I just picked up a Parasound HCA-1000 for the K1000. It has 130v/us slew rate, separate power supplies, dual mono signal circuitry, input impedance 33K ohms, 1.2V for full output, 110 dB S/N ratio, damping factor of 800 @ 20 Hz @ 8 ohms, 75wpc @ 8 ohms, 5 Hz - 100 KHz, +0/-3 =dB at 1 watt, 45 amps peak per channel, THD & IM < 0.03% at full poweer, Interchannel Crosstalk > 80 dB @ 20 KHz, high bias classA/AB, direct coupled, 775 VA toroidal transformer, rear volume level pots.
sound? nice. real nice.
retail $650. I bought it used for $350.
no humm. yeah.
i will be making an XLR 4 pin receptecle with silver wires and a 4 pin XLR to 1/4" adapter.