Sound quality and construction can't be beat at this price.
See the March 2011 review in Enjoy The Music. Price is for my demo unit
The new Magnus MA300 replaces the MA280 with some extra power but the same musical tube like qualities.
Rated Output Power: 300 Watts at 8 Ohms
600 Watts at 4 Ohms
Frequency Response: +/- 0.1 dB from 10 Hz to 20 kHz
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: -110 dB, reference level: full power output
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD): Gain: 22 dB
Input Impedance: 50 kOhms (single-ended)
100 kOhms (balanced)o
Damping Factor: 250, reference 8 Ohms nominal
Power Consumption: 550 Watts idle, 1,800 watts maximum
Inputs: 2 balanced via XLR connector (1 per channel)
2 single-ended via RCA connector (1 per channel)
Outputs: 4 pairs WBT binding posts (2 pairs per channel)
Operating Voltage: 100V, 120V, 220V, 230V or 240V at 50 or 60 Hz
Dimensions: 19 in. W x 9.5 in. H x 27 in. D
Weight: 160 lbs.
Warranty: 3 Years Parts and Labor