2-watt versus 200-watt amplifiers, old versus new technology, tubes versus Class D--which one sounds better?
Can these two extra cool amps--the Bel Canto REF500S ($2,495) and the Dayton DTA-100 ($100)--offer green power for audiophiles?
Class D amplifiers run cool to the touch, but they haven't always sounded great. Now they're gaining favor with audiophiles.
The ADL by Furutech Esprit is exactly the sort of component that can elevate the sound of a high-end desktop system.
Def Tech's StudioMonitor 55 not only has the bass response of a much larger speaker, it's a great-sounding speaker, period.