Hey krell-man how about between the A3cr and the A308cr
how much differance are we talking about?
I was just wondering because I have a A3cr
Let me say this. I was considering trading the A308cr Pre-amp and Amp in on a Conrad-Johnson Premier 17 LS2 and Premier 350 ($8,000.00). A salesman at Sound By Singer told me to keep the amp and step on up from the A308cr Pre-amp to a good $4,000.00-$5,000.00 tube Pre-amp.
He told me that I had no idea of how good that A308cr Amp really was, and not many other people as well (unless you've read all of the different reviews). He told me that as good as the A308cr Pre-amp is, at the next level I'd be hearing things that I'd never heard before. I did that and bought the Herron VTSP-1A/166. He was absolutely right.
Now, how many times have you heard of a salesman telling someone that and passing up the commission on an $8,000.00 piece of equipment?
Differences between the two amps is definitely power output. 115x2 for A3.2 which is the integrated or the amp? If it is the integrated then you are looking at 115x2 instead. If it is the A3.2 amp then 125 or 130x2
The A308cr is a power house. 250x2 with several more features than either the integrated or the A3.2 amp. The cr is also a quieter amp with the "CR" designation meaning choke regulation to make the amp quieter.