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    Ref 160M

    Has anyone tried using KT88 IN THE REF 160M ?
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    Re: Ref 160M

    Well I bought 8 gold lion KT-88ís and thought I might try them in the ref160m. I have always liked the warmth of the KT88ís. Although I talked with audio research and they said the amps are voiced for the kt150ís I think it will be a interesting to see what comes of it.

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    Re: Ref 160M

    Quote Originally Posted by Biketony View Post
    Well I bought 8 gold lion KT-88ís and thought I might try them in the ref160m. I have always liked the warmth of the KT88ís. Although I talked with audio research and they said the amps are voiced for the kt150ís I think it will be a interesting to see what comes of it.
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    Re: Ref 160M

    So I have had the KT88ís in the ref 160ís for only about 7 hourís. (Gold Lions). Gotta say that Iím very happy. Warmer, but still defined. Itís still really early in the game to make a full evaluation.

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    Re: Ref 160M

    Quote Originally Posted by Biketony View Post
    So I have had the KT88ís in the ref 160ís for only about 7 hourís. (Gold Lions). Gotta say that Iím very happy. Warmer, but still defined. Itís still really early in the game to make a full evaluation.

    Noticed that my signature doesnít include my speakers. Vimberg Tondas
    Thank you. Great to hear.
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