Price: $949.99

Website: www.audiolab.co.uk

Diego said: I had nothing to complain of about its sound -- it mostly got out of the way of the music, letting my speakers and room sound as good as I’m accustomed to.

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The gist: Compares, in sound and build, to those costing much more.

Price: $5000

Website: www.cambridgeaudio.com

Roger said: The Edge A may lack streaming capabilities and the less common feature of built-in room correction, but for those looking for a purist stereo integrated-DAC, I count it among the very few that provide near-reference-quality sound for the price.

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The gist: Cambridge has produced a stunning integrated amplifier-DAC.

Price: AU$9999

Website: www.krellonline.com

Vedran said: [The] K-300i is a work of art, and moreover, a work of art that makes you enjoy other works of art in a truly breathtaking way.

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The gist: You can get a digital-input module for a little more that makes it even better.

Price: $9450

Website: www.luxman.com

Jeff said: The Luxman L-509X is a beautiful component that produces beautiful sound.

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The gist: Styling and sound this good will never get old.

Price: $2499

Website: www.nadelectronics.com

Gordon said: It looks gorgeous, sounds wonderful, and, with the BluOS app, works seamlessly. Add a good pair of speakers and you’ve got a killer system. Warmly recommended.

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The gist: Excellent connectivity options and power delivery in a beautiful package.

Price: $349

Website: www.us.onkyo.com

Thom said: The A-9110 has all the analog inputs you might need. Its very fine phono stage should help you get the most out of your vinyl, and its silent, wideband amplifier stage will give you more than just satisfactory sound.

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The gist: A real amp for $350 is almost unheard of.

Price: $4999.99

Website: www.teac-usa.com

Hans said: If you’re a digital-heavy audiophile on the prowl for the ultimate one-box solution, TEAC’s NR-7CD could be just what you’re looking for.

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The gist: Add a set of good, small speakers for a compact high-end digital system.

Price: $2500

Website: www.technics.com

Hans said: As long as you don’t need a ton of power, the SU-G700 should be at the top of your list for an integrated amp at the $2500 price point.

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The gist: Tremendous sound quality with looks to match.

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