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My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
Or perhaps a Rockport which naturally mates to Gryphon. Will be interesting to see.  
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
Was hoping MBL was up next, but sounds like Wilson Alexx. 
Cube Audio Nenuphar Single Driver Speaker (10 inch) TQWT Enclosure
Charles, in my high efficiency speaker experience I consider 845s or push/pull triode to be more ideal for this efficiency level. Running low watt SET at high levels yields more distortion. Ymmv.  
Cube Audio Nenuphar Single Driver Speaker (10 inch) TQWT Enclosure
I would pass on a 300b integrated with these speakers. It might “work” but won’t be optimal.  
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
I've heard the Wilson Chronosonic and Focal Grande Utopia EM in optimized home environments (one of them also has the YG Sonja XV in a different room). Open invitation to hear the EA MM7 as well. Have a friend who will have the Gryphon Pendragons ... 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
YG > Magico in my experience...more alive, dynamic, and coherent for good measure. Magico might have better bass. 
SF Cremonese Q
I heard the Il Cremonese recently, non-extreme version, and found them very open sounding unlike the Serblin-era speakers which were far more warm and cuddly. They really are quite different. I didn’t find the tweeter hot and am very sensitive to ... 
Fyne Audio - Anyone heard lf it?
Has anyone heard the F1-10 or F1-12? 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
Just what everyone wants, another Tekton thread. By a guy who has never even heard them. Lol 
Contemplating DEVORE SPEAKERS (and others)....LONG audition report of many speakers
Hey @prof , I finally heard the Spendor D9.2 this weekend. I too, was bothered by the top end on strings in particular - it was just strident and wiry at times. The speakers had 100 hours of them, so could have needed more time...and were on Levin... 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
bc the bass is "overwhelming" with the Alexx ;) Even JA said so in his measurements review. have a friend who had them for a few years and have heard them several times (he now has Chronosonic). good luck with the Focals! easier to drive too. work... 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
@kren0006 Amen brother!  
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
@viber6 - what amps and preamps have you actually owned? Because I'm not hearing (m)any. I've owned a Bryston 4BSST. I've owned 20 other amps in the past 10 years, tube, SS, class A, class AB, SET, PP, etc. I don't rely on reviews to tell me what ... 
Phonostage recommendations under $3K
I just ordered the Fern & Roby Maverick, the collaboration with LTA and Berning. Will see if it beats my little Octave.  
Speakers for Manley amps
Joseph has often been shown with Manley