Schiit Audio has just released a new affodable, hi-performance headphone amplifier product – the Vali. The Vali handles headphones from 32 to 600 ohms and uses 6088 sub-miniature tubes, which are in triode configuration and run on a 60V regulared power rail. There is also a regulated 1.2V DC heater to imporve the noise lfoor and ensure long life and stable operation.
The Vali’s tubes are coupled to a solid Class AB output stage with a 650mW per channel into 32 ohms capability that makes the Vali able to drive a wire-array of headphones including orthodynamic types.
Like all Schiit products, the new Vali is made in the USA. It has a 2 year limited parts and labour warranty and comes with a 15-day, 5% satisfaction guarantee. The new Vali is currently available at $119 U.S. Look for more details at: http://www.schiit.com/.