1. Technics SU-C700

    Technics SU-C700

    It looks the part, but the SU-C700 is easily outclassed at this price. This is not the Technics comeback we had hoped for

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  2. Quad Vena

    Quad Vena

    The Vena’s a solid effort from Quad. Greater subtlety could turn it into a brilliant amp

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    Available from £599.95
  3. Marantz PM6004

    Marantz PM6004

    Stereo amplifier Product of the Year 2011. A big step-up from the older 6003 version, and hard to fault at this price

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  4. Pathos Inpol 2

    Pathos Inpol 2

    This Pathos delivers a sincere sense of the music being ‘alive’

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  6. Naim NAIT 5si Integrated Amplifier
    Available from £960