Vitus SIA-030

Bodhi

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That's great Bodhi
It sounded good at Munich but in show conditions so I will look forward to reading your report
Thanks Barry. Yes one thing you remove immediately when you've got a dedicated, treated listening room all to yourself is ambient noise from crowds and adjacent rooms. Also, the a/c power should be clean and consistent being fed by a Gigawatt conditioner. Having reviewed the RI-101 and SIA-025 (as well as being an owner), i'm looking forward to seeing what this new model brings to the table.
 
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benito

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Bodhi

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The SIA-030 in the studio for a photo shoot..

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Hans Ole Vitus's personal demo unit is the one in the middle, note the rather nice custom finish :) ..

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Hi Ben, I plan to setup my own audio blog when I get around to it & consolodate all my reviews there. But for now, here are the links..

https://www.stereo.net.au/forums/topic/281076-my-impressions-of-the-vitus-ri-101-integrated/
https://www.whatsbestforum.com/threads/vitus-sia-025-integrated-amp.14523/
Hi Bodhi
Thank you for reposting your earlier review of the Vitus 025 SIA.
I don't remember seeing that before, which is my fault, despite buying mine at about the same time after a home trial.
As I read that review I was mentally saying yes to myself as I read through your comments on its performance and there was nothing at all I disagreed with.
I hope other members will not think this is some mutual appreciation society that we have started but will appreciate what a marvellous amp the 025 is.
Now for the 030!
 

benito

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Here is a write up by Ted Chen, Senior Editor of MY-HIEND covering the official debut of the SIA-030 in Taiwan held at a local Vitus Dealer's showroom in Taipei. The article is in Chinese, but can be automatically translated in Chrome.
I thought that the sia-030 is an ri-101 amp with a signature output stage and other stuffs. That is not the case: everything is a tech transfer from the masterpiece.

Waiting for yours comments, I am expected in term of sound a mixed of an ri-101 and an sia-025.

Ben (ri-101 owner, happy with it)
 
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Here is a sneak peak of "The Beast" being uncrated at my Dealer's showroom. 138lb's of dead weight was a bit much for my untrained arms, so my Dealer enlisted the help of his Installer to get it up on the rack. The amp is currently logging hours, though i'll have the opportunity to come in in the next few days once the amp reaches about 80-90hrs & post my first impressions :cool: .

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Bodhi

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The SIA-030 in the Stenheim/Vitus/Alluxity room at TAA International Hi-End show, 2019..

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Nataraja, I checked in with my Dealer a couple of days ago. Due to recent o/s travel to shows, his example only has about 60-70hrs on it & hasn't gotten past the initial break in period yet, so i'm being patient. There's a big tranny & some big caps inside, so It should start opening up around 120-150hrs :).
 

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Peter Breuninger has posted the first review of the SIA-030

 

Bodhi

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Here is a nice write up by Audio Therapy in the UK :cool:.
 

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