The Sound Blaster promises much but fails to shine. It’s a decent performer but is easily bettered by the likes of NAD’s D3020
If you need a high-end preamp with a built-in phonostage we can’t think of a better alternative than the Janus, and the Atlas Signature is one of the finest power amplifiers we’ve heard
This likeable combo delivers a fun, enthusiastic sound, but does it justify the price?
Best stereo amplifier £1000+, Awards 2015. A stunning stereo amplifier that delivers a masterclass in detail retrieval and timing
Arcam’s A39 is a powerful, authoritative stereo amplifier, but it needs to pay a little more attention to timing and subtle detail to be the full package
An insightful and honest preamp matched with one of the finest power amplifiers we’ve heard