The featured new product of the AVM and Ferrari Consulting exhibit was the new AVM A8.3 integrated with removable tube line-stage ($17,350 USD). The A8.3 is an all solid-state affair with two modular options; a tone control circuit, and vacuum tube circuit. These options can be dealer or factory installed, but I imagine that a few industrious owners might take a shot at swapping them in and out of the signal. Maybe.
The A8.3 shares much in common with the PA8.2 modular preamp which is active in the main system of AVM’s two-room exhibit.… Read the full article