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Boulder—a Two-Channel Oasis
By John Atkinson Posted: Sep 16, 2006 Published: Sep 17, 2006
There are always oases of two-channel audio on the main floor at a CEDIA conference. Boulder Amplifiers were showing their beautiful-looking and equally beautiful-sounding range of solid-state electronics, including their cost-no-object 2000 series components and the more affordable 1000 and 800 series gear. The latter includes the $5k Model 850 200W monoblock (center), seen here framed by company founder Jeff Nelson (left) and marketing exec Rich Maez (right).
The metalwork is all done in-house—Jeff comes from a family of craftsman machinists and has invested heavily in CNC equipment.