201008_arc_dsi200Price: $5995

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John said: I don’t care what you’re looking for, whether you’re on a budget, looking to downsize, upgrade, or whatever: You need to hear this integrated. But get ready to have your preconceptions about solid-state and class-D amps take a beating: The DSi200 can stand with the best separates I’ve heard. 


Read the SoundStage! Hi-Fi review.

The gist: Class-D from ARC? Yes, and it sounds great.