Posts Tagged: Class A

Marantz MA-5

Back in 1980, Japanese manufacturers were engaged in mortal combat trying to make the cleanest and most powerful transistor amplification yet devised. Whereas Sony and Yamaha had both recently gone down the V-FET route (with the TA-N7B and B2 respectively)

Marantz MA-5

Back in 1980, Japanese manufacturers were engaged in mortal combat trying to make the cleanest and most powerful transistor amplification yet devised. Whereas Sony and Yamaha had both recently gone down the V-FET route (with the TA-N7B and B2 respectively)

JungSon JA-88D

Much of what is wrong with transistor amplifiers can be surmised in two words; switching distortion. The sound of those little three legged semiconductors turning themselves on and off on demand is omnipresent, and most people get used to it

JungSon JA-88D

Much of what is wrong with transistor amplifiers can be surmised in two words; switching distortion. The sound of those little three legged semiconductors turning themselves on and off on demand is omnipresent, and most people get used to it

Musical Fidelity AMS35i

Talk to Antony Michaelson about his prodigious product portfolio and there are a few select designs with which he speaks with huge affection, the A1000 being one. A lavish affair, it’s a two-box design, the first being the amp itself and

Musical Fidelity AMS35i

Talk to Antony Michaelson about his prodigious product portfolio and there are a few select designs with which he speaks with huge affection, the A1000 being one. A lavish affair, it’s a two-box design, the first being the amp itself and

Sugden A21SE

Sugden needs no introduction; anyone with more than a passing interest in audiophilia knows the A21 is a series of English amplifiers which started in the mid nineteen sixties with an 11 watt solid-state bipolar integrated amplifier. It was produced over

Sugden A21SE

Sugden needs no introduction; anyone with more than a passing interest in audiophilia knows the A21 is a series of English amplifiers which started in the mid nineteen sixties with an 11 watt solid-state bipolar integrated amplifier. It was produced over