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RE: I know Emotiva Audio has caught a lot of crap here in the past...

EMO Is built to a price. While the sound is very good, indeed and Especially for the $$$, I suspect one of the compromises made is in a less expensive parts selection.

Recently, they've been using ON Semiconductors. Not Vishey. Not IR or some others.

You periodically hear about several people having problems with the SAME unit. Now, many of the EMO users are 'stackers' and IMO, tend to cook stuff, so that must be considered. But a few of the amps, including the XPA-1L, a really nice mono bloc apparently had some problems. Before I went Parasound, I briefly considered a Quad of them!

Their new line is modular so you can order it with up to 7 channels, while balanced 'blades' are coming soon.
PS is now a 'switcher' of several voltage rails. Class 'H' per the advert. Several advantages to this new line, with simplified production and a lot of parts commonality. Not to mention VAST weight savings when it comes time to SHIP. They'll probably save a couple Hernias in the process, too, since at least one of their HUGE mono blocs tipped the scales at 100+lb.

Here in SoCal, I attended a demonstration where one of the amps the demo guy brought simply would not light. And this was a 50,000$ pair+ One of the members who lived fairly close, went home and brought back his EMO mono blocs. Demo was very good, thank you very much.
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