Given that the M2si is the first new product to arrive on the market since Musical Fidelity was purchased by Pro-Ject last year and the newest amp in the test, it is ironic that its spec isthe most 'old-school' of the group. It sports five line inputs – one of which can be switched for use with home cinema systems – and there's a tape loop and a preamp output. That's your lot. No digital inputs, phono stage or headphone socket here. As one of the most expensive amps in the test, it initially seems rather limited.

Musical Fidelity's reasoning for the M2si's sparse functionality is that its power handling capabilities seek to better its price rivals...

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