Hi, Argent: I can't comment on the Integra, but have done some extended listening with the Bryston SP-1 and Lexicon MC-1. I found very little difference in the general quality between these two units, which should not be surprising since Bryston also builds the Lexicon line. If I were forced to make distinctions, I'd say the Lexicon has a slight edge over the SP-1 on DVD playback. On the other hand, the SP-1 has several analog input circuits which may be preferable for analog sources such as turntables, etc. If you read Bryston's articles about the SP-1, they state that their design objectives include making future upgrades easy, and I'm sure that applies to the Lexicon models also. I think very highly of the Bryston line (I have two of their amps), and they are highly regarded for their level of customer service. When you combine excellent products with outstanding customer service AND a 20-year transferrable warranty, it's a tough combination to beat.
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