My Canary CA-160 monoblocks have been modded by RHB Soundezign. They drive my Magnepan 1.7's magnificently. Excellent sound...
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The CA-160 monoblocks are very good sounding amps. In the past I have recommended them highly. However, last year one of mine had a transformer destroyed by a runaway tube. The fuse didn't save it. When I questioned Canary about why this happened, I didn't get any definitive answers. And I didn't get a warm fuzzy that it wouldn't happen again. I sold them the remaining amp (cost was 1300.00 to repair the damaged amp) and moved on. I have since bought a VTL ST-150 that I think sounds even better.
So bottom line, good sonics but poor reliability. And customer service is lacking too. It took me six weeks and many emails and phone calls to get the check for the other amp. Not very responsive at all. Buy at your own risk.