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Onkyo M-5000R Power Amplifier First Look 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.
Emotiva PMA-7350 7-Channel Amplifier First Look Emotiva PMA-7350 7-Channel Amplifier First Look The PMA-7350 - a seven channel, 350 watts per channel monster of an amp is the flagship in Emotiva's new Pro line. The PMA-7350 has a massive 3.3kVA toroidal transformer that is stable into 4 ohms.
Emotiva UPA-7 Seven Channel Power Amplifier Review Emotiva UPA-7 Seven Channel Power Amplifier Review Dollar for dollar, pound for pound, a better seven channel amplifier than the Emotiva UPA-7 does NOT exist on the market. This is a safe purchase and a highly recommended one!
Onkyo PA-MC5500 9 Channel THX Amplifier First Look Onkyo PA-MC5500 9 Channel THX Amplifier First Look The THX Certified PA-MC5500 has 9 channels of amplification rated at 150 watts at 8 ohms driving a single channel into 1kHz. At a paltry $1699 MSRP, the PA-MC5500 has plenty of power for most systems.
AudioControl Savoy G3 Amplifier First Look AudioControl Savoy G3 Amplifier First Look The Savoy G3 amp is a beast at 54 pounds which is even more impressive when you consider it employs a class H design. AudioControl claims over 200 Watts per channel into 8 ohms, all 7 channels driven.
Integra DTA-70.1 THX Certified Amplifier First Look Integra DTA-70.1 THX Certified Amplifier First Look When you consider that the Integra DTA-70.1 has received THX's Ultra2 rating, its a sure bet there are loyal Integra/Onkyo fans that can't wait to get their hands (and ears) on this 50 lbs beast.
NAD M2 Direct Digital Amplifier Preview NAD M2 Direct Digital Amplifier Preview The NAD M2 Direct Digital Amplifier is really sort of a hybrid. It is a traditional amp with non-traditional inputs. It is an integrated amp in spirit but doesn't have all the functionality.
Seymour AV Ice Block 5001 500watt Monoblock Amplifier Review Seymour AV Ice Block 5001 500watt Monoblock Amplifier Review It's not hard to see that I'm impressed with the Seymour AV Ice Block 5001 500watt Monoblock Amplifier. It has plenty of power, great aesthetics, and near perfect functionality.
Emotiva UPA-2 Stereo Amplifier Review Emotiva UPA-2 Stereo Amplifier Review The Emotiva UPA-2 Stereo Amplifier is an incredible solution to turn a $500 AV receiver into a real powerhouse - and for FAR less money than it would cost to buy a comparable quality flagship product.
Axiom Audio A1400-8 Digital Multi-Channel Amplifier Review Axiom Audio A1400-8 Digital Multi-Channel Amplifier Review Axiom Audio has redefined performance expectations of Class D amplifiers with their A1400-8. Sporting 200 watts per channel all channels driver, this amp is a real space saver.