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Old 18th July 2018, 02:14 AM   #11
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Which speakers do you have? They may not be compatible with a low power class A tube amp.
What other equipment do you have now, turntable, cartridge, receiver, since some of it
may be worth keeping.
The speakers are KEF C80 and horribly inefficient. The turntable is all I have now, a Rega Planar 1. I have a Nad tuner that doesn't work and I am in the process of trying to repair it.
So, for now, I am only considering a phono preamp.
I think that I read a glowing review of an Akita ? I might have that name wrong but it is close.
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Old 18th July 2018, 02:22 AM   #12
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The speakers are KEF C80 and horribly inefficient. The turntable is all
I have now, a Rega Planar 1. I am only considering a phono preamp.
I would get a used $100 receiver or integrated amplifier (with a phono stage) locally
or on ebay so you have music, assuming your Rega has a working arm and
cartridge. Then build up your system as you can, and later sell the receiver.
Forget about the class A tube amp though. Not with those speakers.

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