Luxman C-900uPrice: $19,900

Website: www.luxman.com

Doug said: I absolutely loved the Luxman C-900u. In my estimation, it’s a preamp for the ages -- and perhaps in a decade or two, it will have proven to be another classic from Luxman that will still be outperforming whatever’s new in 2024 or 2034.

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The gist: Doug’s favorite preamp to date.

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