there's already a thread, 8ohm output imp, tubes supposed to last 15-20k hrs
i don't think i'd be getting one and selling the lyr, but its good to see stuff like this, coming out
at this price point, and i'm trading my ms2's for some akg550's, planning on that being the stepsons christmas present
the vali might be for his birthday, merrits further investigation me thinks !
You are correct. Quite a bit remains to be seen until it hits the streets. But, from the reviews of the prototype, to get sound from the amp that appears to be many times the value of the $119.00 price might make it at least great to try. Plus, one could easily pick up a pair of 250 or 600 Ohm Beyer 880s for that "close to" Grado sound, and they'd probably do quite well.
Apparently, Schiit had the Vali on display and for demonstration at the recent RMAF. It looks like the casing will be similar to that of the Magni. This is a picture that was on a site that the announcement thread on this forum had a link to.
Edited by wje - 10/11/13 at 7:29pm