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    Electrocompaniet ECI 3 vs Primare A30.1/I30

    Which one would you choose to drive Sonus Faber sonetto's ?
    1. Electrocompaniet ECI 3 Pre owned 1000$
    1. Primare A30.1 MKII Pre owned 670$

    Is it work the extra 400$ for the EC ECI3 ?

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    Re: Electrocompaniet ECI 3 vs Primare A30.1/I30

    I have not heard the ECI. I personally find Primare to sound a bit edgy for lack of a better word, however, it should drive them well. By reputation my guess is the ECI would be worth the difference. The Primare would be neutral and have good punch though.

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    Re: Electrocompaniet ECI 3 vs Primare A30.1/I30

    I have heard both, albeit not in critical listening conditions. Either should drive the Sonettos OK, even though, at ¬87dB /W (4ohm), they're not the most sensitive models aroundl.
    My take on the Primare is as Mr Peabody's above.
    Personally, I would opt for the Electro -- I liked its sonic attributes and dynamics.
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    Re: Electrocompaniet ECI 3 vs Primare A30.1/I30

    Thank you guys for your response, recently another option leaped at me, a brand new Roksan K3 integrated for 1400$. Is it worth to be considered?

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