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Receiver & Amplifier Reviews

Updated: Jul 26, 2016 22:31
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#2926
alaAverage 4.9

Accuphase E-206

By the time I first looked at this amp, I've walked a long road on my search of the best amp. It all started in November 2012 when I changed my good old Kenwood receiver for a used Rotel RA-972 back from the nineties. It simply blew Kenwood away. Then...

6 user reviews

#2927
alaAverage 4.9

Yamaha CX-1

Sehr wertige Vorstufe mit sauberem, druckvolem Klangbild ohne Nebengeräusche. Trotz puristischer Ausstattung zahlreiche Anschlussmöglichkeiten (Cd, Tape 1,2,3 Aux, Tuner, Phono MC und MM. Besonders gute Phonosektion. Damals wie heute high end. Es geht...

6 user reviews

#2928
alaAverage 4.9

Denon AVR-95 - (A/V Receivers)

i LOVE THIS UNIT THE ONLY DOWNSIDE I HAVE HEARD OR EXPERIENCED IS THE NEED TO ENSURE ADEQUATE VENTILATION TO PREVENT OVERHEATING AS THE AMPLIFIER SECTION PRODUCES EXTREME HEAT AS LONG AS VENTILATION IS PROVIDED THE UNIT IS BULLET PROOF I HAVE OWNED...

6 user reviews

#2929
alaAverage 4.9

Rotel RB 991

This amp does exactly what I expected. I have switched away from Adcom amps to Rotel a while back. Innocently I started with an RB 981. This is a great amp and more powerful than the specs would suggest. I liked the sound and wanted more of th same. A...

6 user reviews

#2930
alaAverage 4.9

Sony STR-DE 495

Still about for just over 100 if you can find one! Believe me, it's MORE than powerful enough for an average-sized room. And it's okay with music too.

7 user reviews

#2931
alaAverage 4.9

Pioneer VSA-AX10

Pioneer's VSA-AX10 is a 'fully-loaded' AV receiver that also brings a fresh idea to home cinema: an innovative auto calibration system. This uses a microphone to calculate precise performance settings for every situation, measuring room size,...

7 expert reviews | 6 user reviews

#2932
alaAverage 4.9

Marantz 2230

My old Carver integrated amp finally kicked the bucket, so I took it to the local charming/eccentric electronics fix-it joint. I wanted to try an old analog tuner, so he practically gave me an ancient Kenwood receiver with dead pre-amp and ...

3 user reviews

#2933
alaAverage 4.9

Matchless CH-212 Chieftain

You can use the Chieftain for anything. It has a voicing that will sit in any style. I can't explain it really. It's hard to dial in a bad sound. I can play a blues gig with this and turn aroun...

3 user reviews

#2934
alaAverage 4.9

Tube-Tech MP 1A

I've really got no complaints about the Tube-Tech MP 1A, as these preamps sound phenomenal. Of course they're going to cost you a ton of cash, but for a professional studio looking to get an amazi...

3 user reviews

#2935
alaAverage 4.9

Nexo PS10 AMP

This product is significantly cheaper than its "brand new" equivalent. The product return is "as new" and complete with original packaging and all documentation. Our standard 4-year warranty applies as well as our standard 30-day money back guarantee....

1 expert reviews | 3 user reviews

#2936
alaAverage 4.9

Onkyo TX 8522

I have only owned a cheap pioneer, and a cheap sony brand recievers in the past. I have some ancient Jensen "walmart specials" Loud speakers and some semi ancient KLH loud speakers, but have never heard them sound so good. This was the best stereo...

3 user reviews

#2937
alaAverage 4.9

Sony STR-LV 500

This is a great Slim design AV receiver which is equipped with S-Master digital amplification technology A great theater sound systems which brings a unprecedented level of power, realism, and excitement to the film soundtracks you experience in movie...

2 user reviews

#2938
alaAverage 4.8

Audiolab 8200A

The long-awaited successor to the legendary 8000A is here

3 expert reviews | 3 user reviews

#2939
alaAverage 4.8

Denon Electronics (USA) AVR-2106

I've just upgraded from an Onkyo TXSR-602 receiver, which I moved to my bedroom(HT in the making)to this Denon AVR 2106. What can I say..... 100 watts@ 8ohms(rms power)!!!!! I have the Denon hooked up to an 12 speaker HT system in my bonus room. I have...

3 expert reviews | 3 user reviews

#2940
alaAverage 4.8

Marantz AV7702 II

Along with its new lineup of power amplifiers, Marantz announced the AV7702mkII AV processor capable of supporting Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Neural:X, full HDMI 2.0a/HDCP2.2, networking and more.

2 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#2941
alaAverage 4.8

Cambridge Audio CXA60

We’re impressed with the Cambridge CXA60. It’s an amplifier that delivers in every aspect. It looks smart, it has a wide spread of connections, and its enthusiastic, detailed and rhythmically cohesive performance is a joy to listen to. We like using...

2 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#2942
alaAverage 4.8

Pro-Ject Phono Box Design Stadio Fono MM / MC Colore Argento

This far outshines the inbuilt phono stage in my Naim Nait (integrated amplifier) - providing a clarity, separation and liveliness previously unattainable by plugging my deck (Rega3 with Denon DL110) directly in to the amp. Audio quality rivals or...

5 user reviews

#2944
alaAverage 4.8

BEL 1001 MKIII A Amplifiers

Op amp rolling: I had a BEL 1001 Mk IIIa for many years. Before this I used to own a Mk I. I finally got the urge to do some op amp rolling for the Mk IIIa. The BEL uses two dual op amps. I found the following combinations sound the best: first stage...

5 user reviews

#2945
alaAverage 4.8
#2946
alaAverage 4.8

Teac AX 1000

The new distinction line from Teac has had little notice from the audiophile community and this is a shame since I think they deserve a closer look? The specification on paper is not amazing. However , when you open the box and take out the unit you...

1 expert reviews | 5 user reviews

#2947
alaAverage 4.8

Velleman K1803 AV receiver

I wasn't sure what to expect but this little unit works just fine for my application! It helped me to see where I was going wrong with my design.

5 user reviews

#2948
alaAverage 4.8

Yamaha RX-V1073

Fantastic

5 user reviews

#2949
alaAverage 4.8

Rotel RX 950AX

My main system is single ended vacuum tube with nice horn speakers, just for a frame of reference. I bought this unit non-working for very cheap. After reading the great reviews, I figured it was worth a gamble. It turned out to be a relay.

5 user reviews

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