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  1. #51
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    Re: Gryphon Antileon Evo

    Great question. I have the Pandora. But I suspect the Zena will do just fine.
    Digital: Innuos Zenith Mk3 Server + MSB Premier DAC with Powerbase
    Amp: Gryphon Pandora + Gryphon Antileon Evo Stereo
    Speakers: Magico S3 MkII
    Cables: MIT SL-Matrix 36 XLR interconnect cables + 70 speaker cables; AQ Diamond & Vodka ethernet cables
    Power: AQ Niagara 5000 + AQ Tornado power cables
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    Re: Gryphon Antileon Evo

    Do you have the Antileon Evo? Am looking for kindred spirits
    Digital: Innuos Zenith Mk3 Server + MSB Premier DAC with Powerbase
    Amp: Gryphon Pandora + Gryphon Antileon Evo Stereo
    Speakers: Magico S3 MkII
    Cables: MIT SL-Matrix 36 XLR interconnect cables + 70 speaker cables; AQ Diamond & Vodka ethernet cables
    Power: AQ Niagara 5000 + AQ Tornado power cables
    Headphones (travel): Sennheiser Momentum + Chord Mojo

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    Re: Gryphon Antileon Evo

    Quote Originally Posted by Aspac View Post
    Just wondering what in your opinion, is the best Pre amp match for the Antileon..... Zena , Pandora or another manufacturers
    It's the CH Precision L1 that you need if you have the Antileon Evo.
    Pandora cannot compete with CH L1.
    Gryphon are very good at amps but not as good regarding preamps.
    Speaker System : Thiel CS 3.7 - Gryphon Diablo 300 - Aqua Acoustics LinQ - Aqua Acoustics Formula xHD Rev 2 - Fanless Intel NUC + Sbooster Mkll - Paul Pang Quad Switch - Gryphon VIP Series Interconnect & Speaker cables - Audioquest Firebird Power cables - Audioquest Niagara 3000 Power Conditioner - Woodlink Rack - Roon Rock - Qobuz & Tidal.

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    Re: Gryphon Antileon Evo

    Yes I have the Antileon with the Zena pre .........

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    Re: Gryphon Antileon Evo

    Quote Originally Posted by Aspac View Post
    Yes I have the Antileon with the Zena pre .........
    If you already have the Zena well enjoy you gear you can upgrade later on.
    Speaker System : Thiel CS 3.7 - Gryphon Diablo 300 - Aqua Acoustics LinQ - Aqua Acoustics Formula xHD Rev 2 - Fanless Intel NUC + Sbooster Mkll - Paul Pang Quad Switch - Gryphon VIP Series Interconnect & Speaker cables - Audioquest Firebird Power cables - Audioquest Niagara 3000 Power Conditioner - Woodlink Rack - Roon Rock - Qobuz & Tidal.

    Coming Headphone Rig : Hifiman HE-R10P - Chord Hugo 2 - Smartphone - Qobuz & Tidal.

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    Re: Gryphon Antileon Evo

    Would like to hear from anyone who has experience with Pass XP-22/XP-32 with a Gryphon amp.

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    Re: Gryphon Antileon Evo

    Quote Originally Posted by GSOphile View Post
    Would like to hear from anyone who has experience with Pass XP-22/XP-32 with a Gryphon amp.
    We’ve used the XP22 on all the Gryphon amps. Works wonderfully.


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    Re: Gryphon Antileon Evo

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    Not a fan of CH myself. I was going to seriously pick it up. Had it and really wanted to like it, but I personally find it very dry and sterile (Swiss Spectral), but it’s beautifully made and looks terrific. YMMV.


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    Dry and sterile was my impression as well. Definitely not my cup of tea but some people luv ‘em...
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    Re: Gryphon Antileon Evo

    Quote Originally Posted by Aspac View Post
    Just wondering what in your opinion, is the best Pre amp match for the Antileon..... Zena , Pandora or another manufacturers
    I love the AE and Pandora combo. But must admit I didn’t try any other combinations. I suspect the Zena will be more than good
    Digital: Innuos Zenith Mk3 Server + MSB Premier DAC with Powerbase
    Amp: Gryphon Pandora + Gryphon Antileon Evo Stereo
    Speakers: Magico S3 MkII
    Cables: MIT SL-Matrix 36 XLR interconnect cables + 70 speaker cables; AQ Diamond & Vodka ethernet cables
    Power: AQ Niagara 5000 + AQ Tornado power cables
    Headphones (travel): Sennheiser Momentum + Chord Mojo

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    Re: Gryphon Antileon Evo

    Quote Originally Posted by Thieliste View Post
    It's the CH Precision L1 that you need if you have the Antileon Evo.
    Pandora cannot compete with CH L1.
    Gryphon are very good at amps but not as good regarding preamps.
    Maybe
    Digital: Innuos Zenith Mk3 Server + MSB Premier DAC with Powerbase
    Amp: Gryphon Pandora + Gryphon Antileon Evo Stereo
    Speakers: Magico S3 MkII
    Cables: MIT SL-Matrix 36 XLR interconnect cables + 70 speaker cables; AQ Diamond & Vodka ethernet cables
    Power: AQ Niagara 5000 + AQ Tornado power cables
    Headphones (travel): Sennheiser Momentum + Chord Mojo

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    Re: Gryphon Antileon Evo

    Hi,

    I use Audio Research Ref 5 pre with Antileon Evo, works very well. Try combination with ARC Ref 5, Ref 5se or Ref 6 (or Ref 110 if you can afford).
    Source - ARC Ref. CD8; Preamp - ARC Ref. 5; Power amp Gryphon Antileon Evo (Nord NC500 MKII, Sim Audio W5 - before); Speakers - Dynaudio Confidence C4 (Sound&Line Medius Excellence before); Wires - XLR: Hijiri Milion, MIT Magnum MA; speakers MIT Magnum MA; power cables: CD- Hijiri Takumi, Pre amp - Hijiri Takumi, Power amp - Synergistic Research Foundation 10AWG HC.

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    Re: Gryphon Antileon Evo

    Awesome review. But of course I would say that (confirmation bias)
    Digital: Innuos Zenith Mk3 Server + MSB Premier DAC with Powerbase
    Amp: Gryphon Pandora + Gryphon Antileon Evo Stereo
    Speakers: Magico S3 MkII
    Cables: MIT SL-Matrix 36 XLR interconnect cables + 70 speaker cables; AQ Diamond & Vodka ethernet cables
    Power: AQ Niagara 5000 + AQ Tornado power cables
    Headphones (travel): Sennheiser Momentum + Chord Mojo

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    Re: Gryphon Antileon Evo

    Confirmed ....!
    * An Audiophile is only as old as his tweeters ..!!

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    Re: Gryphon Antileon Evo

    excellent review, it fully reflects what this amplifier does with the sound
    Source - ARC Ref. CD8; Preamp - ARC Ref. 5; Power amp Gryphon Antileon Evo (Nord NC500 MKII, Sim Audio W5 - before); Speakers - Dynaudio Confidence C4 (Sound&Line Medius Excellence before); Wires - XLR: Hijiri Milion, MIT Magnum MA; speakers MIT Magnum MA; power cables: CD- Hijiri Takumi, Pre amp - Hijiri Takumi, Power amp - Synergistic Research Foundation 10AWG HC.

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    Re: Gryphon Antileon Evo

    Agreed
    Digital: Innuos Zenith Mk3 Server + MSB Premier DAC with Powerbase
    Amp: Gryphon Pandora + Gryphon Antileon Evo Stereo
    Speakers: Magico S3 MkII
    Cables: MIT SL-Matrix 36 XLR interconnect cables + 70 speaker cables; AQ Diamond & Vodka ethernet cables
    Power: AQ Niagara 5000 + AQ Tornado power cables
    Headphones (travel): Sennheiser Momentum + Chord Mojo

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    Re: Gryphon Antileon Evo

    Has anyone tested synergistic Orange fuses with Antileon Evo? What effect against the usual factory?
    Source - ARC Ref. CD8; Preamp - ARC Ref. 5; Power amp Gryphon Antileon Evo (Nord NC500 MKII, Sim Audio W5 - before); Speakers - Dynaudio Confidence C4 (Sound&Line Medius Excellence before); Wires - XLR: Hijiri Milion, MIT Magnum MA; speakers MIT Magnum MA; power cables: CD- Hijiri Takumi, Pre amp - Hijiri Takumi, Power amp - Synergistic Research Foundation 10AWG HC.

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