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    New Krell KSA?!?

    Some exclusive photos of the new amp's interior in this interview with Rondi D'Agostino.

    Krell's i400 Statement-Level Stereo Power Amplifier Delivered - SoundStage! Talks (November 2022) - YouTube

    Does mean a comeback for Krell?

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    Re: New Krell KSA?!?

    That thing looks like a beast !
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    Re: New Krell KSA?!?

    I think Krell is wanting it to be a comeback of sorts, however, this amp is nothing like the KSA and I feel they shouldn't have envoked that to promote this amp.

    I heard the amp at AXPONA last year. It was in one of the larger rooms. It had that Krell sound signature but it wasn't a sound that wow'd me. I forgot the name of the exotic speakers they were using. Could be not so good synergy.
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    Re: New Krell KSA?!?

    Correction, I heard the amp at 2022 AXPONA and they were with Estelon. At $36,500.00 the amp will have stiff competition. But not too many amps can actually play stable down to 1 ohm.
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    Re: New Krell KSA?!?

    is rondi a relative from dan dagostini?
    nice to see an older woman to run the company. i used to have the 600evo monos and liked them until they failed. after service they failed again and my friends evo2 pre failed also.
    at that time, 15 years ago, krell definitely was buildt with lower quality parts.
    i hope they have evolved since then and wish all the best for the company. in europe they had such a high renommee and now seems to be a very small company. not sure if theyr r&d is big enough to keep track with the bigger brands.
    that said, a 2022 krell could potentiall sound very joyable, looking forward to hear one.

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    Re: New Krell KSA?!?

    Quote Originally Posted by u-sound View Post
    is rondi a relative from dan dagostini?
    She is Dan's ex and a savy veteran of the high-end biz.

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    Re: New Krell KSA?!?

    thx, very interesting.
    think krell is missing the brain and has fallen apart since.

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    Re: New Krell KSA?!?

    Quote Originally Posted by u-sound View Post
    thx, very interesting.
    think krell is missing the brain and has fallen apart since.
    Dan had partned with different lead engineers that helped shape the product. Dave Goodman that is interveiwed with Rondi has been there 30+ yrs, well into Krell's glory days.

    I still use a KSA-50 from the '80s to drive Quad 57s, this one is going back to CT for service.


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    Re: New Krell KSA?!?

    Seeing where Dan is compared to Krell, an already established brand, I'd say Krell made some missteps.
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    Re: New Krell KSA?!?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Peabody View Post
    I think Krell is wanting it to be a comeback of sorts, however, this amp is nothing like the KSA and I feel they shouldn't have envoked that to promote this amp.

    I heard the amp at AXPONA last year. It was in one of the larger rooms. It had that Krell sound signature but it wasn't a sound that wow'd me. I forgot the name of the exotic speakers they were using. Could be not so good synergy.
    Each Krell Generation had a different sound signature so which one are you speaking of ..?
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    Re: New Krell KSA?!?

    Quote Originally Posted by puroagave View Post
    Dan had partned with different lead engineers that helped shape the product. Dave Goodman that is interveiwed with Rondi has been there 30+ yrs, well into Krell's glory days.

    I still use a KSA-50 from the '80s to drive Quad 57s, this one is going back to CT for service.


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