Preamplifiers

SIMAUDIO Moon Evolution 740P

SIMAUDIO Moon Evolution 740P

Both the 740P and 870A represent great value components – for the price you pay the sound of this combo is unbeatable. Simaudio offers 10 year warranty with their products which also screams of the confidence in their own products. ...

Recommended resellers

Platan Audio, Hlohovec / Bratislava, tel. +421 905 409 802

Sound
93%
MUSIC FIRST AUDIO Baby Reference

MUSIC FIRST AUDIO Baby Reference

With the Baby Reference in an audio set up the power amplifier and speakers become easily a real limitation for the good sound: the Music First’s Baby Reference will not help you balance the system – be prepared that you’ll have to ...

Recommended resellers

HI-FI studio TYKON, Ostrava, tel. +420 723 449 894

Sound
84%
LUXMAN C-700u / M-700u

LUXMAN C-700u / M-700u

To conclude I can only reconfirm that Luxman have made a quantum leap with the new generation models. The difference between its top amplifiers is rather the one in sonic character – the M-900u is closer to the previous Luxman’s class ...

Recommended resellers

Navrátil Audio, Havířov, tel. +420 737 821 360

PP HiFi, Otrokovice, tel. +420 603 581 305

Nisel SK, Bratislava, tel. +421 905 203 078

Sound
78%
VAN MEDEVOORT PSQ/CAQ

VAN MEDEVOORT PSQ/CAQ

The trinity of Van Medevoort's audio devices, the PSQ-PAQs-CAQ combination, will appeal to those that love natural colours and subtle details of Class A, plus - at the same time - to those that need watts to feed hungry speakers. ...

Recommended resellers

AudioRanny, Praha, tel. +420 777 003 134

Sound
80%
LUXMAN C-900u / M-900u

LUXMAN C-900u / M-900u

After I carefully positioned a pair of loudspeakers I removed my usual pink noise CD and replaced it with music. The room was flooded with Beethoven’s Seventh and my jaw dropped – not only is the new Luxman’s combo a two-generation ...

Recommended resellers

Navrátil Audio, Havířov, tel. +420 737 821 360

PP HiFi, Otrokovice, tel. +420 603 581 305

Nisel SK, Bratislava, tel. +421 905 203 078

Sound
87%
MARK LEVINSON No.326S

MARK LEVINSON No.326S

The virgin purity of a dialogue between a cello and a piano, subtly underlined by the echo of an acoustic guitar, was fascinating through the No. 326S. It was from "to die for" category, when you just hold your breath not to ...

Recommended resellers

Excelia HiFi, Chrudim, tel. +420 724 00 77 44

Absolute Audio, Praha, tel. +420 777 739 377

Sound
81%
ACCUPHASE C-3800

ACCUPHASE C-3800

Nature works with infinite number of colors – hifi & high end components have very limited palettes, however. Fortunately we have already passed the black & white point yet a real orchestra sounds different from what one usually ...

Recommended resellers

Nisel SK, Bratislava, tel. +421 905 203 078

Sound
92%
VINCENT KHV-1

VINCENT KHV-1

In price to performance ratio the Vincent KHV-1 preamplifier is the winner. The tubed design lends it sweet sound, no listening fatigue and tons of humanity. The KHV-1 provides ample amount of musical detail, amazing connectivity and ...

Recommended resellers

Hifi studio MeLissa, Brno, tel. +420 777 041 313

Sound
22%
BEL CANTO Pre3

BEL CANTO Pre3

It was as if the recording venue had new air filters installed and an extra dose of oxygen was pumped in during a performance – the sense of vertigo was very strong and I did not want to return back to the ´dusty´sound of everything ...

Recommended resellers

Hanzel Audio, Komárno, tel. +421 905 400 770

Sound
64%
AUDIOMAT Opus 2

AUDIOMAT Opus 2

Philosophically speaking, how it is possible that the Audiomat listeners say that the voice of Frank Sinatra in Nice & Easy is perfectly realistic, undistorted and tonally correct? None of them have ever had a chance to hear ...

Recommended resellers

Interaudio SK, Komárno, tel. +421 905 884 677

Sound
78%
MCINTOSH C2500

MCINTOSH C2500

The C2500 belongs to the cream of the McIntosh's catalogue and consequently it will be a natural choice for the brand's devotees. Unfortunately, as much as I liked its appearance I was dissapointed by its sound.

Recommended resellers

HI-FI studio TYKON, Ostrava, tel. +420 723 449 894

PP HiFi Studio, Otrokovice, tel. +420 603 581 305

Sound
60%
MCINTOSH C500 C/P/T

MCINTOSH C500 C/P/T

Any McIntosh product can be recognized from a distance. One would not mistaken chromed retro-knobs, gothic lettering, grave black fascias and oversized blue-lit meters for anything else. One single McIntosh looks impressive in a dark ...

Recommended resellers

HI-FI studio TYKON, Ostrava, tel. +420 723 449 894

PP HiFi Studio, Otrokovice, tel. +420 603 581 305

Sound
56%
CREEK OBH-22

CREEK OBH-22

The Creek OBH-22 was a heart-stopper. When I substitued different preamps with it or when I used it as a front end of integrated amplifiers, it did not do anything that would impair the sound. So actually it did what it was supposed ...

Recommended resellers

High-End Audio Studio, Praha, tel. +420 224 256 844

Sound
20%
TC ELECTRONIC Level Pilot

TC ELECTRONIC Level Pilot

With a pair of good active speakers there is no need for the amplifier. Still a volume control center may come in handy. The Level Pilot of Danish TC Electronic - this is the Tannoy consortium of audio brands - does exactly this: ...

Recommended resellers

Nisel SK, Bratislava, tel. +421 905 203 078

Sound
12%

SIMAUDIO Moon Evolution 740P

Both the 740P and 870A represent great value components – for the price you pay the sound of this combo is unbeatable. Simaudio offers 10 year warranty with their products which also screams of the confidence in their own products. ...

Recommended resellers

Platan Audio, Hlohovec / Bratislava, tel. +421 905 409 802

Sound
93%

MUSIC FIRST AUDIO Baby Reference

With the Baby Reference in an audio set up the power amplifier and speakers become easily a real limitation for the good sound: the Music First’s Baby Reference will not help you balance the system – be prepared that you’ll have to ...

Recommended resellers

HI-FI studio TYKON, Ostrava, tel. +420 723 449 894

Sound
84%

LUXMAN C-700u / M-700u

To conclude I can only reconfirm that Luxman have made a quantum leap with the new generation models. The difference between its top amplifiers is rather the one in sonic character – the M-900u is closer to the previous Luxman’s class ...

Recommended resellers

Navrátil Audio, Havířov, tel. +420 737 821 360

PP HiFi, Otrokovice, tel. +420 603 581 305

Nisel SK, Bratislava, tel. +421 905 203 078

Sound
78%

VAN MEDEVOORT PSQ/CAQ

The trinity of Van Medevoort's audio devices, the PSQ-PAQs-CAQ combination, will appeal to those that love natural colours and subtle details of Class A, plus - at the same time - to those that need watts to feed hungry speakers. ...

Recommended resellers

AudioRanny, Praha, tel. +420 777 003 134

Sound
80%

LUXMAN C-900u / M-900u

After I carefully positioned a pair of loudspeakers I removed my usual pink noise CD and replaced it with music. The room was flooded with Beethoven’s Seventh and my jaw dropped – not only is the new Luxman’s combo a two-generation ...

Recommended resellers

Navrátil Audio, Havířov, tel. +420 737 821 360

PP HiFi, Otrokovice, tel. +420 603 581 305

Nisel SK, Bratislava, tel. +421 905 203 078

Sound
87%

MARK LEVINSON No.326S

The virgin purity of a dialogue between a cello and a piano, subtly underlined by the echo of an acoustic guitar, was fascinating through the No. 326S. It was from "to die for" category, when you just hold your breath not to ...

Recommended resellers

Excelia HiFi, Chrudim, tel. +420 724 00 77 44

Absolute Audio, Praha, tel. +420 777 739 377

Sound
81%

ACCUPHASE C-3800

Nature works with infinite number of colors – hifi & high end components have very limited palettes, however. Fortunately we have already passed the black & white point yet a real orchestra sounds different from what one usually ...

Recommended resellers

Nisel SK, Bratislava, tel. +421 905 203 078

Sound
92%

VINCENT KHV-1

In price to performance ratio the Vincent KHV-1 preamplifier is the winner. The tubed design lends it sweet sound, no listening fatigue and tons of humanity. The KHV-1 provides ample amount of musical detail, amazing connectivity and ...

Recommended resellers

Hifi studio MeLissa, Brno, tel. +420 777 041 313

Sound
22%

BEL CANTO Pre3

It was as if the recording venue had new air filters installed and an extra dose of oxygen was pumped in during a performance – the sense of vertigo was very strong and I did not want to return back to the ´dusty´sound of everything ...

Recommended resellers

Hanzel Audio, Komárno, tel. +421 905 400 770

Sound
64%

AUDIOMAT Opus 2

Philosophically speaking, how it is possible that the Audiomat listeners say that the voice of Frank Sinatra in Nice & Easy is perfectly realistic, undistorted and tonally correct? None of them have ever had a chance to hear ...

Recommended resellers

Interaudio SK, Komárno, tel. +421 905 884 677

Sound
78%

MCINTOSH C2500

The C2500 belongs to the cream of the McIntosh's catalogue and consequently it will be a natural choice for the brand's devotees. Unfortunately, as much as I liked its appearance I was dissapointed by its sound.

Recommended resellers

HI-FI studio TYKON, Ostrava, tel. +420 723 449 894

PP HiFi Studio, Otrokovice, tel. +420 603 581 305

Sound
60%

MCINTOSH C500 C/P/T

Any McIntosh product can be recognized from a distance. One would not mistaken chromed retro-knobs, gothic lettering, grave black fascias and oversized blue-lit meters for anything else. One single McIntosh looks impressive in a dark ...

Recommended resellers

HI-FI studio TYKON, Ostrava, tel. +420 723 449 894

PP HiFi Studio, Otrokovice, tel. +420 603 581 305

Sound
56%

CREEK OBH-22

The Creek OBH-22 was a heart-stopper. When I substitued different preamps with it or when I used it as a front end of integrated amplifiers, it did not do anything that would impair the sound. So actually it did what it was supposed ...

Recommended resellers

High-End Audio Studio, Praha, tel. +420 224 256 844

Sound
20%

TC ELECTRONIC Level Pilot

With a pair of good active speakers there is no need for the amplifier. Still a volume control center may come in handy. The Level Pilot of Danish TC Electronic - this is the Tannoy consortium of audio brands - does exactly this: ...

Recommended resellers

Nisel SK, Bratislava, tel. +421 905 203 078

Sound
12%