Curious to hear from anyone who has compared the Prometheus directly with Merrill's Veritas or with the Acoustic Imagery Atsahs....or with the Mola Mola Kaluga for that matter. Thanks.
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Hi Mitch I bough a pair of Veritas monoblocks from Merrill audio and I can
honestly tell you that they have provide to me every thing that an audiophile ask for in term musicality and enjoyment. I have try most of the major brand
and none of them have been able to do what the Veritas has done for me, please call Merrill to check them out. Excellent product from one of the nice person that
I have ever met.Juan
I owned the Acoustic Imagery Atsah amplifiers, which are virtually the same thing as Merrill's Veritas that you now own.
I was curious about the Prometheus because, unlike the Merrill or Acoustic Imagery amps, the Prometheus has a custom linear power supply by David Reich, and only uses the Hypex/NC1200 amplifier board.
Did you happen to hear the Prometheus amps when you were looking and, if so, how do you think they compare with Merrill's Veritas?
Hi. limniscate I 'm very happy to hear that you are buying a pair of
veritas monoblocks, my friend you are going to love them, speaking from my own experience nothing compare. I have try most of the major
brand of amps from digital to to A&B to monoblocks, and I can tell you with 100% certainty that none of them has been able to provide
my musical need, that search ended when I contact my dear friend
Merrill. I ask him if he would be willing to send me a pair of veritas monoblocks and he agree, my first impression was wow, soundstage
deep deep base with total control of my dynaudio contour 5.4 speakers musical beyond believe micro details and every thing that an audiophile can ask for is there and more. I highly recommend that you listen to the Christine pre- amp from Merrill, it is and amazing piece of equipment, beautiful sound among the best of the best, good lock with your veritas I know you are going to love them
Best regards Juan.
Merrill has been amazing to deal with. I need to conduct some more testing, but my initial impression and observations between the Magtech and the Veritas are that (1) the Veritas is quieter--both the unit itself and through the speakers. There's no tube hiss from my Audio Research Ref5SE. (2) The Veritas may be a hair more detailed with slightly better imaging. (3) The Veritas is more forward in the mids and highs and thus brighter. It's interesting that both amps are typically described as neutral because the Magtech sounds more laid back to me. As of now, I prefer the Magtech but will report back after more listening.
Hi limniscate I agree with aolmrd1241 the Veritas take a very long time to break in, but my veritas sound good, right out of the box at bout 200.hrs the sound
stage came alive at about 400.hrs the bass came as well, at the 800.hrs I remember calling my audiophile friend to coming for a listening, the first thing he said was Wow. play some Jazz Latin music and classical music, every genre of music that we play sound very close to live music. I contact Merrill about my friend and I experience listening to the Veritas, and this is what he told me, would you like to try the Christine Reference P- amp. And I said yes please. I install it on my system, and the only thing that I can tell is Wow, it is like having a live concert on your own private living room, this the most honest way that I describe the sound that I'm hearing honest to god. limniscate if you have any question in regard to the Veritas monoblocks or the Christine P-amp,please let me know
I will be glad to talk to, good lock with the Veritas best