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Anthem Integrated 225

Anthem Integrated 225
alaScore 83

10 reviews

Dec, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Anthem Integrated 225. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Anthem Integrated 225 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 10 reviews)

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Anthem Integrated 225

 

In our article, “Receivers vs. separates: Solving the audiophile's dilemma” we discuss the differences between two approaches to home audio and the pros and cons of each. At one point during our not-so-brief historical account of the progression of...

Pure, accurate and engaging sound ; Extremely powerful ; Clean, attractive design ; Outstanding phono input ; Balanced XLR inputs

Overly sensitive volume control

Anthem’s entirely solid state Integrated 225 is able to take listeners to that magical place for $1500.

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TESTED: Anthem "Integrated 225" integrated amplifier

 

About a year ago (in Issue 7) Playback conducted a survey of 10 sub-$1,500 stereo integrated amplifiers with an eye toward discerning which models were the best musical performers under real-world conditions. This month, we continue in the spirit of...

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Anthem Integrated 225

 

Wow. The Anthem Integrated 225 has been in my living room for a couple of months now. It does all I ask it, with ease. I am running all music as WAV files from my iMac to a Peachtree Audio DAC iT (via a fiber optic connection) and there into the Anthem...

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Anthem Integrated-225 Integrated Amplifiers

 

I was not given the option for the 2014 model year, for some reason it stops at 2010. I am always dubious of people posing as self described "audiophiles" on this site. In truth, there are none who exhibit the correct methodology in reviewing a piece...

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Anthem Integrated-225 Integrated Amplifiers

 

I just bought this gear with warranty so I can return it if I like. Very strong and clear to me. Negative reviews must be due to a system mismatch. I've been around audio for a few years and it's a fine sounding integrated to me. I bought it to...

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Anthem Integrated-225 Integrated Amplifiers

 

I would agree with Dave… I bought this to have a little boost in power for speaker upgrade I was planning. I could not believe how much it changed the sound of my Paradigm Studio 100 v5. For the worse. My general TV watching pioneer receiver sounds...

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Anthem Integrated-225

 

I really don't have a clue what Dave's complaints are all about. My experience has been 100% the opposite. I think Dave had a bad day or the integrated amp didn't pair well with his system. I have an Anthem 225 paired with Paradigm Reference Studio/80...

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Anthem Integrated-225 Integrated Amplifiers

 

I really don't have a clue what Dave's complaints are all about. My experience has been 100% the opposite. I think Dave had a bad day or the integrated amp didn't pair well with his system. I have an Anthem 225 paired with Paradigm Reference Studio/80...

Consumer review by:

Anthem Integrated-225

 

This product is way over hyped by the reviews. This unit lacks emotion to the music and althought it has power it doesnt sound very 3d. It sounds very forward and yet very 2d. Bass is a little too much at times like its saying am big and bad. Channel...

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Anthem Integrated-225 Integrated Amplifiers

 

This product is way over hyped by the reviews. This unit lacks emotion to the music and althought it has power it doesnt sound very 3d. It sounds very forward and yet very 2d. Bass is a little too much at times like its saying am big and bad. Channel...

Product Specifications

Configuration

DLNA certified: No

Connectivity

Ethernet: No
HDMI: No
iPod Control: No
USB Interface: No

General Features

Loudspeakers: No

Sound

Dolby / DTS: No
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