Thanks for all the kind replies
after reading AVS for so long, with most saying there is no difference in the sound of amps, I am pleasantly surprised how good the A51 sounds: definitely better than previous Outlaw 7500
Now I am thinking about replacing the 8801 in hopes of a similar improvement in sound quality, but I think the improvements, if any, will be more marginal: I am looking at the Krell Foundation or the new Classe processor (not out yet) but am open to other suggestions.
rest of my system consists of OPPO 105, Kaleidescape Cinema One system ( two Cinema One's and Vault), Tivo Roamio, Direct TV, Marantz NA7004, and Furman Reference series power conditioner: display is Sharp Elite 70. Control system is RTI / iPads
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