Conclusion: The Parasound P3 preamplifier at $799 retail is the absolute right product for today's audiophile enthusiast on a budget. In a world gone mad over HDMI and Blu-ray, the P3 fits the bill and speaks to a more sensible time in a meaningful way by not trying to be overly complicated or expensive. It sounds amazing, works like a champ and is as easy to use as a light switch.
Parasound Halo P3 Preamplifier and A23 Stereo Amplifier
1 December 2004
Summary: Parasound’s Halo P3 preamplifier and Halo A23 power
amplifier are sexy in appearance, easy to use, and sound solid and satisfying. Their sleek
cases and glowing blue lights will make them showpieces in your living room, and should
earn them easy spousal approval. The remote and front-panel controls are straightforward,
and all changes are made in a logical and well-thought-out way.