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    Re: New MSB S500 and M500 Amplifiers

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike Lavigne View Post
    very nice Mike!

    that is one amp i can't wait to hear. i'm sure it's a perfect match with the Select II.

    i look forward to when you have enough time with it to contrast it with some other amps you have.
    Thanks Mike. With the MSB DAC's, it's the best match hands down compared to anything we've tried. Like I said above, the amp completely sounds like the Select II.
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    Re: New MSB S500 and M500 Amplifiers

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    You have to use the 75ohm setting. I have the gain at high. Haven't played much with the gain. I find myself listening in the 70's on the VC and 80 is very loud in the 20 x 25 room that's open. It's absolutely perfect for the MSB DAC's. The amp sounds like the Select II DAC. Period. That's the review of this amp in a nutshell.
    I listened to M500 directly connected with Select DAC in 2 systems.
    For both of them I liked the middle gain more.
    The volume of the Select was in the 70+.

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    Re: New MSB S500 and M500 Amplifiers

    Welcome!
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