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The tried and tested designs are often the best...

Advantages: Superb sound, good build quality, very nice features.
Disadvantages: None at all

Quad, one of the most respected British hi-fi brands, have been producing high quality expensive hi-fi for many decades now. The 34 is no exception in either respect, though, now that it's been superseded a few times, it can be picked up for under £200 i ...

kurowski 02.04.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Quad 34

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The Quad 34 - still a good'n.

Advantages: Small, great build.
Disadvantages: Din sockets?

The Quad 34 is a preamplifier, also known as a control unit. It doesn't actually do much amplifying, as that is done by the power amp. The 34 first appeared in 1981, and matches the 405 power amp and FM4 tuner. It was the second preamp in the Quad seri ...

simcox1 11.10.2007 · Read full review
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You Don't Need a Degree To Go To Cambridge!!!

Advantages: Great Sound Quality, Superb Value. It even Has a Remote Control!!!!
Disadvantages: At This Price, None Worth Talking about.

I bought this amplifier on ebay as a backup for my other system. I only paid £60 for it and it has turned out to be the best bargain i have ever bought!!! This amplifier is rated at 65 watts per channel into 8 ohms and has plenty of power in reserve. ...

iiyama1000 02.07.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Cambridge Audio A 500

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Basic but brilliant

Advantages: Easy to use, good quality sound, hardwearing, classy and simple looking
Disadvantages: Might be too basic for people with more complex needs

I've had this amplifier for over ten years, and it's still going strong. It's only a basic amplifier but is a great affordable starting point for anyone building a hi-fi system. I bought this amplifier when my dad donated his old "separates" to me - ...

Gingerkitty 01.08.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Cambridge Audio A1

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Owners view on the Cambridge Audio A1 Intergrated amplifier

Advantages: great clarity, can recognise delicate sounds, for the price its unbeatable!
Disadvantages: it wont break any windows in terms of volume! it lacks any digital input!

For a budget amplifier you get oodles of clarity! its punchy, and delivers the most delicate of high frequencies too.... i have paired it up with an old pair of Kef Cresta 3's and have used several diffent speakers and different cables.... the first lot ...

sentientphil 19.06.2009 · Read full review
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