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Bel Canto e. One S300iu Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Bel Canto e. One S300iu Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

By Andrew Robinson

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

Digital, or Class D, amps offer efficient performance from a small cabinet. Bel Canto has mastered the design and performance with their e.One series. The S300 amp has 300 watts into 4 ohms. Read More

 
Bel Canto e.One S300 Power Amplifier Reviewed

Bel Canto e.One S300 Power Amplifier Reviewed

By Andrew Robinson

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Stereo amplifiers have been a staple since music went from single speakers to two-way back in the day. Over the years, we've seen stereo amplifiers go from simple, manageable black boxes to over-the-top, larger-than-thou space heaters for the home and... Read More

 
Bel Canto REF 1000M Mono Amplifier Reviewed

Bel Canto REF 1000M Mono Amplifier Reviewed

By Andrew Robinson

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Into 4 ohms, the REF 1000M from Bel Canto puts out 1000 watts. What's even more amazing is that it does it with a chassis that is only 8 inches wide. They also run cool and sound great. Andrew Robinson takes a pair for a spin. Read More

 
ROTEL RB-1092 Amplifier Reviewed

ROTEL RB-1092 Amplifier Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Rotel isn't the only amp company to use B&O's ICE amp chips (think: NuForce, Bel Canto and Wyred For Sound) but they bring a long lineage of audiophile history in taking a bright idea and making it sound really, really good. Read the Ken Kessler review on this page. Read More

 
Classe Audio CA-M400 Mono Amplifier Reviewed

Classe Audio CA-M400 Mono Amplifier Reviewed

By Jerry Del Colliano

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

While not the brand new, rack-cool-to-the-touch Classe CT-M600 monoblocks power amps, the Classe CT-M400 are enough power to rock nearly any speakers your audiophile aspirations can dream up. Classe' unbelievably good looking industrial design isn't just skin deep. Compare these amps with the best from Mark Levinson, Krell and beyond. Read More

 
Parasound Halo JC 1 Monaural Amplifier Reviewed

Parasound Halo JC 1 Monaural Amplifier Reviewed

By Andrew Robinson

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

As far as audiophile amp designers go - John Curl goes back to the roots of AV with the Mark Levinson JC-1. If you want some of Curl's latest designs you need to focus your attention on Parasound as they have cornered the market on his services and deliver them at a very fair price by audiophile standards. Read the Andrew Robinson review here. Read More

 
Arcam FMJ A18 Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Arcam FMJ A18 Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

British hifi manufacturer Arcam knows a thing or two about integrated amps, and at only $1,099 the FMJ A18 packs a lot into an inexpensive and small package. We check out if its 50 watts can hold its own. Read More

 
McIntosh MC501 Monaural Power Amplifier Reviewed

McIntosh MC501 Monaural Power Amplifier Reviewed

By Jim Swantko

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Ahh... the cult of McIntosh... To compare McIntosh to say Harley Davidson Motorcycles wouldn't be a stretch as both have serious followers willing to invest in time-tested performance. Read Jim Swantko's full review of these beefy mono amps here. Read More

 
Home Theater Review 2009 Best of Awards

Home Theater Review 2009 Best of Awards

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
0 Stars
 

Home Theater Review Editors have searched high and low, near and far, for the best products of 2009, from HDTVs to receivers, speakers to Blu-ray players, and more. Check to read the best in LED and LCD HDTV reviews here on HomeTheaterReview.com. Read More

 
Rotel RA-1520 Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Rotel RA-1520 Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

Integrated amps are great for those looking to get a little audiophile, without going all tubey. The RA-1520 from Rotel doesn't even have a screen, but has several analog and digital inputs. We test it out. Read More