Stereo Amplifier News
Simaudio has announced a follow-up to the highly thought of 600i with the V2 model that, of course, promises plenty of improvements.
Leema Acoustics’ new Pulse IV amplifier is being touted as the ideal ‘hub’ for contemporary music-listening with its turntable connectivity, Bluetooth playback and seven digital inputs.
In addition to 100 watts of McIntosh amplification the new MA5300, McIntosh’s smallest and most powerful solid-state design, offers digital connectivity including USB, a high-quality phono stage for connecting turntables and a high-performance...
Denon has added to their 'lifestyle', Design Series with a new and, very well networked, stereo amp.
Engineered for music lovers, the new Optoma NuForce STA120 stereo power amp aims to provide high quality audio in a slender chassis
For use in a strictly stereo music re-production system (or HiFi - to the old guard), an integrated amplifier includes all the audio inputs required for such a system including digital inputs and a phono stage for use with a turntable. The vast majority also include AM/FM tuners with some also offering DAB radio.
The key difference between the Integrated Amplifier and the Pre-Amplifier is the amplifiers which are included in the Integrated Amplifier. You will usually find two channels of amplification built-in, offering enough power to drive two fairly large speakers.
Popular brands include Cambridge Audio, Arcam, Denon, Meridian, Pioneer and Onkyo