I picked up a pair of Emotiva BPA-1 monoblocks at a record sale today and know nothing at all about the company. These are small 75 watt units that apparently can also operate as basic integrated amps together or separately. I know the price new is small, under $250 each but the fit and build is pretty impressive. I was thinking of using them in a small system. Anyone know anything about the company?
The only think I know is they are based out of Franklin, TN.
No, these folk are out of Pensylvania.
I've heard the Emotiva RSP-1 preamp with the older RPA-1 (200 wpc @ 8 Ohms, 350 wpc @ 4 Ohms) power amp. The XPA-2 250 wpc @ 8 Ohms power amp is supposed to be much more robust than the RPA-1 as revealed by its 500 wpc @ 4 Ohms rating. It sounded to me like the Emotiva stuff is an incredible value. Auditions are hard to come by though as they are a direct marketer.
The sound from the one I hoked up was pretty impressive through a single monitor. I have a hodge-podge of old equiptment lying about and might take one of the long winters day to set everything up for a listen. I would be inerested in hearing the experience of ayone actualy having any of their gear. Again, I am very mpressed with the build quality and the flexibility of use for these.
says franklin TN right there..
I wish one of our writers would review one of their products...talk abut big bang for the buck.