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  What is the best electronics for Proac D80?
I acquired a pair of Proac D80 recently. I am extremely pleased with the performance with my solid state system(Classe 401, DR6, ML 380S). However, as I understand most Proac speakers mate better with tube gears. I would like to hear from anybody who has experience with the D80. Thanks for the inputs.
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08-23-08
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08-23-08: Ponnie
Proacs are wonderful speakers. Berning tube amps are wonderful on them as well as Air Tight ATM-1 amps too.
This is two of the best combinations for the D80 as well as other models I have heard.

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08-24-08: Gunbei
For many years you could find ProAc and Audio Research gear mated at audio shows.

I heard D80s powered by a pair of VTM200s at Alexis Park 5 years ago and thought it sounded pretty good, but not as expansive as I had hoped. It could just have been the crappy "show conditions" though.

In the past I owned Tablette 50 Sigs, 1SCs and 2.5s running off Blue Circle, BAT and Pass Labs preamps and amps. I found some personal magic with some of those combos.

What seemed to work for me was a tube or SS non-OS DAC into a tube preamp feeding a solid state amp. Hopefully, this will give you an idea of my sonic preference and how it relates to yours.

Good luck!

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08-29-08: Rodrigojr
I own an GamuT D200MkIII and I am planning to upgrade my ProAc Studio 140 to D80.

Does anyone have experience with GamuT amplifiers and D80s?

Regards,

Rodrigo

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09-10-08: Elt25
Manley 250's or Snappers!
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09-10-08: Fatcataudio
Pass Labs and Proac are a magical combination. Especially the new XA.5 series amps that run pure class A.
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