I would take the Jeff Rowland Model 12 over the Levinson 436 any day. The Rowland Model 12 is about the best amp I had the pleasure of hearing on the B&W Signature 800 and the Revel Salon.
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The Jeff Rowland Model 12 is definitely the way to go with the B&W N802s. Likewise I thought the Model 12s were one of the finest amplifier I had audition, althought at that time I couldn't afford them. The levinson is a little on the dark side, slow and sluggish with the B&W. The Rowland is exactly the opposite, it's fast and clear, not to mention a little sweet. The close amplifier I can think of that similiar to the Rowland Model 12 is the Spectral DMA-360.