311 E Dundee Rd   Palatine IL 60074   847.772.3140

Since our founding in 1999, F1 Audio's goal is to educate and help select the best solution for you. To achieve this objective, we work with the finest manufacturers in the world and select only those products that meet our high standards of quality and performance across a wide range of applications and price points.

Step into our luxurious showroom and enjoy  listening to our handpicked soundtracks on a variety of world class audio systems. Submerse yourself in our signature sound of hi-fi audio, then allow us to handle the rest.


Magico was created over a decade ago for the sole purpose of leading a no-holds-barred assault on what is possible in contemporary loudspeaker design.

Inspired by the unique vision of industrial designer Alon Wolf, every Magico speaker is designed against the standard of perfect audio reproduction - live music.


The people behind the scenes at McIntosh possess a desire to achieve the finest quality standards. McIntosh has defined quality sound reproduction and sets the standards for performance, reliability and service. McIntosh has handcrafted prestige audio products in Binghamton, NY since 1949.

Sonus faber

Sonus faber is today part of the product portfolio of Fine Sounds Group, the holding company of the brands Audio Research, Wadia Digital, Sumiko, Pryma and now McIntosh Laboratory, the most important American producer of high fidelity systems, world leader in prestigious home entertainment systems and for over 60 years in highest quality audio systems.


The idea behind Octave is a passion for music combined with ingenious electronic attitude and an absolute commitment to perfection. The technically innovative, perfectly manufactured, completely safe and user-friendly amplifiers that result offer elegant aesthetics while allowing the beauty of the music and its authentic sound to come alive in living rooms.

"Design is not just what it looks like and what it feels like.

Design is how it works."

- Steve Jobs