1. 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
  2. Pioneer A-70

    Pioneer A-70

    Excels in many areas, even if its sound falls short of class-leading

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    Available from £665.95
  3. Arcam FMJ A19

    Arcam FMJ A19

    Product of the Year, Awards 2014. With the correct partners, this is a wonderfully talented amplifier

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    Available from £649
  4. NAD C356BEE

    NAD C356BEE

    If you like your listening full-throttle, then this NAD amplifier is for you, but those who take things easier may find the C356BEE a touch taxing

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    Available from £522.75
  5. Electrocompaniet PI-1

    Electrocompaniet PI-1

    The PI-1 from Electrocompaniet is a musically involving amplier, but lacks the sparkle of top rivals

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    Available from £664.85
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  7. Arcam A19 Integrated Amplifier
    Available from £649
  8. Yamaha P3500S Amplifier
    Available from £404.35
  9. Yamaha P5000S Amplifier
    Available from £484.75
  10. Audiolab Power Amplifier
    Available from £584