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McIntosh MA6900 Integrated Amp Reviewed

McIntosh MA6900 Integrated Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

With so many obscure audiophile companies pushing integrated amps that have a "story" to tell but no real gravitas - McIntosh offers the MA6600 which delivers power, weight and legacy as an opening salvo. Read the full Ken Kessler review here. Read More

 
Halcro dm58 Monoblock Amp Reviewed

Halcro dm58 Monoblock Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Once given the title as "The Best Amp Ever" by Stereophile Magazine - Halcro somehow has blown their position in the US and it hard to even find. With Krell, Levinson, McIntosh and Audio Research now packing equal or better power - see how Halcro's critically acclaimed amp stacks up versus the best of today's amps. Read More

 
Niro (Nakamichi) 1000 Integrated Amp Reviewed

Niro (Nakamichi) 1000 Integrated Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

In the history of audiophilia no brand can eclipse the sex appeal of Nakamici. Collectors clamor for Dragon tape decks and other aged products. Although a more modern product from the Niro line, the Niro 1000 integrated amp has the allure of finding a Picasso at a garage sale. A true gem. Read More

 
T+A K6 Integrated Amp and Compact Disc Player Reviewed

T+A K6 Integrated Amp and Compact Disc Player Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

Residing in the "where are they now file" (much like Spinal Tap when in Atlanta) Germany's T+A came and went in the American market pretty quickly. Perhaps some day they will be back but their K6 integrated amp had lots of promise. Read the full Ken Kessler review along with words on the matching T+A CD player. Read More

 
Jadis JPS8 Preamp and JA50 Power Amp Reviewed

Jadis JPS8 Preamp and JA50 Power Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Say what you will about the French they do know how to make audiophile components evident in French based manufacturer Jadis' latest offering the JPS8 two-channel preamplifier and the matching JA50 power amplifier. Both tube based designs and sporting gold chassis the Jadis combo is pure magic for those with the means to afford them. Read More

 
Graaf GM50B Integrated Amp Reviewed

Graaf GM50B Integrated Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

One of Ken Kessler's favorite products in all of audiophila is GRAAF Italian tube electronics. Forget Sonus Faber, GRAAF is just what the doctor ordered when it comes to Italian audio (OK, Sonus Fabers rock) but this sick audiophile gear is the reason why we love the hobby so much. Read the full review here. Read More

 
 Audiovalve Baldur 70 Amplifier Reviewed

Audiovalve Baldur 70 Amplifier Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

You know what you need? That's right, large format German tube amps. Packing 70 Watts per channel, the Audiovalve Baldur are the pinnacle of audiophile esoterica. God knows what this stuff sells for on Audiogon.com but its sure is cool looking. Check out the full Ken Kessler review here. Read More

 
 Ayre AX-7 Power Amp Reviewed

Ayre AX-7 Power Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Packed with a George Cardas burn-in disc, this Ayre AX-7 power amp is what audiophile dreams are made of. With American craftsmanship and the heart and soul of founder, Charles Hansen, behind the product its the kind of gear that makes Ken Kessler want to learn to love America all over again. Read More

 
T+A V-10 Amplifier Reviewed

T+A V-10 Amplifier Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

T+A has been making tubes since 1984 and that will woo the likes of Ken Kessler to your front door for a full feature review. With incredible industrial design and more power than you get from the SET set - Kenny likes it. Read the whole review here. Read More

 
Copland CSA 29 Integrated Amp Reviewed

Copland CSA 29 Integrated Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

With Mark Levinson's Cello only living as a restaurant today - Copland is one of the closest matches to the legendary brand. Packing a slick look and an ultra-smooth sound - this audiophile-only product is worth seeking out. Read a full Ken Kessler Copland CSA 29 Integrated Amp review here. Read More