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What are the weak points of Pass amps and pre-amps ?
I have not heard all of Pass Labs amps, but from recollection of a few I did owned it’s good but not great.I had the X350, X350.5, XA100.5, XA160.5, XA160.8, compares to MSB M202, M203, Lamm M2.2 and ARC REF250 and even Bryston 28B3, one would won... 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
Find you a pair of Q5, power them with the M900u.You'll be happy for awhile. Not too big and they don't requires too large of a room.They will completely disappear when you have them set up just right. 
Like the new look to audiogon ?
Just my opinions, but I think with the old layout they were getting pretty good traffics that din’t translate into higher profit or sales.With this new layout they are discouraging casual browsing that takes up bandwidth and instead only make thos... 
Like the new look to audiogon ?
It's just another way to make you pay $$ more for listing.Now if you really want your ad to remotely be seen you have to pay more. 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
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My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
I’ll wager a dollar l that you will returns to the ARC pre and amp. 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
I can’t believe how "laid back" my 350.8 sounds when compared to the GS150That’s exactly how I felt when comparing the XA-160.5 to the ARC REF 250.Cheers 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
That's quite interesting about the Plinius amp, I've been keeping an eye out for a pair of SA Ref myself, only seen 1 pair listed here for the last 18 months, which I did make an offer and the seller accepted, but he backed out at the last moment.... 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
That is an impressive list- ysound.I, too, have not auditioned the "cubed" series from Bryston.On many, many occasions I have listened to the original ST and SST series. Never had a bad demo. Where did you demo the 28B3 ?Happy Listening! I’ve owne... 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
Wait till you hear a pair for 28B3, it ranked among the best for meBelow is how I'd ranks it:1st. Bryston 28B32nd. REF 250 w/KT1503rd. MSB M2024th. Lamm M2.2 and Krell Solo 5755th. Pass Labs XA-160.56th. Krell 402e7th. ML 532 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
Another pre-amp to add to your "must audition" list is the Esoteric Grandioso C1.I have been listening to the C-900U for the last 2 weeks, A/B it against the C1.While C-900U is very good, the C1 still have the upper hands when it come to vocals an... 
Looking for THE amp to anchor my system, Krell, Plinius or maybe a D
You liked the sounds of the 402e, then you will absolutely loves the new Krell DUO 300. It still have the power and bass but even more refine than the 402e.  
Need Suggestions for speakers up to $15K new/used
Add the Magico S5 to your short list. 
Rubidium Clock
Yes, I'm looking to add a external clock to the D1s and then output the clock signal from the D1 to the RedNet D16.BTW, the RedNet is the real deal, just replaced my USB set up and was amazed of the immediate improvement in SQ, worth every pennies... 
Rubidium Clock
zephyr24069,You mentioned something about the HDPlex LPS, do you think it would be possible for Cybershaft to manufacture a unit to accept the power from the HDPlex.I just contacted Cybershaft and mentioned that I have a few HDPlex LPS units layin...