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quality preamps such as Hovland, Joule, First Sound, Rogue, etc. I know I would appreciate it. The Supratek sounds terrific, but how does it stack up against
Ohm Walsh Micro Talls: who's actually heard 'em
I now kind of wish I'd tried the Ohm's first.
The best speaker you ever heard
the guy hooked up those small (laugh) 5 watt Audio Notes.
Tidal Speakers owners
them on Sunday of the show. One first impression-never have I seen speakers better packed.
Speakers to hang on to for LIFE
I bought my first pair of Harbeth P3 mini-monitors in 1994, sold them in 1998 and bought a pair of Harbeth HL Compact 7s, which I
When is digital going to get the soul of music
rround for the last two months (for the first time) and I totally agree that surround kicks two-channel butt (at least with lower priced equipment in a small room).
Personal speaker evolution
First I had my EARS(free by God) Than I had one-box tube radiola(record-player, tuner, amp and speakers) Than I had
Zu Soul Superfly
in the free superfly upgrades to the first 30 people got me. From a similar thread it sounds like some of you guys have heard the speaker despite information
Personal amp evolution
Moscode 300 Linn Majik Pass Aleph 3 Pass Aleph 2s BAT
Amplifiers:A Keeper for Life Do you know of one
My Pass Labs X600 Monoblocks. I have no desire or need to every let them go. Besides they're too heavy to get rid of.
What does one purchase after owning horns
particular vocal reproductions. I swear first time I heard them I was spooked that Frank Sinatra's ghost was in the room. My point? I think those are going to be a
solid state vs tubes
It has been said that Pass XA.5 has a tube-like sound. I no longer understand what that means. To my ears, the Pass has a midrange on par with
Powerful Tube Amp for SF Strads
should also check out the Lamm M1.2 and M2.2 hybrid amps. Do some research, the reviews and user comments seem universally positive. Also check out the new Pass
450 Pound Monobloc Amplifier
right at a half-ton...amazing. The Pass Labs XS 300 monobloc weighs 300 pounds, 300 wpc. With all of the advances in amplifier design, does an amp really have
Which is the most tubelike solid state amp around
The Pass XA.5 series has a sweet sound. I'm using a Pass XA30.5 on my 3.6's. I'm a tube fan/lover and have several tube amps I
Emotiva amplifiers review/experience
ssumptions'...dangerous, I know. First, While even Bryston (just an example) is built to a price point, they spend time voicing and have a higher parts
SS amps for merlin vsm
of you Merlin owners ever auditioned a First Watt offering...J2...M2? Seems like one of them would be a good match, but one never knows until one hears it.
Jeff Rowland 2 or Classe 25 for Avalon Eclipse
I would go for a Pass labs X-250.
Thoughts on the First Watt SIT Amps
Has anyone bought the First Watt SIT amp (either model)? If so, tell us your thoughts compared to previous amps you've had.
To all tube lovers
From experience in my system, Pass Labs XA-.5 series, and by extension one of the offerings from First Watt...the M2 or J2. I do not have
What Is Best Monoblocks For Around 10,000 Used
they only have single ended inputs. The Pass Labs X600 may not give me the bass I'd like to have. Can anyone make any suggestions on a good, resolving pair of
5000 integrated budget: Please help me choose
me inexpensive substitutes,it really is first-rate.The Dialogue 2 allows remote control and triode operation for more intimate/small scale performances.
Audio Research Ref 250s for Magnepan 20 1s
3 preamp and Ref 8 CD player along with Pass Labs XP25 phonopre, VPI table with dynavector cart, and Pass Labs X600.5s. I have plenty of power but had an eye
tube pre amp plus solid state power amps
I would power up the tube stuff first, than the solid state stuff so no unwanted turn on transients will destroy your speakers.
best class a amp for a grand
Pass Aleph 30s come up for around that much, or just a touch more than that. A fabulous amp, particularly the highs.
First Watt to Pass Labs
I am considering buying a First Watt or Pass Labs preamp and amp. I've never compared the units side by side, but I see the benefit of the First Watt simple
Pass Labs amps and Avantgarde speakers
Hi, Does anyone has any experience with matching Pass Labs XA30.5 poweramp with Avantgarde Acoustic Duo speakers? The XA30.5 is getting great