The revolution has begun!

Digital amps along with digital xovers are the future.....and you can have it NOW. I am not going to say that a $1400 Peachtree GaN1 amp will sound better than a $120K MSB Select, $145K Boulder Preamp and Bouder $250K mono blocks with $20K worth of cables in between (over half a million plus power cords and amp stands)......but it did beat the Holo May KTE with the Holo Serene Pre and Kinki B7 mono blocks with $1000 worth of interconnects ($13k). So what will it take to beat this $200 digital board from Elegant Audio Solutions powered from a $100 switching power supply? With a digital amp you do not need a DAC or a preamp or regular amp with feedback, tubes, or transistors. With digital amps you can bi or triamp your speaker drivers directly without the distortion of passive components. In fact, I would bet that if you bought two GaN 1 amps, bought the $600 digital xover from minisdp (with great linear supply and great coax cables) and biamped some drivers directly that it would sound better than most $50K systems. You could get 2 12 inch woofs and mount them on an open baffle and put a beryllium tweenter on top and set the xover to 1K or less (48db per octave). You hardwire your speaker cable to the woofers voice coil wires and use Music Purifiers and Ground Enhancers on each driver.....Bybee Clarifiers on the back of the woofer magnets.......speaker wires hardwired via plastic clamps into the amps (no binding posts or spades allowed here!). Of course, you can triamp.....and manufacturers will soon have powered digital speaker so all you will need is a source.

There will be other manufacturers designing and building digital amps that will (no doubt) be better than the EAS boards.....but they will come at a price. These, yet to be made digital amps will blow the industry wide no more big heavy expensive boxes will ever need to be purchased......but what EAS has not is fantastic. When I do some mods to the Peachtree amp next month it should get a step or two better. Have fun!

I have started a webpage about all this and more and will be updating it continuously.


I got this amp coming in soon (maybe next week?). I will first test this out with my KEF LS50 Meta system in the office. This system is really great and has about $20K+ worth of gear. I would not change a thing on this system. I calculated that the GAN1 system (+ streamer parts) will cost a total of $4800. 

My current system in the office is a neutral and clean sounding system (Benchmark gear). The GAN1 should be similar. This is based on my experience owning the LSA Voyager 350 GAN (now sold). The GAN1 is said to be better due to the single box design.

If this is as good as people say I will use it in a few months with a KEF Blade 2 Meta that I will be ordering soon. At least for a year until I can raise funds for the KRELL KSA i400 amp that I always expected to use with the Blade 2 Meta. 

My humble opinion is Technics was introduce amplifiers class H in this time now Technics introduce amps classG when i see inside the class H vintage i compare to Amp Class G i encountered the same topology of circuit H plus the classG i see the only diference is the parts vintage class H is more big and ordinary vs Class G modern little parts that’s it the sound of both really diferent class H more brilliant vs class G i thinking about the prices i am not to invest for this modern class G so nor class H i keep my Class A and AB,the more vintage age more better sound.

This is definitely not new!  Tact had something very very similar starting in 1998, YEARS ago.  A pure digital amp.  The volume control was one of my very favorites.  Smooth like butter.  It makes my feet itch when people make blanket statements that one technology is better than any other.  Implementation is key for any piece of equipment and every part including the case and power supply counts.  There are many great products using many different technology types.  

First, one "non professional" reviewer saying the Gan1 beat his Holo setup is of little value to me. I want to see a real, professional review of this before considering this amp, including its response into 2-ohm loads and whether it's load dependent. Why is this last part a secret??? Second, my Technics SU-G700 has USB and accepts higher rate inputs, including DSD. Until the Gan1 has this it is simply incomplete and hardly revolutionary. Not ready for prime time!

I’ll still with my class AB that I just bought. Maybe in ten or twenty years I’ll get the itch to look for new power and speakers.