Audiophile Review's Preamps News & Reviews Page

An audiophile preamp accepts audio inputs (mostly analog), switches the inputs and raises the level of the selected input from line level to a point where a power amplifier can boost the sound to a more meaningful volume.  Audiophile preamps can take digital inputs. Audiophile preamps can be solid state or tube designs. Preamps can also be merged with power amps to make an integrated amp.

To read reviews of many of the best affordable as well as audiophile grade stereo preamps - check out this audiophile resource page:

A Sense of Balance

Do you use your balance control? Do you even HAVE a balance control? If not, Steven Stone has a couple of suggestions for adding one to your system. Read more
 

Why No Perfect Preamps?

A preamp's job is simple - adjust the volume level and choose a source. How come we have yet to hear a completely transparent preamp? Read more
 
Audiophile Review never posts on Thursday, but Outlaw Audio just sent this email out to their customers... Read more
 

To Mod or Not To Mod...

That is the question. Whether it's nobler (and more cost effective) to muck around inside your electronics than purchase a new model... Read more
 
Part of the Audiophile experience is buying and eventually selling audio gear. Most of the time everything works out, but sometimes things go wrong... Read more
 

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