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Receiver & Amplifier Reviews

Updated: Sep 17, 2014 13:21
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Bryston 28B SST2

's for review I had one stipulation: let me try them with the Mini T's.

3 expert reviews

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Phoenix Gold Ti800.4 4‐channel Amp

Once upon a time, in the peak glory days of car audio, several brands stood out among all others. Phoenix Gold was one of...

2 expert reviews

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Sherwood America R-972

The Sherwood Newcastle R-972 A/V receiver is the first to include a new player in auto setup and room correction technology. Say hello to the Trinnov Optimizer. Nearly two years after it was first announced, the R-972 has arrived. After endless...

2 expert reviews

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Electrocompaniet ECP 1

The ECP 1 is a very nice phono preamp at a very attractive price. I can imagine it really sounding great in a system with a Rega or Clearaudio turntable, a nice integrated amp, the ECP 1, and a pair of speakers something like the B&Ws I listen to it...

2 expert reviews

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Audio Research Reference Phono 2

Audio Research's Reference line had been without a phono-stage since 2005, when the Reference Phono 1 Pre-amplifier was discontinued. The PH7 was released shortly thereafter and garnered rave reviews over the last three years, but vinyl aficionados...

3 expert reviews

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Micromega PA20

Amps, Preamps, etc

3 expert reviews

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Marantz PM-KI Pearl

The Marantz PM-KI-Pearl-Lite is a damn’ fine amp! If I needed any more reason than that to buy it, I’d have to say that its tone controls would be a clincher for me. After years of living with and reviewing various ‘audiophile’ amps bereft of controls...

3 expert reviews

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Plinius 9200

The $4,8355 Plinius 9200 is a very musically satisfying amp. I enjoyed every minute with it. Combined with the Raidho speakers it produced a sound that defied its cost. It is very versatile and the power is always nice to have. For many music...

2 expert reviews

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Peavey AmpKit LiNK

Which brings me to the final point on this device, with a price point of $39.99 for the hardware, the AmpKit LiNK is an affordable tool for any guitarist with an iPhone. New amps, effects and microphones can be purchased from within the AmpKit app for...

2 expert reviews

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Arc Audio 4200SE Amplifier

Since one of our Best Custom Trucks uses this amp in its audio system we thought readers might appreciate reading this review...

3 expert reviews

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FV 34 A

The front panel is a woodgrained panel with a couple of machined knobs flanking a small toggle switch. The valves are uncaged and sit atop a polished metal panel at the front

2 expert reviews

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Chord Mezzo 140

Two's Company..

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Korg Mini-KP Kaoss Pad

The Mini-KP Kaoss Pad is a dynamic effects processor that has a touch-pad interface for ease-of-use, battery operation for taking it on the move, one hundred effects – including filter, delay, and looper – and numerous BPM effects. An FX RELEASE...

2 expert reviews

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Pass XP 10

Pass Laboratories exhibited its high-end XP-10 and XP-20 2-channel preamplifiers which feature Pass Labs signature beveled billet aluminum front panels.

2 expert reviews

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Musical Fidelity Supercharger 550K

For some years, Musical Fidelity's Antony Michaelson has been banging on about the need for more power than has been considered necessary by the audio community. It wasn't just the single-ended triode brigade that incensed him, with claims for the......

2 expert reviews

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Myryad MXP2000

Works well with the company?s MXA2150 power amp, but can sound a bit safe

2 expert reviews

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Putting the "V" in Your AVR

While many new technologies have been incorporated into A/V receivers over the last few years, perhaps the biggest change we've seen in these traditionally audio-based components is the inclusion of advanced video processing. Just a few years ago,...

2 expert reviews

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Mcintosh MC207

Introduction There are some products and/or brands that seemingly need no introduction. McIntosh is at the top of the list. Throughout the 1970s, McIntosh was the iconic symbol of all things good and high-end when it came to two-channel music. Today,...

2 expert reviews

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Pioneer Susano SC-LX90

The Pioneer Susano SC-LX90 home theatre amplifier is simply excellent in just about every way. Unless you simply, absolutely, must have radio, you're unlikely to be disappointed. Except, now that I think about it, can you still purchase a separate...

2 expert reviews

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Integra DTR-8.8 A/V Receiver

Eric Dolphy is still playing off the thumb drive as I finish this piece. Oh, right, that's why I got into this business.

2 expert reviews

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Luxman L-550A

In other respects describing the sound of this player is to repeat everything I said about the L‑550A regarding tonal neutrality, dynamics, resolution, and detail. The price of the DU‑50 lands it squarely in a highly competitive segment of the market....

2 expert reviews

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Three Ways to Fill a Rack

At the heart of a typical home theater system is the surround receiver. True, the video display might be the emotional heart of your system—but only if you're willing to settle for tinny sound. You might also go bleeding-edge and ditch the surround...

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