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Welcome to the world of power amps. Below and on the additional pages, you will find hundreds of reviews of audiophile grade power amps, including everything from affordable integrated amps to the most expensive tube and solid state amps. You'll absolutely be able to find the right amp for your floorstanding speakers or your bookshelf speakers. These pages of reviews cover every brand you could want: Audio Research, Krell, Mark Levinson, Cello, McIntosh, and dozens more.

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Home Theater Review's Best of 2015 Awards

Home Theater Review's Best of 2015 Awards

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
0 Stars
 

It's that time of year again--time for the HomeTheaterReview.com staff to pick the products that we feel represent the best of the best from all of our 2015 reviews. We've covered a variety of categories and price points. See if your faves made the list. Read More

 
Paradigm Premium Wireless Series PW AMP Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Paradigm Premium Wireless Series PW AMP Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

By Dennis Burger

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Paradigm has thrown its support behind the DTS Play-Fi wireless multi-room audio platform with the introduction of the new Premium Wireless Series. Dennis Burger reviews the PW AMP, a small stereo amplifier that features Play-Fi and Anthem Room Correction. Read More

 
Pro-ject Audio Systems MaiA Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Pro-ject Audio Systems MaiA Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

By Greg Handy

Overall Rating
5 Stars
 

Greg Handy reviews the micro-sized MaiA from Pro-Ject Audio Systems, a fully featured integrated amplifier/DAC/streamer that costs just $499. Read More

 
Pass Labs X250.8 Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Pass Labs X250.8 Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

By Terry London

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Terry London reviews the X250.8 Class AB stereo amplifier from Pass Labs, a 100-pound beauty that's rated at 250 watts into eight ohms. Read More

 
Parasound Halo Integrated 2.1-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

Parasound Halo Integrated 2.1-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

By Dennis Burger

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Dennis Burger reviews Parasound's $2,495 Halo Integrated amplifier, which combines a number of worthy features in one attractive, well-built chassis. Read More

 
First Watt SIT 2 Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

First Watt SIT 2 Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

By Terry London

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Terry London explores the SIT 2 stereo amplifier from Nelson Pass' First Watt lab. This $5,000 Class A solid-state amp uses a Static Induction Transistor to produce some of the sonic characteristics of SET tube amplifiers. Read More

 
Rogue Audio Pharaoh Tube Hybrid Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Rogue Audio Pharaoh Tube Hybrid Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

By Greg Handy

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Greg Handy reviews the Pharaoh integrated amplifier from Rogue Audio, which combines a tube preamp with a Hypex Class D amplifier and adds a tube headphone amp for good measure. How does this $3,500 integrated amp perform? Follow the link to find out. Read More

 
Yamaha A-S2100 Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Yamaha A-S2100 Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

By Bob Barrett

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Bob Barrett explores the A-S2100 integrated amplifier from Yamaha's HiFi component line. This $3,999 90-wpc integrated amp has exceptional build quality and can accommodate a variety of sources. How does it perform? Read on to find out... Read More

 
Perla Audio Signature 50 Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Perla Audio Signature 50 Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

By Terry London

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

In the last year, several of my friends--whose "golden ears" I trust regarding which pieces of stereo gear produce superlative musical performance--came back from both the Newport Show and the Las Vegas T.H.E. Show raving about the virtues of the... Read More

 
Parasound 275 v.2 Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Parasound 275 v.2 Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

By Brian Kahn

Overall Rating
5 Stars
 

Brian Kahn was recently on the hunt for a stereo amplifier to use with his audio distribution system. His search led him to the $595 Parasound 275 v.2, which delivered everything he needed and more. Read More