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Stereo preamps are known for being the audiophile component that is responsible to raising and lowering volume as well as switching analog inputs. In the old days, many stereo preamps also had phono stages but today's more cutting edge preamps have HDMI switching for video, subwoofer outputs, digital audio inputs and streaming features like Apple's Airplay. To keep up on the latest in stereo preamps enjoy this new archive below on stereo preamps. Click here to read a full archive of audiophile grade stereo preamps from top brands like Krell, Mark Levinson, Benchmark, Audio Research, Pass Labs, Decware, VTL, Lamm and many others. Read the full review archive on this HomeTheaterReview.com page.

Outlaw Audio Introduces the RR2160 Retro Receiver

Outlaw Audio Introduces the RR2160 Retro Receiver

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Outlaw Audio has introduced an upgrade to its classic two-channel RR2150 Retro receiver. The new RR2160 adds network features like DLNA streaming and Internet radio, as well as hi-res audio and HD Radio support--plus an updated phono input. The RR2160... Read More

 
Integra Introduces DTM-7 Network Stereo Receiver

Integra Introduces DTM-7 Network Stereo Receiver

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Integra has added a network stereo receiver to its lineup. The new DTM-7 is rated at 100 watts per channel and is loaded with connection options, including four HDMI, one USB, three digital audio (two optical/one coaxial), and three analog... Read More

 
McIntosh Debuts New Stereo Preamp and Phono Preamp

McIntosh Debuts New Stereo Preamp and Phono Preamp

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McIntosh has introduced a new stereo preamp and phono preamp. The D1100 (shown right, $7,000) is a digital preamp with an eight-channel, 32-bit DAC. It boasts nine digital inputs, including a USB input that accepts 32-bit/384-kHz signals and supports DSD64,... Read More

 
Emotiva Introduces Entry-Level BasX Line of Preamps and Amps

Emotiva Introduces Entry-Level BasX Line of Preamps and Amps

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Emotiva has introduced a new entry-level lineup of preamps and amps priced between $199 and $599. The new BasX line includes a stereo preamp/tuner, a tuner/stereo amplifier, an integrated amplifier, two- to seven-channel amplifiers, a 7.1-channel AV preamp, and an... Read More

 
Yamaha to Add Amp and Preamp to Its MusicCast Lineup

Yamaha to Add Amp and Preamp to Its MusicCast Lineup

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In August, Yamaha will add a stereo amplifier and preamplifier to its lineup of MusicCast-enabled products. MusicCast is a multi-room audio platform that allows you to wirelessly stream your personal audio sources and a variety of streaming services around the... Read More

 
Mark Levinson Unveils No. 526 Dual-Mono Preamp

Mark Levinson Unveils No. 526 Dual-Mono Preamp

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At CES, Harman's Mark Levinson brand announced and demonstrated the new No. 526 dual-mono preamplifier, which features a hi-res DAC and an integrated photo stage. The preamp has five analog ins, six digital ins (including asynchronous USB and AES/EBU balanced),... Read More

 
Pass Labs Shipping New Xs Phono Preamplifier

Pass Labs Shipping New Xs Phono Preamplifier

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Pass Labs announces the release of the new flagship Xs Phono preamplifier, which carries an MSRP of $45,000. We could try to explain all the design elements that lead to the lofty pricetag of this dual-chassis, dual-mono phono stage, but... Read More

 

Emotiva to Show Off New Emersa Product Line at CES

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At next month's Consumer Electronics Show, Emotiva will launch the new Emersa product line, designed to offer high performance at real-world prices. The lineup includes the EMP-1 7.1-channel AV preamp ($899, shown here), the EPA-1 stereo preamp ($599) with optional... Read More

 
McIntosh Unveils a Trio of Stereo Preamps

McIntosh Unveils a Trio of Stereo Preamps

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McIntosh has announced a trio of new two-channel preamps. The premium model is the two-chassis C1100 (shown, right), which consists of an independent controller unit and a preamp powered by 12 vacuum tubes. Each chassis will carry an asking price... Read More

 
New INT-60 and INT-250 Integrated Amps From Pass Labs

New INT-60 and INT-250 Integrated Amps From Pass Labs

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Pass Labs announced two new integrated stereo amplifiers at last week's CES: the 60-watt INT-60 and 250-watt INT-250. Both models feature four line-level inputs, a line-level output, and two pairs of Furutech speaker binding posts. Pricing and availability have not... Read More