The Audiolab X7 is a genuine one-box, seven channel power amplifier, capable of handling even difficult loudspeaker loads – it will cleanly deliver 7 x. The Audiolab X7 gives you home cinema sound so powerful you will think you at the movies, matched with the Audiolab AV Pre-Amplifier you can. If ever a brand typified the most conservative values of reliable, performance- driven British hi-fi, then Audiolab alongside its IAG stablemate, Quad, would be.
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Audiolab 8000AP/8000X7 Processor/Power Amp Review
This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. The amp is now sold. The Audiolab AP has five line stereo inputs and one 5.
MadHat on October 18, Price is neg Gentleman and Lady Bold audio It seems that a multichannel system like this can indeed give musical satisfaction. Oddly, the AP has no trigger wudiolab and the RS terminal facilitates software upgrades rather than third-party controllers.
Happy Camper Trade Count: Classical music also showed off the Audiolabs to good advantage, with the relationship between instruments particularly admired.
Audiolab AP/X7 Processor/Power Amp Review –
Not surprisingly, all the signal switching and volume control stuff is done digitally, but Audiolab has gone one step further and digitised the analogue inputs, as is evident from their frequency response.
These would drive the front pair of a 5. Eight of these four channels’-worth are on the left side, mounted so that they actually touch each other.
I have one of these amps for sale. Please login or register. Alternatively, you may prefer to use this flexible home cinema power amp in a similar 5. Take home theatre for instance. I paused it for a while looking for a replacement, but now it’s ready for collection. Dynamic and muscular sound It’s a very functional looker, seemingly built to withstand a direct hit from a 4×4. John Howe’s Audiojumble Website. And in action, it 800×07 dynamic and tautly muscular when movie soundtracks get busy, offering casual authority over the most demanding loudspeakers.
Against that, one listener pointed out that the clarity with which the individual voices in the opera chorus could be discerned was some way short ajdiolab perfect and adiolab depth of the stereo image fell short of that projected by the other amps. My Pat Metheny Live Blu-ray disc really came alive as the clean resolving power of the Audiolabs made for excellent viewing and audiooab.
Brian J Trade Count: It also has seven digital inputs three electrical, four optical and two HDMI inputs, plus one optical digital output and one HDMI to feed a projector or plasma screen.
If ever a brand typified the most conservative values of reliable, performance-driven British hi-fi, then Audiolab alongside its IAG stablemate, Quad, would be firmly in the running.
With an elegant simplicity, the X7 is a powerful audiophile performer. The Audiolab is still available. For Big, bold and immersive sound cast-iron build. Indeed – and this may ruffle some feathers – it was felt to be one of 8000d7 most ‘musical’ systems in the test.
All the same, the higher frequencies in this track were clear and natural and the overall presentation encouraged musical, rather audiooab technical thoughts in the listeners. Audiolab isn’t the first modestly sized hi-fi firm to find the inexorable onward march of home cinema technology tricky to keep up with. Impressive clarity Classical music also showed off the Audiolabs to good advantage, with the relationship between instruments particularly admired. Which is why the launch of its first AV product demands some serious attention.
The same applied in the jazz track, where the bass seemed somehow slower than the melody. For access to partner forums, contributor archives and other consumer electronics resources, please click on the links below By bridging two sudiolab it is possible to create a more powerful single channel – especially useful if your front left and front right speakers are more performance critical than the other speakers in your 5.
The welcome surprise, though, is that this combo does music with real panache. Such limitations as this duo has are to do with audjolab and analysis and in these areas it is not a match for the Bryston.
Its story begins with a monstrous toroidal transformer, which is obviously going to be needed for seven channels of watts, and ends with a pair per channel of bipolar power transistors mounted on the heatsinks which make up the sides of the unit. The Audiolab X7 is a genuine one-box, seven channel power amplifier, capable of handling even difficult loudspeaker loads – it will cleanly deliver 7 x W 8 ohms, RMS of power.
A suitably intuitive, text-based menu is provided for this auciolab. Stereo music reproduction is equally impressive, the ‘X7 communicating amiably and explicitly — fine detail is plentiful from the top of the frequency range to the bottom, a complicated song like Paul Simon’s The Boy in the Bubble audiplab delivered with verve and accuracy. The X7 is a much less high-tech affair. There is no on-board high-resolution audio capability True-HDas Audiolab figured that discerning HT fans would have an upmarket Blu-ray player with on-board decoding.
Audiolab X7 review | What Hi-Fi?
Audiolab has been careful with real estate planning and it’s not a mad squeeze. Audiolab X7 rear view Both products performed beautifully during my listening tests, PCM audio from Blu-ray disc proving to be a treat with discs such as Rambo reallyI Am Legend and Bladerunner.
Neither does the AP offer any video processing — what comes in up to p is simply routed to the single HDMI monitor output. Our Verdict The multichannel features are impressive and the proliferation of digital inputs could be useful. Use our magazine locator link to find your nearest stockist! This can be achieved simply by changing switch settings on the rear of the unit.