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Old 10-23-2008, 01:16 AM   #1
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Default NuForce Icon-1 Amplifier and S-1 Speakers

NuForce isn't the first company to bring high-end audio to the desktop, but their first complete PC audio system blends trendsetting aesthetics and audiophile-quality performance to form one of the most intriguing new PC audio systems we've yet seen. Do the Icon-1 and S-1 provide a little slice of audiophilia on your desktop?

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Hi,

Integrated Amplifier does not mean stereo, it means pre-amp and amp in one unit. The preamp sets the volume, selects the channel etc (but outputs at line-level) and the amplifier brings that to speaker level. Besides being common preamps do not have to have multiple inputs, nor have to be stereo.
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Nice catch. You're correct -- an integrated amplifier does in fact integrate the preamplifier and the amplifier into a single unit. It's also common for integrated amps to have more than one channel of amplification in the chassis.

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Old 11-27-2008, 03:42 PM   #4
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Nice catch. You're correct -- an integrated amplifier does in fact integrate the preamplifier and the amplifier into a single unit. It's also common for integrated amps to have more than one channel of amplification in the chassis.

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