Rega's new compact Brio-R amp uses a circuit design originally conceived in the late sixties. Jason Kennedy examines the modern classic
Who said you can't have beautiful hi-fi and keen pricing? Richard Black looks at Primare's new £1,250-per-box CD and matching integrated
Big and powerful, but calm and unfussed almost to a near-Buddhist extent
The latest amp under this name is a sophisticated performer with singularly purposeful rhythmic flow
Lots of upgrade options, great build and we liked the internal DAC, but a little expensive taken just as an amp
The long-awaited successor to the legendary 8000A is here: Richard Black finds out how it compares to the class of 2011
The first integrated amp to work with Apple Airplay is the claim, but is it audiophile? Jason Kennedy fires up his iTunes to find out
With high output power, balanced inputs, a DAC and USB ports, could the striking new hybrid Ethos be all things to all men? asks Jimmy Hughes
Could Onkyo's TX-NR609 receiver be the best-featured audio tool on the planet? Ed Selley thinks he's found a great way to spend £500
The latest single-ended Unison S6 offers audiophiles pure Class A operation and a honey-rich glow says a smitten Jimmy Hughes
The name may be new, but the build quality and technology show all the signs of experience
More powerful than most and built the old-fashioned way: no printed circuit boards here!
This classic amp is as mechanically elegant as it is electronically simple
Basic on the features front, but beautifully built and an excellent choice for lovers of human voice
Somewhat belying the name, we found this to be a very characterful amp - mostly for the better!
Striking to behold, very agile - but doesn't quite knit everything together as one would like
Despite just an 11-watt output this gorgeous, retro integrated tube amp is easy to love says our very own ‘golden ears’ Jimmy Hughes
Emille brings modern, digital inputs to old-fashioned valves in its most affordable amplifier ever as Ed Selley finds his top pick of 2011 so far
A favourite among the blind-listening panel in terms of its performance, the Arcam A38 is a solid all-rounder
The Destiny 2 is a worthy contender in the upmarket stakes and a sublime performer to boot
Impressive sound and connectivity lead the way on this amp
Superb amp that tries to cover too many bases
An amp with big potential, but a little too bright for some
Some technical flaws can't dampen this amp's spirit
An exciting, energetic music-maker with a handy phono stage option
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