I'm enjoying a C-100 right now. There are two different versions of the C-100. The original version has a slightly rolled off top end and sounds warmer. The second version has more snap but retains the nice bottom end. I had both versions here at the same time and originally, I preferred V1 but after a few days I switched to V2. I can tell you it takes about 200 hours of use before it settles down. Also, it's best to leave it on all the time; it only draws a few watts. I also compared it to a pair of modified Red Dragon Amp-1's and a Bel Canto S300iU. The Red Dragons had a more tube like sound, but I'm looking for a an integrated, so I sold them. The Bel Canto sounds a little more detailed, but it has the advantage of a built in DAC. So, I'm going back and forth between the two. Do, I keep the C-100 and add a small DAC or do I keep the S300iU and use it's internal DAC. Decisions. Speakers are Gallo Reference Strada's and sources are computer audio and a Squeezebox Touch.
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