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The HiFi Rose RA180 Integrated Amp Looks Wacky For a Reason The HiFi Rose RA180 Integrated Amp Looks Wacky For a Reason The HiFi Rose RA180 is a 4CH integrated amp that can be bi-amped for 200 watts x 4 or bridged to deliver 400 watts per channel x2 for the ultimate audiophile experience using the latest GaNFET devices.
NAD M23 Master Series Stereo Amplifier Test Report NAD M23 Master Series Stereo Amplifier Test Report The NAD M23 is a 200wpc stereo amp that utilizes the SOTA Class D Purifi 1ET400A reference design to push the envelope of performance and efficiency. Is this the best measuring amp in our 23+ year history?
Starke Sound Fiera4 4 Channel Amplifier Benchmark Test Results Starke Sound Fiera4 4 Channel Amplifier Benchmark Test Results The Starke Sound Fiera4 is an exciting new four channel Class D amplifier. It provides plenty of power (130wpcx4) to juice your home theater in a light weight and energy efficient package. Read on.
NAD’s C 389 Integrated Amp Delivers Streaming and Dirac for Less NAD’s C 389 Integrated Amp Delivers Streaming and Dirac for Less NAD's new C 389 integrated amp offers much of the performance of the C 399 for 25% less money. The $1,500 amp delivers 130 watts of Hypex UcD power, and uses the same ESS Sabre DAC and a DIRAC path.
Mark Levinson Celebrates 50 Years in Audio; New $50K Amp & NC Headphones Mark Levinson Celebrates 50 Years in Audio; New $50K Amp & NC Headphones This year marks 50 years of Mark Levinson. The brand is celebrating with the № 5909 ANC Bluetooth headphones ($999) & a limited-edition monoblock amplifier, the ML-50 for $50,000/pair! Read on.
NAD’s Classic Series C 399 Integrated Amp Delivers Masters Series Tech For Less NAD’s Classic Series C 399 Integrated Amp Delivers Masters Series Tech For Less NAD’s new Classic Series C 399 integrated amp ($1,999) delivers 180 watts of nCore amplification and features tech previously found only in the brand’s more expensive Masters Series amps. Read on.
The Peachtree Audio GaN400: A New Breed of Class D Amplification The Peachtree Audio GaN400: A New Breed of Class D Amplification Peachtree Audio’s GaN400 stereo power amp ($3,000) blazes new trails for Class D amplification. The amp uses cutting-edge GaNFET transistors in its output stage, delivering a massive 400wpc! Read on.
Marantz MODEL 40n: The perfect Integrated Amplifier for a Streaming World? Marantz MODEL 40n: The perfect Integrated Amplifier for a Streaming World? Marantz MODEL 40n Integrated Amplifier with Spotify Connect, AppleMusic, Pandora, Tidal, AirPlay2, HEOS, and HDMI with ARC with 70wpc class AB in an all-in-one flagship worthy of the Marantz heritage.
NAD’s New Streaming Amps Are Small In Size But Big On Features NAD’s New Streaming Amps Are Small In Size But Big On Features NAD releases two new integrated amps. The M10V2 adds Dolby Digital processing and tweaked amplifier performance & the C700 streaming integrated amp let's you easily add speakers for a simple setup.
Cambridge Audio’s Evo Streaming Amps Deliver Great Design and All-In-One Convenience Cambridge Audio’s Evo Streaming Amps Deliver Great Design and All-In-One Convenience The Cambridge Audio Evo 75 ($2,250) and Evo 150 ($3,000) are compact, Class D streaming amps that aim to deliver audiophile performance from a “lifestyle” all-in-one package.