Audion Sterling Plus Anniversary stereo is hard wired point to point using better graded components and & larger Audion wound output transformers (EI96) hand built. This pentode based KT88 stereo amp uses a small amount of feedback in the design. The chassis is black powder coated aluminum as is the transformer cover. The top plate and badge are mirror finished stainless steel.
This larger output power amp. is better suited for more difficult loads, the KT88 is a robust tube that has a good overall sonic performance