Amplifiers Reviews & News – everything electronic Thu, 15 Mar 2018 19:17:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 NAD MDC HDM-2 Upgrade Module Adds 4K HDMI Switching Wed, 13 Dec 2017 22:57:41 +0000
NAD Electronics announced the MDC HDM-2 upgrade module for their Masters M12, M32, C 368, C 388 , and C 390DD Modular Design Construction amplifiers. It adds HDMI switching with full support for UHD (4K) video pass through to a video monitor and audio capability. While no substitute for a full-blown AVR in a Home Theater setting, adding […]]]> 0
NAD C 268 Stereo Power Amplifier Thu, 05 Oct 2017 17:38:19 +0000
NAD Electronics introduced the C 268 stereo amplifier for audiophiles seeking versatility. It can be used in a traditional setup with a preamplifier, for biamping loudspeakers or as a slave amp. C 268 is even bridgeable to turn 80-watts x 2 into 300-watts x 1. NAD designers have shunned conventional power hungry linear power supplies […]]]> 0
NAD C 328 Integrated Amplifier Thu, 05 Oct 2017 15:02:21 +0000
NAD Electronics announced the new C 328 hybrid digital integrated amplifier designed for the music lover searching for a superb sounding amp that can master music sources, past and present. At $550, the affordable integrated amplifier aims to offer the best performance at its price point. 40-watt x 2 continuous power into 8 or 4 ohms […]]]> 0
OPPO HA-2SE Portable Headphone Amplifier and DAC Announced Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:36:28 +0000
OPPO Digital today introduced an updated version of the HA-2 portable headphone amplifier and DAC called the HA-2SE. The $300 device is engineered to enhance music playback from smartphones and portable music players. Featuring hybrid class AB amplification and a USB DAC, the HA-2SE offers high performance digital-to-analog conversion for Apple’s iPhone/iPod products, a wide […]]]> 0
NAD Debuts C 338, 368, 388 Hybrid Digital DAC Integrated Amplifiers Thu, 15 Sep 2016 02:36:47 +0000
NAD Electronics announced three new Hybrid Digital DAC Amplifiers, which include the budget-priced C 338 to the C 368 and C 388, which each add more power and future proof upgradability via their Modular Design Construction (MDC). All models supporting Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for streaming audio, but only the top two can use the aptX […]]]> 0
Rotel RA-1592 Stereo Integrated Amplifier Announced Tue, 17 May 2016 23:25:14 +0000
Rotel just introduced the RA-1592 stereo integrated amplifier, which combines elements of the RC-1590 preamplifier and RB-1582mk2 power amplifier into a sleek, single chassis design. The company says they have not cut corners. The RA-1592 implements a classic Class AB design with 200 watts per channel into 8 ohms, and features a rugged power supply […]]]> 0
NAD Announces M32 Direct Digital Amplifier Wed, 04 May 2016 22:42:57 +0000
NAD Electronics today introduced the Masters Series M32 Direct Digital Amplifier. It is an elegant, top-of-the-line, BluOS ready integrated amplifier with a host of features that offer maximum flexibility and excellent efficiency with reduced noise and distortion. M32 also includes a phono input and a dedicated headphone amplifier to accommodate music lovers of all kinds. […]]]> 0
Classe Sigma 2200i Integrated Amp Eliminates DAC Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:07:59 +0000
Classé Audio today announced the Sigma Series 2200i Stereo Integrated Amplifier, which combines preamp and power amp functions in a single chassis. It offers key features also found in the Sigma SSP like Ethernet for IP control and streaming, USB with both host and device connectors, HDMI switching, PEQ, Tone Control, Bass management and optional […]]]> 0
Simaudio MOON Neo ACE Appeals to Hi-res Audio Streamers Sat, 30 Jan 2016 13:00:00 +0000
MOON by Simaudio announced the MOON Neo ACE “All in One” Integrated Amplifier + Streaming Digital-to-Analog Converter. The company claims it offers the finest sound available and can do virtually anything expected of a high-performance audio component, but you still need to add the speakers. Simply hook up a pair of speakers, connect to the internet and you are […]]]> 0
Marantz HD-AMP1 Digital Integrated Amplifier Announced Tue, 05 Jan 2016 13:27:14 +0000
Marantz announced the HD-AMP1, an elegant compact digital integrated amplifier with USB-DAC engineered to the highest Marantz purist audiophile standards. Building on the success of last year’s HD-DAC1 Headphone Amplifier, the HD-AMP1 was created to serve at the center of a music system. This ultra-high quality amp delivers 2 x 70W from a special switching […]]]> 0