I owned one for about a year before returning to tubed amplification. I bought the Stellar as an experiment. The amp has many fine attributes: very good sound staging and reproduction of detail and dynamics. You can leave it on all the time because it uses so little power in standby and it sounds best when left "always on." It is an astounding value and I never got it to clip. Ultimately, I found the sound to be not my cup of tea. I had run tube amps for many years and missed the organic feel and this really boils down to do you like SS or tube amplification characteristics. The Stellar is a really good amp.
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