Best 2017 Stereo Amplifiers Under $1000

Cypher Labs Theorem 720 DAC Headphone Amplifier (Black)
  • Fully balanced headphone amplifier
  • Large capacity battery charges Apple devices while playing up to 18 hours, even longer from computers
  • Multiple accessory cables for a wide variety of Apple and other devices

dbx 676 Tube Microphone Preamp Channel Strip
  • Class-A Vacuum Tube Preamp with High Voltage Gain
  • High-Visibility Vintage VU Meter
  • Compressor designed from the dbx162SL
  • 3-Band Parametric EQ
  • 1/4" and XLR Inputs and Outputs

EVH 5150 III 50-watt Tube Head - Ivory
  • Effects loop
  • Front panel instrument 1/4" mono jack
  • 1/4" stereo jack
  • Line out jack
  • 2 parallel speaker output jacks

Roland JC-120 - 120W 2x12" Guitar Combo Amp
  • Legendary combo with 2 separate 60W RMS power amps for true stereo chorusClassic silver-cone speakers for vintage Roland Jazz Chorus sound2 input channels3-band EQ per channelOne high and one low input per channelReverb, distortion, adjustable vibrato, plus true stereo chorusStereo effects loopFootswitch jacks control chorus, reverb, and distortion

JL Audio Slash Series 1200/1v3 Mono subwoofer Car Amplifier, 1,200 watts RMSx1
  • mono subwoofer amplifier
  • 1,200 watts RMS x 1 at 1.5 to 4 ohms
  • 4-gauge power and ground leads and a 100-amp fuse recommended (Wiring and hardware not included with amplifier)
  • parametric EQ bass boost (0-15 dB at 20-80 Hz)
  • Class-D amplifier design

Z-150.4LX - Zapco 4-Channel 250W x 4 RMS Class AB LX Series Amplifier
  • Stable into 4-Ohms Bridged or 2-Ohms Stereo Load
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: >90dB
  • Channel Separation: >50dB
  • Input Sensitivity: 200mV~8V (+/-5%)
  • Dimensions: 7.48" W x 2.46" H x 18.82" L

Yamaha CX-A5000BL AVENTAGE 11.2-Channel AV Pre-Amplifier
  • Cinema DSP HD ³ uses four CINEMA DSP engines with advanced 3D processing and four presence channels in an 11-channel configuration giving the sound an enhanced vertical dimension.
  • Ultra-high performance ESS ES9016 DACs for all channels which provide 192kHz/32-bit compatible high SN ratio and dynamic range.
  • Balanced connections that are highly noise resistant -the same type generally used in pro audio equipment.
  • Advanced chassis with strong rigidity. Chassis stiffness is enhanced by an H-shaped cross frame that boosts mechanical strength.
  • Supports bi-amping for driving tweeter and woofer with separate amps. Extra amps can be used to power multiple zones in addition to the main room, letting you configure your system for music play in a bedroom or kitchen or any zone desired.

Pro-Ject Hi-Fi Stereo Amplifier (MaiA DS (silver))
  • 55 watts per Channel (at 4 ohms) and capable of driving speaker loads as low as 2 ohms (80 watts per Channel with optional linear power supply "power box maia DS")
  • Dual-mono design and low-noise smd circuitry for superior Channel separation and shortest possible signal path
  • High-end 24bit/192Khz Texas instruments PCM1796 delta-sigma DAC with quad-dsd (DSD256) capability and XMOS asynchronous USB Audio interface
  • Inputs: (1) phono RCA, (3) line-level RCA, (2) Toslink optical, (1) S/PDIF coaxial RCA, (1) Bluetooth (aptX), (1) USB Audio
  • Dedicated mm/MC phono input for easily connecting a record player

Yamaha RX-V995 Surround Receiver with Dolby Digital and DTS Decoding (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
  • Top-of-the-line 5-channel home-theater receiver
  • Discrete power transistors
  • Built-in Dolby Digital and DTS decoding
  • 5.1-channel inputs for external decoder
  • New Yamaha-designed IC chips
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