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Naim Audio NAIT XS3 Stereo Integrated Amplifier Review

Naim's latest integrated amplifier sounds better than ever – and brings back the phono stage too – says Jay Garrett…

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Chord Electronics Huei MM/MC Phono Preamplifier Review

With its funky glowing coloured spheres, Chord’s new Huei phono stage trips the light fantastic for analogue addicts. David Price goes for a spin…

Posted in: Hi-Fi Amplifiers Phono Preamplifiers Applause Awards 2019

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Linn Selekt DSM Katalyst with Integrated Amplifier Review

A feast for both the eyes and ears, the swish new Linn Selekt DSM single-box system is a sensory delight, says Mark Gusew…

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NAD Electronics C 658 BluOS Streaming DAC Review

With the C 658 BluOS Streaming DAC, NAD is back playing to its traditional strengths, thinks Andrew Baker…

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Mark Levinson ML5802 Integrated Amplifier Review

Does Mark Levinson’s new entry-level ML5802 amplifier for digital sources make the grade? Mark Gusew decides…

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Cambridge Audio Edge A Integrated Amplifier Review

To celebrate the 50th year of operations, Cambridge Audio has released a new Edge series of components. We take a look at the Edge A Integrated Amplifier.

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Anthem MRX-720 7.2 Channel ARC Genesis AV Receiver Review

We reviewed Anthem MRX-1120 two years ago, and while the AV Receiver range has not changed since, a series of free firmware upgrades have been released. So we jumped at the chance to review the smaller MRX-720 featuring ARC Genesis Room Correction.

Posted in: Home Theatre Amplifiers AV Receivers & Processors Applause Awards 2019

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Creek Audio Evolution 100A Integrated Amplifier Review

Britain's Creek Audio has established a reputation for producing high-performance, value for money Hi-Fi components. We take a closer look at its state-of-the-art, modular design Evolution 100A integrated amplifier.

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OAD Ultrafidelity UP1 Phono Preamplifier Review

If you want the very best from your vinyl playback and analog hi-fi system, then you're going to want to check out the Australian designed and manufactured UP1 Phono Stage from Open Audio Designs.

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Denon AVC-X6500H 11.2 Channel AV Surround Amplifier Review

We loved Denon's AVC-X8500H AV Amplifier so much when we reviewed it last year, so we just had to get the X6500H smaller sibling in to see just how it compared to the behemoth.

Posted in: Home Theatre Amplifiers AV Receivers & Processors

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Heschl Audio Labs HAL350 DAC Amplifier Review

Setting out to design, develop, and manufacturer a new amplifier today is much harder than you can imagine, especially when the market has thousands of excellent amplifiers already. What drives a person to create another one?

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Pro-Ject Phono Box S2 Phono Preamplifier Review

Never overlooking the value-for-money offerings on the Hi-Fi market in Australia, StereoNET takes a closer look at Pro-Ject's $280 compact phono preamplifier capable of bringing out the best of either MM or MC phono cartridges.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Amplifiers Phono Preamplifiers

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Pioneer VSX-LX303 9.2 Channel AV Receiver Review

Entry level AV Receivers can often leave a lot to be desired when it comes to sound quality. Pioneer often buck this trend however, and we see if its latest LX303 stacks up.

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Mark Levinson Nº585.5 Integrated Amplifier Review

Mark Levinson's Nº585.5 is the brand's new flagship integrated amplifier - a $33,995 statement masterpiece and we at StereoNET were of course, very keen to hear it in action.

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Yamaha RX-A3080 Aventage AV Receiver Review

While the RX-A3080 may be Yamaha’s flagship AVR coming in at $2,999, on price alone it could be classified more like a mid-range AVR. And indeed, that’s exactly what I had in mind, but as it so happens, I was wrong …

Posted in: Home Theatre Amplifiers AV Receivers & Processors Applause Awards 2019

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NAD Electronics M10 BluOS Streaming Amplifier Review

NAD Electronics' new M10 BluOS Streaming Amplifier is the latest addition to its 'Masters” range. Read on to discover why this release knocked the socks off both the reviewer and the editor!

Posted in: Hi-Fi Lifestyle Integration Amplifiers Integrated Amplifiers Applause Awards 2019

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Denon AVC-X8500H 13.2 Channel AV Amplifier Review

Denon has cooked up a storm with its latest AV Amplifier. How good? Read on to see if Denon's AVC-X8500H earns just one, or a trio of Michelin stars.

Posted in: Home Theatre Amplifiers AV Receivers & Processors Applause Awards 2018

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NAD Electronics T 758 V3 AV Receiver Review

NAD's T 758 AV Receiver was first released in 2011. Now in it's third evolution, read on to see just how good it really is and why it's received StereoNET's Best In Class Award - Under $2500, for 2017.

Posted in: Home Theatre Amplifiers AV Receivers & Processors Applause Awards 2017

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Audia Flight Three S Integrated Amplifier Review

The Flight Three S belongs to the entry level THREE series of components, designed for audiophiles with budgetary constraints. The CLASSIC is the middle tier, with STRUMENTO being the company’s state of the art for pre and power amplifiers.

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Dared Audio LP-100 Phono Preamplifier Review

Dared Audio entered the market in 1995 with a mission to design and manufacture affordable Hi-Fi equipment. The LP-100 is their flagship phono preamplifier.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Amplifiers Phono Preamplifiers

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Triode TRV-88SER Integrated Amplifier Review

Represented in Australia by Absolute Hi End, the Triode TRV-88SER Integrated Amplifier was offered for review as one of the best-selling amplifiers from the Triode range.

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AURALiC TAURUS and MERAK Pre-Power Review

In this article I review two models from AURALiC, the TAURUS Preamplifier and a pair of MERAK Monoblock power amplifiers. I decided to review these as a combination, as that is the way that they will often be used.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Amplifiers Power Amplifiers Preamplifiers

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Involve Audio Surround Master

The Surround Master from Involve Audio. This little piece of kit claims to be able to decode pretty much any type of stereo-encoded surround sound, into 2.0, 4.0, 4.1, 5.0 or 5.1 discrete channels of surround sound audio.

Posted in: Hi-Fi Home Theatre Technology Amplifiers AV Receivers & Processors

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Cambridge Audio ‘One’ Review

We took a closer look at this all-in-one music system from the respected UK Hi-Fi and Lifestyle audio brand.

Posted in: Lifestyle Amplifiers Integrated Amplifiers

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Richter Mystique Valve Amplifier

I don’t know what it is about Autumn. But I interpret something about the mellow season as an invitation to shelve my Krell KSA 50 solid state amplifier and take my McIntosh MC275 and Radford STA25 tube amps out of mothballs.

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