Twittering Machines Favorite Amplifiers

Amplifiers are a speakers best friend. Choosing the right one will make your hifi world smile.

Here’s a list, which will be a living list (like my Favorite DACs), of my current favorites.

The entire point of sharing lists like these is twofold: Of greatest importance, I am offering a shortcut view into my preferences. This kind of information is invaluable for readers because it puts all of my reviews in a more meaningful context.

The secondary reason is people love lists — like shopping lists — and I am of the opinion that the following list contains Integrated Amplifiers that are all capable of providing deep musical satisfaction and they stand out in this regard from all of the Integrated Amplifiers I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know.

Please note: the prices included below were current when the review was published.


Twittering Machines Favorite Amplifiers [updated June 2024]

NAD M10 V2 BluOS Streaming Amplifier ($2749) | Review

Aurorasound HFSA-01 Vacuum Tube Integrated Amplifier ($3680) | Review

Audia Flight FL Three S Integrated Amplifier (starts at $3999) | Review

Bel Canto e.One Pre5 Preamplifier / REF501S Stereo Amplifier ($2495/ea.) | Review

Audio Research I/50 Integrated Amplifier ($5500, Phono Module +$750, DAC module +$1000) | Review

Cambridge Audio Edge A Integrated Amplifier ($6000) | Review

Enleum AMP-23R ($6250) | Review

Feliks Audio Arioso 300B Integrated Amplifier ($6699) | Review

PrimaLuna EVO 300 Hybrid Tube Integrated Amp ($7295) | Review

Leben CS600 Integrted Amplifier ($7995) I own one

Technics Stereo Integrated Amplifier SU-R1000 ($9499.99) | Review

ModWright KWH 225i Hybrid Integrated ($9750) | Review

Unison Research Simply 845 Integrated Amplifier ($9995) | Review

Octave V 16 Single Ended Integrated/Headphone Amplifier (starts at $10,000) | Review

Thöress EHT MKII Integrated Amplifier ($10,995) | Review

Balanced Audio Technology VK-80i Integrated Amplifier ($11,995) | Review

Audia Flight FLS 10 Integrated Amplifier (starts at $12,999) | Review

Ayre KX-8 Preamplifier (starts at $6400) & Ayre VX-8 Power Amplifier ($6800) | Review

Mola Mola Kula Integrated Amplifier (starts at $15,055) | Review

ModWright LS 99 Balanced Tube Preamplifier ($15,500/stack) | Review

Riviera Audio Laboratories Levante Integrated Amplifier ($16,500) | Review

Constellation Audio Inspiration Integrated 1.0 ($16,500) |Review

Thrax Enyo Signature Integrated Amplifier ($21,500) | Review

Viva Solista Integrated Amplifier ($29,500) | Review

Soulution 330 Integrated Amplifier ($38,450 as reviewed w/optional DAC and Phono boards) | Review

Riviera Labs APL10 Preamplifier ($17,500) & AFM25 Monoblock Amplifiers ($32,800/pair) | Review

Audionet HUMBOLDT Integrated Amplifier ($58,750) | Review


Twittering Machines Favorite Amplifirs (Retired)