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Decware SE84C+ Zen Triode Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Decware SE84C+ Zen Triode Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

By Andrew Robinson

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Going a different route with their amp, Decware's SE84C+ is a single ended triode amp with, wait for it... 2.3 watts into 4 ohms. That jumps to a whopping five watts in bridged mode. But as Andrew Robinson finds, power isn't everything in the world of single ended tubes. Read More

 
NAD C 725BEE Stereo Receiver Reviewed

NAD C 725BEE Stereo Receiver Reviewed

By Jim Swantko

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Reviewer Jim Swantko said the NAD C 725BEE "lived up to the musically meaningful torture test, earning top sonic grades." When playing an acoustic, live CD, the NAD "could make the highs sparkle and capture the three-dimensionality of the acoustic setting" which left him "captivated." Read More

 
McIntosh MC275 Stereo Power Amplifier Reviewed

McIntosh MC275 Stereo Power Amplifier Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars
 

Still built in upstate New York, McIntosh is one of the most famous and respected audiophile brands in the US. The MC275 tube amp is a redux of one of their original models from back in 1961. Read More

 
AMC CVT 3030 Integrated Amp Reviewed

AMC CVT 3030 Integrated Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

Sporting 30-watts for each of its channels, the CVT 3030 from AMC is under $1,000, but performs like it costs much, much more. Is it enough to give the big boys a run for their money? We find out in this Ken Kessler review. Read More

 
Beam Echo Tube Amp Reviewed

Beam Echo Tube Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

It's a name from the past, but with 30 watts, an incredible frequency response, and an impressively low THD for a tube amp, the DL7-35's performance belies its 40th anniversary status. Read More

 
NVA AP50 Amp Reviewed

NVA AP50 Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

Skipping all the extraneous and focusing just on the sound is what NVA is all about. The AP50 has 50 watts and a scaled down aesthetic that is sure to please the purist. We take it for a spin and check it out. Read More

 
NuForce Icon / S1 Amplifier Reviewed

NuForce Icon / S1 Amplifier Reviewed

By Brian Kahn

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

NuForce is one of the newest high end players in the audiophile game with a line up of Class-D "switching" amps that run cool and are small in size. This book-sized amp can put out a small amount of power but is perfect for desktop and other small audio applications. Read more here. Read More

 
Krell KAV-300i Integrated Amp reviewed

Krell KAV-300i Integrated Amp reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Known for their blisteringly powerful amps, the idea of a small, integrated amp isn't something most would expect. Rated at 150 watts per channel, though, is more like it. Big power, small size, we're intrigued. Read More

 
Audio Note Conquest Amp Reviewed

Audio Note Conquest Amp Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

Big tubes are the name of the game with the Conquest Amp from Audio Note. It's British-built, and even though its only rated at 18 watts per, it has some amazing performance as we find out in our full review here. Read More

 
Audio Research Reference 600 Power Amps Reviewed

Audio Research Reference 600 Power Amps Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
5 Stars
 

This amp means serious business. If the massive size didn't give it away, maybe the VU meters did. It's a tube amp, but its rated at upwards of 600 watts, depending on the speakers. Interested yet? You should be because these tube amps are the state of the art performers. Read More