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Multi-channel Home Theater Amplifiers Reviewed

Packing more power than most monoblock audiophile amps, today's multi-channel amps come in a variety of configurations, including three channel, five channel, and seven channel power amps. Top performing home theater multi-channel amps can be Class AB operation however its becoming more popular to use Class D switching chips in "digital" multi-channel amps. No matter what type of multi-channel amp you are looking for HomeTheaterReview.com has a comprehensive list of the absolute best of the best in amps for you just below.

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Krell Evolution 403 Amplifier Reviewed

Krell Evolution 403 Amplifier Reviewed

By Dr. Ken Taraszka

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Need power? How about 400 watts of it? The Evolution 403 from Krell is a three-channel amp for the high-end audiophile. It's also beautiful enough to leave out to admire. Dr. T, Ken Taraszka, tests it out for HTR. Read More

 
Classe Audio CA-5200 Reviewed

Classe Audio CA-5200 Reviewed

By Jerry Del Colliano

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

If you're looking for an amp that combines smooth looks with lots of power, the CA-5200 from Classe fits the bill. With 200 watts for each of its five channels, the CA-5200 runs in Class A mode for the first few watts, then AB for the rest. Read More

 
Roksan Five Channel Amp Reviewed

Roksan Five Channel Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Roksan's Caspian model five channel amplifier is the first amplifier model from the company to truly aspire to be a home theater amp. Does it rise to those aspirations? Read on to find out. Read More

 
Parasound Halo A52 Five Channel Power Amplifier Reviewed

Parasound Halo A52 Five Channel Power Amplifier Reviewed

By Andrew Robinson

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Andrew Robinson reviews the five channel Parasound Halo A52 power amplifier. His thoughts? If you are in the market for a home theater on a budget, you will be happy with what Parasond offers. Read More

 
Parasound A51 Five Channel Power Amplifier Reviewed

Parasound A51 Five Channel Power Amplifier Reviewed

By Andrew Robinson

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Parasound are masters of high-performance, high-value amplifiers. Andrew Robinson tries out the A51 five channel power amplifier and found the amplifier to live up to the company's reputation. Read More

 
NAD Masters Series M25 Seven-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

NAD Masters Series M25 Seven-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

By Jerry Del Colliano

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

The big M25 from NAD is part of their Masters Series, and for $3,499 it offers seven channels at 160 watts each. It's THX Ultra2-certified, meaning it passes the most stringent of tests by THX. Jerry Del Colliano puts the big amp to the test. Read More

 
NAD Electronics T-975 Seven-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

NAD Electronics T-975 Seven-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

By Jerry Del Colliano

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Speakers love power. Sometimes when you want to rock out, a receiver just can't handle it. NAD's new T-975 is a 7-channel amp with enough power to satisfy even the hardest to drive speakers. Jerry Del Colliano checks it out. Read More

 
Rotel RMB-1575 Five Channel Amplifier Reviewed

Rotel RMB-1575 Five Channel Amplifier Reviewed

By Jerry Del Colliano

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Rotel has long made high-quality, decently priced audio gear, and their new RMB-1575 amp is no exception. Featuring Class D amplification and a beefy 250 watts per channel, Rotel has made a winner. Jerry Del Colliano tests it for HTR. Read More

 
Krell Theater Amplifier Standard (TAS) Reviewed

Krell Theater Amplifier Standard (TAS) Reviewed

By Jerry Del Colliano

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Krell knows amps. Founder Dan D'agostino has designed some of the most revered amplifiers of recent memory. The TAS, for $7,500, has 200 watts for each of its five channels, and a massive 4,000 va toroidal power transformer. Jerry puts the spurs in it. Read More

 
Halcro Logic MC70 Seven-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

Halcro Logic MC70 Seven-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

By Jerry Del Colliano

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Halcro had some of the best reviewed amps in the audiophile world, and this Australian company looks to keep that going with the 7-channel MC70. It's got an impressive 350 watts per channel, and rings up at $7,000. Read More