They really liked it.
'Let's begin at the end - the RPA-1 lives up to its brief description as an audiophile grade two channel power amplifier
with uncompromising fidelity. Further, Emotiva indicates states it will satisfy the most critical listener. Typically,
the marketing departments of audio manufacturers tend to dish out a generous helping of poetry pie to describe
their products, but in this instance these words ring true for the RPA-1.'
Here's a good review of the pre/power combo which discusses the phone stage: