Copland Audio CSA150 Integrated Amplifier Review by Stereonet

Copland has been ploughing its own hi-fi furrow since the mid-nineteen eighties and was doing tube/solid-state hybrid amplifiers long before it became fashionable. Designer Ole Møller has delivered a series of fine-sounding products over the years. The latest is the CSA150 – a large and powerful integrated amplifier with analogue and digital connectivity.

Aesthetically, it seems to me like a classic car with a digital dashboard – a sort of halfway house between traditional and modern. The basic style is old school, but the centrepiece of the fascia is a cluster of LED source indicators. Inputs include an MM phono stage, balanced and unbalanced analogue line ins, plus aptX Bluetooth and digital inputs too. The Copland still looks pretty timeless, but not in the mode of the all-singing, all-dancing Hegel with its own streamer built-in.

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