Press release

A new flagship preamplifier, the Grandioso C1X will be released.


TAMA, TOKYO, JAPAN, JULY 31, 2020 – ESOTERIC COMPANY is proud to announce that an all-new flagship linestage preamplifier, the Grandioso C1X will be released.


Product Name Model Name Estimated Delivery Date Sales Region
Linestage Preamplifier Grandioso C1X Autumn, 2020 Worldwide



Grandioso C1X
The Grandioso C1X is a flagship linestge preamplifier that incorporates numbers of new technologies that define direction of future ESOTERIC amplifiers. In odrer to realize the perfect world of the amplifiers, ESOTERIC renovates attenuator and amplifier module which are core technologies of the amplifier, bringing the ESOTERIC’s dynamic and sensitive sound at precise and accurate volume level with the newly developed attenuator.


The design goal of Esotericis to recreate the original master sound. ESOTERIC is a high end audio manufacturer established in 1987. Based in Tokyo, all products (ranging from network audio players, SACD players, DACs to amplifiers) are hand built in our factory to exacting standards. Cutting edge technologies, engineering excellence, state-of-the-art Japanese craftsmanship and passion for innovation -all coming together to unveil new dimensions in musical experience.


Grandioso C1X