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    Accuphase Class A or A/B???

    So... Im gonna dip my toe in the Accuphase pond but I really dont know which way to lean... the new A75 or a pair of M-6200 mono's. I have always owned class A/B amps and although none are created equal I have certainly owned some amazing ones.

    What are current Accuphase owners thoughts???

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    Re: Accuphase Class A or A/B???

    Quote Originally Posted by dznutz View Post
    So... Im gonna dip my toe in the Accuphase pond but I really dont know which way to lean... the new A75 or a pair of M-6200 mono's. I have always owned class A/B amps and although none are created equal I have certainly owned some amazing ones.

    What are current Accuphase owners thoughts???
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    Re: Accuphase Class A or A/B???

    I own an Accuphase A70. It is a superb amp. Despite being class A, it does not get very hot. I use it to drive Vienna Acoustics The Music speakers, which are a moderate load. Even with 96-98 db musical peaks, I have never seen the digital display go beyond 30 watts. The bass depth and control is better than some amps rated at 250-300 watts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dznutz View Post
    So... Im gonna dip my toe in the Accuphase pond but I really dont know which way to lean... the new A75 or a pair of M-6200 mono's. I have always owned class A/B amps and although none are created equal I have certainly owned some amazing ones.

    What are current Accuphase owners thoughts???

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    Re: Accuphase Class A or A/B???

    Im currently playing with Magico A3’s and Contour 60’s

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    Re: Accuphase Class A or A/B???

    I have both A/B and A type amps. I prefer my Class A by far. Warm with plenty of power even for difficult bass driven speakers such as my Franco Serblin Ktemas. Highly recommend the Accuphase Class A amps. They don’t even get to warm.


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    Re: Accuphase Class A or A/B???

    Me too. I have E650 with class A 30 watts. I can even go up more than 5 % of power with my speakers.
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    Re: Accuphase Class A or A/B???

    Accuphase Class A amps sound wonderful. I'm currently using an A-75 (60w @8ohm,120w @4ohm, damping factor of 1000) with Sonus faber Strads, but am seriously looking at Magico S7's
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    Re: Accuphase Class A or A/B???

    Im thinking you will need way more power for the S7’s

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    Re: Accuphase Class A or A/B???

    Quote Originally Posted by Gene View Post
    Accuphase Class A amps sound wonderful. I'm currently using an A-75 (60w @8ohm,120w @4ohm, damping factor of 1000) with Sonus faber Strads, but am seriously looking at Magico S7's
    Get the pair of Avantgarde and done
    Paul

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    Re: Accuphase Class A or A/B???

    Quote Originally Posted by Gene View Post
    Accuphase Class A amps sound wonderful. I'm currently using an A-75 (60w @8ohm,120w @4ohm, damping factor of 1000) with Sonus faber Strads, but am seriously looking at Magico S7's
    Quote Originally Posted by dznutz View Post
    Im thinking you will need way more power for the S7’s
    The A-75, like the A-70, has more headroom than quoted. More than double the power (3dB) stated for each impedance.

    The A-70 easily pumped more than 400+ Watts peak into the Gauder Akustik Berlina RC 9 speakers that have a 4-ohm nominal impedance. It is covered in this review here: http://www.theabsolutesound.com/arti...-berlina-rc-9/


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