"Soundstaging is a beautifully three-dimensional and solid. The dynamics are stunningly transient and fine dynamics are elegant and accurate - and with this performance, can claim to be one of the very best phonostages on the market"

Helmut Rohrwild - Hifi and Records

Welcome to the Whest Audio website. Here is the place of the very best phono stages in the world. Whether you are a vinyl lover, specialist archiving company or are just getting into vinyl for the first time - you've come to the right place.


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The best sub-£2000 phonostage in the world just got better !!!!


whestTHREE Signature

A Modern Day Classic



Now in Black or Silver for 2019


PS.40RDT Special Edition

all discrete transistor, Class-A performance



the ultimate 1 box phono stage


PS.30RDT SE – New Old Stock

New Old Stock PS.30RDT SE.  2019 build in Black. 2019 PCB, wiring loom, 2019 discrete input stage


whestTWO.2 Black ex-demo

Beautiful MINT ex-demo whestTWO.2 in Black.   Used in a recent small independent audio show in Europe.  It has seen about 20 hours real use.  It comes boxed with manual and cables.  A real high-end performer that will see-off any £2000 phono stage. Has won many international awards for best phono stages under £2000. Comes with a FULL WARRANTY check out


Audio Technica ART9 Low output MC

Audio Technica ART9  - Modern Day Classic MC


Sarah and James

I can’t say enough about the level of service you guys have devoted to me.  It has made this whole purchase ‘fluid’ and perfect.
My brand new HW-40 is sounding pretty incredible right now.  Even plugging in the Merrill turntable into the TITAN Pro makes me think I should have headed for a TITAN Pro before any other change in the system.  But hey…you only live once and the TITAN Pro is really doing it for me.   So what’s great aboout the TITAN Pro?  Soundstage -BIG, dynamic range -BIG, detail -BIG.  I have never heard anything like this.  It sounds way ahead of everything else I have ever owned or had in this system.  I actually can’t wait for your flagship product now… put one aside with my name in it !!!!

VPI HW-40/ Lyra Atlas/ TITAN Pro/ D’agostino Progression Pre-Power/ Magico S3 Mk2.
Daniel Forte – California


Sarah and James.
Thank you for your very good advice and assistance.  This is very good.
My Brinkmann Bardo is sounding wonderful and the TITAN Pro is a fantastic upgrade from the Aesthetic Rhea I had before.  It is quiet, dynamic and lifelike.  VERY VERY NICE and my wife loves the sound too.  I want to ask you about the Audio Technica ART1000 cartridge you also sell but right now the EMT JSD6 is great.

Brinkmann Bardo/ Brinkmann arm/ EMT JSD6/ TITAN Pro
Mikko Virtanen – Finland


How to start?
Well having gone through the usual Naim, Cyrus, Lehmann, Graham Slee and Heed route with a vision to never buy a phono stage again I think (know) I am here now.  The whestTWO.2 is simply incredible.  The others all sound very average and some of them even boring.  The whestTWO.2 on the other hand is pulling information out of my LP12 that I SERIOUSLY have never heard before.  Ok.. it’s not the best LP12 in the world but is decent enough that now my vinyl setup sounds so dynamic, has a great presentation and wants me to play more and more.  I never experienced that with the others.  I also think that I might try another cartridge … I have a whole new perspective on vinyl playback now.   Thank you all.

Linn Lp12 1995/Ittok/Lyra Delos/whestTWO.2
David Wells  – Devon

Latest News

Operating times due to the Covid-19

21st March 2020

I hope you are all well out there. Because of the times we now live in we have had to modify the way we operate.  We are still open but are following very strict guidlines in our work practises.  We are taking orders and are shipping orders but we do estimate there to be a […]


In Vienna Austria ? Audio Perfect

12th March 2020

If you are in the Vienna in Austria you can listen to our range of products at Audio Perfect.   As well as the highly regarded TechDAS turntables, Audio Perfect have some very nice turntables and cartridges along with some great budget phono stages too. Check them out .. .. ..


whestTHREE Signature – Destination Germany

If you are in the Essen area of Germany you can listen to our range of products at HiFi Pawlak.   These guys are specialist vinyl product sellers.  As well as some very nice budget phono stages, HiFi Pawlak have some very nice turntables and cartridges too.  Whest Audio are high on their list of top […]

Formed in 2005, Whest Audio Ltd has been at the forefront of phonostage design for both the pro-audio and domestic high-end audio industries.

Our first product in the world of vinyl playback was the acclaimed 2-box PS.20/ MsU.20 which won awards worldwide and was compared to other phonostages costing 10x its price in the magazines.  Stereophile magazine and Michael Fremer (the audiophile guru) put us on the map with the PS.20/MsU.20.

We strive to push the boundaries of vinyl playback with new designs and topologies.  We don’t copy like the rest, we don’t guess like the rest and we certainly don’t think ‘in the box’ like the rest.  Our testimonial page does speak for itself which is where we find the truth lies.

Since 2005 we have been pushing the boundaries of phonostage and small signal design …….. and we’ve only just started.


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