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  1. 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...
  2. M

    Replace 20 year old amp or get a sub?

    I am streaming from a Blue sound Node 2i into my 2002 Roksan Kandy mkIII, feeding Dali Oberon 5s. I’m hoping to move into a detached house soon and will be able to unleash a bit more volume. Is the £600 I’m considering spending on the Dali E12 sub going to have as much an impact on the scale of...
  3. S

    Is my amplifier (Yamaha CRX-N470D) good enought for the upgrade of speakers to Elac Debug B5.2?

    Hello to everyone! I would like to ask you for some help with a decision about a speaker upgrade. Currently I have the Yamaha MCR-N470D network hifi system. It consist of a central unit (Yamaha CRX-N470D) and speakers, which came in set (Yamaha NS-BP150). I am not completely satisfied with the...
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    Matching entry level speakers with amplifier and a cheap turntable?

    Hello friends, I have decided to spend somewhere near 800€ and I have done some reasearch, Here is what I have come up with: Denon PMA-600NE Amplifier 400$ Pro-Ject Audio Primary E 230$ Dali Spektor 2 210$ I am not aware (since this is my first audio setup) if my amp is a good match for my...
  5. Sidelock

    B&W 607 amp recommendation

    I need some recommendations for a solid amp/receiver to go with Bowers and Wilkins 607 speakers. Bluetooth is necessary and I’m not keen to go beyond £400. Please let me know your thoughts.
  6. 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...
  7. kjakeb

    Amp for Bang & Olufsen Beovox cx100?

    I found a pair of Bang & Olufsen Beovox cx100 desk speakers on Craigslist in excellent condition for $190. Two questions: 1. Is this a good deal for this model in this condition? 2. What kind of amp will I need to drive them? On Craigslist the specs of the speakers are listed as "6 hohm...
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    New amp: Yamaha a s301, ONKYO 9010 or Nad c316bee?

    Hi! I'm a Hifi newbie and need some advice on which amplifier to buy for my Rega P1. My eyes are on the yamaha a s301, onkyo 9010 and Nad c316bee. Which one should I buy? Any comparison or recommendation would be appreciated. Speakers are next on my list, but feel free to suggest some if you...
  9. Black Boar

    Question ELAC Debut Ref. DBR62 - what amp?

    Hello, Yesterday a pair of ELAC Debut Reference DBR62 arrived at my lair and now I’m in need of an amplifier. These speakers are on the warmer side, they’re balanced (even too balanced for some), laid back. They’re standing in a small room, which is a factor. In case one is interested, one can...
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    Question Upgrade from Bluesound PowerNode 2?

    Hi, I've currently got a Bluesound Powernode 2 driving a pair of Davis Accoustics Matisse Signature speakers. I'm looking to separate amp and streamer, and am wondering which amp will be best suited for my speakers. I don't know much about my speakers; I was compering speakers in a hi-fi shop...
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    Brand new owner of Tannoy Eyris DC1 bookshelves, need an amp rec

    Hi all, Brand new member of the community; thought I'd join since I took the plunge into the hobby after finding a deal for a pair of Tannoy DC1s on the web. I am looking for a good amp to power these; was mainly looking at the Cambridge Audio AXA or AXR line but was wondering if anyone had...
  12. C

    2002 v 2020 Roksan amp

    I bought a pair of Dali Oberon 5s and a Bluesound Node streamer and they’re powered by a Roksan Kandy III bought in 2002. The thing is, I have no problems with the sound but can’t help wondering if I’d be even happier with an upgrade to the amp? I’m a huge fan of plenty of controlled bass...
  13. M

    Pioneer SX650 or NAD C 316BEE

    Which receiver/integrated should I upgrade to? The vintage Pioneer SX 650 receiver or a used NAD C 316BEE integrated amplifier? Either amp would cost ~200-300USD. Currently running Klipsch R 14M speakers with a Dayton Audio Class D amp
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    Denon PMA-800NE vs Denon PMA-600NE

    Hi Folks. I'm new to this site and lacking in knowledge, but keen to get up to speed and am spending an inordinate amount of time reading reviews and articles. I have purchased a Denon PMA-600NE on backorder. I'm itching to receive delivery. No date as yet... it's been a couple of weeks...
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    Kenwood KA-2002A or Luxman L-113A?

    Hello everybody at WhatHiFi! :-) I'm Marco from Italy. I've been a lurker in this forum for a long time and it's the first time I write in it. I hope I'm not breaking any rule, if so please let me know. I'd like to get a piece of advice from you, if you don't mind. The amp I use is usually a...
  16. 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...
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    Question Ageing Amplifier and speakers

    I have a 23 year old Sony TA-F44E amplifier and 18 year old Eltax Liberty 5+ floorstanding speakers that I am quite happy with. However, as I shall be emigrating to South America very soon, I wonder if I should splash out on renewing these before heading off. Currently looking at Audiolab 6000A...
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    Question Best integrated (as best as possible without overkill) matching Focal Aria 906

    Hi! I've finally stopped on Focal Aria 906 (with my rack). What is (at least to your ears) the best matching integrated for it? What will be not an overkill yet? (as I've chosen a lower-end set of speakers because of placement now need to rethink about a truly outstanding amp for it to make it...
  19. 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
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    Question How to connect powered subwoofer to Yamaha RN-602?

    I have a set of Logitech Z333 speakers which has a powered subwoofer and I have my Yamaha RN-602 reciever, which has a powered subwoofer-out port. My question is what cable do I need to connect my powered sub to the Yamaha? I have a cable (advertised as a subwoofer cable) which has RCA red and...