A wet dream for cinephiles and music lovers. A nearly endless source of pleasure for those who cannot keep away from the buttons and who want to keep fiddling with the settings. Still the components offer more than enough quality to lean back, get into Pure Direct mode and enjoy your favorite tracks in optimal sound quality. You buy amplifiers for 20 years, while prepro's are technically deprecated after five years. A physical separation of these functions is a wise choice in these fast evolving times.