If you check the other many threads in the Nuprime circle, you will discover many owners' positive comments, I think. If memory serves me, there have not been as many IDA-16 comments as there have been for the IDA-8, ST-10, or the MCH K38 amps.
Personally, I cannot speak to the IDA-16's sound as I have not heard it, but I own both an IDA-8 and an ST-10. I'm delighted with both for different reasons. I bought the IDA-8 initially for my vacation home. Now, it's my travel amp that accompanies my wife and me across N. America. The ST-10 replaced the IDA-8 in my vacation home (along with a new preamp and new DAC). The ST-10 very much suits my needs.
P.S. I have had the pleasure of meeting Mark. Rest assured, he knows a lot about audio and a helluva lot about speakers. His Eddies sound great!
Thanks for the reply, Michael.
You've hit in something I've noticed; That there isn't as much talk/activity about the IDA-16. Although I gather from the reviews and the few owner comments that it is a fine amp.
I'm In a tough spot because I would prefer an all in one solution and the IDA-8, while I am sure is an excellent amp, I'm unsure if it could completely handle my big room and speakers.
Yours is the kind of feedback I'm looking for. I'm hoping some IDA-16 owners might chime in. I have read many older post with satisfied owners but it's nice to read new posts from owners that continue to be satisfied.
Yes, Mark's speakers look outstanding. What I'd give to hear the Alex in my room.
Thanks again, Michael, I appreciate it.