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Bryston 4B³ (Cubed) Stereo Amplifier Review Roundup

Highly capable, highly recommended.

Bryston 4B3 Stereo Power Amplifier in white, front view

Consenus

The audiophile reviewers could find very little to complain about. All were impressed with its sound quality and musicality, most notably its bass. Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading. // Define the slot itself, register it and fetch an ad. googletag.cmd.push(function() { var slot = googletag.defineSlot('/1003891/_between_article', [['fluid'],[640,480]], 'div-gpt-ad-in-article') .setTargeting('test', 'infinitescroll') .addService(googletag.pubads()); googletag.pubads().enableLazyLoad(); var div = document.createElement('div'); div.id = slot.getSlotElementId(); // auto-generated by GPT document.body.appendChild(div); // Call display() to register the slot as ready and fetch an ad. googletag.display(slot); });

Critics Reviews (Around the Web)

The Marantz CD60 CD Player has me very impressed out of the gate but will it seal the deal with pricier amplification and loudspeakers? Stay tuned. Read full review →
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I recently had the opportunity to try the Meze Elite thanks to Todd the Vinyl Junkie and jumped at the chance. I found TTVJ years ago while looking for sleeves and enzyme cleaner for my record collection. Since then he has expanded to carry a lot of great gear for both headphone and turntable enthusiasts.  If you are reading this, chances are good TTVJ has something for you in their catalog of products. Read full review →
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Can $2,799 buy you a reference quality loudspeaker in 2022? Indeed it can. Meet the PSB Synchrony B600 Loudspeakers. Read full review →
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The Sonus faber Omnia Wireless Loudspeaker has arrived and the Naim Mu-so finally has a very worthy competitor. Read full review →
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Pic Mod Pods Read full review →
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As you might imagine we get bombarded with requests to review gear constantly.  We try and sift through and find the ones we think our readers will have the most interest in and focus on those. One such example is YOBYBO that recently offered to send TWS models for review.    Read full review →
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Does the Topping A90 Headphone Amplifier live up to the hype? Or is your money better spent elsewhere? Believe the hype. Read full review →
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The $1,699 Schiit Audio Ragnarok 2 Integrated Amplifier plays in the sandbox with some heavy hitters. Does its headphone amplifier make it better? Read full review →
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If your budget for a new turntable can stretch to $1,000, the Pro-Ject Debut PRO Turntable is definitely the one to buy. Read full review →
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Our Final Conclusion

Highly capable, highly recommended.

Product Overview

June 25, 2022 - The Vandersteen 1Ci loudspeakers are not old enough to qualify as vintage audio (give them another 12 years and they will) but these American-made floorstanders are almost 8 years old at this point and still very much in demand. So much so that something new has dropped. The Vandersteen 1C were available back in 1996 so the earliest versions of the speaker are almost as old as the generation who probably need to listen to...

MSRP:
$5695
Type:
Amplifiers
Released:
Jan 1, 2016
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Our Reviews

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Bookshelf Speakers

Can $2,799 buy you a reference quality loudspeaker in 2022? Indeed it can. Meet the PSB Synchrony B600 Loudspeakers.

Sonus faber Omnia Table-top Wireless Speaker Sonus faber Omnia Table-top Wireless Speaker

Reviews

The Sonus faber Omnia Wireless Loudspeaker has arrived and the Naim Mu-so finally has a very worthy competitor.

Topping A90 Headphone Amplifier and D90 DAC in Silver Topping A90 Headphone Amplifier and D90 DAC in Silver

Headphone Amps

Does the Topping A90 Headphone Amplifier live up to the hype? Or is your money better spent elsewhere? Believe the hype.

Schiit Audio Ragnarok 2 Power Amplifier Schiit Audio Ragnarok 2 Power Amplifier

Amplifiers

The $1,699 Schiit Audio Ragnarok 2 Integrated Amplifier plays in the sandbox with some heavy hitters. Does its headphone amplifier make it better?

Pro-Ject Audio Debut Pro Turntable Pro-Ject Audio Debut Pro Turntable

Reviews

If your budget for a new turntable can stretch to $1,000, the Pro-Ject Debut PRO Turntable is definitely the one to buy.

UE 5 Pro IEM Pair UE 5 Pro IEM Pair

Earbuds & In-Ear Headphones

Are the $499 UE Pro 5 Custom IEMs a good investment? We take a deeper dive.

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