do you have a line conditioner? just added one to a similar set up and found a significant difference w/ a richard gray basic 4 input model...the amp if fine..what interconnects?
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Why are you assuming it's the amp? I've had one powering B&W N803's for about 15 months and other than warmup its performance has never changed AFAIK.
You might try a demag CD like the one made by Ayre. We run it every couple of months. It cleans our system up and brings the life back. For vinyl the Cardas sweep record has an even larger beneficial effect, depending on the cartridge. Some react more to it than others.
Try a SimAudio w3 or w5. Dyn's have a soft dome tweeter which need a slightly forward amp or they can sound dull. Sim also makes some incredible fast bass which is needed for rock. I once tried a cj (i forget which model but it was a bit lower powered then the 2500) with my contour 1.8's and thought they were a great all around performer, but a bit sleepy in presentation. My Sim cured that while staying musical.
Thanks for all the help guys, I just filled my speaker stands with sand, got the speaker's furthur out in the room and voila the its imaging perfectly and the soundstage is veryy wide, next I think I'm going to look at a line conditioner.
I thought real hard pulling the trigger at the Gamut amps but my local dealer is asking wayyy too much for it(more than the retail), but i'm glad I dint.
More than retail?! What value has this wonderful dealer added to them that would justify charging more than the manufacturer thinks they're worth?
Glad to hear that relocating and stabilizing your speakers helped so much. Putting my B&W's on spikes and getting them away from the walls had a similar effect, better imaging and much tighter, faster sound.
I'm from India and not much High-End audio is around here, and the custom duties are crazyyy, but still it dont justify the amount I was quoted by them.
I'm really enjoying my system now it sounds really good maybe sometime next year I would plan to upgrade to new speakers and amp.