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Audio Research CA-50 Integrated Amp Reviewed

Audio Research CA-50 Integrated Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

If you're going to go the integrated amp route, why not do it right with that ultimate of audio brands, Audio Research. The CA-50 is a 56lb beast with big tubes and all the sound quality you'd expect from ARC. Read More

 
GRAAF GM20 Power Amp Reviewed

GRAAF GM20 Power Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

Italians know quite a few things about design, just look at Ferrari or Armani. Their AV companies don't shy from that label either. Take, for example, the gorgeous GM20 tube amp from GRAAF. Read More

 
EAR V-20 Amp Reviewed

EAR V-20 Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Amps don't have to look boring. The V-20 from EAR, for example, puts out its 24 watts per channel with a visual aplomb hard to find elsewhere in the AV world. Built to look like a V-12, and perform like one as well... Read More

 
Musical Fidelity X-Ray Integrated Amp Reviewed

Musical Fidelity X-Ray Integrated Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

British, esoteric and code-named - this is a good start for audiophile reviewer, Ken Kessler. See what conclusions he draws from his review of the Musical Fidelity X-Ray Integrated amp here on HomeTheaterReview.com. Read More

 
Primaluna Prologue One Integrated Amp Reviewed

Primaluna Prologue One Integrated Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Although there is no detailed research to back up my guesstimate, I'd hazard that, based on my limited attendance at hi-fi shows, at least 50 new audio brands appear every year. Ordinarily, seedling brands are at best curiosities with the... Read More

 
Audio Research VSi55 Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Audio Research VSi55 Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Wait - a rate Ken Kessler Audio Research review that isn't packed with compliments? It can't be - can it? Ken takes offense to the new look of the ARC VSi55 Integrated amp but sure as hell can't pick on the sound as ARC rules supreme on all of our world's. Read More

 
Sudgen A21 Amp Reviewed

Sudgen A21 Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

Another Richard Allan design from overseas woos, Ken Kessler with its Class-A (not to be confused with Classe') operation in the esoteric Sugden A21 power amp. Read More

 
Sonus faber Musica Amp Reviewed

Sonus faber Musica Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

Yes Sonus faber makes an amp. Yes, it comes in a wood case and has the same Italian hand craftsmanship that you'd expect from their wonderful speakers. Does it pack the audio power of Mark Levinson, Krell or ARC? Read the review to find out. Read More

 
Unison Research Simply 845 Integrated Amp Review

Unison Research Simply 845 Integrated Amp Review

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

Ken Kessler compares the Unison Research Simply 845 tube power amp to an Audio Note Ongonku for one fifth of the price. Can this sexy, yet affordable amp live up to this much audiophile hype. Read more to find out. Read More

 
Pathos Twin Tower Amps Reviewed

Pathos Twin Tower Amps Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

Pathos Twin Tower power amps were named long before the reference would carry another meaning. Their sexy, Italian styling appeals to Anglophile and audiophile Ken Kessler much in the same way that Unison research does. See which amp is better. Read More