Balanced Monoblocks BAT VK-150SE


Grzegorz "gsmok" Makarewicz, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

BAT VK-150S is a powerful tube monoblock offering considerable output power of 150W/4Ω. Let no one be fooled by the "SE" symbol in the amplifier name. It is not Single Ended circuit configuration but only a special version of the device (Special Edition). Unfortunately, I do not know the details that distinguish ordinary amplifier versions of the SE version. Based on expert mentions in the press, the details are very important but supposedly secret .

At the core of Balanced Audio Technology (BAT) are the two former employees of Hewlett-Packard - Victor Khomenko and Steve Bednarski. In 1995, BAT has developed two audio devices: VK-5 preamplifier and power amplifier, the VK-60. Their presentation at the Winter Consumer Electronics Show was a great success and since then the BAT company become associated with high-end audio equipment. Monoblocks VK-150s also belong to this group of audio devices.


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Written by: Grzegorz "gsmok" Makarewicz, www.trioda.com