Amplifier Reviews (240 Reviews)


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Jul 21, 2011

Mark Levinson No 532H Two Channel Amplifier Reviewed

Mark Levinson's new No 532H two channel amplifier ushers in a new aesthetic appearance for the company. Reviewer Andrew Robinson explores whether or not the sound quality has changed with the look. Continue Reading
Mark Levinson No 532H Two Channel Amplifier Reviewed

Jul 19, 2011

Krell Evolution 2250e Stereo Power Amplifier Reviewed

Krell are makers of high quality amplifiers with large price tags. Or are they? When Andrew Robinson tested out the Krell Evolution 2250e stereo amp, he found the expected quality but not the expected price tag. Continue Reading
Krell Evolution 2250e Stereo Power Amplifier Reviewed

Jul 18, 2011

Krell Evolution 3250e Three Channel Amplifier Reviewed

Krell has taken many of the technological advancements from the Krell 402e amplifier and used them in the more budget friendly Krell 3250e three channel amplifier, which has been a very successful according to Andrew Robinson. Continue Reading
Krell Evolution 3250e Three Channel Amplifier Reviewed

Jul 08, 2011

Integra DTA-70.1 Multi-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

With nine channels of amplification, the Integra DTA-70.1 multi-channel amplifier might seem like overkill but with the many ways that to utilize those channels that Integra has offered this amp can fit any system's purpose. Continue Reading
Integra DTA-70.1 Multi-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

Jul 07, 2011

Classe CA-5300 Five Channel Amplifier Reviewed

Andrew Robinson tool the Classe CA-2300 five channel amplifier with a spin and was more than impressed with how the CA-2300 amplifier handled each of the tests that he threw its way. Continue Reading
Classe CA-5300 Five Channel Amplifier Reviewed

Jun 30, 2011

Parasound Model 5250 v.2 Multi-channel Amplifier Reviewed

Andrew Robinson got the Parasound Model 5250 v.2 multi-channel amplifier in for review and put through its paces. What he found was an impressive multi-channel amp packaged in an affordable package that blows a few of its competitors away. Continue Reading
Parasound Model 5250 v.2 Multi-channel Amplifier Reviewed

Jun 14, 2011

Musical Fidelity M6 PRX Power Amplifier Reviewed

Brian Kahn introduced the Musical Fidelity M6 PRX power amplifier into his reference system and was rather impressed with the results. However, he did find a few things to be a problem with the amplifier. Continue Reading
Musical Fidelity M6 PRX Power Amplifier Reviewed

Apr 15, 2011

Onkyo PA-MC5500 Multi-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

A nine-channel amplifier is a rare thing, even in the multi-channel amplifier realm. The Onkyo PA-MC500 is such a thing. Reviewer Brian Kahn tests out the PA-MC500 and he definitely had a few issues to talk about Continue Reading
Onkyo PA-MC5500 Multi-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

Apr 04, 2011

Classe Delta Series CA-2300 Two-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

Once the Classé Delta Series CA-2300 Two-Channel Amplifier was hooked up to Andrew Robinson's system, he put it to the test. He was impressed with what he heard, but still had a problem with a few of the issues concerning the CA-2300 Continue Reading
Classe Delta Series CA-2300 Two-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

Dec 30, 2010

Classe' CT-M600 Monoblock Amplifier Reviewed

The Classe CT-M600s are the mono block amps of your dreams. Designed for audiophile systems as well as to run ice cold in an equipment rack - these amps serve both masters. Dr. Ken Taraszka takes a long listen to these audiophile world-beaters. Continue Reading
Classe' CT-M600 Monoblock Amplifier Reviewed

Dec 07, 2010

Krell Evolution 402e Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Krell is known for their big power output and stylish metal chassis. The new 402e stereo amp is the new big boy amp. The $18,500 amp has 370 watts for each of its channels, but sips only 2 watts in standby. See why this amp wins all the awards. Continue Reading
Krell Evolution 402e Stereo Amplifier Reviewed

Dec 06, 2010

Home Theater Review's 2010 Best of Home Theater Awards

The Editors of Home Theater Review have extensively searched, reviewed, and now chosen the best of the best home theater and audio gear, HDTVs and beyond. Click through for the winners in each category from the likes of Vizio, Samsung, Sharp and many others. Continue Reading
Home Theater Review's 2010 Best of Home Theater Awards

Nov 01, 2010

Krell S-300i Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Krell's S-300i combines a beefy Krell amplifier and a highly functional Krell preamp into one beautiful package. For $2,500, this integrated amp has 150 watts per channel, iPod connectivity, RS232 control and more. Jerry Del Colliano gladly takes it for a spin. Continue Reading
Krell S-300i Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

Oct 23, 2010

Krell Evolution 600 Mono Power Amplifier Reviewed

If there wasn't a Krell 900 Watt monoblock power amp - the Krell Evolution 600 amps would be the biggest, badest things on the planet. With enough Dan D'agostino designed spank to light up any Focal, Wilson or Magico speaker - these amps are what audiophile dreams are made of. Read the full review here. Continue Reading
Krell Evolution 600 Mono Power Amplifier Reviewed

Oct 11, 2010

Mark Levinson No 533H Multi-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

A few years back I reviewed the Mark Levinson No 433 multi-channel amplifier and called it "...a reference point... Continue Reading
Mark Levinson No 533H Multi-Channel Amplifier Reviewed

Jul 26, 2010

McIntosh MC-501 Mono Amplifier Reviewed

Iconic audiophile brand McIntosh has released a new monoblock amp with a whopping 500 watts. The MC-501 has McIntosh's green meters on black and chrome, complete with big knobs. Brian Kahn checks it out. Continue Reading
McIntosh MC-501 Mono Amplifier Reviewed

May 03, 2010

NuForce Reference 9 V3 Special Edition

The new Reference 9 V3 SE from NuForce is a Class D amp with 175 watts for each of its two channels into 8 ohms. Into 4 it's got 335. What's interesting is its compact cabinet and cool operation. Continue Reading
NuForce Reference 9 V3 Special Edition

Apr 12, 2010

Mark Levinson No 53 Hybrid Digital Power Amplifier Reviewed

The No. 53 amp from Mark Levinson is a hybrid digital design, and has an incredible 500 watts. The tower design is unlike most amplifiers, and is meant to be seen. Andrew Robinson gets a pair in for review. Continue Reading
Mark Levinson No 53 Hybrid Digital Power Amplifier Reviewed

Apr 01, 2010

Lexicon RX-7 Multi-Channel Power Amplifier Reviewed

Packing 200 watts for each of its seven channels, the RX-7 from Lexicon is a beefcake of an amp. Stylish design makes it nearly criminal to hide in a rack. Slotting in below the ZX-7 and above the GX-7, the $5,999 RX-7 has a lot to live up to. Continue Reading
Lexicon RX-7 Multi-Channel Power Amplifier Reviewed

Feb 05, 2010

Bel Canto e. One S300iu Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

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. Continue Reading
Bel Canto e. One S300iu Integrated Amplifier Reviewed

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