Also included are both balanced (XLR) and unbalanced inputs, in/out trigger connections, and a soft touch power switch. Compared to competitors like the Outlaw, the UPA-1 is more stylish and full-featured. And it’s priced lower, giving it an enhanced price to performance ratio. The problem though is that the low cost was achieved by using a less solid & heavy duty built via the shared chassis. Nevertheless, the amplifier has received a lot of praise from users who recommend it as an inexpensive solution for an at-home theater system.