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Receiver & Amplifier Reviews

Updated: Aug 30, 2015 09:52
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#3226
alaAverage 4.5

dbx 223

The Dbx 223 is a stereo 2-way or mono 3-way crossover designed for live sound use and for DJ's. It allows you to easily switch between two or three different sources, depending on the way you are ...

9 user reviews

#3227
alaAverage 4.5

RME Audio QuadMic

For the price, the RME Audio QuadMic is a great deal. While the preamps don't sound all that much better than those you'd find on most audio interfaces, keep in mind that they are really designed ...

7 user reviews

#3228
alaAverage 4.5

Naim Supernait

The SUPERNAIT (and now the Uniti) show Naim is a thoroughly modern company making an integrated amplifier that fills the needs of an ever increasing group of digital only systems, and music server sources. Throw in the flexibility of a home theater...

8 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#3229
alaAverage 4.5

Orange [AD Series] AD30TC

All in all I think the Orange AD30 is a decent amp for someone looking for a more vintage style Orange amp in a not too complex package. The two channels sound great when you dial them both in and ...

5 user reviews

#3230
alaAverage 4.5

Rotel RSX-1057

What would your life be like if you'd married the first person you ever dated? If you want a great home theater system, sometimes it pays to dig deeper. OK, American Acoustic Development (AAD) stands in the shadow of larger and more prestigious brands,...

5 expert reviews | 6 user reviews

#3231
alaAverage 4.5

Rotel RC 1070

Dolby Digital EX + DTS - USB Interface

8 user reviews

#3232
alaAverage 4.5

Electrocompaniet EC 4.7

I also found that the 4.8 worked well with a wide range of sources. Each of the front-ends mentioned above sounded good and mated well. Its input impedence of 47kOhms combined well with its -111dB minimum gain and 6dB maximum gain and low noise floor...

3 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#3233
alaAverage 4.5

Hafler 9180 - (Amplifiers)

I have owned this amp for 15 years,im the second owner.what people do not realize is if you arent happy with the lows or highs of a amplifier,then try another preamp .its not always your amplifier.The 9180 is one of the best sounding amps ive owned and...

6 user reviews

#3234
alaAverage 4.5

Denon 7-channel Home Theater Receiver AVR-2106 REFURBISHED

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...

6 user reviews

#3235
alaAverage 4.5

Mackie Onyx 800R

For the price I don't think you're going to find too many eight channel preamps like the Mackie Onyx-800R. It's not the cheapest way to get this amount of preamps, but considering the quality, sam...

7 user reviews

#3236
alaAverage 4.5

NAD 314

Recommend

5 user reviews

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#3237
alaAverage 4.5

Quad 909 Stereopower

The 909 Stereo Power Amplifier incorporates Quad's patented current dumping technology and is one of the finest audio amplifiers available today. The current dumping technique eliminates many of the problems associated with transistor amplifiers. The...

1 expert reviews | 5 user reviews

#3238
alaAverage 4.5

Rotel RB 970BXII

Back in 2001 I wrote a review on this amp in this column and gave it two stars.Since then my system has completely changed, I'm currently using a Mac 220 tube pre-amp, B&W CDM9NT speakers, Velodyne SPL 1000 sub, Arcam CD73T cd player, pro-ject...

6 user reviews

#3239
alaAverage 4.5

Traynor YCV40WR Custom Valve

All in all I think the Traynor YCV40WR is pretty good. It's nice and versatile and does clean and drive tones all in one. The tones are good and lack the overcompressed nature of a lot of newer Tra...

5 user reviews

#3240
alaAverage 4.5

Musical-Fidelity KW 500

The Musical Fidelity kW500 is an integrated vacuum tube preamplifier/solid-state power amplifier with remote control. The kW500's has the ability to suggest the vital, physical presence of instruments and performers within the recording space, making...

4 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

#3241
alaAverage 4.5

Sony strde985b 6.1 CH Receiver

i have an strde885 and an strde985 running off of the same input. this 985 is soooo adjustable: vol for individual speakers WITHIN the three ways, crossovers, etc. this may be a dinosaur because it doesnt have hdmi, but this receiver is the benchmark!...

6 user reviews

#3242
alaAverage 4.5

Yamaha HTR-5640

I recently bought the Yamaha HTR-5640 and couldnt be happier about my switch. I have owned a Bose Lifestyles 8 Series II for about 2 years prior to the Yamaha. It will now be in my bed room as a secondary system. The problem with my Bose is not sound...

8 user reviews

#3243
alaAverage 4.5

Harman Kardon Signature Series 2.0 - (A/V Preamplifier)

I bought a Sig 2.0/2.1 combo because my speakers are 25 years old, the size of small coffins, and have low impeadances. They love current. Even with 45 amps of current, the protection circuits in my old HK AVR500 would kick in under heavy (i.e.,...

6 user reviews

#3244
alaAverage 4.5

Sony STR-DB870

This is a serious piece of kit which does everything that you could ever require from an A/V amplifier. The sound filed definition is about as perfect as you are going to get without at least doubling your budget. Also it is worth considering over...

1 expert reviews | 4 user reviews

#3245
alaAverage 4.5

Nakamichi AV-3S Receiver Receivers

It would be nice if I could decode the latest digital video standards, but that's about it on complaints. Considering the extremely reasonable price, this is simply the best receiver I've ever had. It offers astonishingly clear sound (with my 5 ohm...

6 user reviews

#3246
alaAverage 4.5

Onkyo TX-SR444

Best bang for your buck in my opinion. Great quality sound and easy to use.

2 user reviews

#3247
alaAverage 4.5

Yamaha RX-V479BL 5.1-Channel Wi-Fi Network AV Receiver with Bluetooth

Incredible piece of electronics. They thoughht of everything.

4 user reviews

#3248
alaAverage 4.5

Sony STRDN860 7.2 Channel Hi-Res WiFi Network AV Receiver (Black)

This sounds great and has all the latest features including HDMI2.0. Pros: Sound quality is excellent from all sources. Connectivity is solid. I'm not using an Ethernet cable and I'm streaming from an Iphone5 using Airplay, Bluetooth, and Casting....

2 user reviews

#3249
alaAverage 4.5

Chord Hugo

It's a lot of money, but the 32-bit DAC rinses stunning sound from your mobile music and your hi-fi. Check out our Hugo Chord review

1 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

#3250
alaAverage 4.5

HiFiMan EF-3 Amplificatore per cuffie ibrido

HiFiMAN ran this combo deal last year (2014) for $249, HE-300 Headphones and the EF3 amp. What a deal this has been. The EF3 amp is similar to the well known EF2A amp minus the DAC circuitry. The EF3 has a three position gain switch and a black and...

2 user reviews

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