the 6500 is a great integrated amp. i used to own one when they first came out. I think it is rated at 120 watts into 8 ohms. very smooth sound, nice features. i sold it and went to seperates because i needed more power. If I was looking at integrated amps, the mcintosh 6900 and the 6500 would be on my list as well as the classe cap-151 integrated. you didn't say how much power you want/need or what type of speakers you are using. If your speakers are fairly effecient, the 6500 or the classe cap-151 would be a good choice. if you are using less effecient speakers or want to turn up the volume, try out the 6900.
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