Just hooked up a NAD C298 to VAF I93 - so far so good - the attack associated with the opening bars of Living Colour's ‘Flying’ let the neighbours know I was home and only me and my dry cleaner will know just what a fright I got......
This could be a good amp, especially considering the price.
The unit now just stays in standby mode even after removing all power (and reconnecting), trigger input etc.
Not too concerned as it is only a few days old and under warranty - more an inconvenience than anything else.
Using the 298 as a test bed to see if this type of amplification is suitable for my speakers and worth pursuing either by adding another 298 or upgrading to M33 - time will tell.
When it is / was working, I found it to be a