Modwright, no contest.
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Which Odyssey amp?
I recently had an extended session with the Modwright KWA150SE and Odyssey Khartago Extreme SE stereo. Preamps were the Modwright LS-100 and Odyssey Tempest.
Whatever the combination, I always preferred the Khartago - with the Tempest AND LS-100 preamps.
The Khartago had more slam and transparency, the KWA150SE was a bit more relaxed and veiled ... in comparison, that is.
I felt the Modwright preamp was bloody good, though, and excellent value. Both the Odysseys are cheaper.
Oh, the amps were used to drive Magnepan MG1.6 speakers.
Just my ears, mind you ...
There is no way the Modwright KWA150SE lacks transparency, sounds veiled, sounds relaxed, or lacks slam.
I just upgraded from the KWA150 and the SE version is incredible, probably one of the amps around regardless of price.
Has a combination of exceptional transparency, and reflects the pace of the music...it can handle all sorts of music with an amazing sense of realism. Incredibly dynamic too.
In my view it needs to be fed a power cord that has good slam and decent weight, but there are lots of these around. It will show up the flaws of any weak links in a system.