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    The wait is over! Pass INT-250’s in stock at Suncoast Audio





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    The wait is over! Pass INT-250’s in stock at Suncoast Audio


    Pass INT-250 and Hegel 590, Hi-Fi Rose RA180 and Boulder 812.


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    Re: The wait is over! Pass INT-250’s in stock at Suncoast Audio

    nice! do you enjoy the added power over the int60? makes a lot of sense imho

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    Re: The wait is over! Pass INT-250’s in stock at Suncoast Audio

    Quote Originally Posted by u-sound View Post
    nice! do you enjoy the added power over the int60? makes a lot of sense imho
    Oh yes! You can really hear it. Grip, control and soundstage x 10.


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    Re: The wait is over! Pass INT-250’s in stock at Suncoast Audio

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post

    Pass INT-250 and Hegel 590, Hi-Fi Rose RA180 and Boulder 812.


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    Congrats. I just watched your video on YT, as well. Looks like a great integrated, and I am a big fan of integrated amps.

    BTW, Mike what is the rack you're using?

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    Re: The wait is over! Pass INT-250’s in stock at Suncoast Audio

    Quote Originally Posted by Puma Cat View Post
    Congrats. I just watched your video on YT, as well. Looks like a great integrated, and I am a big fan of integrated amps.

    BTW, Mike what is the rack you're using?
    Thanks. It’s a beast! That rack is the Critical Mass Sotto Voce.


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    Re: The wait is over! Pass INT-250’s in stock at Suncoast Audio

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    Thanks. It’s a beast! That rack is the Critical Mass Sotto Voce.


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    Thanks, Mike. Cheers.

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    Re: The wait is over! Pass INT-250’s in stock at Suncoast Audio

    The Pass Labs INT 250. IMHO, it just doesn't get any better in it's price range. I auditioned seven outstanding integrated amps at Suncoast Audio before settling on the INT 250. After owning it for 2 years I couldn't be happier. It gets the very best out of my Harbeth Super HL 5+ 40th Anniversary Speakers.
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    Re: The wait is over! Pass INT-250’s in stock at Suncoast Audio

    Looks like a great piece, could never lift it, but it looks nice.
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    Re: The wait is over! Pass INT-250’s in stock at Suncoast Audio

    Quote Originally Posted by CPP View Post
    Looks like a great piece, could never lift it, but it looks nice.
    I literally had to roll in my INT60 from the front door to my rack on a 4 wheel dolly. LOL

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    Re: The wait is over! Pass INT-250’s in stock at Suncoast Audio

    I had no one to help me unbox and situate my int 250. I brought the amp into the house from the deck and slid it down a flight of stairs (still in the box) one step at a time. Once downstairs in my listening room, I unboxed it. Then I placed padding (a blanket) on top of the 5' tall stand.

    Next came the tricky part...placing the amp on top of the wooden cabinet without scratching or destroying anything. I first sat the amp on a recliner seat next to the cabinet, about 2' off the ground to adjust my grip. After lifting the amp to the top of the cabinet, I teased the blanket out from underneath the amp, very carefully, one corner at a time. Then I placed furniture skid pads under each leg of the amp. I donned leather gloves and a heavy long sleeved shirt. The heatsinks have sharp edges. Then I hoisted the amp to chest height, lifting mostly with my legs and set it on top of the cabinet and teased the blanket out from underneath the amp. That's it!

    It was hard to believe I was able to accomplish this alone, but I only had my wife to help me and she's fairly petite. So I nixed the idea of using her to help lift. Anyway, I got the job done. Having said all this, I would not recommend trying it without help. But, if you're very careful, and have no physical ailments that precludes the lifting, it can be done.
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    Re: The wait is over! Pass INT-250’s in stock at Suncoast Audio

    Quote Originally Posted by bluegrassphile View Post
    I had no one to help me unbox and situate my int 250. I brought the amp into the house from the deck and slid it down a flight of stairs (still in the box). Once downstairs in my listening room, I unboxed it. Then I placed padding (a blanket) on top of the 5' tall stand.

    Next came the tricky part...placing the amp on top of the wooden cabinet without scratching or destroying anything. I teased the blanket out from underneath the amp, very carefully, one corner at a time and placed furniture skid pads under each leg of the amp. I donned leather gloves and a heavy long sleeved shirt. The heatsinks have sharp edges. Then I hoisted the amp to chest height, lifting mostly with my legs and set it on top of the cabinet and teased the blanket out from underneath the amp. That's it!

    It was hard to believe I was able to accomplish this alone, but I only had my wife to help me and she's fairly petite. So I nixed the idea of using her to help lift. Anyway, I got the job done. Having said all this, I would not recommend trying it without help. But, if you're very careful, and have no physical ailments that precludes the lifting, it can be done.
    Impressive! Sounds like you did a great job!

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    Re: The wait is over! Pass INT-250’s in stock at Suncoast Audio

    Oh, Rules me out then!

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    Re: The wait is over! Pass INT-250’s in stock at Suncoast Audio

    Quote Originally Posted by Bruce View Post
    Oh, Rules me out then!

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    Re: The wait is over! Pass INT-250’s in stock at Suncoast Audio

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    Me thinks he had a hernia, Mike. No heavy lifting. TMI AFAIC
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    Ha! Sorry Mike--yep double Hernia Buggers had the Mesh Op--still troubling tho--be warned all --I buggered mine struggling with Rockports up 3 flights of stairs

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    Re: The wait is over! Pass INT-250’s in stock at Suncoast Audio

    I love a good integrated amp. Been a fan of them ever since I bought a NAD 3120 back in the 80s. Would love to hear the INT-250 sometime.

    Or, even the INT-60...

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    Re: The wait is over! Pass INT-250’s in stock at Suncoast Audio

    Quote Originally Posted by mxk116 View Post
    Me thinks he had a hernia, Mike. No heavy lifting. TMI AFAIC

    Been there done that LOL among a few other getting old medical encounters
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    Re: The wait is over! Pass INT-250’s in stock at Suncoast Audio

    Quote Originally Posted by Puma Cat View Post
    I love a good integrated amp. Been a fan of them ever since I bought a NAD 3120 back in the 80s. Would love to hear the INT-250 sometime.

    Or, even the INT-60...
    I had my INT-60 for over 7 years, with 3 different speakers, and loved it. Still obviously a big Pass fan (see my signature).
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