Friday, 01 May 1998
Jerry Del Colliano
He actually signs the amp. Yes, Bob Carver with golden ink, hence the
name `Signature Amp.' This means he touched it, tested it, and each
limited edition Sunfire Signature Amp ($3000 USD) meets Bob Carver's
personal specifications for performance. And that's pretty cool. In an
industry of pushing boxes, from "amp of the month," magazines it is
refreshing to see a few companies still care to obsess over every
The Sunfire Signature Amp is a monstrous 600 watt stereo amp
that has the ability to drive practically any load, from any speaker or
speaker/subwoofer combo on the market. The Signature Amps' reported
specs are impressive...way down at one ohm, Sunfire claims and almost
unbelievable output of 4000 watts. This, I had to hear to believe,
because in all of my years in high end audio I still can't hear graphs
or stats. I can only hear music.
I started my listening test with ...