Thanks. I am looking forward to hearing it and maybe more than that.
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One note of importance I neglected to mention regarding an interview I read online with Dave Belles and the Virtuoso line in late 2017. David Belles is retiring and his home in New York which is also his corporate address for Power Modules, is up for sale. The Virtuoso component line are Daves' best design's ever, beyond anything he has produced in the past. These pieces will be Daves' Swan Song as he slips into retirement.
Daves' end game. I predict the Vrtuoso integrated will become the new bar standard globally and will blow out the window the SS integrated's from Gamut, Gato Audio, Cary and Levinson.
" I predict the Vrtuoso integrated will become the new bar standard globally and will blow out the window the SS integrated's from Gamut, Gato Audio, Cary and Levinson. "
Since you don't have a Virtuoso, and therefore could not have done any A/B listening with the other integrated amps you mentioned let alone any others that's a pretty ridiculous prediction
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BSyZuSyO76M The Belles Virtuoso dual-mono power amp is here playing music along with the Virtuoso Preamp at Audio Connection NJ. The Virtuoso is a healthy match for many speakers B&Ws, Magnepans, Vandersteen's, Thiels, etc. For those looking for a sophisticated, strong and capable choice this is a refreshingly different experience seemingly void of electronic artifacts with an endless engaging feel by stepping out of music's way.
The V integrated is in the final stage with just final CAD drawings and should be available October, Best, JohnnyR