Price: $5000


Aron said: The Sigma SSP effortlessly provided an engrossing home-theater experience enhanced by the inclusion of one of the best remote-control apps in the industry. If you’re in the market for a versatile preamplifier-processor that reproduces music and movies with ease, Classé’s Sigma SSP should be on your shortlist.

Read the SoundStage! Access review.

The gist: Good luck finding a better SSP for the price.