Hegel Music Systems H360Price: $3500

Website: www.hegel.com

Hans said: I can’t think of a competing integrated amplifier that comes close to its combination of excellent top-to-bottom sound, fabulous remote control, plentiful power, and one of the most comprehensive ranges of features I’ve seen at the price. What a delightful little amplifier.

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The gist: Everybody seems to love this little guy.