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Life With Ric Schultz' $2200 Highly Tweaked EVS 1200 class D IcePower Dual Mono 600w Amp
cascadesphil,Glad to hear your experiences with the EVS1200.  I am in the market for a SOTA amp, but I know that many very expensive amps I have heard just sound mediocre.  Ric seems modest and humble, but perhaps his EVS1200 really is SOTA, based... 
What Class D amps will drive a 2 ohm load
golfnutz,In my post, I was not defensive about my Mytek Brooklyn amp.  I thanked you for quoting Stereophile measurements whose power capabilities are at odds with the excellent sound quality described in the review and confirmed by my listening. ... 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
WC,I just had a lovely conversation with Merrill W.  I will meet him at the 9/29 event at the VPI house in NJ.  He likes the smallest Genesis model which is just over 4 feet tall, has lots of body with clarity throughout the freq range.  Most impo... 
What Class D amps will drive a 2 ohm load
golfnutz,Thanks for quoting Stereophile on my Mytek Brooklyn amp.  George would say it is a mediocre amp because it doesn't increase its output capability much as the impedance is lowered.  SO WHAT?  It is a budget amp which happens to have accura... 
What Class D amps will drive a 2 ohm load
mcreyn--correct. 
What Class D amps will drive a 2 ohm load
George,So what that "a good BJT amp will always drive into these sub 2ohm low impedance’s and do the wattage doubling act better than a Mosfet Class-D even GaN based one The best linear amps that can do it are all BJ" blah blah.  The musical resol... 
What Class D amps will drive a 2 ohm load
George,I read what anybody has to say, but the only thing I trust is my own EARS.  Do you believe the Electronic Institute rather than your ears?  If so, then you believe your ears don't matter and therefore you have lost credibility.  I bet that ... 
Separate DAC or continue using the Oppo UDP-205
tweak1,Are you saying that your friend's hard drive version of the same recordings on CD sound superior to the CD?  In what way? 
What Class D amps will drive a 2 ohm load
Thanks for posting the info about the ME amps.  They may sound excellent, but that is not the central issue discussed here.  The issue is that you have not shown you understand the correlation of technical measurements with tonal qualities.  Worse... 
What Class D amps will drive a 2 ohm load
There is indeed no hope for you.  All your pseudoscience data is nothing more than pseudoscience because without listening correlation it is irrelevant to the pursuit of audio excellence.  Accuracy in sound doesn't necessarily correlate with specs... 
What Class D amps will drive a 2 ohm load
I will add that my class D Mytek Brooklyn amp is very neutral, revealing and smooth in the HF.  It briefly shuts down at 300 watts into my inefficient electrostatic + parallel Enigmacoustics tweeter combination whose impedance is about 2 ohms in H... 
What Class D amps will drive a 2 ohm load
george hifi,Maybe you do much less listening than analyzing specs.  The Levinson ML2 fully broken in which I owned years ago was syrupy euphonic and veiled at low/moderate volumes with my electrostatic speakers.  Instead of claiming ricevs is a pr... 
Would switching amps make a big difference?
atmasphere,The essence of my post is that although the SS amp has more power capability into low vs high impedances, that doesn't mean the SS amp will have a tonal balance skewed toward the HF when driving an electrostatic speaker.  To use our num... 
Would switching amps make a big difference?
atmasphere,Let me elaborate on your statement, "since solid state amps tend to double power as impedance is halved, right away you can see that the MLs will be a bit bright if the amp actually got away with that."  Actually, I think that although ... 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
Trainsam,Look at the new thread on the EVS 1200 by tweak1.  His experience with this new amp is that it beats PS Audio and Audio Alchemy for power and incisiveness, for just $2200.  Still, I have no doubt that PS Audio beats many more costly amps.