Sunday, 01 October 2006
idea of having it all is something the world of audiophiles never
seemed to understand. You could have the warmth of tubes, but not get
the impact and power of a great solid state amp. Stereo preamps offered
the best sound, but couldn’t control the increasing number of inputs,
most of which also were attached to video components. From now on, no
matter how hardcore an audiophile you are or may have been, I want you
to know – after extensive testing, listening, watching and drooling,
you can in fact have it all. Thus begins the review of the Classe
SSP-600 Delta Series preamp/processor ($6,500), which offers even the
most critical listener the ability to have the control and flexibility
that you need to run, manage and enjoy the most sophisticated of
today’s surround sound audio and home theater systems.
The Classe SSP-600 is built with striking corners and
the vertical black anodized ...