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For the audiophile, the stereo power amp is one of the foundational elements of their music or home theater playback system. Monoblocks, stereo amps, digital power amps, class-a amps, tube amps only start to describe the topic. Read below for the latest news from the best stereo amp manufacturers ranging from value players like Wired 4 Sound, NuForce, Outlaw and Emotiva as well as the high end players like Krell, Mark Levinson, Pass Labs, Audio Research and many others. Read our Amplifier Review page for reviews of the best audiophile power amps.

Simaudio Announces MOON 240i Integrated Amplifier

Simaudio Announces MOON 240i Integrated Amplifier

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Simaudio has announced details on the upcoming MOON 240i integrated amplifier, due out in the third quarter. The 240i is conservatively rated at 50 watts per channel, and connection options include two optical digital ins, two SPDIF digital ins, one... Read More

 
Onkyo Introduces A-9150 Integrated Amplifier

Onkyo Introduces A-9150 Integrated Amplifier

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Onkyo's new A-9150 is a 60-watts-per-channel integrated amplifier that features four RCA line inputs, an MM/MC phono input, two coaxial digital inputs, two optical digital inputs, and two pairs of gold-plated speaker posts. An A/B selector switch allows for switching... Read More

 
Rotel Debuts New Integrated Amp, Stereo Preamp, and CD Player

Rotel Debuts New Integrated Amp, Stereo Preamp, and CD Player

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Rotel has introduced three new stereo components, as part of its 15 Series: the RA-1572 integrated amplifier (shown here, $1,699), the RC-1572 stereo preamp ($1,099), and the RCD-1572 CD player ($899). The RA-1572 features a 100-watt-per-channel Class AB amplifier and... Read More

 
McIntosh Introduces New MA9000 Integrated Amplifier

McIntosh Introduces New MA9000 Integrated Amplifier

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McIntosh has introduced a new premium integrated amplifier. The 300-watt MA9000 features a robust connection panel, with 10 analog inputs (including two balanced ins, plus moving coil and moving magnet phono ins) and six digital ins--with support for DSD256 and... Read More

 
Mytek Introduces the Brooklyn AMP Stereo Amplifier

Mytek Introduces the Brooklyn AMP Stereo Amplifier

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Mytek has introduced a new stereo amplifier, designed to complement its Brooklyn DAC. The Brooklyn AMP is, according to Mytek, a "triode Class A-sounding Class D" design rated at 300 watts per channel at eight ohms. The amp will be... Read More

 
McIntosh Announces New Integrated Amplifier and SACD Player

McIntosh Announces New Integrated Amplifier and SACD Player

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McIntosh announced new new products at the High End Show in Munich. First is the MA8900 integrated amplifier (shown here, $7,500), rated at 200 watts per channel and featuring the company's new McIntosh Monogrammed Heatsinks. The MA9800 includes the upgradeable... Read More

 
Dan D'Agostino Master Audio Systems Debuts Progression Stereo Amplifier

Dan D'Agostino Master Audio Systems Debuts Progression Stereo Amplifier

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Dan D'Agostino Master Audio Systems is adding a two-channel amplifier to its Progression Series. Employing the company's Super Rail circuitry, the new Progression Stereo amp is "conservatively" rated at 300 watts per channel into eight ohms, 600 watts into four... Read More

 
McIntosh Announces MXA80 Integrated Audio System

McIntosh Announces MXA80 Integrated Audio System

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This month, McIntosh will begin shipping its new integrated audio system, the MXA80. This compact all-in-one system combines a 50-watt stereo amplifier, a new DAC, a headphone amplifier, and a pair of two-way desktop speakers. The MXA80 has a total... Read More

 
NAD Introduces C 338 Integrated Amplifier

NAD Introduces C 338 Integrated Amplifier

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NAD has launched a new integrated amplifier, the C 338, that includes Chromecast and Bluetooth to stream music sources wirelessly from your mobile devices, and it is a UPnP client for network streaming from a local NAS library. The new... Read More

 
PS Audio Introduces New DAC and Stereo/Mono Amplifiers

PS Audio Introduces New DAC and Stereo/Mono Amplifiers

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PS Audio has announced a new product line, the Stellar Series, which consists of the Stellar Gain Cell DAC ($1,699), Stellar S300 Stereo Amplifier (($1,499), and Stellar M700 Mono Amplifier ($1,499). The S300 has a Class A Analog Cell input... Read More