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Receiver & Amplifier Reviews

Updated: Jul 20, 2017 22:28
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#3076
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

#3077
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

#3078
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

#3079
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

#3080
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

#3081
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

#3082
alaAverage 4.9

Lexicon PCM96

Overall, I think the Lexicon PCM96 is a great product. The integration between hardware and software here is borderline revolutionary, but this formula still needs a little bit of tweaking. It co...

3 user reviews

#3083
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

#3084
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

#3085
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

#3086
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

#3087
alaAverage 4.9

YAMAHA DSPAX763 AMPLIFIER BLACK

Great sound, excellent price, cant fault it.

3 user reviews

#3088
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

#3089
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.

3 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#3090
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

#3091
alaAverage 4.8

Sony STR-DN1050 + S 628 HCS 3

Product of the Year, Awards 2014. A seriously good amp that balances muscle and subtlety with stacks of features at a great price. Sony raises the bar once again

1 expert reviews | 3 user reviews

#3092
alaAverage 4.8

Lyngdorf SDA 2175

This amplifier is fantastic, it offers an unusual musicality, I bought this amp for speaker, electrostatic & acoustic energy reference, my amp push push el84 and single end 6l6 were unable to run on electrostatic VM 6.5, I was totally subjugated by the...

5 user reviews

#3093
alaAverage 4.8

Pro-Ject PhonoBox DC (SL) MM phono preamp

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

#3095
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

#3096
alaAverage 4.8
#3097
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

#3098
alaAverage 4.8

Yamaha RX-V1073

Fantastic

5 user reviews

#3099
alaAverage 4.8

ProJect Phono Box MM PRE AMPLIFIER

Excellent sound quality for the price. Bought this to replace the phono stage from my old Pioneer receiver which had an intermittent fault. The sound quality of the Project Phono Box is every bit as good as the equaliser in the receiver, and that was...

5 user reviews

#3100
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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