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Armonia Integrated Amp reviewed

Armonia Integrated Amp reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

Ken Kessler might not be as into American audio but with it comes to Italian tube anything - you can catch his attention. This Armonia Integrated amp is on the more affordable side of audio obscurity for the US market but it has the sexy lines that we all like from Italian audio, cars and other exports... Read More

 
Theta Dreadnaught Amp reviewed

Theta Dreadnaught Amp reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Theta is better known for digital but their Dreadnaught power amp has some serious weight and respect from those who know. Theta, now owned buy Morris Kessler of ATI, packs a lot of heat in the their audiophile amps but this was their first shot over the bow and it was one people took notice of. Read More

 
Sugden Masterclass Preamp and Mono Amps Reviewed

Sugden Masterclass Preamp and Mono Amps Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

If there were ever an esoteric combination of electronics to grace the pages of Home Theater Review the Sugden Masterclass Preamplifier and Monaural Amplifier would be it. Like spying Loch Ness or being abducted by Aliens the Sugden Masterclass is a rare audiophile combo that not many have heard or even know about. Read More

 
McIntosh MC2000	Power Amp Reviewed

McIntosh MC2000 Power Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

The McIntosh MC2000 is the type of amp that any audiophile drools over (but hopefully not into) as it has the power, cloud and gravitas to compete with anything from the likes of Krell, Mark Levinson and Audio Research while packing a little bit of audio history into every chassis. Read More

 
Unison Research SR1 Tube Amp Reviewed

Unison Research SR1 Tube Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

This tube-transistor hybrid packs both a retro-wood look with a modern industrial design to deliver from a company known more for single ended tube amps, a sound that is worth of this amp's good looks. Read More

 
Fase Nimis Integrated Amp Reviewed

Fase Nimis Integrated Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

While Ken Kessler can't resist taking a pot shot at Apple's industrial design (possibly the most popular ID of any company making any product in the world) en route to reviewing this uber-esoteric Fase Nimis integrated power amp. See if he predicts if Fase's stock will his $400 per share or topple the market capitalization of Microsoft on this full feature. Read More

 
Musical Fidelity Nu-Vista M3 Integrated Amp Reviewed

Musical Fidelity Nu-Vista M3 Integrated Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

While the Musical Fidelity Nu-Vista M3 integrated amp may not come from the Motorsport Division of BMW it does have that solid build quality and is arguably harder to come by than an M3 with four wheels. Ken Kessler takes this integrated amp for a spin in this full review. Read More

 
LOTH-X JI-300 Amp Reviewed

LOTH-X JI-300 Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

Normally eight watts per channel scares the hell out of Ken Kessler but it didn't take him long to fall in love with the Loth-X JI-300 tube power amps. Compared to a dinner at Gordon Ramsay's place - see if this exotic tube amp lives up to the Petrus comparisons in this review. Read More

 
Theta Intrepid Amp Reviewed

Theta Intrepid Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

The little brother of Theta Digital's well reviewed Dreadnaught power amp is the Theta Intrepid. While still rocking the battleship analogies - this amp is a little lighter, less powerful but still very stout. Read More

 
Croft Series V-C Amp reviewed

Croft Series V-C Amp reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

Ken Kessler takes this stereo power amp to task for both its tacky industrial design as well as its dual volume controls. Read how far he is willing to go in tearing into this audiophile offering. Read More