The amplifier is the muscle behind a home-audio system. Whether it’s powered by vacuum tubes or transistors, the amplifier takes signals from components such as tuners and turntables and pushes them out to speakers and, ultimately, your ears. Some of the most revered names in vintage amplifiers include McIntosh, Pioneer, Marantz, Fisher, Nakamichi, and Phase Linear.

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