Hegel H20Price: $5750

Website: www.hegel.com

Michael said: It’s refreshing to come across a company that makes affordable gear that competes head-to-head with the expensive offerings from better-known names. I recommend it as highly as almost anything else I’ve ever reviewed.

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Read the SoundStage! Hi-Fi review.

The gist: One of the best amps to get under $6000.