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Feb 13, 1989

Valfet Audio Power Amplifier Reviewed

The Audio Power Amp from Valfet doesn't look like any other amp on the market. It's a massive black cube with tubes inside, rated at 75-watts in Class A mode, or 200-watts into Class B. Read a rare review of this classic power amp. Continue Reading
Valfet Audio Power Amplifier Reviewed

Feb 13, 1989

Radford MA50 Renaissance Class-A Power Amp Reviewed

Unlike the more ostentatious designs from other companies, the MA 50 Renaissance goes about its Class-A business in a simple cabinet. Like all Class A amps, it runs hot, a sign of the all-on, all-the-time performance under the hood. Continue Reading
Radford MA50 Renaissance Class-A Power Amp Reviewed

Feb 13, 1989

Beard Audio BB100 Tube Power Amp

Sporting 18 tubes sprouting from its metal chassis like stalagmites, the BB100 amp from Beard Audio has a big (for a tube amp) 50-watts per channel. It's a full dual-mono design, and take it for an extended evaluation. Continue Reading
Beard Audio BB100 Tube Power Amp

Feb 13, 1989

Counterpoint SA-12 Power Amp Reviewed

"Budget" audiophile products are often met with caution, and justifiably so, but the SA-12 amp from Counterpoint needs no such caution. It's a 100-watt tube/solid state hybrid amp, and it's a doozy. Counterpoint was even once featured on The Price is Right before going out of business. Continue Reading
Counterpoint SA-12 Power Amp Reviewed

Feb 13, 1989

Air Tight ATC-1 Preamp and ATM-1 Power Amp Reviewed

The ATC-1 was Airtight's first preamp introduced to the US and UK markets. With one of the most gloriously lush and musical presentations this side of Jadis, the ATC-1 delivers that tube sound without the tube noise. Continue Reading
Air Tight ATC-1 Preamp and ATM-1 Power Amp Reviewed

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