One way or another I have missed this Stereophile review on this superb ARC tube preamplifier. Peter Chattelin of Chattelin Audio pointed that out to me, so let me correct this here and link you to this review in November’s Stereophile. Read what Brian Damkroger wrote.
“I’ve heard a lot of great audio components over the years, but even in that steady stream of excellence, a few have stood out as something special. These are the products that, in their day, set a new standard for performance, and many of them are ones I wish I’d hung on to. Among these products are three preamps from Audio Research: the SP3A, the SP6B, and the SP10 (footnote 1). I know I’m not alone in viewing these models as classics.”
Click Continue Reading » for the rest of Brian’s review on the Audio Research Reference 5 SE.