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Emotiva mini-X a-100

Emotiva mini-X a-100

“This review is based on matching the Mini X with Hifiman He-500 Headphones.     You may be reading this review, unsure what to make of this Amp, asking how can a cheap sub $200 amp offer the power needed for an expensive Headphone such as the Hifiman He-500?  If you have done your homework you will find this is the stereo amp everybody is...” --fluidz

100% Positive Reviews
Cary Audio SLI-80 (all versions)

Cary Audio SLI-80 (all versions)

“The Cary SLI-80 has been around in basically the same version since 1999. A consistent top seller it has earned a large following in the audiophile community as a convenient, simple and elegant one box device. Housing a pair of Class A/B1 Mono amps utilizing a quad of KT88 tubes in a Push/Pull configuration alongside a simple and effective pre-amp the SLI-80 presents a striking classic...” --longbowbbs

100% Positive Reviews
Fischer Audio Mystify

Fischer Audio Mystify

“ ****Note**** As always, these are strictly my opinions. I try to present these products as honestly as possible and try to describe them as best as possible. As always, YMMV.  ****NOTE****   FISCHER AUDIO MYSTIFY PORTABLE HEADPHONE AMP     SPEC’S:   Frequency “flatness”: +/- 0.5db Dynamic Range: 110 db Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.001% Intermodulation...” --LFF

100% Positive Reviews
Cary Audio CAD 805 Anniversary Edition

Cary Audio CAD 805 Anniversary Edition

“ These are the best power amps I have ever owned, I have had them nearly 8 years. I do need to move to a smaller house so they will have to go eventually but they are difficult to part with. I now go to Hi Fi shows and come away wanting nothing. These will spoil you, but they are not an in your face sound, very musically engaging, and they go loud with the right speakers, however you will be...” --malky

100% Positive Reviews
Cary Audio HH-1

Cary Audio HH-1

The new HH-1 headphone amplifier from Cary Audio is an all-new hybrid design, featuring a tube input stage feeding a single-ended MOSFET output stage. These MOSFETs were chosen as they have sonic characteristics very similar to tubes, and the entire amplifier operates fully in class-A at all output levels. It is extremely simple to connect and operate, featuring a pair of RCA input jacks and a...

Cary Audio Nighthawk

Cary Audio Nighthawk

The Nighthawk Headphone Amplifier is an all solid-state design, based on a new monolithic JFET device with exceptional sonic qualities. The combination of a well-designed front end and this Class A discrete complementary output stage yields tremendous speed and bandwidth for very accurate musical reproduction. The power supply is again designed with very low noise and over-spec’d parts...

Emotiva UPA-200

Emotiva UPA-200

UPA-200 represents a true breakthrough in audiophile-quality amplification. At last, a truly affordable stereo power amplifier that can satisfy the most discerning aficionado, and at the same, is affordable to anyone with a desire for real quality. Our advanced engineering and design techniques have resulted in an amazing new amplifier. Its rock solid performance and affordable price point...

Cary Audio Xciter

Cary Audio Xciter

Five (5) watts per channel in Class A Triode model (10 watts per channel KT-88's), integrated stereo amplifier, three (3) switched RCA stereo inputs per channel, sub woofer outputs one for each channel. Vacuum tubes in each channel consist of one (1) 12AX7A (dual triode) for the input gain and for the driver stage, and two (2) 6L6GC output power tubes. Filaments of the 12AX7A stages are...

Fischer Audio HA-02

Fischer Audio HA-02

Frequency range: 10Hz-20kHz Amplitude-frequency responce (AFR) irregularity within the frequency range: 0.3 dB Dynamic range: 110 dB Harmonic distortions: 0.002 % Intermodulation distortion (CCIF) 0.006 % Interpenetration of channels at frequency 1 kHz: -73dB Rated input voltage: 0.5 Maximalinput voltage: 3.5 V Maximal output voltage at the non loaded output: 10 V Maximal undistorted power...

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