amp

Forum discussion tagged with amp.
  1. Snootnoot

    Question Best amp/intergrated for bose 301 iv?

    Don't hate me, these sound better than Ls50's in my room, that being said I'm looking for either an amp or integrated that i can get for less that 300 CAD used. Digital in/out isn't a necessity .
  2. angelmf2704

    AMP recommnendations for HD599

    Hello, a few days ago I received my Sennheiser HD599 SE. They were only 100 dollars, I have heard wonderful things about them from people I know. I have made dumb decisions before, for example I thought using MQA with Sony's WH-1000XM3 was the best thing since they were both Hi Res (not horrible...
  3. A

    Question Need some suggestion for my turntable set

    Hi there, I am planning get a new turntable set. The turntable would be Pro-Ject DC EVO. The phono preamp would be Pro-Ject Phono box DC or MM, if needed. I am thinking about B&W 607 as speakers. Need suggestion for amp or receiver? The budget is better below $500. PS: expecting new not...
  4. Z

    Help Upgrading / adding to my Arcam S10 / Monitor Audio setup

    Hi! Total newb here. First post. Here's the thing. I have a pair of Monitor Audio Silver 500 speakers, an Arcam S10 amp, and an Audio Technica LP5 with Ortofon Blue. I love it. But it lacks a punch. The bass falls short and not all music genres are delivering on my expectations. (I stay...
  5. Ollie

    Question Amp suggestions for Pioneer PLX-500 and Denon tape deck

    Hi folks, I'm using the Pioneer PLX-500 turntable with Pioneer DM-40 speakers, and today picked up an inexpensive Denon DRM-500 tape deck. The speakers are powered and include a 3.5mm and RCA inputs so I can directly connect the turntable and tape deck to them simultaneously, however I'm stuck...
  6. User name

    ALC1220 VS Schiit Hel for DT 770 Pro 250 Ohms

    Hello. Hi. I'm not an audio guy. My MB is X399 Designare EX, with ALC1220. I'm looking to buy an all in one compact solution which can power my DT 770 Pro 250 olms as I don't have much desk-space. The best DAC/AMP combo in my price range I could find was the Hel Schiit. Why am I trying to buy...
  7. G

    Amp Dilemma

    I have a NAD 355BEE paired to Mezzo 6 floorstanders. In addition to the CD Player (also NAD). I was very happy with the way the combo sounded. The Mezzos are a little inclined towards the brighter side and this gets perfectly balanced by the Amp which tends to have a bias towards the warm. I...
  8. G

    Advice Sought On Matching Old Amp With New Speakers

    After days checking various speakers and amps across the internet I've opted (for now at least) to stay with my very matured Pioneer A107. But I'm considering upgrading my speakers. My amp specs are: Continuous power output (both channels driven at 20 Hz to 20 kHz)** T.H.D. 0.1 %, 8 Ω...
  9. O

    Integrated Amp recommendations for Monitor audio Gold Reference 20s

    Hi! I'm setting up my first hifi setup, so far I have a rega Planar 3 and a pair of MA GR20s. Initially I planned on getting the yamaha as501 amp, however many people on this and other forums have told me this amp will not only limit the sound quality but cause clipping (especially on dynamic...
  10. C

    Question Speakers for Pioneer SA-420

    Hello folks. I have a Pioneer SA-420 from the 1980s, recently serviced, and now I'm on the hunt for good + small bookshelf speakers to match with it. The speakers I have in mind are the System Audio Saxo 5s. The amp lists 21 watts per channel into 8ohms. The speakers have "recommended amplifier...
  11. M

    New Amp/streamer - so confused what to get

    Hi, I can't decide on what to get - perhaps you can help me out. What I have: - Monitor audio silver 6 speakers - a TV Now I need a replacement for my Onkyo receiver that broke down. I also started questioning my choice of speakers since I thought they sounded a little too cold/neutral with...
  12. S

    Right Channel Stereo Sound Softer than Left, Turntable or Amp

    Hi, I am a new member to the forum living in Melbourne Australia, hoping to get some advice As heading into a repair shop is a bit tricky these days. I recently noticed when playing with the balance the right channel is quieter than the left. I am not sure how long it has been going on for or...
  13. MrBee

    Question Car Hifi....Which to get for £600 ish

    Looking to purchase a quality sound system for my car ... Interested in quality not volume. Can you give me 2 possible products of either 4 or 6 speaker systems at around £600 max price. A matching amp if necessary but not loudness quality only. Audio device not required. Please and thanks...
  14. Radcliffe 90

    NAD C340

    Hi i own a NAD C340 I think it’s great I have it linked to my tv for audio the only downside is I don’t have a remote I know this isn’t a major issue but getting up and down to change the volume for things like adverts can get a little annoying, I’d just like to know if it’s possible to buy a...
  15. L

    I have a Naim NAP 180 power which I stupidly connected through speaker cables to another amplifier

    plugged two amps into the same speakers... I have a Naim NAP 180 power which I stupidly connected through speaker cables to another amplifier~! my question is what damage am I likely to have done and is it repairable? many thanks
  16. L

    Question Amp+dac or amp/dac for AKG 712 pro (first time buyer) ~230€ budget

    Hello, I just ordered my first pair of real headphones and now I need a Dac and Amp or a dac/amp combo for them. I currently have a bad 25€ amp/dac from amazon for my Sennheiser Momentum. Ideally my budget would be 200€, I spent 160€ for the headphones, I don't really want to spend way more for...
  17. Pokey

    Best upgrade path from a Bluesound Powernode 2i

    Hey guys, I could need some help. Last year, I did buy B&W 805 D3's after listening to them for almost two full afternoons at a great Hi-Fi-Dealer in Glasgow. I also wanted an integrated amp, but the only one they had in stock was an Auralic Polaris. While it did sound fine, I just couldn't...
  18. swains

    Nad d3020 and Dali Zensor 3 cables

    Hi, I have just purchased a nad d3020 v2 (awaiting delivery) and dali Zensor 3's. These will go with Rega planar 3. This is my first setup and I am learning as I go. I was wondering if there were particular cables to link amp and speaker that anyone could recommend. Also, when doing a bit of...