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Sensation M901
Sensation M901
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Our Price: $999.00

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Product Code: VRTU-IA-SSM901-PBF-1






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At this time the Dodd Audio Tube Buffer upgrade is currently unavailable

The Sensation M901 is an upgraded M451. It is the ultimate for the critical listening. It ships standard with T-Copper propeller posts, Auricaps, and the standard 24v/65w supply (suggested for burn-in only).

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
  • Auricap input capacitors
  • Cryo-treated Auric hookup wire
  • Heatpipe thermal management
  • Tellurium copper Propeller 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.

Average Customer Review: Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 1 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Absolutely in love with music now April 20, 2012
Reviewer: Brandon D from Murrieta, CA United States  
I found Virtue Audio through word of mouth on forums while researching for the best Tripath amplifiers.  My budget was around $300, I was willing to go for the ONE or TWO, but they were out. However, the reviews and testimonies were so strong that I went for the Sensation.  I waited 40 days, but it was worth it!  Customer service was top-notch, they responded to last-minute requests right away.  Considering the team is just a couple people or so, I'm not complaining at all.  
So the amp came home, and I was quite impressed when I plugged it in.  Now that it is breaking in nicely, the sound is absolutely fluid... it's AMAZING and LOVELY.  Virtue Audio is the best

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