Integrated Amps - Ayre vs Pass Labs


Hey all,

In the very preliminary stages of starting a two-channel system from the ground up. I’d like to go with an integrated to save on space.  No phono stage necessary at this point. I’m open to an incorporated DAC but it’s not a must have. Speakers, sources, etc. TBD.

Has anyone had experience hearing Pass’ INT-250 against Ayre’s AX-5 Twenty?

Thanks for reading,

CJ
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There is also the kinki Studio EX-M1 discussed here on Agon and having a stellar review by 6 Moons, which I also have no experience with but they gushed over it.
(((Legacy is very similar to Vandersteen. warm rich and laid back in the treble.)))
 I think that's wishful thinking, but are your speakers out of time?
Phase and time correct is not easy to substitute. 
Since you continue to think you know a lot about what you don't know a lot about.
  Here you go.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8A6hN8kgC4
Best JohnnyR
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I understand that Legacy states you can adjust phase using the Wavelet. What I don't understand is how it can be done after the crossover has completely mangled the phase performance of the speaker. The damage is done and you are not individually adjusting each of the drivers, you are adjusting the product of the crossover. It is counter intuitive. My two pairs of speakers are Legacy Calibre HD and Meadowlark Nighthawk (time and phase correct like Vandersteen). Each have their advantages. However, I could not just add the Wavelet to the Calibre and produce coherency like that of the Nighthawk.