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Emotiva mini-X a-100 Stereo Flex Amp Preview With the Emotiva mini-X a-100 Stereo Flex Amp having 60 watts at 8-ohms, 80 at 4-ohms, the a-100 looks to be the perfect amp for the Audioholic with difficult to drive speakers in their office/Zone 2.
Orb Audio Booster Mini Amplifier Preview The Orb Audio Booster Mini Amplifier looks to be a dynamite little product. We're constantly looking for good recommendations for office setups and the Booster Mini Amp looks to fit the bill nicely.
Pass Labs XP-30 Preamplifier Preview Pass Laboratories introduced its new 3-chassis XP-30 Preamp, the flagship to its XP line or preamplifiers. The triple-chassis structure allows the XP-30 to function as a modular preamplifier.
Bob Carver Cherry 180 and Black Beauty Tube Amplifiers Preview Bob Carver has just partnered up with home automation pioneer Bob Farinelli to form Bob Carver LLC this year. Their first two products, the Cherry 180 and Black Beauty Tube Amplifiers look awesome.
Bryston BHA-1 Headphone Amplifier Preview Bryston showed off its new BHA-1 headphone amplifier which is slated to hit dealers in time for Christmas orders in Q4. The BHA-1's claim to fame is its fully discreet dual mono Class-A design.
Anthem Statement M1 1000W Mono Amplifier Preview After seeing Anthem's new Statement M1 1000W behemoth I may just may start using mono amps again. The M1 is engineered to produce a ridiculous amount of RMS and peak power - even from a 15A/120V line.
Crestron PROAMP-7X400 "PROCISE" Amplifier First Look The Crestron PROAMP-7X400 "PROCISE" amplifier is an 108lbs behemoth that is designed to work perfectly with your Crestron PSPHD "PROCISE" surround processor.
McIntosh Labs MC601 Monoblock Amplifier Preview McIntosh announced the debut of a new MC601 amplifier sporting Thermal Track output transistors that allow for cooler, more efficient operation, and 600 watts per channel.
Pass Labs Concept Amplifiers Preview Pass Labs' new Concept Amplifiers are high-bias, Class A, monoblock models employing the company's acclaimed Ultra-Symmetry circuit. The larger Concept amp has 300 watts per channel, the smaller 200.
Onkyo M-5000R Power Amplifier First Look Do we need the Onkyo M-5000R amplifier? Probably not. Do we want one? Oh yeah, you bet. While $2500 a pop isn't chump change, in the world of high end amplifiers, it isn't too bad.