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Sensation M451
Sensation M451
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Our Price: $849.00

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Product Code: VRTU-IA-SSM451-PBF-1



Binding Posts





Matching Buttons*:



Power Supply


2 week build time

Remote Control:

Speaker Cables

Interconnect Cables

Interconnect Cables*:

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At this time the Dodd Audio Tube Buffer upgrade and black M451 face is currently unavailable

The Sensation M451 is an instant classic, building upon the sonic virtues of the acclaimed Virtue ONE/TWO amplifiers while adding 3 inputs, remote control and the most beautiful enclosure ever offered in this price range. We expect that ALL customers will choose an upgraded power supply, either from Virtue or a third party.

Click on "larger photo" under the photo to the left, to see more pictures.

Here are some key features:

  • High-power, reference-grade amplifier for any audio source
  • World-class engineering by Roger Sheker, Audience LLC
  • Max 30v, 87 wpc @ 4 ohms
  • 33,000 uF power capacitor
  • Sonicap input capacitors
  • Heatpipe thermal management
  • Unique Propeller Post binding posts
  • Tellurium copper RCA jacks
  • Buffered mono subwoofer pre-out
  • Stereo pre-outs (using LM4562 op-amps)
  • Aluminum and steeel chasis
  • ALPS potentiometer (rk16 motorized)
  • Three RCA inputs
  • High nickel, ultra low loss, torroidal output inductors
  • Full featured remote control (black plastic standard, aluminum billet upgrade) works with Piano also
  • Soft-start circuit
  • Safe for use with all high-current power supplies up to 30v including battery packs.
Find dimensions and power specifications below.

Dimensions4"H x 10.5"W x 10"D
Power Supply
Max: 30v
RMS Output
4 ohms, <1% THD
24v/65w (standard) 30wpc

Please note that sound will improve as it is broken in. Around 100 hours of break-in are recommended.

If the color or finish of top you want is not listed, we can probably custom make it for you. Our master craftsman, Jeff Keyes, can make tops from plexiglass (clear or black) and many exotic veneers such as mahogany, ebony, mappa burl, cedar, poplar, hickory, anigre, lacewood, walnut and oak. Prices are reasonable. Email us at for special requirements.

Every unit is assembled to order. Since every "Melissa" unit is built for you™, a restocking fee of $50 applies to all returns.

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