Tuesday, 01 April 1997
Unlike many manufacturers' claims of improved performance from one
generation to the next, the Krell Full Power Balanced 600 is not only a
HUGE improvement over its predecessor the KSA 300S, it is a kick in the
head and a punch in the gut to just about everything I have heard
before, tube or solid state. In the areas of transparency, mid range
and treble purity, and bass control and bass extension; the FPB 600 has
that non fatiguing utter ease that sucks me into a recording much the
way a live performance can, and reproduced music almost never does.
"In this corner, weighing in at..."
At 185 pounds, don't
even try to lift this thing yourself. Much of the FPB 600s weight comes
from its massive pair of toroidal transformers which are wired in
parallel and act as the heart of this heaving beast. Rated at 600 watts
into 8 ohms, the ...