Category: Amplifiers

Adcom GFA-565SE High Current Power Amplifier by Greg Voth

November 6, 2023

    Like it says in this Adcom amp’s instruction manual, read the manual first. Had I not, there was a chance, albeit small, that I’d have only heard the left channel of the new [Read More]

Aric Audio Super 6SN7 Linestage Preamplifier by Mike Wright

October 20, 2023

  I had an exciting encounter at AXPONA this past April. I was going over some of the rooms I had been by and exchanging thoughts with one of my pals when a gentleman I [Read More]

Vera-Link Wireless Amplifiers by Greg Voth

September 17, 2023

  I just love this time of the year! I received delivery of a 4 TB SSD drive to expand my newly acquired 32-bit Memory Player’s library in the best way possible, a pair of [Read More]

Return of Enleum; High-Efficiency Addition by David Abramson

September 4, 2023

    The return of Enleum. The revenge? No. No need; it never lost and wasn’t wronged. It was more like regret. Yes. Regret of Enleum. I told designer extraordinaire Soo In and dealer/distributor extraordinaire Rob Fritz I [Read More]

LSA HyperDrive-2 Hybrid Stereo Preamplifier/Headphone Amp by Greg Voth

August 14, 2023

    I’ve been interested in some hands-on time with the LSA HyperDrive 2 Hybrid Stereo preamplifier/headphone amp since its introduction by Walter Liederman’s earlier this year. This handsome “hybrid” unit has a tube [Read More]

Enleum Amp-23R stereo amplifier by David Abramson

December 1, 2022

One of those (exalted) boxes… The Enleum Amp-23R is one of those boxes that come along every now and again, tumbling in headlong upon a wave of 5-star reviews and heady praise from seemingly all [Read More]

Benchmark Media Systems AHB2 Amplifiers by Don Shaulis

October 8, 2022

It wasn’t a dark and stormy night when I sat down to start writing this review. It was the first day of summer with a predicted temperature of 104F and many hotter days to follow. [Read More]

SPL Performer s1200 stereo amplifier by Terry London

March 27, 2022

    I have participated in the high-end audio hobby for close to five decades. The great majority of that time was spent as a passionate audiophile pursuing the finest equipment to put in my [Read More]

Parasound JC5 Stereo Amplifier by Greg Simmons

March 21, 2022

    They’re Coming…and They’re Mean! Any minute now, there’s going to be a violent pounding on the door, a torch-wielding mob, or maybe a brick with a threatening note crashing through the living room [Read More]

The Schiit Audio Loki Mini+ Tone Control Unit by Paul Szabady

October 26, 2021

    Ever since the mid-1970s, the presence of tone controls on a home audio component has been a tell-tale sign that the component had no aspirations to ultimate fidelity. Given the ever-evolving pursuit of [Read More]

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