice Award 2014″

The magazine “The Absloute Sound” awarded the following MBL products with the Editors’ Choice Award 2014:

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21hifi.com “mbl 7008 A – Equipment Award 2013-2014″

21hifi.com, the Chinese hifi internet portal, awarded MBL with the Equipment Award 2013-2014 for the Integrated Amplifier mbl 7008 A (NOBLE LINE).

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AUDIO ART “mbl C15 – Best performance of the year 2014 Award”

Taiwans “Audio Art” honored MBL’s CORONA LINE Mono Power Amplifier mbl C15 with the “Best performance of the year 2014” Award.

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Positive Feedback Online “mbl C51 – PFO Brutus Award 2013″

The Integrated Amplifier mbl C51 won the “PFO Brutus Award 2013” from the online magazine Positive Feedback Online.

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New Audiophile „mbl C11 & C21 – Outstanding Preamplifier & Amplifier Award“

The chinese magazine ‘The New Audiophile’ awarded the Preamplifier mbl C11 and the Stereo Power Amplifier mbl C21 from the Corona Line with the ‘Outstanding Award 2013′.

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SUPER AV “mbl 120 – Super AV Award 2013″

The Chinese hifi magazine “SUPER AV” chose the Radialstrahler loudspeaker mbl 120 from the CORONA LINE for their Popularity Award / category “Bookshelf Speaker”.

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Magazine Audio “mbl C51 – Editor Choice Award 2013″

The CORONA LINE Integrated Amplifier mbl C51 won the “Editor Choice Award 2013″ from Magazine-Audio, a French-Canadian eZine.

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AV Showrooms “BEST SOUND at the Capital Audio Fest 2013″

 AV Showrooms awarded MBL with the Gold Show Award for the “BEST SOUND at the Capital Audio Fest 2013”.

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The Absolute Sound “mbl C31 – Golden Ear Award”

Once again MBL was awarded with The Absolute Sound “GOLDEN EAR AWARD” – This year we received the award for the CORONA LINE CD-DAC mbl C31.

 

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Positive Feedback Online “T.H.E Show Newport Beach – PFO Audio Oasis 2013″

 MBL North America received the PFO Audio Oasis! Award for T.H.E Show Newport Beach 2013!

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The Absolute Sound “The 100 Most Significant Audio Products in the last 40 Years”

The magazine „The Absolute Sound“ awarded in its July issue two of the MBL products in the category “The 100 Most Significant Audio Products in the last 40 Years.” – the mbl 101 (manufactured from 1986 – 1988) and the mbl 101 E MKII (manufactured since 2008).

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AV Showrooms “Axpona – Gold Show Award 2013″

 

 AV Showrooms awarded its “Gold Show Award – Best Sound” to the mbl 116 F Radialstrahler.

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Magazine-audio.com “Best Sound of the SSI 2013″

The French Language magazine “Magazine-audio.com” awards MBL with it’s “Best Sound of the SSI 2013″ award.

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The Absolute Sound “Editor’s Choice Award 2013″

The magazine “The Absloute Sound” awardedthe following products withe the Editor’s Choice Award 2013:

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AV Showrooms “2013 CES – Gold Show Award”

MBL received AV Showrooms “Gold Show Award” for “Best Sound” @ CES 2013. “This year’s show featured outstanding sound. The top rooms shared that elusive “it’s almost real life” in sound quality. They include… the MBL suite, for concert hall like sound.”

 

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AUDIO ART “mbl C51 – Best value of the year 2013 Award”

 Taiwans “Audio Art” honored MBL’s CORONA LINE integrated amplifier mbl C51 with the “Best value of the year 2013” Award.

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21hifi.com “mbl C51 – Equipment Award 2012-2013″

 

21hifi.com, the Chinese hifi internet portal awarded MBL with the Equipment Award 2011-2012 for the Integrated Amplifier mbl C51 from the MBL CORONA LINE.

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New Audiophile „mbl C51 – Best Performance Integrated Amplifier“

The Chinese Magazine „New Audiophile“ awarded the mbl C51 in the category „Best Performance Integrated Amplifier“.

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SUPER AV “mbl C51 – Super AV Award 2012″

The Chinese hifi magazine “SUPER AV” chose the integrated amplifier from the MBL CORONA LINE chain – mbl C51 for their Popularity Award 2012.

 

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AV Showrooms “GOLD SHOW AWARD – Best Sound at CES 2012″

MBL showcased the production mbl 101 X-treme System at CES 2012 in North America. The new online magazine, AVShowrooms.com, awarded the system “Best Sound at CES 2012″ with its Gold Show Award

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Positive Feedback online “REFERENCE LINE – Circuitus Maximus Award 2012″

MBL received PFO’s “Circuitus Maximus Award” for the REFERENCE LINE.

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Positive Feedback online “REFERENCE LINE – Brutus Award 2012″

MBL received PFO’s “Brutus Award” for the RFERENCE LINE.

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AV Showrooms “Gold Show Award – Best Sound of Show”

MBL won AV Showrooms ‘Gold Show Award’ for Best Sound at RMAF.

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Positive Feedback Online “RMAF – Audio Oasis Award”

Learn more about MBL at the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2012 in Denver, Colorado

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Positive Feedback Online “Audio Oasis Award – Reference Line”

RMAF surely paid off. MBL received PFO’s ‘Audio Oasis’ Award for our Reference Line room at RMAF 2012.

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Hi-fi News “Editors Choice Award 2012″

For the first time the UK magazine Hi-fi News honored the Corona Line devices: mbl C31 CD-DAC and mbl C51 Integrated Amplifier with the prestigious ‘2012 Editor’s Choice Awards’.

 

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The Absolute Sound “mbl 120 – Golden Ear Award 2012″

MBL’s Radialstrahler mbl 120 wins the Golden Ear Award 2012 from US magazine the absolute sound.

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AV Showrooms “T.H.E. Audio Show Newport Beach – Best Designed Room”

MBL wins “Best Designed Room” award from AVShowrooms.com.

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Magazine-audio.com “Best Sound of the SSI 2012″

The Franco-Canadian magazine “Magazine-audio.com” awards MBL with it’s “Best Sound of the SSI 2012″ award.

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AV Showrooms “AXPONA – Best Sound of the Show Award 2012″

MBL wins “Best Sound of Show” award from AVShowrooms.com.

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The Absolute Sound “Editors Choice Award”

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‘the absolute sound‘ – the renowned American Hifi magazine has awarded its prestigious ‘2012 Editor’s Choice Awards’. We are honored that the editors recommended the following MBL products:

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AUDIO Art “mbl 101 E MKII – Best performance of the year Award”

Taiwans “Audio Art” honored MBL’s Radialstrahler 101 E MKII with the “Best performance of the year 2012” Award.

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SUPER AV “mbl 126 – Super AV Award”

The Chinese hifi magazine “SUPER AV” chose the smallest Radialstrahler from the Corona Line chain – mbl 126 for their “SUPER AV AWARD 2011- Outstanding, Excellence, Overall Performance 2011“.

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21hifi.com “mbl 126 – Equipment Award 2011 – 2012″

21hifi.com, the Chinese hifi internet portal awarded MBL with the Equipment Award 2011-2012 for our smallest ‘Radialstrahler’ the mbl 126 from the Corona Line. This award and the joint title for ‘Speaker System of the Year’ fill us with pride.

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Shanghai Int. Audio Show “mbl 101 X-treme – Grand Prix-Award“

The Shanghai International Audio Show 2011 brought MBL the “Grand Prix-Award“ for the Radialstrahler mbl 101 X-treme “Best Loudspeaker System of the Show”.

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AV Showrooms “MBL CORONA LINE – Gold Show Award”

MBL received the AVShowrooms ‘Gold Show Award‘ for ‘Best New Product MBL Corona Line’ at
RMAF 2011.

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Positive Feedback Online “Audio Oasis Award”

At ‘The Show Newport Beach’ MBL received the Audio Oasis! Award of the American online Magazine ‘Positive Feedback’. We are very proud to announce that MBL has been given the Audio Oasis! Award once again in fact for the presentation at this year’s Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2011.

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Positiv Feedback Online “POF Audio Oasis Award”

The American online magazine ‘Positiv Feedback Online‘ chose the MBL room at the exhibition “THE show Newport Beach” for its Audio Oasis! Award.

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The Absolute Sound „mbl 101 E MKII – Golden Ear Award 2011“

The mbl 101 E MKII Radialstrahler receives this year’s coveted “Golden Ear Award 2011″ by the renowned American Hi-Fi magazine “The Absolute Sound”. Learn more in the September issue.

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hifi & records “Editor‘s Choice Award 2011″

Another highlight at this year’s High End in 2011 in Munich was the awarding of the Editor’s Choice Award from hifi & records. MBL received the Award for the D/A converter mbl 1511 F from the NOBLE INE chain.

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Salon Son Image Magazine “Best Sound of Show”

The online platform Magazine Audio and his editor Marc Philip report in detail about the show Salon Son image taken place in Canadians Montreal. Impressed by his listening experience he announces MBLs show appearance as ”Best Sound of Show“.

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HiFi Review “mbl 1531 A – Product of the Year Award”

The Chiniese audio magazine HIFI review awarded MBL’s Noble Line CD player mbl 1531 A the “Product of the year 2010″.

Audio Art “mbl 6010 D – Still one of the best preamps out there after 23 years”

Audio Art “mbl 6010 D – Still one of the best preamps out there after 23 years”

The Taiwanese magazine AudioArt reports in its recently appeared issue about the current generation of the preamplifier mbl 6010 D and calls it: “Still one of the best preamps out there after 23 years.”

“There are at least two extremely expensive flagship preamps that use cheap OP Amps as their primary amplifying components in the market today. One would be the MBL 6010, which was launched in 1987 and the other would be McIntosh’s dual chassis.”

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21hifi.com “mbl 9008 A – Equipment Award”

The Chinese Hifi-internet portal 21hifi.com awarded MBL once more with the Equipment Award in 2010. The award „Power Amplifier of the Year “ went out to the Power Amplifier mbl 9008 A.

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21hifi.com “mbl 1622 – Equipment Award”

The Chinese Hifi-internet portal 21hifi.com awarded MBL once more with the Equipment Award in 2010. The SACD Transport mbl 1622 received the title “Digital Disc Player of the Year“.

Positive Feedback Online “T.H.E. Audio Show Newport Beach – PFO Audio Oasis Award

Positive Feedback Online “T.H.E. Audio Show Newport Beach – PFO Audio Oasis Award

MBL wins PFO Audio Oasis Award from Positive Feedback Online.