1. TEAC AI-501DA

    TEAC AI-501DA

    The gorgeous retro design is hard to resist, but the TEAC fails to deliver an engaging and musical performance at this price

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    Available from £552.02
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  2. NAD D 7050

    NAD D 7050

    The D 7050 is a clever design, but it’s up against some tough competition, not least its cheaper sibling

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    Available from £599
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  3. Cambridge Audio Azur 651A

    Cambridge Audio Azur 651A

    Meaty and powerful, but not the most refined listen

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    Available from £522.72
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  4. Audiolab 8200A

    Audiolab 8200A

    Capable, with an impressive range of abilities, but a touch too clinical

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    Available from £499
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  5. 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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  7. Electro-Voice Q66 Power Amplifier
    Available from £419
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  8. Marantz PM8005 Integrated Amplifier
    Available from £599
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