Introduction to Integrated Amplifier Reviews

Integrated amplifiers are an excellent choice for those who want high quality performance from a two channel system. We review integrated amps of all types and we are finding more and more that offer advanced features like internal DAC's, WiFi, Bluetooth, video processing, etc. Secrets' crack staff is a trusted resource to help you sort through all the possibilities, guiding you as to which features are useful improvements and which may just be pointless marketing hype.

Like other amplification components, Integrated Amps are available with various topologies including tube or solid state but they also perform the important functions of input switching, balance control, tone control and the ever critical volume control. We help you break down these components so you will get a deeper understanding of what makes a successful product and what makes the others not so great.

Integrated Amplifiers

Mark Levinson No 585.5 Integrated Amplifier Review

Luxury audio manufacturer Mark Levinson continues to roll out new and upgraded products all the time. In this case, they have taken a very successful platform in the No585 integrated amplifier and made significant improvements to it. The result is the improved and upgraded No585.5 integrated amp which now features a built-in high fidelity phono stage.

Technics SU-G30 Network Audio Amplifier Review

Technics is a high end Japanese audio company known for building some of the greatest and most sought after products in audio history. Their products represent cutting-edge technologies with cost-no-object build quality. Technics products display all the merits of painstakingly designed and crafted components. This review will focus on their Grand Class SU-G30 Network Audio Amplifier.

NAD C 328 Hybrid Digital DAC Amplifier

NAD C 328 Hybrid Digital DAC Integrated Amplifier Review

Today, I’m looking at NAD’s C 328 Hybrid Digital DAC Amplifier. It’s a two-channel integrated amp with digital chops in the form of an advanced DAC that features a dual-differential signal path. It also supports moving-magnet phono cartridges and boasts a clean and efficient 50 watts-per-channel thanks to a unique Class D design.

McIntosh

McIntosh MA8900 Stereo Integrated Amplifier Review

The McIntosh MA8900 stereo integrated amplifier follows a long line of classic solid-state integrated amplifiers from McIntosh. It features high power, autoformer speaker-coupling, and the usual generous array of McIntosh controls; all implemented with state-of-the-art technology. The McIntosh MA8900 offers the classic Mac sound, looks, and quality for the twenty-first century.