Analog Reviews

Accuphase E-260 premium
The latest 200 series amplifier in Accuphase's long and successful range of integrated amplifiers.
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Analog Domain M75D and M75P premium
Both the M75D integrated and M75P power amp are fast-paced and articulate, highly detailed, incredibly rhythmic and dynamic and lifelike, with power to spare.
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Anthem STR preamplifier and power amplifier premium
Encased in a simple but robust cabinet, the STR series has refreshingly different looks, but these components also distinguish themselves from the masses in terms of sound.
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Audio Aero TransTRAC Hybrid tube/transistor poweramp premium
Audio Aero TransTRAC compared to Jadis JA30
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Audio GD R8 DAC, Master 1 preamp, Master 3 power amp, and Magna Hifi ACSS cables – part 1 premium
Designed and built in China, Audio GD products provide serious competition for much higher priced European or American gear. Part 1 contains the introduction, info about Magna Hifi and a description of the performance of the complete Audio GD system.
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Audio GD R8 DAC, Master 1 preamp, Master 3 power amp, and Magna Hifi ACSS cables – part 2 premium
Part 2 focuses on the individual performances of the Master 1 preamp and Master 3 power amp.
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Audio GD R8 DAC, Master 1 preamp, Master 3 power amp, and Magna Hifi ACSS cables – part 3 premium
Part 3 focuses on the individual performance of the R8 DAC and wraps it up.
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21 December 2009
Audio Physic Strada Mono Switching Power Amps premium
In spite of their switching nature, these Audio Physics don't sound "digital"
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Audio Technica AT-HS10 and Ortofon LH 2000 Turntable Headshells premium
Phono cartridges can make or break a turntable, but the headshell also has a not inconsiderable influence on the sound.
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25 February 2017
Audio Technica ATN150MLX and Shure M97xE MM Phono Cartridges premium
Although both cartridges really are excellent, I am most surprised by the affordable Shure M97xE, and this cartridge is the main reason for writing this review.
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AvantGarde Uno G2 with Ayon, Viva and VAIC amps premium
Highly revealing speakers that are capable of pure magic when matched with the right cables and electronics
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Ayon Orbis tube preamp – Mini Review premium
Physically huge preamp with solid operation and powerful sound
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23 November 2018
Ayon Scorpio and S-3 Junior – part 1 premium
The Scorpio has a pleasant ripeness but without sounding warm. In fact, it sounds purer and more lifelike than various other tube amps that I tried. It is my new reference in its price class, and considerably beyond.
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23 November 2018
Ayon Scorpio and S-3 Junior – part 2 premium
The Scorpio has a pleasant ripeness but without sounding warm. In fact, it sounds purer and more lifelike than various other tube amps that I tried. It is my new reference in its price class, and considerably beyond.
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Ayon Spirit III Integrated Amplifier premium
The Spirit III makes music in a manner that makes it impossible to listen to passively, highly energetic, dynamic and powerful, with articulate, fast and very solid bass to make for a delivery that is instantly infectious.
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13 December 2017
Ayre VX-5 Twenty premium
The VX-5 Twenty is a beauty to look at and it delivers the most refined sound that I have heard from any solid state amplifier so far.
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B&W 800D premium
The iconic 800D is compared to its smaller brother Nautilus 804, the Magnepan MG3.6R, and the Synthese Floating 2
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Benz MC Gold, ACE L and ACE LH – Mini Review premium
MC Gold Used with: Michell Tecnodeck and Tecno Arm MC Gold is Benz’ most affordable product, and it seems to offer good value for money, but it is no substitute for the brand’s dearer cartridges. Both ACE L and ACE SH have significantly better tracking which results in clearer “S”es, especially with older, more worn records. […]
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