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Receiver & Amplifier Reviews

Updated: Feb 13, 2016 08:52
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#2701
alaAverage 5

Terk FM-4000 FM Edge Amplified Indoor FM Antenna

The Terk Edge really works. It was very easy to install. I am now pulling in stations that were very difficult to hear clearly. Only one New York City station is still problematic but I rarely listen to it anyway. Give it a try.

2 user reviews

#2702
alaAverage 5

Classe CA-2200

True hi-fi According to the company's executive vice-president Dave Nauber, “Our sonic evaluations always focus on music playback: if you can get music right, the emotional involvement comes naturally with movies as well.” In other words, this is hi-fi...

2 expert reviews

#2703
alaAverage 5

Pioneer VSX-1014

Top quality home cinema amp/receiver, see things don't always have to be expensive to be good and this one is really good. Ever wonndered what a 1000 amp is like? No need just buy this one they're about the same.

2 user reviews

#2704
alaAverage 5

Krell FBI

A serious amp in every sense of the word, it?s capable of propelling you into silly grin territory with ease

3 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

#2705
alaAverage 5

Hovland HP-200 BP

As a relative newcomer to the Hovland party-this is my first review of its gear-I am mighty impressed by what these guys are doing. They have a clear vision of how music sounds, are highly dedicated to offering products that truly add something to the...

2 expert reviews

#2706
alaAverage 5

Great River MP-2NV

Great River Electronics, 3056 East 65th St., Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076; 651/455-1846; fax 651/455-3224; www.greatriverelectronics.com.

1 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

#2707
alaAverage 5

Air Tight ATM-2 Amplifiers

I bought the ATM-2 amp and the ATC-2 preamp for a second system (main system is ARC Ref 40 preamp and ARC Ref 2se phono preamp into a Constellation Centaur stereo amp driving Magico speakers). When I listened to these in my main system to see how they...

3 user reviews

#2708
alaAverage 5

Sony STR-DA3100ES

For starters I will have to say this is the first piece of Sony ES equipment I have bought for HOME audio. I came to appreciate the ES line of equipment from my endeavors as a car audio enthusiast. Now that I am home more often, (Not in my vehicle on...

2 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#2709
alaAverage 5

Pioneer VSX-D811S

I'm a retro Pioneer collector. I like the look and sound of older Pioneer stereos, especially the 'silver-faced' VSX-series receivers. The silver-faced receivers were made in the early 2000's, then Pioneer changed to producing 'black-faced' receivers....

2 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

#2710
alaAverage 5

5 watt Amplifier

This amp is perfect for my use. Its very small, which fools the wife into thinking that it is quiet. Wrong! When needed it packs quite a sound. Great value.

2 user reviews

#2711
alaAverage 5

Beard P-100-S

I have this amplifier since the mid 90's. I have had many different amplifiers along the years amongst them some the best amplifiers out there from Conrad Johnson, Bel Canto, Lyngdorf and Sonic Frontiers to name a few. Somehow I am always happy...

2 user reviews

#2713
alaAverage 5

Denon PMA 201SA

With mirror-finish displays and aluminium front panels, these 25-cm wide components certainly look first class. In fact, with quality parts used throughout, the 201SA is a credible miniature system whose performance equals Denon's acclaimed full-size...

1 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#2714
alaAverage 5

AVI Lab Series Integrated

A punchy,crisp,powerfulsounding amp which you really should audition if you require those attributes.

4 user reviews

#2715
alaAverage 5

Harman/kardon AVR 8000

Where's the first place you look when you saddle up to the bar at your favorite watering hole? Some may say the waitress station or the sorority party in the back room; but, when it's time for business, you look at the top shelf. For it's in that...

1 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#2716
alaAverage 5

Plinius CD-LAD Preamplifiers

I've had a lot of gear in and out over the years, this pre is a real gem amongst them. I bought the MK1 model and upgraded it to the latest revisions (small revisions to both line and power stages)

4 user reviews

#2717
alaAverage 5

Cyrus 7

Brought this second hand in 2003 for 200 pound UK. It currently drives a pair of Celestion A1's and source is normally a Cyrus DVD8 used as a CD player. DVD8 sounds amazing with CD's - better than my Sony CDP-XB920 which is no slouch itself.

1 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

#2719
alaAverage 5

NuForce Reference 8

NuForce' Reference amplifiers have been advertised as being the power amplifier of the year and have received awards from various magazines. We literally take one apart to investigate whether its reputation is well deserved or whether it is just...

2 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#2720
alaAverage 5

Denon AVR-685S 6.1 Channel Surround Sound Home Theater Receiver

[..]The receiver plays back a wonderful spectrum of sound, and the 32-bit processor is fabulous. The highs are perfectly clear--yet non-obtrusive--and with this receiver I was finally able to get rid of "tinny" or overly "bright" sound in my...

2 user reviews

#2721
alaAverage 5

Audio Note Kit One

I own a Kit One for about 15 years, and I think it deserves a view words...

2 user reviews

#2722
alaAverage 5

Wadia Digital PowerDAC

I came upon this unit by mistake, was originally looking for a new amp,I have a pair of Mark&Daniel's mini's,I use apple tv in lossless, and my lg blue ray player,was looking to buy a Rogue Coronus amp but came to the conclusion that I needed a better...

2 user reviews

#2723
alaAverage 5

Sony TAE-1 Preamplifiers

I bought this preamp in 2003, I paid 6000 euros for it, its constrution is only comparable to the very best, but despite this, I mainly use my TA-N(80ES gold, because the latter sounds better to me with my power amplifiers, maybe this is a question of...

4 user reviews

#2724
alaAverage 5

JVC RX-8030VBK

the #1 reason i bought this receiver is the varied & number of components that can be connected to it: 2-VCRs, DVD, tape/MD , turntable, CD, CD-R, 2 component (RGB) inputs, plus 4 primary digital audio inputs, and one extra composite & digital input in...

2 user reviews

#2725
alaAverage 5

Sherwood R-965

This is a tricky one for me, the 965 tries to have all the right gadgetry to keep up with the Joneses, but falls short on several counts and it also is the most non-user friendly AV receiver I have come across so far. Conversely, the sound is very,...

1 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

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