Best Stereo amplifiers 2016

Product of the year

Best stereo amplifier £300-£700

Cambridge CXA60

“A great £500 amplifier that looks and sounds the part – this Cambridge is a big success”

Best buys

Best stereo amplifier under £300

Onkyo A-9010

“The A-9010 is excellent value and one of the most musically satisfying budget amplifiers we’ve heard”

Best stereo amplifier £700-£1000

Rega Elex-R

“Rega builds on the strengths of the excellent Brio-R and gives us another terrifically musical amplifier”

Best stereo amplifier £1000+

Rega Elicit-R

“A stunning stereo amplifier that delivers a masterclass in detail retrieval and timing”