Anthem AVM2 or the latest;the 20--Both have balanced outs.
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Look for a Primare P30 pre/pro as it includes XLR and RCA main outs. They are hard to find and the P30 includes a 100% analog in 2-channel by-pass mode. I've compared it in my home against a Conrad-John PV14, the Electrocompaniet preamp, and an Ayre K3-X which is rated is rated class A in Stereophile.
The P30 was much more detailed and transparent than all three of the above. Only the Ayre offered any competition, but even then it was not difficult to determine the P30 was more detailed.
My guess is that if you try a P30, you'll end up selling your ARC and your B&K.
Why dont you just get a Rane Balanced Buddy for $125 if you want to convert the single ended output to balanced. It is a passive transformer and is used in recording studios. (Unless of course you WANT another processor). Most A/V preamps with balanced outs either have the same transformers to derive the inverted signal or they have an inverting amp module. You would need to find one that has dual differential DACS for each channel and the corresponding xlr outs to make a difference to the B&K (regarding the balanced issue). Of course, there may be other better processors available, but not just because of balanced outputs. Hope this is helpful