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Receiver & Amplifier Reviews

Updated: Jan 27, 2023 16:27
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#1
alaScore 100

Marantz Model 40n

The Model 40n INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER and CD 60 CD PLAYER are solid hi-fi components from Marantz that bring versatile features, good looks, great build quality, and strong performance at prices that do not break the bank.

11 expert reviews

#2
alaScore 99

Octave V 70 SE

Octave Audio’s V 70 SE integrated amplifier will amaze others besides us. It truly shakes the prejudices that many have against valve amplifiers, and will win the enthusiasm of many for something they didn’t think they were ready for or interested in....

4 expert reviews

#3
alaScore 99

Cambridge Audio CXA61

What Hi-Fi? Awards 2022 winner. Extra features and improved sound quality for those willing to pay a higher price

4 expert reviews

#4
alaScore 98

Naim Nait XS 3

What Hi-Fi? Awards 2022 winner. The third generation of a supremely musical amp

4 expert reviews

#5
alaScore 98

Marantz NR1200

The MARANTZ NR1200 is like a Swiss army knife of receivers. In one very affordable box, you get the flexibility to stream music, the ability to integrate with video, and enough power for all but the most power-hungry speakers in the largest rooms. It...

8 expert reviews | 36 user reviews

#6
alaScore 98

NAD C 700

The price tag can be intimidating, but the NAD C 700’s design, build quality, and exquisite audio performance fully justifies it.

5 expert reviews

#7
alaScore 97

Rega Aethos

Rega Aethos is such an amplifier that is easy to overlook because it lacks both DAC, streaming and turntable input. But if that does not bother one, Aethos is by far the best integrated amplifier we have tested, in terms of sound. It is sparklingly...

5 expert reviews

#8
alaScore 97

MDR-110LP Headphones

I bought my Linn 22 years ago because it offered far better phono sound than my McIntosh Laboratory C27 solid-state preamp. When I heard the Cambridge Audio Duo through my system, I thought, “Aha! Finally, I've found a phono stage that offers that...

5 expert reviews

#9
alaScore 97

BLUESOUND Powernode

The Bluesound Powernode (N330) is even better than its predecessor, and although the price has gone up since we last tested it, it stands out so strongly from the field that this is quickly forgiven.

14 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

#10
alaScore 97

NAD Amp1

The small Chromecast amplifier NAD Amp1 is easy to use and has an inviting sound with good focus in the bass area. It may not shine quite so much upwards in the harmonics, but the overall impression is very good.

4 expert reviews

#11
alaScore 96

Cambridge Audio CXA81

What Hi-Fi? Awards 2022 winner. Sets a new baseline for integrated amps at this price

1 expert reviews | 151 user reviews

#12
alaScore 96

NAD C298

The NAD C298 reminds me in a good way of several NAD power amplifiers that I have owned or listened to over the decades. Lots of power and good sound at a reasonable price – and in a cheap packaging. The Danish Purifi Eigentakt amplifier modules are...

7 expert reviews

#13
alaScore 96

Technics SU-G700

Technics is a brand that has been with us seemingly forever, and as a result there is no shortage of very diverse opinions out there about the brand and what it stands for. Some audiophiles look fondly upon Technics, whereas...

6 expert reviews

#14
alaScore 96

Cambridge Audio Evo 150

Now headquartered in London, English audio product manufacturer Cambridge Audio was founded in 1968 in the university city of the same name. The company's initial product was the walnut-trimmed 20 watts-per-channel (Wpc) P40 integrated amplifier....

8 expert reviews | 15 user reviews

#15
alaScore 96

Denon AVR-X4700H

Early adopters of cutting-edge home theater, especially 8K enthusiasts. You want a titan of a home theater brain, combining power, performance, and longevity.

6 expert reviews

#16
alaScore 96

Denon AVC-X3700H

Denon AVR-X3700h AV receiver. With 105wpc x 9 built in amplification, you can use the internal amps to power a 9CH speaker configuration or add a separate 2CH amp to power your main Left/Right channels and run a full 11CH surround system. Imagine the...

9 expert reviews | 108 user reviews

#17
alaScore 96

Rotel Michi X3 Integrated Amplifier

With second-to-none build quality and no-compromise sonic performance, the versatile Michi X3 integrated amplifier represents one of the best in its class far more than its price tag would suggest.

11 expert reviews

#18
alaScore 96

Teac AX 3000

The TEAC Distinction line certainly seems to be well thought out and well matched to each other. The CD-3000 with its 192kHz upsampling before decoding and dual differential DACs has us excited.

7 expert reviews

#19
alaScore 96

Denon AVR-X1700H

It has a dizzying array of modern features like Dolby Atmos, 4K, HDR, and streaming services, plus a rare phono input for turntable types. Those who want the latest and greatest A/V receiver features, plus an easy way to kick it old-school with vinyl...

11 expert reviews

#20
alaScore 95

McIntosh MC312

The McIntosh MC312 2-Channel Solid State Amplifier is one of their newest designs that easily carries the 70-year tradition of providing leading...

4 expert reviews

#21
alaScore 95

McIntosh C2700

The McIntosh C2700 is our new favorite among high-end class preamps. This is both because it is so useful and flexible, but also because it delivers the music on a silver platter. The practical DAC module with HDMI input, and the quiet and crystal...

4 expert reviews

#22
alaScore 95

Denon PMA-A110

Denon PMA-A110 is an amplifier that evokes warm, nostalgic feelings in the reviewer. First, it looks like something that could have been built in the heyday of Japanese hi-fi. Or rather: It resembles the beautified memory of that time – because even...

4 expert reviews

#23
alaScore 95

NAD C 338

THE NAD C 338 HYBRID DIGITAL INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER offers great sound, Chromecast, Wi-Fi, and the ability to drive any speaker for a very-reasonable $650.

5 expert reviews

#24
alaScore 95

McIntosh MC1502

The McIntosh MC1502 will go down in history as one of their classics, on a par with the MC275. It combines brutal control and quantities of power, with openness and sophistication. The amplifier is potent enough to power most speakers, and will only...

4 expert reviews

#25
alaScore 95

Audiolab 6000A

Audiolab's all-in-one integrated amplifier is a remarkable component that delivers excellent sound quality, build quality and functionality. Audiolab's all-in-one integrated amplifier is a remarkable component that delivers excellent sound quality,...

6 expert reviews | 14 user reviews

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