Based in Wales Leema has a great reputation for designing and building electronics to suit all pockets. Dominic Marsh takes a listen to their Tuscana II Integrated amplifier costing  £3,995.

“I recall having evaluated some Leema products before for Hifi Pig, namely their Elements integrated amplifier and Libra DAC.  I gave them both a “Recommended” award as I remember, because although they performed very well during the evaluation, they never managed to hit me personally on the emotional level and I struggled to make that connection with them, because they didn’t have that elusive X Factor that would have had me enchanted and utterly enthralled.  Maybe it is the ex-BBC origins of the company founders that was responsible for the design brief to be that way, maybe yes and maybe no and life is too short to hang on to imponderables such as that…”

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