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ANTONY MICHAELSON of Musical Fidelity must be the most versatile designer in this industry. His output is legendary; as soon as he brings a new product to market he is off on another tangent. Despite his prodigious output it is very rare that he ever misjudges the market, over the years he has produced some classic products.
Antony’s latest two offerings are a great example. The recently released NU-VISTA 800 showcases Antony at his best. This is a monster of an integrated two channel amplifier, featuring both solid state and ‘nuvista’ valve technology. It is rated at 300 watts/channel into 8 ohms, and an astounding 2.17kW into 1 ohm. This is a superb piece of engineering, one that prompted Paul Miller of Hi-Fi News to conclude his recent review with “Then let’s just say I’m lost for words…”