Forum discussion tagged with amplifier.
  1. R

    Any other options to control the power on amplifier if my pre-amp doesn't have a 12v trigger out port?

    Basically I really want to buy a Cambridge Audio CXN V2 and have it be my sole pre-amp & network streaming device. I only stream and would use a single analog and digital in, so all my bases are covered. The only issue is that I don't want to have to manually turn my amplifier off and on all the...
  2. C

    External Hard Drive To Amp

    My entire cd collection has been converted to high quality MP3 and latterly flac files onto a 1tb external drive. I had been playing them via my laptop using Media Monkey which was okay but my laptop is not up to the job and I am not looking to replace it it. I know there are streamers that...
  3. Jenjen

    what combination to take?

    Hello, I'm an amateur in listening music but anyway I love it. I'm collecting lp's for few years now and I decided finally to buy a turntable. I'm a beginer, don't know much about systems, thats I would kindly ask for help. At first I wanted vintage turntable, since I'm a lover of older nice...
  4. urre

    Question What is the difference between Yamaha a-s701 and a-s701 MK2?

    I can't find any good information about this. There is a significant price difference.
  5. shyzite

    What amp for Dali Zensor 1's and a sub

    Hey, i got a klipsch r12sw subwoofer and dali zensor 1's but I need an amp to run it. i got around 130€ which should be enough because sub is active and the dali require 25-100w. regards
  6. H

    External headphone amplifier for the Audient ID4 MkII

    Hello. I recently got an audio interface for my super basic home studio (Audient ID4 MkII). What I didn't realize is that its headphone output has quite high an impedance (22 Ohms @ 1khz), while my Shure SE535 IEMs have impedance of just 36 Ohms @ 1khz, dropping as low as 8 Ohms at some...
  7. X

    Amp for Magnat Supreme Monitor 2002

    Hi all! I need an advice regarding choosing an amplifier for a pair of Magnat Supreme Monitor 2002. I'm tight on budget, so in my list I have: Yamaha A-S201 Onkyo A-9110 Aiwa AMU-120BT Which of these three would you prefer? Or something from Pioneer (A-10 ?) Or is it necessary to extend the...
  8. O

    Best budget amp under £100?

    Firstly, thank you for your help in advance! I am trying to find the best budget amp, under £100, to power my Mission M30 bookshelf speakers. Inputs will be a Pro-Ject Elemental turntable and a line input from a Hifiberry Dac2 Pro. I have been looking at Cambridge Audio Integrated Amplifiers...
  9. J

    Budget Amplifier for Klipsch RP-8000F?

    After reading many positive reviews and having good experience with Klipsch speakers in the past, I am 99% certain I will buy a pair of the RP-8000F. Now it's just a question of what amplifier to pair it with. The problem here is budget. I live in Mexico and most amps are twice the price of...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. F

    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...
  14. 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.
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. C

    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...
  18. 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...
  19. E

    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...
  20. S

    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...