"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

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. Comes with a FULL WARRANTY check out


Audio Technica ART9 Low output MC

Audio Technica ART9  - Modern Day Classic MC


Thank you Sarah and James for your continued guidance and assistance in this complex world of analog.

The staggering thing about all of this is that I have honestly tried to purchase a different phono stage for my 3rd system.  I listened and compared my existing TITAN Pro 2017 to so many others on the block by the likes of models by Dr Feickert, Avid, Audio Research, Luxmann, Jadis, FM Acoustics, Brinkmann and BAT.  OK so some are a lot cheaper than the TITAN Pro but even so the distance between the TITAN Pro and all of the rest is so great and in fact far greater than the distance between the others if you just compare one against the other.

Even my PS.40RDT Special Edition bettered the competition by a furlong and then some !!!

Anyway, it’s time for me to give thanks to you guys for an amazing product range and an incredible product in the TITAN Pro.  Having a 2nd one feels so exciting.  I’ve lived with one for 3 years now and this new one, although new, feels like a new toy 🙂   fantastic product and thanks again.

Goldman Reference Turntable/ GrooveMaster Titanium 10.5″ Special/ Ortofon MC Anna Diamond
whest TITAN Pro phonostage/ FM Acoustics 155 MK2/ 2x BAT 655SE Poweramp/ Magico S3 Mk2 loudspeakers
Dr Andrew Cohan
San Francisco USA


….this is now my last upgrade in this system.
The PS.40RDT Special Edition is by far the
best phono stage that has ever blessed this system.
EVERYTHING and I mean EVERYTHING in the albums I have been playing recently sounds like they have come alive.  3D, dynamics, soundstaging, pace and rhythm are all playing at 100% MAX plus some !!!!

Dr P Stephens
Thorens TD550/ Triplanar/ Ortofon A95
Ps.40RDT SE/ Simaudio Moon 700i V2

San Francisco USA


I did it,  I hated it but it had to be done.
I went and compared 4 x phonostages and the whestTHREE Signature won by the largest of all margins.  When I got to the whest it was an easy win.  The other 3 were all the same or lacking in so many areas.  My Dr Feickert turntable is now working and sounding the way it should.  FANTASTIC

L. Cortez
Dr Feickert Woodpecker/ Jelco 750D
Ortofon Cadenza Black

Paris, France

Latest News

More great feedback on our Testimonial Page

11th February 2020

We have updated our testimonial page recently and have a few more to input over the next few days. This ever growing page is great to get a real ‘feel’ of what you can expect when moving to a whest audio phono stage. Whether you run a vintage Thorens or Rega turntable or a high-end […]


Operating manuals now online

9th November 2019

You can now download your operating manuals here  including Legacy Products. We will soon have a page for Product Registration but for now please drop us an email with your full name, whest dealer name and serial number of the product you purchased.  This will go into our database for your warranty record.


Mint ex-demo/ ex-show units available

7th November 2019

Fantastic news for anyone wanting a MINT whest phonostage in 230vac or 115vac.  We have several units – whestTWO.2, whestTHREE Signature, 40 Series and 1 x TITAN Pro that have been used in recent shows around the world.  These are VERY LOW HOURS units and will require running in.  If you haven’t got a distributor […]

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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