Dan D’Agostino’s new reference Relentless Monoblock amplifier (website) weighs in at a record 570 pounds, can dance beautifully at 1 watt and will party all the way 6000 watts into 2 ohms when driven by a 220v electrical circuit. Although it takes 4 strong dudes to drop it in place, once warmed up and you’re past the dent in the checking account, I don’t think you’ll ever want to move it once you power it up. Two years in the making, Dan D’Agostino describes the development as a “relentless pursuit to make it work”, and such where the name comes from.… Read the full article
With the new Stellar Gain Cell DAC, S300 stereo power amplifier, and M700 mono blocks, PS Audio is serving notice that the sub-$3,000 USD high-fidelity market is in for some serious competition from Paul McGowan, and the crew in Boulder, Colorado.
The trio of new products recently posted to the company’s website have a very low profile, in the audio world, in physical appearance, and in price ($1,699 USD for the DAC, $1,499 USD for the S300, and $2,998 USD for a pair of mono blocks) but are no lightweights with each component weighing in at a healthy 27 lbs.… Read the full article