The krell will not be available for a MINIMUM of 6 months. Make your own decision but, I would hold my AMP 5 until the Krell comes out. Then demo the Krell and if you like it, sell the AMP 5 used right here.
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I personally prefer the sound of Proceed amps with B&W Nautilus series speakers over KAV series Krell. The AMP5 is smoother with more resolution and tames some of the brightness they can have. The newer KAV (300il & TAS) are smoother sounding than the older KAV but can also be kind of "grey" and missing some of the sheer grunt. Just my two cents. I do agree with Ericbee's suggestion.
I have the Amp 5 and Nautilus 804's. I love this amp. It is definitely the best five channel amp on the market! It sounds fantastic with both movies and music. I have compared the Amp 5 to the Bryston 9b, ADA PTM-6150, and the KAV 500. The Proceed wins hands down! The Amp 5 has more than enough power for the Nautilus speakers. If you listen to 2 channel music you might consider an HPA 2 or an Levinson 334 for the left and right speaker if money permits and use the Amp 5 for the HTM-1 and four surround speakers in a 7.1 system. Thanks, Paul