Mola Mola Kula Integrated Amplifier. Reviewers are all in on this Spectacular Integrated.
Now at True Audiophile
Yet more prestige reports on this Mola Mola Integrated Amplifier. Stunning performance is the agreement. -- Mini Review by True Audiophile
Available for in-home demo if you live in the Portland area and are serious about audio.
Twittering Machines Review: If it isn’t painfully clear, I love the Mola Mola Kula Integrated Amplifier for its way with music from digital and analog sources. It delivers a completely satisfying and thoroughly engaging experience with no caveats attached, all wrapped in an elegantly appealing package that nearly transcends function. I wholeheartedly recommend the Mola Mola Kula for anyone in search of pure pleasure for the ears, eyes, heart, and mind and can easily see it forming the foundation of a last and much loved system...Read full review HERE.
Review's Choice, Highly Recommended Pre-amp by Part-Time Audiophile: Sonic Purity I challenge you to find a preamp which sounds significantly better and not merely different, for anywhere close to the price.Read the full review HERE
"I cannot categorize the sound of the Kula as cool or warm, it is just natural. The Kula has many sonic strengths and no discernible weakness that I can point to. It has great transient speed with natural decays that hover within the sound stage longer than I am accustomed to. All of this comes with plenty of body and tonal rightness. This integrated amp does not sound like any “digital” amp I have heard, nor does it sound like any SS or tube amp I have heard. It simply has its own very natural and organic sound.
Overall control and bass grip add effortlessness and excitement. Dynamic contrasts and nuances are at a new, higher level for me. It is the most transparent sounding amp I have heard in this system by a good margin.
The 3-dimensionality and detail draws me deeper into the music than my system allowed previously, and without leanness or the fatiguingly analytical quality that some super detailed sounding amps can inflict.
To me the Kula is a significant achievement. It creates its own unique categories of resolution, transparency and naturalness. It is not inexpensive, but I believe the Kula represents money well spent considering it’s extraordinary sound quality, feature set, fit and finish and the beauty it reveals in the music." Jay, TA Reviewer (who also moonlights for many magazines)
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Aspiration vs Reality
This line has brought up some serious considerations with us. On the face of it, wow, this gear is expensive.
However, if you read or watch all the reviews, it becomes crystal clear how superior these products are to others. As we said, we've never seen a product that has been unilaterally raved about like Mola Mola.
With that fact in mind, is it really expensive? Think about always upgrading and total that up. We're confident it will easily meet or quickly exceed the price of these units.
Think on it. Read the reviews. Then feel confident these products will be your reference source for many many years. No upgrade yearning or pressure anymore.
Steve Guttenberg Audiophiliac
The MOLA MOLA KULA is expensive, but absolutely worth it.
Mola Mola's KULA is WIDE-EYED, WONDERFUL
HiFi News -Andrew Everard
The Mola-Mola Kula is an unashamedly upmarket integrated amplifier, especially in the fully-loaded guise reviewed here, but it lives up to its striking looks and company pedigree with a sound that's not just captivating, but entirely more-ish. Across the musical spectrum this amp belies all its cleverness with a sparkling yet weighty presentation that's effortlessly enjoyable, and hugely impressive.
High-End England Tech Reviews - Highly Recommended. Full 6 STARS
Unlocks the Secrets of the Universe. Mola Mola Kula is a unique amplifier. We have probably never heard this abundance of details ever!
Maurice Jeffries - Positive Feedback
The Kula offers a compelling mix of dizzying flexibility, gorgeous sound, and superb user-friendliness.
Very highly recommended
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THE INTEGRATED THAT BELIES ITS SIZE!
(this is direct from the Mola Mola site. Normally we would smirk at such language. In this rare case, its spot on)
Imagine a sleek, compact design that oozes class.
Imagine an amplifier design that packs enough power to comfortably handle even the most demanding of loudspeakers.
Imagine a complex yet agile and easy to use fully transparent line stage.
Imagine every possible Phono EQ setting available from the comfort of your listening chair.
Imagine a highly acclaimed discrete DAC boasting the best specs and sound around.
Imagine, combining all of the above!
Reality. Is. Kula!
Kula is an a la carte modular design creating a fusion of highly technical previous accomplishments. The chassis itself is borrowed from the acclaimed Makua preamp, as is the line stage section.
Optional phono stage with independent adjustable settings and up to 6 separate inputs.
Optional DAC section is also is available in the Makua, is identical to the world-class Tambaqui stand-alone unit and features 5 digital inputs including Roon endpoint and Bluetooth. Additionally, the Kula incorporates a Mola Mola exclusive amplifier which boast an output of 150 Watts @8Ω, doubling into 300 Watts @4Ω. Clearly enough power to drive any speaker with ease.
3 balanced and 3 unbalanced inputs, selectable by switch and software
2 Pairs of Furutech binding posts. Directly connected to the amplifier PCB using Kubala·Sosna cable.
All inputs routable through optional processor boards like the phono stage
Processing balance and input gain offset
Phase invert and mono sum
Full software control of routing and processing
Maximum input level: 20dBu (7.75Vrms)
Input impedance: 100kohm
Unweighted Signal/Noise Ratio: 113dB
2x 150W/8R @1% 1kHz, 2x 300W/4R @1% 1kHz
2x 100W/8R @0.0005%, 2x 200W/4R @0.00075%, 1kHz
Output Impedance: 2mΩ – 7mΩ (20-20kHz) (measured directly on binding posts)
Bandwidth 50kHz @ -3dB
Gain resolution: <1dB, better than 0.2dB over normal listening range
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT
16.5 in (W) x 4.3 in (H) x 14.6 in (D). Depth includes volume knob and connectors. 24.3 LB