Written on: 28/07/2009
I have the same Pioneer A209R amp in the North America version (A-35R). It is an outstanding amp for the little money it costs. Outstanding features, nice mosfet amp section w/ a beefy power supply. The sound is warm, smooth and detailed like my other tube-based system and that is what I like about it. I hate bright and shrill amplifiers. It really benefits from good interconnects and speaker wire. When I swithced from Monster then to Linn and finally settled on Kimber Kable interconnects... (read more)
Written on: 12/10/2008
Everythings good! Looks, quality, sound, price. I listen to symphonies - that means large orchestras = many instruments - and this amp plays them all just as good as any of the more celebrated amps.
Written on: 21/12/2007
I brought a Pioneer A209R, when I listen to this amplifier it's a really good and crisp sound and accurate decibels sensitivity.
I am happy with this amplifier, I also have a cd player pioneer 407 speaker audio and monitor 50, and I use my A209R amplifier with them.