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Receiver & Amplifier Reviews

Updated: Sep 18, 2017 22:27
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#3451
alaAverage 4.5

Rotel RC 1070

Dolby Digital EX + DTS - USB Interface

8 user reviews

#3452
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

#3453
alaAverage 4.5

NAD 314

What can I say? Excellent Transients across the board going from a quiet passage to crescendo in milliseconds! What I love about NAD as designers is despite the multitude of models they produce, They all center around current delivery.

9 user reviews

#3454
alaAverage 4.5

AMC AV81

Sounds better than the pro-7. Sounds real nice with the 2445. Plenty of gain. This is the c model not dd. Logitech harmony works with it. Was looking for low noise. I think I found it. Punchy, dynamic bass.

6 user reviews

#3455
alaAverage 4.5

Anthem Statement D2 Pre/Pro

The Anthem D2 is unquestionably one of the best AVpreamps made and the addition of the ARC is a huge step towards makinga great product even better. You will still miss out on all the newaudio codecs but, given Anthem's reputation for keeping up with...

7 expert reviews

#3456
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

#3457
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

#3458
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

#3459
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

#3460
alaAverage 4.5

Yamaha HTR-5640 AV receiver

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

#3461
alaAverage 4.5

Yamaha RX-Z1 Receiver

The Yamaha RX-Z1 proved to be a very competent preamp and home theater processor. In movie theater modes, the RX-Z1, when driving my reference speaker system, transformed my room into a cineplex.

3 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#3462
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

#3463
alaAverage 4.5

Sony STR-DB870QS/S

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 the...

1 expert reviews | 4 user reviews

#3464
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

#3465
alaAverage 4.5

YAMAHA RXV583

The product was easy to setup ,has an AV set up and remote app for you smart phone. It has the latest codec's Dolby Atmos and DTS X. All the features you could need Great sound quality at a great price.

2 user reviews

#3466
alaAverage 4.5

Sennheiser GSX 1000

Sennheiser empower gamers with a desktop audio amplifier that features an intuitive LED touch panel for on-the-fly adjustments without the need for additional drivers.

2 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#3467
alaAverage 4.5

Marantz HD-AMP1

Marantz delivers the goods yet again with a stylish, sublime-sounding amp that redefines what compact components are capable of.

2 expert reviews

#3468
alaAverage 4.5

T+A PA 2000 R

The finest plug-and-play turntable that (a lot of) money can buy.

2 expert reviews

#3469
alaAverage 4.5

Audioquest DragonFly Red

A near-flawless option for anyone looking to give their computer music a hi-fi boost

2 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

#3471
alaAverage 4.5

Pioneer GM-D1004

Installed in Golf Mk6 OEM radio. Certainly improved the sound quality with more depth and imaging to the music and spoken voices. Well worth the investment, suggest trying this amp out prior to swapping out the OEM speakers. I had to purchase a fully...

3 user reviews

#3472
alaAverage 4.5

PIONEER VSX 830 K

After struggling for 2 years with a good but only stereo amp and no HDMI switching, and external bluetooth receivers, this device greatly simplifies operations in a winter campground recreation hall in Georgia. We switch video and audio between 4 HDMI...

2 user reviews

#3473
alaAverage 4.5

Bryston BHA-1 Balanced Headphone Amplifier

THE BRYSTON BHA-1 is a Quality Piece of Gear That You Could Pass on to Another Generation.

1 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

#3474
alaAverage 4.5

Comprehensive 1 PC to 4 High Resolution VGA Distribution Amplifier

Greetings TechLords.. I found out what the problems/issues are concerning the use of these devices. When hooking 2 or more of these units together, you need to use cable HDMI cable that is in full 1 to 1 connectivity. That means, they can fully pass a...

2 user reviews

#3475
alaAverage 4.5

Yamaha A-S501BL Natural Sound Integrated Stereo Amplifier (Black) + 50 Feet...

Decent amp with good connectivity. I bought this to compare to my NAD C316BEE, which sells for $379. At 40 watts/channel the 316 created a much fuller sound with more weight and body. The Yamaha was leaner, but not harsh. I decided to keep the 316,...

4 user reviews

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