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Beginner Audiophile. How to chose a right amp? Recommendation for my setup?
Vincent amps sound way over their price point I am led to believe, they also use tubes in the pre section on some of their integrated amps, so you can upgrade your sound that way if so inclined.Good hunting. 
Preamp Deal of the Century
How would you describe the Supratek sound ?Dark, big/bold clean, warmish ? or any other words you would like to describe the sound, is it fast sounding, does it have good rhythm and a black background ? Is the timbre and decay of instruments truth... 
Nice retro looking amp from Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
Hands down disagree ;-) to my eyes the Moonriver looks much more stylish in a reserved way. 
Nice retro looking amp from Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
I was informed that there will be a more powerful version coming later, but later unfortunately means two-tree years! I am really excited by this amp, only wished it had headphones out also.ย  
Ultimate Integrated amps
Why are people so fascinated with ultra high end amps ? Most of the time they look pretentious and right out ugly, often of course speaker dependent, a LFD amp or Lavardin would sound just as well, if not better, amps with lots of watts and mammot... 
Nice retro looking amp from Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
Yeah, that the only problem for me, my speakers are 87db in 8ohm, sent them a question if there would be a more powerful amp in future, but no reply yet. 
Nice retro looking amp from Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
$3100-$4100 approx in Sweden, depends on what configuration you choose, bare or with mm/mc or dac, or all the options, think it is a good price, but would not be surprised if the price goes up if they get popular, as they are hand made. 
Considering Harbeth C 7ES-3
Maybe consider the Graham Audio line too, I have had a pair of LS 5/9 from them for nearly 2 years now, very good speakers and totally no listening fatigue, I liked them better than the Harbeth 30.1ย  
Need help to find a solid state amp that sounds as good as VTL S200
Usher R-15 
Is integrated the future for 2 channel audiophiles?
Yes and no, you would have to be able to addition double the gear or more, to find suitable match, in an integrated the pre and power section are optimized from the vendor.And here am I thinking separates after only having integrated amps in all m... 
Luxman L590AXii vs Accuphase E-650 for a Shindo lover
Accuphase E-600/650 are class A amps. 
Supratek Owners Thread
Great initiative Markus, I will hopefully have a Supratek pre later this year, will follow this thread going forward and hopefully many Supratek owners will join inn. 
Help selecting a new preamp
Waltersalas - Would you say that the Don Sachs pre is in the same class as the Supratek preโ€s ? 
Supratek or Don Sachs - which way to go?
I wish this forum had a way to insert pictures, that way we could enjoy all the Supratek owners equipment.Congratulations with your Chardonnay pre. 
Recommended solid state amp for user with tinnitus
The Usher R1.5 is class A the first 50w then 150w into 8ohm a/bit is said to be very tube sounding, maybe worth a try!